How to Recover Deleted Files from
Digital Voice Recorder
Here is a true story about a digital voice recorder user need desperately recover audio file accidentally deleted from the device.
"I accidentally deleted several files from my Olympus VN-4100 handheld digital voice recorder. And have so many precious audio chips insides. Please let me know what needs to be done in order to get these files restored. I am willing to destroy the recorder to retrieve the lost data." - Nick
Is it possible for Nick to recover the deleted files from his recorder? YES. 100% sure? Not always. Similar sufferings in reality are not rare. Common file loss with voice recorder can be seen as:
- Accidentally press delete button on the recorder
- When connected to a PC mistakenly deleted files and can not find in the Recycle Bin
- Format the device (internal hard drive or memory card) and lost everything
- Recorder broke and won’t turn on to access files
- Voice recorder won’t recognized by the computer
- More cases…
How to Recover Those Lost Files from Voice Recorder?
Data Recovery is such program that will help. It is able to recover AUDIO file (MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, AAC, AIF, M4A, MID), photos and video files deleted, formatted or lost from mass storage media including common digital voice recorder such as Sony ICD PX 312, Zoom H4n, Olympus VN series etc.
First things first – Better take the internal hard drive or memory card (stick) out of your digital voice recorder. And DO NOT save more files (do not take more recordings) to the mass media.
At the second stage – Free download the digital voice recorder recovery software (DOWNLOAD - FOR WINDOWS USERS or DOWNLOAD - FOR MAC USERS ) and install on your PC. Then connect the mass storage device to the computer. Then open the software, you'll see the GUI like below.
Thirdly – Highlight the drive and click 'Start Scan' to continue. The program will start to scan for the lost files.
Lastly – Preview the found files and restore them easily.
One more tip: before your deleted or lost files are retrieved, it is strongly recommended NOT to take more voice memos or other recording with the digital voice recorder. The purpose is to increase better chances of lost voice recorder audio file recovery in case overwritten happens.
Note: The tutorial above is only for Windows users! For more details about Digital Voice Recorder Recovery Software Product and the illustration of How to Recover Lost Audio Files from Digital Voice Recorder, please refer to: