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What is H.264 video files and how to restore it? Find out that today!

Here you will find out:

  • what is an H.264 video file
  • how to restore that kind of videos
  • how DiskInternals can help you

Are you ready? Let's read!

What is an H.264 video file?

Most likely, you also use H.264 video files, as this is perhaps the most common video format. So what is its uniqueness?

It's all about having the highest image quality with small file size. In addition, it can be used by most video players (for example, Windows Media Player). And it is compatible not only with high-resolution devices but also with many other platforms (PSP, iPod, iPhone, Android, iPad, etc.).

What could happen to lead to H.264 video loss

H.264 video files may disappear from your computer, phone, etc. This can happen as a result of many things:

  • formatting the drive (forced or accidental)
  • deleting files and emptying trash
  • damage to the hard disk, file system, or registry
  • system failure
  • virus attack
  • damage to drive where h264 video files were stored

How to increase chances for recovery

You can recover deleted H.264 files. But, this can be done before the disk is overwritten with new information. So, to avoid this, you need to start video recovery as soon as possible and quickly. Also, stop using the device on which the H.264 video file or other video files were lost.

This is fundamentally important!

Recover H.264 videos with DiskInternals Video Recovery

In order not to lose time, right in this article, there is a guide for using excellent software to recover lost or deleted H.264 files: DiskInternals Video Recovery. Many formats that can be restored thanks to the application, including MPEG, HD/Full HD, MPEG-4, MP4, MOV, AVI, DIVX MKV, etc.

You can retrieve the file from any information source (hard drive, flash drives, SD cards, etc.).

Your lost video file can be of any size; its recovery is possible with this application. There are convenient free options, including preview (with one click of the right mouse button), full and fast recovery, etc. You can familiarize yourself with the application in more detail by downloading by “try it free” button. The wizard guides you and helps you recover files without hesitation.


After installing the application, the Recovery Wizard will welcome you.

It will prompt you to choose the following

  • The place where the file was lost (hard disk or removable media)
  • The type of files to recover (videos)

Click Next.

When the scan is complete, proceed to Preview. It is extremely simple: select the file, right-click on it and then click on the Preview line. Now enjoy the video! If you view the file, it means it can be restored and saved. In this case, recovery will occur automatically.

The last step is to save. You need to buy a license and enter the license key in the window that the Wizard will open for you. Now you just have to choose a new repository for the recovered files.

Good luck!

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