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How to Recover WMV File on Mac?

What is WMV file? WMV stands for Windows Media Video. It is a streaming media format for Microsoft. It comes from the upgrade of ASF (Advanced Stream Format). WMV format is very suitable for broadcast and transmission in internet due to small size under same video quality. But WMV files are easily erased due to devices problem, virus invasion, accidental deletion and so forth. At this critical moment, you can achieve WMV video recovery with the help of Softtote Mac Photo Recovery. Now, let’s study the performing steps.

Recover WMV file from storage device and Mac

Step 1 Download photo recovery utility and install it to another drive.
Note: Be sure to write to the drive from which you deleted the files as little as possible to ensure the greatest possibility of restoration.
Step 2 Connect your device to Mac and launch program.
Step 3 Select drive and file type.
After launching this software, available volumes will be presented. Select one you want to check to scan photos, music and video files. You can also filter file type by marking or unmarking "Photo", "Music" and "Video" on the right column. If you only want to scan deleted files, please select "Only scan deleted files".
Select drive and file type to scan
Step 4 Click "Next" to scan your drive.
In this interface, you can see how many sectors have been scanned, how many files have been found and how long it will take.
Scanning interface
Step 5 Select files and folders to recover.
When scanning finished, all the recoverable files are listed by file type under your drive. And the recovered WMV files are listed under "asf" folder. Meanwhile, the extension of WMV files is .asf. Check the boxes to recover files.
Select files and folders to recover
Step 6 Select path to save.
Note: It is highly recommended that save the recovered files to another drive in case lost files are overwritten.
This tool to recover WMV video file for Mac is compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 / 10.7 /10.8. It can salvage lost, deleted, formatted and corrupted photos and music files fast and accurately besides recovering WMV file.

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