How to recover deleted photos and videos: Revealed!
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How to recover deleted photos and videos: Revealed!

Recovery photos and videos with easy, in 5 easy steps. MacOS, Windows and Linux!
4.5 (25 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
5,235 students enrolled
Created by David Valentine
Last updated 4/2017
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand how files are stored on memory cards, and how file recovery is possible.
  • Recover deleted files from memory cards on Windows, MacOS and Linux
  • Recognize early warning signs of problems with memory cards.
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Requirements
  • You should be able to use a digital camera and access the memory card on a computer.
  • A passion to learn, and basic computer skills!
Description

Just discovered you’ve accidentally deleted precious memories from your camera video card?  Abandon all hope, or in under an hour - master the most powerful techniques to recover lost photos and videos from memory cards.

In the hands on project, you’ll use a spare memory card to:

  1. Take a photo
  2. Delete the photo
  3. Recover the photo on with ease in five steps on:
    • Macintosh (Sierra)
    • Windows (10)
    • or Linux (Ubuntu)

Those with lost data can jump directly to step #3!.

We also explain exactly:

  • Hhow files are undeleted (and how that works).
  • Early signs to watch out for that your memory card may be suffering problems.    
  • What to do the very moment that you realize a photo or video has been lost.  

In this course you'll need:

  • A Windows, Macintosh or Linux computer.  Instructions are provided for MacOS (Sierra), Windows 10, and Ubuntu linux
  • A digital camera and a spare memory card, if your following the project (rather than tying to recover files right away). 
  • A means of accessing the memory card on your computer.
  • To use the freely available PhotoRec tool. 
  • The website webresizer

We invite you to join our growing student community of recovery experts, rescuing precious digital memories for yourself, your friends and family, by using this course.

Sign up right now, and we'll see you – on the other side!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for photographers and everyday people that may need to recover lost photos and videos from memory cards.
  • Anyone interested in becoming a "data recovery guru!".
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
01:03:48
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Introduction
2 Lectures 07:05

In case you missed it - this introductory video will introduce the course, and what this course will bring you!  

Preview 02:55

In this course overview, we'll explain the five sections of the course and what we'll be teaching in each section. We'll also introduce your instructor. 

Preview 04:10
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The Magic of File Recovery Revealed
2 Lectures 14:32

In this critical video - w'ell explain exactly how files are stored on memory cards. We'll reveal what really happens "underneath the covers", so you'll understand how file recovery is even possible, in the first place.  

How files are stored and how they can be recovered.
07:57

Stop drop and roll!  What you should do the moment you realize you've lost precious photos or videos from your memory card.  We'll also review early warning signs, to be "tuned into" - showing signs of impending problems with memory cards. 

Stop, drop roll! What to do first when there's a problem and signs of problems.
06:35
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Beginning the project
3 Lectures 12:35

In this lecture we'll be assembling everything we need for our file recovery exercise.  

Preview 04:03

In this lecture, we explain what PhotoRec is, and go over it's features.  We'll review the capabilities of this very powerful recovery software! 

Introducing PhotoRec
04:42

Now it's time to get our project underway.  In this lecture we'll:

  1. Take a test photo.
  2. Share the photo as part of the student project.
  3. And delete the photo (on purpose!)
Beginning the project
03:50
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Recovery Process
4 Lectures 22:34

In this hands on lecture, we'll execute the five steps to recover our lost photo (from the project).  If you're recovering a lost file, this is where you'd start.  These instructions are for Windows, so feel free to jump on the MacOS or Linux instructions if that's the kind of computer you have. 

The Windows recovery process - hands on!
06:56

In this hands on lecture, we'll execute the five steps to recover our lost photo (from the project).  If you're recovering a lost file, this is where you'd start.  These instructions are for MacOS, so feel free to jump on the Windows or Linux instructions if that's the kind of computer you have. 

The MacOS recovery process - hands on!
07:52

In this hands on lecture, we'll execute the five steps to recover our lost photo (from the project).  If you're recovering a lost file, this is where you'd start.  These instructions are for Ubuntu Linux so feel free to jump on the MacOS or Windows instructions if that's the kind of computer you have. 

The Linux recovery process - hands on!
05:10

In our final lecture of the project, we'll share our results - amending our before picture with the after picture!  Be sure to post yours too! 

Sharing your results
02:36
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Conclusion and Wrap Up
1 Lecture 03:55

Well,that's all folks!  It's been amazing to have you and it's been a pleasure to serve you.  In this lecture, we'll do a brief overview of all the lessons learned, in the course. 

Conclusion and Wrap Up
03:55
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Bonus
1 Lecture 03:07

Answers for common questions from students!

Questions and Answers
03:07
About the Instructor
David Valentine
4.3 Average rating
423 Reviews
18,547 Students
3 Courses
The Backyard Data Scientist

Mr. David Valentine is an decorated Enterprise Architect with over seventeen years of experience in enterprise computing environments.  He currently works for the Province of Manitoba, in Canada where he is a responsible for the architecture of the Server and Mainframe compute environment. 

Mr. Valentine has a passion for Data Science, Computer Science, Machine Learning and Data Science.  As the "Backyard Data Scientist", he bring his experience and ability to simplify challenging technical topics to Data Science.  He's delighted to offer the world his first course on the Udemy platform, "Machine Learning for Data Science"