Digital cameras and camcorders produce some of the most irreplaceable files, such as a recording of a child’s first steps or wedding pictures. CCTVs and dashcams create critically important footage that can be used as evidence in the courtroom or handed over to the police to help them track a suspect. The loss of such files can be extremely painful, but it doesn’t have to be permanent. There are techniques that can be used to recover even permanently deleted video files, and our how-to articles describe them in great detail.