Abstract: In digital forensic recovery of data from corrupted video files is an essential requirement in criminal case solving issue. Video frame is meaningful measure of video data. This paper presents a novel approach of recovery of video files using frame based recovery technique. Many existing technique uses file restoration rather than frame restoration. This paper proposed the video restoration using a fragmentation technique. The fragmented video is first extract and then it is attached to make it in playable form. if in case a target video file is overwritten then video recovery using this approach may get fail, for a corrupted video file contain overwritten segmenting this proposed technique can recover most of the video contents in non-overwritten segment of the files. This paper presents a frame-based recovery technique of a corrupted video file using the specifications of a codec used to encode the video data.

Keywords: Video file restoration, file fragmentation, frame based recovery, corrupted video data.