It happens with all of us that, deleting files, folder or entire disk then realizing that you have made a mistake. You search for your backup and you don’t have backup of it. What now? This is common situation faced by everyone. There is a way available to regain unintentionally erased files on Mac. To know about the solution, just go through this article.
On Mac, when you remove a file or folder, the entry for that item from the disk directory will be removed. The data will be still intact on the disk but directory says “That space is vacant”. As long as you don’t write anything new to the disk, file recovery is very easy.
There are number of reasons behind file deletion from Mac, some of them are discussed below:
- Emptying trash without restoring vital files
- Accidentally deleting files from Mac terminals using ‘del’ command
- Virus attack on Mac hard drive will result in removing infected files without giving warning
- Unknowingly formatting an important drive while formatting some other drive
- By default Apple’s Disk Utility does a Quick Erase which deletes the disk directory and replaces it with a new empty copy
These are some of the most faced deletion circumstances by user. As said in the beginning, there is a prominent solution available for recovering accidentally deleted files on Mac, namely Mac File Recovery. This tool is built specially for undeleting files from Mac machine. It has rapid scanning technology which scans selected drive smoothly and finds erased files in a short period of time. It has user friendly interface which helps even a novice user to operate and retrieve the deleted files from Mac. This tool is considered as secured because it does not edit original content of the file. It is capable of recovering audios, videos, images, documents, programs files and many other file types. The file retrieval can be done from system hard drive, external hard drive, memory card, USB drives and many other storage devices which are formatted with HSF, HFSX and NTFS file systems.
Guidelines to use the tool:
Download and install Mac File Recovery tool on your Mac machine. Launch the utility and begin the recovery process by following directions given on the screen. From “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery” options, select “Deleted File Recovery” and click next. Once you select the option, allow the software to proceed with scan. Then, you will find the list of volumes present on Mac computer. From that list, choose the volume from where files need to be regained. Further, program will display all the available file types from Mac computer, select the file type of your wish or press ‘Skip’ option to select all files by default. Once the scanning process gets over, you can see retrieved files in “Data View” / “File Type View”. Select appropriate destination location to save regained files on Mac machine.