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How to recover lost files on Mac?
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May 30, 2014
12:24 AM
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April 22, 2014

What is the best way to recover deleted files on a Mac?

It used to be that once you deleted files from your computer and emptied the recycle bin, your files were 

gone forever with no hope of return. For the Mac computers of today, however, there are a variety of 

restore options, provided you have backed up your files prior to your need to recover them. There are 

also third-party applications that you can use.

And my girlfriend accidentally deleted some files on her Mac and wants me to help her recover them. I’m 

a Windows user and I’ve used Recover in the past with some success on PCs, but I’m not sure what 

would be the best way to go about trying to undelete Mac files. What do Mac users suggest using for 

file recovery?

To recover deleted files on Mac OS X ,i use Data Recover for Mac. 

Data Recover for Mac is a comprehensive Mac data recovery software to recover lost/deleted data 

from Mac Hard Drive and Other Storage Devices. Recover files including documents, images, videos, 

audio, emails, and archives,formatted and lost data.Data Recover for Mac supported 

OS:Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9 

Data Recovery for Mac is a professional recovery software, specializes in recovering files from

 Mac hard drive, as well as to restore files from USB Flash drive, memory stick, digital 

camera, SD card, and other external storage media.

Next,you can download a trial version for free and have a try. 

How to Recover Deleted Files on Mac?

Step1:Install and Choose Lost File Recovery mode
First install the program. Then choose the lost file recovery mode to scan. “Lost File Recovery” 

can get the files back from a partition or removable media. It costs you a less time to scan and

 restore deleted files from Mac Trash. If some deleted files cannot be displayed in this mode, you

 should try “Raw Recovery” mode, which can scan deeper of your hard drive and find out the files

 deleted long time ago, but it takes more time. 

Step2:Scan the location of Trash in Mac 

If there are more than one drives, Choose the logical drive, which you deleted your files from. Then

 hit on “Scan” to look for the deleted files. 

Step3:Preview and restore files from Mac Trash

After scanning, the deleted files are shown in the window, although they are deleted from hard drive 

or Trash, etc. And the files you emptied from Trash are in the “Trash” folder. You can search them 

with the file’s name on the top. After scanning, you can preview the file to check the files. You can 

preview common image formats, documents and archives directly. 

If you just need to recover a few files, you can “Pause” or “Stop” the scan when you have found the

 files you want or you have to leave for a while during scanning. If you pause it, you can go on at any 

time when you are available. And If you stop it, you don’t need to drop the current scanning result, 

and you can save it on your PC for next time by resuming it, which can save you time. 

Step4:Save the recovered files on another partition

After previewing the file, click on “Recover” to restore them. Remember not to save the recovered files

 on the disk where you lost them, or you will overwrite them. If you cannot find the files, the deleted 

files will be overwritten for your new files’ storage.

Tips: Before “Empty Trash”, please check the Trash Bin carefully. If you find something valuable, you 

can highlight the ones that got mistakenly sent there and drag them out of Trash Bin to avoid this data 

loss headache. 

More detail reference from:


* How to Recover Deleted or Lost Data from iPhone iPad iPod

* How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPhone

* How to Recover Deleted Messages from iPhone

* How to Recover Deleted Files from iPhone

* How to Recover Deleted Notes from iPhone/iPad/iPod

* iPhone Photo Recovery: Recover Deleted or Lost Photos from iPhone

* How to Recover Deleted or Lost iPhone Contacts

* How to Recover iPhone Call History

* How to Recover WhatsApp Chat History from iPhone

* How to Recover Lost Data from iPhone 5S

* How to recover iPhone data after iOS 7 upgrade

* How to Recover iPhone Data Without iTunes Backup

* How to Recover Lost Videos from iPad

* How to Recover Lost Data from iPad Air

* How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPad

Hope that helps!!!!!

June 9, 2014
4:09 AM
Forum Posts: 21
Member Since:
February 6, 2014

well at this point, you must use Unistal Mac Data Recovery Software.

June 12, 2014
4:30 PM
Forum Posts: 4
Member Since:
June 7, 2014

There are actually a great number of data recovery programs to choose from, these are rated among the best :

1) Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery
Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery Software for Mac is a simple and easy Do-It-Yourself tool to recover lost, deleted, or formatted photos, videos & audios from Apple Mac based systems.

2) Wondershare Dr Fone for IOS/OSX
Wondershare Dr.Fone for IOS is the World’s 1st iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch Data Recovery Software for Mac. Recover deleted messages, photos, contacts, videos and more from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

3) Leawo IOS Data Recovery for Mac
Leawo iOS Data Recovery is used for recovering lost data of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on MacBook.

June 17, 2014
2:57 AM
Alfred Smith
Forum Posts: 16
Member Since:
February 25, 2014

Recover Data for Mac Recovery software is user centric, professional tool made exclusively for recovering data lost from OS corruptions, disk partitions, hard disk crashes, formatting or re formatting. This tool recovers the entire data contained in the hard disk. It supports HFS, HFS+ file systems and PEN, USB, IDE, SCSI, EIDE, SATA drives. While recovery process the tool preserves long names and their format. You can find more info from mac data recovery software

July 3, 2014
12:06 AM
Forum Posts: 18
Member Since:
March 25, 2014

iPhone 6 Data Recovery - a professional iPhone/iPad/iPod data recovery application which enables you to recover iPhone notes, images, videos, songs, text messages, contacts, notes and so on, as long as you have ever synced your personal data to iTunes on a computer. You are even able to preview the lost files before they are fully restored from the backup file of your iPhone/iPad. The software works without iTunes, simply download it to your computer and click to start scan. After that you’ll see all your contents on your iPhone/iPad listed right in front of your eyes. The software works for iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4G, 4S, 5S,5C, 6, New iPad, iPad mini and more idevices.

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July 13, 2014
7:35 PM
Forum Posts: 3
Member Since:
July 13, 2014

Generally speaking, iPhone/iPad/iPod are bit of difficult to operate as Android, So if you are new to iDevices, I advice a useful program to you in condition that you have to recover iPhone data, such as recover deleted text messages from iPhone, notes, videos, photos and so on. Google iPhone data recovery, paid or free, you can choose one from so many results.

July 19, 2014
2:29 AM
Forum Posts: 5
Member Since:
July 19, 2014
 Consider about your confuse, we realize iPhone Data Recovery plays an important role in our daily life. Lots of people will be confronted with data lost problem. Once “delete” is completed, the particular space that the file takes up is usually marked as blank and can be used again by new files, which means your files are empty. however, maybe the disappeared files just become invisible or hide in deeper place. So that’s why we need a powerful tool to scan our iPhone to find them out. But you make sure you didn’t import anything new in your iPhone after data lost. otherwise, this tool probably can’t help you anymore. Consequently, if you ever haven’t taken any new photos or video clips, you still can recover deleted photos by making use of iPhone Data Recovery software. Follow me and check how this magic program work.
July 21, 2014
7:21 PM
Forum Posts: 7
Member Since:
July 21, 2014

In order to recover lost data from iPhone, first of all, you’d better not continue operating your iPhone again, since the new data will overwrite the data you have already lost.

If you have ever backed up your data to iTunes or iCloud. You can get back your lost data within several steps.

If you did not back up data, you’d better use some iStonsoft iphone data recovery to recover lost photos from iPhone directly.

Read more about how to restore iphone lost contacts

How to restore lost messages from iphone

July 28, 2014
12:29 AM
Forum Posts: 1
Member Since:
July 27, 2014

Hey, I know you are in a great trouble, I also suffered when the files were accidentally deleted by me, you should now do the recovery ASAP because it can be overwritten and difficult to recover. Now there is a much better solution to recover those important files that you have lost from you Mac. Embarassed

July 28, 2014
1:08 AM
Forum Posts: 3
Member Since:
July 27, 2014

Hi friend,
There are lot of data recovery software available in the internet to recover the deleted files from android phone, SD card, PC, Pen drive or other can download and install it on your PC and recover those deleted files..See the link which has the “Android Data Recovery” which is a data recovery software for android.

August 5, 2014
7:45 PM
Forum Posts: 2
Member Since:
July 16, 2014

When you deleted something in your phone, first remember not to use your phone again, including text, calling, and try to recover the data you want first with Android Data Recovery. After that, you may use you phone. Have a look here for Android phone recovery:
How to Recover Deleted Files on Android

August 7, 2014
1:09 AM
Forum Posts: 1
Member Since:
August 7, 2014

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August 11, 2014
10:38 PM
Forum Posts: 12
Member Since:
April 19, 2014

Data recovery of iOS devices on Mac is such a very difficult without using any tool. By the help of professional iPhone data recovery tool for Mac one can easily recover their precious data directly from the iOS device. 

August 14, 2014
5:26 AM
Forum Posts: 7
Member Since:
July 4, 2014

The best solution to recover media files like images, video and audio files on Mac computer or laptop is to use professional and excellent tool like Mac Media file recovery. I have got this tool from this post – How to Recover digital media stuffs from iDevices, iPhoto Library and Mac? its great and working fine. It helps me to recover my lost/deleted images as well as video and audio files on my Mac system. Even you can also use it to recover your data on Mac OS.

September 8, 2014
10:17 AM
Forum Posts: 5
Member Since:
June 28, 2014

When I lost my family photos suddenly, I have used best mac photo recovery tool to recover my lost data. I have recovered all my photos back. You can estimate the recovery chances of the software when you download demo version of the software.

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