It is difficult to avoid deleting important files when using the Mac. Fortunately, there is chance to get them back if the files are not erased. This article will show you how to recover deleted files on Mac.
Files are deleted from the Mac are not physically deleted immediately, they are hidden in the drive but inaccessible to regular users. The deleted files will not be gone forever until they are overwritten by new files. So, stop adding new files to your drive once the files are deleted and recover them as soon as possible. To do this, you need some apps like iOrgsoft Data Recovery for Mac to help you.
Data Recovery Mac software is able to scan your hard drive to search the deleted files. Virtually all file types are recoverable with this data recovery application. It allows you to recover files like images (PNG, JPG, etc.), documents (Word, Excel, PPT), PDF, video (MP4, MTS, MOV, and more), audio, and many more. Recovering deleted files from external drives are also available, with it, you can recover deleted files from USB drive, SD card, digital camera and most external storage drives, too.
How to Undelete Files on Mac (Mountain Lion included)
Download and install this app on your Mac first. The below paragraphs will show you in details how to recover deleted files on Mac.
Step 1. Choose a file recovery mode
Run Deleted File Recovery Mac, choose Lost Data Recovery Mode scan your drive. This mode can help you find your files quickly. If it fails, try the second mode Raw Data Recovery, which will scan your drive completely.
Step 2. Select the drive to scan files
In the window that appears next, select the drive where you want to recover files from. If you want to recover files from external drives like USB drives, SD cards, MP4/MP3 players, digital cameras, or so, connect them to your Mac before running Data Recovery Mac app. After selecting drive, click Filter to select file type then press Scan next to scan the selected drive.
Step 3. Preview and undelete Trash files on Mac
After the scanning process is finished, go to the left panel to check the folders, all the recoverable files will be listed here. This Deleted File Recovery Mac allows you to preview documents, images, emails before recovery. To recover a file or a folder, click the checkbox before the file or folder then hit Recovery on the Top; set the path to save the recovered files in the next window, click OK, soon, the deleted files will be back to your Mac.