Recover Flash Drive Files on Mac OS X

In the high-tech and fast-paced world where everything is digital having a thumb drives, also known as flash drives has become common for storing and exchanging files. It is a non-volatile storage device and uses flash memory for storing digital information. Flash drives are generally smaller in size and are easily portable. Thumb drives are re-writeable device and have a brilliant feature of retaining files without the use of external power. There are different companies that manufacture flash drives such as Kingston, Sony, Transcend, HP, etc. Flash drives commonly known as Pen drives, are available with different storage capacities and size based on the need of the user. Generally, they are mainly used for storing personal data such as documents, photos, audio files, video files, etc.

The pen drives or USB flash drives are integrated with Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface and uses FAT32 file format for storing and manipulating data on it. Since flash drives are used for storing important backup files or for transferring data from one system to another. But there are instances even after handling the pen drives with care, you still tend to lose data from them on Mac OS X, as they are susceptible to data loss. In this condition to perform Flash drive recovery on Mac, you need an appropriate tool such as Mac disk recovery software that can restore flash drive data efficiently.

There are many situations, which contribute to major data loss scenarios from thumb drives on Mac OS X such as while transferring files between flash drive and Mac computer if you suddenly eject the interfaced cable then there is a possibility of data loss. If some harmful virus corrupts the file system then there is severe data loss. If you unintentionally format the flash drive when connected to Mac PC then the entire data present on the flash drives gets erased and it leads to huge data loss. If you delete the data by mistake then also you suffer from data loss from flash drives. These are few reasons because of which files from flash drives are lost.

Therefore, to restore files from Mac Snow Leopard or any other Mac operating system you need to opt for good data recovery software that can efficiently recover lost and deleted data. Mac disk recovery tool is efficient and reliable software to recover data from flash drives. This software has some distinct features to recover data from memory cards and pen drives of different brands. This tool also helps you to perform MacBook Air crashed HDD recovery after any sort of logical failure. It can recover all types of media files. It restore deleted files from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, ExFAT partitions or drives. This software also allows you to restore formatted Mac hard drive files in few easy steps even after reinstallation of OS.

Often it may have happen with you that you have deleted files using SHIFT + CMD + DELETE as a result of which your files bypasses the Trash Bin. Get to know about Trash file recovery by clicking on this link>>

You can obtain the free demo version and check its data recovery capability by previewing it. If you are pleased with recovered result then you can save the result by purchasing the full version of the software.

Steps to perform flash drive recovery on Mac are as follows:

Step 1: Download and install Mac disk recovery software to perform flash drive recovery mac. After installing it to your system, launch it by clicking on the desktop icon. Once the software gets launched, select the option "Recover Files " option to restore files from flash drive from the main screen

Mac Disk Recovery Software - Main Window

Step 2: After that, a new window will appear where you have to select the option "Recover Lost Files".

Mac Disk Recovery Software - Recovery Mode Selection Window

Step 3: Once you are done with it, you need to select the affected drive from where you have lost your data. After selecting the drive, click on Next button in order to move on to the next processing level

Mac Disk Recovery Software - Drive Selection Window

Step 4: At last, once the recovery procedure gets over, you can preview the recovered file in a systematic and organized manner by clicking on Preview option

Partition Undelete - Preview Window

 

For Leopard (10.5) and
Snow Leopard (10.6) Users

For Lion (10.7) and
Mountain Lion (10.8) & Mavericks Users