How to Recover Documents on Mac?

Mac Operating System is the world’s most advanced and certainly most popular operating systems around these days. Mac OS developed by Apple Inc. is recognized with popularizing the graphical user interface. Mac OS X is a series of general purpose operating system. However, Mac and Windows OS have entirely different functionalities but both face same data loss problem. Alike Windows OS, Mac OS is also vulnerable to data loss. In case of Mac OS, documents are lost majorly due to some human errors or one of the corruption issues. Human errors like accidental deletion & formatting or due to technical errors like file system corruption or OS crash. Similarly, there are many other issues which are accountable for loss of important documents from the Mac system. At such moments your first question would be "How to recover documents on Mac?". But rather panicking about it, take a deep breath because you can definitely recover your lost documents with the help of Mac Disk Recovery Utility.

Some of the most common reasons of losing documents on Mac are:

Virus Attack: If the file system of Mac system gets affected due to virus attack from internet or some other external source the entire documents present on your Mac becomes inaccessible leading to severe loss of your important documents.

Emptying Trash: You might delete some important documents instead of deleting any unwanted one. Those documents are stored in the Trash folder, so there are chances to restore them. But if you empty Trash without checking its content you will lose all your important documents.

Accidental Formatting: Accidental formatting also leads to severe data loss. Sometimes, due to virus infection you may want to format a drive. But you may format a wrong drive resulting in removing all the important documents from it.

Improper backup: Backup of documents before formatting helps in preventing data loss but if the stored backup of important documents becomes corrupted after formatting due to power surge or abrupt shutdown, it results in loss of documents.

Mac Disk recovery tool is one of the best Mac recovery tools which is reviewed and recommended by most of the industry experts. It can recover documents on Mac lost in any of the above scenario. Documents lost from formatted Mac systems under many circumstances like to get rid of harmful virus, file system corruption or to convert a volume from dynamic to basic can be recovered with this advanced utility. It helps you to retrieve deleted and formatted hard drive documents on Mac OS X and above versions. It performs rigorous scanning of the hard drive sector by sector in order to retrieve deleted files from Mac hard drive. It allows you to recover lost documents after Operating System crash or software incompatibility.

Additionally, you can also recover documents from external hard drives, USB drives, FireWire drives etc. It can effectively execute external hard drive recovery for Mac OS. Loss of documents from external hard drive can be due to abrupt removal from the Mac computer while working with the documents present on it or due to file system corruption resulting in serious loss of documents. You can also perform Trash File recovery using this tool after you have erased files from Trash Bin accidentally. Read about this on to know about the recovery procedure. In all such cases, this software helps you to restore documents from external hard disk on Mac OS. You can evaluate the recovery of documents from your Mac system by using the demo version of this software.

You can also find deleted or lost AVI files after catalog corruption, virus infection, volume header corruption, accidental deletion, etc. using this software. Get more info about the recovery procedure by clicking this page.

Steps to to recover documents on Mac:

Step 1: Download and install Mac Drive Recovery software. After launching the software, select “Recover Files” from the main screen

How to Recover Documents on Mac - Main Window

Step 1: Main Screen

Step 2: After that, a new window will appear where you have to select either “Recover Deleted Files” or "Recover Lost Files" option from the screen as shown in figure.

How to Recover Documents on Mac - Recovery Mode Selection Window

Step 2: Recovery Mode Selection Window

Step 3: Now select the Mac drive from where you have lost your documents. After selecting the drive, click on Next button.

How to Recover Documents on Mac- Drive Selection Window

Step 3: Drive Selection Window

Step 4: Once the recovery procedure gets over, you can preview the recovered documents in a systematic and organized manner by clicking on "Preview" option.

How to Recover Documents on Mac- Preview Window

Step 4: Preview Window

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