Regain Downloads Folder from Mac

“I have downloaded few PDF files containing information about my thesis from internet on my Mac system. But one of my cousin has deleted entire files from downloads folder. I do not want any file but the PDF files which I have downloaded from internet were very essential and the source from which I have downloaded the file does not contain those PDF files. Is there any way that can help me to get back deleted files from downloads folder on Mac?”.

It is a known fact that whenever you download any file or program from internet, it will be saved in default folder named “Downloads”. When you download any file, you should transfer them to another location in order to view it later. But few users do not keep this point in mind and accidentally delete files from downloads folder. .

Other reasons for deletion or loss of Downloads folder from Mac system:

  • In case hard drive of your computer is full, you might opt to clear items from Downloads folder. But sometimes you may mistakenly erase precious files stored in it
  • While using Mac Terminal you might unknowingly delete files resided in Downloads folder
  • During the process of moving files from Downloads folder to another folder, you might choose to delete them instead of copy
  • Power failure at the time you are viewing files from Downloads folder could result upon losing files stored in it

Downloads folder recovery software:

You will find most of the files and applications over internet if they have been deleted from Downloads folder. In rare case you may fail to find them in internet; in such situation utilize proper file recovery software like Yodot Mac File Recovery. This software is loaded with necessary features which will safely restore files from Downloads folder on your Mac system. Including Downloads folder, you can restore folders from Trash, favorite’s folder, document folder and lots more from Mac based systems. This software works on read only mode and does not modify any recoverable file or folder from Macintosh system. Also, it takes less time to restore even large amount of files from Mac machine running with Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks operating systems. Moreover, you will be able to save retrieved files to the location that you specify on your Mac computer or notebook.

Note:The application supports recovery of only basic file formats, so if you have lost media files and applications, then it is suggested to download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery or Yodot Mac Data Recovery software.

Procedure for HTML file recovery on Mac:

  • Download Yodot Mac File Recovery software and install it to your Mac system
  • As soon as the software gets downloaded, run it to begin recovery of files from downloads folder
  • Main screen shows two options which are “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Choose anyone option with respect to the instances you have come across and permit the software to scan the drive by clicking on “Next”
  • Choose restorable files from the list and view them using two view types which are “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • At the end save restored files to the desired location, other than the primary drive of Mac system

Necessary information:

  • Never clear ‘Downloads’ folder without checking it properly
  • Click on appropriate option while moving files from Downloads folder to another locations