Retrieve Files from Mac Desktop

Have you lost or deleted any files from Mac desktop and searched on the internet about how to regain them? This page explains how to recover those files from Mac desktop with ease. Continue here to read...

Mac is an OS designed for Apple and its developed platform supports several technologies like Java, scripting and UNIX. It has been used by many people around the world to carry out their daily task because its operating system has a modular design to make it easier with added new features. User can save many files as they want and erase them when they find it unwanted. But, sometimes user may lose files from Mac desktop.

For example, consider a scenario where you have noticed many useless files on your Mac desktop. So you might have selected few files and deleted them. Later you have realized that those few files were very important. However, every user will think that if any files are deleted from Mac machine, it is lost forever. But the truth is, your files still exist on your Mac hard drive. By using a reliable file recovery utility, it is easy to bring files back from Mac desktop.

Scenarios that lead to lose of files on Mac desktop:

  • Unintentionally pressing 'Command + Shift + Option + Delete' keys on keyboard will empty Trash folder
  • Enabling 'Auto Empty' option that clears Trash Bin every time you erase a file
  • Instead of using proper shutdown option, if you directly switch off the Mac desktop with power button will lead to file loss
  • If any interruption occurs while transferring files from one drive to another may tend to loss of files on Mac desktop
  • Unintentionally formatting Mac hard drive without having proper backup of files can lead to huge file loss
  • Improperly updating Mac operating system may result in file loss
  • Multiple anti virus program conflict present on Mac desktop can sometimes lead to file loss

Mac desktop recovery software:

Yodot Mac File Recovery is prominent software to bring back lost, formatted, deleted files from Mac dektop. It can retrieve compressed files, PDF files, generic media files (pictures, audios and video files), PSD files, etc. The deleted or lost files can be recovered from external hard drive on Mac, flash drives, memory card, SSD drives, FireWire drives and other storage devices. It supports on all sort of formatted drives with HFSX, HFS+, FAT, ExFAT file system. This tool is compatible with Mac desktop OS including Snow Leopard, Leopard, Mountain Lion, Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite. It can regain files according to their name, size, created date, extension and so on. It is provided with facility to store rescued files from any storage devices. It is also facilitated with two unique recovery options to recover lost and deleted files t avoid scanning of entire hard disk.

Steps to recover files from Mac desktop:

  • Download Yodot Mac File Recovery software on Mac desktop
  • Install and launch the tool to follow the steps on main screen
  • On main screen you will get two option, such as 'Deleted File Recovery' and 'Lost File Recovery'
  • Click on required option to bring back files from Mac machine
  • Select the volume or drive from where you want to extract files
  • The Software scans and shows all recovered files; you can view them in 'File Type View' or 'Data View' which helps you in finding your required files easily
  • Now select the desired files from list in which you want to retrieve back and click 'Next' button
  • Browse for desired location to save you recovered files, but not on the same drive from where you have retrieved files
  • In addition, this tool provides option to save recovered files on any external storage device such as pen drives, CDs, DVDs, external hard drive, etc

Points to Remember:

  • Double check your files before deleting them
  • Maintain proper backup of important files on multiple storage devices
  • Avoid adding new files to your Mac desktop after losing important files