Extract Transferred Files on iMac

Have you ever lost any important files on iMac which you had just transferred from other device? If yes, you may be eager to know about how to recover such files on iMac. Here is the perfect answer for your questions. First let us consider a real time scenario just to understand about transferred files loss from iMac.

“I connected my external storage device to iMac desktop to get few files from iMac drive to it. Then I accidentally disconnected storage device during file transfer process. Now I cannot find transferrable files both in external storage device and iMac. I tried all possible ways to recover lost files, but none of the way worked. Is there any suggestions to find transferred files on iMac computer? Thanks in advance!!!”

iMac is one of the most popular desktop model by Apple that enhance usage of desktop among Mac users. This is the first desktop came up with USB port, its sharp look and attractive features made user speechless. iMac does not require external CPU likes Windows system, everything is just placed within monitor. User can save numerous files, folders, media files, programs and many files on iMac hard drive. However, files that are being transferred can be lost in many ways, few are listed below:

  • Incorrect connection of transfer cable while moving files between iMac and other device
  • Inappropriate way of using 'Cut' and 'Paste' command to transfer files from one drive to another may result in loss of files
  • Files from iMac may also get lost if you use wrong procedure while transferring files from Mac Terminal

Your vital files can be lost due to above mentioned reasons during file transfer, at that time you can retrieve them if you have backup. If you do not have backup copy of any files and folders then you will regret later for it. At present no need to panic about it. You can easily get back missed or lost files by utilizing eminent file recovery tool.

Utility to find transferred files on iMac:

Yodot Mac File Recovery is best file recovery tool that can effectively recover transferred files on iMac desktop with ease. Apart from iMac, you can find transferred files on Mac Mini, Mac Pro computers. It supports retrieval of docs, Pages files, Keynote files, media files, compressed files, PowerPoint files, PDF files, Sticky files, program files and many more that are lost after incorrect transfer process on iMac with ease. User can extract lost or missing files from other storage device like USB drives, memory card, portable hard drives, FireWire drives, SSD drives, etc. using this app. It supports on all sort of formatted drives with HFS+, HFSX, ExFAT and FAT file system. This software is flexible to work with Leopard, Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Lion and Yosemite OS X versions. Moreover, it is facilitated to sort out retrieved files based on their file size, file name, date of creation, file extension, etc.

Steps to recover transferred files on iMac:

  • Download Yodot Mac File Recovery software to your iMac Desktop
  • Install and launch the program to follow the instructions on main window
  • On main screen you will get two option, such as 'Deleted File Recovery' and 'Lost File Recovery'
  • Click on 'Lost File Recovery' to bring back lost transferred file from iMac computer
  • Select the volume or drive from where you want to extract files from iMac hard drive
  • The Software scans and shows all recoverable 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 destination 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.

Useful Tips:

  • Back up vital files in a separate drive regularly
  • If any of your valuable files are missing then stop using your computer to avoid overwriting
  • It is better to use Copy option instead of Cut command while transferring files