Recover AAC Music Files on Mac System

“Few days before, my portable iPod music player’s memory was full. So I decided to make some free space by deleting few unwanted files and during the process I accidentally erased my favorite music folder which had my entire AAC music collection. It took me years to gather all those important AAC files and worse was that I didn’t have backup of those music files. I’m very disappointed on myself, now my question is how to get back AAC music files?”

The above mentioned scenario is faced by lot of music fans around the world. It’s really a depressing situation to lose all your important AAC music files. But actually your lost / deleted AAC audio files can be easily recovered if you act quickly and make use of good Mac recovery software

Other common reasons for AAC file loss are:

  • Human Errors: Accidental deletion of AAC files from the music device or from your Mac machine is one of the common reason
  • Component Failure: Mac hard drive or music player damage while copying or playing your AAC music file
  • Format: AAC music file from your storage device are completely gone due to format operation
  • Viruses: Virus/malware infection on your music player or computer containing your AAC audio files
  • Power Failure: Power failure while moving or synchronizing your AAC music files
  • Transfer Errors: AAC files are also lost if there is any interruption during the transfer process

Software to Recover AAC Files

Apart from the above mentioned reasons, there are numerous other causes for AAC file loss. But no matter what the cause is, these lost / deleted AAC files can be recovered back by relying on a recovery tool as said before. Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is excellent music file recovery software, which helps the user to find and recover your lost / deleted AAC file with ease. The software easily recovers AAC files from any storage device including hard disks, external hard drives, iPods, memory cards, music players, etc. More to this, it also helps in retrieving other media files like video clips, movies, pictures and digital RAW images.

Steps to recover AAC file using the software:

If you have lost / deleted your AAC file from external storage devices then it is suggested to connect the device before following the below steps

  • Download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software to your Mac machine
  • Open the software and stick to the main screen procedure
  • “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery” option will be displayed on the main screen
  • Choose the option based on your data loss scenario for example click on “Deleted Photo Recovery” to recover your deleted AAC music files or click on “Lost Photo Recovery” option to retrieve your lost files due to format or any other operation
  • The application scans your Mac machine and displays all logical and external volumes connected to your Mac machine
  • Choose the drive from where you want to recover your AAC files from and click “Next”
  • The application scans the selected drive or storage device and displays all the retrieved files
  • Select the files which you want to restore back
  • Finally browse for the destination location to save your recovered files, but the destination drive should not be same as the source drive


  • Regularly backup your favorite songs or music collections on multiple storage device
  • Don’t install the software on the storage drive from where data is to be retrieved
  • Don’t turn off your Mac machine while copying or transferring files
  • Do not play your AAC music file on incompatible players
  • Avoid storing new files on to same storage media after data loss