Rescue Deleted Files from iPhoto Trash

“I had this problem recently: I removed some photos from my iPhoto library on Mac machine and then I emptied the trash. A moment later, I realized that I have cleared several important pictures from iPhoto Library. I have checked both iPhoto Library folder and “Finder”, but I got nothing. Can anyone tell me is it still possible for me to recover iPhoto photos from Trash folder? Please do give me some advices. Thanks in advance.”

Mac is the operating system that is owned by all Apple desktops as well as laptops. In Windows OS, we have Recycle Bin for storing deleted files, where as in Mac machine similar operation is performed by Trash folder. All the deleted files (iPhoto) get saved in Trash folder which can be considered as a means of default system backup; as in later point of time you may find need for those deleted files. With the Trash folder, your deleted content is safe, but if you happen to empty the Trash as a result of its increased size, you tend lose your valuable information permanently. We have grouped together some scenarios that can cause deletion of files from iPhoto trash:

  • Emptying Trash folder without checking its contents will lead to permanent deletion of files from iPhoto Trash
  • Formatting the volume where iPhoto Trash is stored leads to deletion of important data
  • Antivirus utilities can sometimes delete files from iPhoto Trash without user’s confirmation

Your iPhoto files have disappeared from Trash folder, as you selected all and deleted or emptied the folder instantly. We have simple yet effective procedure that is explained below on how to recover deleted files from iPhoto Trash, just in case if you need to rescue them for some purpose.

File recovery tool for iPhoto:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool has all the features built in to restore files that have been deleted from iPhoto Trash as a result of various scenarios that are mentioned above. All that needs to be done is to install the utility and follow the simple steps that are provided by the application. Users can enjoy the services of enhanced graphical user interface and advanced list of options which will assist them in the process of iPhoto file recovery. Other than restoring deleted files from iPhoto Trash, but it also gets back deleted or lost files from iPods, MP3 players, memory cards, flash drives, portable hard drives and Mac internal hard drives, where files can be saved. Install the photo recovery product on different versions of Mac operating systems like Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks.

Get to know the simple steps to restore deleted files from iPhoto Trash

  • Download and install Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool in the system by logging in as local system administrator
  • On completion of the installation process, user can view shortcut icon on desktop
  • Run the utility and follow the simple steps that are provided on the main screen
  • Click on Deleted Photo Recovery and then proceed to next window where user can select the drive from where files have been deleted
  • Once the drive is selected, move on to the next screen where you can select the file types that needs to be rescued
  • After selecting the file types start the scanning process
  • As soon as the scanning process gets completed, user can view the restored list of files on “Data View” or “File Type View”
  • View the recovered list of files and save them to desired destination location as applicable to host operating system user

Essential Tips:

  • Thoroughly check the files on Trash folder before emptying it or deleting files
  • Maintain multiple copies of important files on separate external hard drive
  • Save recovered list of files on different storage media other than from which they were restored

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