Retrieve Removed Photobook from iPhoto

In Apple’s iLife suite iPhoto is one app that allows you to create and manage your photography. While creating Photobook it will provide options to create your Photobook, choose styles (like family album, picture book, Water color, Asial travel and so on), choose binding, choose size and colour swatch, Add pages, define layout and lot more. User can create Photobook as per their wish in iPhoto.

But, sometimes mistakes may happen by users. For example, assume that after spending lot of time you have created your family album. Later, while deleting some unwanted files, you have accidentally removed Photobook which you have created earlier. But you don’t have enough time to create same Photobook once again. So what will be your approach to get it back?

Simple, you can apply below technique to retrieve Photobook from iPhoto on Mac system.

Solution1: Time Machine

One simple solution is use Time Machine option to get back deleted PhotoBook from iPhoto. If you are maintaining backup using Time Machine, it is easy to regain Photobook along with events, album, projects (like card or calendar) and so on from iPhoto.

In case, if this method fails to retrieve erased Photobook by using solution1 then apply second method mentioned below

Solution 2: Using recovery software

By using Mac Photo recovery software you can get back deleted or removed Photobook from iPhoto. If you wish to use effective and result oriented software, then choose Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool

Software to restore deleted Photobook from iPhoto:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software is the one which can recover deleted Photobook from iPhoto on Mac system. This application can successfully get back Photobook which contains different photo file format such as GIF, JPEG, TIFF, JPG,WEBP, IMG, BMP and so on. Additionally, it can get back deleted Photo booth pictures, music files, videos, Office documents and lot more on Mac computer. It can retrieve files even from removable storage devices such as USB flash drive, SSD, external hard drive, FireWire drive, memory cards, etc. This program is compatible with all the versions of Mac OS X such as Mavericks, Lion, Mountain Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Yosemite.

Procedure to get back deleted Photobook from iPhoto:

  • Let us download and install Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software on a Mac computer to recover deleted Photobook from iPhoto
  • Install and wait till the applications launches completely
  • Main window will display two options named ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ and ‘Lost Photo Recovery’
  • Click on ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ option and proceed further
  • Then, tool will display list of volumes present in Mac system
  • Select volume which contains iPhoto files
  • Then you have to wait for few minutes until scanning process gets finished
  • Once scanning process has finished, it will display recovered files in two view types such as ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’
  • Select Photobook which you want to get back and save it to a desired location other than source location


  • Avoid installing unauthorized third party photo editors in your Mac
  • Follow proper installation procedure while installing Mac OS as it may delete files in future
  • Once you lose Photobook from iPhoto library, stop storing new files in system hard drive to avoid data overwriting

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