How to Get Back Digital Media Files on Mac OS?

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Digital Media is nothing but digital devices like cameras, camcorders, mobile phones, music players, etc., which are generally used for storing media files like picture files, video and audio files. As users utilize various digital media to store wide range of data, it is essential to carefully handle these digital media devices. Else, due to some technical blunders users might lose priceless data from digital media.

Let us consider one situation here. Think that, you captured various pictures on your digital camera, which are saved on flash memory card mounted on it. When you connected this digital camera to Mac system to process few files, the system got turned off due to power outage. Later, you were shocked to see that memory card showed as empty on digital camera. You just lost all the precious photos and other data from digital camera memory card.

Just like the above mentioned scenario, files from digital media can get lost in many situations. Few of the common scenarios which render loss of digital media files are:

  • Malicious virus: Harmful viruses/malware threats may intrude digital media device when connected to different systems for accessing files. These virus infected media and leaves its contents inaccessible
  • Third party utilities: Use of unsecured applications on your digital media may sometimes cause deletion of files without any confirmation
  • Emptying Trash: Deleting essential files directly from digital media device or when connected to Mac computer rather than redundant files will permanently erase them from digital media
  • Formatting: Accidentally formatting or formatting digital media device to free drive from corruption and error warning in order to reuse digital media will erase complete files stored in it

In addition to this, files can be lost due to improper way of moving files from digital media to Mac, file system corruption of digital media device, etc. In all such file loss situations, do not think that your files are lost / erased permanently from digital media. It can be restored back with the aid of best media device recovery tool.

Digital media retrieval software:

Experts precisely recommend Yodot Mac Photo Recovery, which is one of the safest tools to rescue all your files from digital media device on Mac systems. This software can find deleted, lost or missing data from different digital media gadgets like digital cameras, camcorders, cell phones, iPods, and others on Macintosh system. It can also restore photos, videos, RAW picture files, songs and other data from Mac system drive, portable hard drive, USB drive, flash memory card, iPod, etc., on all major Mac OS X versions.

Procedure to recover data from digital media on Mac OS:

Note: Connect your digital media device to Mac system before downloading the software.

  • Download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool on Macintosh machine
  • Install and launch the tool by following ongoing steps
  • Now, select “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” option to proceed
  • Next, select the volume which represents digital media, from which files are missing / deleted
  • After clicking next, select required media file types that have to be recovered or by default select all
  • Further, click on next and start the recovery process
  • The selected digital device will be scanned for lost files and recovery status will be shown in progress bar
  • After finishing scanning process, recovered files are shown in Data View and File Type View
  • You can preview the required media files and then save files you desire by selecting them and targeting to new destination location

Important note:

  • Do not save the recovered media files to the same old location from where they were lost
  • Always have regular backup of crucial files on your any of digital media devices
  • Do not use unauthenticated applications to access files from digital media on Mac

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Yodot Mac Data Recovery

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