How to Retrieve Photos from MacBook Air?

“Need quick help!! I lost set of very important photos on my MacBook Air while trying to move them to a USB drive. This misfortune happened as I removed the USB drive abruptly during the process of photo file transfer. And I don’t even posses backup of these lost pictures. I even searched in Trash and utilized Time Machine to glance at recently accessed files. But nothing helped. I badly need those photos; so can someone please suggest me how to acquire those lost photos from my MacBook Air? Kindly help me to sort this out.”

MacBook Air is the most used Apple Notebook running with marvelous operating system, MAC. Users of Mac extensively prefer Notebook than desktop computer because of its portability. Apart from portability, there are certain astonishing features of MacBook Air that has captured the attention of its users. Its brilliant display enriches the quality of pictures and HD videos; hence many MacBook Air users preserve essential pictures on it. Well, beyond the features offered by MacBook Air, there is a drawback too, i.e. data loss. Users may lose important photos and other files on MacBook Air in numerous scenarios. Listed below are few frequently occurring scenarios in which photos are lost from MacBook Air:

  • Accidental deletion of photos when Auto empty Trash option is activated. This removes the erased photo files permanently from Trash without any intimation
  • Deletion of any folder, which holds all useful photos from Mac Terminal will cause complete removal of those erased pictures
  • Use of unreliable third party tools on MacBook Air results in loss of images and other files from MacBook Air Notebook at crucial times
  • Formatting MacBook Air drive / volume accidentally will also result in  deletion of entire data including photos from MacBook Air
  • Corruption of file system, volume, etc. due to harmful virus incursion can sometimes render missing of photo files from MacBook Air hard drive
  • Other factors like errors during repartitioning, resizing present volume, improperly moving of photos files from one location to another, etc. will all lead to loss of photos

Users find themselves in a big trouble when very necessary photos are lost from MacBook Air. However, there is no need to lose hope; because lost and deleted pictures from MacBook Air can be recovered back with the help of third party recovery tools.

MacBook Air photo retrieval tool:

Entrenched with amazing high-tech recovery modules, Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is the best choice for recovering pictures from MacBook Air Notebook. The software easily retrieves various photo file formats including JPG, IMG, PIC, TIFF, GIF, BMP, PNG, PSD and many others from MacBook Air hard drive. Apart from picture files, this tool is also capable of restoring audios, videos and RAW images from digital cameras, camcorders, mobile phones, MP3 players, iPod models, etc. within few clicks. Other than MacBook hard drive, the utility can even get back media files from external hard drive, USB pen drive, memory cards, FireWire drives and other external storage components. One can easily utilize this tool on MacBook Air as well as on MacBook Pro, Mac Mini and iMac systems running with Mac OS X 10.5 and later versions Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks operating systems.

Steps to perform photo recovery on MacBook Air:

  • Download the software on your MacBook Air Notebook by clicking on download button
  • Install and run the utility to start with photo recovery process
  • After running the software, in main screen you will find two options
  • Click on “Deleted Photo Recovery” option if you need to retrieve deleted photos on MacBook Air
  • Else, click on “Lost Photo Recovery” option if lost or missing photos are to be restored
  • Further, from the list of drives / volumes present on MacBook Air, choose the one from which photos are lost
  • Then, click next and select the file types that you wish to recover or skip this step by simply clicking on Skip button
  • Next, software will perform a quick scan of selected volume to bring back removed picture files
  • Recoverable photos will get listed under Data view and File type view options
  • Go through the restorable image files by toggling between ‘Data View’ and ‘File Type view’ types and select necessary images
  • Examine the image quality by selecting any photo file and clicking on Preview button
  • Then, specify a destination location to save retrieved images and click Save

Important Note:

  • Backup all necessary images from MacBook Air on external storage devices to cope-up with accidental loss
  • Before erasing any image file from MacBook Air, confirm that selected picture file is no more needed
  • Rely upon authentic applications to use on MacBook Air, so that these apps doesn’t have any impact on the files saved on MacBook Air