AIFF File Retrieval

“Hi all, I had saved few audio files of AIFF format in my Mac computer. I mistakenly deleted audio files along with unwanted files. I do not have any other copy of the audio files. I have collected them long back. I cannot lose them as I do not have a hope of getting them from anyone or from any website online. Can anyone let me know if there is a way to get back AIFF files? Thanks in advance.”

The above may be the case with many users which causes loss of important AIFF files. If audio files are of AIFF format, then you will be under get disappointed. AIFF is audio file format which stores data in digital form for providing high quality audios. Hence the size of AIFF file will be more compared to any other normal quality audio file format. These AIFF audio files may get lost or deleted from various storage drives due to many facts as given below:

  • File Transfer: If interrupts occur while transferring AIFF file from one drive to the other on your Mac computer, then AIFF files may go missing
  • Formatting: Mistakenly formatting volume on Mac system containing AIFF files or intentionally formatting volume for some purpose deletes entire data from it including AIFF files from it
  • Emptying Trash: When Trash on Macintosh is emptied without checking data residing in it may cause loss of AIFF files deleted from Mac hard drive

Above given are the common scenarios of loss of AIFF files from Mac system; you should try avoiding them as much as possible. However, if you have lost AIFF files and other media files, you can retrieve AIFF file using suitable audio file recovery software. Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is one such tool that can be used for recovering AIFF files from Mac computers.

AIFF file recovery software:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software helps you recover AIFF files from Mac system and other storage drives. This program is capable of retrieving AIFF files deleted or lost from your computer. This effective media file recovery tool can be used for recovering AMR audio files along with MP3, MP4, AIF, WAV, MIDI, ALAC, M4A, M4b, RA, AIFC, MPC, VOX, GSM, AMR and other audio file formats. Moreover, you can restore music files, videos files, photos and other documents from any drive like internal hard drive, external hard drive, memory card, iPod, pen drive, etc. on Mac computer. It supports data recovery from Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks OS based Macintosh computers and MacBooks.

Steps in detail to recover AIFF file:

  • Download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software on your Mac computer and install it
  • Run the tool and select “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” from main screen
  • Then select icon of Mac volume from which AIFF file has to be recovered and click on “Next”
  • From next screen, select AIFF file format from the list and click on “Next”
  • Software starts scanning selected Mac volume for AIFF files and displays the result in short time duration
  • You can view recovered AIFF file list in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Click for selection on AIFF file and click on “Preview” option to listen to the sample of recovered AIFF file
  • Save recovered AIFF files to any location on Mac volume other than scanned one by using “Save” option

Useful Tips:

  • Save spare copy of AIFF file on Mac computer and use it in case of any file loss
  • Do not use MacBooks for transferring AIFF files when battery is low