How to Recover Lost/Deleted Photos from Mac Hard Drive?

Photos are likely to get deleted or lost from Mac hard drive at any instant may be because of accidental deletion, formatting or logical corruption of storage media, virus infection, etc. In case of Photo deletion, you can get them back easily from Trash folder unless you have not emptied Trash. If you have emptied Trash folder or photos are lost due to any other reason, then you can’t restore them from Trash folder as they bypass this folder. However, in these situations, if you timely go for reliable Mac photo recovery software like Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software, then you can easily overcome the loss.

Easy Recovery of Lost and Deleted Photos from Mac Using Yodot Mac Photo Recovery Tool-

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery helps to recover the photos from your Mac hard drive. It offers successful recovery of deleted and lost photos of various types, such as JPEG, JPG, TIF, PNG, PSD, etc. The key feature of this Mac photo recovery software is that it offers recovery of other media files like audio, video and other multimedia files. Moreover, it restores media files from almost all versions of Mac operating systems like Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, El Capitan, and macOS Sierra.

Some Other Important Features of Yodot Mac Photo Recovery Tool:

  • Helps to recover deleted and lost RAW images
  • Supports recovery of photos from various camera and camcorders, such as Canon, Pentax, Fujifilm, Kodak, Nikon, Sony, etc.
  • Safely restores deleted media files from memory card, external hard drive, pen drive, and other storage devices
  • Offers RAW search option, so that you can quickly locate particular type of file based on their unique signature

It helps you to recover deleted and lost media files by yourself. You don't need to be an expert to get the lost files back successfully. The application facilitates Preview of photos located during the recovery operation. With the help of this, you can evaluate the quality of the recovered image before saving them.

Complete Guide to Get Back Pictures from Mac Hard Disk Drive-

Step 1. Download the software and install it on your Mac

Step 2. Run the software and go according to the instructions provided on the screen

Step 3. Select the option with respect to the situation when software displays two options i.e. “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”

Step 4. After selecting appropriate option, in the next window choose the drive from which photos has to be recovered and click on “Next”

Step 5. The software now starts scanning and after completion of scanning, it displays the files present in that drive

Step 6. Select the one that you wanted to recover and save them in desired location. It should be different from the one from where you are recovering

Reasons for Photo loss from Mac hard drive-

  • Accidental deletion of photos is the most common scenario. While trying to delete some unwanted photos from your hard drive, if you choose important photos along with it and press “Command + Delete” keys then you lose the important photos.
  • When you face unexpected power surge or sudden fluctuation in power supply while copying the pictures from external hard drive to computer or vice-versa, can stop the copying process resulting in the loss of photos from Mac hard drive
  • Accidental or unintentional formatting or corruption of volume on Mac hard drive containing precious pictures would lead to data loss.
  • Sometimes file system corruption, improper conversion of file system, software malfunction, re-partitioning errors, etc. can cause loss of photos from your Mac hard drive

Such photo loss scenario can happen anywhere and with anyone. To overcome the hazards caused by all such situations, you need to take help of Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software that recovers deleted or lost photos from hard drive.

Tips to Avoid Data Loss: -

  • Always have an antivirus installed in your Mac computer so that your computer hard drive does not get infected by a virus
  • Always keep the backup of important photos on some external storage media so that you can easily restore in case you have lost them
  • Be patient and carefully check the media files before deleting