Photo Recovery From Mac Hard Drive

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Photos play a very important role in our lives. There are lots of moments and memories in your lives that you might forget if you didn't have photos, such as people and places in our past, friends and loved-ones that have passed on. Without photos of them, you would not be able to look back on them with loving memories. Therefore it is like a link for you to have a connection to our past.

The best feature of digital photos is, you can easily transfer them to our computer and share them with family and friends instantly and this process becomes more interesting and thriving if you have Mac. Mac gives excellent features to edit, view, and share digital photos and this is the reason why it is highly preferred by people whose profession revolves around photos. But, due to various features of Mac, you cannot say that digital photos and videos saved on it are out of reach of loss. Digital photos are likely to get lost at any instant may be because of accidental deletion, formatting or logical corruption of storage media, etc. However, at this situation if you timely go for reliable Mac photo recovery software, then you can easily overcome the loss.

Photos get lost from Mac hard drive due to follwing reasons

  • 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, 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 anyone. To overcome the hazards caused after all such situations, you need to take help of photo recovery software that provides recovery of deleted or lost photos from hard drive.

Which is the best software for photo recovery on Mac?

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is the specially designed to recover the photos from your Mac hard drive. It uses strong and powerful scanning algorithm that offers successful recovery of deleted and lost photos. The key feature of this Mac photo recovery software is that being a non-destructive program, it offers security to your data. It also provides compatibility with several versions of Mac operating systems like Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion. Unlike other data recovery tools, Mac picture recovery software is one of the easiest ways to help you recover image files by yourself. You don't need to be an expert to get the lost files back successfully.

The application facilitates synchronous preview of photos as they are scanned during the recovery operation. With the help of this, you can evaluate the quality of the recovered image. Other than pictures, you can get back deleted/lost videos and music files from hard drives, iPods, USB drives, external hard drives, memory cards and other storage media on Mac OS.

Steps to get back pictures from Mac hard disk drivey

  • Download the software and install it to your system
  • Run the software and go according to the instructions provided on the screen
  • Two options i.e “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery” will be displayed.
  • Select the option with respect to the situation
  • After selection, the software displays the drives that are present in your Mac Machine
  • Select the one that you wanted to recover and click on “Next”
  • The software now starts scanning and displays the files present in that drive.
  • Select the one that you wanted to recover and click on “Next”
  • Save the recovered files in desired location. It should be different from the one from where you are recovering

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

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Yodot Mac Data Recovery

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