How to Recover Lost Data on Mac

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Published: 18th June 2015
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Do you need to recover lost data on Mac computer? Have you ever deleted photos, documents, videos, etc accidently and canít find in the trash? Or have you occurred that a file on your hard disk some time ago, but you cannot find it now? It may seem that it is lost. But don't panic! Your file is still on your hard drive somewhere certainly, and can be recovered almost certainly. There are Mac data recovery tools you can use to get back what you lost. Here is the article help you recover lost files on mac by using Kvisoft Data recovery for Mac.


Kvisoft Data Recovery for Mac can help you restore lost data of various scenarios. Such as data loss from a hard drive has been formatted, repartitioned, formatted system, restored from a backup, system or hard drive crash, virus invasion, incorrect partition, accidental file deletion, etc. If you data still exist on the drive, the software usually can help you find it back. The tool can make this task easily by providing searching and filtering tools and good preview function.

When you realized the data lost or deleted, your first step is not to save any new to the drive, the lost or deleted files is probably recoverable, as the space of hard drive has not been overwritten yet, once it is, then the file is lost. If you stop writing new data to hard drive, this will make you have an excellent chance of data recovery.

How to find lost data on Mac?

Step 1: Download Kvisoft Data Recovery for Mac from this direct download link: , then make it available on your Mac computer.

Step 2: Open the software, you will see the choose media type interface, this will guide you to restore lost data from which device. You can choose hard drive option if your data lost from mac internal hard drive or external hard disk, if you data lost from other external devices such as mp3/mp4 players, digital camera, USB stick, iPhone & other iOS devices, etc, just choose the corresponding media option to continue.

Step 3: Then the software will turn you to the next window, you can select your hard drive where you lost files to scan, and then choose a scan mode for scanning, here I suggest you choose Deep Scan mode, this will scan all files though to spend more time than quick mode.

Step 4: After a wait, you will find all scanned files will be list on the left side by categories and file types such as document, office, image, video, audio, etc categories and txt, pdf, doc, jpg, mp4, mp3, etc file types, click the category or file type, and then click the file to preview and make sure it is your find one then check the box before the file name, after you find and preview all files that you wanted, click Recovery to start the recovering lost data process, and select another drive to save your data, not save them on the original drive.

Here is a video tutorial:

Just need do four steps, you can recover lost data on Mac, of course, there are also other useful tools out there. Just choose your best one to help you make this task easily.

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