How to Recover Deleted Images from Mac?



Mac incorporates highly advanced features and functionalities. This operating system has been used in many mobile phones to run those advanced devices. With its easy interface users become able to design and edit images, videos and other media files. Images are becoming more and more important for all of us. We have become addicted to images so much so that we want to capture each and every special moments in our life may it be while partying with friends, on special trip or any special get together at home. However with our increased addiction, the chance of losing those images also increases. As important as they are, nothing is worse than losing them. You used to back up these photos once a week. You are sure enough that their losing or damaging would be very traumatic and frustrating; especially knowing that you cannot save image files again. Uncertainties like accidental file deletion, memory card corruption, abrupt camera turn offs, etc. can happen at any point of time. If you are being a victim of these situations then you don�t have to get panicked, Mac recovery software helps you to get back images from Mac OS X.

Mac recovery software has built-in special algorithms which helps to restore almost all popular image file formats such as JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIFF, TIF, BMP, PSD, GIF, etc. You can view recovered images in Mac finder styled interface and if you are not able to find files in recovered data list then you can use fast built-in tool called �Find Tool� to find the files in recovered data list. This software supports both 32-bit and 64-bit Mac Operating systems. Thus this software works efficiently with all popular Mac OS such as Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion). To know recovery of deleted files from Mac, go ahead

Scenarios responsible for deletion of images from Mac:

Accidental Deletion: Accidental deletion of photos while trying to edit image files on Mac or while trying to transfer them from one storage device to another.

Corrupted storage device: Corruption of the memory card due to mishandling like pulling the memory card out of the camera while the camera is on, or removing the card from Mac without properly ejecting it. Corruption of other secondary storage device which is containing the photos leads to inaccessibility of stored images.

Accidental Formatting: Unwanted formatting of the storage device also leads to photo loss. This may occur due to accidental formatting of the camera in the digital camera or while it is connected to the computer.

Transferring of Files: Photos might get deleted or lost while transferring or downloading from camera memory card to the Mac computer. This may happen due to sudden power failure or abrupt removal of the memory card when the file transfer is not yet over.

Precautions to be taken to avoid deletion of images on Mac:

  • Do not store any new data to the same drive or to the same location from where you have deleted images. If you do so, then the chances of recovery becomes very less as it overwrites the deleted data with the new data.
  • Avoid using the affected SD card for storing any new picture file as it reduces the chances of recovery.

Importance of Mac image file recovery software:

  • This software helps to retrieve recently deleted files from Mac machine or even after formatted with FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, EXFAT file systems.
  • It is also capable of recovering files from hard disk of different types such as SATA, IDE, SCSI, etc.
  • You can also restore pictures from various brands of digital camera such as Kodak, Nikon, Olympus, Fujifilm, Sony, etc.
  • You can get back pictures from external hard drive, USB drives, flash memory card, Fire wire drives, iPod devices, etc.
  • It provides recovery of all popular image file like JPG, TIF, GIF, PNG, etc.
  • Moreover, you can utilize this award winning software to retrieve files from SD card used in professional DSLR digital camera and camcorders inclduing other memory card types. To know more details, click here

Process to save deleted image files Mac:

Step 1: Download and install free demo version of Mac recovery software. After installation select “RECOVER PHOTOS” from main screen.

Save Deleted Image Files Mac - Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Select “RECOVER DELETED PHOTOS” from next screen to save deleted image files Mac. Then select the drive from where you need to recover your lost photo.

Save Deleted Image Files Mac - Select Recover Deleted Photos

Fig 2: Select Deleted Photos

Step 3: The software starts scanning, once scanning is over you can view the list of recovered image files in “FILE TYPE VIEW / DATA VIEW”.

Save Deleted Image Files Mac - View in File Type View / Data View

Fig 3: View in File Type View / Data View


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