Everyday, we will create or delete many files with Mac in the office. And many of us developed good habit of emptying the trash in time to free up our Mac. But it also will be very troublesome to recover data from hard drive. This article, I will list the detailed steps of different data recovery software on Mac to recover files from hard drive, follow my instructions, recovering data from hard drive can be a piece of cake.
Before starting this part, I want to mention that this recovery is on the premise that the hard drive is OK, only need to recover the deleted or lost data from hard drive.
Next, we will introduce the detail information about how to recover data with the third-part application - Cisdem Data Recovery software for Mac.
# Support 5 recovery modes to help you save time and energy
# Support recovering multiple files types, such as Photo, Document, Audio, Video, Archive, and Other
# Support recover data from hard drive on Mac, USB Drive, Secured Digital (SD) Card, Digital Camera, Mobile Phone (iPhone not included), MP3/MP4 Player, iPod (Nano, Classic, Shuffle)
Next, let’s learn how to recover your data from hard drive on Mac
1. Free download Cisdem Data Recovery and launch it on your Mac.
2. Choose the recovery types you want to scan
Basic Data Recovery: Very quickly to scan and recover, it can recover the files recently deleted, but the files recover successful is limited
Advanced Data Recovery Scan: Dig and recover more files
Others: Choose according to your real needs
3. Select the hard drive your files stored in.
The next step is selecting the hard drive your files stored in. Cisdem Data Recovery will list all of your hard drives, you need to make sure where the lost files store in. And then select it.
4. Click the “Scan”. In this interface, you can know the remaining time of scanning.
5. Preview your files and choose target files to recover.
The last but not least, you need to choose your target files to recover. At this point, the design of Cisdem Data Recovery is very reasonable and humanized. You can preview your files on it so that you won't recover some irrelevant files.
If you want to know more software about how to recover data from hard drive, you can read 5 Best Hard Drive Recovery Software for Mac
Strictly speaking, recover data from a dead hard dive is mostly impossible unless we repaired the hard drive, so what we could do is copy not recover data.
Method One: Use Target Disk Mode to recover data
Method Two: Use external hard drive to copy data
Above are the simplest ways to recover the data by ourselves and with less cost, but because of the different types of hard drive failure, we could not recover data from all the dead hard drives.
Computer is the most common device to store our data, at same time, it means we could lost the data at many conditions. In this article, how to recover data from hard drive will not be the question. But archive our files in time is the best method to “recover” data.
Megan is the chief editor of Cisdem, she has an impressive deal of experience with Mac software and has the ability to explain tech stuff in a simplified, straightforward and easy to understand way.