How to Recover Lost Files on Mac Effortlessly

You may lose some important files from emptied recycle bin, crashed hard drive, formatted system, deleted partition and more data loss situations. So you may be worried that these files are gone forever whether there is no hope of recovering lost files on Mac. Actually, you have an easy way to find lost files on Mac by using the third-party data recovery Mac software, which is a powerful and safe data recovery application developed by Kvisoft.

How to Recover Lost Files on Mac Step by Step?


Download and install Kvisoft Data Recovery for Mac

After you downloaded the data recovering software on your Mac, please drag it to Applications folder. Afterwards, you can double click the software icon to start the Mac file recovery software. Before you can find lost files on Mac, you will be asked to enter your computer password aiming to empower the software with read and scan permission.


Select a media type

From its intuitive home interface, you will see that 5 different kinds of data storage devices are listed: hard drive, memory device, optical media, multimedia and mobile as well as iOS devices. You can click to select the media type from which you want to recover lost data, such as documents, archives, photos, music, movies and etc on Mac.
Take recovering lost datas from Mac hard drive for instance, you will need to click on Hard Drive module.


Select hard drive and scan option

From the list, you can highlight a Mac hard drive partition where you lost your files or data. Then please choose a scan mode: Quick Recovery or Deep Scan. Quick recovery will only scan the deleted files on the selected Mac hard drive, but deep scan mode will scan all the files you've lost. After you selected the hard drive and scan mode, please click Start icon to begin the Mac lost data scanning process. It will take a while and deep scan takes a longer time in scanning. 


Scan and Restore lost files

After scanned, all scanned files will be listed on left panel in different file categories. Afterwards, you can highlight a lost file to preview it, checking whether the file is exactly the right one you are looking for. Lastly, please click Recovery button to restore lost data on Mac.

Kvisoft Mac data recovery can help you recover lost files on Mac by using standard mode. It also offers a Wizard mode for you to recover lost data on Mac according to file type. Try it for free now!

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