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Tips for Hard Drive Photos Recovery on Mac

Advantages of Hard Drive

Thanks to high quality of hard drive, our daily life become more and more convenientm,and we can enjoy an ever-increasingly mobile environment at work or at home. We can put our beautiful photos, favourite music, wonderful movies, important documents, even funny games, etc into a hard drive.

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Problems about Hard Drive Photos Recovery on Mac

However, when hard drive have trouble even files lost, it will be more serious in our daily life, and more and more people use Apples computer producets, however, few of them know how to recover data on Mac os. Luckily, we can retrieve them with Hard drive data recovery software. Last week, a friend asked me for help, because she lost her all photos in a exteral hard drive due to power off while she copied the data to her Macbook. So I get some experiences.The following tips tells you how to recover photos from hard drive on mac.

Preparations to Recover Photos from Hard Drive on Mac

First of all, you have to remember: Do not save any data to the hard Drive and transfer in and out, because the space where the original data stored may be overwiritten.

Secondly,you need to find a efficient recovery program, which can help you restore files from hard drive. when I helped my friend to recover her hard drive photos, I found some good recovery software,now, I introduce two of them.

Option one: Recuva
Recuva is a data recovery program without paying, however, there is no free lunch in this world. I tried to use this program to recover photos from my friend’s hard drive, It just recvoered about 60% photos.and Recuva can not run on Mac os,so it is necessary for you to get a Windows computer when you use Recuva. If you don’t wanna spend to it, you can choose it, but I can’t guarantee all the data will be restored.

Option two:Card Data Recovery
Card Data Recovery is an simple but effective data recovery software, which can help you to recover photos,images,document,etc have been formatted, deleted from hard drive. you can learn more here: Even if I need to pay some money for it, it is worthy. With the help of the Card Data Recovery, I can retrieve hard drive photos on Mac.hard drive photos recovery on mac

Steps to Restore hard drive photos on Mac

Step1. Download the Card Data recovery from here: and install it on your computer

Step2. launch the Card Data Recovery application,Select the hard drive or connect external hard drive to computer .

Step3. Click scan button and Select the option “Photo recovery”.

Step4. After scaning, you can preview the photos and choose the ones you want to get back and click “Recover”.

Step5. “Save” all your recovered photos in the hard drive and you have finished hard drive photos recovery on Mac.

Card Data Recovery also can recover data from SD card, SDHC Card, Mini SD card, or other storage devices.

(Source: Files Recovery  Skill For Card Data Recovery)