Recover Files From Formatted External Hard Drive Mac

Mac is the best Operating System with attractive features. It has the graphical user interface and hundreds of inbuilt applications that keep you interested. It can be proved to be your best companion. At times you do not want to mess up the system by storing all the files on it or whatever may be the reason. You can store the files on the external drive at such situations and access it whenever you need. The external drive can be divided into partitions if required. There are number of brands manufacturing the external hard drives today. You can choose the one suiting the desired storage capacity of yours.

The external hard drive will not be supported to open on the Mac computer if there is any threat detected by the Mac system on the external drive. The external drive might have formatted by you by mistake while formatting some other drive on the Mac system. You might be having lots of important files and folders in it that you don’t want to lose at any cost. What can be done in such situation? How to get files off Mac formatted external hard drive? Have you lost all your favorite possessions, i.e. the files on the external hard drive permanently? Actually not.. The files will be still present on the physical drive of the external hard drive. The pointers to it will be removed and you need recovery software to read the files on it. External hard drive recovery on Mac can be done easily using Mac HDD Recovery Software. But you need to take care that the files are not overwritten. Hence, you should not save any new file on the external drive.

Some of the common scenarios in which external hard drive files are lost:

Inadvertent format: After format the files on the drive will be removed permanently. External drives are used to take the backup of the files. If you format that only then it will be a great loss for you. You need to recover the files from the external drive in that case using recovery software. Mac HDD Recovery Software helps you to recover the files efficiently.

Format error: The external hard drive might have got corrupted due to improper handling, virus attack, file system corruption, etc. The external drive when connected to the system, you might get format error. In such situation, you need recovery software to get back all the files from the formatted external hard drive. Mac HDD Recovery Software helps you to recover deleted files after format.

Reformat: The external hard drive can be reformatted to change the File System on it. If the drive has got reformatted then the files on the older File System will be lost. In such situation, you need recovery software to get files off formatted external hard drive on Mac. Mac HDD Recovery Software is one of the recovery software that you can rely on to recover your files effectively.

In addition to the above loss scenarios, the other cause loss of file from Mac machine is unintentional deletion of files from Mac Trash or emptying Mac Trash in order to free up Mac hard drive storage space. In any scenario, Mac HDD recovery tool provides answer to all the questions like can I recover deleted files from Mac Trash, how to get back lost files after emptying Trash, etc.

Advanced features of Mac HDD Recovery Software:

The Mac HDD Recovery Software helps you to get files off Mac formatted external hard drive. You can recover data from various brands of external hard drives. Hence, you can retrieve data from corrupt Seagate Slim on Mac. The software supports HFSX, HFS+, FAT file system data recovery. The software requires minimal space to be installed. The software works on different Mac OS based devices like MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac and Mac mini. You can even recover files from external drives like iPod, flash drive, memory card, etc. using the software. The software can even recover deleted files from iMac which are deleted accidentally by you. Click here to know more about it. The demo version of the software is also available for you to evaluate the recovery result. The software is compatible with different OS X of Mac. Hence, you can perform Mountain Lion deleted files recovery easily using the software. Mountain Lion is the latest version of Mac OS. For more queries on Mountain Lion visit at

Simple steps to get files off Mac formatted external hard drive:

Step 1: Download and Install Mac HDD Recovery Software on your Mac computer. Connect the formatted external hard drive to the computer and select "Recover Volumes / Drives" option from the main screen of the software. Then select "Formatted / Reformatted Recovery" from the next screen.

How to Get Files off Mac Formatted External Hard Drive - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Select the drive of the formatted external hard drive and click on "Next" button. The software starts scanning for the lost file system of the formatted drive and then you can recover the lost files from it by scanning the obtained file system.

How to Get Files off Mac Formatted External Hard Drive - Select Hard Drive

Figure 2: Select External Hard Drive

Step 3: After scanning, the files are listed on the screen of the software which can be previewed. Then you can save the recovered files at a particular location on the computer.

How to Get Files off Mac Formatted External Hard Drive - View Recovered Data

Figure 3: View Recovered Data

Step 4: Pick any file from recovered list and preview it. If you are fully satisfied with results, purchase the full version to save recovered data.

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