How to Recover Deleted Pictures on Mac?

With the growing needs and advent in technology there are many advanced computers available to fulfill the needs of people. One such is Macintosh or Mac which is an operating system with advanced graphical user-interface created by Apple Inc. Apple has designed a series of operating systems to minimize the user’s conceptual awareness and it’s packed with the latest and innovative features. It is much more secured system and is extremely fast in performing task. It uses HFS or Hierarchical File system for storing, organizing and managing data on hard drive of the Mac.

Photos or pictures represent those lasting memorable moments that where captured on special occasions. Mac stores photos in the iPhoto library. It has some distinct and advanced photo editing tools. Professional photographers commonly use it. There might be some instances due to which one can lose his pictures from Mac OS X. Losing photos is the most annoying thing and awful situation that can be faced by an individual. Under such conditions, you need to opt for some excellent recovery tool that can retrieve Mac OS deleted pictures. View more..

Photos are lost and deleted due to various reasons like deleting photos by mistake by pressing “Delete All” option while previewing it in iPhoto library. If iPhoto library gets corrupted due to improper shut down or if it is infected from some harmful virus then the pictures present on it are lost and deleted. If you by chance format your Mac volume then also all the pictures present on it are deleted and lost. If you re-format your volume, to change the file system from HFS to HFS+ then also all the data present on the drive or volume is deleted and lost. If some virus corrupts the file system of the hard drive or if there are any missing files then also the data present on the hard drive is lost and deleted.

One loses pictures from Mac, through these few circumstances. To avoid picture loss you need to have a complete backup. If you do not have backup then the best option is to choose an excellent recovery tool. Picture files recovering utility is an excellent recovery tool that is specially designed to recover deleted and lost pictures from Mac.

This utility is specially designed to recover pictures form Mac. It recovers files from formatted and re-formatted volumes or drives. It recovers all the media files from Mac. It recovers RAW photos such as CR2, CRW of Canon, NEF of Nikon, ARW, SR2 of Sony, etc. Go to so that you can come to know the process of recovery to unerase deleted SD Flash memory card photo files and other memory cards, iPods, FireWire drives, USB drives, etc. It has built using binary application to support Intel and Power PC Mac platforms. Recovery of deleted pictures from Android is also possibe whatever may be the reason for deletion operation. Read more..

Note: Do not download the software on the affected hard disk as it may overwrite the existing data. Instead, download the software on another system and then connect the affected hard disk as a slave to that computer and recover lost and deleted data.

Download the free demo version of this software on a Mac system. You can follow these simple steps to restore pictures using photo recovery software.

Step 1: Double click the short cut icon on the desktop or use the start menu to launch the software. The main window is displayed a shown in Figure 1. From the main window select the  “Recover Lost Photos” or “Recover Deleted Photos” option based on the photo loss scenario as shown in Figure 1.

Recover deleted photos selection

Figure 1: Select Appropriate Option 

Step 3: Select the particular volume or storage device from which the pictures have to be recovered as shown in Figure 2.

Select Volume Screen

Figure 2: Select volume for recovery

Step 4: Once recovery process is complete you can view the recovered data as shown in Figure 3.You can preview the recovered files by selecting “Preview” option. You can save the recovery session if you are satisfied with recovery result by using “Save Recovery Session” option.

View recovered files

Figure 3: View Recovered Files

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