Mac Deleted Photo Recovery Software


Most photographers prefer Mac Operating System because Mac OS supports different photo editing tools. Aperture is a tool, which is used for editing photos on Macintosh computers.  Aperture is less expensive compared to Adobe Photoshop and Aperture provides many different features that are not available with other photo editing tools. Aperture allows users to create photo book and photography projects. Therefore, most of the professional photographers use Aperture Utility.  One more application that is used in Mac to organize and edit digital photos is iPhoto library. Organizing and editing photos become easy task using iPhoto application. Although these are best applications for photo management, there are many scenarios, due to which photo loss occurs from Mac computer.

Different scenarios, which lead to photo loss from Mac system, are:

  • Accidental deletion of photos from Mac computer - While viewing photos or while editing photos if you delete the original photo accidentally, then you will lose those photos from your Mac system.
  • Photo loss due to emptying Trash - After accidental deletion of photos from Mac system, if Mac Trash is emptied then you cannot restore deleted photos from Mac Trash and it will lead to photo loss.
  • File loss due to file system corruption - If file system gets corrupted then photo files present in the system may become inaccessible. Due to this reason, you may lose some of the photo files from your Mac system.
  • Photo loss due to usage of third party applications - If any error occurs while using any third party tool then some of the files present in the system may become inaccessible.
  • Photo loss due to improper system shutdown - If you shut down the system improperly then also you may lose some of the photo files from your Macintosh computer.

If you take some precautions then you can avoid photo loss from the Mac system. Some of the precautions that you can take are listed here-

  • Keep backup of all necessary files in some storage devices like CD, DVD or external storage device.
  • While deleting unwanted photos make sure that you have selected those, which you actually wanted to delete because if you select useful photos accidentally then you may lose those photo files.

Whenever any photo loss occurs from Mac system, you can make use of Photo Recovery software. The software has the capacity to undelete images from digital camera and almost all storage devices including hard drive, external hard drive, memory cards, FireWire drives, flash drives, etc. The software supports retrieval of digital media files and SD Flash card video recovery on HFS+ and HFSX formatted Mac volumes. View more..It supports recovery of different file types including JPEG, JPG, TIFF, TIF, GIF, etc. The software supports Mac OS X 10.5.x and above versions of the Mac Operating System including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion. Thus, this is the best and most reliable deleted / lost photo restoration program.

There are some steps, which you must follow to recover photo files from Mac system -

Step 1: Download free trial version of the Photo Recovery Software  and install it in a healthy Mac computer. Launch the application by double clicking shortcut icon on the desktop. The main screen is displayed as shown in Figure 1. Now select “Recover Deleted Photos” option from the screen that appears as shown in Figure 1.

Recover deleted photos selection

Figure 1: Select Recover Deleted Photos

Step 2: Select the volume from where you want to recover photo files as shown in Figure 2 and then click on “Next” button. Select the file type that you want to recover and then click on “Next”.

Select Volume Screen

Figure 2: Select volume

Step 3: The software will scan selected drive and after completion of scanning process, you can view recovered files as shown in Figure 3.

View recovered files

Figure 3: View Recovered data

For Leopard (10.5) and
Snow Leopard (10.6) Users

For Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion, (10.8)
Mavericks & Yosemite(10.10) Users