Losing a file or document in Mac machine can be a real pain. It troubles you a lot especially in situations like when you are all set to work on a file, or someone needs a file, and you just can't remember where the file is located.
Don’t lose hope if you have failed to find missing files on mac, even after trying several times. Because Mac has a powerful tool called- Spotlight for helping you to find missing files.
So, when you can’t find any file on Mac, the first point of call is to open Spotlight and look for the missing file. Just,
You can also make use of metadata in Spotlight to find missing files on Mac i.e. you can search the file using a combination of metadata. For instance, if you know the type of file you are looking for, and its created date, then you can combine these two (date and created filters) and find your file.
Suppose, the file, which you are looking for is a PDF document then the metadata that you can use in Spotlight is kind: photoshop created: date/month/year.
If you fail to find missing files on Mac using any of the above technique, then look into your Time Machine backup. If you have an updated backup, then surely you will find the file there.
In case, none of these ways help you out in finding missing files on Mac then the problem seems quite serious. But, don’t be panic! You can get back lost files from Mac system using an ideal Mac recovery tool. But, you need to ensure that missing files are not overwritten by new data, hence stop using your Mac until you are done with the recovery process.
Remo File Recovery Mac software can easily recover lost GarageBand file, video file, image files, Word documents, PowerPoint presentation files, and other file types on your Mac computers. It is an appropriate tool to restore missing files on Mac machine and you can recover all missing files without any difficulty. This software even provides easy steps to retrieve deleted files on Mac and also capable of recovering popular file types which include documents, audios, emails, archives, database files, etc.
Step 1: Install and run Remo Recover Mac on your Mac machine and select Recover Files option from the main screen.
Step 2: Select Volume from where you want to recover missing files and click Next to begin the scanning process.
Step 3: Once the scanning process is done the tool finds missing files and shows in two views File Type View and Data View.
Step 4: Finally Save Recovery Session to avoid rescanning of volume in future. Activate the software and restore your lost files.