Mac Folder Retrieval

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Restore Folder on Mac

Working on Mac is really a spell bounding experience. From hardware parts to the software in it, everything is built with a special attention giving the best experience of system usage for you. It comes with lot of inbuilt software to give you the feel of luxury of using Mac system. It has the app to download apps on it. You can easily edit photos and watch videos with added effects. Mac even assures data security on it. But at certain point of time, it happens that you delete or lose data from Macintosh machines.

Consider a case when you had moved some folders on Mac to Trash bin. Then you emptied Trash to remove unwanted data forever. After emptying Trash, you realize that there was a folder in Trash which you had moved to it by mistake. The folder contained lot of files with different types which you frequently used. It is gone from your system when Trash was emptied and you do not have any other copy of the files in that deleted folder. You need not to feel helpless in such circumstances as there is a way to perform folder recovery on Mac. It is possible with a suitable third party tool. You may also lose folders from Mac in many instances like given below. Have a look and be careful enough to avoid such situations.

  • Deleted through Mac terminal: You may pick a valuable folder to delete, using commands on Mac terminal instead of a folder of least importance
  • Folder transfer interruption: Transfer interruption while moving folder from one drive to the other on Mac computer due to loop in connection or sudden power failure

Whatever may be the cause for losing folder on Mac, you can get it back using the best folder recovery software like Remo Recover Mac

Know more about Remo Recover Mac here:

  • One can use this software to recover files deleted, corrupted, lost, and formatted from external hard drives, pen drives, memory cards, USB flash drives, and other storage devices
  • Successfully retrieve files of different formats like documents, spreadsheets, access files, photos, videos, audios, PowerPoint presentations, etc.
  • Perform folder recovery on Mac machines like iMac, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro effectively
  • Retrieve folders from drives on Mac formatted with HFS+, HFSX and FAT file systems
  • Carry out retrieval of folder from Mac system having different operating systems like Mac OS X Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Mountain Lion effortlessly
  • Easily restore folders from internal hard drive of Mac as well as external data storage drives like memory cards, iPods, USB flash drives, external hard disk, etc.


Simple steps to perform Mac folder recovery is as follows:

Step 1: Download trial version of Remo Recover Mac and install it on Mac system. Run the utility to get main screen of software as shown in figure 1. Then select “Recover Files” from the screen. From next screen select “Recover Deleted Files” or “Recover Lost Files” depending on file loss scenario

Folder Recovery Mac - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Select Mac drive from where you need to retrieve deleted folder and click on “Next”, as given in figure 2.

Folder Recovery Mac - Select Mac Drive

Figure 2: Select Mac Drive

Step 3: From next screen of software as shown in Figure 3, select file types that you are looking for and click on “Next” option or hit on “Skip” to find all file types. Software starts scanning Mac drive.

Folder Recovery Mac - Select File Type

Figure 3: Select File Type

Step 4: After completion of scanning process, you can preview list of recovered files and folders as shown in Figure 4. You can view them using “Preview” option.

Folder Recovery Mac - Recovered Files

Figure 4: Recovered Files

Step 5: Use Save Recovery Session option to save the session and resume it when you need to view list of recovered files again. Activate the software to save recovered files on Mac drives.

Folder Recovery Mac - Save Recovery Session

Figure 5: Save Recovery Session

Points to remember:

  • Before emptying Trash, check whether you have any important folder that has to be restored to Mac drive
  • Use UPS to avoid loss of folder due to sudden power outage
  • Do not use Mac Notebooks to transfer files while battery is low