A storage drive is formatted for removing all existing data and user settings on that particular removable media. It is generally done for the purpose of creating new file system on the volume, resolving errors on that drive, clearing junk files, etc. So now once the hard drive is formatted, all data present in the drive is erased. Some important files might also get erased in the process.
If you don’t have a backup of those files, then does this mean that your data is permanently lost? No, it is still possible to recover data from formatted external hard drive. With the help of Remo Recover (Mac) software you can get back formatted data with ease. Entire files from the external hard disk will be safely restored.
Retrieve Data after External Hard Drive Format:
Remo Recover Mac software comes with advanced scanning mechanisms that scan the entire external drive that is formatted to recover erased data. It restores data from a wide range of external hard disk brands like Seagate, Western Digital, Toshiba, Transcend, LaCie, and many more. You just have to connect the formatted external HDD to the Mac system, and follow the instructions provided by the software. And in a short while, your data will be back.
The software also comes handy to restore data from corrupted, RAW, inaccessible partitions on Mac. It is also a preferred Flash Drive Data Recovery software to recover files from flash drives after format, corruption, etc. The utility retrieves data from hard drives, memory cards, iPods, FireWire drives, and other storage mediums. It is compatible with all Mac OS versions, including macOS Sierra.
Step 1: Download and install Remo Recover software on your Mac system. Connect the external hard drive to the system. Run the tool. On the main screen, you would find 3 options; select Recover Volumes / Drives option.
Figure 1: Main Screen
Step 2: In the next screen, select Formatted / Reformatted Recovery option.
Figure 2: Formatted / ReFormatted Recovery Option
Step 3: Now select the formatted external hard disk from the list of drives displayed, and click Next
Figure 3: Select Formatted External Hard Drive
Step 4: When the scanning process is completed, you can view the recovered data that is displayed
Figure 4: List of Recovered Files
Step 5: Finally, you can save recovered files on a location of your choice. Also, you can make use of the Save Recovery Session option to save the recovery process, and avoid rescanning of the drive.
Figure 5: Save Recovery Session option