External hard drive get corrupt due to file system errors that turn a hard drive into RAW. Generally, external hard drive corruption are caused by formation of excessive bad sectors, virus and malware infection, sudden system shutdown due to crash, software or hardware issues, and sometimes due to physical damage. To fix a corrupt external hard drive, formatting is the simplest way, but it causes permanent data loss from an external hard drive. So, before fixing a corrupted external hard drive, rescue your files usingRemo Recover, a professional data recovery tool available in Mac and Windows edition separately. Continue reading to know how to recover files from external hard drive without formatting.
"The disk in the drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now?", "You need to format the drive E: before using it", etc. are the common formatting error message that occurs with a corrupt external drive. It means that the operating system failed to recognize it's file system, and needs to be formatted before using it further. No doubt, one can fix this issue by formatting the drive, but results in huge data loss, as it doesn't allow to backup the files stored in the drive. So, before formatting the corrupted external hard drive on Mac, utilize this software to recover data from external hard drive without formatting.
Remo Recover is a professional data recovery software for Mac to recover files from externaal hard drive that needs formatting. It takes a disc image, and scans each and every sector of the drive to pick up the files without missing single one. The tool recovers photos, videos, music files, documents, and other files from Mac hard drive that is formatted with APFS, HFS, HFSX, NTFS, exFAT, FAT16, and FAT32 file systems. Moreover, the Mac and Windows edition of the software are available for free download. Just download it's free edition and follow few simple on-screen instructions given below to recover your files.
Get the free trial version of Remo Recover program to unformat external hard drive on Mac (any version) operating system. It is safe, quick and user friendly tool to recover files from an external hard drive that needs to be formatted in few clicks:
Step 1: Launch Remo Recover and connect your external hard drive. Click on “Recover Drives” button in order to recover files from external HDD
Step 2: The software display the list of physical drives on your Mac system, select the external hard disk and click on “Next”
Step 3: You can select specific file types which you want to restore or just click on “Skip” button to recover all file types by default
Step 4: Click “Save” option to save all recovered files to your drive, and make sure that you save the retrieved files to another drive to avoid data overwriting
Instances that corrupt the external hard drive: