How to Recover iTunes after Hard Drive Crash???

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Restoring iTunes after Hard Drive Crash

As you all know that iTunes is a media player used in Mac OS X to download, play and organize audio, video files. Though number of Mac users is increasing day by day, its user is still prone to data loss. Sometimes along with iTunes other data stored on Mac hard drive may get lost or deleted due to various reasons in variety of situations from Mac machines, which leads to huge data loss. Suppose you have downloaded your much loved music files from internet on iTunes by spending lots of money and stored them in your Mac system. Due to some fault your Mac hard drive gets crashed and you have lost iTunes as well as other data on the drive. In this circumstance it would be frustrating that you have lost all your music files for which you had spent money.

But don’t be upset you can recover all your files back from crashed hard drive on Mac with ease by employing suitable Mac data recovery software. Before that check for backup, in case you don’t find any don’t worry as you can use data retrieval tool. Apart from above mentioned reason there are other reasons for which hard drive on Mac gets crashed, few of them are listed below:

  • Volume map corruption on Mac might cause hard drive crash leading to loss of files from iTunes
  • Hard drives on Mac machine gets crashed due to physical damage and you can notice some clicking sound from it
  • Sometimes due to operating system malfunctioning, hardware faults, sudden power surges, software conflicts, etc. might cause hard drive failure on Mac leading to severe data loss

Is Remo Recover capable of recovering iTunes from crashed hard drive?

Yes, Remo Recover is the most preferred software to recover lost or deleted data from crashed hard drive on Mac. This software is capable of recovering deleted video files for free along with recovering iTunes from damaged/ corrupted/ crashed hard drives on Mac OS X without any difficulties. It not only recovers iTunes from crashed hard drive but also recovers other data stored on it. This software is highly compatible with all major versions of Mac OS X like Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion. It is also capable of recovering iTunes from Mac OS based machines like MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, etc. This software is the safest and secure way to get back data from crashed hard drive, because it does not make any changes to original data during recovery. It is strongly recommended by Mac data recovery professionals to use Remo Recover utility as it includes highly advance data recovery algorithms to restore data.

Prominent features of Remo Recover: -

  • Performs deep scanning of Mac hard drive to recover lost or deleted data
  • Recovers data from non bootable/ damaged Mac hard drives without any difficulties
  • Supports all major versions of iTunes to retrieve songs, videos, etc. in couple of minutes
  • Along with Mac hard drive, software supports you to restore data from other storage devices like USB drive, iPod, portable hard drive, etc.


Steps to recover iTunes from crashed hard drive on Mac OS using Remo Recover: -

Step 1: Install and run Remo Recover software on your system and select “Recover Photos” option from main screen.

How to Recover iTunes after Hard Drive Crash - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: On next screen select Mac hard drive and click “Next” option to begin scanning process.

Restoring iTunes after Hard Drive Crash - Select Volume

Figure 2: Select Volume

Step 3: Once software completes scanning process you can view list of recovered files in two types of views i.e. “File Type View” and “Data View”.

Restore iTunes from Crashed Hard Drive - Recovered Files

Figure 3: Recovered Files

Step 4: Finally save recovery session to avoid rescanning of drive in future.

How to Recover iTunes after Hard Drive Crash - Save Recovery Session

Figure 4: Save Recovery Session