iMac Recovery

Restore iMac Data

The iMac are a series of all in one Macintosh desktop computers from Apple. These are the primary offerings from Apple for desktop platforms. The iMacs are a premium built computers that run on latest versions Mac OS X. the latest version of Mac OS X is called OS X Yosemite. This operating system from Apple is considered to be one of the safest and most highly secured operating systems with abundant data backup functionalities. Yet, data loss can happen due to human errors or in a rare case, technical issues. In most of data loss cases on these computers, iMac recovery can be performed with the help of third party data recovery softwares. In this page, you will get to know how to perform iMac recovery using one the most authentic data recovery utilities and other details regarding data restoration on iMac computers.

Briefly understanding data loss scenarios on iMac computers:

Out of all data loss actions, data loss by unintentional file deletion is very widespread. Accidental data deletion includes erasing files or folders accidentally, emptying Trash folder with important contents in it. Other data loss scenarios include formatting a volume with important data in it, data loss due to technical errors like power outages while accessing data, improper file transfer, modifying files using third party utilities, using third party softwares rather than using the default ones for performing a particular task, resetting iMac to factory settings etc. These are common scenarios faced by professional as well as basic users of iMac computers.

All latest versions of Mac OS X have a built-in data restoration tool called Time Machine to secure important data from various data loss occasions by intelligently creating a backup of all important files and folders and if needed, an entire volume itself. If you have luckily enabled this feature, you can easily recover lost data from iMac, such as data deletion due to system errors, accidental data deletion and errors which are mentioned above. In case you’ve not enabled this feature for any reason or you are not able to make use of Time Machine option, you will have to retrieve iMac data all by yourself using a reliable data restoration tool such as Remo Recover Mac.

Performing iMac recovery in the best possible way:

Whatever may be the reason behind data deletion, i.e. actions like accidental file erasure, emptying Trash folder, deleting a volume using Mac Disk utility, performing Drive Partitions, reinstalling Mac OS X, etc., all delete actions just mark the deleted files as free space on that volume. These files are never entirely removed from any volume using any delete action, unless you’re using a dedicated file eraser software to delete files. What happens is just the deleted file becomes invisible or undetectable to the hard drive’s software and the OS. The deleted files can be detected and retrieved using appropriate data recovery tools such as Remo Recover Mac. iMac data restoration can be easily carried out with the help of Remo Recover Mac -  an extremely powerful and intelligent data recovery software particularly designed for Mac OS X based desktops and laptops.

Specs of Remo Recover Mac software that enables you in recovering iMac data with ease:

  • Easily retrieve files that are deleted from Trash folder
  • Recovering iMac data is easily possible on inaccessible and corrupt Mac volumes and from unbootable Mac volumes
  • Remo Recover has a hassle-free and clean user interface that enables you to preview all retrieved data in Mac styled layout
  • Can be used to retrieve any data from all Apple supported storage devices and from iPods
  • You can view all recovered data using the free version of Remo Recover Mac software


Steps to perform iMac data recovery using Remo Recover Mac:

Step 1: Download Remo Recover Mac and install it on your iMac. Launch the software to open the main window of Remo Recover Mac and select any suitable option.

Recover iMac Data - Main Window

Figure 1:Main Window

Step 2: The volumes that are available on your iMac are displayed. Select the volume from where you wish to recover data and click on "Next" option.

Retrieve iMac Data - Select Volume

Figure 2: Select Volume

Step 3: After successful completion of data recovery, a list of recovered data is displayed. You can view the recovered files using "Preview" option.

iMac Data Restoration - Recovered Data

Figure 3: Recovered Data List

Step 4: Click on "Save" option to save the recovered items on any desired location.

Recovering iMac Data - Save Recovered Files

Figure 4: Save Recovered Data


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