Mac USB File Recovery

Software to restore files from thumb drive on Mac

"I recently connected USB drive to my MacBook to backup some important files. But, suddenly due to power cut off, my Mac system got terminated and I ejected the USB drive. Later when I reconnected it, an error message popped up saying that "USB Drive not formatted, would you like to format now". What shall I do now? Could someone suggest me how to restore files from USB drive on Mac based computers?"

Is this similar to your problem??? Just hold on, you are not the only one who is facing data loss problem from USB drive, there are numerous other users, who end up losing their valuable files from USB drive. After losing files, majority of users think that their files are gone forever, and there is no other way to restore files. But, this is a misconception and you can always retrieve files from USB drive on Mac computer with utmost ease employing efficient USB recovery tool Mac.

So where are the lost files on USB drive?

Those files are still present on the same place. Actually losing or deleting files, will erase the file pointer and makes files invisible to you and operating system. Because of which, even operating system makes the storage area free to add new files. But, in reality the files are present on the same memory location until and unless, it gets overwritten by new files. So, avoid using your USB drive for effective recovery results.

Note :- It is considered that overwritten files are nearly impossible to recover, so avoid using the drive in you are attempting to restore files from USB drive.

Possible scenarios for loss of files from USB Drive on Mac:

  • Improper ejection of USB drive from Mac machine while writing data on it.
  • Connecting USB drives on unsecured computers and losing files, due to virus infection.
  • Sudden power cut off during file transfer process.
  • Accidentally deleting files from USB drives on Mac system.
  • Encountering USB File system errors.
  • Unintentional formatting and reformatting your USB drive on Mac.

How to carry out Mac USB File Recovery with Remo Recover?

Don’t worry..! USB drive file recovery on Mac can be carried out very easily using Remo Recover, as it has very friendly graphical user interface and help you to restore files from USB drive on Mac, as it supports Mac versions like Snow leopard, Mountain Lion and other popular version of Mac. Remo Mac usb file recovery software performs sector by sector scan using its advance scanning algorithm and retrieve files that are deleted and lost from your thumb drive, such as beautiful pictures, rocking music files, high quality videos, games, applications and other important data. After recovering files from thumb drive on Mac, you can sort the recovered files and folders on the basis of their size, date, name and file extension with Remo thumb drive file recovery Mac.

Features that keeps Remo Recover ahead from its competitors..!

  • Has ability to recover deleted files from pen drive Mac in few simple clicks.
  • Get back files that are lost from inaccessible or corrupted USB drives.
  • Retrieve files that have bypassed Trash using this brilliant tool.
  • Compatible with even the latest Mac versions and popular USB brands.
  • Recover files from USB stick Mac, memory cards on Mac, CF card and other flash drive on your Mac system that too in just couple of minutes.

Things that should be taken care of…

  • Always use “safe remove” option, while removing the USB drive that is connected to Mac system.
  • Use power backup to eliminate the chance of losing data, due to power failure.
  • Copy essential data before performing actions like formatting and reformatting.


Simple steps to recover files from USB drive on Mac:

Step 1: Download and Install the demo version of Remo Recover Mac on your Mac system, and double click on the desktop icon to open Main screen, as illustrated in figure 1. Select "Recover Volumes/Drives" option.

How to Recover Files from USB Drive on Mac - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: From the next screen you need to select "Volume Recovery" as illustrated in figure 2.

How to Restore Files from USB Drive on Mac - Select Volume Recovery

Figure 2: Select Volume Recovery

Step 3: On the next window select the USB drive from which files are to be recovered as illustrated in figure 3.

How to Retrieve Files from USB Drive on Mac - Select USB Drive

Figure 3: Select USB Drive

Step 4: Once scanning and recovery process is completed, the list of recovered files, will be displayed, as shown in figure 4.

How to Recover Files from USB Drive on Mac - Recovered Data

Figure 4: Recovered Data

Step 5: In order to avoid the scanning process in future you can save the current recovery session by using "Save Recovery Session" option, as illustrated in figure 5.

How to Recover Files from USB Drive on Mac - Save Recovery Session

Figure 5: Save Recovery Session


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