Recovering PowerPoint Files on Mac

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

PowerPoint File Recovery Mac OS X

Microsoft PowerPoint is the most widely used application to create and deliver presentation across the World. As presentation is an important way of representing the information in an organized way to convey any product details, reports, etc. There are different versions of PowerPoint namely 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013. PPT, PPS and PPTX are the major extensions used to save presentation file in Microsoft PowerPoint. Though PowerPoint is most widely used application it is quite common to lose these presentation files in various circumstances from Mac machines.

Suppose you have created a PowerPoint PPT file on your Mac laptop over night for the presentation scheduled in the morning. Again in the morning you turned on your laptop to copy PPT file to an external USB drive and you have used cut-paste option to copy PowerPoint file. But before completing the paste operation you have accidentally unplugged the USB drive, this resulted in loss of PowerPoint File from Mac. At that moment you may worry for what you done so far and question yourself like, how to recover PowerPoint file from Mac machine

Well, though it is annoying, don’t be upset, you can retrieve your PowerPoint file from Mac OS X using some reliable Mac file recovery software. Apart from above explained scenario there are various other reasons for which you lose PowerPoint files from Mac machines, some of them are virus infection, accidental deletion, accidental formatting of Mac volume containing PowerPoint file, operating system malfunctioning, etc. But these situations do not matter if you have empowered recovery software. Therefore the ideal software that assists you to rescue your PowerPoint files from Mac in these scenarios is Remo File Recovery.

Why Remo Recover?

Remo Recover is capable of recovering PowerPoint files lost or deleted on all Mac OS based machines like MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, etc. without any difficulties. This software also supports to recover PowerPoint files from USB drives, Flash Memory cards, etc. Includes highly advanced file recovery algorithms that perform rigorous scanning of entire drive for missing or erased PowerPoint File. It is capable of recovering PowerPoint files created on different versions like 2000, 2002, 2003, 2010, etc. This software works successfully on all major versions of Mac OS X like Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion. It restores PPT files from HFS+, HFSX, FAT16 and FAT32 file system based Mac volumes. This software is safe and secure because it does not do any modifications to original PowerPoint File and the recovered PowerPoint files can be stored in any location on your computer.

Safety Measures: -

  • Avoid improper handling of PowerPoint Files like forceful shutdown of Mac computer while PowerPoint file in use
  • Install good and reliable antivirus software to secure Mac system from harmful virus infections as it may cause PowerPoint file loss


Mac PowerPoint files recovery using Remo Recover Software: -

Step 1: Install and run Remo Recover software on your Mac Machine and select “Recover Files” option from main screen.

PowerPoint File Recovery Mac OS X - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: On the next screen select either “Recover Deleted Files” or “Recover Lost Files” option.

PowerPoint File Recovery Mac OS X - Select Suitable Option

Figure 2: Select Suitable Option

Step 3: Then the select Mac volume from where you want to recover PowerPoint Files and click “Next” button to begin scanning process.

PowerPoint File Recovery Mac OS X - Select Mac Volume

Figure 3: Select Mac Volume

Step 4: Once software completes scanning process you can view list of recoverable PowerPoint file in two types of views which are “File Type View” and “Data View”.

PowerPoint File Recovery Mac OS X - Recoverable PowerPoint Files

Figure 4: Recoverable PowerPoint Files

Step 5: Lastly make use of save recovery session to avoid rescanning of volume in future.

PowerPoint File Recovery Mac OS X - Save Recovery Session

Figure 5: Save Recovery Session