Recover Files from Extended Partition

Partition Recovery Tool to Recover Data from Extended Partition on Mac:

“Hi, as per my requirement I created many logical drives with the help of extended partition on my Mac to manage data effectively. After partitioning, one of my logical drive disappeared from my computer. I have no idea about what went wrong that logical drive of extended partition is not showing on my system? Can anyone help me recover it?

If you have come across above said issue then go through this article, it is provided with all necessary details to get back Macintosh volumes without any complications.


Maximum four drives divisions are possible on your Mac computer but if you have extended partition you can create more than four logical drives. By extended partition, you can create any number of drives depending on the storage space of your system. It has the ability to create logical drives of various size, re-size the drive in extended partition. You can use each logical drive to store different files according to your need so that you can access the data with ultimate speed that saves your precious time. In spite of having these amazing benefits, you may face the above problem. The drive may go missing and is not recognized by the Operating System due to corruption in file system or damaged partition table which stores file system information. However, there are plenty of reasons for file loss which are given ahead in this page.

Some familiar factors for extended partition data loss:

  • When the extended partition logical drives is re-sized, shrinking or merging the partitions leads to data loss.
  • Accidentally formatting the logical drives instead of some corrupted volume will wipes out entire data containing your vital files.
  • Deletion of significant files while removing unwanted stuff from extended partition might result in data loss.
  • When extending partitions on your computer and if suddenly power fluctuates then they are high chances of partitions loss.

All the above listed scenarios can cause removal of files from your extended partition. But not to panic! Irrespective of the reason for loss of data, you can easily rescue files from extended partition using the proficient Remo Recover tool.

Remo Recover is a reliable extended partition recovery tool:

Remo Recover is an optimal solution to recover data from extended partition on Mac machine. A user friendly interface of this app get back data from extended logical drives at an ease. The program operates in read only mode and hence while recovering lost files, all the original contents of the partitions are intact without any modifications. To top it, our application is available for demonstration purpose, which is useful for end users to check the effectiveness of this utility.

Some of the most amazing attributes of Remo Recover:

  • Helps you get back data from deleted volumes that supports different hard disk models such as Sony, Se-agate, Kingston, Dell, HP, Lenovo, WD, etc.
  • Restores data from various portable devices like pen drives, memory cards, USB drives, camcorders and many more.
  • Different file formats like photos, videos, audios, files, etc. from extended partitions is retrieved on both HFS and HFS+ based file system.
  • The tool can recover partition data lost after repartitioning, formatted and reformatted RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 volumes and also, all hidden or inaccessible files are recovered in no time


Steps to recover data from extended partition on Mac OS X:

Step 1: Download the free demo version of Remo Recover tool and run it. From Main screen choose "Recover Volumes / Drives" option as illustrated in figure 1.

Recover Data from Extended Partition - Main Window

Figure 1:Main Window

Step 2: Next screen appears, select "Volume Recovery" button as illustrated in figure 2.

Extended Partition Data Recovery - Select Volume Recovery

Figure 2: Select Volume Recovery

Step 3: This app shows list of storage drives available on your Mac machine. Select lost volume option as illustrated in figure 3.

Recover Files from Extended Partition - Select Hard Drive

Figure 3: Select Hard Drive

Step 4: Once the scanning process is completed, the software displays list of recovered data from extended lost partition as illustrated in figure 4.

Recover Deleted Extended Partition - Recovered Data from Lost Partition

Figure 4: Recovered Data from Lost Partition

Step 5: To avoid rescanning of the drive use "Save Recovery Session" option.

Extended Partition Recovery - Save Recovery Session

Figure 5: Save Recovery Session