Hierarchy File System (HFS) is an exclusive file system designed and developed by Apple Inc. to view Drives, Folders and Files on Mac operating systems. In HFS view you can see the particular files and folder that you are looking for, while keeping all other files and folders invisible until you click on them. It has other special features like dual forks for files and folders, allocation blocks for files ranging from 4k to 32k, unique file ID, etc.
Partitioning in computers is the process of dividing the main memory volume into smaller sub – volumes that act as individual memory volumes as to have better accessibility and data management. Other advantages include running two different versions of Operating Systems on a computer and so on.
Conditions wherein you perform HFS file partition recovery on MAC:
Actions leading to data loss on a HFS partition:
In all of the above mentioned scenarios, there stands a risk of losing all data from the respective partitions provided it is done with utmost care. This task is recommended to be performed under the guidance of an experienced user.
Tool to recover files from HFS partition:
Nevertheless, whatever may be the reason you deleted or lost your partitions, you can recover files from HFS partition or perform total partition recovery using the ultimate Remo Recover utility. Remo Recover is the best tool to recover files from HFS partition and / or to perform HFS partition restore due to many reasons. Some of them are listed.
Reasons making Remo Recover the best tool to recover files from HFS partition and / or to perform HFS partition restore:
How to perform HFS file partition recovery using Remo Recover?
Install a latest version of Antivirus on your Mac prior to performing data recovery as the recovered items may contain virus.
Follow these steps to retrieve files from HFS partition on your Mac PC:
Step 1: Install and run Remo Recover tool on your Mac system and click “Recover Volumes / Drives” from the main screen.
Figure 1:Main Screen
Step 2: Now select “Volume Recovery” option to proceed with recovery process.
Figure 2: Select Volume Recovery
Step 3: Select the HFS volume from where you want to recover data and click “Next” to begin scanning process.
Figure 3: Select HFS Volume
Step 4: Once scanning process is completed you can view the list of files recovered from HFS partition in two different views- “File Type View” and “Data View”.
Figure 4: Recovered Files from HFS Partition
Step 5: Finally select “Save Recovery Session” option to avoid rescanning of drive and save recovered files to any desired location.
Figure 5: Save Recovery Session