Recover Lost Images from iPhoto

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Get back lost photo files from iPhoto on Macintosh

Apple developed a digital image management application i.e. iPhoto employing which user can import, export, print, modify, organize, share and do lot more with pictures according to their need. Well, the best part of using iPhoto is, you can browse all photos in one location of your Mac system. Since images are very precious as compared with other computer data, no one wants to lose it. Unfortunately, this is not practicable, as at times under some unfavorable circumstances; iPhoto images may be lost from Mac storage drives and upset you. However most of the users find it hard to recover lost images from iPhoto on Mac, but not anymore as you can accomplish lost photo recovery from iPhoto on Mac with the help of a prominent Mac photo recovery tool with utmost ease.

Even though, recovery of lost images from iPhoto is achievable, still one should be conscious about the factors that make your iPhoto files go missing. Therefore below section will talk about a scenario under which one may lose images from iPhoto.

Real time scenario..!

Presume that you were accessing iPhoto application with large number of cherished photos. Everything was working normally, all of a sudden your Mac system gets freeze. You wait for good amount of time so that things get normal again, but it won’t happen and you forcefully restart your system. After restarting you launch the iPhoto application so as to resume your work, but to your surprise you won’t find a single image in it. This mysteriously missing of images makes you anxious and you start looking for lost images on you Mac, but no use as you fail to find a single one in it. Reasons for this type of hiccup are many, but the commonly seen is due to corruption of iPhoto library which is responsible for holding images in iPhoto utility. Besides this there are few others such as

  • Corruption of hard drive
  • Software malfunctioning
  • Improper use of application
  • Use of non reliable third party tool, etc

How to retrieve images from iPhoto on Mac?

In order to get over from all above mentioned scenarios you need to make use of effective photo recovery software that can retrieve deleted iPhoto pictures on Mac. Remo Recover is one such tool that has the ability to get back lost photo files from iPhoto on Macintosh. Software is exceptionally quick in finishing the task by retrieving lost photos from iPhoto Mac, saving valuable system resources and user time. It is compatible with all famous image formats such as TIFF, TIF, JPEG, JPG, BMP, PNG, GIF, etc. Software even permits user to arrange recovered iPhoto images according to unique file type, date, size and file name. Moreover, software works superbly well to recover deleted videos on iMovie on all versions of Mac OS X and one can evaluate the software by downloading its trial version, which is available free of cost on internet.

Things to remember:

  • Get practiced to take regular and proper backup
  • Get confirmed twice previous to delete any file from the Mac system
  • Always use genuine and reliable tools on your Mac
  • Close the application in proper way after completing the work


Steps to recover lost images from iPhoto on Mac:-

Step 1: Install Remo Recover Mac version on your Mac computer. Run the installed software and select “Recover Photos” option from main screen.

Recover Lost Images from iPhoto - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Now select the storage drive from where you have to recover lost or deleted photos and click on “Next” button to begin scanning process.

Photo Recovery from iPhoto on on Mac - Select Volume

Figure 2: Select Volume

Step 3: Soon after completion of scanning process, list of recovered photos from iPhoto is displayed in two different types of views which are “File Type View” and “Data View”.

Retrieve Deleted iPhoto Pictures on Mac - Recovered Photos

Figure 3: Recovered Photos

Step 4: Use "Save Recovery Session" option for saving current recovery process to avoid re-scanning of the drive in future.

Retrieving Lost Photos from iPhoto - Save Recovery Session

Figure 4: Save Recovery Session