Recovering Data from Formatted Hard Disk Mac

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Formatted hard disk data recovery Mac

Are you worried about recovering data from formatted hard disk of your Mac system? This question might trouble a lot, if you are not aware of formatted Mac hard disk data recovery. Well you need not to worry about it from now onwards as there are many good Mac hard drive recovery software that help you to recover deleted data from formatted Mac hard disk.

How one may lose data after formatting?

If you perform formatting with ensuring regular backup then it won’t cause data loss. But some adverse circumstances may not allow you to backup your data and force you to format your Mac hard disk resulting in data loss. Next section will discuss one such real time scenario in which one may lose his / her important data after formatting.

Suppose you encounter some sluggishness on your Mac system, after which one of your friend suggest you to format your system, as formatting may improve system performance. So taking advice from your friend you format your Mac hard disk. But, you forget to take back up of your important data, which is advised by most of the experts before you format your system. And failing which you invite unfriendly data loss. Besides this, errors like “Drive need to be formatted” and “disk is corrupt” are couple of examples that force you to format your Mac hard disk without giving you a chance to backup your vital data and leads to data disasters. So go through the next sections that tell you about three W’s - What, Which & Why, to ensure 100 % recovery of data from formatted Mac hard drive.

What one should do after formatting?

There are some tips suggested by data recovery professionals that one should follow to increase chances of complete recovery of formatted Mac hard drive data:

  • Use of formatted Mac hard disk should be immediately stopped
  • Avoid use of unsecure recovery tool
  • Don’t waste time in thinking, go for quick recovery

Which tool to opt for?

This is pretty important one, since wrong choice of recovery tool may erase all your formatted data permanently. So, before going with any recovery tool go through its reviews as well as capabilities and make sure that it is safe to use; or you can even better check out the software efficiency by downloading its trial version. And talking about safe and secure recovery tool most of the Mac users and data recovery professionals suggest you Remo Recover.

Why Remo Recover?

It is a safe and secure recovery application, which is pre-tested for virus and other malicious stuff and found free from it. This works exceptionally well in recovering data from formatted hard disk Mac, as it is engineered with superior data retrieval techniques. Nevertheless, it has a long list of satisfied customers and awarded as best Mac data recovery tool, since it’s specifically designed for Mac users.

Other exciting features of Remo Recover!!!

  • Makes a complete scan of hard disk sector-by-sector, in order to retrieve formatted files from Mac hard drive
  • Well suited to execute data recovery from formatted Mac hard drive on file systems like FAT16, FAT32, HFS, HFS+
  • Help you to restore formatted Mac hard disk data like audios, video, applications, documents, images, etc on almost all versions of Mac OS X
  • You can make use of this awesome software to recover data from reformatted, formatted, inaccessible and non mounting volumes of Mac systems
  • Displays recoverable data in Mac finder styled interface and allow you to get an earlier look of data using Preview option


Easy steps to recover data from formatted hard disk Mac:

Step 1: Download and Install the trial version of the software on your Mac machine and launch the software. You will see the main window with three options as illustrated in figure 1. Click on "Recover Volumes/Drives".

Recovering Data from Formatted Hard Disk Mac - Main Window

Figure 1: Main Window

Step 2: On next window, select "Formatted /Re-Formatted Recovery" option as illustrated in figure 2.

Formatted Hard Disk Data Recovery Mac - Select Formatted /Re-Formatted Recovery

Figure 2: Select Formatted /Re-Formatted Recovery

Step 3: After selecting recovery option, from next screen you have to select the formatted hard disk as illustrated in figure 3.

Recovery of Data from Formatted Mac Hard Drive - Select Hard Disk

Figure 3: Select Hard Disk

Step 4: Once the recovery process gets over, the list of recovered data from formatted hard drive, will be displayed as illustrated in figure 4.

Retrieve Formatted Files from Mac Hard Drive - List Recovered Data

Figure 4: List Recovered Data

Step 5: Make use Save Recovery Session option for saving recovery process to avoid re-scanning of the hard drive.

Recovering Data from Formatted Hard Disk Mac - Save Recovery Session

Figure 5: Save Recovery Session


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