How to recover files
How to recover files

Mac hard drive Data Recovery Procedure

How to recover Mac hard drives?

DDR professional MAC data recovery software recover can recover your entire deleted or lost data from MAC hard drives and different types of digital storage devices. You can recover deleted images, videos and other files like text documents, excel spread sheets, power point slides using this file recovery software. If you want to recover photos from hard drives, then enable “Recover Photos” or want to recover lost videos, then select “Recover Videos “ or Recover Other Files, enable Recover Other Files option. For example you want to recover photos and then selected “Recover Photos” option as shown in the figure.

Following steps will help you to get back lost images.

✥ Mac Hard Drive Recovery Step 1 :

Select the disk from the list from which you want to recover data, as shown in the following screen:

Mac data recovery software

Select the ‘Recover Photos’ option and Click ‘Next’ Button to Continue.

✥ Mac Hard Drive Recovery Step 2 :

Select the Searching Criteria:

  • Entire Disk
  • Sector Range

Entire Disk Searching Criteria:

Select 'Entire Disk' Searching Criteria and Browse the Destination path where the recovered data will be saved. As shown in the following screen:

Mac file recovery

Click ‘Next’ button to start searching data in Entire Disk or else Click ‘Back’ button to go back to previous step.

Info: If 'Entire Disk' option is selected, DDR Recovery searches lost data in the entire storage of selected disk. If you want to perform recovery within a specific sector range, please select other searching criteria.

Sector Range Searching Criteria:

Select ‘Sector Range’ Searching Criteria and ‘Browse’ the Destination path where the recovered data will be saved. As shown in [This Screen]

Click ‘Next’ button to start searching data in Sector Range or else Click ‘Back’ button to back to previous step.

Info: ‘Sector Range’ option provides facility to specify the range of start and end sectors of storage media within which you want to perform searching for lost data. Please drag knob of Slider to enter sector range or you can also enter these values in ‘Start Sector’ and ‘End Sector’ fields manually.

Note 1:

Select 'Also perform DDR Thorough Scanning Algorithm Search' checkbox if you want to scan the disk using Thorough Scanning Algorithm Search (Once after disk is scanned using General recovery procedure) else Unselect the checkbox if you want to scan the disk using only General recovery procedure.

Note2:

Please read this information carefully before selecting the Destination path to save the recovered data.

  1. Please select only different drive to save the recovered data. Saving data in same drive/volume (from which you are trying to recover data) may cause overwriting and your data may be lost forever.
  2. You should have sufficient admin user privileges of your Computer to run Software on it. (Only applicable, in case of such users who have multiple user accounts in same Computer).
  3. You should have sufficient free disk space in Destination Drive that you select to save the recovered data.

✥ Mac Hard Drive Recovery Step 3 :

[This Screen] shows Search based on DDR General Recovery Procedure.

Once after Searching of Picture files in specified disk sectors range is completed using ‘DDR General Recovery Procedure’ then automatically searching of Picture files is performed using ‘DDR Thorough Scanning Algorithm’ if you have enabled ‘DDR Thorough Scanning Algorithm’ search (for more details go to Photo Recovery Procedure step 2), where you select Searching Criteria before launching the scanning for recovery.

Following screen shows Search based on DDR Thorough Recovery Procedure.

Mac file recovery

Info:

Among recovered thumbnails, if you do not find the preview of Picture files that you were trying to recover, please use any of the following methods to recover your data:

  1. Please make sure that you have also enabled the ‘DDR Thorough Scanning Algorithm’ search on the software screen, where you select Searching Criteria before launching the scanning for recovery.
  2. Please allow every process to be completed up to 100 percent. Make sure that your storage media is connected to your computer properly and you have sufficient user access privileges of your computer to run Software on it.

Note:

To Stop recovery click on 'Stop' Button or please wait for the process to be completed.

✥ Mac Hard Drive Recovery Step 4 :

Once completing the searching process, the recovered Picture files are displayed as shown in [This Screen]

To view the recovered Data, please click on‘Open Containing Folder’ or else click on ‘Back ‘button to select another disk for recovery.

Note:

You can see the preview of selected image by double-clicking on the image.

✥ Mac Hard Drive Recovery Step 5 :

On Clicking ‘Open Containing Folder', the following Screen will appears:

Mac data recovery

Click on ‘General Recovery Results' folder to view the recovered Picture files using DDR General Recovery Procedure.

Click on ‘Omitted (recovered by Thorough Scan)’ folder to view the omitted recovered Picture files (using DDR Thorough Scanning Algorithm).