Free Mac data recovery from Trash: recover emptied trash for free

Posted by Katrina to Mac Data Recovery on April 16th, 2018

When data get deleted accidentally or intentionally owing to a number of reasons, if you can spot your desired files in Mac Trash, restoring them is quite simple. But unfortunately, if you have the habit to clean Mac Trash Bin after deleting files, you have no way to access the deleted files without the help of data recovery software.

Is it possible to recover deleted files from emptied Mac Trash?

Yes, it is. When you discharged the Trash Bin on Mac, what you deleted was still stored on your Mac. You only lose the access to the files from the system, the space occupied by deleted files is marked as "available to rescue". So the deleted files remain physically intact until they are overwritten by new files. In this situation, free Mac Trash recovery software can scan your Mac and recover deleted files even if emptied from Mac Trash with ease.

Tips for Mac data recovery from Trash

Here is one tip to increase the chance of Mac data recovery from Trash: stop using the Mac or other storage devices where we lose files, especially avoid formatting it or saving new files on it. That's because any further operation on the drive may write new data to it and overwrite the original videos. Once the data are overwritten, we will lose the chance to get them back.

Free Mac data recovery from Trash with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is a safe & free Mac Trash recovery software that can recover emptied trash for free, recover lost data from formatted, inaccessible, corrupted, unreadable, unmountable Macintosh HD, external hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card, pen drive, pen stick, etc. It supports to recover deleted/lost documents, photos, videos, emails, etc. on APFS, HFS+, HFS, FAT32 and exFAT drive on macOS 10.15/10.14/10.13/10.12 and OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.

Pros of iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery:

1. All-in-one data recovery software

Specialize in recovering deleted/lost photos, documents, videos, music, emails, etc. from formatted, inaccessible, corrupted, unreadable, unmountable drive.

2. Support APFS data recovery and encrypted APFS data recovery

One of a few data recovery software supports APFS data recovery and encrypted APFS data recovery.

3. Powerful preview function

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery can preview documents, photos, videos, audios, etc. file types that our Mac computers support to preview.

4. Sort by file type and file system

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery scans by file system to save more time and sorts scanning results by file type to help you find needed data more easily.

Tutorial to recover deleted files from emptied Mac Trash Bin

Step 1: Download and install iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery on Mac.

Step 2: Launch this free Mac Trash recovery software, and select the drive where we deleted files.

Step 3: Click "Next" to scan all deleted files on the drive.

Free Mac Trash recovery software - iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

Step 4: After scanning finishes, choose "Only show deleted files" at the left bottom corner. Select the files we want and click "Recover" to get them back.

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