Mac data recovery: how to recover lost data from external hard drives on Mac?

Posted by Katrina to Mac Data Recovery on March 14th, 2018

Summary: Lost data after mistaken deletion, unintentional formatting, virus infection, etc.? Looking for Mac data recovery solutions? Download the best free Mac data recovery software iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery and perform Mac data recovery from external hard drives with ease.

As supplementary mass storage devices for Mac, external hard drives are widely used to backup important files and transfer data between computers. However, data loss problems on external hard drive happen to Mac users at intervals. This page talks about Mac data recovery and shows you how to recover lost/deleted data from external hard drives on Mac.

About Mac data recovery from external hard drives

When facing data loss issue on external hard drives, if you have backups of the lost files, you can easily restore them. On the contrary, if you don't have any copy of the lost files, you will get help from Mac external hard drives data recovery software.

Tips: Once losing data on external hard drive, you should stop using this drive or doing any further operation, including saving new files or reformatting this external drive. The reason is that such behaviors will overwrite your lost data and minimize the chance of recovering your data from external hard drives on Mac.

How to recover data from external hard drive on Mac with free Mac data recovery software?

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is professional and free Mac external hard drive data recovery software that can recover deleted files even empty from Mac Trash, recover data from formatted, corrupted, unreadable, inaccessible hard drives, external hard drives, USB flash drives, SD cards, memory cards, etc. This program supports data recovery on macOS Mojave 10.14/High Sierra 10.13/Sierra 10.12 and Mac OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.

Features of iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

1. APFS data recovery and encrypted APFS data recovery.

2. Preview of all file types that Mac computer supports, including audio, video, picture, etc.

3. Quick Scan and Deep Scan.

4. Intuitive and user-friendly interface for less experienced users.

5. Filtering and selective recovery of certain file types.

Tutorial to recover data from external hard drives with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery:

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

Step 2: Connect your external hard drive to Mac and launch iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery.

Step 3: Choose the external hard drive where you have lost data and click "Next" to start scanning lost data on the drive.

Free external hard drive data recovery software

Step 4: Preview the scanning results, choose those you want to get them back.

Step 5: Click "Recover" button to recover data from this external hard drives on Mac.

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