Top 3 Mac data recovery software for Apple file system (APFS)

Posted by Katrina to Mac Data Recovery on March 21st, 2018

The new released macOS High Sierra has brought Apple file system (APFS). As the replacement of HFS+, APFS has made great improvement on speed and security. To some extent, APFS has considerably decreased the chance of data loss, but we still lose data frequently in our daily life.

If we've already lost our data on macOS High Sierra, professional APFS data recovery software is required. Actually, as APFS data recovery is complex, there are a few data recovery programs that can recover data from APFS drive. In this post, we pick up three famous ones.

Top 3 Mac data recovery software for APFS

Here is a look at top 3 Mac data recovery software for macOS High Sierra: iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery, Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac and Disk Drill for Mac. After reading this, we will find the best one.

NO.1. iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is the best APFS data recovery software out of question, which completely supports APFS data recovery and encrypted APFS data recovery.

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery recovers encrypted APFS volume, recover data from formatted APFS drive, recover data from unmountable APFS drive, recover data from unreadable APFS drive, recover data from inaccessible APFS drive, recover data from corrupted APFS drive, recover deleted/lost APFS volume, etc.

Aside from APFS data recovery, iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery can also recover data from HFS+ drives, exFAT drives, FAT32 drives, recover data from formatted, inaccessible, unmountable, unreadable hard drive, external hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card, pen drive, etc. on macOS Mojave 10.14/High Sierra 10.13/10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.

The best Mac data recovery software for APFS: iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

NO.2. Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac

Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac is a handy tool to recover lost files due to accidental deletion, mistaken format, damaged partition, corrupted file system, virus attack and other unknown reasons. It is able to reclaim files, documents, images, music, movies lost or deleted from any APFS, HFS, HFS+, FAT, exFAT and NTFS file system. Moreover, Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac offers different recovery options, which makes data recovery like a piece of cake.

Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac does support APFS data Recovery, but according to the feedback of its users, there are a lot of bugs that need to be fixed. For instance, the recovered files can't be usable and the scanning takes quite a long time.

NO.3. Disk Drill for Mac

Disk Drill for Mac is a famous Mac data recovery software which is designed to safeguard our data and recover lost or deleted files from any Device on macOS High Sierra. It contains two scan modes: Deep and Quick Scans, which can search for a lost partition and rebuild file systems. Disk Drill supports many file systems: APFS, NTFS, FAT, HFS, EXT4, exFAT.

However, to be specific, Disk Drill for Mac don't support APFS data recovery. Disk Drill for Mac can scan APFS partition, but found files don't have folder structures.

Bottom line

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is the best option if we've lost some important files from APFS drive. This tool comes with many helpful options like different scanning modes, in-depth scan, powerful preview function and recovering filter that makes APFS data recovery easier.

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