If you want to recover files without using Time Machine, I recommend you use professional data recovery software. iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac may be a good choice for you.
The process of recovering your data is very easy with just a few clicks, here's how.
- Free download and activate iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac.
- Choose the drive and click Search for Lost Data.
- Wait for the search process to finish and preview the search results.
- Choose a location to store and click Recover.
After that, check if you get back all your lost data. By using iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac, you can recover all the data without using Time Machine. And this software is very safe so it won't corrupt any applications or change any settings on your Mac. You can use it with confidence.