If you can't restore your deleted files in iCloud Drive, it indicates your files have been deleted permanently and you need to use third-party software to help you.
iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac is the most recommended one for its high recovery rate, risk-free environment, Finder-like user interface, etc., it is fully compatible with T2 and Apple silicon and supports the latest macOS Sonoma. It can make a quick/deep scan to search for your deleted/lost files, then you can recover your desired files effortlessly.
Take the following steps to recover your files that have been deleted both from the Recents folder and iCloud Drive.
- Downlaod and launch iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac.
- Choose the volume or drive where you store your files.
- Click Search for Lost Data.
- Locate and preview the you want to recover.
- Click Recover.