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How to Recover HFS Partition on Mac OS X

Posted by Daisy to Mac File Recovery 2016-08-22

Summary

Recover HFS/HFS+ partition on Mac OS X, recover lost/deleted/formatted files from HFS/HFS+ partitions with EaseUS Mac data recovery software.

Is there any way to recover HFS partitions on Mac OS X? Can data recovery software access the files on corrupted/deleted/missing HFS partition? How can I do HFS partition recovery to get back my lost data? As a Mac user, you may ask the solution to rescue your precious files when facing with data loss on HFS/HFS+ partitions. In this case, you can read this page to learn the easy way for HFS recovery in Mac OS X.

Mac computers consists of local partitions or logical drives, and like any other operating system, its most popular file system are HFS (Hierarchical File System) and HFS+ (Hierarchical File System). That means most important data and documents are exist in HFS partition. But sometimes it happens that your HFS partition becomes invisible and you fails to access your data.

Next I will introduces common factors caused invisibility of HFS partition. If you are not interested in it, you can skip to the next part which introduces the guide of HFS partition recovery. At many times, the HFS partition becomes invisible because of HFS partition deletion & corruption, improper manipulating, virus attacks, hard drive formatting, operating system reinstalling. In these situations, you can use Mac data recovery software to restore your lost files on HFS partition. Below is the detailed steps.

Tutorial to recover HFS partition on Mac OS X

Step 1. Scan the HFS partition to find the lost data

Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac - all-in-one solutions for Mac deleted recovery and select the file types you want to find. Next choose the partition where you lost your data and click "Scan" to find your lost files.

Scan HFS partition to find lost data on Mac OS X

Step 2. Preview and recover lost data from HFS partition

After scan, all the lost files will be found and displayed on the left side. You can choose to list them according to path, types or create time, then it is easier for you to find and preview the recoverable files you want to retrieve. Finally, mark those files and click "Recover" to selectively get them back.

Preview and recover HFS partition on Mac OS X

After learning the guide about how to recover HFS partition on Mac OS X, I believe you can get back your lost data from invisible HFS partition easily. And at the same time, if you failed to access your files after HFS partition formatting, you can read how to recover formatted partition on Mac OS X to find a solution.