How to Undelete Data on Mac OS X

Do you want to undelete data on Mac OS X? EaseUS Mac undelete data software would enable you to get back your lost & deleted data such as pictures, videos, documents with a few mouse clicks.

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How to Undelete Data on Mac OS X

To learn how to undelete data on Mac OS X, you'd better know what deleting a file means first. When you removing a file, the OS just erase the entry instead of the content of this file. It means space now is free and available for new data. That's why usually you can not find your file after deletion.

In this case, if you find you deleted some important files you want by mistake, you can take measures to get them back.

First, don't write anything new data to the hard drive or device where the lost item exists. Ideally don't use the disk or device at all. Next, you can consider using a professional Mac data recovery software which is available for Mac OS X to retrieve the deleted data.

Undelete File Recovery Software for Mac Free Download

Here, the appearance of the powerful Mac data recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac is a good news. It can not only help you undelete data on Mac OS X easily. Usually, it works in two stages: scanning the disk/device to find lost files - recover and export recoverable data.

Guide to Undelete Data on Mac OS X 

Next, let's learn the detailed guide.

Step 1. Scan for deleted files

Select the hard drive, external drive, or SSD where your important data & files were deleted and click "Search for lost files".

select a location and scan for deleted files on Mac

Step 2. Filter the lost files

The software will run quick and deep scans and work hard to find as many deleted files as possible on the selected volume. Filter wanted files through the "Type" and "Path" options.

Filter and select the lost files

Step 3. Recover deleted files

Double-click the deleted files to preview. Then, click the "Recover" button to get them back.

recover deleted files from Mac

Except for undeleting data on Mac OS X, EaseUS Apple Mac OS X data recovery software can also retrieve multiple types of files including pictures, music, videos, emails, documents lost due to other reasons, for example, virus attacks, hard drive formatting, etc. You can try it!

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