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How to Recover Lost Data from Pen Drive on Mac OS X/macOS

Updated on Feb 25, 2019 by Daisy to Mac File Recovery


You may lose your data in pen drive due to various factors, such as accidental deletion, pen drive formatting/corruption, or virus attack. When you need to recover files from your flash pen drive on Mac, you can not miss EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac, which can recover all the usual deleted files from USB pen drive easily and effectively.

Pen drive is a portable USB flash memory device that can be used to store photos, spreadsheets, word processing documents, movie clips, music tracks, and many other types of files. It was well accepted by numerous users. However, as people like to save important data on the pen drive, losing data on it can be a great disaster. So here we will discuss how to recover lost data from pen drive on Mac OS X/macOS. First, let's take a look at what causes data loss on the pen drive.

recover data from pen drive

Factors May Cause Data Loss on Pen Drive

Pen drive data loss can be caused by many factors unexpectedly. Virus attack, hardware malfunction, improper shutdown, human wrong operations, and software corruption can be the reasons. So you can try to avoid these accidents to protect your important data. But what will you do to recover lost data from pen drive on Mac if you are suffering the data loss? Read on to get the simplest and securest solution here. 

How to Recover Data from USB Pen Drive on Mac OS X/macOS

If you are suffering the endless trouble due to data loss on the pen drive, you can use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac to effectively get your lost data back. This all-in-one data recovery software can help you handle various data loss occasions easily.

  • It helps to recover over 200+ file types support, including recovering deleted Excel/Word/PPT, photos, videos, music, and other files from your Mac internal/external hard drive.
  • It allows recovering data from Mac hard drive, USB pen drive, digital cameras, and external storage devices.
  • It can be seamlessly installed on all the Mac systems, from Mac OS X 10.6 to macOS 10.14(Mojave). 

Steps to recover lost data from pen drive under Mac OS X.

Step 1. Correctly connect your USB flash drive to your Mac. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac. Start selecting the flash drive and click Scan to let the software search lost files on it.

select the flash drive where data lost and click scan

Step 2. After quick scan and deep scan, all files will be presented in the left pane in the scan results.

scan lost data on the flash drive

Step 3. Select files you want to recover and click Recover Now button. Don't save the recoverable files to the USB drive itself in case of data overwriting.

click recover now button to recover lost flash drive data on your Mac