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How to Recover HFS Partition on Mac OS X

Updated on Dec 13, 2017 by Daisy to Mac File Recovery


Follow the best HTFS data recovery solution to repair HFS/HFS+ partition on Mac OS X and 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. Select the disk location (it can be an internal HDD/SSD or a removable storage device) where you lost data and files. Click the Scan button.

select the location where data lost and click scan

Step 2. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac will immediately scan your selected disk volume and display the scanning results on the left pane.

scan the selected disk to find lost data on your Mac

Step 3. In the scan results, select the file(s) and click Recover Now button to have them back.

click recover now button to recover lost data on your Mac

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.