Q: "I accidentally lost my MP3 and MP4 files from my USB drive. Anybody who knows a good way to recover the lost files? For Mac platform? Thanks." - From Yahoo.Answer
People like to store media files and many other files on their portable USB hard drive for backup or transference. And no one will deny that USB hard drive is a good tool to transfer your MP3 or MP4 files from one device to another. However, this kinds of portable drive also have its own problem, such as mistakenly broken, viruse attack, formatted accidentally, and so on. When you met these problems of your USB drive, don't worry, you still have chance to find your lost MP3 or MP4 files back from the USB drive easily.
In this instance, you can attempt Mac Data Recovery Software, which is an easy-to-use file recovery software. With it, you are able to restore any MP3 or MP4 deleted or lost from your USB for any reasons, such as virus, accidentally delete, format or reformat memory cards, emptied recycle bin, improper operation. Besides, this Video and Audio Recovery for Mac software is available too for AVI, MOV, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2 , WMV and so on.
Step 1: Select a partition or drive where your lost data located
A list of partitions available on your USB drive by the Mac Data Recovery software will be displayed. For USB drive, it will likely be recognized when it is set as PC mode. Or else you can connect it to PC via card reader. Click "Scan" to start scanning for lost files.
Step 2: Find out the files you need to recover
Find out the target data that you want to recover. Click "Recover" to go to destination selection interface. Or click "Back" to return to the partition selection interface.
Step 3: Select a destination
Select or enter a directory to store the recovered files. The deleted file will be recovered with original name and directory. It's recommended to save the recovered files on another drive! Otherwise the lost/deleted data could be overwritten!
It is quite safe to operate this Video and Audio Recovery for Mac on you Mac because no extra operations will be done to your USB drive except data recovery. To put it in a simple way, you can recover data safely and quickly without harming your local Mac or storage devices. What's more, with useful file previewing function, you can quickly find the target files for data recovering. Free Download it to try now!