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Recover Files from USB Flash Drive on Mac

2012-07-16 18:38:26 / Posted by to PC Utilities Topic
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USB flash drive, also called USB drive or pen drive, is a protable storage device, with which users can store a large amount of files and transfer them from one storage device to another. People must experiece the situation that some or all the files in the USB flash drive were getting lost because of unexpected reasons.

Scenarios of Data Loss in USB Flash Drives
* Human error is the major cause for data loss in flash drives.
* Data could be lost from USB flash drives caused by viruses or anti-virus scanning can lead to corruption of the flash drive.
* Data lost due to errors, including "drive not found" or "drive not formatted".
* Third party tool / utility malfunction...

Mac USB Flash Drive Recovery - one of the primary features of Mac Data Recovery Software, can perfectly recover files deleted, formatted, lost from USB drive on Mac. A USB flash drive is a convenient portable storage device that lets you download all kinds of files from one computer and load them into another or into your notebook computer. For anyone who is Mac user, you now don't have to send the flash drive to a computer shop after you accidentally wiped some items which you'll need desperately. The software also comes with the Windows version.

With USB Flash Drive Recovery for Mac you can recover deleted files from USB flash drive, memory cards on Mac without any recovery skills. The file types which can be recovered including photos, videos, music, documents, etc. Whatever scenarios of data loss, you can get them back easily. Now let' s take a look at the steps on restoring lost data from USB flash drive on Mac. Its free version is also available. You can download one and use before purchasing.

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How to Retrieve Data from USB Flash Drive on Mac?

Step 1: Connect the USB flash drive to Mac computer. From the home screen, choose the recovery modes to get started.

Step 2: Select the logical drive from which you need to recover data and then click "Scan" button. If the USB drive is not displayed in the drives list, hit the "Refresh drives" button.

mark the drive to get back files from usb flash drive on mac

Step 3: After the scanning process is fully gone, you will find the choice to view the recovered data. If you make sure your lost USB files right display there, you can click "Recover" button to get them back.

mac usb flash drive recovery previews screen

Step 4: Set a folder to save the recovered files, keep in mind that select a new folder to save the files. Otherwise, it will cover the previous file.

USB Flash Drive Recovery for Mac Useful Tips:

1. Retrieve USB flash drive data on Mac OS X.
2. Recover USB flash drive data from accidentally formatted, deleted, resetted drives.
3. Recovered data can be viewed in a Mac finder styled interface.

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