Mac Hard Disk Recovery

Recover Files after Mac OS X Crashes

Now you can recover lost files and folders even after Mac OSX crashes on your computer. With the growth in the IT industry, lot of data recovery tool have developed, which can restore lost data from hard disk drives. One such software is Mac Hard Drive Recovery. It is one of the best applications for Macintosh users to recover lost files and folders from hard disk, USB flash drive, memory card, iPod, FireWire drive, etc. Whether you files were lost after Mac OS X crash or they were deleted accidentally, this award-winning tool will retrieve lost data from any complex situation. This the most effective tool to recover files after Mac OS X crashes.

Most probably, Mac OS X Lion, Leopard, or Snow Leopard on your computer might have crashed due to catalog file corruption. Basically, catalog file is the storage table that saves the details about the files on a particular volume. If it is damaged, because of some technical drawbacks, then operating system is unable to read files on the drive/volume and they become inaccessible. Moreover, some applications and system files also stops responding and like this, Mac OS X crashes. After the crash, Mac OS X is unable to boot and therefore, you lose access to your valuable data. However, data recovery tools can scan the hard drive sectors to solve the problem of how to recover MacBook Air HDD data in just few minutes.

Other reasons responsible for Mac OSX crash are-

  • Faulty or damaged Random Access Memory
  • Improper or malfunctioning of software / hardware
  • Partition Map corruption in Apple computers
  • Corruption of MBR or journal
  • Usage of poor quality utilities
  • Malfunctioning of Macintosh operating system
  • Presence of bad media spots on hard disk drive

What so ever be the cause, losing valuable files is always painful. You never want to lose some of your important Word documents or QuickTime videos. Still, data is lost. However, Mac Hard Disk Recovery program is there to resolve any data loss problem. With this tool you can recover files after Mac OS X crashes only in few simple clicks. It will retrieve data from formatted disk on Snow Leopard, Leopard, or Lion with ease. The software is designed with excellent drive scanning technologies that not only scan the hard disk for the deleted files but also restores lost data after system crash and even from bad sectors. It has the ability to recover more than 300 types of files from various data storage drives. You can use this advanced utility to get back Mac external hard drive files after formatting or reformatting. The software supports data recovery from FAT16, FAT32, HFS, HFS+, and HFSX formatted partitions. In addition, it works well enough on both Intel and PowerPC based Macintosh machines.

Steps to recover files after Mac OSX crashes

Step 1: Download and install Mac Hard Disk Recovery program on a healthy Macintosh machine. Connect the crashed Mac hard drive to this computer as an external drive and then open the software to launch its main window as shown in figure A.

Recover Files after Mac OSX Crashes - Main Window

Figure A: Main Window

Step 2: Select the crashed Mac hard drive and press "Next" to start file recovery procedure as shown in figure B.

Recover Files after Mac OSX Crashes - Select Hard Drive

Figure B: Select Hard Drive

Step 3: After successful scan, software will show you a list of recovered data as shown in figure C. Lastly, save the recovered files and folders to your desired storage location.

Recover Files after Mac OSX Crashes - List of Recovered Data

Figure C: List of Recovered Data

For Leopard (10.5) and
Snow Leopard (10.6) Users

For Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8),
Mavericks and Yosemite (10.10) Users