How to Retrieve Deleted Documents on Mac??

We all know that the Mac series of laptops and desktops are designed, developed and launched in the market by the Apple.Inc, and is ranked on top in the list of laptops and computer. Everyone desires to possess Apple products, but is not possible for all to own one because of its cost factor. Mac computers have tons of advantages over other desktop or laptop brands. It is completely based on Linux operating system and hence its functionality, commands and other performances are totally different from the rest. The most amazing feature is it is very less prone to infections from viruses, malware, spyware etc.

Despite of innumerable advantages and possessing of built-in recovery application yet there is always a silly chance of deletion of documents like Word documents, Excel documents, PowerPoint presentations, and other priceless files and folders from your Macintosh series of laptops and desktops. Wondering about how Word documents are supported on Mac? Microsoft and Mac together!! Yes the Word document version for Mac is Word 2011 and the updated one is Word 2013. Now let us consider a scenario where a user busy with preparing word documents for next day’s official meeting suddenly by accident deletes the entire document of 30 pages by using “Command + Del” key. Now he goes to the system’s Trash to search for the document and at the same time is tiered out trying all the work around. The key point is nothing comes into his hand. He sits back depressed and searches out for how to restore deleted word documents from his Mac system. Speaking of creating documents, spreadsheets and PowerPoint Microsoft documents help a lot.

Have you ever deleted any documents from your Trash or your Trash is deleting files itself? Craving for a perfect solution? Try out this Mac document retrieval software. This application is the best software to use for document recovery as it supports all the different editions of Apple Macintosh series. User no more needs to have any technical knowledge about any hardware or software. All they need to do is hit the download button and run the program. It’s user-friendly interface and advance modules with built-in search engines recovers all deleted documents from Mac within fraction of minutes. In the below topic we shall discuss some topics where we might be in critical need to undelete deleted documents from our Mac OS.

Reasons behind deletion of documents from Mac OS:

  1. Command + Del – User might sometime accidentally delete multiple documents or single document by performing “Command + Del” operation. In this case as the deleted documents are not stored in to the system’s Trash this keep user wondering “how do i retrieve deleted documents from my computer”? Note that anything deleted does not get deleted forever. Using this magical recovery wizard you no more have to think on how to retrieve deleted documents on Mac?

  2. Terminal Point Usage – Few people like to delete files and documents permanently from their Mac machine, so as not to black free space. To delete a single file using terminal point command user uses the “rm” command and for wiping out multiple files at a time they use the command “rm-rf”. It becomes very impossible to retrieve data after such kind of deletion by using normal codes.

  3. Bypass Issue – Trash is not a new thing for Mac user. All are aware of the fact that trash has some limited storage capacity, it is not unlimited. So, whenever the trash gets overfilled with dumped documents and there happens to be no space to accommodate fresh deleted documents, Trash bypass the files and documents. In this process user might lose some documents which may prove out to be important in near future.

  4. Cut-Paste Operation – Sounds silly but sometimes cut – paste operation can prove out to be the deadliest once. This type of error is come across when user tries to move some important documents from one location to another on their Mac machines. For example – from external storage device to computer’s hard disc drive or from local disk D to drive E. user may accidentally select the “Delete” option after clicking the “Cut” option instead of selecting the “Paste” option.

Our important documents may get deleted while running an anti-virus scan or due to power surge issues and many more.

Advanced feature of this utility:

This software recovers deleted documents from Mac volumes, emptied Trash.

It also restores file and documents from HFS+, HFSX, FAT16 and FAT32 partitions / volumes.

There is a facility to add new signatures for files to be recovered that are not mentioned in the list.

This programming software supports recovery of files from SATA, SCSI, IDE hard drives, memory cards, Fire Wire drives, iPods etc.

This software has a different edition which has been specially crafted for the different versions of Windows to perform different types of restoration works such as to recover documents from Recycle Bin.

We can resume our recovery session anytime by selecting the “Save Recovery Session” option.


Steps to retrieve deleted documents on Mac:

Step 1. Download and install the software in your Operating System, after you are done with installation process, launch the software. If you want to undelete deleted documents click on the Recover Files option in main screen as shown in Fig 1.

How to Retrieve Deleted Documents on Mac - File Recovery

Fig 1 : Main Screen

Step 2: In this new window, you need to select the volume from where you want to recover your data as shown in Fig 2.

How to Retrieve Deleted Documents on Mac - Choose Volume

Fig 2 : Choose Volume

Step 3 : Once you select the vollume, a thorough scan runs to retrieve all deleted data. You are done with the recovery process once you click on "Save Recovery Session” as shown in Fig 3.

 How to Retrieve Deleted Documents on Mac - Save Screen

Fig 3 : Save Screen

What has to be done immediately after deletion of documents on Mac machine?

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

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Mavericks and Yosemite(10.10) Users