How to Restore iMac Data??

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion & Mavericks)

There are instances wherein you might have deleted or lost some important data from your iMac hard drive & thought that it’s gone forever. This might have happened to almost every one of you. But you need not worry as the data you think are permanently deleted from your iMac hard drive, are actually not gone. You can easily restore them using a reliable Mac Undelete Software. Since iMac is believed to be a secure Mac computer, still there are probabilities that you may encounter data loss situations.

Few common factors leading to data loss from iMac HDD are highlighted below:

  • Unintentional deletion of files from your iMac – You may delete a file unknowingly while deleting an unwanted file. The most common deletion scenario of data loss from your iMac hard drive.

  • Malware infection – If a virus infection has affected your iMac drive then there are chances that the virus will eat up your important files without your knowledge.

  • File loss when transferring them from iMac to external drives – If there is any kind of interruption while transferring some data from an external storage device to your iMac or vice versa then there are chances that you might lose your data. The interruptions can be removal of storage device while transferring, power failure, etc.

  • Sudden shut down – It is always advised that you should turn off your system properly because if there were some files opened when the system is turned off, you may face data loss from your iMac HDD.

  • Improper format – There are chances of data loss if the format is not done properly or terminated before formatting is finished.

  • Hard Drive corruption – When directory structure or file system gets corrupted, you are not able to access the files from the iMac hard drive. The blocks that make up your file still physically exist on your hard drive, but your iMac can't find and assemble the parts of your files again because of missing allocation information.

In order to get rid of all the above data loss situation, use Mac Recovery Software. This software can effectively restore deleted iTunes, songs, photos & all the other data present in your iMac hard drive. To know more on deleted photo recovery from Mac Book air, click here: .It is developed by industry experts & contains a very efficient scanning algorithm that can even retrieve lost files from thumb drives and other storage devices. Restoring iMac data is not a difficult job and you don’t need any kind of technical knowledge for doing this. Macintosh Data Recovery is a reliable & powerful application that can recover all the deleted, lost, formatted or inaccessible data from HFS, HFS+, HFSX and FAT file system based volumes irrespective of the data loss situation.You can undelete data from MMC card on Mac along with memory card types like SD card, XD card, CF card and Memory Sticks. It can efficiently recover files from USB drives, flash drives, external drives and so on. The software supports data recovery from both iMac & Mac Book running with OS X 10.5 or above, including latest OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). If you want to know how to recover files from MacBook then visit here:

Follow steps for iMac Data Recovery:

Step 1: Download and install the demo version Mac Undelete software. When you run the software, the main window is displayed. Select "Recover files" option from the main window as shown in figure 1.

Mac undelete main page

Figure 1 : Main Window

Step 2: Select "Recover Deleted Files" to restore files that have been deleted or select "Recover Lost Files" to retrieve files that have been lost from your iMac Hard Drive as shown in figure 2.

Select recovery option screen

Figure 2 : Select options

Step 3: Select the drive and then click "Next". Select file types from next window; you can also skip this step by clicking "Skip" option as shown in figure 3.

Select file types screen

Figure 3 : Select file types

Step 4: The software starts scanning. After scanning is complete the retrieved files are displayed from iMac HDD as shown in figure 4. You can view retrieved files using "Preview" option to evaluate recovery results.

View recovered data screen

Figure 4: View Recovered Files

Step 5: Select "Save Recovery Session" option to save scanned information. If you are satisfied with the obtained results then you can purchase the software. After purchasing the software, select "Open Recovery Session" option to reload scanned information and continue with the saving process.

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

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