Get Back Deleted Files from Mac Terminal

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

“Hi all, I have got struck in a problem. I wanted to delete few files permanently from my Mac machine in order to release some memory space on the system to save any new data there. Then I started deleting few files from Mac terminal as the files will be deleted forever using this method for deletion. After deletion, I realized that few of my important files have gone missing. I deleted them from Mac terminal by being ignorant. Please help me with a way to recover deleted files from Mac terminal if you know. Thanks in advance..!”

You might have come across a situation as mentioned in the above case. Mac terminal is similar to command prompt of Windows computers. While using Mac terminal, you may delete files from it intentionally or unknowingly. When you delete files using Mac terminal, files from it will get deleted forever. Whatever may be the situation when you have deleted files from Mac terminal, you can undelete files from Mac terminal using Mac Undelete software. Apart from deletion of files from Mac terminal there are many cases wherein you delete files from Mac machines. Some are as given below.

Scenarios in which files are deleted from Mac:

  • Accidental deletion: Deleting files from Mac computers accidentally results in loss of important data in it
  • Formatting: Formatting Mac drive deletes all files from the drive as format process removes all files from file system of Mac volume permanently. Visit here www.macundelete.com/files-from-formatted-drive.html, to know about recovering files from after Mac format
  • Emptying Trash: Emptying Trash results in deletion of Trash data. You might have some files in Trash that you wanted to restore to the location from where they were deleted and lose them forever. You might have used Command + Shift + Delete to empty Trash

However, you can get back deleted files from Mac terminal or any other scenario as given above using Mac Undelete software. Stop using Mac system to save any new data on it and use this software to recover deleted files from Mac terminal.

Features of Mac Undelete software:

Mac Undelete software helps you the best to recover deleted files from Mac terminal. This program is capable to undelete files from Mac terminal on Mac OS X Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite. This application enables you to recover deleted files from Mac terminal of iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. This tool is able to undelete files from Mac terminal easily as it has simple interface and speedy scanning mechanism. This software helps you restore deleted files from Mac terminal on Mac computers with different file systems like HFS+ and HFSX. You can use this tool to recover deleted files that dont go to Trash on Mac PC's installed with different versions of Mac OS.

This utility not only helps you get back deleted files from Mac terminal but also recovers files from Mac computers in various other loss scenarios. This program is able to perform Mac terminal deleted file recovery as well as lost or deleted file restoration from different drives on Mac system like external hard drive, flash drive, iPod, memory card, etc. You can recover files from hard drive with SATA, SCSI, IDE, etc. interfaces. The software is free from viruses and the support team of software is always there with a helping hand when you get struck while using the software. Try the demo version of software for more information.

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

Procedural steps to recover deleted files from Mac terminal:

Step 1: Download Mac Undelete software and install it on your Mac machine. Run the tool and select “Recover Files” from main screen as shown in Figure a. Then select “Recover Deleted Files” from next screen.

Recover Deleted Files from Mac Terminal - Main Screen

Figure a : Main Screen

Step 2: Select hard drive icon of Mac computer and click on “Proceed”, to undelete files from Mac terminal as shown in Figure b.

Recover Deleted Files from Mac Terminal - Select Mac Drive

Figure b: Select Mac Drive

Step 3: Software starts scanning for deleted files and displays the result within few minutes in “Data View” and “File Type View” as shown in Figure c. Preview recovered files by double clicking on them. Save recovered files using “Save” option on a computer drive.

Recover Deleted Files from Mac Terminal - View Recovery Result

Figure c: View Recovery Result

 

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

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