Undelete Files without Time Machine

Recovery of Deleted Files without Time Machine on Mac

Every Mac users experience the usage of special built-in backup feature incorporated in it i.e Time Machine. Mac users can relax about taking backup of their valuable data, as Time Machine automatically performs that task without any difficulties. Along with documents and media files, Time machine backup system files, applications, preferences, emails, accounts and other files efficiently on Mac system.

However sometimes due to ignorance, some of the users may forget or careless about enabling Time Machine on Mac system. Let us consider a scenario, where a Mac user recently deleted some needless files and emptied Mac Trash Bin. Now he realized that he removed some of the essential files along with those unwanted files. To his bad luck he did not turned on Time Machine from long back to backup Mac system data. What to do in this kind of scenario? From this situation, one will come to know that how users might fail to use the in-built features available on Mac system. If you are in such condition, then don’t worry!! Make use of Mac Undelete utility that will restore deleted files on Mac system without Time Machine backup.

There are plenty of reasons responsible for deletion of files from hard drive. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • Mistakenly erasing Mac files using “Command + Shift + Delete” key combination
  • Unusual system shutdown due to power failure while files in use
  • Antivirus tool might delete your files while scanning
  • Interruption while using Time machine to backup data and many other

You may lose vital files on Mac system due to any above mentioned reasons, you might probably depress about permanently deleted files!!! Isn’t it?? Well as stated above you can easily perform recovery of deleted files without Time Machine on Mac system with the use of Mac Undelete software. The software can also restore formatted drive on Macintosh system successfully.

Mac Undelete is one of the notable tools recommended by most of the data recovery experts. The software can easily get back deleted files such as documents, presentations, excel files, music files, video files, picture files and many other file types on Mac system in the absence of Time Machine backup. This tool restores deleted files from all kinds of storage device like hard disks, pen drive, external drives, memory cards, iPods, etc. If you want to recover deleted files from memory card on Mac system, then use this link: http://www.macundelete.com/files-from-memory-card.html. The application compatibly works with various versions of Mac OS X operating system such as Mac OS X 10.7 (lion), Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard).

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

Steps to recover deleted files without Time Machine backup on Mac system:

Step 1: Download and install Mac Undelete software. Start the application, from the main screen select "Recover Files" option as shown in Figure 1.

Recover Deleted Files without Time Machine - Main Screen

Figure 1. Main Screen

Step 2: Now in order to retrieve deleted files wihtout Time Machine, select "Recover Deleted Files" option from the next screen as shown in Figure 2.

Recover Deleted Files without Time Machine - Select Recover Deleted Files option screen

Figure 2. Select Recover Deleted Files

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

Step 3: Select the Mac volume from where you want to retrieve deleted files and then click on "Next". Then select appropriate file types, which you want to rescue back and click on "Next" button

Recover Deleted Files without Time Machine - Select appropriate file types window

Figure 3. Select Appropriate File Type

Step 4: The application will start scanning the selected drive and will restore deleted files. After the completion of recovery process, the software will display list of retrieved files. You can view recovered files using the "Preview" option.

Recover Deleted Files without Time Machine  - View recovered files window

Figure 4. Restored Files Window

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

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

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