MOV File Recovery on MacBook Pro

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

Mac OS is a progression of graphical user interface based operating system designed and marketed formerly by Apple Inc from their Macintosh line of computers. It is designed to deliver the most intuitive and integrated computer experience. It is designed to minimize users conceptual awareness of operating system and it is very user-friendly. It uses HFS (Hierarchical File System) or HFS+ for organizing and manipulating data on its hard drive. MOV is a file extension from apple that plays QuickTime videos and movies. Lots of digital cameras use. MOV file extension for storing video file. As like other file extensions it is also very sensitive file. It can corrupt or delete by several reasons.

Data irrespective of its type, which is related to business or personal use, is very important to any individual. File loss are the most critical problem faced by any individual. Even after using such an advanced and safest operating system like Mac OS, people still tend to lose data due to some carelessness. When you have deleted important data unknowingly from your Mac OS then this leads to critical data loss. In order to undelete MOV files from Mac book make use of good Mac file recovery software. With the aid of this software you can restore deleted files on Mac based laptop such as MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, etc. For more details on deleted file recovery from iMac,click here

There are some prominent reasons that lead to deletion of MOV files:

  • Volume header corruption : If the volume header that stores the information of volume itself as volume size, type of file system used, starting sector address, time of creation, etc. If the volume header gets damaged or corrupted, then the entire volume becomes inaccessible and there is huge data loss.
  • File system corruption: If the file system that is being used by Mac volumes for storing and organizing data gets corrupted or damaged by getting infected from harmful virus then also the whole volume is inaccessible and results in major data loss.
  • Accidental deletion of files: While deleting the unwanted files from Mac if you unknowingly select the wrong files then this cause data loss. But, with the aid of this effective recovery tool, you can easily undelete media files on MacBook Pro, iMac, MacBook Air, etc. Browse around this website, to learn more.
  • Virus Attack: If the Apple partition map gets corrupt by some virus or due to improper shut down of Mac because of power failure then also the files may get deleted and result in data loss.

Whenever a data is deleted from Mac OS, then only the index entry of the data is being deleted from hard disk and the disk space occupied by that deleted data is set free. The deleted data can be retrievable before it is overwritten by any other file.

In order to retrieve deleted and lost MOV files from your Mac you need a powerful and efficient recovery tool. Mac file recovery software is the best application to retrieve deleted MOV files from your Mac OS. It has some good features as it retrieves data from lost and deleted Mac volumes. It has an in-built scanning algorithm to retrieve files from formatted Mac volumes. It also restores files after the trash is being emptied. It supports recovery from external hard drives, flash memory cards, iPods, USB drives, etc. You can retrieve files on Mac volume easily using this Mac file recovery tool. This software provides a Preview option to preview restored files. The software not only supports recovery of files from Mac volumes but can also restore SD card files on Mac. Other than files deleted from SD cards and hard drives, the software can also undelete Mac files from FireWire drives.

Steps to undelete MOV files from Mac book:

Step 1: Download and install demo version of undelete MOV Mac software. Launch the software by double clicking the shortcut icon on the desktop and select "Recover Files" option from the main screen as shown in Figure 1.

Mac undelete main page

Figure 1. Main Screen

Step 2: To restore deleted files select "Recover Deleted Files" option from the screen that is appeared as shown in Figure 2. Now, select the volume from which you want to restore deleted MOV files and then click on "Next". Then select appropriate file types and click on "Next" button as shown in Figure 3.

Select file types window

Figure 3. Select File Type

Step 4: The software will start scanning the selected volume and then it will restore deleted MOV files. After recovery process is complete, the software will display retrieved files as shown in Figure 4.

View recovered data window

Figure 4. View retrieved Files



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

For Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8),
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