Retrieve Lost Files from Flash Drive on Mac

Flash drives are small electronic devices, containing flash memory that is used for storing data, or transferring it to or from a computer. Flash drives are like self powered flash memory storage device which are compatible with both Windows and Mac OS X. They can be used by simply connecting to the USB port of the computer system. These storage media are generally rewritable and removable. But like that of the other storage devices flash drives also face data loss and logical failure.

There are many situations, from where you loss files from flash drive on Mac OS X such as while transferring files between flash drive and Mac computer if you suddenly remove the interfaced cable then there is a possibility of data loss. If some harmful virus corrupts the file system then there is severe data loss.

Flash drive recovery tool scans the entire flash drive and restores deleted files and folders instantly. It is developed with user-friendly concept and advanced search module, which searched the files by thorough scanning process from your computer and then recover files from flash drive Mac OS. This software can also help to restore photos, videos and music files, for picture recovery from flash drive read here.

Scenarios responsible for loss of files from Flash drive on Mac:

Error during Conversion: If any problem occured during file system conversion on Mac operating system, then all the data stored in that flash drive become inaccessible to the user leading to data loss.

Improper Usage: When flash drive is inserted or remove wrongly while data transfer process is still continuing then the data inside becomes inaccessible. This software has the potential to get back flash drive videos deleted due to accidenatl deletion or improper handling of flash drive. To know more information on deleted video file recovery, visit here

Corruption in Flash Drive: Flash drive data on Mac operating system can be inaccessible because of logical damage or any sort of corruption. Corruption also happens due to virus or malware attack. Some important data from flash drive can get erased during anti-virus scanning process. If you have lost files from damaged USB stick, then refer the link:

Abruptly Power failures: When you are transferring the files from flash drives to the computer there will be some chances of power failures. In this situation files are deleted from the flash drive during transfer.

Features of flash drive recovery software:

Get back Macintosh files of various file extensions.

Restore deleted files from flash drive or lost files from formatted flash drive that appears as unknown drive.

Ability to preview recovered files and evaluate recovery result.

It is a capable tool to recover data from flash drive after its formatting. To know how, visit here:

Supports Macintosh file recovery of HFS+, HFSX, FAT32 & FAT 16 file system.

Support flash drive recovery from Transcend, Kingston and SanDisk USB flash drives, Kingston recovery go through

Find option helps to trace a particular file based on the date, creation date, extension, size and file name.

Steps to recover flash drive Mac:

Step 1: Download and install free demo version of Mac flash drive recovery tool. After installation select “RECOVER FILES” from main window refer figure 1.

Recover Lost Files from Flash Drive on Mac - Main screen

Figure 1: Select Recover Files

Step 2: Select “RECOVER LOST FILES” from next screen to restore lost files. Then you have to select the flash drive from where you need to recover file, refer figure 2.

Recover Lost Files from Flash Drive on Mac - Select Recover Deleted Files

Figure 2: Select Recover Lost Files

Then software starts scanning process, once it is over you can view the recovered file in “FILE TYPE VIEW” or “DATA VIEW”, refer figure 3.

Recover Lost Files from Flash Drive on Mac - View in File Type View / Data View

Figure 3: View in File Type View / Data View

Precautions to be followed top avoid lost files from flash drive on Mac:

Take proper data backup before formatting your flash drive in order to avoid data loss because of improper formatting.

Properly use the flash drive while connecting to your Mac system to avoid data loss due to improper ejection or insertion of the flash drive.

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