Image Recovery on Mac

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

Macintosh OS is advanced in terms of features and functionality. The file system of Mac operating system is HFS+, HFSX. Mac OS has almost the same features like Windows Operating System, so even Windows user will not face any problem using it. Nowadays many of you store important or personal files, or media files like  photos, music, videos, movies and other multimedia files in the Mac volume and these files can be used with great ease whenever required. However, in spite of these advanced features , Mac OS is also prone to data loss situations.

Taking pictures of your memorable moments are the best way to store the unforgettable and best moments of your life. Most of you use digital cameras to capture photos because it is simple to use. The captured photos then can be saved on your Mac computer or on a memory card so that you can access them without any problem and whenever you like.

What happens if your pictures gets deleted or lost from your Mac system? There may be number of different reasons due to which you may lose your precious pictures from your Mac system. Some of the reasons are listed below:

  • Accidental deletion:  Pictures from Mac volume may get deleted accidentally while you were trying to delete some unwanted files from your drive. You may accidentally press “Command +Delete” keys on Mac system and your precious pictures or other important files may get deleted.
  • Unintentional formatting of the Mac Volume: Formatting the Mac volume unintentionally without proper data backup may lose your pictures and other important files stored in it.
  • System Malfunctioning: It can be due to any of the two reason; may be due to system crash or viruses, malware attack. Viruses generally harbor malicious code when you visit some sites or download some files from internet. Mac Volume gets corrupted due to virus and makes pictures and other files stored in it inaccessible. To perform photo recovery on Mac OS, the tool mentioned here can be utilized.

Picture recovery Mac software recovers all lost, deleted or formatted photos, videos, music files from your Mac OS or any other storage device. It also performs complete photo recovery on Mac volumes, iPod, USB drive, external hard disk and other storage media. This tool also retrieves photos from digital camera like Samsung, Canon, Sony, Casio, Fujifilm, etc.

Picture Recovery Mac tool can be used easily , so anyone  can use it without much difficulty and can perform image recovery on Mac without any technical knowledge on Mac OS. But before starting the recovery process you should remember not to save new data on the volume from which you have lost data or your files has been deleted. Because if you do so, the space in the drive will be overwritten by new data and you may lose old data permanently. This utility is compatible with all versions of Mac Operating System and you can use this software without much worry as it is recommended by industry experts to accomplish photo recovery on Mac OS. With the help of this application the user can also undelete pictures from his Blackberry device. To know more information about the recovery process that has to be carried out to recover pictures from Blackberry device follow this article.

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

Perform the steps to carry out the process of recovery:

Step 1: Launch the installed Picture Recovery Mac software to perform image recovery on Mac OS. You will see a welcome window from which you have to select "Recover Photos" as shown in Fig A.

Picture Recovery Mac - Main Screen

Fig A: Home Screen

Step 2: Then you will be asked to select either of the two options "Recover Deleted Photos" or  "Recover Lost Photos". You can select any option that matches your scenario as shown in Fig B.

Picture recovery Mac - Select Recovery Mode

Fig B: Choose Recovery Mode

Step 3: Select the Mac Volume from which you want to recover your lost or deleted pictures and click on Next to continue.

Picture Recovery Mac - Select Mac Volume

Fig C: Select Mac Volume

Step 4: The tool scans the selected drive for deleted or lost pictures and displays the list of recovered pictures as shown in Fig D.

Picture recovery Mac - Recovered Files

Fig D: Recovered Files List


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

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

For Lion (10.7) and
Mountain Lion (10.8) & Mavericks Users