Mac OS is an operating systems developed by Apple Inc and it is totally based on Graphical User Interface (GUI). Mac OS original referred to simply as the system software. Mac OS X take the place of “Classic” Mac OS, that is compatible with only PowerPC processors from version 10.0 (Cheetah) to version 10.3 (Panther). Mac OS X is the most recent version of Apple’s Mac OS line of operating systems and even though it is officially elected as simply “version 10” of the Macintosh operating system. However, in some unfortunate situations, you may lose the files on Mac system due to some unexpected reasons. However, nothing to worry it is possible to recover deleted or lost Mac files from storage media by making use of good Mac file recovery software.
There are six significant releases of the client version Macintosh operating system and the most recent one is Mac OS X 10.7, referred to as Lion. Mac systems, running Mac OS X operating systems, are prone to numerous problems in which loss of Mac files may take place. The loss of files on Mac system may take place due to various situations. That are varies from avoidable reasons, which are in our control, such as accidental deletion of files, deletion of files from Trash folder to unavoidable reasons, which are beyond our control, like files deleted by certain applications, files lost due to journal corruption, and accidental formatting of hard drive etc. Few typical case scenarios in which loss of Mac files can take place are briefly explained below.
- Accidental deletion of Mac files: Suppose you have accidentally deleted the important files on Mac system and emptied the Trash. In this situation, deleted files will not be stored in the Trash folder and hence resulting in loss of Mac data.
- Catalog file corruption: Catalog File is a most significant component of Macintosh operating system. File manager uses the catalog file in order to maintain the information about the pecking order of files and folders on a Mac volume. The catalog file is a data structure provided with HFS+ file system of Mac operating system. The catalog file nodes maintain the catalog files in a specific order and they are very helpful in finding and accessing any file or folder from a Mac volume. If the catalog file nodes are damaged or corrupted then you will not be able to find certain files or directories. However, this situation may result in loss of Mac data.
- Accidental formatting or reformatting of hard drive: Formatting of Mac hard drive includes erasing of all files and installing new file system. However, accidental formatting or reformatting of Mac hard drive will lead to loss of important files.
Anyhow, in order to perform lost or deleted Mac file recovery, you need to make use of good Mac file recovery software. Mac File Recovery software provides all necessary data recovery modules, which allows you to recover lost or deleted Mac files from hard drive. This software lets you to recover deleted, lost, or formatted Mac files from HFS+ and HFSX formatted Mac volumes. This tool also allows you to perform Mac file recovery from Trash. You can download demo version of Mac file recovery tool, which is available on internet to understand software features.