How to Undelete Files on Mac OS

Just realized that the files you just deleted are precious? Delete immediately or Empty trash whichever way you have deleted files, recovering deleted files on Mac is possible with Remo Recover, the complete file recovery tool that retrieves any deleted file from documents to videos.

Every task that you try to accomplish using a program on Mac computer supports a designated file type. Each program is designed to execute a set of file types that are predefined.

Files are the medium thorough which you get to perform your regular on the computer. Hence if you happen to delete files on Mac (iMAC or MacBook) that are important, you will happen to be in a fix.

Fortunately there is no reason for you to be low spirited as there are two proven ways in which you can recover deleted files on Mac computer. Before you undelete files on Mac using free method, let’s get acquainted with file definition and most used files types to efficiently get along the process of deleted file recovery on Mac

What is a file?

In computers a file is a self repository of information that allows an operating system to open, modify and terminate a specific object. Operating systems often use programs to handle a file depending on the file type.

What are the most commonly used file types on Mac?

Most commonly used files according to their applications can be classifies into the following categories:

File Type Example
Desktop publishing. PDF, PSD, FM, GDRAW etc.
Document. DOC, DOCX, DOCM, ANS, GDOC, HTML etc.
Financial Records. MYO, MYOB, TAX, YNAB etc.
Image file formats. JPEG, JPEG XS, PNG, RAW etc.
Audio Formats. WMA, MP3, MP4, VOX, VOC etc.
Video file formats. MPEG (.mpg, .mpe, .mpeg), MP4, 3GP, FLV, AVI etc.

Above mentioned file formats are the most commonly used file formats. However it is to be noted that programmers and manufacturers who develop applications and programs define their own file formats that suit best for their devices or applications for example: .mp4 was mainly developed as a supported file type for music streaming, video streaming and video recording on apple devices. It was later broadly accepted over various devices for reduced losses and a higher degree of compression

What happens to deleted files on Mac?

To put it in simple terms, when a file is deleted on an iMac or Macbook pro, the file system maintained by the Mac OS, is informed that the memory space allocated for a certain file is free to be overwritten by new data. And the deleted file is temporarily moved to a directory named as “Trash”. This temporary directory withholds your file for a stipulated time which allows you to restore deleted files from Mac before it is permanently removed from your computer.

To put it in simple terms, when a file is deleted on an iMac or Macbook pro, the file system maintained by the Mac OS, is informed that the memory space allocated for a certain file is free to be overwritten by new data. And the deleted file is temporarily moved to a directory named as “Trash”. This temporary directory withholds your file for a stipulated time which allows you to restore deleted files from Mac before it is permanently removed from your computer

Precisely in situations like these you will need advanced file recovery software for Mac that bypasses the OS and scan for deleted files on you MAC hard drive sector by sector.

Remo Mac Recovery tool - Easy Method to Undelete Files on Mac:

With a simple graphical user interface, Remo Mac Recovery tool provides step by step guide which navigates you throughout the Mac file recovery process. Deleted files like Word files, PPT file, compressed file, etc., will be recovered in few simple mouse clicks. You can make use of Select File Type option, if you want to restore specific type of file. Moreover, the tool helps to recover files from MacBook Air, Mac Book Pro, iMac, Mac mini and other Mac based devices.

How to restore deleted files on Mac?

As discussed above there are different ways in which you can delete files on a computer. Below are the proposed Mac deleted file recovery methods corresponding to how the file has been deleted:

1) Free ways to recover deleted files on Mac without software:

  • If you just deleted your file on the computer and did not perform any other operation, use “command+Z” to undo the operation and you can regain your deleted file in the same exact location.
  • Check if your accidentally deleted file is in the trash icon on the dock. Just drag the files using mouse to the specific location on the Mac computer to start using the files again.
  • Time machine allows you to automatically back up files. Hence if you have a time machine installed use the spotlight search to look for the deleted file in the back up.
  • If you have manually backed up your files on your iMac to an external hard drive you can simply transfer it to your local Mac hard drive and get back the deleted files Mac for free.

2) Recovery of deleted files on Mac using an efficient software:

In all the methods mentioned above deleted files can only be recovered if you haven’t used Delete Immediately, Option+Command+Delete or empty trash to delete files. Even the deleted files on the Trash can only stay until a specified time. Hence these cases need advanced file recovery methods that can only be devised by Remo Recover Mac a powerful and elegant Mac file recovery software.

Six simple steps to recover deleted files form Mac using Remo Recover:

  • Launch Remo recover and select Recover Files from the main screen
  • mac home screen
  • Choose Recover Deleted files from the following screen
  • mac recover deleted files
  • Click on the drive or partition on which you have deleted the files
  • mac select drive or volume
  • Use the preview option to see if the desired files have been recovered
  • mac file preview
  • Here you can use the save recovery session to resume the recovery at your convenience whenever the scan or retrieval of deleted photos is taking a longer time
  • You can first recover photos and save the recovery session. This session can be resumed after you activate the software.

Why Choose Remo recover for Mac data recovery?

  • Restore accidentally deleted files using “command+delete”
  • Recover deleted files lost after Mac empty trash
  • Retrieve files deleted by third party applications
  • Recover deleted files from MacOS High Sierra, sierra, OSX or any other Mac OS version. The software has also been tested and flawlessly recovers files on Mac OS Majove
  • Uses cutting edge algorithms to scan for deleted files from APFS, HFS, HFS+, FAT16, FAT32 volumes in no-time
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