How to Unformat Mac Drive?

When you format your hard drive all the data stored on it will get erased. What would you do if you are one among those who have lost important data with the format operation? You no more got to worry, when you have the Unformat Mac tool

  • Efficiently unformat Mac volumes and recover files and folders of various types
  • Recover formatted Mac hard drive having HFS+, HFSX and FAT32 file systems
  • Supports unformat Mac hard drive on both Intel and PowerPC based MacBooks
  • Quickly unformat Macintosh HD after re-installation of OS and recovers all lost files

Supported Mac Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite, El Capitan and Sierra)

The most featured software to recover formatted Mac volume

Have you accidentally formatted your Mac machine hard drive? Are you looking for a way to unformat formatted HFS+ volumes on Macintosh machines and get back your lost files and folders? Then Unformat Mac is the best software to retrieve formatted Mac hard drive data. This application lets you to easily recover all your lost photos, videos, documents, worksheets etc. after an accidental format. Despite the Mac drive partitions, this toolkit works well with formatted USB drives, external hard drives, FireWire drives, XD card, CF card, SD card, MMC and Memory Sticks. Refer this page: to learn how to unformat SD card on Mac platform.

You might have come across one among the following scenarios that lead loss of data on the Mac hard drive:

  • Lost data after accidentally formatting Mac volume. However, make use of this perfect tool to unformat Mac volumes, either with HFSX, HFS+ or FAT file systems.
  • Re-installed Mac OS X on MacBook without taking the appropriate backup on the Time capsule
  • Inappropriate use of Time Machine application that eventually results in the creation of wrong backups lead to data loss
  • Lost Mac files due to reformatting of drives or repartitioning Mac hard disk
  • Impact of any unreliable third party tool, that corrupt the Apple Partition Map (which again resulting in the formatting of volumes)

Sometimes, you might end up in formatting your flash drive, when you get an error message like "Disk is not formatted, do you want to format it now?" In such cases, if you do not have enough data backup, then you will lose all data from your flash drive. Thereby, data loss with format operation also encounters with externally connected storage media devices (USB drives, SSD's, FireWire drives, memory cards etc.)

Unformatting the Mac Volumes

Perhaps, upon losing Mac data you can follow quick steps to recover lost volumes from formatted Mac hard disk drive. With the help of Mac Unformat utility, you can extract files/data from the disk partitions in their source format. The tool will simply scan the Mac storage volume and instantly retrieves data that is been wiped from the disk area. This program runs efficiently on almost all Mac devices as Mackbook Air, Mackbook Pro, iMac, Mac Mini etc. Moreover, all latest version of Mac OSX is well-supported by this program.

Note: "Be very careful in picking up a data recovery program as a plenty of free and unreliable software available on the internet. Many of these cost-free applications are not trustworthy and are not inspected properly before packaging into a downloadable file. Therewith, it got major chances of virus attack and threats to the system. Along with this, you may fail to restore any files from the disk storage. Nonetheless, the Unformat Mac is the safest recovery utility which is free from all sorts of detrimental elements such as viruses or malignant programs."

Simple method to unformat Mac Drive data

Step 1: Download and install the Unformat Mac software on the Mac machine. Continue to lauch the application

Unformat Mac - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: From the main window, select "Recover Volumes/Drives" then "Formatted/Reformatted Recovery" from the next window that comes. Now choose Mac volume and press next button to start the scanning process as shown below in figure B.

Unformat Mac - Select Mac Volume

Figure B: Select Mac Volume

Step 3: After performing a deep scan of your Mac hard drive, the advanced algorithm of this software will extract lost files and folders. Seen below in figure C is a list of recovered data, which you can save to any of your desired storage location.

Unformat Mac - View Recovered Data

Figure C: View Recovered Data

Some precautionary steps to avoid data loss intentional or unintentional format:

  • Take a regular backup of important files and folders in removable storage drives like USB drive, flash card, external hard drive, or CD / DVD drive.
  • Before formatting volumes or reinstalling Mac OS, double check your drives to look for important files.
  • Don't add any new file on your Mac machine after format operation if you want to unformat formatted Macintosh drives

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