Data Recovery from Formatted Flash Drive on Mac

Recover data from flash drive after formatting accidentally or intentionally using Unformat Mac software. Get the free demo version here that recovers data from flash drive after format, and avails free previewing of the recovered files before you activate the complete software. Get it now!!!

At times when you connect your flash drive to the Mac computer, it starts behaving abnormally and shows some format error saying the “USB drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now?”. If you select a Format option you will end up losing flash drive files and when you click on Cancel option flash drive data remains inaccessible. You would have kept valuable files on USB flash drive and forgot to take  their backup. However there is no need to worry much, recovering lost files from flash drive is no more a complex task. There are several data recovery tools available over the internet to overcome the problem of data loss. However employing right software plays a main role to get back formatted flash drive data in a safe manner. Formatted Mac Data Recovery is an excellent software that has potential to rescue your precious data from flash drive after formatting. You can easily unformat flash drive data in few minutes without facing any difficulties. With Unformat Mac tool user can restore files from formated hard drive in just a few steps.

There is a great increase in the usage of flash drive over the years as sharing/accessing data between different systems is made simple by USB flash drives and they can be easily carried anywhere with you. It is natural that you have saved your important work documents and personal data like photos, songs, videos, etc that you have collected from various sources or downloaded from the internet. However, there are numerous possibilities of losing precious data from flash drive, where formatting of a USB drive is regarded as major cause that might take place either by accident or intentionally due to some purpose. Don't be tensed, you can rescue data from thumb drive by using this utility. To know more about this application click here.

Flash drive formatting takes place due to any of the below mentioned reasons:

  • Unintentional Formatting: You might mistakenly select the USB flash drive for formatting instead of some volume on Mac hard drive when connected to access data. This will erase complete files saved on USB flash drive leading to data loss.
  • Corruption of Flash Drive: Harmful virus attacks, RAW file system, abruptly pulling out the USB drive during file transfer, incorrect data operations performed on USB flash drive can lead to corruption of USB drive and lead to data inaccessibility. In order to get rid of corruption and to use the USB drive for further data storage, you need to format your USB flash drive.
  • Formatting Error Messages: You encounter error messages like “drive not formatted, you want to format it now”, “device failed to recognize file system”, etc soon after connecting a flash drive on a Mac computer. If you follow such error message and click on Format option, USB drive gets formatted and brings loss of data.

Unformat flash drive data using formatted Mac data recovery software

Whatever might be the cause for formatting of flash drive, finally you end up losing files stored on the flash drive. Formatted Mac data recovery tool is built with powerful algorithms that will scan your flash drive for lost files due to any of the above mentioned formatting causes. It is capable of restoring around 280 different file types from different storage drives using file their unique file signature. It supports recovery of various file types like photos, videos, songs, ZIP archives, presentation files, word documents, excel spreadsheets and lot more types. Data recovery from reformatted or corrupted USB drive is possible by using this tool. This application can be used to do file recovery from Kingston, Transcend, SanDisk, Sony, HP, Lexar, LaCie and from other flash drive brands. Apart from flash drives, you can also recover data from formatted SD card on Mac machine along with other memory card types such as XD card, CF card, SDHC card, MMC and Memory Sticks. Besides flash drives, formatted data recovery utility makes it possible to unformat files from SATA, SCSI and IDE types of hard drives and also helps to perform external hard drive recovery with ease. This advanced software can even restore formatted HFS+ volumes on Mac Machine having any of Mac operating systems namely macOS High Sierra, Mavericks, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion.

Steps to recover data flash drive after formatting on Mac:

Step 1: Install and launch the demo version of formatted Mac data recovery software. You will get the main screen with three recovery options as shown in Figure 1. Select "Recover Volumes/Drives" as shown in Figure 1.

Recover Data from Flash Drive After Format - Main Window

Figure 1: Welcome Display Screen

Step 2: : Click on "Formatted/Reformatted Recovery" from next display screen. List of available drives appears as shown in Figure 2. Select the Formatted flash drive from which you need to recover files and click on "Next" button.

Recover Data from Flash Drive After Format - Select Formatted Formatted memory card

Figure 2: Select Formatted Flash Drive.

Step 3: After scanning the selected USB drive, the software will display the list of recovered files from formatted flash drive as shown in Figure 3. Right click and preview any desired file restored from formatted flash drive.

Recover Data from Flash Drive After Format - Recovered Data

Figure 3: Recovered Files from Formatted SD card

Note: Preview the recovered files. If you are satisfied with recovered results of demo version, purchase the full version of the application to save recovered data.


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