Recover Photos from Formatted USB Drive on Mac

USB drive is a data storage gadget incorporated with universal serial bus interface. It is a portable device that can be plugged into a computer USB port and functions as an external hard drive. As USB drives are easy-to-use, small enough to carry in a pocket and can be plugged into any computer, most of the Mac users prefer these devices to transfer the data from one computer to other or to store the important data. USB drives are also known as jump drives, thumb drives, pen drives, tokens, key drives or simply USB drives.

 

 

Most of the user prefers to store photos in USB drive as it portable and has different storage capacity ranging from several MB’s to several GB’s. Users may come across some issues which may lead to lose their important photos present in the USB drive. It might be due to formatting of the drive, virus attack, etc. Sometimes users may accidentally format the wrong drive instead of formatting the drive which they wanted to format.

Formatting of the USB drive is done when the user wants to delete the recent data and input new files in it. What if you format the USB drive accidentally in Mac system and lose all your photos? Can you retrieve photos from formatted USB drive on Mac? Yes, you can perform Mac photo recovery from formatted USB drive and get back all photos which were lost due to formatting. Formatting will never erase your files from USB drive, it only erases the pointer which points to the stored location of the file and marks the space as free but the actual data still resides on the stored sector until it is overwritten with new data. However, you can recover photos from formatted USB drive on Mac with the help of best Mac lost picture recovery software. Once you find that you have lost any data after formatting, you should not perform any read or write operation on the USB drive.

Mac Recovery is an advanced Macintosh photo recovery software which not only performs Mac photo recovery from formatted USB drive, but also allows the user to recover photos from SD Card, CF Card, memory stick, FireWire, memory cards, etc. The software can retrieve photos from formatted USB drive on Mac Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Leopard and Snow Leopard. It will not only recover photos from formatted USB drive on Mac, buts also helps in recovering different types of files including videos, audio files, PDF, PPT files, Word documents, etc. It supports Mac photo recovery from formatted USB drive of various brands including SanDisk, Transcend, Sony, Samsung, etc. It has simple user interface, which makes it possible for even a novice user to restore photos from formatted USB drive on Mac. It has been incorporated with an advanced scanning engine, using which it will profoundly scan entire USB and recovers all the photo files from it. It’s a fastest recovery app, which completes Mac photo recovery from formatted USB drive in a very short time span. In order to know more on how to restore photos from hard drive, navigate through the given page URL: http://www.macphotorecovery.net/hard-drive.html. The software supports recovery of photos from HFS+, HFSX, FAT16 and FAT32 formatted storage devices. View here how Mac photo recovery can be useful to you.

Learn how to get back images from formatted USB drive on Mac:

Step 1: Connect USB Drive to Mac computer. Download and install demo version of Mac photo recovery software on your Macintosh systems. Launch the installed tool and choose "Recover Drives" option from the main screen to recover photos from formatted USB drive on Mac as shown in Figure 1.

Mac Photo Recovery from Formatted USB Drive � Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Now, choose "Formatted / Reformatted Recovery" option to carry out Mac photo recovery from formatted USB drive as shown in Figure 2.

Mac Photo Recovery from Formatted USB Drive � Select Recovery Option

Figure 2: Select Recovery Option

Step 3: Choose the connected USB drive from which you want to restore pictures and click on "Next" option to retrieve photos from formatted USB drive on Mac as shown in Figure 3.

Mac Photo Recovery from Formatted USB Drive � Select USB Drive

Figure 3: Select USB Drive

Step 4: The software will display a new window to choose photo file formats, as shown in Figure 4, and click "Recover" option. Now, the recovery tool starts scanning the formatted drive.

Mac Photo Recovery from Formatted USB Drive � Choose File Types

Figure 4: Choose File Types

Step 5: On completion of recovery process, the restored data will be displayed. Finally, the retrieved data can be previewed using “View” option or can be saved to a safe location by clicking on “Save” option, as shown in Figure 5.

Mac Photo Recovery from Formatted USB Drive � Save Recovered Photos

Figure 5: Save Recovered Photos

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