Restore Lost or Deleted Mac Partitions

Even though Mac is considered to be more advanced, powerful and secure operating system, there are some issues where you might lose your important data. Accidently partition/volume on your Mac hard drive becomes inaccessible due to various reasons. When such things happen, partition/volume is displayed with an unrecognized mark or else it will be simply deleted from your Macintosh. To use your partition again you have to format it; but when you do so, data will be erased. If you have stored your important files in that partition then all of them will be deleted. In order to recover lost volume you have to go for some third party applications. Using Partition Restore software, you can restore Mac partitions on Mac OS X Lion, Leopard, or Snow Leopard with ease. You can refer this page, if you want to know more information about this.

Mac volumes are nothing but logical division of computer hard disk in which each division acts as an independent source. Like other OS, Macintosh also consists of logical drives of file types HFS+ and HFSX. Using these file systems all the files in Mac volumes are maintained. In spite of having advanced features and a secure operating system, volumes/partitions on your Macintosh might get delete or lost.

Partitions on Mac systems are deleted due to various reasons:

  • Due to file system corruption, partition may get corrupt. Hence, data becomes inaccessible.
  • Power surge, which causes unexpected shut down of the system, may result in loss of partition.
  • Using third party application on your Mac computer system will sometimes alter the file systems and hence partition loss.
  • Reinstalling Mac OS on your Macintosh could even result in deletion of existing volumes.

Restore Partition software is found to be useful for effective recovery of volume from Mac hard disk. This software will restore Mac partitions provided it is not overwritten by some new data. Once the partition is overwritten then it is simply impossible to retrieve lost data. Hence, it is strongly recommended that once the partition is deleted or lost you should stop using the hard drive.

Restore Partition software is a powerful tool to recover partition data by performing recovery of lost partition table. This tool also works on Windows PC and could easily restore NTFS drive after various data loss scenarios. This application is comprised of advanced features that provide the user additional facilities. Well-built algorithm of this tool takes minimal time to scan your whole Mac volume. Moreover, it takes very minimum hard disk space on your computer.

Restore Partition software is equipped with lot of advanced features that helps in accurate recovery of files and folders from any data loss scenario. Besides these, this tool can even fix inaccessible disk partition and make them re-usable. This tool has an ability to identify and recover up to 300 file types, which includes document files, image files, videos, and lots more. It is very useful to recover all types of images including RAW photos from hard disk partition. You can check this page, if you are still not sure about this feature.  The recovered files can be sorted on the basis of size, name, date, etc. Besides lost partition, the tool can recover deleted hard drive partitions or hard disk partitions not opening with equal ease.

Steps to Restore Partitions on Mac

Step 1: Download and install the application from the site. After launching the application, select the option "Recover Volume/Drives" displayed on the main screen as shown in fig A.

Restore Partition on Mac - Main Screen

Fig A: Main Screen

Step 2: Click on "Volume Recovery". Then select the hard drive from where you had lost partition and click "Next" to start the scanning process as shown in fig B.

Recover Mac Partitions - Select Drive

Fig B: Select Drive

Step 3: Select the partition from where you need to get your data and scan it once again. Recovered data will be shown in "File Type" or "Data Type" view. Select the files to be restored and save them on your computer as shown in fig C.

Mac Partition Recovery - File Type View

Fig C: File Type View