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How to Recover Deleted Photos in Mac

Please Help Me Recover Deleted Photos from My Mac!

I am using an iMac OS X 10.5.8. I deleted all photos that I thought were in Trash accidentally. I can find them nowhere in my iMac. How can I recover them? Many thanks.

This photo loss issue is really annoying and you can hardly find your deleted photos back without a helpful tool. Before solving this issue, there is one thing you need to know about digital data loss. The deleted photos are not really gone from your Mac, they still lie in your Mac even if you cannot see them in Trash Bin. They would only disappear if new data overwrites them.

It is clear that you can recover deleted photos from Mac with a third-party Mac photo recovery tool.Wondershare Photo Recovery for Mac is the software you need to recover deleted photos in Mac. No matter your photos are deleted from trash bin or lost because of system error or virus inflection, this program can help you. It is able to recover photos from both your Mac and storage device connected with it.

You can get a trial version of Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac and then start the recovery.

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Perform Mac Deleted Photos Recovery in 3 Steps

Now I’ll show you how to perform the recovery with Wondershare for Mac. Windows users can also retrieve deleted photos from Windows computer with Windows version.

Step 1 Select a recovery mode to start the process.

Install and run Wondershare Photo Recovery for Mac on your Mac. You will be offered with 2 recovery modes. Here let’s try “Lost File Recovery” together.

Besides, if you are going to restore deleted photos from storage device, please be sure that the device can be well connected with your Mac.

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Step 2 Select a partition to scan for deleted photos

You need to select the partition where your photos are deleted first. To recover deleted photos, you’ll need to select file type too.

After selecting partition and file type, you just need to choose “Scan for Deleted Files” and click “Scan” to continue.

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Step 3 Preview found photos and recover them selectively

After scanning, all found files will be listed as the below image displays. You can preview found photos. Or if you remember the photo name, you can even search it in the searching bar.

Then you just need to select those photos you need and click “Recover” to save them to your Mac.

Note: Please select another folder or partition to save the recovered photos to avoid file overwriting.

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