How to Recover Videos from Erased Mac Hard Drive?

“Hi, I erased my Mac hard drive with disk utility. But I forgot to back up my videos to external hard drive. Is it possible to completely recover my videos from the erased Mac hard drive? And how to do it?” - Mary

How to Recover Videos from Erased Mac Hard Drive?

Almost all of Mac users have stored videos on Mac hard drive. If the Mac hard drive is erased or formatted without backup, the video files will be removed from the Mac hard drive. You can’t restore the erased videos from Mac trash bin. However, you still have a chance to recover the videos from an erased Mac hard drive. Before the disk space of the erased videos is completely overwritten by new data, the videos can be easily recovered. So, please don’t put new files to the erased Mac hard drive when you realize that you have not backed up your data.

Download Mac video recovery software

To recover lost videos from an erased Mac hard drive, Mac video recovery software comes being used. We strongly recommend you to use Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac – an all-in-one Mac data recovery software. It supports to recover all lost files like photos, videos, documents, audio files from erased Mac hard drive. It can 1:1 recover videos, HD videos from erased or reformatted Mac hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card, etc. Main features:

  • Recover videos from a hard drive which is erased by Mac Disk Utility.
  • Recover videos from a hard drive which is erased by third-party Mac data erasure software.
  • Recover videos from a hard drive which is erased due to OS reinstallation or upgrade.

It supports to recover all formats of video, like RMVB, MP4, AVI, MPEG, M4V, MOV, WMV, MKV, 3GP, Flash, ASF, SWF, FLV, RM and so forth. Just free download and install it on your Mac computer.

Easy steps to recover videos from erased Mac hard drive

Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac is Mac DIY data recovery software . So, you can easily restore videos from an erased Mac hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card within 2 steps.

Step 1: Select the hard drive to scan.

Select the erased Mac hard drive, then click on “Scan” button. Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac will deeply scan the erased Mac hard drive to find lost files. Please don’t stop the process when it is scanning the erased Mac hard drive.

How to Recover Videos from Erased Mac Hard Drive?

Step 2: Preview and recover lost videos.

After scanning, Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac will find all videos on the erased Mac hard drive. You can preview the videos to check their quality. Then recover them to your Mac or a secondary hard drive.

How to Recover Videos from Erased Mac Hard Drive?

It is so easy to restore lost videos from erased Mac hard drive. As said above, it also can help you recover videos from erased USB flash drive, external hard drive, memory card etc under Mac OS. After saving the videos on your computer, you can check and edit the videos. In some cases, the file name may be changed, so you can save all similar videos. For example, if you lose a MP4 video, you can save all the MP4 videos and check them one by one to find the video you’ve lost.

Posted by Peter, 2017-08-02