Mac File Recovery

How to Get Back Lost MP3 and MP4 from USB Drive

Easy Way to Recover Lost MP3 from USB

“I accidentally lost my MP3 and MP4 files from my USB. Anyone who knows an easy way to recover the lost files? For Mac platform? Thanks.” —From Yahoo.Answer

Answer: In this case, you can try uFlysoft Data Recovery for Mac, an easy-to-use file recovery software, with which you are able to restore any MP3 or MP4 deleted or lost from your USB for any reasons, such as virus, disk crash, Shift+Del, emptied recycle bin, power glitches, hardware failure. Besides, this USB data restore software is also available for WAV, WMV, MPEG, AVI, MOV, QT and so on.

Step by Step: Recover Lost MP3 from USB on Mac with uFlysoft Data Recovery

Step 1. Select a partition or drive where your lost data located.

A list of partitions found on your USB drive by the Mac Data Recovery software will be displayed. For USB drive, it will be recognized when it is set as PC mode. Or you can connect it to PC via card reader.

Click ‘Scan’ to start scanning for files.

Step 2. Find out the files you need.

Find out the target data that you want to recover. Click ‘Recover’ to proceed to destination selection interface. Or click Back to return to the partition selection interface.

Step 3. Select a destination to save the recoverable data.

Select or enter a directory to store the recovered files.

Tips:

If you need to recover your lost MP3 or MP4 from USB on Windows, you may try uFlysoft Photo Recovery for Windows.

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Mac File Recovery

How to Retrieve Lost Photos from Nikon D7000

Q: “I have a Nikon D7000 but recently the memory card is corrupted so I formatted my memory card and I lost all my photos on my Nikon D7000. Anyone who knows what I can do to get the lost photos back to my Nikon D7000? Thanks in advance.”

A: “Actually when your memory card gets corrupted you start getting various error messages when you try to view your photos and if you don’t fix such errors it might happen that you suffer from photo loss. Sometimes to get rid of error messages you format your memory card and lose your entire photos. In that situation you must use a third party software for Nikon photo recovery. To recover lost photos from corrupted Nikon D7000 Camera, uFlysoft Data Recovery for Mac is the best option for you.”

uFlysoft Data Recovery for Mac is a powerful Nikon Photo Recovery software for Mac. It’s able to recover any lost, deleted, inaccessible photo files, including JPG, PNG, GIF, BNG, etc from Nikon series cameras, such as Nikon D7000 on Mac OS X.

Simple Steps to Retrieve Lost Photos from Nikon D7000

1. Make sure you downloaded Nikon Photo Recovery on your Mac;

2. Insert the sd card of your Nikon D7000 into Mac;

3. Simply click card drive and then the “Scan” button;

4. Once the scan process is finished, you are able to view the lost photos;

5. Click each photo to preview whether you need to recover it or not;

6. Click the photos which you want to recover and press “Recover” button.

Wait a moment and you can then enjoy your photos on Nikon D7000 in no time.

Note: Do Not capture more photos using the Nikon D7000 memory card from which you need to recover lost photos.

Useful Tips for You:

In order to avoid photo loss you should keep your memory card safe and prevent it from corruption by keeping the following points in mind:

* Don’t switch off the camera when the picture is being written to the memory card;

* Avoid removal of memory card when the camera is on ;

* Card can also be corrupted when you shoot videos after the card is full;

* Avoid shooting photos when batteries are dying out;

* Don’t remove the memory card while transferring photos or videos to the computer.

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If you need to recover lost photos from your Nikon or other cameras on Windows platform, we suggest you try uFlysoft Photo Recovery.

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Mac File Recovery

Method for Getting Back Office Files on Computer Easily

It’s a heart-sinking moment when you realise you’ve deleted or failed to save the changes in an Office document. You might have been the victim of a Windows crash, or even a power cut. Hours of hard work wasted.

Maybe not. All might not be lost: there are several things you do and several places to look for temporary files, backups and old versions of your files.

QUICK TIP: If you’ve accidentally deleted something in a document which is still open, press Ctrl-Z to Undo the mistake. This works in most situations, including in web browsers, so if you’ve lost an entire email that you just typed or a forum post, try the Ctrl-Z trick.

Largely, it depends on how your computer (and Office in particular) is configured, which version of Office you’re running and how the file was lost, deleted or corrupted.

There are no guarantees, but try the following to save your lost or deleted files from computer.

Recover Office documents: Look for the auto-recover or backup version

By default, Office saves a copy of your file from time to time in case of a power cut or other failure. In theory, when you next launch Word, Excel or other Office program, it should present a list of files you can continue to work on, but sometimes you’ll see nothing at all.

This is where you can put in some detective work. You can use Windows Search (or the Start menu search box in Windows Vista or 7) to search for the filename (assuming you saved it at least once), or use wildcards.

You need only remember one word from the filename, or if not, search for all Word documents. Type *.doc or type *.docx to find all Word files. If you know you use a different file type, such as RTF, then search for *.rtf instead. (Excel files are .xls or .xlsx, while PowerPoint documents have .ppt or .pptx extensions.)

If that fails, try searching instead for Word backup files using the *.wbk or *.asd wildcards. If that turns nothing up, try *.tmp or ~*.*. You can find more detailed information on Microsoft’s troubleshooting page.

If you’re running Office 2010 or later, click the File tab, then Open, then Recent and you’ll see a link at the bottom called Recover Unsaved Documents. This takes you to the folder in which Office automatically saves your work.

Recover Office documents: Undelete them

It’s easy to inadvertently delete a document, but the chances of undoing that erroneous action are fairly high, especially if you act quickly.

First, look in the Windows Recycle Bin (there should be a shortcut on the Desktop). Your document is likely to be in this temporary folder unless you’re in the habit of pressing Shift-Delete, in which case it bypasses the Recycle Bin.

When there’s no sign of your file, try an undelete utility. There are many free options, but a popular one is uFlysoft data recovery, which comes in both installable and ‘portable’ versions. This is important as you don’t want to download or install a utility on the hard drive your deleted file resides on – otherwise you might overwrite it.

Instead, install the portable version of uFlysoft studio software onto a handy USB flash drive (using a different computer if necessary) and then run it on the computer where your file has been deleted. As long as it hasn’t been overwritten you should be able to recover the document, although it may be missing its file name.

Recover Office documents: Find a copy of the document

There might be a copy of your file, but this really is clutching at straws. Unless you (or someone) ticked the option, Office doesn’t automatically create copies of your documents. But if that option is enabled, there should be a second version of your file called ‘Backup of xxxx’ where xxxx is the original filename.

For future reference, and not that you really want to hear it now, but to force Office to make copies you need to go into the options, find the Save section and look for an Always create a backup copy checkbox. Not all versions of office have this, but you will find options there to save AutoRecover data – set the time between auto-saves to a few minutes, and that way you’ll only ever lose a small amount of work.

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Mac File Recovery

What to Do to Perform Mac Hard Disk Lost File Recovery

Hard drive is one the most important part of a Mac or Windows PC. All important files including users data like photos, videos, documents, emails, programs data, etc are all stored on computer hard drive. So a hard drive data loss will be a big problem. In this article, Common causes that will delete files from computer hard drive will be talked, followed by things happen in the background when data are deleted, in the end, solutions to recover deleted files from computer hard drive will be given.

What may cause files been deleted from computer hard drive

Following are the common reasons which may cause files on computer hard drive been deleted:

1. computer blue screen or crashed and then can not boot up

2. Accidentally deleted important files from computer hard drive

3. Hard disk is corrupted

4. Accident format computer hard drive

5. Computer reset to factory settings which result in all personal data on computer hard drive been deleted

What happens when files are deleted or computer hard drive is formatted

Firstly a bit of background knowledge as how files are stored on computer hard drive and how those files are retrieved. The actual files data may store anywhere on computer hard drive, and there’s a file table which maintain the address of each file, so when user needs to read a file, the computer operation system first read the file table to get the address of file’s actual data. Then the actual data is read.

When files are deleted from computer hard drive, the computer operation system actually does not go to erase the actual data. Instead, it only go to file data and delete the file address entry. By doing this, the space occupied by file’s data is now free as no file in file table is pointing that address, so the address can be used for any new file. Moreover, the delete process will be fast as there’s no need to go to erase the actual data from computer hard disk.

Since the file’s actual data is not erased, there’s a chance to recover those data if we can read the hard disk bit and bit and then collect all pieces of data and form them into a file.

Hard drive crash or format will be similar to above, file table could be corrupted which may result in hard disk crash. When hard disk is formatted, all file’s data are still there, only all entries in file table is deleted.

Solution for hard disk data recovery

A hard drive data recovery software will scan the hard drive bit by bit, and then form the pieces of data into logical files. This is how hard disk file recovery tool works. So no matter hard disk is corrupted, or user format the hard disk, or files are deleted from hard drive, a good hard disk data recovery tool can help to restore lost files from Mac (or Windows PC).

(Tips: If the computer is dead and not bootable, you need to remove the hard disk and connect it to another computer as an external hard drive.)

Moreover, a good program which helps user to recover lost files should only do the read process but not the write operation on your computer, this can make sure your files’ safety will not be harmed by the data overwritten situation.

Final Though

Find a good data recovery program is a little bit difficult ’cause you need to try and then judge if the software you choose is good or not. So, build a backup for your file is a good habit to protect your important file away from data loss problem. For more details about file rescue you can visit http://www.uflysoft.com to get things you need.

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Mac File Recovery

How Does Mac Data Recovery Software Work

When you lost your data on Mac machine accidentally, you have to use Mac Data Recovery to recover the deleted files from your Mac. The process seems to be easy and fast. But many of you may also wonder how those data recovery software actually work, right? Don’t worry. Here we are just going to talk about how Data Recovery Mac tools work to rescue the deleted files in details.

Tips: To recover lost data on your Mac Leopard, Snow Leopard, even Lion, you may try uFlysoft Data Recovery for Mac, which is able to recover all files, including videos, photos, email, documents from computer hard drive, external hard drive, iPod, USB drive, SD card, digital camera, mobile phone, MP3/MP4 player and so on.

Why Lost Files Can Be Recovered?

When you deleted files from storage device or emptied the Trash Bin, the files are not gone forever. Actually such deletion just frees space for other data, whereas the deleted file information still remains on the device or hard drive. If the deleted files are not yet overwritten by other files, then there’s a good chance to restore them. That’s the reasons why the lost files still can be recovered.

So the things here you need to keep in mind is after the files are deleted (no matter what kind of reasons), the action you take more correctly and faster, more bigger the chance of lost files recovery is. For example do not operate on the device or your Mac to avoid the file overwritten and turn to the uFlysoft data recovery software we talk about above to start the file recovery process.

So how does a Mac data recovery work? Let’s figure it out now.

1. First of all, the data recovery software will perform a deep scan of your Mac’s hard drive, looking for files that are still subject to data recovery. Macintosh undelete tools can usually recover files from external hard drives and USB flash drives as well.

2. After the scan is finished, you’ll see a report of all recoverable files. Yes – you can see not only the lost files you need, but also all files that can be recovered on your Mac. Therefore you’ll have to filter the scan results. Some apps make it possible to preview contents of the found files, so you can make sure whether it’s exactly the file you’ve been looking for.

3. Finally your lost or deleted files are back together again. It’s time to start the process of data rescue. File recovery Mac tools pick up tiny pieces of data from all over the hard drive and return them to the original state.

File Types Which Can Be Recovered by Most Mac Data Recovery:

Videos: MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, etc.

Audios: MP3, WMA, AAC, etc.

Documents: doc(x), xls, etc.

Photos: JPEG, PNG, GIF, etc.

This software is designed for Mac PC, if you are Windows PC users and want to recover lost photo, video and audio files from Windows OS PC, try uFlysoft studio photo recovery for Windows.

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Prevent Data Loss Disaster with Good Method

When it works correctly, data backup is atriumph of redundancy over unpredictability. All electronic and mechanical devices eventually fail, and computer hard drives (even solid-state drives) are no exception. If you knew exactly when or how this was going to happen, you could plan a precise solution. But because you don’t, redundancy is key. So if the one hard drive in your computer is prone to mechanical failure, it makes sense to have another drive on your desktop with duplicate data. How to prevent data loss problems on your computer? Now let’s keep reading this post.

That drive is just as likely to fail, though. What if you lost your family photos, tax records, documents, home videos, music, and saved games not because of a misaligned read/write head but because of a flood or a robbery or a house fire that wiped out both drives at the same time? Preparing for such a disaster calls for a different level of redundancy and a solution that includes backup in the cloud.

Cloud Backup

Cloud-based backup services fall into two camps: You can store select files in the cloud for remote access, or you can use a service that automatically backs up all your data. The former (Dropbox, Google Drive, and Microsoft SkyDrive boast the best features) lets you park your files in “smart” folders that show up locally on your computer’s hard drive but are also mirrored in the cloud. Once there, these files can be easily shared with friends—a great way to pass around large files without overwhelming anybody’s email inbox.

These services all use the same basic business model: Each offers a limited amount of free storage (ranging from 2 GB for Dropbox to 7 GB for SkyDrive), then charges for a premium plan if you need more capacity. If you’re going to upgrade, SkyDrive is the most affordable ($50 a year for 100 GB), while Dropbox ($200 a year for 100 GB) is the most expensive. But Dropbox is also the best for sharing your stuff—its Public Folder feature gives you shareable URLs, so even non-Dropbox users can access select files. Google Drive ($60 a year for 100 GB) is the relative newcomer. The Web interface, which looks like Google Documents, lets you open 30 different file types directly in your browser. Both Google and Dropbox are friendly to developers, allowing them to integrate the companies’ services into third-party apps, such as Pixlr, which lets users edit photos stored on Google Drive, and Simplenote, an app that syncs notes to Dropbox.

Apple takes a less expansive approach to cloud storage with iCloud, which is free for up to 5 GB of data. ICloud backs up some of your files—iWork documents created in iOS, for example, as well as photos—while syncing them across your Mac and iOS devices. The service is great at moving your iPhone photos to your home computer or iPad (and for syncing downloaded apps to multiple iOS devices), but it isn’t really designed to rescue you in a worst-case scenario.

Full-System Backup

Storing a few files in the cloud is simple and fast, but none of the Dropbox-like services comes even close to giving you full automated backups. For a task that titanic, the biggest names are Carbonite ($59 a year gets you unlimited storage) and Mozy ($72 for a year of 50 GB of storage). But the best pick for most users is Code 42′s CrashPlan+. Techies in the know favor CrashPlan+ for its price (you get unlimited storage for $50 a year), ease of use, and wide range of features. But what really gives CrashPlan+ the edge is that, unlike its competitors, it holds on to your deleted files forever; most other services permanently delete files from the cloud after they’ve been off the computer for 30 days. (For permanent deletions, manually turn off syncing for the specific files you want to get rid of and CrashPlan+ will remove them from the backup.) One downside to these services: You risk losing files in your backup if you keep them only on external drives. Since these files don’t live on your computer, as soon as you unplug your external hard drive, the files are considered deleted and are removed from the cloud for good 30 days later. Automatic erasing can also be a snag if you accidentally delete a file from your computer and don’t notice until a month later.

Pulling your data from Mozy, Carbonite, and CrashPlan+ is simple: You access your data through intuitive desktop applications (though Mozy’s is by far the best-looking), where you can browse through backed-up folders and files. And if your computer does end up going kaput, you can easily resurrect your data by loading the software on another computer.

Does that mean your data, stored on a server in who-knows-where, is just as easy for others to resurrect too? So far, no. Though there are no guarantees against a snoop getting your password and looking at your photos, all the major backup services employ advanced encryption, and there have been no publicized cases of personal data compromised by prying eyes. Still, before you choose a backup service, make sure it does indeed use data encryption. Then you can jump into cloud backup relatively worry-free. For more details you can go to official website uFlysoft studio.

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Steps for Protecting Your Mac Important Data from Data Loss

Until recently, Apple computer users could emphatically state that there were three certainties in life – death, taxes and the stability of Apple’s OS X. All that changed when news of the bug in Apple’s Snow Leopard system hit the cyberwaves.

Since Apple introduced their latest OS, Snow Leopard, many bugs have surfaced, including one that devours your data.

Apple acknowledged the problem and indicated that it affects only a small segment of users. A statement that offers little comfort if you happen to be one of the small segment who loses all of your data. The temporary fix offered by the company only works if users had a backup system in place prior to the data loss.

The Apple bug illuminates the need for computer users to take necessary steps to protect their data. Anyone who uses a computer, even a great one, is at risk for data loss. An operating system crash is only one cause of data loss. Others include, theft, user error, and lost media. While data loss may be rare for each individual, it only takes one instance to wipe out months, perhaps even years of irreplaceable data.

While data loss is largely discussed in the context of business, home users are equally, if not more at risk. Home users may lack the know-how to protect their system from data loss. A crash or theft could mean the loss of family photos or a music collection.

Below are 5 easy steps that every computer user can take to prevent data loss.

Protect against power disturbances. Sharp voltage spikes are particularly dangerous and can wipe out your data. An Uninterruptible Power System (UPS) can safeguard your system.

Backup regularly. Use online file storage to automatically backup your data. Egynte’s online file server provides continuous backup, backing up your files in the background during periods of low activity.

Invest in antivirus and spyware protection. Viruses and malware continue to plague computer users. Many users have found that a virus or hacking attack has been so pervasive that they had to buy a brand new system.

Protect critical files and applications. To prevent accidentally erasing crucial data, protect files and applications with a password. This can be especially important when computers are shared by multiple users.

Properly shut down your system. Be sure to properly shut down your computer. Close down applications and save your data before shutting down. Failure to do so could result in data loss, as some tasks and applications may continue to run in the background.

Data loss may not occur to individual users frequently but even one incident is too much when you lose important files and information. For more details you can go to our official website by clicking uFlysoft studio.

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