Recover Data after Formatting Mac Volumes

“Can anybody tell me how to recover data from formatted mac volumes? Because, I am facing such an issue. Now, I am feeling regret for which I have done. I didn’t know that Disk Utility would cause so such data loss. I have lost the data from a complete partition due to this. I have heard like this, the use of some unreliable data recovery tools eliminate the complete chances of a successful data recovery. So, I am not willing try any kind of tools without valid reason. If you are having any kind of genuine Mac Data Recovery tools, please let me know about it. I am waiting for your valuable responses.”

Have you ever heard about NTFS Partition Recovery tool? If your answer is no, then it is certain that such questions can arise in your mind. This tool implements powerful algorithms for the data Recovery Mac irrespective of the file system in that volume. Both journalized and non-journalized Mac volumes can use with this software. It allows you to recover data from hard drives of Mac formatted with HFS, HFSX, and HFS+ file systems along with Windows NTFS partition recovery.

How Formatting of Volumes happen on a Mac System?

In Mac, all types of disk management activities are performed using a single utility known as “Disk Utility”. To format a Mac volume with this, you only have to choose “Erase” tab, once after selecting a volume. Here you can specify Format and the label of volume to be created after this formatting. In a Mac OS like Yosemite, you can choose up to six formatting options such as Mac OS Extended (Journalized), Mac OS Extended, Mac OS X Extended (Case-sensitive, Journalized), Mac OS X Extended (Case-sensitive), MS-DOS (FAT) and exFAT. After choosing a desired file system, you only have to press “Erase” button from the bottom.

In many situations, an OS X user may accidentally format the wrong volume instead of the intended one using this utility. Formatting can be done intentionally also without thinking about the valuable files residing on that volume. In all such situations, you have to make use of a powerful utility such as NTFS Partition Recovery for Mac hard drive recovery which can be used over different types of hard drives like SATA, IDE, etc. that have been using on Mac systems.  

An Easy Approach to Recover Data from Formatted Mac volumes

NTFS Partition Recovery tool can be used on different types of Mac OS X computers from Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard version to recover formatted Mac hard drive. Even you can use this for OS X 10.10 Yosemite. This tool is available as a universal binary application which supports both Intel and PowerPC platforms in order to recover data from formatted hard drive. You can install the demo version of this tool on a Mac computer and can recover lost or deleted data from pen drives, memory cards, SSDs, etc. The Find tool contained in this recovery tool is so fast to locate a particular file from recovered data.

Some Notable Features of NTFS Partition Recovery Tool

  • Within few steps, the process of recovering files from formatted Mac volume can be carried out without involving any complex procedures.
  • The recovered data using this tool can be viewed in a Mac Finder Styled Interface.
  • Check this page, if you want to know how this software can be used to recover data from partitions in a RAID array.
  • Using this tool, you can even retrieve data from deleted or lost Mac volumes under extreme conditions.
  • This tool identifies different files based on the unique signatures of those files. For unknown file types, you can add/edit new signatures using this tool.

Note: One of the interesting points about this tool is that you can use this to recover data from Windows 10 partitions just like recovering partitions from a Mac OS X Yosemite system. Visit:, if you want to know various situations in which you can use his tool to restore files from Windows 10 machines.

Steps to Recover Data from Formatted Mac Volumes

Step - 1: Download and install the demo version of NTFS Partition Recovery software. Launch the installed software and choose "RECOVER VOLUMES / DRIVES" option to know how to recover formatted partition/drive data on Mac.

Recover Data from Formatted Mac Volumes- Home Screen

Step - 2: Now, choose "FORMATTED/ REFORMATTED RECOVERY" since you have formatted your Mac volume.

How to Recover Data from Formatted Mac Volumes- Recovery Method

Step - 3: Select your Mac volume from which data needs to be recovered and then click "Next" button.

Mac Data Recovery- Select Drive

Step - 4: You have to select types of files which you want to recover after this. Scanning for the lost files will start now. After scanning, a list of recovered files will be "File Type View" mode.

Recover Formatted Mac Drive- Recovered Files

For Leopard (10.5) and
Snow Leopard (10.6) Users

For Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8),
Mavericks & Yosemite(10.10) Users