Hard drive is an integral part of computer and a commonly used storage media. Seagate is a famous manufacturer of hard drives and storage solutions. Seagate hard drives are widely used in digital devices from servers to the small mobile devices. Seagate is a preferable backup storage device for Mac systems due to its high performance. But sometimes Mac Seagate drive may lose data due to both human errors and technical errors. Loss of data from a Seagate hard drive may be due to human errors like accidental deletion of files, unintentional formatting, improper data backup or some technical errors like file system corruption, software problems, invalid entries in file locations etc.
A few common reasons for losing files from Seagate hard drive on Mac are:
If you have come across any of the situations stated above then the first thing that you should do is to stop using the hard drive immediately. Files deleted from your Seagate hard drive in any of these cases are present in the hard drive and can be recovered. But if you continue using your hard drive then there are chances that the deleted files will be overwritten and once the files are overwritten you cannot recover them back so avoid using your hard drive and look for an efficient recovery software. With the help of various recovery tools, you can easily retrieve files from Seagate hard drive without facing any difficulties. Seagate Hard Drive Recovery is one of the best software to perform efficient Seagate file recovery for Mac. Software is capable of recovering lost or deleted files due to any human or logical errors from Seagate hard drive. In addition to hard drive, the software can also retrieve files from formatted Seagate external hard drive which are lost due to accidental deletion or formatting. This software can also recover lost files from Seagate SATA drive, IDE drive and SCSI drive along with file names. In order to estimate the chances of recovery before purchasing the software, this application facilitates to recover and preview the files using demo version. In order to restore lost NTFS partition on Windows operating system you need to make use of Windows version of this software. Windows version of this seagate recovery tool is capable enough to recover partitions lost or corrupted due to resizing of existing partitions, repartitioning of hard drive unsuccessfully and file system damage.
Simple steps for Seagate file recovery Mac:
Step 1: Install and launch the demo version of the software either by double clicking the Desktop Icon or from Start Menu list. Main window appears. Select "Recover Files" option from the main screen as shown in Figure A.
Figure A: Welcome Page
Step 2: To retrieve deleted files, select "Recover Deleted Files" option from the screen that is shown in Figure B and proceed.
Figure B: Select recover deleted files
Step 3: Select the Seagate Mac drive from which you want to retrieve deleted files/folders and then click on "Next" as shown in Figure C.
Figure C: Select The volume.
Step 4: Then select appropriate file types, which you want to retrieve and click on "Next" button as shown in figure D.
Figure D: Select file type.
Step 5: After recovery process is completed, the software will display restored files as shown in Figure E. You can view the restored files using the "Preview" option.
Figure E : Select file type.