iTunes data recovery Mac

iTunes is an media player application for Mac which plays and manages media files in library on your personal computer. You can play, organize and download multimedia data with the help of iTunes on your Mac OS X operating system. With iTunes you can enjoy a wide variety of songs with its download feature. iTunes have three components iTunes application, the media files and the iTunes library files. There are basically two types of library files. iTunes library.itl file and iTunes Library.xml. Library.itl is a record of the songs and the playlists created by you. iTunes Library.xml makes your music and playlists available to other applications on your personal computer. Sometimes iTunes application on our Mac loses data due to various reasons like accidental deletion, corruption, restoration etc. In such situation we need to perform iTunes data recovery on Mac which helps you to get back your lost or deleted data.

The various reasons which lead to perform iTunes data recovery Mac are:  

  • Accidental deletion of iTunes library is most common reason of losing data from iTunes application. While deleting some unwanted files you may accidentally delete your iTunes folder on Mac resulting in loss of data from iTunes.  
  • Accidental restoration of iTunes erases all your previously present media files in iTunes and results in loss of data. Upgradation of the iTunes version without taking proper data backup is another reason behind loss of data from iTunes.
  •  Corrupt iTunes music folders due to wrong assignment of the music folder or incorrect placing of music folder in registry causes loss of data from iTunes.
  •  Inaccessibility of the hard drive volume which stores iTunes library is another factor responsible for iTunes data loss. Corruption of Mac critical data structures or system files due to virus attack or some other reason leads to loss of iTunes data stored on it.
  • Installation of the updates on iTunes application sometimes may result in crash or unresponsiveness of iTunes application. Thus ending up in loss of data from iTunes.
  • System crash: If your Mac system gets crashed due to file corruption, virus infection, power surge or hard disk failure then also it results in loss of data from iTunes.

Whatever might be the reason for losing data from iTunes, Mac OS X Data Recovery Software is an excellent utility that can recover lost or deleted files from iTunes on Mac. It can perform easy and simple iTunes data recovery on Mac in any of the scenarios stated above or more. This is the most trusted and recommended recovery software worldwide to recover data from iTunes in few simple and easy steps. It can recover files from HFS, HFS+ and HFSX volumes of Mac hard drives. In addition you can also recover data from Snow Leopard on Mac Mini or from other Mac OS X machines. You can download the trial version of this software to recover lost data on iTunes. After the recovery of iTunes data, you can also preview it to evaluate the software.

Few simple steps to perform iTunes data recovery Mac:

  1. Download and install the Mac data recovery software. On home screen, select "Recover Files" as illustrated in the Fig A.
  2. iTunes data recovery Mac - Welcome screen

    Fig A: Home Screen

  3. Now select "Recover Deleted Files" from next screen and then select Volume from the list of drives and press "Next" to perform iTunes data recovery procedure as shown in Figure B
  4. iTunes data recovery Mac - Choose Partition

    Fig B: Select Volume

  5. After scanning you will get a list of recovered data as illustrated in Fig C. Select any file and right click on it to preview, which gives you a preview of the recovered file.
  6. iTunes data recovery Mac -  Retrieved Data

    Fig C: List of Recovered Files

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