How to restore lost data from formatted FireWire drives on Mac?

Wants to restore lost files and folders on FireWire drive after format? Looking to find a solution to get back lost data from accidentally formatted FireWire drives on Mac? Do not panic! Now it is quite possible to restore lost or deleted data from various data storage drives. Apart from recovering files and folders from formatted hard disk drives, data recovery tools are also successful in restoring lost data on removable storage media such as USB flash drive or FireWire drive.

You might accidentally format FireWire drive on your Macintosh machine and later realize about the blunder. However, lost data from FireWire drive or deleted data recovery from Mac OS X Snow Leopard on Mac Mini can be done by using Recover OS X software. It is the best software for Mac users to recover data from any data loss problem. It will successfully restore lost data on FireWire drive after format and can even be used to retrieve deleted digital media files from formatted SanDisk Titanium USB flash drive on Mac.

Most of the users around the globe lose their important files and folders from various data storage drives just because of typical human errors. They might accidentally delete some valuable files while trying to remove some unwanted stuff or they by mistake format drives, which eventually leads to complete data loss. Losing data from iTunes due to these reasons on Mac is very prominent. Using this software you can esily perform iTunes data recovery on Mac operating systems. Moreover, other scenarios like sudden system reboot or abrupt pulling of data cable of FireWire drive during data transfer might even result in loss of valuable data from FireWire drives. Recover OS X software can be used to retrieve data from any such data loss scenarios and also can be used to retrieve deleted data from Mac OS X Snow Leopard machines with ease.

FireWire drives on Macintosh machine might also get format due to "Format Errors". This error arises when you connect FireWire drive to your Macintosh machine and suddenly a message pops up stating to format the drive. If you by mistake press OK, then complete data is erased from the FireWire drive. In such case, you would require Mac data recovery software to restore data on FireWire drive after format or to recover deleted files from corrupt Mac volumes on MacBook Air.

Recover OS X software is specialy designed and developed by experts having years of experience to recover lost or deleted data. It has powerful drive scanning feature which extracts lost files easily. This software can easily recover lost data from formatted Seagate Slim portable drive in just a few steps and stores it effectively.

Important – Try to perform data recovery process as earlier as possible because addition of new files on FireWire drive can lead to overwriting of lost files, thereby resulting in permanent data loss.

In future, try to take following precautionary steps to minimize the chances of data loss from FireWire drive on Macintosh machines:

  • Be careful while transferring data from Macintosh machine to FireWire drive or vice versa. Do not abruptly pull out data cable of the FireWire drive during transfer of files and folders.
  • Try to take regular backup of your important documents and other media files on a USB flash drive or a CD/DVD drive

Steps to restore lost data from formatted FireWire drive on Macintosh machines

  1. Download and install Restore OS X on your Macintosh machine. Now connect FireWire drive and open the software to launch main window as shown in Figure A
  2. Restore Lost Data from Accidentally Formatted FireWire Drives on Macintosh Machines - Main Window

    Figure A: Main Window

  3. On main window, select "Recover Volumes / Drives" then select "Formatted / Reformatted Recovery" on the new window. Select FireWire drive from the list of logical drives and press "Next" to start file recovery procedure as shown in Figure B
  4. Restore Lost Data from Accidentally Formatted FireWire Drives on Macintosh Machines - Select FireWire Drive

    Figure B: Select FireWire Drive

  5. After successful scan, software will show you a list of recovered data as shown in Figure C. Lastly, save the recovered files and folders to your desired storage location.
  6. Restore Lost Data from Accidentally Formatted FireWire Drives on Macintosh Machines - Recovered Files and Folders

    Figure C: Recovered Files and Folders

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