Hard drives are the data storage media. Generally, there are two broad classifications on hard disk drives, they are external hard drives and internal hard drives. External hard drives are the separate hard drives with you can connect to your computer and transfer any kind of data including text files, movie files, audio files, software or application files, graphics files etc. They are portable, small in size and compatible with different operating system. Internal hard drives are the hard drives, which are used inside the computers that are normally not highly portable. They are considered as secondary data storage media in computers. The storing capacity of internal hard drives in many computers is not more than few GB but external hard drive can handles TB of data. Sometimes accident may happen with your external hard drives like pen drive when you are working on Mac that might result in severe data loss from external hard drive. However, no need to panic yourself, as Mac recovery from external hard drive is possible using good third party utility software.
There are many different scenarios in which you might lose data from external hard drive on Mac , like when you connect your external hard drive to your Mac OS, you might encounter a message “The drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now”. If you format the drive in this scenario, you will end up with all your data in external hard drive. While transferring the data from external hard drive to your Mac computer or vice-versa, the transfer process might stop in between or in case if you remove the connection by unplugging the external hard drive etc, you may lose the data from it. If you are adding data to your external hard drive, you might come across the error message saying “not enough memory, delete some item” , if you accidentally delete your important files or document in order to make space for new data, then you will lose it. When the data is deleted from external hard drive on Mac , the deleted data does not go the Trash. It bypasses the Trash making it difficult for the user to recover it back.
One point that is more important to know is, when data is accidentally deleted or lost from external hard drive, not the actual data content is erased. Only the pointer entry in allocation table gets deleted. Therefore, it is good to know that the lost data from external hard drive on Mac can be easily recovery if it is not overwritten by any new data using good third party utility software such as Remo Recover (Mac) Pro Edition.
Remo Recover (Mac) Pro Edition is one of the best data recovery tool from external hard drive on Mac. This tool implements complex inbuilt algorithms to recover deleted or lost data from external hard drive. It supports recovery of files from HFS+, HFSX, FAT16 and FAT32 hard drives. All the text files, documents, audio files, video files, application files etc can be easily recovered from the external hard drive. This software can recover all the data from corrupted external hard drive too. You can download the free demo by version of this program to recover data from external hard drive on Mac.