Photo Recovery on Mac

Don’t fret if you have mistakenly deleted your treasured photos because they are still there if you act right away to recover them. Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery is your go-to software if you wish to perform photo recovery on Mac. It is a powerful tool in bringing your lost photos back to life. Below is a detailed step-by-step guide how to use the software. It is very easy to follow because of its simple graphical user interface that even those without technical background can navigate through it without needing further assistance.

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Simple as it is though, Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery is packed with advanced recovery features to suit a broad spectrum of Mac users. It can effectively and securely recover deleted photos from:

  • iMac
  • Macbook Pro
  • Macbook Air
  • Mac Mini
  • Mac Pro

Here are the steps to get you started.

STEP 1. Download Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery software. Once download is complete and you have successfully installed it, drag its icon to the Applications folder.


STEP 2. Once in the Applications folder, launch the software by double-clicking it. This window should then appear.


Click ‘Recover Data’ to start photo recovery.

STEP 3. In the next window, you will be asked to select an option to recover data. As seen here, these are the five recovery options – Drive Recovery, Photo Recovery, CD/DVD Recovery, iPod Recovery or Raw Recovery.


We will proceed with Photo Recovery.

STEP 4.  Your Mac hard drives will appear here. Information on each drive can be seen on the right. Choose from which drive the software will deep scan to retrieve your lost photos. After selecting your preferred drive, hit the ‘Scan’ button found at the bottom right.


STEP 5. Scanning is now in progress. Click ‘Recover’ once the scan is complete.


STEP 6. The result of your scan is shown here. For easier viewing, they are sorted/ arranged accordingly.

  • Classic List – files and folders are listed as they are found on your Mac hard disk.
  • File List – files and folders are listed according to their type (audio, video, photos, text, document, etc.)
  • Filter List – you can see list of file types according to the preferences you’ve set in this preview.

You can also make use of the search option at the upper right if you are looking for a specific file, just type the file name and run a search.


Click on the photo or set of photos you wish to recover. For multiple files, you can highlight them altogether. One good thing about this software is that you have the option to preview the retrievable file through ‘QuickLook’ prior to recovering, or you can simply proceed by clicking ‘Recover’.

This covered everything you need to know about photo recovery on Mac using Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery software. As you can see, the software is user friendly; you can solely perform all the outlined steps quickly and easily. So whether by accidental deletion, system crash, media formatting, virus infection, or other similar issues, no need to worry now if you have lost your Mac photos. You can safely recover them in just a few clicks. Download the software and try it today.
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