How to Get Data from Crashed External Hard Drive on Mac?

 August 18, 2014      

Mac external hard drive may get crashed sometimes on Mac machine. In such scenarios, you will lose access to huge data stored on your external hard drive. You might have stored number of documents, videos, audio files, etc. on external HD. You may be wondering how external hard drive got crashed on your Mac system and resulted in such a great data loss. The external hard drive may crash due to various scenarios like,

  • Sudden power outage when external hard drive is being used on Mac system causes the crash of drive
  • If bad sectors on external hard drive are more then there are high chances of it getting crashed and losing accessibility
  • When file transfer process from external hard drive to a volume on Mac is interrupted due to loss of connection between drives involved in data transfer then external HDD may crash
  • Sometimes, the external hard drive might catch viruses in spite of huge security leading to crash

There are many other situations wherein external hard drive on Mac gets corrupt. However, in such circumstances, you can perform data recovery from crashed external hard drive on Mac using Yodot Mac Data Recovery software.

Crashed external hard drive data recovery on Mac:

Yodot Mac Data Recovery software helps you to restore external hard drive data on Mac system without any difficulty. This program is capable of retrieving data of different types like documents, photos, videos, songs, etc. from external hard drive. The tool supports data restoration from various models of external hard drive brands like Western Digital, Seagate, SanDisk, Buffalo, Toshiba, LaCie, etc. on your Mac machines. You can even retrieve data from internal hard drive, iPod, memory card, pen drive, etc. on Mac system. Try the demo version to know more.

Procedure to perform data recovery from crashed external hard drive on Mac:

Press here to download Yodot Mac Data Recovery software and install it on Mac machine. Connect external hard drive which was crashed, to Mac system. Run the tool and select “Volumes Recovery” from main screen. Then select icon of external hard drive on Mac and click on “Next”. Select file types which you want to restore, from next screen of software and click on “Next”. Software scans for selected file formats on Mac and displays the result in “Data View” and “File Type View”. Select a file and click on “Preview” option to view file. Save recovered files using “Save” option on a volume of Mac OS X computer.