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Recover audio file on Mac


  • AIF (AIFF) - Commonly used to store standard CD audio, AIF files are more common on Macintosh systems
  • M4A - iTunes Store provides songs in the M4A format
  • MP3 - The most common audio file, supported by most music players
  • WAV - Used for storing waveform data, the most often seen on Windows-based computers
  • WMA - Similar to the .MP3 format, can play back on Microsoft's Zune
  • MID(MIDI) - Musical Instrument Digital Interface file used by music authoring and mixing programs
  • OGG - Similar to an .MP3 file, but sounds better than an MP3 file of equal size
  • AAC - The default encoding used by Apple iTunes and the iTunes Music Store.
Recover video files on Mac


  • AVI - Created by Microsoft, can be played by various video players,
  • MOV - Developed by Apple Computer, compatible with both Macintosh and Windows platforms.
  • MP4/M4V - M4V is DRM copyright protection video on iTunes Store; Unprotected M4V files may be played by video players by changing the file extension from ".m4v" to ".mp4."
  • 3GP/3G2 - Used by cell phones for saving video files
  • WMV - Video file format; similar to an .ASF file
  • ASF - Developed by Microsoft primarily for streaming media
  • FLV/SWF - Adobe Flash video formats
  • MPG - Common digital video format standardized by the Moving Picture Experts Group
  • RM - Commonly used for Internet radio and Internet videos
  • RMVB - Have smaller file sizes and lower bitrates with better quality
Recover photo files on Mac


  • JPG - Commonly used for storing digital photos and publishing Web graphics
  • TIFF(TIF) -  Image files are designed to save high-quality color images on multiple computer platforms
  • PNG - Commonly used to store graphics for Web images; allows the image colors to fade from opaque to transparent.
  • BMP - Uncompressed raster image comprised of a rectangular grid of pixels; contains a file header, and bitmap pixels, each with a different color
  • GIF - Are often used to display basic animations on websites, also can save images as transparent background
  • PSD - Image file created by Adobe Photoshop, a professional image-editing program
  • WMF - Windows graphic format developed by Microsoft; contains a series of drawing operations
  • DNG - For saving digital photos as a RAW image archival format developed by Adobe System
  • ERF - Game archive used by the BioWare's game engine technologies
Recover raw photo on Mac

Raw Photo

  • NEF - Raw photo captured by a Nikon digital camera
  • CRW/CR2 - Camera RAW image file from a Canon digital camera
  • ORF - Unprocessed RAW photo taken with an Olympus digital camera
  • RAF - Uncompressed RAW photograph taken with a Fuji digital camera
  • SR2 - Digital photo captured by a Sony digital camera
  • MRW - Raw image format used by Minolta Dimage digital cameras
  • DCR - Uncompressed image saved in Kodak's RAW image format
  • RAW - Image file generated by digital cameras such as some Panasonic and Leica cameras; contains uncompressed, raw image data
Recover documents on Mac


  • DOC/DOCX - Word processing document created by Microsoft Word
  • XLS/XLSX - Spreadsheet created by Microsoft Excel, the most widely-used spreadsheet program
  • PPT(PPT/PPTX)-  Editable slide show created with Microsoft PowerPoint; often used for presentations or slideshows
  • PDF - PDF files may contain text, images, forms, annotations, outlines, and other data
  • CWK - Document created by Apple's AppleWorks or ClarisWorks productivity suite, can be opened by iWork applications
  • HTML(HTM) - Web page coded in HTML that can be displayed in a Web browser
  • INDD - Professional page layout project created with Adobe InDesign; used for creating and formatting books, magazines, newspapers, flyers, brochures
  • EPS - PostScript (.PS) file that contains 2D vector graphics, bitmap images, and text
  • PAGES - Document created by Apple Pages, a word processor and page layout program
  • KEY - Presentation created with Apple's Keynote presentation software
  • NUMBERS - Spreadsheet created with Apple Numbers
Recover archive on Mac


  • ZIP - File compressed or "zipped" using Zip compression
  • RAR - File archive containing one or more files compressed with RAR compression; uses a higher compression ratio than typical ZIP compression
  • SIT - Common file compression format can be created and opened on both Macintosh and Windows platforms.
Recover email files on Mac


  • PST - Outlook Personal Information Store File, includes e-mail folders, contacts, addresses, and other data
  • DBX - Outlook Express E-mail Folder, contains email messages for a specific mailbox; typically saved within the "Documents and Settings" user directory
  • EMLX - Individual Mail Message saved by Apple's Mac OS X Mail program
Recover files on from hard devices

Hard Device

  • Mac Machine, iPod(Nano, Classic, Shuffle)
  • External Hard Drive
  • Memory Sticks, XD Picture (XD) Card, Compact Flash(CF) card
  • Digital Camera, Mobile Phone
  • MP3/MP4 Player
  • USB Drive
  • Secured Digital(SD) Card, Multi Media(MMC) Card

Data Lost Situation

Accidentally Deleted Files

  • Empty trash without backup
  • 'Delete All' when you don't keep files or data
  • 'Command + Del' without save

Formatted Memory Cards

  • 'Media/Drive is not formatted, would you like to format now?'
  • Mac OS X prompts for disk initialization when digital camera memory card is just connected

Improper Operations

  • Turn off the camera during a write process
  • Use card between different cameras
  • Pull out SD card while the camera is on
  • Factory setting of device without backup
  • Camera is turned off un-intentionally
  • Virus attack

Systemt Requirements

Supported OS

Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6 or 10.7, 10.8 Mountain Lion


Intel Pentium 1000MHz and above

Hard Disk

1G and above

File System Supported


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