Recuva for Mac OS X El Capitan

Recuva – a data recovery tool for Windows platform – is a product of Piriform. Since the program is efficient and is worth giving a try but designed for Windows-based computers only, many people have been looking for its alternatives to use on Mac OS X, until now.

To make things easier for the Mac users, Wondershare did a great job by developing a data recovery program called Wondershare Data Recovery for the Mac platform. Wondershare Data Recovery is not only efficient and can recover almost all types of deleted files from a Mac computer’s hard drive, it is also lightweight and easy to install and use. Unlike Recuva, Wondershare Data Recovery is available for both Mac and Windows computers.

As a Recuva alternative, the key features that Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac offers to the end-users include:

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  • Recover lost or deleted files, photos, audio, music, emails from any storage device effectively, safely and completely.
  • Supports data recovery from recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera and camcorders.
  • Supports to recover data for sudden deletion, formatting, hard drive corruption, virus attack, system crash under different situations.
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How to Use Recuva Alternative (Wondershare Data Recovery) on Mac OS X El Capitan

Download and launch Wondershare Data Recovery, with this mac data recovery you can effective and easily to perform deleted file recovery, partition recovery and RAW hard drive recovery. Follow the next simple steps to perform Mac data recovery.

Step 1: Select the file type. To recover data on Mac, you can go to select the specific file type or select the option "All File Types" to start.

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Step 2: Select the target hard drive or other storage where you lost your data. You can select the option "Whole Computer" to scanning lost data.

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Step 3: You can go to deep scan if quick scan can't get your lost data. The deep scan will deeply search more file from storage device, but it will take more time.

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Step 4: After the deep scanning, you can preview the recovered data and click "Recover" to save recovered data to a safe storage device.

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Why Should You Choose Wondershare Data Recovery as Recuva Alternative for Mac

There are many reasons you may want to prefer Wondershare Data Recovery over any other data recovery tool as Recuva alternative for Mac. A few among such reasons include:


What Wondershare data recovery for mac does is not possible with many other heavy data recovery tools. Because of this reason, many people take the program as an alternative to Recuva when it comes to recovering the lost data from their Mac computers.

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Note: Recover Lost Mac Data under Mac OS X 10.13 (High Sierra)

Due to macOS High Sierra (macOS 10.13) requirement, Mac users are not allowed an access to the built-in system drive from any apps. Therefore, if you need to restore lost data from the system disk under macOS 10.13, please "disable System Integrity Protection" first.

How to disable "System Integrity protection"? Please follow the steps below.

Step 1Reboot the Mac and hold down"Command + R" keys simultaneously after you hear the startup chime, this will boot OS X into Recovery Mode.

Step 2When the "OS X Utilities" screen appears, pull down the "Utilities" menu at the top of the screen instead, and choose "Terminal".

Step 3In the "Terminal" window, type in "csrutil disable" and press "Enter" then restrart your Mac.

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