A USB drive – also known as a flash drive or keychain drive – is a plug-and-play portable storage device that uses flash memory and is lightweight enough to attach to a keychain. It can be used in place of a floppy disk, Zip drive disk, or CD. USB flash drive is used to store photos, videos, music and documents. It is convenient to carry so that users can exchange information with customers anytime and anywhere. Usage of USB flash drive can ease your business trip, raise the efficiency of the mobile and make human life more enjoyable. USB flash drive can be erased at least 1,000,000 times and the data stored in the drive can be saved for at least 10 years. As the USB flash drives are being widely used nowadays, there are more chances of corruption and damage. If your USB flash drive is corrupted, it may force you to format it before you access the files in it. You have no other choice but to format it. And then, you just find all the stored data deleted from the USB flash drive after format. But, don’t worry, you can recover formatted USB Mac using efficient USB Drive Recovery Software.

Reasons due to which USB drive gets formatted:

  1. When you connect your USB drive to the computer, error messages like “The drive is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?” etc. appears. These kinds of errors usually appear when your system is not able to recognize your USB drive file system. If you click on “yes” all the files present in your USB drive will be erased. On the other side if you click on “No” then you can’t access your USB flash drive. So in order to rescue the USB drive, you have to format it, which results in the deletion or loss of your valuable data.
  2. Unintentional formatting happens when you wrongly format a USB drive that had important files rather than partitions which you intended to format on the hard drive. In a hurry, you may choose USB flash drive and format it without checking the files which in turn lead to deletion or loss of data.

You can restore data from formatted USB Mac from any of the situations mentioned above using the professional USB Drive Recovery Software. It deeply scans your formatted USB flash drive and then brings out the original directory structure. The prerequisite is that you should not add new files to your USB flash drive to overwrite the lost data. This software helps you to recover overall file types, including photos, videos, music, PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ZIP etc. from almost any USB flash drive on Mac OS X. This software has the ability to recover data from all USB manufacturer brands like Transcend, SanDisk, Kingston, HP, Sony, LaCie, iBall, etc. You can also recover deleted files from USB easily by using this effective software. It is also compatible to restore data from formatted USB Mac and Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 Operating Systems. Hence, it is the best software to recover formatted USB Mac.

Steps to Recover Formatted USB Mac using the USB Drive Recovery Software:

Step 1: Download and install the software and Run the software. From the main screen select “Recover Drives” option and then "Formatted/Reformatted Recovery" to restore data from formatted USB Mac.

How to Recover Data from Corrupted USB Flash Drive - Main Screen

Fig1: Main Screen

Step 2: Now, the software scans and displays a list of drives. Choose the particular drive from which you need to recover data and click on the “Next” button.

How to Recover Data from Corrupted USB Flash Drive - Select Drive

Fig 2: Select USB Drive

Step 3: Once the scanning process is completed you can view the recovered files in two different views i.e. “Data Type View” and “File Type View” using “Preview” option and then save the recovered files to your desired location on the computer.

How to Recover Data from Corrupted USB Flash Drive - Preview Recovered

Fig 3: Preview Screen

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