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How to Recover Photos from Mac Trash Bin Easily?

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2021-08-25 / Update for  Mac Data

Deleted your photos on Mac and want to recover photos from Mac Trash Bin afterward? It happens to most of us. If you accidentally drag some pictures to the trash on Mac, all you need to do is open the trash, select what you want back, and drag it back. But if the photos have been emptied from trash bin, things will be different.

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What if I emptied the trash bin on Mac?

Once the trash bin is emptied, photos and other data will be deleted completely. And you cannot drag the files back. Good news is that you can still recover photos from trash on Mac with Photo Recovery for Mac tool from Tenorshare. If you want to successfully recover deleted trash files on Mac, your first step is to NOT write any new data to the hard drive. So, use your computer as few as possible.

How to recover photos from Mac trash bin?

Tenorshare Photo Recovery for Mac is well known for its speed and ability to scan all "physically existing" files on your hard drive. It fully supports all popular photo formats like PNG, JPG, GIF and BMP. It's a professional photo recovery tool which recovers more than photos but also videos, music and more. The highly powerful utility can work on any Mac operating system including Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion and earlier. Download it to your computer and have a try. The Windows version is Photo Recovery.

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  • Step 1. Select Location: After installing 4DDiG on Mac, you just launch it and select Trash Bin and then click on "Scan" to proceed. scan the location
  • Step 2. Wait for Scanning: After you click on "Scan", it will take a while for 4DDiG to find recoverable photos. You can select to preview and decide which to recover. look up the scan results
  • Step 3. Save the Recovered Files: At last, choose your desired files and click "Recover" to save it to a location. To avoid data overwritten, do not save the recovered photos to its original folder.
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As for now you must know clearly what you need to do if you want to recover deleted photos from Mac after emptying trash bin. What's more, with the Photo Recovery for Mac software, you can recover other files and documents after you've emptied trash bin on Mac. More importantly, you should be more careful next time you are about to empty the trash bin. Check if valuable files are in the trash.

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