How to Recover Photos from Mac Trash Bin Easily

Deleted your photos on Mac and want to recover photos from Mac's trash bin afterward? It happens to most of us.

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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.

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 a Recovery Mode: You can choose between Lost Recovery and Raw Recovery. Lost Recovery is used more as it's faster. However Raw Recovery runs a deeper scan of your hard drive. recover deleted photos from trash bin on mac
  • Step 2. Choose a Volume where Your Lost Files Located: The next interface will display detected volumes. Choose the one you need to scan. Additionally, on the right side of the interface, you can choose file types to Photo, which will only display photos in the scan results.
  • Step 3. Select and Recover Images from Mac Trash Bin: After scan, recoverable photos will be shown on a list. You can check to preview and decide which to recover. recover photos from mac trash bin
  • Step 4. Save the Recovered Files: At last, choose a place to save the recovered images on Mac. To avoid data overwritten, do not save the recovered photos to its original folder.

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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