Review of Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery
Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery is powerful and easy-to-use Mac data recovery software to recover files including photos, music, videos and other important documents from drives safely.
Price: $99 one time fee
Everyone loses data, even on a Mac. Sometimes, you’ll delete a file by mistake, then empty the Trash – and then you realize that you needed that deleted file. But how can you retrieve that file again to your Mac? Thankfully there is a tool available to recover all possible data from your Mac device.
Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery is the best choice to recover files on Mac that lost due to deletion, formatting or corruption. You can use this software when you have accidentally emptied trash or erasing of your Mac hard drive by mistake. This professional Mac recovery software scans your storage files and provides you some advanced filter option to show a high degree of reliability when recovering your data.
Some of the main features of this recovery app include:
- Four recovery modes available: Quick Recovery, Deleted File Recovery, Formatted Media, Search Lost and Deleted Volumes.
- Undelete your Trash, recover photos and other files, save data from an accidentally formatted drive.
- Recover and restore lost data from corrupted, damaged, deleted volumes of Mac’s formatted hard drive.
- Include Mac Style Find option, user-friendly GUI, fast scanning, and searching of lost, deleted, or formatted FAT volumes.
How To Use Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery
With Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery you can recover your deleted or lost data from the hard drive or external storage media connected to the system. Almost all data of the volume can be found by performing recovery on the selected volume or removable media. To recover your lost data, follow the step-by-step procedure as mentioned below:
Step 1: Run Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery and select What to Recover screen, select the desired type of data i.e. Documents, Emails, Videos, Audio or Photos you want to recover and then click on the “Next” button. The Recover Everything option is turned ON by default. You can also customize your scan by selecting your preferred type.
Step 2: From the Select Location screen, select the volume from which you want to recover the data. You can select/ opt for Deep Scan if you want to perform a comprehensive scan of the selected volume. Deep Scan allows you to recover data from volumes of a hard drive or from an external drive.
Step 3: A screen showing the scanning process is displayed. If you wish to stop the scan at any point, click Stop button. Also, there is an option ‘Turn On Preview’ that let you to preview recoverable files during scan.
Once the scanning process is complete, details of the files and folder found are displayed in a dialog box as shown below:
You can double click the file to see the preview.
Step 4: A Recover dialog box is displayed. Click Browse button to select the desired destination to save the recovered data.
The selected files will be recovered and saved at the specified location. You can navigate to the destination to view files.
Here’s a video from Stellar Phoenix about how you can recover deleted files from Mac hard drive with Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery:
Is Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery Safe?
Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery is 100% safe and secure to use. Any user type can use it without any second thought. You can use it easily on Desktop as well as Laptop with great ease.
This data recovery software does not contain any threats, apps or malicious processes with it. As a read-only tool, it completely inhibits actions such as drive damage and data recovery on the device.
You can download this data recovery software from the developer’s website and is available for purchase for $99. There is a trial version available to scan & preview all the deleted files.
Wrapping It Up!
Based on my personal experience, Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery to be very easy to use and I would recommend it to all Mac users who are looking for a data recovery application. Its User Interface is easy to understand, and while there’s nothing flashy about it, it does fit the modern Apple apps design styles.
So, whether you deleted some important files by mistake, got hit by a harmful computer virus or hard drive suddenly became inaccessible, Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery for Mac would be a great tool to have.
- Easy-to-use interface
- Uses OS X’s built-in QuickLook
- Can save out a recovery operation
- Can use trial version to test a recovery
- No automated file preview
- A bit costly
- Editor Rating
- Rated 4.5 stars
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