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what is the best recovery software for imac

Posted on 2010-08-17
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Last Modified: 2013-11-12
late 27" 2007 early 08 duo core osx 10.5

just randomly my data on my imac was gone, i restarted my imac one time and all my music data and files are gone.

does anybody know what the best recovery software for my situation is?

thanks a lot

Question by:dbsocalpunk
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KazooSoft earned 400 total points
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Have you been running "TimeMachine"?

I have heard great things about:


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Thanks for asking your question with Experts Exchange.

Some of the more widely used data recovery applications for Mac users

File Salvage v7.0
Boomerang Data Recovery v2.1.1 Software for MacOS X
VirtualLab for Mac OS X
Data Rescue 3
Phoenix Stellar Data Recovery for Mac OS X

Wanted to provide you a decent range (not too extensive) of really good Mac OS X data recovery applications to review in order to determine which application would be the best
solution for your data recovery needs for your iMac.

All are good, so it really depends on which of these applications fits your needs as well as your budget.

Hope this helps.


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vks_vicky earned 400 total points
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Also give DiskDrill (http://www.cleverfiles.com/) a shot, its in beta, but still does a pretty good job.

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maharajgs earned 400 total points
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Stellar Phoenix is the best consumer recovery software available.
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