PhotoRec for Mac

  • Free
  • In English
  • V Varies with device
  • 2.1
  • (17)
  • Security Status

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Free, simple photo retrieval with PhotoRec

PhotoRec is a free digital photo recovery tool that can restore lost images from computers, digital cameras, mobile devices, memory cards or other storage media such as CD-ROMs. Because this utility ignores the device's file structure, it can retrieve data even when the file system has been corrupted. You can even upload a damaged or corrupted file to the utility's online checker to see whether it can restore it before trying a number of files. If normal restoration tools have failed, PhotoRec might be your best bet.


  • Restores most devices
  • Works on many file formats not just images


  • Recovers many files but not all
  • Slightly complicated user instructions

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PhotoRec for Mac

  • Free
  • In English
  • V Varies with device
  • 2.1
  • (17)
  • Security Status

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