Cover All Data Loss Situations

iBoysoft data recovery software meets all your real-life Mac file recovery needs. It covers data loss scenarios due to sudden power outages, improper ejection, human error, and more.

Mac Hard Drive Recovery

This Mac hard drive recovery software can be launched in macOS Recovery Mode without creating a bootable drive, or software installation. This file recovery software for Mac specializes in recovering lost data when Mac won't turn on due to macOS/Mac OS X crash or file system errors.

APFS & Encrypted APFS Drive Data Recovery

iBoysoft perfectly supports Mac APFS data recovery from an APFS formatted volume or disk. It also helps find the lost partitions and recover lost files from them.

Formatted Drive Recovery

iBoysoft software accomplishes successful hard drive data restoration by recovering files from an mistakenly formatted hard drive which is erased in Disk Utility, or formatted using a disk management tool.

Deleted Files Recovery

This application makes Mac deleted file recovery easier than ever. It helps recover Word documents on Mac as well as other deleted files from storage devices, or emptied Trash. All recently deleted files or permantly deleted files can be restored successfully.

Corrupted Drive Data Recovery

iBoysoft Mac data recovery application can restore all information from a seem-to-be-dead storage device due to damaged partition table or file system.

Unreadable Drive File Recovery

"The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer" is common on a Mac. iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac is an ideal tool to recover files from an unreadable hard drive.

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Now Ready for macOS 12 Monterey & M1 Pro/Max

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Apple Silicon Mac Data Recovery

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ARM-based Apple Silicon chip employs a completely different architecture which challenges the current Mac file recovery software. iBoysoft has made several exclusive breakthroughs in in recovering files from Apple Silicon M1, M1 Pro, and M1 Max Macs.

  • Recover deleted files or lost data from external hard drives on M1 MacBook Air/Pro or Mac mini.
  • Help create a macOS bootable installer to boot up an M1 Mac that is not starting up.
  • Accomplish Macintosh file recovery from M1-equipped Mac's internal disk.

T2 Security Chip Data Recovery Technology

The new security features Apple T2 Security Chip brings challenge Mac data recovery - professional-grade encrypted Mac file recovery capabilities are required.

Another highlight of iBoysoft Mac data recovery software resides in its powerful T2 chip data recovery technology - it can recover deleted or lost data from T2-encrypted Mac effortlessly.

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iBoysoft Data Recovery

iBoysoft Data Recovery is one of the best Mac recovery software. With its advanced data recovery algorithms and full file formats support, it helps scan and recover deleted files and lost data rapidly and thoroughly. Free download and get back your files today.

Mac File Recovery Tool For All Devices

Using this best data recovery software for Mac to recover files back from any Mac-based internal and external storage device include hard disk drive, solid state drive (SSD), USB flash drive, SD card, CF card, memory card, digital camera, etc.


MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, Mac Pro, iMac, and iMac Pro


HP®, Samsung®, Seagate®, Toshiba®, WD®, LaCie®, Intel®, Adata® and more

USB Drive

SanDisk®, Samsung®, Kingston®, Corsair®, Patriot®, PNY®, Verbatim®, Silicon Power® and more

SD/CF/memory Card

SanDisk®, Transcend®, Toshiba®, Lexar®, Integral®, SP®, PNY®, Kingston® and more

Digital Camera

Samsung®, Casio®, Sony®, GoPro®, Canon®, Sigma®, Nikon®, Epson®, Panasonic® and more

Apart from these storage devices, we also support memory card, memory stick, microcard, and other (RAID is not included).

Mac File Recovery: 1000+ File Formats

Office Files





3DM, 3DMF, TIFF,CR2, CRW, DWF, DWG, VWX, WBC, WBD,and more



AMV, ANM, ASF, ASX, AVS, F4V, HDMOV, MOI, MPV2, and more



AC3, ACC, AFC, AIF, AIFC, AM, AT3, AU, CAF, CDA, IT, KAR and more




Successful Mac File Recovery is 3 Steps Away

With a user-friendly and intuitive graphic user interface, restoring files on a Mac laptop or desktop only takes a few clicks.

  • 1

    Download & Install

    Get iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac with a free download. The installation only takes a few clicks. Then open it from Applications in Finder. You need to provide your administrator's password when prompted.

  • 2

    Select & Scan

    Select the partition, drive or load a disk image where you lost data or load the session if you've saved one. Uncheck Deep Scan for recovering deleted files. Click Scan to proceed to scan.

  • 3

    Preview & Recover

    Filter files by path, type, or time, and then preview recoverable files. Tick the desired files and click the Recover button. Save the recovered files to a different location.

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Choose the Best File Recovery Apps

Selecting the best Mac data recovery software can be a challenge since many options look seemingly great and they all work in a similar way. We break down the most important criteria about a data recovery software application for Mac below to help you narrow down options. Since data recovery process usually involves important data, you'd better select the most capable one

iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac PhotoRec for Mac Wondershare Recoverit for Mac Stellar Data Recovery for Mac Disk Drill for Mac
Advanced File Scanning Algorithms
Support Apple T2 Security Chip
Support Apple Silicon M1 Chip
Support macOS 12 Monterey
Data Recovery From Unbootable Macs
High Recovery Success Rate
Fast Scanning & Recovery Speed
Graphic User Interface
Free Preview Before Recovery
Secure and Private
Free Technical Support
Free Data Recovery 1 GB Unlimited 100 MB 1 GB 500 MB
Supported File Systems (encrypted) APFS, HFS+, FAT32, exFAT HFS+, FAT32, exFAT, NTFS, ext2, ext3, ext4 (encrypted) APFS, (encrypted) HFS+, FAT32, exFAT, ext2, ext3, ext4 APFS, HFS+, FAT32, NTFS and ExFAT APFS, HFS+, FAT32, exFAT, ext3, ext4

How Mac Data Recovery Works

Free recovery software for Mac by iBoysoft can recover deleted data and lost files in macOS and Mac OS X. The software is easy to use for data recovery beginners and its professional functionalities satisfy experts from professional data recovery services.

iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac is equipped with features as below:

  • Recover data up to 1GB free
  • Two scan modes: Deep scan & Quick scan
  • Free testing: Free scan & free preview
  • Save/load the scan session for later recovery
  • Rich pre-recovery filters
  • Recover Lost data in macOS Recovery Mode

About iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery Software Version 4.2

Upgrade History >>

  • 1. Fully compatible with macOS 12 Monterey and M1-powered Macs including M1, M1 Pro, and M1 Max.
  • 2. Faster disk scan speed
  • 3. Allow importing license for software activation when no Internet connection
  • 4. German version is available
iBoysoft Data Recovery

Technical Specifications

Operating System Supported:

macOS 12/11/10.15/10.14/10.13/10.12,
Mac OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9

File System Supported:


Hardware Requirements:

Disk Space: 32MB minimum space for iBoysoft Data Recovery installation

CPU: at least with x86

RAM: at least 128MB

Choose the Best Mac Data Recovery Plan

Data is more valuable than price. Select a plan that is most suitable for you.

Free Edition

  • Recover 1GB data free
  • Recover data from (encrypted) APFS drive
  • Recover data from an unbootable Mac in macOS Recovery Mode

1-month License

  • Recover unlimited data
  • Recover data from encrypted APFS, APFS, HFS+, FAT32, exFAT drive
  • Recover data from an unbootable Mac in macOS Recovery Mode

US$89.95 (excl. VAT)

Free Trial

1-year License

  • Recover unlimited data
  • Recover data from encrypted APFS, APFS, HFS+, FAT32, exFAT drive
  • Recover data from an unbootable Mac in macOS Recovery Mode

US$99.95 (excl. VAT)

Free Trial

Data Recovery Software for macOS Reviews

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Mac Data Recovery Success Stories

Paul Lazear Aug. 08, 2019

Great Mac data recovery app and even more impressive tech support! highly recommended.

Anonymous Jun. 27, 2019

Perfect - thanks for your support and patience. I will definitely recommend this best data recovery software Mac.

Sofia Nin Apr. 08, 2019

I am so happy that I found this software. It's also easy to navigate and user-friendly.

Jack Mar. 21, 2019

Asked a lot of friends, and finally found this software to help me find the data, so that my work and life can be restored to normal.

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Mac Data Recovery FAQ


To recover your deleted files on Mac, follow the steps below:

  • 1. Free download iBoysoft data recovery application on your Mac.
  • 2. Launch the program from Finder > Application folder and select the disk/partition that contained the missing files.
  • 3. Uncheck Deep scan for recovering deleted data while keep it checked for more thorough data recovery.
  • 4. Click the Scan button to start searching.
  • 5. Preview the scanned files and select your deleted files.
  • 6. Select the files to be restored.
  • 7. Click the Recover button to save the files to a destination.

Of course. As an Apple trusted and certified developer, iBoysoft's Mac data recovery is 100% safe. It has read-only access to your drive where you lost the data and will not damage your storage device neither your original files.


iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac Free Trial version allows free scan and pre-recovery preview of the documents, photos, videos, and other file types so that you can know what files are recoverable before purchasing.


It depends on the capacity of your hard drive as well as the performance of your Mac. If you choose to scan an entire drive, it will take a longer time than a single partition. Our Mac data recovery software provides an option to check the scanned results while scanning. If you have found the lost data, you can terminate the scanning process.

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