How to Recover Lost Data from NTFS Hard Drive on Mac?

Christina updated on 2021/4/8 to Mac Data Recovery

Summary: in this article, we will introduce a safe, powerful and easy-to-use NTFS data recovery software for Mac - Donemax Data Recovery for Mac. It supports to easily and completely recover deleted, formatted and lost files from any type of NTFS hard disk, external hard drive, disk volume on Mac.

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“Hi, I have a NTFS external hard drive and some documents are deleted. Is it possible to recover lost files from it on my Mac?” - Jack

NTFS

NTFS (New Technology File System) is a Windows file system developed by Microsoft. It is a read-only file system for Mac OS. In some cases, you may need to recover lost data from a NTFS file system on Mac. What should you do? Don’t worry, just find a reliable Mac data recovery software which is able to help you perform NTFS file recovery on Mac.

Best NTFS data recovery software for Mac

Yes, you are allowed to recover lost data from NTFS hard drive on Mac. With Mac data recovery software, you can completely recover lost data from a NTFS hard drive or external storage device, so you don’t need a Windows PC for data recovery.

Donemax Data Recovery for Mac is one of the best NTFS data recovery software for Mac.

  • Recover lost data from HFS, APFS, NTFS, FAT, EXFAT, EXT, etc.
  • Recover lost data from local hard drive, memory card, external hard drive, USB flash drive, etc.
  • Recover lost images, documents, emails, videos, audios, etc.
  • Recover deleted, formatted or even corrupted files.

Whether you want to recover deleted files or unformat NTFS hard disk, just download and install Donemax Data Recovery for Mac on your Mac computer.

Simple steps to recover lost data from NTFS hard drive on Mac

Step 1. Stop using your NTFS hard drive once you realize your lose important data from it.

Step 2. Connect the NTFS hard drive to your Mac, and run Donemax Data Recovery for Mac.

Step 3. Select the NTFS hard drive to start data recovery.

recover lost data from NTFS disk on Mac

Step 4. Click on Scan button. Donemax Data Recovery for Mac will deeply scan the NTFS hard drive and find every recoverable file.

recover lost data from NTFS disk on Mac

Step 5. Once the scan is completed, you can preview all recoverable files. Then select the wanted files and save them to a safe location.

recover lost data from NTFS disk on Mac

Please note that you can’t write to the NTFS hard drive. So, after scanning, just recover the files to another hard drive - such as your Mac SSD.

With advanced data recovery technology, Donemax Data Recovery for Mac is able to find all existing files/deleted files and lost files in the NTFS hard drive. You can completely recover all files from a NTFS hard drive on your Mac.


How to format NTFS hard drive for Mac?

If you want to have the permission to write and read the NTFS hard drive on Mac, you have to format it to another file system such as APFS, HFS, FAT, EXFAT, etc. Disk Utility is able to help you format the NTFS hard drive for Mac. Just run Disk Utility on your Mac, and connect the NTFS hard drive to your Mac. Select the NTFS hard drive, click on Erase button. Choose a file system and erase it.

Format NTFS for Mac

Please note that the lost data in the hard drive which is erased by Disk Utility also can be recovered by Donemax Data Recovery for Mac or other Mac data recovery software. If you are going to sell/donate your NTFS hard drive and want to permanently wipe all data from it, you need special Mac data erasure software.

Donemax Data Eraser for Mac is a certified data erasure software. It can help you format and wipe NTFS hard drive on Mac. All data on the NTFS hard drive will be erased permanently, can’t be recovered by any data recovery software. Follow the steps below:

Step 1. Download and install Donemax Data Eraser for Mac on your Mac computer. Open it.

Step 2. Choose data erasure mode - Erase Hard Drive and select the NTFS hard drive.

wipe NTFS hard drive on Mac

Step 3. Click on Erase Now button. All data on the NTFS hard drive will be permanently erased.

Wipe NTFS hard drive on Mac


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