The USB flash drive is self-powered flash memory storage media, which is compatible with both Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows operating systems. You can use your Mac OS X USB flash drive by attaching it to the USB (Universal Serial Bus) port of your computer. Such devices are generally removable and rewritable. They are physically smaller than any storage device like hard drive, floppy disk, CD, or DVD. The best part of these storage media is they do not contain any moving physical component and thus they are safe from physical damage. However, like other storage devices, they may also face logical failure and data loss. In such situations, you need to opt for Mac recovery solutions to get your mission-critical data back.
The Mac USB flash drives are generally used to transfer data from one system to another and to create backup of your significant data. They store data on the flash media and are available in storage capacities up to 256 GB (Gigabyte). When such drives get damaged, all your valuable data become inaccessible. At this point, you must find out the cause of this behavior and then perform data recovery Mac by fixing it, to resolve the issue. Mac OS X operating system generally indicates the USB flash drive corruption with error messages, similar to the following ones:
There is no disk on the drive.
You have inserted a disk containing no volumes Mac OS X can read. To use unreadable volumes click initialize, to ignore and continue click ignore.
You may come across this problem due to any of the below reasons:
The file system of your USB flash drive is damaged. File system corruption can occur due to various reasons, such as improper system shutdown, user mistakes, and running disk repair utility on mounted disk.
Improperly remove USB flash drive from your system.
Accidental deletion of your precious data from the drive.
In all such cases, you must have a complete backup of your valuable data to perform complete File recovery mac. If backup is not in place, third-party applications come for your help.
The Mac drive recovery software are specifically designed to methodically scan entire hard drive and extract all lost, missing, and inaccessible data from it. They have interactive user interface to ensure easy recovery.
Stellar Phoenix Macintosh Data Recovery is the most comprehensive and advanced utility to provide assured recovery of lost data. The software works well with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard, 10.4 Tiger, and 10.3.9 Panther. It recovers data from HFS, HFS+, HFSX, HFS Wrapper, and FAT file system volumes.
How to Recover Files from USB Flash Drive in Mac