Top 3 free data recovery software for Mac

1. M3 Data Recovery for Mac

M3 Data Recovery is a free data recovery software which can recover deleted files from emptied trash, recover data from formatted, inaccessible, unreadable, unmountable, corrupted drive in Mac.

Supported OS: macOS High Sierra 10.13/10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7

Supported file systems: APFS, encrypted APFS, HFS+, FAT32, exFAT

Supported storage devices:Macintosh HD, external hard drive, USB drive, flash drive, SD card, memory card, etc.

Advantages: High success rate, easy-to-use user interface, full version available for free trial.

Disadvantages: Free version is limited to recover 1GB data.

2. iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac

iBoysoft Data Recovery is a another free data recovery software which can recover deleted files from emptied trash, recover data from formatted, inaccessible, unreadable, unmountable, corrupted drive in Mac.

Supported OS: macOS High Sierra 10.13/10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7

Supported file systems: APFS, encrypted APFS, HFS+, FAT32, exFAT

Supported storage devices:Macintosh HD, external hard drive, USB drive, flash drive, SD card, memory card, etc.

Advantages: Intuitive design, easy-to-use, powerful recovery capacity, preview before recovery, exceptional performance.

Disadvantages: Free version is limited to recover 1GB data.

3. Disk Drill for Mac

Disk Drill is a great Mac data recovery software that does not only provide data recovery solutions, but also is packed with useful disk tools for all data professionals and home users. The following extra tools are free and packed in Disk Drill right out-of-the-box. There's no need to buy more apps to clean up your Macintosh, find duplicates on your hard drive, backup your data, or monitor your disks' health.

Supported OS: macOS High Sierra 10.13/10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8

Supported file systems: HFS+, FAT32, exFAT, NTFS, EXT3, EXT4

Supported storage devices:Macintosh HD, external hard drive, USB drive, flash drive, SD card, memory card, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Android device, etc.

Advantages: Comes with a SMART disk to monitor your hardware's disk status.

Disadvantages: Free version only allows files scan and preview, difficult to navigate