HFS+ is a file system developed by Apple and was designed to replace the Hierarchical File System (HFS) as the primary file system for macOS based devices. It supports larger files than HFS and uses Unicode for naming items. While it includes significant improvements over its predecessor, HFS+ faces the same data threats and challenges as any other file system. It can get corrupted by improper formatting, virus infections, accidental deletion of files, catalog file damage, master directory block damage, etc. Recovering data from damaged or corrupted HFS+ file system might be difficult, but with competent products like Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 8, it isn’t impossible.
Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 8 is a prevailing Mac file recovery application that helps you restore files deleted, lost, or formatted from HFS+ file system as well as other file systems like FAT32, ex-FAT and NTFS. The software is backed by some of the best-in-class scanning algorithms that enable it to scout HFS+ based Mac hard drives and volumes and make missing data recoverable.
This HFS file recovery software performs risk-free and accurate recovery of data from a number of devices like Mac internal and external hard drives, memory sticks, USB flash drives, etc. It can efficiently pull out deleted documents, photos, audios, videos, emails, archives, and other file types of more than 100 formats from severely corrupted volumes. Quite intuitively, the software automatically switches its scanning mode from Quick to Deep if it detects that the volume being scanned is severely damaged or corrupted.
Moreover, the product includes support for large fragmented data recovery from HFS+ file system and many other advanced features. Here’s a sneak peek:
- Customized Scanning option to Recover Selected data (Documents, Email, Photo, Audio or Video) or Recover Everything
- Can’t find volume option for HFS+, FAT32, ExFAT and NTFS partitions
- CD/DVD Recovery of UDF, HFS+ and CD file systems
- Encrypted File System Recovery support
- Support for Apple Time Capsule Recovery (Time Machine Backup recovery from sparse bundle disk image)
- HD-MOV recovery support
- Unicode Drive Name / Image Support for All Scan types
Additionally, Stellar Mac file recovery software comes equipped with an attractive and interactive user interface that has been revamped with a ton of exciting offerings like turn preview On/Off, scanning volume details, scan time remaining details, multiple views for recoverable data like Classic / File / Deleted lists, Quick-Look view support from 10.6 to High Sierra 10.13 etc.
The product is fully compatible with macOS High Sierra 10.13 and all previous Mac OS versions from 10.6.