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Stellar Data Recovery for Mac v12.1.0.0 Launched

An all-new personalized user interface with a host of advanced features and support for the latest macOS Sonoma 14 and M3 and T2 Chips.See What’s New

Stellar Data Recovery for Mac

Comprehensive Mac File Recovery

Stellar Data Recovery for Mac (formerly known as Stellar Phoenix) is a versatile, one-stop Mac file recovery solution for restoring files lost in various data loss scenarios such as accidental deletion, formatting, USB faults, and logical errors. With its all-new intuitive interface and powerful features, reclaiming your lost data has never been simpler, time-effective and stress-free.

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Recover Files from Mac Devices & Storage Media

  • Supports macOS Sierra 10.12 up till the latest macOS Sonoma 14 Edition.
  • Recovers data from Fusion drives, Time Machine backups and native volumes.
  • Reclaims files from external storage drives, USB drives, jump drives, and other compatible storage devices.
  • Supports restoration of fragmented MOV & MP4 videos from removable thumb drives and memory cards.
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Recover All Types of File Formats on Mac

  • Recovers files of third-party apps like MS-Office, Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, and more.
  • Restores lost Photos, iMovie files, GarageBand files, Pages’ files, and Mail files.
  • The ‘Add File Header’ feature allows addition of 10 file samples to create a new file type.
  • Customizes your scan for selecting one or more file types and faster recovery.

* Free download to scan and preview your lost or deleted data.

Powerful Comprehensive Solution

Key Features of Mac File Recovery Software

Reliable Mac File Recovery Solution for Home Users

Reliable Mac File Recovery Solution for Home Users

Stellar Data Recovery for Mac is a great choice for home users seeking a reliable unlimited file recovery software. Its powerful recovery algorithms ensure secure and accurate data recovery.

Recover Mac Files Across All Data Loss Scenarios

Recover Mac Files Across All Data Loss Scenarios

The efficient tool helps recover files lost due to accidental deletion, drive formatting, and permanent deletion using the 'Command + Option + Delete' key combination.

Customize your Scan

Customize your Scan

Customizable data recovery allows users to select File Types or Storage Drives before scanning. On-the-Fly creation of File tree & File Recovery improves file preview while reducing overall scan time.

Easy Toggle between 'Quick Scan' & 'Deep Scan'

Easy Toggle between 'Quick Scan' & 'Deep Scan'

The DIY tool offers – Quick Scan and Deep Scan. Quick Scan scans the drive superficially using the file system. While, Deep Scan scans formatted storage drives by analyzing file signatures.


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Save Scan & Load Scan

Save Scan & Load Scan

The software offers a "Save Scan" feature, allowing you to save scan results and access them later at your convenience. The "Load Scan" feature allows you to load the saved scan files to avoid rescanning of drives, thereby, providing flexibility to recover data at a convenient time.

Recover Files from Encrypted Media

Recover Files from Encrypted Media

The Mac file recovery software efficiently recovers files from APFS, HFS, HFS+ and ExFAT drives. It is also capable of recovering data from FileVault encrypted storage devices. A simple input of the FileVault password during the drive scan allows the software to scan for lost data.

Pause and Resume Scan

Pause and Resume Scan

The DIY tool offers a new feature to ‘Pause and Resume’ scan. This enhancement provides you with greater control and flexibility, allowing you to manage the data recovery process better. The users can preview and restore the recoverable files in real-time while the scan is progress.

Support of M3 Chip

Support of M3 Chip

The Mac file recovery software now supports Mac devices powered by the M3 chip. It efficiently leverages the computing power of M3 to ensure faster and smoother scans and recovery processes.

Recover Files without Additional Security Settings

Recover Files without Additional Security Settings

With improved security measures, the DIY software easily recovers data from native Mac drives without the need for disabling SIP (Security Integrity Protection).

Restore Data from Formatted APFS/HFS+/NTFS/ExFAT Volume

Restore Data from Formatted APFS/HFS+/NTFS/ExFAT Volume

The software supports deep scanning of formatted APFS, HFS+, NTFS & ExFAT volumes to restore files through a signature-based search. It scans for scattered file fragments and reconstructs them.

Software Walkthrough

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Step 1 : Select File Type & Drive
Select File Type & Drive

Select custom file types and choose a storage drive.

Step 2 : Scan Storage Drive
Scan Storage Drive

Use Deep Scan for rigorous drive scanning and click Scan.

Step 3 : Preview & Recover
Preview & Recover

Preview files and select the required ones, then click Recover.


Making Your Choice Easy


Recovers unlimited data.



SAVE $10
  • Recovers Permanently Deleted Data
  • Recovers Files from Formatted Macs
  • Recovers Files from any storage medium
  • Recovers files from encrypted devices

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Recovers data from a working or a non-booting Mac. Monitors hard drive health.



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  • Includes all features of Standard
  • Recovers files from deleted partitions
  • Recovers data from non-booting mac
  • Monitors Mac Hard Drive Health

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Offers features of Professional version. Also, repairs videos and photos.



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  • Repairs Corrupt Photos
  • Repairs Corrupt Videos
  • Repairs Multiple Corrupt Photos & Videos in a Single Click

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Stellar has 25 years’ worth of experience in the field and provides 24-hour free technical support five days a week, so you should be in good hands.

Sometimes the built-in Recovery utility just isn’t enough to address the data loss scenario you are facing, in which case, we advise that you turn to some advanced software that specialises in Mac data recovery such as Stellar Data Recovery.

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Stellar Data Recovery review: A fast, highly customizable file recovery tool.

Stellar Data Recovery is one of the best data recovery tools we've used, with highly customizable searches, a huge file-type library, and deep scan abilities.

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Addictive Tips

Our team has been using Stellar for years to safeguard our data against loss.

At AddictiveTips, we’re pretty demanding of any app or service that promises to manage our precious personal data, and Stellar is no exception. We won’t leave you in suspense, however, as it’s pretty obvious that we wholeheartedly recommend Stellar for your Mac.

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XDA - Developers

Stellar set out to create software that is designed for the people that prefer the DIY method of fixing things.

Stellar Data Recovery is the best place to start for your data recovery mission. It's the only software in the world that has the ability to recover your data as well as repair your video and image files.


Technical Specifications

About Product
About Product
Stellar Data Recovery for Mac
License: Single System
Edition: Standard, Professional, Premium, Technician
Language Supported: English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, 日本語
Release Date: June, 2024
System Requirement
Processor: Intel-compatible (x64, x86)
Memory: 4 GB minimum (8 GB recommended)
Hard Disk: 250 MB for installation files
Operating System:
(64 Bit only)
macOS Sonoma 14, Ventura, Monterey, Big Sur, Catalina 10.15, 10.14, 10.13, & 10.12


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* Free download to scan and preview your lost or deleted data.


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Steps to recover deleted files from startup disk are as follows:


  • Launch Stellar Data Recovery for Mac and select the type of files you need to recover.
  • Click Next, then select Macintosh HD, the startup disk, wherein you've deleted the files.
  • Click Scan. In the message box, click Next. Then, click Next again.
  • In System Extension Blocked dialog, click Open Security Preferences.
  • In Security & Privacy, click the Lock icon, enter the admin password, and click Unlock.
  • Click Allow to load the Stellar Data Recovery extension. Click the Lock icon again.
  • Close the Security & Privacy window. Next, click Continue in the message. Read More.


  • Toggle on the Deep Scan switch and click Scan.
  • After the scan is over, click the Deleted List tab to find permanently deleted files.


  • Preview the recoverable files and select the ones you need to recover.
  • Click Recover, then click Browse to provide the drive location to save files.
  • Click Save to recover deleted files on Mac running on macOS Monterey or earlier.

No, home users need to upgrade the software to Professional or Premium edition to recover data from non-booting mac.

No, you need to upgrade the software to Professional or Premium edition to use the Can’t Find Volume feature to recover deleted APFS/HFS partition.

To upgrade your software from Standard to the Professional or Premium edition, go through the upgrade steps here.

Yes, you can recover files from an unmounted external hard drive. The only condition is that the drive should be visible (be it in the greyed out state) in Disk Utility or System Information. Launch the software and from the select location screen, select the unmounted external drive, then click Scan. The software will scan the unmounted drive and allow you to recover data from it.


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