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*Requires macOS 10.10 or Later, Secondary Storage Device, and Internet Connection

Data Rescue 5 for Mac

Recover lost or deleted files from your Mac computer. Our data recovery software can retrieve those priceless photos or important business or school documents for you.

Standard License

Unlimited Recoveries (Up to 5 Devices)


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Professional License

Unlimited Recoveries (Unlimited Devices)


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Deleted File Finder

We recommend that you try our Deleted File Finder demo of Data Rescue 5 before you purchase a license. This tool will scan your hard drive for lost files to ensure that your data is recoverable.

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Data Rescue 5 Download

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Data Rescue 5 Upgrade

Discounted upgrades are only available to Data Rescue 4 users.


What is Data Rescue?
Data Rescue is a data recovery software for Mac. Find, recover, and preview accidentally deleted files, lost data, and reformatted drives with ease. Go beyond hard drive recovery software. Data Rescue recovers files from a multitude of devices including SD cards, USB drives, CF cards, solid state drives, and more.

What is Data Rescue

Why Choose Data Rescue?
Our new design, features, and functionality make Data Rescue the most comprehensive and robust Mac data recovery software. With over 150 industry awards since 2002, you are getting a dedicated recovery software refined through success and experience. Data Rescue (purchased or demo) also comes with full, US-based support. We’re here for you from download to recovery.

Why choose Data Rescue

Try Before You Buy
Make sure Data Rescue is the correct Mac hard drive recovery software for you. Download a free demo to sample the benefits of Data Rescue before you buy. Perform a scan, explore our interface, and view recoverable files in our demo.

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Recoverable Devices

Mac Desktops/Laptops
USB Drives
External Drives
SD Cards
SD Cards
CF Cards
CF Cards
Hard Disk Drives
Hard Disk Drives
Solid State Drives
Solid State Drives
Thunderbolt Drive
Thunderbolt Drives
FireWire Drive
FireWire Drives

System Requirements

Operating System Product Version Product Page
10.10 or Later Data Rescue 5 Current Page
10.8.0 - 10.9.5 Data Rescue 4 View Product Page
10.4.11 - 10.7.5 Data Rescue 3 View Product Page
  • macOS 10.10 or Later
  • Secondary Storage Device
  • Internet Connection

Standard License

Digital Download


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Standard License for Data Rescue

Recover up to 5 different supported devices as many times as needed.

For Unlimited Recoveries

Recover an unlimited amount of drives with Data Rescue Professional.

Trusted by Industry Professionals

Data Rescue is designed and supported by professionals with over 15 years of data recovery experience. We are trusted by tech leaders such as Apple, Adobe, OWC, and Top Ten Reviews.

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How It Works

1. Select Scan Source

Begin recovering your files by selecting, “Start Recovering Files.”

Data Rescue Start Options Window

2. Scan Source Selection

Select the hard drive, volume, or device you wish to scan for recovery.

Select Volume to Scan

3. Select Appropriate Scan

Choose which scan works best for you and let it run!

Select Data Rescue Scan

4. Choose Temporary Storage

When scanning a drive you will need to select a temporary scan location.

Temporary Storage Location

5. Preview or Search Files

After your scan you can preview and/or search your files prior to recovery.

Preview and Search Data Rescue


Make data recovery easy with our...

  • User-Friendly Design
  • Advanced Search Functions
  • Duplicate File Recognition
  • Email Notifications
Email Notifications

Email Notifications

Get email updates about your current or completed scans.


Duplicate Recognition

Save storage space by excluding duplicate files from your recovery.


Advanced Search

Find files instantly with infinite search fields and new search criteria options.

Recovery File Preview

Recovery File Preview

View files from your scan prior to recovering them.

Robust File Support

Robust File Support

Recover more files than ever before with our improved file support.

Time Machine Support

Time Machine Compatibility

Recover your Time Machine backups without duplicates of the same file.



US-Based Technical Support

Purchasing Data Rescue directly from us gives you access to our excellent customer support team. Have questions? Need some help? Just ask and we’ll be there.

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Try Before You Buy

Be sure Data Rescue is the correct data recovery software for you. Download a free demo and give Data Rescue a try before your buy.

In-House Data Recovery Services

We support our customers from start to finish. That is why we have The Data Rescue Center, a full service data recovery center for devices that exceed software recovery.

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Professional, Courteous and Secure

Software Bundle Deals

Data Rescue 5 & Drive Genius 5

Data Rescue 5 & Drive Genius 5

Bundle Data Rescue with Drive Genius to monitor your system and hard drive for potential issues.


$118 $198

Drive Genius 5 & Data Backup

Drive Genius 5 & Data Backup

Bundle Drive Genius and Data Backup to monitor your system's health and protect from data loss.


$89 $123

Data Rescue 5 & Data Backup

Data Rescue 5 & Data Backup

Bundle Data Rescue and Data Backup to recover files and create backups to prevent future loss.


$104 $149


What's New

Email Notifications

Email Notifications

Receive email updates about your current or completed scans.

Advanced Search

Advanced Search

Find files instantly with infinite search fields and new search criteria options.

Duplicate Recognition

Duplicate Recognition

Save storage space by excluding duplicate files from your recovery.

Scan, search, and recover your files faster than ever before with Data Rescue’s new and improved features. We have modernized the file-preview capabilities, added new files types to the recovery library, and so much more. Your data recovery solution has improved. Upgrade and experience it.

How to Locate your Data Rescue Serial Number

Step 1

Open Data Rescue software and navigate to the “Data Rescue” tab and select “About Data Rescue 4” from the drop down menu.

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Step 2

Copy and paste the serial number into the dialog box above.

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