BRAND NEW UPDATE: It now works on the startup drive! keep reading for details:Enhanced for Lion
FileAngel Lite is the most effective and easiest to use Mac Data Recovery Software available. It can undelete files from any kind of media that you can connect to your Mac, from phones to cameras to hard drives. It's fully functional on internal & external drives, and is fully 10.8 compatible if you purchase the App Store version - because that makes the website version automatically registered with no further steps required! All you have to do is download it from the website and boom - it just works.
It recovers files from the trash after it's been emptied, and files from formatted, corrupted, or unmountable disks. You'll be surprised at what it'll find.
In the same way you browse through your regular files using the Finder, FileAngel will scan your disks for permanently deleted files and allow you to view them in a media rich file browser window.
It works on virtually any kind of media, from standard Macintosh disks, to disks from other operating systems that are unreadable in OS X. It is also designed to withstand physical faults on the media it is used on, allowing it to skip over unreadable parts (whether it's a hard drive with the infamous click of death, a scratched CD, or a USB pen drive with bad blocks).
Most people find the results remarkable. Bringing back hundreds of thousands of files on a big disk, and bringing back memories from years ago.
With a copy of this at hand you are guaranteed to run into people that have accidentally deleted files off their digital cameras and memory sticks and such, and will be able to help them out. From the experience of this company, the amount of relief and surprise you will see in the people you help is overwhelming.
Media rich interface
Tolerant of physically faulty media
Content-based scanning to be media type independent
Search either for solely erased files, or for any file present on the disk
Media type independent. Works on any device you can plug in to your computer that acts as a disk
Works on SSD drives
Enhanced Digital Camera support, including implementation of professional file formats
Enhanced USB Key Drive support
Enhanced CD/DVD support
The most robust and consistent results you can get
It is recommended to have a separate drive to save the recovered files to. This could be another hard disk partition, an external drive, a USB Key, or a web disk
FileAngel Lite (com.felixdev.fileangel) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com.
Operating System: Mac
Default Install Path: /Applications/FileAngel Lite.app
Minimum OS version: 10.6
Copyright: (c)2011 www.felixdev.com