[Ultimate Guide] How to Recover Deleted Audio Files from Windows, MacOS or Mobile Phone

Last Updated on June 16, 2020 by Jason Ben


I’m a music maniac. I often update the latest pop music and save tons of songs on my computer. One day, I was trying to transfer some other music from my mobile phone to computer, I found out that my audio files where corrupted. I am so depressed because I forgot to back up my files. Is there an easy way to recover audio files?

Recover Deleted Audio File

Many people prefer to enjoy listening to music, audiobooks, record meeting content, or download audio materials for some purposes using different devices like Mac, PC and mobile phone.

Considering these kinds of audio files can be of great importance to you, pay high attention to the security of these files. Audio files can get lost due to file corruption by virus infection or human error. You may also lose your music library on your MacOS, Windows, internal/external hard drive, SD card, or memory card by accidental formatting or device crash. No matter what reason it is, it’s really depressing to lose those important audio files, such as audio material for work, personal audio recorded files, valuable music purchased from iTunes and so on.

To avoid losing audio files from your devices, you should know about some common reasons that can cause the loss.

  1. Accidentally deletion – The top reason for losing data is deleting wrong files unintentionally. Especially when the storage of your devices is full, you try to release some space by deleting some of the files without backing them up in advance.
  2. Hard drive or system malfunction – This is one of the most common causes of data loss. Absolutely, the hardware or system malfunctions can be shown in many forms, such as electrical failure, head crash and more.
  3. Downloading applications with a malicious virus, unplugging the SD card inappropriately, formatting the hard drive, etc. can lead to data loss too.

If you have tried your best to find a way to recover deleted audio files on Mac, PC, or mobile phone SD card, but failed. Don’t worry, here comes the Aiseesoft Data Recovery, which has the ability to help you restore all lost audio files from computer, hard drive, flash drive, memory card, digital camera, etc. on Windows and Mac. It can also recover other deleted or lost files like photos, documents, emails, audio, videos and more. If you want to recover audio from smart phones, read how to recover deleted audio file from android phone and how to recover iPhone data.

It is powerful enough to recover data in any format. For example, images in format JPG, TIFF/TIF, PNG, BMP, GIF, PSD, CRW, CR2, NEF, ORF, RAF, SR2, MRW, DCR, WMF, DNG, ERF, RAW, and audio files in format AIF/AIFF, M4A, MP3, WAV, WMA, MID/MIDI, OGG, AAC, etc, this file recovery software can get all of them back with ease.

Now let’s check how Aiseesoft Data Recovery software helps you recover lost audio files in several clicks. Just follow the instruction.

Note: When you found out that your audio files were lost, confirm the location of your files first, and then don’t save any data to the same location to prevent data overwritten. In order to recover deleted or lost audio files from a mobile phone SD card, connect the card to the computer using an SD card reader.

Now here are the three easy steps to recover lost audio files.

Step 1: Download Aiseesoft Data Recovery.

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Install and run right after it is successfully downloaded on your computer. Select Audio. You have to uncheck the box next to Check all file types first so that you are able to choose to restore only the audio separately. Pick the hard drive where you lost the files, then click the Scan button to start a quick scan. You can also use Deep Scan which can search for the lost audio files more thoroughly.

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Step 2: Check the scanned result.

After scanning, you can preview the recoverable audio files either from Type List or Path List.

Step 3: Recover deleted audio files.

After you choose the files you want to retrieve, click Recover button to save those deleted files on the computer again.

Aiseesoft Data Recovery supports data recovery on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/(SP2 or later) and Mac 10.7 and above (macOs Mojave is supported).

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