The Mac is the most advance computing system which is used for many types of work and critical data are saved in the Mac drive. But there can be cases where the data is lost from the drive so you must know how to handle Mac data loss situation and also about getting the data back. The data loss can occur due to silly mistakes by the use where has deleted the files. Although the deleted files can be found in the trash but if it is empty then you will have to look for other sources of recovery. In some cases corruption of drive is the cause of data loss. You can fix the drive by using the disk utility program and if the corruption is severe you may have to format the drive. You should not use the drive for any other purpose unless you complete the data recovery process because if the lost files are overwritten by new files the chances of recovery reduces. If the time machine is working then data can be recovered easily but if it fails then you will have to use the Mac data recovery software. It performs a full scan of the Mac drive and retrieves the list of files for recovery in preview where you can select them for recovery. You can access the restored files on the Mac drive. Now you know how to handle Mac data loss situation so you should get the software and recover precious data.