Q: How can I recover deleted or corrupted M4A files?
A: You can get a powerful data recovery to help you recover deleted or lost M4A files back. The first important thing is you cannot save any new data on the storage device where your M4A file stored in. Follow the Next solution to retrieve your lost M4A files back easily and effectively.
M4A file, also known as Apple Lossless Encoder, is an audio format that is similar to MP4 file. The only difference between them is that M4A file contains no video inside. As an audio file, it has been widely used and open with Windows Media Player, Mac uicktime and iTunes, different music players. However, M4A file loss can still be caused by improper deletion, corruption and damaged or misplaced music players. If you want to recover lost or corrupt M4A files, you’ll need a third-part M4A video recovery program.
Recoverit Video Recovery is one of the best file recovery program, it can easily to recover deleted or lost M4A files back. This M4A file recovery support working on Windows and Mac, it can recover all deleted or lost data files effectively.
On the following steps we will perform M4A file recovery on Mac, if you got your M4A file deleted from Windows Media Player, you should download Recoverit Video Recovery for Windows. It will get the deleted or corrupted M4A files in 3-step.
Step 1. Select the Location to Searching Lost M4A Files
Launch Recoverit Video Recovery on your Mac, select the location where your M4A files get lost.
Step 2. Scanning the Location to Retrieve Lost M4A Files
Recoverit Audio Recovery Software will deep scan your disk/device, it will search your lost M4A files in a minute.
Step 3. Preview Recovered Files and Recover M4A Files Back.
The File Recovery program will list all recovered files, you can check your M4A files on the resulte. Preview some recovered files and get your M4A files back by clicking "Recover" button.
Note: For the safety of M4A file recovery, please do not save the recovered files back to the place where you lost them.
Due to macOS High Sierra (macOS 10.13) requirement, Mac users are not allowed an access to the built-in system drive from any apps. Therefore, if you need to restore lost data from the system disk under macOS 10.13, please "disable System Integrity Protection" first.
How to disable "System Integrity protection"? Please follow the steps below.
Step 1Reboot the Mac and hold down"Command + R" keys simultaneously after you hear the startup chime, this will boot OS X into Recovery Mode.
Step 2When the "OS X Utilities" screen appears, pull down the "Utilities" menu at the top of the screen instead, and choose "Terminal".
Step 3In the "Terminal" window, type in "csrutil disable" and press "Enter" then restart your Mac.