Mac users have access to a feature called Time Machine that makes an automatic backup of your files and apps. The feature allows you to easily recover a lost, deleted or older version of a file.
To learn how to restore files from a Time Machine backup on your Mac, check out the following video tutorial shared by Apple this week:
In order to use Time Machine, you’ll need to connect an external storage devices such as a USB or Thunderbolt drive to your Mac. You can enable Time Machine in System Preferences to make period backups to your external storage device. Time Machine makes hourly backups, daily backups and weekly backups, depending on how much space is available. Your oldest backups are deleted when your storage becomes full.