SD Card Recovery on Mac

Ever had that sinking feeling when you format your SD card with all your precious holiday photos. Before realizing that you hadn’t actually copied them anywhere? Don’t worry if you have encountered this situation a good SD card recovery software might do the trick.

Most people nowadays have digital cameras, smart phones, camcorders etc. Usually, these kinds of products have an SD card inside, which is small in shape but has a vast storage capacity. It allows you to store a huge amount of media files like photos, videos and audio. And the most important out of it I guess are photos coz photos mark down the precious memories of our families, friends and relations. It actually makes our lives more convenient.

Some common reasons how you lose your data on SD card

  • Accidental deletion of  your photo or videos from SD card
  • Unintentionally formatting your SD card
  • Power surge while transferring files from SD card to PC
  • Snapping pictures when the battery power is low
  • Damage or memory card error due to turning off  your camera unexpectedly
  • Using the same SD cards on different devices

After data loss due to any above mentioned scenario the important step is to – Immediately stop using the SD card which has your precious photos, videos and other files. The best thing to do is to plug the SD card out of the device and put it in safe place.

Why should we follow that step?

In order to maximize the chance of SD card data recovery. Theoretically speaking, a delete or format option won’t delete the original data saved on your SD card. The  data still remains intact on your SD card waiting to be recovered. As long as those data is not overwritten (If you continue to save more files, they might be overwritten), you definitely have a chance to recover them back from your SD card.

Whatever may be the reason behind the data loss. These files can be recovered by utilizing a powerful photo recovery software. One such powerful software is Mac Photo Recovery.

Mac Photo Recovery (Macintosh) is a wonderful photo recovery software which recovers all your lost / deleted data from your SD card. The software supports recovery of various kinds of files such as audio (MP3, MP4, AIFF, AIF, AMR, M4b, WAV and etc)  , video(AVI, MOV, MPEG, MPG, MP4, 3GP, 3G2, RM, M4V and etc) ,and photo(JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, PSD and etc) files. It also recovers raw images of formats such as NEF, CR2, CRW, DNG, ARW, SR2, ORF, MRW, captured from all popular digital cameras for ex  Canon, Nikon, Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, Olympus, Sanyo and etc. It is the best utility for SD card recovery on Mac. Additional to this supports all the latest version of Mac OS.

How the Recover your data using the software

  • Remove the card from your camera or any other  device
  • Attach the SD card via card reader to your Macintosh
  • Download and install Mac Photo Recovery
  • Open the software and stick to the onscreen procedure
  • Use “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to retrieve your deleted files or use “Lost Photo Recovery” option to rescue your lost files
  • The application scans and displays all the Volumes present on your Mac machine including the external drives
  • Select the Volume which indicates your SD card  and click  on “Next” button
  • The Software scans the selected volume and displays all the deleted / lost data
  • Select the corresponding files and folders that you want to retrieve
  • Preview the photo before saving them
  • Browse the destination location to save your rescued files. Make sure that the destination location is not same from where you are recovering your data from

Memory Card Recovery

Everyone has special moments in their lives that they love to revisit again and again. Great pictures of those moments are the best way to remember them. Everyone stores these picture on their memory card.

Memory cards are often used in portable devices such as mobile phones, digital cameras, music players and etc. They are very popular because of their features such as portability, high re-record-ability, higher storage capacity, small size, ease of use and lighter weight. There are various kinds of memory cards such as SD, CF, Smart Media, and the MMC Card and more. However, it can be heart wrenching when you lose / delete your files on memory card due to any reason.

It is important to remember whenever you delete a file from your memory card, its content is not erased but only reference to that files are erased. The memory card just marks that space free and is available. Contrary to what you might think, it is possible and quite easy to recover those erased file. However the most important step is to stop using that memory card. Because as you add new files to it the chances of recovering the deleted / lost files decreases.

Some common data loss scenarios on memory card

  • Mistakenly deleting few important photo files from memory card
  • Accidentally formatting the memory card either from the camera by using “Format” button or when connected to the computer
  • System displaying  an error message while accessing the memory card
  • An unauthorized person deleting the photos from your memory card
  • Memory card corruption due to virus attack
  • Data loss due to “Delete All” operation on camera
  • Using the same card on different devices

However, there is no need to worry about getting back your lost data from your memory card because any advanced photo recovery tool will be able to recover them back to you in a safe and secure way. The efficient photo recovery tool that everyone prefers is  Photo Recovery. This software has the ability to recover all the lost / deleted files due to any of the above mentioned reasons. It is a true memory card recovery software. Click here to download

Basic Features

  • Recovers RAW picture file formats such as NEF, CR2, CRW, DNG, ARW, SR2, ORF, MRW and etc captured from different digital camera for ex. as Canon, Nikon, Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, Olympus, Sanyo and etc
  • Supported image formats:  JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF, TIF, PSD, WPG, WMF, TGA, SID, QTM, QFX, PSP, PIC and etc
  • Supported music and video formats: AVI, AVS, ASF, ASX, 3GP, DIVX, MOV, MPEG, MPG, M4V, WMV, XVID, AIFF, AIF and etc
How it works
  • Eject the memory card from your digital camera or any other device
  • Connect the memory card to your computer via USB or card reader
  • Download and install  Photo Recovery software
  • Run the software and stick to the onscreen procedure
  • Use “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to recover your deleted data from your memory card
  • Make use of “Lost Photo Recovery” option to rescue your lost data from your memory card
  • The application scans and displays all the drives and the external drives i.e. your memory card
  • Select the memory card drive and click “Next”
  • The application scans the entire drive and displays all the deleted / lost  files
  • Preview the photo before saving them
  • Save the recovered files to your desired location but not onto the same memory card from where you are recovering from because the possibilities of the original data getting replaced are very high