Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)


Mac File Recovery from Memory Card

Memory card is a portable, non-volatile secondary storage device that is generally used to store data, images, audio and video files. There are a number of memory cards available in the market, which includes the SD Card (secure digital card), CF Card (Compact Flash card), MMC (Multi Media Card), Smart Media card, Memory Stick etc.

Memory cards that are used in digital cameras are Compact Flash, Smart Media, Memory Stick, SD Memory Card, Multi Media Card, and XD Card. Memory cards used in cell phones are RS MMC and microSD Card and memory cards used in laptop and hard drive is Type ll PC Card.

Well-known brands of memory cards include Lexar, SanDisk, Sony, Kingston etc. Mac OS Xis popular because it provides best graphical user interface and because of its support for photo viewing and editing. Mac OS X provides utilities like iPhoto for photos, Adobe Southbooth for music and sound track editing, GarageBand for music/podcast production etc.

Some scenarios, in which you might lose files from memory card on Mac, are discussed below:

Memory cards can be used in different devices and on computers running on different platforms and therefore they can get corrupted easily. Few necessary precautions that you must follow if you are using memory card frequently are discussed below:

If you have lost your data including images and other media files from your memory card on Mac, you can recover files from SDHC card by using a good file recovery utility. One of the best available tools is Mac file recovery. The software will recover deleted files from Kingston memory card with ease. No professional skill is required to use this software all that required is few clicks to recover all your data. This software can also be used to retrieve SD card files and restore lost or deleted data from it. Sometimes while copying files with cut and paste option from CF card on computer then it may lead to file deletion if there is a improper termination of your PC during copying process. By using this application you can also retrieve CF card data.

Recent Updates

Memory Card Recovery software is now updated with more features and algorithms to make photo recovery on a camera memory card much easy. Some new algorithms are added to restore images and videos lost or deleted from the memory card of your camera. Use the link to follow the steps in recovery process:

Steps to recover the data from memory card on Mac

Step 1: Download demo version of the software in your system and connect your memory card to the PC, which will be detected as an external drive. When you run the software, three options i.e. "Recover File", "Recover Photo" and "Recover Volume/Drive" will be displayed as shown in figure 1. Select "Recover File" option.

Mac file recovery main window

Figure 1 : Main window

Step 2: From the next window select "Recover Deleted File" option if your file is deleted from memory card or "Recover Lost File" option if you have lost your file from memory card as shown in figure 2.

Recover deleted or lost files window

Figure 2 : File recovery options

Step 3: Select the volume from which you want to recover your data and click "Next" to select the file type you want to recover as shown in figure 3.

Select volume window

Figure 3 : Select volume

Step 4: Once you click "Next" the recovery process will start. After it completes, all recovered data will be displayed as shown in figure 4. You can use "Save Recovery Session" option to save the scanned information.

View recovered data

Figure 4 : Recovered data

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