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SD Card Recovery on Mac OS X

Updated on Jan 21, 2019 by Daisy to Mac File Recovery


EaseUS provides you with an effective method to recover files from SD card on Mac. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac is a perfect program supporting Mac OS X 10.8.5 and newer. Whether you have an SD card or a MicroSD card, EaseUS can help you recover files from it.

SD Card Data LossLost files on SD card on Mac, how to recover

"I was planning to transfer some important photos from an SD card for Camera to my Mac. But the transferring process lasted a long period, showing no sign to stop. I unplugged the SD card from a Mac USB port directly. When I reconnected it to the computer, Mac OS X showed a warning message, asking me to format the SD card. I formatted the SD card and here is my problem - all my photos on the SD card are lost. I want to get back all of the photos and data from the formatted SD card, is it possible?"

Most of us may be faced with this message that asks us to format the SD card or USB flash drive before we can use it. If you do as what the computer asks, you'll absolutely lose your files. If such a problem happens to you, you may wonder whether you will lose all pictures forever. The answer is absolutely not. You still have a great chance to get them back.

Also read: Recover Files from Formatted SD Card in Windows 10/8.1/8/7.

Data Loss Causes The causes of SD Card data loss problem

Keep in mind, the less you use the memory card after data loss, the higher the chance you get data back from the SD or CF card. Before you start finding solutions for Mac SD card recovery, it also matters for you to find out how you lost your files on the SD card. And also, be careful to avoid these issues so to protect your data safely:

  • Accidentally deleted files from SD card
  • Formatted SD card
  • SD card got corrupted or inaccessible
  • Attacked by virus
  • Power failed

Card Recovery on Mac OS X Let Mac data recovery software help

The good news is all these data loss problems on SD could be settled with a professional Mac data recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac. It is capable of restoring data from Mac hard drive, external hard drive, memory stick, memory card, USB flash drive, and SD card etc.

Here is a list of what EaseUS Mac data recovery software can do for you. Check and decide whether it's your best choice for SD card recovery on Mac:

Supported Mac OS X OS X 10.11 - Mac OS X 10.7, macOS 10.12 (Sierra), macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)
Supported SD card MicroSD card, SDHC, SDXC, CompactFlash Card, XD card, MMC Card, Memory Card etc.
Supported File System APFC, HFS X, HFS+, FAT (FAT16, FAT32), exFAT, NTFS
Language Supported English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Dutch.
Required Space 32MB minimum space for installing EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard
Versions Free version with 1GB data recovery capacity after sharing (EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition), Full version with unlimited data recovery capacity.

Data Recovery SolutionHow to recover files from an SD card on Mac OS X with EaseUS

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac has a reasonable price and provides professional data recovery methods to recover lost videos, music, documents, application, audio, etc. - supporting a wide range of file types - no matter they lose due to deletion, formatting or damage. Besides, SD card and other storage device are all well supported by this software. You can activate this software by clicking the button to restore as many files as you want:


EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac

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Steps to Make SD Card Recovery on Mac OS X

Only three steps will help and do all their complex job. And remember once lost data on your SD card or Mac computer, stop using it. Or lost data could never be found again.

Note: Save the recovered files to another disk instead of the original card.

Step 1. Correctly connect your memory card to your Mac. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac. Start selecting the card and click Scan to let the software search for lost files on it.

select the sd card where data lost and click scan

Step 2. After quick scan and deep scan, all files will be presented in the left pane in the scan results.

scan the sd card to find the lost data on it

Step 3. Select files you want to recover and click Recover Now button. Don't save the recoverable files to the SD card itself in case of data overwriting.

click recover now button to recover the sd card data

To keep the promise - make users' life easy, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac performs great in dealing with data issue like how to make SD card recovery on Mac. It's also a wonderful Mac photo recovery software to help users get their precious memories back.

Data ProtectionThe best SD card recovery method

Use unique SD card data protection of EaseUS to keep your files safe and intact. It keeps your valuable data protected from accidental deletion. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac keeps a detailed record of protected files when they are deleted for later recovery. If you want to get the files back, simply check the protected files section in the interface, choose from the list, and recover.

protect data with easeus data recovery wizard for mac