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SD Card Recovery on Mac OS X

Updated on Aug 06, 2018 by Daisy to Mac File Recovery


Are you looking forward a reliable method for SD card recovery on Mac computer under Mac OS X or macOS? This tutorial article tells you how did you lose your SD card files and it will show you how to recover files from SD card on Mac with effective methods provided by EaseUS software.

◆ Question: Lost files on SD card on Mac, how to recover?

"Hi, do you have any ideas about how to make SD card recovery on Mac? I transferred some important photos from a camera SD card to my Mac computer, planning to delete them from the card after the transferring. But the transferring process lasted a long period, showing no sign to stop. I unplugged the SD card from Mac USB port directly and when I reconnected it to the computer, Mac OS X prompt me with a warning message, asking me to format the SD card.

I did the format and yes, now here is my problem - all my photos on the SD card are lost. Now I want to recover the deleted or lost photos from the formatted SD card on my MacBook, is it possible?"

Sometimes, Mac computer and Windows PC would prompt the messages to ask users to format the SD card or USB flash drive before using it when people try to transfer files between computer and SD/USB. If you did 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. 

◆ Causes of SD Card Data Lost Problem

Before you start finding solutions for Mac SD card recovery, it also matters for you to find out how did you lose your files on the SD card. And also, please be careful to avoid these issues so to protect your data securely:

  • Accidentally deleted files from SD card
  • Formatted SD card
  • SD card got corrupted or inaccessible
  • Virus inflection/attack
  • Power failure

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

Now all these problems and troubles that cause data loss on SD card could all be settled by using a professional Mac data recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac. It is capable to restore 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 can EaseUS Mac data recovery software do for you to 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.

◆ How to recover files from SD card on Mac OS X with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac?

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac is an advanced data recovery software for Mac users, it has a reasonable price and offers 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 damaged. Besides, SD card and other storage device are all well supported by this software.

You can activate this software by clicking below button so to restore as many files as you want now:


EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac

Restore your lost files now


Click to Activate



Note: 1. DO NOT make any changes to your SD card before completing the SD card recovery.
2. Save the recovered files to another disk instead of the original card for safety's sake.

◆ Steps to Make SD Card Recovery on Mac OS X

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

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

For furthering keeping the promise to 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.