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How to Recover Formatted Memory Card on Mac?

by Justin Kenny, 2016-04-17

“My digital camera memory card was formatted by accident. When I open it on my Mac, I can’t restore any photo. As the memory card has been formatted, so all the photos are removed from the memory card. Some of the lost photos on the formatted memory card are very important to me. I download Do Your Data Recovery on my Mac, it scans the memory card quickly and finds all my lost photos on the formatted memory card, I select the photos and save them on my Mac with no hesitation. Thanks for this amazing data recovery program.” – Linda

Memory card is widely used in our life. It stores data in mobile phone, digital camera, music player, etc. Both Windows users and Mac users have experienced data loss on memory card. For Mac users, it is not easy to recover formatted memory card on Mac. There are many Mac formatted memory card data recovery solution on the marketing. Fortunately, reliable Mac data recovery software can solve this problem.

DoYourData Mac data recovery software is designed for recovery lost data under Mac OS X. When the memory card gets formatted, the data will be removed from the memory card. DoYourData will scan the entire formatted memory card and help you to recover the data. It can recover formatted memory card on Mac in the following situations:

  • The memory card has been formatted by accident.
  • The memory card gets formatted on purpose of cleanup.
  • When connect the memory card with the computer, it asks to format it.
  • The memory card is infected by virus, all the files are lost or the files become shortcuts.
  • File system is damaged, the memory card becomes raw.

The Tips and Solutions for Recovering Formatted Memory Card on Mac

Mac Formatted Memory Card Data Recovery Tips

-- when the memory card gets formatted, don’t put new data into it, in case that the lost data would be overwritten by new data.
-- when the data recovery software finds the lost data, don’t save the recovered data on the memory card to prevent overwriting.
-- immediately download DoYourData on your Mac, install it and run it to recover lost data from formatted memory card.

Three Steps to Recovery Formatted Memory Card on Mac

Step 1: Connect your formatted memory card with the Mac.
Before start recovery, you should connect your memory card to the Mac that has installed DoYourData. Then run the program on your Mac, you can select the file types before start scanning the memory card. It can recover any format file on the formatted memory card including videos, photos, documents, etc.

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Step 2: Scan the formatted memory card to find lost data.
Select the memory card to start scanning.

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Step 3: Preview and recover lost data.
After scanning, you can preview the found data. If you can’t find all the files you want, just try a deep scan. It takes more time, but find much more lost files. Click on “Recover” button to save the recovered files.

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It is very easy to recover formatted data from memory card on Mac with DoYourData. DoYourData also can recover lost data from internal/external Mac hard drive or other storage device. The CFcard, SD card, SDHC card, MMC card, XD card, are all supported.