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How to Format SDHC/SDXC Card on Mac?

by Shirly Chen, 2018-05-16

format SDHC/SDXC card on Mac

SDHC and SDXC are commonly used SD cards. Sometimes, you need to format the SDHC/SDXC card on Mac to remove all data information, or just want to create new file system on the SDHC/SDXC card. And in some cases, you not only need to format the SDHC/SDXC card on Mac, but you need to permanently erase all data information on the SDHC/SDXC card to prevent data recovery. For example, before you sell, donate, give away or dispose SDHC/SDXC card device, you have to permanently erase your private photos, videos, etc on the SDHC/SDXC card.

Mac Disk Utility can help you format SDHC/SDXC card on Mac. It is very simple, just connect the SDHC/SDXC card with your Mac and open Disk Utility. You can see the SDHC/SDXC card, click Erase to format the SDHC/SDXC card on your Mac. But, the Disk Utility can’t permanently erase the data on the SDHC/SDXC card. Free Mac data recovery software can easily restore formatted data from the SDHC/SDXC card which was formatted by Mac Disk Utility. (Check how to recover lost data from SDHC card, how to recover lost data from SHXC card?).

format SDHC/SDXC card on Mac

If you want to securely format SDHC/SDXC card on Mac and permanently erase data from SDHC/SDXC card under Mac OS, you need Mac data erasure software. DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac is the most powerful Mac data eraser. It can help you securely format SDHC/SDXC card on Mac and permanently erase all data from the SDHC/SDXC card to avoid data recovery.

Easy steps to format/erase SDHC/SDXC card on Mac

Step 1: Download and install Mac Data Eraser.

Download and install DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac on your Mac computer. Then launch it from Launchpad.

Step 2: Connect the SDHC/SDXC card with your Mac.

Connect the SDHC/SDXC card with your Mac via card reader or USB cable. And back up important data to another hard drive or device. (Once the SDHC/SDXC card is formatted by Super Eraser for Mac, all the data on the SDHC/SDXC card will be erased forever, can’t be recovered by any method.)

Step 3: Format and erase the SDHC/SDXC card on Mac.

Choose the mode “Wipe Hard Drive”. Then select the SDHC/SDXC card and wipe it by click on “Wipe Now” button.

format SDHC/SDXC card on Mac

DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac will securely format the SDHC/SDXC card on Mac and permanently erase all data information on the SDHC/SDXC card, beyond the scope of data recovery.

This is the most secure way to format SDHC/SDXC card on Mac. It will permanently erase all data on the SDHC/SDXC card under Mac OS, and it will never shorten the service life of the SDHC/SDXC card. Don’t let the sensitive data falls into the wrong hands, just trust DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac. It is the right tool for you to reformat SDHC/SDXC card on Mac and get your data lost forever.