Home > Mac Data Wipe > How to Format Digital Camera Card on Mac?

How to Format Digital Camera Card on Mac?

by Shirly Chen, 2018-05-14

How to forma memory card or SD card of digital camera on Mac? Don’t worry, there are many methods can help in formatting digital camera memory/SD card on Mac. In this article, we will recommend two efficient solutions to help you format digital camera storage card on Mac.

Solution 1: format digital camera card on Mac with Disk Utility

Disk Utility is a built-in application which can manage disks and devices on your Mac. It can help you format a digital camera memory/SD card on Mac. First of all, connect the digital camera card with your computer. Then open Disk Utility from Launchpad. It will list all hard drives and external devices on your Mac. Just choose the digital camera memory/SD card, and click Erase. Then Disk Utility will help you format the digital camera memory/SD card under Mac OS.

format digital camera memory card on Mac

This is the quickest way to format digital camera memory/SD card on Mac. The formatting process will format the digital camera memory/SD card and remove all the data on the digital camera memory/SD card. But, please note that the formatted data can be recovered by data recovery software. So, after format the digital camera memory/SD card on Mac with Disk Utility, you or anyone else still have the chance to restore your photos and videos, etc.

Solution 2: format digital camera card and permanently erase data with Mac data eraser

If you want to format digital camera memory/SD card on Mac and permanently erase all data information on digital camera memory/SD card to prevent data recovery, you can try this solution. DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac – the most powerful Mac data eraser can help you format digital camera memory/SD card on Mac and permanently erase all data information. Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download and install DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac on your Mac, then run it from Launchpad.

Step 2: Connect your digital camera memory/SD card with this Mac.

Step 3: Choose mode “Wipe Hard Drive”. Find the digital camera memory/SD card, choose it. Click on “Wipe Now” button. Then this data eraser will help you format digital camera memory/SD card on Mac and permanently erase all data information on the digital camera memory/SD card, beyond the scope of data recovery.

format digital camera memory card on Mac

Please note that once the digital camera memory/SD card is formatted by DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac, all the data including photos/videos will be permanently erased, can’t be recovered by any data recovery software. If you are going to sell, donate, give away or lend your digital camera to other people, you can choose this solution to format the digital camera memory/SD card.

The two solutions above can help you format digital camera memory/SD card on Mac. You can select one of them to format your digital camera memory/SD card under Mac OS. If you don’t want to recover the data, you can use DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac to format the digital camera memory/SD card on MAC.