How to Recover Data from Formatted SD Card on Mac

This article we'll introduce the best SD card recovery software to help you recover data and files from formatted SD card on Mac.

"Q: How can I recover my formatted memory card?
I have a SanDisk SD card, which I formatted carelessly this morning and all my photos and videos are gone. I feel so regretful now. I really need my photos back. Is there any good solution that I can recover formatted SD card on Mac? I’m using an iMac and I have not used my SD card since then. Many thanks!"

Frankly speaking, accidental formatting is one of the main reasons that cause SD card data loss. Though it is annoying, you can still recover data from formatted SD card with an efficient SD card recovery tool. As no data has been added into your SD card since it was formatted, you can get a powerful SD Data Recovery software to help you. The follow guide we will show you the best solution to recover data from formatted SD card on Mac with Recoverit Data Recovery software.

Part 1. Recoverit Data Recovery - The Best SD Card Recovery Software

Recoverit Data Recovery for Mac is a reliable data recovery program. It can easily to recover data and files from formatted SD card on Mac or Windows computer.

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Recoverit Data Recovery - The Best SD Card Recovery Software

  • Recover deleted or lost data and files from formatted SD card effectively, safely and completely.
  • Recover any data and file types from SD card like photos, videos and music with high success rate.
  • Recover data from SD card due to accidental deletion, virus attacked and devices system crashed.
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS 10.13, macOS 10.12, OS X 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6.

Video Tutorial on How to Recover Data from Formatted SD Card

This video guide is focus on how to recover deleted or lost files from formatted disk on Windows computer, it is the same tutorial for formatted SD card recovery.


Part 2. How to Recover Data from Formatted SD Card on Mac

Download and install Recoverit Data Recovery for Mac on your computer, please connect your formatted SD card to the computer. This tutorial will show you how to recover formatted SD card on Mac, if you are using Windows computer, you can download Recoverit Windows version and go on.

Step 1. Select You D Card to Get Started

Launch Recoverit Mac Data Recovery, select your formatted SD card device and click "Start" button to process.

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Step 2. Scanning Formatted SD Card for Lost Files

Recoverit SD Card Recovery software will start to scan your formatted SD card, it will take for a while to completed the process of scanning.

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Step 3. Preview and Recover Formatted SD Card

When the scan finishes, all recovered data on your formatted card will be displayed in folders in the window. You can preview some recovered photos, select your data and files and click "Recover" button to get them back.

Note: Please do not save the recovered files back to your SD card after the recovery, you should select a folder on your Mac to keep them safe.

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With the simple steps and the high recovery rate, get download the best SD card recovery software and try it for now.

Note: Recover Lost Mac Data under Mac OS X 10.13 (High Sierra)

Due to macOS High Sierra (macOS 10.13) requirement, Mac users are not allowed an access to the built-in system drive from any apps. Therefore, if you need to restore lost data from the system disk under macOS 10.13, please "disable System Integrity Protection" first.

How to disable "System Integrity protection"? Please follow the steps below.

Step 1Reboot the Mac and hold down "Command + R" keys simultaneously after you hear the startup chime, this will boot OS X into Recovery Mode.

Step 2When the "OS X Utilities" screen appears, pull down the "Utilities" menu at the top of the screen instead, and choose "Terminal".

Step 3In the "Terminal" window, type in "csrutil disable" and press "Enter" then restart your Mac.

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