How to recover files from SD card on Mac?

SD cards are commonly used in digital cameras and cell phones to store photos, songs, videos etc. Your Mac computer for example MacBook Pro has an SD card slot so that you can read and write to an SD card. You just need to insert the SD card into your MacBook Pro to import the photos from it. You can also use this very compact storage device i.e. SD card to transport or even to backup the files. The storage capacity of these SD cards is gradually increasing. Generally, images are close to the hearts of modern computer users, especially Mac users. Designers and artists love good design and art so it's no surprise that they typically use Macs. Mac also provides some amazing image manipulation programs designed to edit and organize your photos. In addition to photos, SD cards are also able to store music files and this SD card is most commonly used in mobile phones to store the music files.

Consider a real time scenario, one fine day, your phone rang but not the ringtone instead the default tone. So, you checked your cell phone that contains SD card to store all your media files. When you open the folder that shows your SD card, you were shocked to see that your mobile phone was not recognizing at all!!! After that, you directly connected your mobile phone to your Mac computer using USB cable but still nothing!!! So, you pulled out the card and connected to your computer using a card reader in order to see that whether the computer recognizes your SD card or not. As you connect the SD card ,you get a weird error indicating that you need to format it. When you click on No option, then the Operating System was not allowing you to access the files from it. As the SD card contains lots of valuable files, you don’t want to format it. So, what you should do now???

Don’t Worry!!! You can get all your lost music and images from  SD card by using this reliable and professional SD card Recovery Software. This software can recover files from different types of SD cards including MicroSD cards and MiniSD cards. This software can easily restore pictures on Mac OS ( To extract more info regarding photo recovery on Mac navigate to page) i.e. both generic image file types and RAW image file types. It also has the ability to restore different types of files on the basis of their unique signature. Additionally, this software can also recover data from formatted or corrupted SD cards and all other types of memory cards. Data recovery on Mac Lion, Snow Leopard and Leopard is also possible by using this software. Visit Here to know more about recovery on Mac Lion

For instance, if you accidentally deleted or lost the files on the Mac Leopard then also you can use this software. Whatever may be the reason for deletion or loss of files, this software allows you to undelete OS X Leopard files with utmost ease and in less span of time. This professional SD card Recovery Software is also compatible with different models of Mac computers like Mac Mini, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac etc. The intuitive user interface provided in this software allows any no voice user to performs file recovery on Mac OS X with utmost ease.

If you have accidentally emptied the Trash without checking its contents and later terribly found that couple of important files were laying there; then use this hassle free application which can retrieve files from Mac OS X Trash with simple mouse clicks. It can sucessfully recover the files which bypasses the Trash if the file size is large compared to Trash on Mac operating system.

Procedure to Undelete SD card on Mac

Step 1: Download and install SD Card Recovery Software to retrieve deleted files on OS X. Connect SD card to your Mac computer and then launch the application. After launching the tool, select “Recover Photos” option from the main screen and then select “Recover Deleted Photos” option from the next screen to recover photos, audios etc. from SD card.

Undelete OS X - Main Screen

Step 2: Select the SD memory card and click on “Next” to start the data recovery process. As you click on “Next” option, the software starts scanning the SD card to recover the files from SD card

Recover files from Mac - Hard Drive Selection Screen Screen

Step 3: Once you finish recovering files from SD card, preview recovered files by using “Preview” option.

Retsore Mac files - Preview Screen


  • Take a periodic and regular backup of essential files in order to avoid data loss problems
  • Avoid removing the memory card from the camera without turning it off and use an antivirus program to get rid of viruses thereby avoid DS card corruption issues.
  • Use “Safely Remove Hardware” icon to disconnect the SD card from your computer

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