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Flash Card Data Recovery: 3 Steps to Recover Data from Flash Card

Flash card is a kind of storage device that makes use of Flash Memory technology to store data. This kind of card has been widely used in digital devices like digital camera, cell phone, music player. CF card, MMC card, SD card, Memory stick and XD card are all flash cards. Though flash card is a convenience for digital data storage, it is still hard to avoid data loss problem. Flash card data can be lost due to system error, accidental deletion, mis-handling, virus infection or other reasons. When facing flash card data loss problem, you’ll need flash data recovery software to help you.

Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac or Wondershare Data Recovery is one of the best choices for you. It is fully compatible with all kinds of flash cards. The most powerful feature of Wondershare Data Recovery is that it is able to recover a variety of files from flash card, including photo, video, office document, archive file, email, audio, etc.

You can now get a trial version to recover data from flash card.

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Perform Flash Card File Recovery in 3 Steps

Here let’s process flash card recovery Mac with Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac. To recover flash card data from Windows computer, please download the Windows version.

Step 1 Select Recovery Mode to Start Flash Card Data Recovery

After installing and running Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac, you will be offered with 3 recovery modes to choose from. Let’s try “Lost File Recovery” together.

Note: Please connect your flash card with your Mac and ensure that it can be recognized as a hard drive on your Mac.

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Step 2 Select Your Flash Card to Scan for Lost Data

In this step, the program will display all hard drives on your Mac. You just need to select the one for your flash card and click “Scan” to search for lost files.

Note: “Enable Deep Scan” is available if you want to get a better scanning result, but it takes longer than normal scan. Besides, you can refine the scanning result by selecting file type to scan.

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Step 3 Preview Found Flash Card Data and Recover Files Selectively

In the end, all found content will be displayed in folders or file types in the left. You can review the file names to check whether they are what you want to retrieve or not. Plus, you can even preview the photos.

Then you just need to select files and recover them by clicking “Recover”. Please select a location to save those recovered files. It is important to keep them in other location other than in flash card, because data overwritten can lead to recovery failure.

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