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How to Recover Formatted SD Card Mac

How Can I Recover Formatted SD Card on Mac?

I have a Sandisk SD card, which I formatted carelessly this morning. All my photos and videos are gone. I feel so regret 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 formatted SD card Mac with ease. As no data has been put into your SD card since it was formatted, you can try using a Mac formatted SD card recovery application to get all your formatted files back.

Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac is one of the best unformat SD card mac programs that enables you to recover a huge amount of files types from formatted SD card on Mac, including image, video, audio file, document file, etc. No matter you are using iMac, Macbook, Macbook Air or Macbook pro, this tool can easily solve your problem.

Download the trial version from below, and then you can begin formatted SD card recovery Mac in some simple clicks.

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3 Steps to Recover Formatted SD Card Data on Mac

Step 1 Choose recovery mode to recover formatted SD card Mac

Install Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac on your Mac and run it. The program will offer you some recovery methods, just as you can see from the image below. Read the instructions in the window carefully and then you can select the best recovery methods for you.

Here, to perform Mac formatted SD card recovery, you can take “Lost File Recovery” as a try.

Note: Please ensure that your SD card can be well connected with your Mac.

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Step 2 Scan formatted SD card for lost files

Now all partitions will all be displayed in the window. You just need to select the drive letter for your SD card and click “Scan” to begin searching for lost data.

Note: Since the data was lost because of card formatting, you need to select “Enable Deep Scan” option in the window.

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Step 3 Preview and recover formatted SD card data on Mac

When the scan finishes, all found data on your formatted card will be displayed in folders in the window. You can preview original file names to check how many lost files can be recovered.

Then you just need to select files you want to recover and click “Recover” to save them on your Mac.

Note: Please do not save the recoverable files back to your SD card after the recovery. You can select a folder on your Mac to keep them.

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