Memory Card Recovery

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Memory Card Recovery on Mac

Have you deleted any photos, songs or videos from memory card while using it in Mac system?

Do not panic, because data recovery is possible using Mac data recovery software. One of the best features of Mac OS X is that viruses or malwares cannot affect it. Therefore, when Mac Operating System is used in your system, there is no need to worry regarding virus attack. None of the viruses can affect the files present in Mac system. Apart from viruses, there are many reasons due to which you may lose your files from your Mac OS X computer or from any other device that is connected to your computer.

Almost all users use memory card to store photos and videos in digital camera. Usually memory cards are connected to Mac computer using a card reader or memory card slot that is available in Mac computer. When a card reader is connected to Mac system, it will recognize memory card as a separate drive in the system. When memory card is connected to Mac OS X computer using card reader, you can transfer photos, videos and music files from memory card to computer. Many computers have slots for connecting PC cards and you can use adapter to connect memory card to the computer. In addition, you can transfer photos directly from digital camera to computer using cable. One end of the cable is connected camera and other end of the cable is connected to the computer. However, speed of transferring photos from digital camera to computer is slower using cable. Improper ejection of memory stick from computer or laptop is the most common reason for data loss, if you gone through such situation and now searching for a solution, then just follow the link;

Some users who are not aware of the file deletion process think that when files are deleted from any storage device they are gone forever. However, what happens in this case is that the content of the file will not get deleted but pointer that is between files and file system index will get deleted. The space, which is occupied by the deleted files, will be marked as “space available to reuse”. Therefore, until and unless files are overwritten by some other files, the deleted files will remain as it is in that particular location. As the Mac OS X will not reuse the space from where files are deleted immediately, file recovery is possible using some data recovery software. Once deleted files are overwritten by some other files, they cannot be recovered. Memory card recovery software has the capacity to perform file recovery after format error in memory card or accidental deletion easily. If you want to know how memory card recovery is possible after format error, then click here.

When files are deleted from memory card or from Mac OS X Lion, Leopard or Snow Leopard systems, then you must stop using that particular device from where you have deleted data immediately. If you continue using the memory card then it may overwrite deleted data and data recovery may become impossible. Therefore, before overwriting any data you must use SD card data recovery tool. This corrupted flash memory card file recovery software supports Mac OS X 10.5.X and above including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion. This CF card file recovery has the ability to recover files from CF cards as well as memory card that are formatted with FAT16, and FAT32 file system.

To recover deleted memory card pictures and other media files from memory card, you must follow the simnple steps given below:

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Step 1: Download and install trial version of Memory card recovery and by double clicking shortcut icon on the desktop launch the program. The main window is displayed as shown in Figure A.

Memory Card Recovery Software for Mac - Main Screen

Figure A : Main Window

Step 2: From main screen select "Recover Photos" option and after that to recover deleted files, select "Recover Deleted Photos" option from the screen that is displayed as shown in Figure B.

Memory Card Recovery Software for Mac - Recover deleted photos option

Figure B : Recover Deleted Photos

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Step 3: From the new window that is displayed, select the memory card from which files are deleted and press click "Next" button. After selecting the drive, select the type of the file that you want to recover and click "Next" button as shown in the Figure C.

Memory Card Recovery Software for Mac - File type selection

Figure C : Select File Type Screen

Step 4: The software will start scanning selected memory card and after scanning is complete, the recovered files are displayed as shown in Figure D. You can view recovered files using preview option to evaluate chances of recovery. If you are satisfied with recovery result then you can purchase full version of the software

Memory Card Recovery Software for Mac - View recovered data screen

Figure D : View Recovered Data

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

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