Memory cards are storage media used in the various portable devices like digital camera, mobile phones, camcorders, digital audio players, etc. There are various kinds of memory cards available in the market such as CF card (Compact Flash card), SD card (Secure Digital card), MMC (Multi Media Card), Smart Media card, Memory Stick etc. Lexar, SanDisk, Kingston, Sony etc are some well-known brands of memory cards. Compact Flash cards, SD cards, XD cards, MMC, Smart Media and Memory Stick are the different kinds of memory cards that are especially used in digital cameras. RS MMC and micro SD cards are basically used in cell phones and Type II PC cards are used in laptops and hard drives. The loss of media files such as photos, songs, and videos from the memory cards may occur due to various reasons on Mac operating system. Mac file recovery from memory cards can be easily done using good Mac file recovery software.
Mac operating system is quite popular as it provides a best graphical user interface and support for photo viewing and editing. It provides various utilities like iPhoto for images, garage band for music/podcast production, adobe south booth for music and soundtrack etc. As memory card uses NAND flash technology, they are not susceptible to physical damages. But, sometimes they may encounter some logical problems resulting in loss of files.
There are many reasons which may lead to data loss from memory cards on Mac operating system are as follows:
- Accidental deletion of photos by pressing command + delete key combination.
- Accidental formatting of memory card or improper shutting down of the system leads to data loss.
- Data loss can also occur if you transfer or copy files from one storage medium to another.
- Virus attack such as malware, spyware leads to corruption of files.
- Catalog files corruption.
- When the memory card is pulled out abruptly from card reader/camera during the writing process.
- Usage of the same memory card in different digital devices can also be the cause of data loss.
The stored data in Mac computer can also be lost due to various reasons like hard drive failure, file system corruption, power failure, and software malfunction. Taking regular backup is the efficient way to reduce data loss. If you don’t have back up of your files then in such circumstances you can make use of specialized Mac recovery software to get back all your lost or deleted data.
Remo recovers (Mac) – Basic Edition software is the best Mac file recovery software available in the market. This software recovers all your lost, deleted or corrupted files from your formatted memory cards. It can also recover the data from the HFS+ and HFSX formatted Mac file system volumes. You can download the demo version of this software from company site and evaluate the recovery results. The most advantage point is that it is very easy for users to interact with this software. Because all steps to recover deleted or lost files are mentioned very clearly with screenshots. One can follow those steps easily and recover all deleted or missed files. It can be used in a different version of Mac operating systems.