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Recover deleted or lost files from an SD card on Mac

iBoysoft Data Recovery is the best SD card recovery Mac app supporting from Mac OS X 10.7 to macOS 10.15 Catalina. Whether you have an SD card or a MicroSD card, iBoysoft Data Recovery can help you recover files from it.

Deleted photos from SD card? SD card is corrupted? SD card is not readable? SD card not mounting on Mac? SD card is reformatted? There is a good chance iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac can help you get data back.

Step 1: The first thing you need to do

Photo recovery from SD card: If you realize you have lost photos from your camera's MicroSD card, stop using your camera and take MicroSD card out of your camera immediately. The less you use that MicroSD card, the higher the chance to recover files from MicroSD card on Mac.

Most cameras don't delete photos completely from your camera MicrosSD card upon deletion. In many cases, your photos remain on the SD card until they are overwritten. However, if you keep using your camera and continue to save new photos to the SD card, it is possible you may overwrite your old photos, making them unrecoverable.

Corrupted SD card recovery: Even if your SD card is not reading on Mac or you get a message saying that "The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer", try iBoysoft Data Recovery. Its quick scan and deep scan method can easily recover data from unreadable SD card.

Step 2: Install iBoysoft Data Recovery

iBoysoft Data Recovery requires Mac OS X 10.7 or later version.

Once you have downloaded our Mac SD card data recovery software, install it to your Applications folder.

Install iBoysoft Data Recovery on Mac

Step 3: Connect your SD card to Mac

Your SD card or MicroSD card needs to be connected to your Mac before starting SD card recovery on Mac.

If your Mac has the built-in slot, simply connect your SD card to your Mac.

If your Mac doesn't have the built-in slot, you need an SD card reader. Insert the SD card into your SD card reader and then connect it to the USB port on your Mac.

Step 4: Scan your SD card

After the SD card is connected to your Mac, it is time to launch iBoysoft Data Recovery and start SD card recovery on your Mac.

Select SD card from iBoysoft Data Recovery device list and click Scan.

Scan lost data from SD cards

If your SD card is larger than 128GB, check deep scan option before scanning SD card. If SD card is less than 128GB, iBoysoft Data Recovery will automatically do a deep scan.

Step 5: SD card recvoery

Once the scan is complete, you will see a list of files iBoysoft Data Recovery has found.

Select a file and click Preview button to preview it.

iBoysoft Data Recovery files list

You will see the actual file. Previewing each file is the only way to ensure they are not corrupted.

iBoysoft Data Recovery preview

When you are done previewing, check the box next to the files you need and click Recover to save them.

Recover lost data from SD cards

Now you are successfully done using our Mac SD card recovery software, then you can troubleshoot SD card problems and fix SD card errros.

Of course, you can also reformat the corrupted SD card and make it working again.

How to format the corrupted SD card on your Mac?

Video tutorial for SD card recovery on Mac:

If you are a video tutorial lover, here is a short video showing you how to recover lost data from SD card with iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac:

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can I recover files from an SD card on Mac?

To recover files from an SD card on Mac:

  1. 1. Download iBoysoft Data Recovery and install it on your Mac.
  2. 2. Connect SD card to your Mac and then launch iBoysoft Data Recovery
  3. 3. Select the SD card from iBoysoft Data Recovery device list and then click Scan.
  4. 4. After the scan is complete, select the files you need and then click Recover to start SD card data recovery.

Q: How do I recover deleted pictures from my SD card on Mac?

Follow below steps to recover deleted pictures from an SD card on Mac:

  1. 1. Download iBoysoft Data Recovery and install it on your Mac.
  2. 2. Connect SD card to your Mac and then launch iBoysoft Data Recovery
  3. 3. Select the SD card from iBoysoft Data Recovery device list and then click Scan.
  4. 4. After the scan is complete, select the photos you need and then click Recover to start photo recovery.

Q: What is the best SD card recovery software for macOS in 2020?

  1. iBoysoft Data Recovery
  2. M3 Data Recovery
  3. Disk Drill
  4. Stellar Data Recovery

Q: How do I fix an unreadable SD card on my Mac?

To fix an unreadable SD card on Mac, follow below steps:

  1. 1. Connect SD card to your Mac.
  2. 2. Open Finder, go to Applications folder, Utilites, Disk Utility.
  3. 3. Select the unreadable SD card from left panel and then click "First Aid" at the top.