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Best CF Card Recovery for Mac

2012-09-17 18:29:18 / Posted by to PC Utilities Topic
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CF Card (Compact Flash Card) is a kind of popular flash digital memory card. The capacities are often from 128 MB to 64 GB. CF card has a larger size in comparison with other memory card types such as CF, Smart Media, Memory Stick, and XD Picture Card. But usually, it provides a lower cost per MB and faster speed. Therefore, it is still popular by cameras. Because of accidental deletion, pressing the reformat button in camera, or various reasons of injury , you might have lost your valuable pictures from a CF Card. Don't worry! Generally, they are still recoverable.

When files deleted, lost or formatted on CF card, they are not really erased from the device really. The storage system just put them on another place which is unaccessible and invisible. With special data recovery software, it is still a big chance to get them back. Amacsoft Mac Data Recovery Software is CF Card Recovery for Mac software to recover deleted, reformatted and damaged photos, videos, audios, documents etc. from Compact Flash Card on Mac OS X. It runs on the wizard-style interface to help you to easily recover lost files from a CF memory card.

It supports not only CF card, but also other storage devices, such as USB drive, memory card, mobile phone, computer, laptop, digital camera, etc. In this article, we will talk about how to retrieve lost files from CF card through Mac platform. If you are using a Windows PC, you can turn to Amacsoft Data Recovery Pro for help. Read on to learn the detailed tutorial on the CF card data recovery. First of all, you should click the below button to get the free trial version of the software.

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How to Recover CF Card Files on Mac?

Step 1: Connect your CF Card Camera

Connect the CF Card digital camera to your Mac computer with the USB cable. If you have a CF card reader, place the CF card into a card reader connected to your Mac.

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Step 2: Launch CF Card Recovery for Mac

Double-click the program icon on your desktop to run CF Card Recovery for Mac software. From the main screen, you will see the four recovery modes. Press the "Deleted File Recovery" to continue.

Step 3: Select the drive to recover

Choose the target device containing your CF card. Then hit the "Scan" button. The Best CF Card Recovery for Mac will automatically scan the CF card.

Step 4: Select the Files and Recover CF Card Files on Mac

The program supports display all the recovered files in thumbnails mode. Also, you may know the estimated completion time and sector number it scanned, and the number of found files from the interface. Choose the file you want to recover and press the "Recover" button. A window will pop-up, it lets you choose a destination to save the recoverable files.

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As you have seen, CF Card recovery for Mac is amazingly simple and doesn't require any advanced knowledge of data recovery skills. Using Mac CF Card recovery is safe and risk-free. The software performs read-only operation on your CF Card, and saves the recovered data to your hard drive. It is safe and simple.

It is suggested to download the free trial version of Mac CF Card Recovery software to see if your lost files s are found. It may just take few minutes.

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