Professional Mac File Recovery Guide: How to Deal with Mini SD Card Recovery?

2017-03-31 23:26:33 / Posted by Rosa Reyes to Recover Follow @ Rosa

The miniSD Card can provide all the benefits of SD Card, but is smaller than the original SD Card. With storage capacity ranging from 16MB to 256MB, mini SD cards are extensively-used to save music, photos, videos and documents by increasing the memory of your phones and cameras. However, when using mini SD card, it sometimes will give us little headache, such as data loss caused by known or unknown reasons. This article aims to give your professional guide on mini SD card recovery on Mac.

Part 1. How do miniSD cards work?

The data on a mini SD card is stored in digital format. The solid-state chip (a small micro-controller, similar to a CPU) inside the card's plastic cover contains many tiny electrical circuits. The micro-controller only runs while data is being sent to or read from the card.When a card is placed in an activated device, a small electrical current from the device moves electrons in the flash memory chip. And if the card is not in use, the data can be retained without any power supply when the storage card is removed from a reader.

Part 2. Some possible reasons for file loss in mini SD cards

As we all know, memory cards like mini SD cards are sensitive to environment. Meanwhile, due to the small sizes of mini SD cards (generally 21.5 x 20 x 1.4 mm), they are therefore easy to get broken and result in data loss. Besides, when we use some unknown third party tools or connect mini SD cards with virus-infected Mac, it can also cause file loss. In addition, the file loss may also due to intentional or accidental deletion and formatted without making a backup.

Part 3. Recommended software for mini SD card recovery on Mac

Whenever a SD card becomes inaccessible or formatted, most of the time the stored data gets lost. Regardless of what problems you’re encountering, there is a chance that you could recover your mini SD cards, as long as there isn’t serious physical harm to your card, that’s to say, your card still could be detected from your Mac. All files remain in the same position on the card and can be recovered by mac file recovery technology. With the help of Cisdem Data Recovery for Mac, you can carry on mini SD card recovery yourself, without asking for an expert regardless of whether your mini SD card is from digital cameras, mobile phones or camcorders.

Listed below are the main features of Cisdem Data Recovery for Mac:

A. It can recover Mac lost, deleted or formatted images, documents, mail, video, music, archive files, etc. What’s more, it supports HFS+, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, NTFS, etc. file systems.

B. It can specify file type to get target files easily, which will greatly save your time and improve scanning accuracy. During the process, you’re able to pause, stop and restart it.

C. 5 recovery modes to make sure you find everything you have lost in all data loss scenarios.

D. Supported SD cards: Almost all types memory cards, such as SD, SDHC, SDSC, SDXC, SDIO, Mini SD, Micro SD, memory cards along with SSD, MMC, CF, xD, cell phone memory card, compact memory cards, which are used in digital cameras, MP3 players, camcorders, mobile phones, and any other types of media cards.

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You can get your mini SD card data recovered on Mac by very simple steps:

  1. Connect your SD card with Mac and download Cisdem Data Recovery for Mac
  2. Open the application and choose a recovery mode according to your needs.
  3. Choose your Mini SD Card and click "Scan" to start the scanning process.
    scanning process
  4. Preview and select the files to recover. (If you are not able to find all lost data, try Advanced Data Recovery Mode)

Related reading: Cisdem Data Recovery: Recover Deleted Files From Any Device.

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3 Comments Leave a Reply

  • J. Morales

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    3 years ago REPLY
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