CF Card Recovery OS X

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Recovery of compact flash card data on Mac OS X

Things get dreadful when your CF card doesn’t show couple of stored files, on connecting it to Mac OS X. It’s obvious that this situation makes you go crazy and you want an easy way out. There are several reasons to blame that makes your valuable data to get miss from CF card. Losing data from compact flash card certainly create panic in you, as it may have stocked your favorite songs, collection of videos, official files and so on. To know about most regular scenarios, go through the next section.

How compact flash card data get disappeared?

As, it is mentioned earlier in the article there are number of reasons, but let’s get to know a common one, because of which most of the Mac users suffer data loss from their compact flash card on Mac OS X. Suppose you quickly needed to transfer some of your important data from CF card to Mac system. So you connect CF card and try to copy data, but you are notified by system that the volume in which you are trying to paste files is running out of space. In order to solve this problem you quickly select some of the files and hit delete. Sadly you realize bit later that you actually deleted files from CF, which supposed to be copied. This slip up may trouble you for a long time and cause a need for compact flash card recovery on Mac OS X. Besides this, few other scenarios are mentioned below that also creates need for CF card recovery on Mac OS X.

  • Removing connected compact flash card from your Mac OS X PC or any other Mac system between data transfer
  • Use of uncertified third party software for long time on your CF card
  • Downloading or copying files from unsecure source or untrusted websites
  • Making use of same compact flash card in various Mac system or devices

Above mentioned are the most commonly seen factors that you may encounter using CF card. Unfortunately these unplanned situations can’t be avoided totally, but following some good practices, you can possibly stay away from these upsets in possible situations.

Have a close look at below the listed points to avert data loss from CF card:

  • Try to take necessary backup from your CF card when you move any important files into it
  • Avoid making use of CF card in different systems or devices
  • Be careful while conducting tasks like deletion, formatting, reformatting, etc on CF card
  • Make use of certified antivirus tool to remove virus contents from compact flash card
  • Always wait till data transfer process to get complete and use safe remove option while ejecting it

Is it possible to recover data from CF card on Mac OS X?

Fortunately Yes!!!! You can easily restore data from CF card on Mac OS X, from all above mentioned reasons. And to do so, you need to employ Remo Recover. It is the highly recommended Mac data recovery product by industrials and other Mac users to recover data from formatted compact flash card, as well as from corrupted CF card. Since it is specifically designed for Macintosh users you can achieve 100% recovery of compact flash card data on Mac OS X computer. This tool offers a very simple graphical user interface that assists you to operate it in right way, because of which you can carry out uninterrupted compact flash card file recovery on Mac OS X.

Optimum traits of Remo Recover!!!

  • User trusted application to retrieve lost data from compact flash card on Mac operating system versions like Mac Mountain Lion, Snow Leopard, etc
  • Complete CF card recovery on OS X can be done, as it is crafted with extremely effective recovery modules and scanning algorithms
  • More than 250 different types of digital media files and other computer files are supported by this fabulous utility
  • Software offers “Find” option that aid you to search and sort out needed files on the basis of name, date, extension & size
  • Enables you to see rescued data after compact flash card OS X recovery using Preview option


Steps to execute compact flash card data recovery Mac:

Step 1: Download and Install the demo version of the software on your Mac system and launch it to open main screen as illustrated in figure 1. Before this make sure that CF card is connect to Mac system and select "Recover Volumes/Drives" option

CF Card Recovery OS X - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Select "Volume Recovery" as illustrated in figure 2.

Compact Flash Card Recovery OS X - Select Volume Recovery

Figure 2: Select Volume Recovery

Step 3: From the next window select the flash card from which you need to recover data as illustrated in figure 3.

Compact Flash Card File Recovery on Mac OS X - Select CF Card

Figure 3: Select CF card

Step 4: Once the recovery process is completed, the list of recovered data will be displayed.

Retrieve Lost Data from Compact Flash Card on Mac - Recovered Data

Figure 4: Recovered Data


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