Canon digital cameras are one of the imaging and optical products manufactured by Japanese multinational corporation- Canon Inc. These digital cameras can be used for still photography and also for the purpose of taking videos. To store the large amount of photos and videos, these cameras make use of memory cards and flash cards. Most common storage devices used in these cameras are Compact Flash(CF) memory card and Secure Digital(SD) card.
Despite so many advanced features, it is not immune to corruption. It can get corrupted in many instances and lead to important data loss. The cards used in these cameras can be connected to computer using Card reader. When you try to unplug the card abruptly from the card reader during the data transfer process, it can lead to memory card corruption thus making photos and videos inaccessible. However, you can perform Canon lost photo recovery on Mac using the best of Mac recovery tools available.
Some of the other reasons for data loss from Canon cameras:
To overcome the data loss incurred due to many unexpected reasons, you must use efficient recovery software to perform formatted memory card recovery on Mac. This software can easily recover photos from CF card on Mac sytem after deletion or loss due to human mistake, corruption of card,etc. with an ease. In addition to CF card recovery, it can also restore media files from SD and XD cards, MMC cards, etc and can recover digital raw photo formats such as CR2 (for Canon), NEF (for Nikon), SR2 &ARW (for Sony), etc. This software can also be recommended for photo recovery from external hard drive on Mac.
Step 1: Connect Canon Camera or its memory card to Mac computer. Download and install trial version of Mac photo recovery tool on your Mac systems. Run the tool and choose "Recover Photos" option from the main screen as shown in Figure 1. Now, select either “Recover Deleted Photos” or “Recover Lost Photos” on the basis of your data loss scenario.
Figure 1: Main Screen
Step 2: After that, choose the connected Canon camera memory card from which deleted or lost photos are to be recovered and tap on Next option as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2: Select Canon Camera Card
Step 3: The application displays a new window to select photos and videos file formats, as shown in Figure 3, and click "Recover". Now the software starts scanning the drive.
Figure 3: Select File Types
Step 4: Once the scanning process is accomplished, the recovered data will be displayed. Finally, the recovered data can be previewed using “View” button or can be saved to a safe location by clicking “Save” option, as shown in Figure 4.
Figure 4: Save Recovered Photos