Smart Tool to Restore Pictures from CF Card on Mac Machine

Many people use memory cards in electronic gadgets like Smartphone’s, digital camera, camcorders, music players, game devices, etc. to increase device storage capacity to that of systems hard disks. There are different memory card types, among which Compact Flash card is the one. You can store audio, video, photos, etc. in this CF card. However, CF card is not safe for long time as it might delete data from it due to some unforeseen disasters.



Consider a scenario that you have so many valuable pictures in your CF card present on digital camera. As your CF card is full, you connect it to Mac machine to transfer few valuable pictures. To perform this task you select some images and with absent mind you click on delete option instead of choosing copy option. This single mistake makes you lose all images and other files. Hence, nothing can be worse than losing precious files like images, video clips, movies, audio files, etc. After this loss, you may start searching for best tool to retrieve pictures from CF card on Mac.

When you come across such incident, don’t blindly select unreliable tool among many software listed in internet. It is better to use Mac Photo Recovery utility, which is suggested by some technical experts. This application is 100% free from harmful viruses. Make use of this program to perform image recovery from CF card on Mac OS X as it will not cause any further damage to your Compact Flash card. Hence, you can make use of this toolkit for recovering your deleted photos without any confusion.

Scenarios for photo loss from CF card on Mac:

  • Unintentional Formatting: While formatting a partition on Mac OS X to reduce disk space occupied by unwanted files, you may mistakenly choose CF card mounted on Mac system and format it. This formatting wipes out all the data including your valuable pictures present in CF memory card.
  • Incomplete Transfer of Files: When you’re transferring your images and other media files from CF card to Macintosh system for backup purpose, if any interruption occurs due to sudden system shut down, then there might be a chance of card corruption and ultimately it will results in data loss.
  • Accidental Deletion: Sometimes you may accidentally delete image folder from your CF card instead of unneeded audio folder on Mac system. After deletion of data from the external storage device, it will not be present in Trash folder. It will be erased completely without leaving any trace in the system.

Once data is lost or deleted, user thinks that images are permanently deleted and they start adding new files in the available free space. But, adding data will make you lose deleted pictures permanently from the CF card. In that case it is even difficult to recover photos from CF card on Mac using any recovery tool. Hence once you face this problem first thing you should always do is to use reliable Mac Photo Recovery software. This application has a powerful scanning engine that scans the entire card to recover photos from CF card on Mac easily and in less time.

Excellent features of Mac Photo Recovery tool:

Mac photo recovery is the best application that can easily retrieve photos of all file formats like JPG, JPEG, TIF, TIFF, PNG, BMP, GIF etc. from the CF card that are lost on connecting it to Mac system. With the help of this software, you can also get back pictures from Memory Stick, FireWire, various memory cards, IDE / ATA / SATA / SCSI hard disk drives etc. at utmost ease. Using this retrieval wizard, you can easily rescue pics that are deleted / lost due to accidental deletion, corruption, formatting, etc. on all versions of Mac system such as Mac Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Leopard and Snow Leopard.

The demo version of this application is provided with clear steps and slides so that even a non technical user can easily know how to recover photos from CF card on Mac without much effort. You can even preview the restored images and check the efficiency of this tool. But, you can save the recovered files only when you purchase licensed version. In order to recover deleted picture recovery from trash folder, check this page:

Steps to perform image recovery from CF card on Mac OS X:

Step 1: Connect CF card using card reader 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.

Recover Photos from CF Card on Mac – Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: After that, choose the connected CF memory card from which deleted or lost photos are to be recovered and tap on Next option as shown in Figure 2.

Recover Photos from CF Card on Mac – Select CF Card

Figure 2: Select CF Card

Step 3: The application displays a new window to select photos and videos file formats, as shown in Figure 3, and click "Next". Now, the software starts scanning the drive.

Recover Photos from CF Card on Mac – Select File Types

Figure 3: Select File Types

Step 4: Once the scanning process is accomplished, the recovered data will be displayed. Finally, the rescued images can be previewed using “View” button or can be saved to a safe location by clicking “Save” option, as shown in Figure 4.

Recover Photos from CF Card on Mac – Save Recovered Photos

Figure 4: Save Recovered Photos

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