Wednesday, 2 July 2014


How to Recover SDHC Card Data Using Mac Disk Utility?

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Disk Utility, a built in application with Mac OS X, performs various disk and disk-volume related tasks like formatting and partitioning. It is located in the Utilities folder in the Applications folder of Mac hard drive. Mac users can use it to repair minor errors with the disks and removable devices. It can be used to recover inaccessible data from SDHC cards as well.

SDHC Cards

Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) cards are non-volatile high capacity memory cards. The name high capacity comes from the fact that they have high memory capacity falling in the range of 2GB to 32GB. They are similar to standard capacity SD cards in looks, but support FAT 32 file system.

While using with Mac OS, SDHC cards can be partitioned with GUID Partition Table (GPT). They can be formatted with HFS Plus file system or exFAT.

How to Repair Corrupt SDHC Using Mac Disk Utility

The data on SDHC cards can become inaccessible due to many reasons. A large number of professional tools are available for the recovery of lost data from them. Before attempting them, you can try some inbuilt utilities of various operating systems to recover their data. Here we discuss using Mac Disk Utility to recover data from SDHC cards. Follow the steps given below:
  1. 1. Insert SDHC card in the SD card slot of the Mac device.
  2. 2. Open the Disk Utility program (located at Mac hard drive/Applications/Utilities).
  3. 3. Click on the SDHC card icon (can be seen in the left column of Disk Utility program).
  4. 4. Click the First Aid tab at the top.
  5. 5. Check the Show details checkbox.
  6. 6. Click the Repair Disk button and wait till the repairing is complete.
    Note: The progress of the repairing can be noted from the filling of the progress bar at the bottom.
  7. 7. Exit the Disk Utility program.
  8. 8. Eject and remove the SDHC card properly.
Note: For safe removal, drag the SD card icon to the Trash. Remove the SDHC card, when its icon disappears.

I think this post is useful for you. For more information, you can visit the official link to know more about the Mac Data Recovery and its functionality :


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