However, when your SD card is full of unwanted files, or SD card is unreadable or corrupted, formatting becomes very common to solve this solution. The way that you format an SD card has been the same for a number of years. Nevertheless, this page collects the comprehensive guide to format SD card on Windows, Mac and Android. If you have an SD or micro SD card you want to reformat with your Mac it’s a pretty easy process. Read on to learn how. Before you start, you need to mount the SD or micro SD card on your Mac. How to Format SD Card on Mac? You can use two easy methods to format SD card on Mac. However, if you want to use the SD card with a camera, then we recommend that you format the SD card using the format option on the camera. SD card of dimensions 32mm by 24mm by 2.1mm. These are your normal SD cards.
by Shirly Chen, updated on 2018-05-16 to Mac Data Wipe
SDHC and SDXC are commonly used SD cards. Sometimes, you need to format the SDHC/SDXC card on Mac to remove all data information, or just want to create new file system on the SDHC/SDXC card. And in some cases, you not only need to format the SDHC/SDXC card on Mac, but you need to permanently erase all data information on the SDHC/SDXC card to prevent data recovery. For example, before you sell, donate, give away or dispose SDHC/SDXC card device, you have to permanently erase your private photos, videos, etc on the SDHC/SDXC card.
Mac Disk Utility can help you format SDHC/SDXC card on Mac. It is very simple, just connect the SDHC/SDXC card with your Mac and open Disk Utility. You can see the SDHC/SDXC card, click Erase to format the SDHC/SDXC card on your Mac. But, the Disk Utility can’t permanently erase the data on the SDHC/SDXC card. Free Mac data recovery software can easily restore formatted data from the SDHC/SDXC card which was formatted by Mac Disk Utility. (Check how to recover lost data from SDHC card, how to recover lost data from SDXC card? ).
Format SD Card in Windows Disk Management. For many of us who are unable to format the SD.
If you want to securely format SDHC/SDXC card on Mac and permanently erase data from SDHC/SDXC card under Mac OS, you need Mac data erasure software. DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac is the most powerful Mac data eraser. It can help you securely format SDHC/SDXC card on Mac and permanently erase all data from the SDHC/SDXC card to avoid data recovery.
Easy steps to format/erase SDHC/SDXC card on Mac
Step 1: Download and install Mac Data Eraser.
Download and install DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac on your Mac computer. Then launch it from Launchpad.
Step 2: Connect the SDHC/SDXC card with your Mac.
Connect the SDHC/SDXC card with your Mac via card reader or USB cable. And back up important data to another hard drive or device. (Once the SDHC/SDXC card is formatted by Super Eraser for Mac, all the data on the SDHC/SDXC card will be erased forever, can’t be recovered by any method.)
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Step 3: Format and erase the SDHC/SDXC card on Mac.
Choose the mode Wipe Hard Drive. Then select the SDHC/SDXC card and wipe it by click on 'Wipe Now' button.
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DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac will securely format the SDHC/SDXC card on Mac and permanently erase all data information on the SDHC/SDXC card, beyond the scope of data recovery.
This is the most secure way to format SDHC/SDXC card on Mac. It will permanently erase all data on the SDHC/SDXC card under Mac OS, and it will never shorten the service life of the SDHC/SDXC card. Don’t let the sensitive data falls into the wrong hands, just trust DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac. It is the right tool for you to reformat SDHC/SDXC card on Mac and get your data lost forever.
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