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Recover Your Lost Photos On a Mac

written by: •edited by: Michael Dougherty•updated: 2/4/2010

If you ever lose your digital photos due to any reason like data corruption, disk error, etc, you need not worry because you can usually recover your photos from your camera, memory card or flash drive with Mac Photo Recovery.

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    Recovering Your Lost Photos

    Nowadays almost everyone is using digital cameras for taking daily life snaps. A digital camera provides you with ease in picture taking and due to the picture quality they offer, many people are switching.

    We use cameras to capture special moments of our lives and to always live with that moment by watching the pictures again and again. Photos taken by a camera are very important for us. We do not want to lose them because we can not get a second chance to capture the same moment of life again.

    But sometimes we lose our pictures due to reasons like accidental deletion of pictures, inproper use of the camera, error in the storage card, accidental formatting of the storage card, corruption in the storage card due to pulling of the card when the camera was on, corruption in the card due to turning off of the camera while it was writing to the card or early turning off of the camera during the write process due to low battery.

    Do not panic if such a thing happens to your photos. There is a solution for getting back your lost photos. Mac Photo Recovery is great software especially designed for Mac users. It runs on Mac OS X and lets you recover deleted, lost, corrupted and formatted pictures from removable storage medias like Flash disk, Sony Memory, Flash card, IBM Micro drive, SD card, Micro SD card MMC card, etc. Mac Photo Recovery works with different types of card readers, digital cameras and storage medias, which can mount on Mac as a volume. The program supports different image formats such as JPEG, BMP, TIFF, PNG, GIF and even different audio/video and other file formats for different digital cameras including Sony, Canon, Sigma, Mintola, Fuji, Kodak, Olympus, Panasonic and Nikon.

    The software performs a complete thorough scan and displays the photos that it finds. Once it completes the scan, it allows you to select and recover them. To use this program, you need a PowerPC or an Intel Processor, 256MB RAM, and Mac OS X 10.3 or later and at least 40 MB free space on your hard disk.