For mac users, recovering formatted compact flash card on mac would be more difficult since there are less options compared with cf card format recovery on Windows. Don't worry, formatted data on the cf card are still can be restored with professional free tools.
Recuva for MAC? You probabaly have heard freeware iCare Recovery Free or Recuva and wonder whether would be such free too like recuva for mac to recover formatted data on cf card for free on MAC.
The sad news - no such Recuva for mac, however some other free mac data recovery software could do the cf card recovery on mac for free.
Retrieving files after formatted cf card can be done with the help of freeware Lazesoft Mac Data Recovery, which is able to perform a full free recovery on MAC for your cf card.
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Recovered photos or videos corrupted? You may need professional mac data recovery utility.
It would become more complicated and tough when your cf card is damaged or lost data have been overwritten by new files, which would cause more files to be recovered as corrupted, not openable files, such as your photos recovered as not supported in your image format when you try to open it, or your video won't play in your player...
Restore better quality files? TRY Stellar Mac Data Recovery that may give another option to recover lost files with better result.
Step 1 - Download and install Stellar Data Recovery for MAC
Step 2 - Connect your formatted cf card on MAC and select it in the software as target for recovery
Step 3 - Recover found files onto another media device