Three Applications to Help You Format Memory Card on Mac


Why need to format memory card for Mac users?

  • I will resell, donate or abandon an old memory card. I have to format the memory card on my Mac to remove all private data.
  • I want to format the memory card on Mac to remove all files before I reuse it.
  • I will lend this memory card to my friend. I shall format it to delete all data.
  • The memory card is infected by virus. I have to format it under Mac OS to empty the memory card.

Memory card is one of the most frequently used storage devices for Mac users. There are so many reasons why Mac users need to format memory card under Mac OS. However, not all of Mac users know how to format a memory card on Mac. In this article, we will introduce three easy-to-use applications to help Mac users easily and quickly format memory card on Mac.

Three Mac memory card formatting software

Here are three easy-to-use tools which can help in formatting memory card under Mac OS. The different is whether the formatted data on the memory card can be recovered by data recovery software. Just read the information and choose the right application for you.

No.1 format memory card on Mac with AweEraser for Mac

AweEraser for Mac is a powerful data shredding application. It can help Mac users to format memory card under Mac OS and permanently erase all the data on the memory card. Once the memory card is formatted by AweEraser for Mac, the data on the memory card is lost forever. So, please back up the data to hard drive before you use AweEraser for Mac to format your memory card on Mac.

AweEraser for Mac is pretty simple to use. Here you can follow these steps to format memory card on Mac: run AweEraser for Mac on your Mac > choose mode “Erase Hard Drive” > connect your memory card with your Mac, and select it > click on “Erase” button to format the memory card and permanently erase all data on the memory card.

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No.2 format memory card on Mac with AweCleaner for Mac

AweCleaner for Mac is powerful Mac cleaning software. It also can help Mac users to format memory card under Mac OS. First of all, connect your memory card with the Mac and install AweCleaner for Mac on your Mac. Then run AweCleaner for Mac, it offers a tool called “Dish Manager”. The disk manager will list all the devices on your Mac, just select the memory card and format it quickly. The formatted data can be recovered by data recovery software.

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No.3 format memory card on Mac with Disk Utility

Disk Utility is a built-in application in Mac OS or OS X. Open it quickly. You will see all the hard drives and devices. Just select the memory card and click “Erase”. Then you can easily format the memory card on the Mac. The formatted data also can be recovered by data recovery software.

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All of the three tools can help Mac users to easily format the memory card on Mac, and won’t affect the service life of the memory card. However, if you want to donate, resell or just throw away your memory card, it is strongly recommended to use AweEraser for Mac to format the memory card and permanently erase all data information on the memory card.

Posted by Anna, 2017-11-14