Recover Files from DSLR Camera on Mac

Digital SLR camera is one of the coolest gadgets in modern era. These cameras have very fast startup time and minimal shutter delay. The photos which you capture from these devices are fantastic and even the quality of the pictures are high. And further more these devices are capable of capturing thousand’s of photos in a single charge of a battery.

But you must also consider the fact that these captured digital photos can get easily deleted with a push of a “Delete” button. One wrong move and all your photos from that DSLR camera are lost. However the good news is that the deleted photos are not gone forever. Only the storage spaces are marked as blank for reuse. Hence making recovery very much possible, so when you experience any file or data loss from your DSLR. Stop using the camera device immediately or remove the memory card and keep it in a safe place.

Reasons for data loss on DSLR camera are:

  • Accidental Deletion: Pictures or photos deleted by mistake or by the press of “Delete” button
  • Format: By formatting the DSLR cameras memory card intentionally or unintentionally
  • Camera Card Corruption: Memory card of the DSLR camera corrupted due to virus infection
  • Improper Removal: Ejecting the memory card without taking proper precautions
  • Software Failure: Software malfunction or read write error due to which files get deleted
  • File Transfer Error: Interruption while transferring data from DSLR to PC or vice versa
  • Improper handling: Using the same DSLR’s memory card on different OS or on different devices

Even after such unintentional or accidental deletion, these files can be recovered with the aid of a photo recovery software. Choosing the right one is not so easy.

Which photo recovery to use?

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is an essential tool, which helps you recover your digital images, RAW pictures and your videos that are lost or deleted. This software recovers data even if the DSLR’s card is corrupt or formatted. The utility supports recovery of data from all digital SLR cameras such as Samsung, Nikon, Cannon, Sony, LG, Olympus, Pentax and many more. Additional to this, it also recovers data from other storage devices such as Hard disk, iPods, Music players, Digital multimedia players, USB and etc.

How to use the software to retrieve DSLR data?

  • Download the software Yodot Mac Photo Recovery and install it to your system / laptop
  • Plug in your DSLR camera via USB cable
  • Open the application and follow the main screen steps
  • To recover your deleted files use “Deleted Photo Recovery” option and use “Lost File Recovery” option to recover your lost files
  • The software scans and displays all the internal and external Volumes connected to the computer, choose the Volume which represents your DSLR camera and click “Next”
  • The tool repeats the scanning process and shows all the deleted and lost files from it
  • Select the photo or video files which you would like to recover, you can also preview the photo files before saving them
  • Save the recovered files to your desired location for example on your Hard disk Volume, Pen drive or even on CDs or DVDs


  • It is suggested to not save the recovered files on to the same DSLR device which causes overwriting
  • If your DSLR cameras SD card is scratched, gently wipe the card and try connecting it to the system to back up your important data
  • If the DSLR memory card is full, then avoiding adding any new files to it
  • Never disconnect the DSLR camera during transfer / copying process
  • Install a powerful anti-virus program to remove deadly viruses and malwares