Tutorial Video: Formatting Your SD Card: Mac

Last Updated: Feb 12, 2019 11:58AM EST
 

Sometimes, SD cards will need to be formatted before being used in particular devices.

Check your device’s manual before formatting a card to confirm you choose the correct format. Formatting any memory source will erase all data stored on it.


Please insert your SD card inside your computer's built-in SD card port or inside of a card reader that is plugged into your computer's USB port. Follow the steps below:
 
1) Open the Disk Utility application and select your SD card.

2) Select "Erase" from the submenu.

3) Choose either "FAT" Or "Mac OS Extended" from the re-format menu.

4) Wait for the format process to complete. Once it is finished, a notification will pop up. The SD card will now be empty and ready to record.



To format USB Flash Drive to Fat32 in Mac OS, please follow the steps here.


 
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