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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for formatting memory cards.

Whether you're a professional photographer, an amateur shutterbug, or just want to take high-quality pictures on your devices, you'll probably need to transfer files from your memory card to your computer at some point. These memory cards will provide the storage you need so you can organize, save and transfer your files with ease. Browse the top-ranked list of formatting memory cards below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. SanDisk - 512GB Extreme PRO CFexpress Memory Card - Front_Zoom

    Model: SDCFE-512G-ANCNN
    SKU: 6406845
    Top comment

    "Great card...Tons of memory! Great card! Highly recommend for mirrorless camera use!...Memory card...Good memory card to use for cannon and strong doesn't broke at all."

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    Store important documents with this SanDisk Extreme PRO CFexpress card. The RescuePRO deluxe software lets you recover data that has been accidentally deleted, while the 512GB storage capacity provides ample space for files, photos and videos. This SanDisk Extreme PRO CFexpress card features high read and write speeds that efficiently enhance workflow. The SanDisk Extreme Pro CFexpress memory card has 8K video recording capability.
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    "Great card...Tons of memory! Great card! Highly recommend for mirrorless camera use!...Memory card...Good memory card to use for cannon and strong doesn't broke at all."

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    Store important documents with this SanDisk Extreme PRO CFexpress card. The RescuePRO deluxe software lets you recover data that has been accidentally deleted, while the 512GB storage capacity provides ample space for files, photos and videos. This SanDisk Extreme PRO CFexpress card features high read and write speeds that efficiently enhance workflow. The SanDisk Extreme Pro CFexpress memory card has 8K video recording capability.
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  2. Insignia™ - USB-C to SD, microSD and CompactFlash Memory Card Reader - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Needed this to re-format a micro SD card on a computer and worked out great, now i have something that can read my SD cards....Card reader...Works great on multiple card sizes / formats. Simple to use."

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    Whether you’re filming or taking photos, don’t run out of memory in the middle of a shoot. Transfer and back up files with the Insignia NS-CRDAC1, USB-C to SD, microSD and CompactFlash Memory Card Reader. Simply plug in your card reader with the included USB-C cable to connect the PC, tablet or other device quickly transfer data from your memory cards. USB-A to USB-C adapter enables USB-A port device for more compatibility and backward compatible with USB 2.0 device, if needed. It’s compatible with a wide variety of SD and microSD cards, as well as CompactFlash cards, to keep your creativity flowing without having to pause and delete unwanted files. Finally, its compact design means you can easily fit it in a pocket or bag. Never let a full memory card stop you again.
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    Top comment

    "Needed this to re-format a micro SD card on a computer and worked out great, now i have something that can read my SD cards....Card reader...Works great on multiple card sizes / formats. Simple to use."

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    Product Description

    Whether you’re filming or taking photos, don’t run out of memory in the middle of a shoot. Transfer and back up files with the Insignia NS-CRDAC1, USB-C to SD, microSD and CompactFlash Memory Card Reader. Simply plug in your card reader with the included USB-C cable to connect the PC, tablet or other device quickly transfer data from your memory cards. USB-A to USB-C adapter enables USB-A port device for more compatibility and backward compatible with USB 2.0 device, if needed. It’s compatible with a wide variety of SD and microSD cards, as well as CompactFlash cards, to keep your creativity flowing without having to pause and delete unwanted files. Finally, its compact design means you can easily fit it in a pocket or bag. Never let a full memory card stop you again.
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    See all Memory Card Readers & Adapters
  3. Insignia™ - USB 3.0 SD and microSD Memory Card Reader - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Memory Card Reader...Handy product for using microSD memory cards. Works as expected....The Insignia USB-A SD/microSD card reader is a compact and affordable way to transfer files between your memory cards and your computer. "

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    Product Description

    Whether you’re filming or taking photos, don’t run out of memory in the middle of a shoot. Transfer and back up files with the Insignia NS-CRSA1, USB 3.0 to SD and microSD Memory Card Reader. Simply plug in the card reader to your computer, tablet or other device with USB-A female connector to quickly transfer data. It’s backward compatible with USB 2.0 device and wide variety of SD and microSD cards to keep your creativity flowing without having to pause and delete unwanted files. Its compact design and protective cap mean you can easily fit it in a pocket or bag and not have to worry about damaging your connector. Never let a full memory card stop you again.
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    Top comment

    "Memory Card Reader...Handy product for using microSD memory cards. Works as expected....The Insignia USB-A SD/microSD card reader is a compact and affordable way to transfer files between your memory cards and your computer. "

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    Product Description

    Whether you’re filming or taking photos, don’t run out of memory in the middle of a shoot. Transfer and back up files with the Insignia NS-CRSA1, USB 3.0 to SD and microSD Memory Card Reader. Simply plug in the card reader to your computer, tablet or other device with USB-A female connector to quickly transfer data. It’s backward compatible with USB 2.0 device and wide variety of SD and microSD cards to keep your creativity flowing without having to pause and delete unwanted files. Its compact design and protective cap mean you can easily fit it in a pocket or bag and not have to worry about damaging your connector. Never let a full memory card stop you again.
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  4. Insignia™ - USB-C/USB 3.0 to SD and microSD Memory Card Reader - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "I need you to weigh to format my SD cards and this works great....Insignia‘s Memory Card Reader is a useful device for people that use SD and microSD cards, and one to view contact stored on those cards on your computer. "

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    Product Description

    Whether you’re filming or taking photos, don’t run out of memory in the middle of a shoot. Transfer and back up files with the Insignia NS-CRSAC1, USB-C/USB 3.0 to SD and microSD Memory Card Reader. Simply plug in the card reader to your computer, tablet or other device to quickly transfer data. It’s backward compatible with USB 2.0 device and wide variety of SD and microSD cards to keep your creativity flowing without having to pause and delete unwanted files. Its compact design and protective cap mean you can easily fit it in a pocket or bag and not have to worry about damaging your connector. Never let a full memory card stop you again.
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    Top comment

    "I need you to weigh to format my SD cards and this works great....Insignia‘s Memory Card Reader is a useful device for people that use SD and microSD cards, and one to view contact stored on those cards on your computer. "

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    Product Description

    Whether you’re filming or taking photos, don’t run out of memory in the middle of a shoot. Transfer and back up files with the Insignia NS-CRSAC1, USB-C/USB 3.0 to SD and microSD Memory Card Reader. Simply plug in the card reader to your computer, tablet or other device to quickly transfer data. It’s backward compatible with USB 2.0 device and wide variety of SD and microSD cards to keep your creativity flowing without having to pause and delete unwanted files. Its compact design and protective cap mean you can easily fit it in a pocket or bag and not have to worry about damaging your connector. Never let a full memory card stop you again.
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    See all Memory Card Readers & Adapters
  5. Nextbase - 64GB U3 MicroSD Memory Card for Dash Cams - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Nextbase recommended purchasing their SD card. Highly recommened. Format regularly....Great SD Card...Good, reliable memory card. Good for storing video from my dash cam."

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    The Nextbase 64GB U3 micro SD card and adapter is the perfect partner for all Nextbase Dash Cams. It is required for the Dash Cam to record the road ahead in full HD, 1440p, or 4K quality and is required for use with Nextbase Rear Camera Modules. With a capacity of 64GB, it will record approximately 8 hours of footage before the Dash Cam overwrites previous recordings, and up to 4 hours when using a Rear Camera Module. With a read speed of up to 100MB/s and write speed of 70MB/s, this is the ideal microSD card to capture footage on your Nextbase Dash Cam. It includes a microSD card adapter, to easily transfer footage to your PC/Mac
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    "Nextbase recommended purchasing their SD card. Highly recommened. Format regularly....Great SD Card...Good, reliable memory card. Good for storing video from my dash cam."

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    Product Description

    The Nextbase 64GB U3 micro SD card and adapter is the perfect partner for all Nextbase Dash Cams. It is required for the Dash Cam to record the road ahead in full HD, 1440p, or 4K quality and is required for use with Nextbase Rear Camera Modules. With a capacity of 64GB, it will record approximately 8 hours of footage before the Dash Cam overwrites previous recordings, and up to 4 hours when using a Rear Camera Module. With a read speed of up to 100MB/s and write speed of 70MB/s, this is the ideal microSD card to capture footage on your Nextbase Dash Cam. It includes a microSD card adapter, to easily transfer footage to your PC/Mac
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  6. SanDisk - Extreme PRO 128GB CompactFlash (CF) Memory Card - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great card!...This card is great, love the features, love the formatting options. ...I shoot photos with a Nikon D810 DSLR camera. The D810 has two memory card slots: one for SD cards, and the other for CompactFlash (CF) memory cards. "

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    Product Description

    Experience fast shot-to-shot performance with this SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash memory card. Transfer speeds of up to 160MB/sec. make moving large files for storage and editing simple, while the 128GB capacity can hold hours of video and thousands of images. This SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash memory card features a robust construction to withstand everyday use.
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    Top comment

    "Great card!...This card is great, love the features, love the formatting options. ...I shoot photos with a Nikon D810 DSLR camera. The D810 has two memory card slots: one for SD cards, and the other for CompactFlash (CF) memory cards. "

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    Product Description

    Experience fast shot-to-shot performance with this SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash memory card. Transfer speeds of up to 160MB/sec. make moving large files for storage and editing simple, while the 128GB capacity can hold hours of video and thousands of images. This SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash memory card features a robust construction to withstand everyday use.
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  7. SanDisk - Extreme Pro 64GB SDXC UHS-II Memory Card - Front_Zoom

    Model: SDSDXDK-064G-ANCIN
    SKU: 6452786
    Top comment

    "Great memory card...Never have any issues with the Sandisk cards. Reads and write quickly and reliable....Fast, Solid Memory Card...I purchased a Canon R6 (from Woodward Camera) and needed some fast memory cards to keep up. This card fit the bill."

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    Product Description

    Get extreme speeds for fast transfer, app performance and 4K UHD with this SanDisk SDSDXDK-064G-ANCIN Extreme Pro memory card. The 64GB capacity provides plenty of room for your music and photos, while read speeds of up to 300MB/sec. ensure fast access to stored information. Featuring transfer speeds of 260MB/sec., this SanDisk Extreme Pro memory card lets you easily move data.
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    Top comment

    "Great memory card...Never have any issues with the Sandisk cards. Reads and write quickly and reliable....Fast, Solid Memory Card...I purchased a Canon R6 (from Woodward Camera) and needed some fast memory cards to keep up. This card fit the bill."

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    Product Description

    Get extreme speeds for fast transfer, app performance and 4K UHD with this SanDisk SDSDXDK-064G-ANCIN Extreme Pro memory card. The 64GB capacity provides plenty of room for your music and photos, while read speeds of up to 300MB/sec. ensure fast access to stored information. Featuring transfer speeds of 260MB/sec., this SanDisk Extreme Pro memory card lets you easily move data.
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  8. Nextbase - 32GB MicroSDHC UHS-III Memory Card for Dash Cams - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "It is recommended to format it weekly. The card saves saved files. So when it loops, it will not record over the saved files. ...Best Sd card...Works like a charm easy to install and format thanks Best Buy"

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    Expand storage space for your dash cam with this Nextbase U3 micro-SD card. Read speeds of up to 100MB/sec. ensure fast transfer of data, while the 32GB capacity provides ample room for HD video storage. This Nextbase U3 micro-SD card comes with an adapter for convenient transfer of files to a PC or a Mac.
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    Top comment

    "It is recommended to format it weekly. The card saves saved files. So when it loops, it will not record over the saved files. ...Best Sd card...Works like a charm easy to install and format thanks Best Buy"

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    Product Description

    Expand storage space for your dash cam with this Nextbase U3 micro-SD card. Read speeds of up to 100MB/sec. ensure fast transfer of data, while the 32GB capacity provides ample room for HD video storage. This Nextbase U3 micro-SD card comes with an adapter for convenient transfer of files to a PC or a Mac.
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  9. SanDisk - Ultra PLUS 1TB microSDXC UHS-I Memory Card - Front_Zoom

    Model: SDSQUBL-1T00-AN6MA
    SKU: 6516381
    Top comment

    "Works well on the Steam Deck. Easy to format from settings menu....I use an Insta360 camera to take full HD high resolution video in a 360 degree video format. The SanDisk Ultra Plus card holds 1TB memory and has a SPEED up to 160 MB/s. "

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    Accommodate high-resolution images and video files with this SanDisk SDSQUBL-1T00-AN6MA Ultra PLUS microSDXC card. The 160MB/sec. transfer speeds let you save time when moving photos and videos, while the 1TB storage capacity provides plenty of room for large multimedia files. This SanDisk Ultra PLUS microSDXC card with is compatible Android smartphones and tablets, letting you offload data faster, and the shockproof design ensures durability.
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    Top comment

    "Works well on the Steam Deck. Easy to format from settings menu....I use an Insta360 camera to take full HD high resolution video in a 360 degree video format. The SanDisk Ultra Plus card holds 1TB memory and has a SPEED up to 160 MB/s. "

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    Accommodate high-resolution images and video files with this SanDisk SDSQUBL-1T00-AN6MA Ultra PLUS microSDXC card. The 160MB/sec. transfer speeds let you save time when moving photos and videos, while the 1TB storage capacity provides plenty of room for large multimedia files. This SanDisk Ultra PLUS microSDXC card with is compatible Android smartphones and tablets, letting you offload data faster, and the shockproof design ensures durability.
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  10. SanDisk - Extreme 128GB CompactFlash (CF) Memory Card - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great CF card for Canon DSLR...Bought this CF card and it totally resolved the issue. 4K video works great and even I am getting about 18 shots in raw format. ...Memory card great buy!...I enjoy using these memory cards. Great product. I will keep buying them."

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    Capture action shots and record Full HD videos with this SanDisk Extreme CompactFlash memory card. The 128GB capacity provides ample storage space for media, and the temperature-resistant and shock-resistant construction withstands harsh environments. This SanDisk Extreme CompactFlash memory card has read speeds of up to 120MB/sec. and write speeds up to 85MB/sec. for quick data transfer. Ideal for use with mid-range to high-end DSLR cameras and HD camcorders, the SanDisk Extreme CompactFlash Memory Card delivers first-rate read/write speeds to catch fast action shots and enable quick file transfers. This memory card features video performance guarantee to deliver a minimum sustained recording data rate of 20 Mbps to support high-quality Full HD video (1080p) recording. This memory card provides plenty of storage for Full HD videos and RAW photos.
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    "Great CF card for Canon DSLR...Bought this CF card and it totally resolved the issue. 4K video works great and even I am getting about 18 shots in raw format. ...Memory card great buy!...I enjoy using these memory cards. Great product. I will keep buying them."

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    Capture action shots and record Full HD videos with this SanDisk Extreme CompactFlash memory card. The 128GB capacity provides ample storage space for media, and the temperature-resistant and shock-resistant construction withstands harsh environments. This SanDisk Extreme CompactFlash memory card has read speeds of up to 120MB/sec. and write speeds up to 85MB/sec. for quick data transfer. Ideal for use with mid-range to high-end DSLR cameras and HD camcorders, the SanDisk Extreme CompactFlash Memory Card delivers first-rate read/write speeds to catch fast action shots and enable quick file transfers. This memory card features video performance guarantee to deliver a minimum sustained recording data rate of 20 Mbps to support high-quality Full HD video (1080p) recording. This memory card provides plenty of storage for Full HD videos and RAW photos.
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