Best Card Reader For Mac – Top 7 Picks and Reviews 2020

We went over all the online reviews and found the best of the best using our data-backed approach.

Here’s a look at the best Card Reader For Mac

Bestseller No. 1
Apple USB-C to SD Card Reader
42 Reviews
Apple USB-C to SD Card Reader
  • The USB-C to SD Card Reader transfers high-resolution photos and videos at UHS-II speeds to your Mac or iPad Pro.
  • Designed so it won’t block your other ports, it works with UHS-II SD cards.
  • Backward compatible with other SD cards and adapters
Bestseller No. 2
LENTION USB C Hub with 3 USB 3.0 and SD/Micro SD Card Reader Compatible 2020-2016 MacBook Pro...
  • SD 3.0 Card Readers, providing speed up to UHS-I (95MB/s), much faster than most card readers in the market. Three USB 3.0 ports with data transfer speed up to 5 Gbp/s
  • Connect up to three USB devices simultaneously while tranfering data from the SD/TF Card (One Card at a time). Lightweight and appropriate size for carrying around
  • Plug & Play: Used with no external drivers or power required; supposed to be used with portable devices such as wire keyboard, USB flash drive, 2.5mm external disk etc. (Note: 1. Power Delivery is not supported. 2. Not for Superdrive)
  • Widely Compatible with: MacBook Pro 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020, New MacBook Air 2018 2019 2020 - (Not for previous generation MacBook Air & Pro), MacBook 12, New iMac/Pro/iPad Pro, Surface Pro 7/Book 2/Go, Chromebook, and more Type C devices
  • Mac-style Design: 2.5D unibody aluminum alloy exterior, ionized finish, reinforced TPE cable coating. EMI protection to prevent interfere with wireless devices
SaleBestseller No. 3
Hicober USB C to SD Card Reader, Micro SD Memory Card Reader, Type C to SD Card Reader Adapter 2TB...
  • 【Instantly Sharing & 2TB Capacity】Catches the Significant moment to share instantly with up to 5Gbps read and write. Sharing your happiness on social media in seconds via USB C to SD Card Reader. Compatible with all kind of Dash Cam/Trial Camera/Digital Camera memory card up to 2TB, suitable for Samsung Galaxy S10/S9/S8/ Google Pixel etc.,
  • 【Efficiency 5Gbps transfering】Plug and play, no exact App/driver required. Equipped with high-performance inner-chip our type c card reader allows you to read 2 Memory Cards and USB 2.0 simultaneously. Helps you read and transfer data from the most popular flash media on the computer, laptop, tablet and cellphone through USB C 3.0 interface.
  • 【Ultimate Durability& Travel Size】Durable USB c to SD card reader is casting with Aluminium Alloy, anti-fingerprint, Built-in reinforced cable, Tin-plated pure copper core and multi-shielded inside. Sturdy exterior and heat-resistant connectors ensure high data transmission efficiency and ultimate durability for the USB C SD Micro Card Reader. — Super Light Weight and Compact size for you to carry around.
  • 【SD/TF/USB Card Reader】Its Two ports are compatible with 6 different Memory Card : SD Card / SDHC / SDXC / Micro SD / Micro SDHC / Micro SDXC.USB 2.0 for computer accessory and transferring at 480Mbps which allows you to transfer HD movies or files in just seconds. USB C SD Card reader is compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, etc.,
  • 【Stabilize Bidirectional Transmission】 Hicober USB c to sd card adapter allows two ways of transfer. Keeping the memory SD card reader away from the hassle and save yourself the effort of constant unplugging and re-plugging.
Bestseller No. 4
UGREEN SD Card Reader USB 3.0 Card Hub Adapter 5Gbps Read 4 Cards Simultaneously CF CFI TF SDXC SDHC...
1,190 Reviews
UGREEN SD Card Reader USB 3.0 Card Hub Adapter 5Gbps Read 4 Cards Simultaneously CF CFI TF SDXC SDHC...
  • One Reader for Multi Cards: Ugreen USB Card Reader is designed with 4 card slots: SD, Micro SD, CF, MS slots and USB 3.0 connector, which allow you to read and transfer data the most popular flash media on the computer, laptop, tablet through USB 3.0 interface, including SDXC/SDHC/SD/Extreme I III SD/Ultra II SD/MMC/RS-MMC or Micro SD/TF/Micro SDXC/Micro SDHC/UHS-I or CF I 3.0/4.0 /Extreme I III CF/Ultra II CF/HS CF/XS-XS CF/CF Elite Pro/ CF Pro/CF Pro II or MS/MS PRO/MS PRO-HG/MS XC DUO.
  • Super Speed&High Capacity: Ugreen USB Memory Card Reader support SD/Micro SD card up to 512G and allows super fast data transfer up to 5Gbps - 10X faster than USB 2.0 (480 Mbps), which allows you to transfer HD movies or files in just seconds, when your host is equipped with USB 3.0 port. Also backward compatible with USB 2.0, 1.1 and 1.0 (speed limited by USB bus).
  • Compact Design&Premium Quality: So useful but so compact. Easy to grab and go. Reinforced cable, Tin-plated pure copper core and multi-shielded inside, sturdy exterior and heat-resistant connectors ensure high data transmission efficiency and ultimate durability. 1.5ft short cable tail would reduce stress on the USB port on your computer and won't affect the use of adjacent ports. LED indicator will be ON when the card reader is connected to computer.
  • Broad Compatibility: Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS and etc. It could read and write mutiple cards at the same time to keep you away from the hassle of constant unplugging and re-plugging.
  • One-sec Installation: Plug and Play. No driver needed. Hot swapping and auto detection.
Bestseller No. 5
Compact Flash CF Card Reader, WEme Aluminum Multi-in-1 USB 3.0 Micro SD Card Reader with 2-in-1 Type...
  • Multi function 3 slots CF/ Micro SD/ SD card reader USB C to support Sandisk Lexar SDHC, SDXC(USHII, USH-II, USHI), Mini SD, TF and Compact Flash card.
  • The transfer speeds up to 5Gbps, ideal CF card reader USB C 3.0 for transferring high-resolution images and video recordings.
  • Latest style compact flash drive with USB C connector, works with the latest PC and smart devices such as the New Macbook 12 Inch, ChromeBook Pixel and more.
  • Premium aluminum exterior, compact and durable to scratches SD/ TF/ CF memory card reader.
  • USB smart card reader, no external power supply required, draw Power directly from USB 3 Port. Plug & Play and Hot swapping.
Bestseller No. 6
Vanja USB Type C SD Card Reader, USB 3.0 Micro SD Card Reader OTG Adapter for TF, SD, Micro SD,...
1,193 Reviews
Vanja USB Type C SD Card Reader, USB 3.0 Micro SD Card Reader OTG Adapter for TF, SD, Micro SD,...
  • [Phone & PC Supported]: Vanja USB C Card Reader offers you easy connection between flash memory card and a USB-A/USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 enabled computers, laptops, smartphones and tablets with OTG function. Simply change your phone into a host for data sync. Just One for all your USB C devices. (NOTICE: The Card Reader is NOT compatible with iPhone/iPad/SIM Card)
  • [Super Speed & High Capacity]: Vanja USB Memory Card Reader support SD/Micro SD card up to 128G and allows super fast data transfer up to 5Gbps - 10X faster than USB 2.0 (480 Mbps), which allows you to transfer HD movies or files in just seconds, Also backward compatible with USB 2.0, 1.1 and 1.0.(Notice: NOT include SD/Micro SD Cards)
  • [More Easily Read Most Memory Cards]: This USB SD Card Reader is designed with 2 card slots: SD, Micro SD slots and USB A 3.0/USB C connector,it can easily read almost all your memory cards with speed and convenience.And supports SDXC/SDHC/SD/Extreme I III SD/Ultra II SD/MC/RS-MMC/Micro SD/TF/Micro SDXC/Micro SDHC/UHS-I cards.
  • [Universal Compatibility]: The USB 3.0 A connector works with all desktops/laptops/PS4/Xbox One/Smart TV of USB A port. The USB-C connector is compatible with USB C/Thunderbolt 3 Laptops like MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Dell XPS15 13, HP Spectre X360, Lenovo Yoga series, and OTG enabled Android smartphones/tablets like Samsung Galaxy S10/S9/S9/S8/A8/Tab S4, Huawei Mate 20/10/P30/P20/P10/MediaPad M5, Xiao MIX2/MIX2s, 6,LG G6/Nexus 5X, OnePlus 6/5T/3.
  • [Compact & Travel-Friendly]: Small enough for fieldwork, the card reader/writer features a compact design that makes it easy to take with you wherever you go. Plug and Play: No drive needed. No additional power supply needed. (NOTICE:For Samsung S10/S10 Plus/S9/S9 Plus/S8/S8 Plus/N ote 8/Google Pixel 2/XL/LG G5/V20/V30/ Nexus 5X6P, the memory card file format should be FAT32/EXFAT, NTFS is not supported.)
SaleBestseller No. 7
USB C SD Card Reader, Unitek Aluminum 3-Slot USB 3.0 Type-C Flash Memory Card Reader for USB C...
  • USB C Card Reader: easily transfer data from a memory card to your USB Type-C ( or Thunderbolt 3 Port) computer or tablet, such as MacBook Pro 2019/2018/2017/2016, MacBook 2017/2016/2015, iPad Pro 2018, Surface Book 2, Samsung Galaxy S10/S9/S8/Note 8/Note 9, Pixelbook, Dell XPS 15 / XPS 13, Galaxy Book; Thunderbolt 3 is the same port type as USB-C. BUT Thunderbolt 1& 2 is not the same port type as
  • Read 3 Cards Simultaneously: the compact flash card reader transfers data between SD card to CF card and Micro SD card to CF card
  • 3-Port Card Reader Slot: Support SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD, Micro SDHC (UHS-I), Micro SDXC (UHS-I) and CF Type I/MD/MMC; Ideal for transferring high-resolution images and video recordings. MicroSD, SD, SDHC/SDXC, CF cards up to 2 TB
  • LED on the flash memory card reader verifies USB bus power and active data file transfer. Plug & Play Installation. No external drivers to download
  • What We Offer: 1 x USB C Card Reader, Cable Length - 30CM ( 1 feet, 12 inches) , 1 x User's manual