Is it a must to format new SD card for camera before using?

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The five cameras that I have had that used SD cards didnot need a formatting of the card before using it in the cameras. One of these cars will not be recognized in a couple of USB card holders that I have tried and it will not be recognized by the built in SD card reader in my stationary computer but I can read the card through the camera's USB connection so I'm not worrying about it.
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I formatted my SD card on my computer instead of in my digital camera and now the camera won't recognize it. Is there anything I can do or is this formatting mistake irreversible?

Normally you should be able to reformat the card in your camera. If the camera does not recognize the card at all when the card is plugged in, then something else is wrong..

Does it matter what type of SD card you use for your digital camera?

You can use any brand of type sd card as long as you format the card in your camera before capturing your images to keep as memoirs.

Your Olympus digital camera keeps telling you to format a new sd card?

Have you recently inserted a new memory card, or is this a new camera? If either is true, you will probably need to go to your menu screen and search for a format option, or t

How do you get the SD card out of a camera?

It differs per model, but usually you need to press lightly down on the card with your finger and release. It should depress down slightly, then pop up.

How do you get the sd card out of a Coolpix camera?

For every Coolpix camera I have used, you first remove the battery, then push slightly down on the top of the SD card, which will release the catch and cause the card to rise

Are there SD cards just for cameras?

An SD card is an SD card pretty much, a card containing flash memory. Therefore it doesn't really make sense to say one is 'just' for a camera, since it could be used in other