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Disk Drill

Disk Drill can recover your data from virtually any storage device. Whatever storage device you lost data from, if you can connect it to a Mac, Disk Drill can scan it and recover your lost data. Even if you're currently having issues accessing your hard drive or external device directly, there's a possibility Disk Drill can rescue data from it.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  23 Jul 2012 18:41

    Release Notes: This release updates Deep Scan with the new known file signatures, including DXF (Drawing Exchange Format), BPN (ArchiCAD Backup File), PLN (ArchiCAD Project File), PLA (ArchiCAD Project Archive), TPL (ArchiCAD Project Template), and WEBLOC (Mac OS X Website Location), improves recovery of MXF files which contain video (older versions of Disk Drill could produce corrupted 4KB recovered items), recovery of DNG raw images, and stability of Guaranteed Recovery protection features on heavy-loaded protected folders, and fixes all reported exceptions, crashes, and minor bugs.

    •  17 Apr 2012 19:59

      Release Notes: Beta: preliminary support of Unix filesystems (UFS and UFS2) and Linux filesystems (ext2/3/4) by Quick Scan. Beta: Disk Drill can accidentally or intentionally find deleted ext2/3/4 partitions using Deep Scan or Search for Lost Partitions. New file signatures have been added to Deep Scan's database: LRCAT (Adobe Lightroom catalog file), CAF (Core Audio File), CHM (Compiled HTML Help File), CWK (ClarisWorks Document), FDX, and FDR (Final Draft Documents) among them. Quick Scan is much faster on high-loaded filesystems thanks to increased internal cache size.

      •  27 Mar 2012 20:11

        Release Notes: This release has been modernized and runs smoothly on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion (Developer Preview releases). It is capable of data recovery from ExpressCard/34 external storage. It is digitally signed with a developer ID certificate to match OS X 10.8 Gatekeeper requirements.

        •  14 Feb 2012 17:30

          Release Notes: This release features updated Growl notifications and full support for the new version of Growl's features, improved search for lost partitions, improved large and small ISO file recovery, improved detection of defective hard drives and better notifications if that happens during scanning, improved detection of corrupted files after scanning, an improved feedback form inside the app, improved free boot disk space monitoring and notifying during scan to prevent Mac OS lock ups, and improved DMG creation cancelling.

          •  17 Nov 2011 19:46

            Release Notes: Disk Drill now speaks Japanese, Swedish, Portuguese, and Polish. Much better recovery: Quick Scan will now reveal live files on unmounted partitions, which helps recover data which is actually not lost, but is on a disk that cannot be correctly mounted to your Mac. Deep Scan is now capable of recovering FLP (Flash Project files), MINDNODE, RNS (Propellerhead Reason), CAB, TEXTCLIPPING, ARJ, ICO, ICNS, BLEND, XMP (Adobe Lightroom), and MYO (MYOB Data file). There are new icons everywhere, including the main app.


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