DiskDigger – added 3/11/2009
DiskDigger can recover files from any type of media that your computer can read. This includes USB flash drives, memory cards (SD, CompactFlash, Memory Stick, etc), and of course your hard drive. The types of files that it recovers includes photos, videos, music, documents, and other formats.
WinTidy – added 12/31/2008
WinTidy is a data recovery software to help recover disk space. Finds backup, object & temporary files that might be candidates for deletion and allows the user to delete one or more of these files. WinTidy can be automated.
Roadkil’s Unstoppable Copier – added 12/30/2008
Roadkil’s Unstoppable Copier recovers files from disks with physical damage. Allows you to copy files from disks with problems such as bad sectors, scratches or that just give errors when reading data. The program will attempt to recover every readable piece of a file and put the pieces together. (under “data recovery”)
Encopy – added 12/16/2008
Encopy is a data recovery software designed for data rescue from damaged media when standard system copy fails, freezes and or rejects the medium. Encopy rescues data from your disk like these and even in case of serious damage might still even restore data. It is not always possible to rescue everything perfectly, but in most cases Encopy can do the job.
Prevent Restore – added 12/8/2008
Prevent Restore is an easy to use secure data cleanup software help you wipe free disk space to make impossible any recovery of already deleted data, files and folders. The usual security algorithms are supported.
ADRC Data Recovery Software Tools – added 12/3/2008
ADRC Data Recovery Software Tools contains a collection of DIY data recovery tools that supports a wide variety of drives and file systems. ADRC Data Recovery Software Tools incorporates extremely simple GUI with novice users in mind. The software zooms in to do only critical recovery functions with minimum complexity so one could recover the data easily. It gives you full control to undelete files, disk image back up, restore a backup image, copy files from hard disk with bad sectors, disk cloning, backup, edit and restore your boot parameters.
Lifebuoy – added 7/31/2008
Lifebuoy 2008 is a program specifically designed for extreme data rescue when all other systems fail. The program saves screenshots when Microsoft Word, Excel or Powerpoint are in use. One image per minute will be saved. This can be useful to rescue hours of work in case of data loss, when programs automatic-save fails or in case of user’s mistakes.
TestDisk – added 7/30/2008
TestDisk is a powerful free data recovery software! It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table). Partition table recovery using TestDisk is really easy. TestDisk can: fix partition table, recover deleted partitions, recover FAT32 boot sectors from its backup, rebuild FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 boot sector, rebuild NTFS boot sectors, undelete files from FAT filesystem and much more!
PhotoRec – added 7/30/2008
PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from Hard Disks and CDRom and lost pictures (thus, its ‘Photo Recovery’ name) from digital camera memory. PhotoRec ignores the filesystem and goes after the underlying data, so it will still work even if your media’s filesystem has been severely damaged or re-formatted.