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Disk Drill
Sven Sorensen
Free data recovery software and disk tools originally popular on Mac
A review of Disk Drill by Sven Sørensen
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Free Freeware
Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Sep 26, 2018
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Disk Drill is a set of tools for recovering data from, managing and analyzing mass storage devices.

The application has been quite popular among Mac OS users for quite a while and the developer has ported the application to Windows.

With Disk Drill, you are given a comprehensive set of tools for finding, managing, rebuilding and recovering damaged data. Its usefulness is in its multiple algorithms it uses to recover data.

Disk Drill features a beautiful user interface which provides users with the quick ability to get down into the internals of virtually any connected device. It supports the Windows filesystems along with Mac's HFS along with Linux EXT2, EXT3 and EXT4 filesystems.

Recovering data with this recovery tool is rather easy and allows you to search through recoverable data. Items are grouped depending on their general category (eg. Videos, Pictures, Documents, etc.) The app allows you to save the data to an external device.

Another useful feature of Disk Drill is its protection feature which helps guard against data loss and permanent deletion.

Disk Drill is a useful and easy-to-use data recovery program which can be very useful for more novice users or simply for people who like a combination of beauty and functionality with a simple interface.

Disk Drill is software which can protect from data loss.

Features and highlights
  • Recover data from virtually any storage device
  • Several different recovery algorithms, including Undelete Protected Data, Quick Scan and Deep Scan
  • Scans start with just the click of a button
  • Supports FAT, exFAT or NTFS file system, is HFS Mac drive or Linux EXT2/3/4
  • Helps map old partitions to rebuild
Compability and license

Disk Drill is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from file recovery software without restrictions. Disk Drill is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

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  4. Major release: Disk Drill 2

Compatibility with this disk recovery software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of Disk Drill may be available from CleverFiles. This download is distributed as disk-drill-win.msi.

Disk Drill has been picked by our editors as good software.
Disk Drill has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Disk Drill against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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Size on disk:
7,799,296 B
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