Disk Drill, a data recovery software for Windows, offers several expert data recovery tools: Deep Scanning and Quick Recovery, powerful lost partition search and file system healing methods, all within a free recovery of up to 500MB of lost data.
Version: 4.0.537Disk Drill is a do-it-yourself data recovery software for Windows. It will run on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10.
Operating System: Windows
If you accidentally deleted critical documents, music, movies, photo or other files from your computer, Disk Drill can help. It combines expert data recovery tools with utmost simplicity. It also comes with a completely free recovery of up to 500MB of lost data.
In Disk Drill intensive Deep Scanning and surface Quick Recovery are amplified by powerful lost partition search and several file system healing methods.
Disk Drill is fully-charged to recover data from your computer's system hard drive or almost any device you can connect to it, including external hard drives, USB flash drives, cameras, memory cards, MP3 players and more. Your storage device may be running on any file system: NTFS, FAT, HFS, EXT4, exFAT, or it may be erased or formatted, Disk Drill will do its best to recover deleted files in the most accurate way.
Should you lose your data due to emptying of recycle bin, camera failure, missing backup disk, power disruption, improper partitioning, etc., Disk Drill's robust deleted file recovery can help in various cases.
Get the free Disk Drill, connect and scan the drive the files were lost on. Disk Drill will find all the files and folders that are still recoverable.
Select the ones you were looking for or go ahead and recover everything, so you could dedicate some time to sorting the data out later. Your data is recovered.
Disk Drill for Windows also features "Recovery Vault" - the unique technology that works in the background of your file activity, secretly monitors deleted folders and stores the required meta-data to ease the deleted data recovery in future. Disk Drill can also monitor your disk's health via S.M.A.R.T. and warn you of any potential hardware issues.
Version 4.0.537: * Better navigation with the updated right-click menu in the disk list * Support for disk health monitoring on Intel RST NVMe RAID drives * Extended parameters for disk health reports - TRIM, Volatile Write Cache report for NVMe SSD drives, and 4K Sector * Several disk health parameters added to S.M.A.R.T. tab for SSD drives - total host reads, total host writes, overall health and life timespan estimates * Real-time drive temperature monitoring in the S.M.A.R.T. tab * Continuous NTFS scanning and recovery improvements * Data detection accuracy when recovering from FAT32 partitions * S.M.A.R.T.-based disk monitoring for Kingston, WD, SanDisk, Transcend, Seagate, and other manufacturers * INDD and ICO file format reconstruction in Deep Scan * Scan and recovery resuming * More than 25% smaller installer * Detection and loading of a dependent Dokan library, required for disk virtualization and scan results mounting * Timestamp detection and replication for deleted files during Deep Scan * Rrecovery and labeling of HEIC/HEIF image format generated by mobile Samsung devices * Auto-saving recovery sessions when scanning drives with little data * Indication of paused scans in the taskbar (yellow icon background) * Visual feedback when searching and filtering recoverable items * Hints and labels when selecting the recovery destination * Overall app responsiveness and usability, e.g. ESC key closing the preview window * Recovery won't start if source drives disconnect while selecting the destination recovery folder * Selection consistency in scan results * Indication and control locking when loading saved sessions * Preview panel no longer lags and shows more consistently * File selection in saved/loaded scan sessions
Version 4.0.533: * MP3 files labeling based on ID3 tags * Quick Scan on EXT2, EXT3, EXT4 partitions (Linux file system recovery) * ZIP file names generated by Deep Scan * detection of PCX files during Deep Scan * internal logging while scanning for lost data and recovering found items * internal installation verifications on Windows 10 * Back button behavior when resuming scan and completing a disk backup * some random crashes during FAT32 and NTFS scans * loading saved recovery sessions from past versions of Disk Drill * Deep Scan could crash during AAC file decoding * corrupted hex view for some recovery methods * random occasional crashes when mounting scan results as a drive * random crashes when exiting Disk Drill with scan results mapped to a drive
Version 4.0.528: * New: Deep Scan learns to recover RAR5 (recent WinRAR compressed file format) * New: Home button on the final recovery screen takes users back to the disk list in one click, improves internal Disk Drill navigation * Updated: S.M.A.R.T. disk health monitoring code, more storage devices supported * Improved: scan and recovery from damaged ExFAT file systems once it can't be mounted * Improved: scanning and recovery, original file name detection for archives like ZIP, CAB, RAR, RAR5 * Improved: NTFS scanning and recovery results, original file path detection * Improved: FAT32 scanning and recovery, inconsistent blank file names * Improved: proper AAC file detection in Deep Scan * Improved: Deep Scan stability while extracting metadata from TIFF, JPG, and X3F formats * Improved: proper detection of M4B files (MPEG-4 Audio Books) * Improved: support of Zalman docking stations, corrected lost and live partition detection * Improved: Disk Drill installation speed when damaged devices are attached * Improved: error messages for unstable scans and storage devices * Improved: support of larger NTFS cluster sizes * Improved: S.M.A.R.T. disk health monitoring can now be disabled in the app (via 3-dot menu) * Improved: Disk Drill window saves its dimensions and screen position more consistently * Improved: security fixes in Recovery Vault * Fixed: internal Disk Drill navigation in Lost Partition Scans * Fixed: some occasional crashes while saving scan sessions * Fixed: occasional crashes while detecting TIFF files
Version 4.0.518: New UI; Faster scans; Enhanced scan process management; Data recovery from Bitlocker-protected drives; Better preview; Extended RAW support; Smarter Recovery Vault feature; All recoverable data can be mounted as a virtual drive
Version 4.0.499: Improved and updated ExFAT data recovery; Internal updates in FAT32 and NTFS smart recovery algorithms; Disk Drill adds initial S.M.A.R.T. disk health monitoring; Disk Drill automatically attempts to remount storage devices into read-only mode to prevent further data loss before scanning; Deep Scan learns DMF (Geosystem Digitals Map File) and improves on MPO (Multi Picture Object File) and a number of font (TTF, EOT, WOFF, WOFF2, RPP) file formats recovery
Version 4.0.487: New UI; Faster scans; Enhanced scan process management; Data recovery from Bitlocker-protected drives; Better preview; Extended RAW support; Smarter Recovery Vault feature; All recoverable data can be mounted as a virtual drive
Version 126.96.36.1999: Improving FAT32 and ExFAT Recovery; Major improvements in FAT32 partition recovery; Critical fixes when recovering from ExFAT partitions
Version 188.8.131.523: Improved initial disk detection and enumeration; multiple new file signatures added to Deep Scan
Version 184.108.40.2063: * Improved NTFS drives enumeration * Multiple internal fixes and improvements