Alternatives to ddrescue for all platforms with any license



Indie / Classic

Other Platforms

  • TestDisk icon


    TestDisk is a powerful free data recovery software! It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku

  • PhotoRec icon


    PhotoRec, companion program to TestDisk , is file data recovery software designed to recover lost...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Data Rescue icon

    Data Rescue

    Data Rescue is the best digital data recovery software on the market for recovering files from a problem hard drive or that have been...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • OnTrack EasyRecovery icon

    OnTrack EasyRecovery

    File Recovery and Repair software for data loss, data recovery, file repair and disk diagnostics. EasyRecovery repairs and restores...

    Freemium Windows

  • Foremost

    Foremost is a console program to recover files based on their headers, footers, and internal data structures. This process is commonly...

    Open Source Linux

  • HDD Raw Copy Tool icon

    HDD Raw Copy Tool

    HDD Raw Copy tool makes an exact duplicate of a SATA, IDE, SAS, SCSI or SSD hard disk drive. Will also work with any USB and FIREWIRE...

    Free Windows

  • Scalpel 2.0

    Scalpel-2.0 - Scalpel; File Carving. Configuration files are modified.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • FlashPhoenix Photo Recovery icon

    FlashPhoenix Photo Recovery

    FlashPhoenix is a data recovery tool for various flash cards (SmartMedia , CompactFlash, Memory Stick, MicroDrive, xD Picture Card...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • safecopy - Data Recovery

    safecopy is a data recovery tool which tries to extract as much data as possible from a problematic (i.e. damaged sectors) source -...

    Open Source Linux

ddrescue Comments

There are two tools with almost the same name

Comment by Killy
about ddrescue Aug 2016

You should be aware of which tool you're using: (English) (Russian)

Most likely you need GNU ddrescue (no underscore) from gddrescue package.