Data Rescue Alternatives

    Data Rescue is described as 'is the best digital data recovery software on the market for recovering files from a problem hard drive or that have been previously deleted' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Data Rescue for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is TestDisk, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Data Rescue are Recuva (Freemium), Glary Utilities (Freemium), PhotoRec (Free, Open Source) and DiskGenius (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Apr 8, 2021

    1. GNU ddrescue is a data recovery tool. It copies data from one file or block device (hard disc, cdrom, etc) to another, trying hard to rescue data in case of read errors.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      DM Disk Editor and Data Recovery (DMDE) is a disk editor which can help you to understand NTFS. Its capable to view your hard disk sector wise, on MFT level, to disect mft attributes and to edit bytes on your hard disk.
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    2. Active@ File Recovery recovers data as a result of having been accidentally deleted, formatted or otherwise lost, includes a Partition Recovery tool.
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    3. DriveDx is advanced drive health diagnostic and monitoring utility. Unlike most drive utilities, DriveDx does not only monitor the drive’s built-in S.M.A.R.T.
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    4. DiskWarrior is the safest, most technologically advanced, most powerful utility to eliminate directory damage and recover your files, folders and documents. DiskWarrior is so advanced it can even recover your data from a failing hard drive.


    5. An ultimate data recovery program designed for retrieving up to 31 types of iOS & Android data with world's top success rate and 100% securely.
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    6. Lazesoft Recovery Suite is a very easy to use ALL-IN-ONE boot disk that repair your crashed Windows, recover data from deleted, formatted, damaged partition, clone or backup disk, reset your forgotten Windows password.
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    7. MiniTool Power Data Recovery is all in one data recovery software for both home and business users. It can easily restore lost or mistakenly deleted files from computer hard drive, external hard drive, SSD, USB, SD card, and more.
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    8. File Scavenger is a file "undelete" and data recovery utility for Windows.
    9. Foremost is a console program to recover files based on their headers, footers, and internal data structures. This process is commonly referred to as data carving. Foremost can work on image files, such as those generated by dd, Safeback, Encase, etc, or directly on a drive.
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