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. Condusiv Undelete, formerly Diskeeper Undelete, catches all files no matter how they were deleted, allowing for instant file recovery – even for files deleted from the Windows recycle bin.
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    2. Raise Data Recovery is an easy-to-use powerful utility for data recovery from Windows file systems, as well as additionally from Linux, macOS and RAID, and raw recovery technique with intuitive wizard-style interface.
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    3. Wise Data Recovery is a free data recovery program to get back deleted photos, documents, videos, emails etc. from your local or removable drives for free.
    4. Lazesoft Mac Data Recovery is one of the most powerful real free data recovery software for the Mac OS X operating system, which allows you recover unlimited GB of data without paying one penny. Lazesoft Mac Data Recovery Key Features
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    5. Recoverit is the best data recovery software for windows with 96% recovery rate. 1. Recovers all file types including documents, graphic, video, audio files, email and other files;
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    6. PC INSPECTOR File Recovery 4.x is a data recovery program that supports the FAT 12/16/32 and NTFS file systems.

      Discontinued

      This software was developed almost 2 decades ago by Alexander Grau. It was then known as DriveRescue. Although still available from Convar, it is now obsolete IMO. It is basically the same and unchanged since release. It does not even request elevation (required to access disks under Windows XP and up) and crashes even on smaller hard disks.

      Software is also not compatible with any recent Windows versions. See
      http://pcinspector.de/FileRecovery/faq.htm?po=3

    7. 321Soft Data Recovery for Mac is the complete solution for businesses and home users to recover files that are deleted, formatted, lost or damaged, as well as retrieve files from corrupted volumes – even from initialized disks with ease.
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    8. ApowerRecover is a desktop program that can recover deleted data for your Windows and Mac computer, hard drives, memory cards, camcorders, digital camera, external disk, etc. It supports standard scan, deep scan and preview data.
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    9. This Data Recovery Software recovers formatted,lost or permanently deleted data due to file/directory deletion, accidental formatting, software corruption, virus infection, improper system shutdown, or even disruption.
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    10. Scalpel is an open source data carving tool. Scalpel is a file carving and indexing application that runs on Linux and Windows. The first version of Scalpel, released in 2005, was based on Foremost 0.69.
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