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GNU ddrescue Alternatives for Windows

GNU ddrescue is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is TestDisk, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to GNU ddrescue and 16 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to GNU ddrescue are Recuva, PhotoRec, Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office and HDclone.

GNU ddrescue alternatives are mainly File Recovery Tools but may also be Hard Disk Recovery Tools or Disk Cloning Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GNU ddrescue.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

GNU ddrescue is a data recovery tool. It copies data from one file or block device (hard disc, cdrom, etc) to another,...

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  1. TestDisk icon

    TestDisk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    TestDisk can convert dynamic disks to basic disks.

    Starting TestDisk
  2. Recuva icon

    Recuva

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Accidentally deleted an important file? Lost files after a computer crash? No problem - Recuva recovers files from your Windows computer, recycle bin, digital camera card, or MP3 player!.

    Bundleware

    Be careful during installation, the installer will promote you to install CCleaner.

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  3. PhotoRec icon

    PhotoRec

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from hard disks, CD-ROMs, and lost pictures.

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  4. Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office is a software product produced by Acronis that provides data protection including, backup, archive, access and recovery for Microsoft, macOS, iOS and Android operating systems.

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  5. HDclone icon

    HDclone

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    HDClone creates physical or logical copies (clones) and file images of hard disks and other mass storage media. HDClone is a perfect tool for backups and copies of entire software or operating system installations.

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  6. iTop Data Recovery icon

    iTop Data Recovery

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    iTop Data Recovery is a no-nonsense solution for recovering lost or deleted files from Windows Recycle Bin, Hard Drive, SSD, External Disk, USB Drive, Memory Card, Digital Camera, etc. You can use it to retrieve documents, photos, videos, music, system files, and more.

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  7. Raise Data Recovery icon

    Raise Data Recovery

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    Choosing the storage
  8. OnTrack EasyRecovery icon

    OnTrack EasyRecovery

    • Windows

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

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  9. Scalpel

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Scalpel is a file carving and indexing application that runs on Linux and Windows.

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  10. Scalpel 2.0

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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