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Open Source Disk Drill Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Disk Drill is TestDisk. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Disk Drill and four of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Disk Drill are PhotoRec, TOKIWA DataRecovery and Scrounge NTFS.

Disk Drill alternatives are mainly File Recovery Tools but may also be Hard Disk Recovery Tools or Partition Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Disk Drill.
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    TestDisk

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    144 alternatives to TestDisk 

    TestDisk is a powerful free data recovery software! It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a...

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    1.  NTFS Partition RecoveryTestDisk can recover your data from a formatted or deleted NTFS partition.
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    Almost everyone thinks TestDisk is a great alternative to Disk Drill.
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    PhotoRec

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    147 alternatives to PhotoRec 

    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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    1.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    2.  Photo RecoveryPhotoRec can recover photos from damaged, failed, corrupted, or inaccessible storage.
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    TOKIWA DataRecovery

    121 alternatives to TOKIWA DataRecovery 

    DataRecovery is freeware and made by TOKIWA to undelete accidentally deleted files even from recycle bin.

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    1.  PortableTOKIWA DataRecovery can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated since August 2013. Last version, v2.4.7, released in November 2012, can be still downloaded for free.

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      Scrounge NTFS

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      132 alternatives to Scrounge NTFS 

      Data recovery program for NTFS file systems. Reads each block of the hard disk to and retrieves rebuilds file system tree on another partition.

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      1.  NTFS Partition RecoveryScrounge NTFS can recover your data from a formatted or deleted NTFS partition.
        Discontinued

        The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.8.6, released in June 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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