EnCase Alternatives

    EnCase is described as 'contains tools for several areas of the digital forensic process; acquisition, analysis and reporting. The software also includes a scripting facility called EnScript with various API's for interacting with evidence' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are five alternatives to EnCase for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Autopsy Forensic Browser, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like EnCase are Forensic Toolkit FTK (Paid), Nuix (Paid), Forensic Explorer (Paid) and Hibernation Recon (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 2, 2021

    1. The Autopsy Forensic Browser is a graphical interface to the digital investigation tools in The Sleuth Kit. Together, they allow you to investigate the file system and volumes of a computer.
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    2. FTK is a court-cited digital investigations platform built for speed, stability and ease of use. It provides comprehensive processing and indexing up front, so filtering and searching is faster than with any other product.


      • Windows
      Software platform for indexing, searching, analyzing and extracting knowledge from unstructured data, with applications that include digital investigation, cybersecurity, e-Discovery, information governance, email migration and privacy.
    3. Suitable for new or experienced investigators, Forensic Explorer combines a flexible and easy to use GUI with advanced sort, filter, keyword search, data recovery and script technology.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Hibernation Recon has been developed to support memory reconstruction from Windows hibernation files. It can identify and extract massive volumes of information from the multiple types (and levels) of slack space that often exist within them.
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