Free PhotoRec Alternatives

    The best free alternative to PhotoRec is Recuva. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to PhotoRec and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to PhotoRec are Glary Utilities (Freemium), DiskGenius (Freemium), Disk Drill (Freemium) and Autopsy Forensic Browser (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 21, 2021

    1. 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!.

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

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    2. Glary Utilities offers numerous powerful and easy-to-use system tools and utilities to fix, speed up, maintain and protect your PC.

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    3. DiskGenius, previously PartitionGuru, is full-featured partition manager, which is designed to optimize disk usage for Windows users. Feature: #- Data and Partitions Recovery. #- Manage Hard Drive: * Resize / Split Partition. * One-click partition a hard drive.
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    4. Disk Drill is a data recovery software that easily protects your files from accidental deletion with Recovery Vault and recovers lost data from disks. Disk Drill supports most of storage drives, file types and file systems.
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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. DiskDigger is a program that undeletes and recovers lost files from your hard drive, memory cards, USB flash drives — you name it!
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    9. 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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    10. safecopy is a data recovery tool which tries to extract as much data as possible from a problematic (i.e. damaged sectors) source - like floppy drives, hard disk partitions, CDs, tape devices, ..., where other tools like dd would fail due to I/O error
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