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PhotoRec Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to PhotoRec for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is R-Studio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Autopsy Forensic Browser or GNU ddrescue. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to PhotoRec and 11 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to PhotoRec are safecopy - Data Recovery, Foremost, Scalpel and Recovery Explorer.

PhotoRec alternatives are mainly File Recovery Tools but may also be Hard Disk Recovery Tools or System Cleaners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PhotoRec.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD

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  1. R-Studio icon

    R-Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    R-Studio is a family of powerful and cost-effective undelete and data recovery software.

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  2. Autopsy Forensic Browser icon

    Autopsy Forensic Browser

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Autopsy's default view is a simple interface


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    GNU ddrescue

    • 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, trying hard to rescue data in case of read errors.

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  4. safecopy - Data Recovery

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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  5. Foremost icon

    Foremost

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Foremost is a console program to recover files based on their headers, footers, and internal data structures. This process is commonly referred to as data carving. Foremost can work on image files, such as those generated by dd, Safeback, Encase, etc, or directly on a drive.

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  6. Scalpel

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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    Recovery Explorer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Recovery Explorer (Standard and RAID) are an effective easy-to-use software solution for retrieving different types of data lost from various devices and file systems.

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  8. Scalpel 2.0

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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  9. Scrounge NTFS icon

    Scrounge NTFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Utility to recover errors from digital camera memory cards and other devices. Command line only.

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