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    R-Studio Alternatives

    R-Studio is described as 'family of powerful and cost-effective undelete and data recovery software' and is a popular File Recovery tool in the security & privacy category. There are more than 100 alternatives to R-Studio for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and The best alternative is TestDisk, which is free. Other great apps like R-Studio are Recuva, PhotoRec, DiskGenius and Disk Drill.

    R-Studio is mainly a File Recovery Tool but alternatives to it may also be Hard Disk Recovery Tools or File Search Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of R-Studio.
    This page was last updated Mar 2, 2022
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    1. TestDisk can convert dynamic disks to basic disks.
      TestDisk vs R-Studio opinions
      Most users think TestDisk is a great alternative to R-Studio.
      Hermann it's a free tool that does the job for repairing lost partitions. If you are not scared of terminal windows, this tools is for you. It is menu based, not command based.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      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!.


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

      Recuva vs R-Studio opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Recuva is still a legitimate alternative to R-Studio, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Can't recover deleted/damaged partitions.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

      Both of them recover deleted files from disk.
      Positive comment over 6 years ago


    2. PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from hard disks, CD-ROMs, and lost pictures.
    3. DiskGenius, previously PartitionGuru, is full-featured partition manager, which is designed to optimize disk usage for Windows users.
    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.

    5. GetDataBack, for FAT or NTFS drive and partitions, will recover your data if the hard drive's partition table, boot record, FAT/MFT or root directory are lost or damaged, data was lost due to a virus attack, the drive was formatted, fdisk has been run, a power failure has...
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      DM Disk Editor and Data Recovery (DMDE) is a disk editor which can help you to understand NTFS. Its capable to view your hard disk sector wise, on MFT level, to disect mft attributes and to edit bytes on your hard disk.
    6. Active@ File Recovery recovers data as a result of having been accidentally deleted, formatted or otherwise lost, includes a Partition Recovery tool.
    7. DiskWarrior is the safest, most technologically advanced, most powerful utility to eliminate directory damage and recover your files, folders and documents. DiskWarrior is so advanced it can even recover your data from a failing hard drive.
    8. This Data Recovery Software recovers formatted, lost or permanently deleted data due to file/directory deletion, accidental formatting, software corruption, virus infection, improper system shutdown, or even disruption.
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