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Data recovery (Computer science) -- Software

Undelete Plus

Everyone makes mistakes, and sometimes they can even be corrected. Undelete Plus is a way to help out in these situations, as it allows users to retrieve accidentally deleted files. Files can be removed from the recycle bin, a network drive, and from a DOS window. Visitors can also look at the application's homepage to see screenshots and take a look at their FAQ section. This version is...
Recuva 1.29.429

Just when you thought a certain file was gone forever, there may be a bit of light at the end of the tunnel. The Recuva application is designed to help users recover and locate lost files, and its user interface device is quite easy to use. After users select a drive, the application goes to work, and it will eventually return a list of deleted files. This version is compatible with computers...
GNU ddrescue

GNU ddrescue is a tool for recovering data from failing digital media. Often, when a device is dying but not quite dead, data can be successfully read simply by retrying several times. GNU ddrescue uses this fact to copy data from a dead or dying drive to either a new drive or a disk image file. Because the speed of a data transfer from a disk depends in part on the size of the block being copied,...

PhotoRec is a data recovery tool for severely damaged digital media. It was originally designed to recover pictures from dying digital camera memory but has since been extended to work with over 480 different types of files on nearly any kind of digital media. PhotoRec works by scanning the entire disk from beginning to end looking for files. This approach, referred to as file carving, is why...