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Looking for a tool to recover a hard drive, memory card, or USB drive? Missing information after a disk failure or accidental formatting? Deleted partitions caused a loss of data? Can’t access a disk with Windows?
Supporting all versions of FAT and NTFS file systems used in all versions of Windows up to the latest Windows 10, this hard drive recovery software can fix problems in storage media of any kind. Convenient step-by-step wizards make the recovery process as easy as one-two-three.
It can recover files of absolutely any type with no exceptions. For many types of files such as documents, pictures, and archives, comprehensive content-aware analysis is available, making it possible to locate and recover those files even if no trace of the file system is left on a disk. The content-aware analysis supports the following types of files:
- Documents in Microsoft Office and Open Office formats (e.g. DOC, DOCX, ODT, RTF, HTML, PDF, and so on).
- Digital pictures and RAW images (e.g. JPEG, PSD, EPS, TIFF, PNG, RAW, DNG, CR2, NEF, etc.).
- Presentations and spreadsheets (XLS, XLSX, ODS, etc.).
- Archives and backups (ZIP, RAR, etc.).
- Audio and video files (AVI, DAT, MKV, MPG, VOB, MP3, and many other formats).
Hetman Partition Recovery has been thoroughly tested with many groups of devices including desktop and laptop hard drives (IDE, ATA, SATA, and SCSI models were tested); external enclosures and storage systems connected via a USB cord. The tool supports all popular memory card formats including SD/SDHC/SDXC, micro SD, Compact Flash, Memory Stick, etc., and can recover information from many models of MP3 players, tablets, smartphones, digital cameras and GPS navigation devices connecting to a PC via a USB cord.
It recognizes and supports memory cards of all models and makes including A-Data, Corsair, Goodram, HP, Kingston, LaCie, PhotoFast, PNY, SanDisk, Silicon Power, TDK, Team, Toshiba, Transcend, Verbatim, etc.
Strictly following safety precautions is essential for a successful recovery. Every file operation, even opening a file with a viewer, may lead to a series of write operations. Windows modifies file attributes such as last access date and may perform other writes without you even noting. On a corrupted disk, this may cause severe damage to the file system.
The Partition Recovery app comes with two different modes to preview deleted files: visual and HEX. In visual mode, the tool will display the content of documents, pictures, spreadsheets, and other supported types of files the way you would see them in Microsoft Office or picture viewer. The built-in HEX editor offers low-level, binary-mode preview for advanced users such as system administrators and data recovery professionals. In addition, to file content, the HEX editor displays low-level system information such as the file’s exact physical location on a disk.
The HEX editor can also display information about volumes and partitions such as boot sectors and MFT records. Both visual and binary-level previews are available even in the free evaluation version of the tool. Files that can be successfully opened by the visual preview tool are guaranteed recovery.
The program implements read-only low-level access in such a way that no write operation occurs on the disk being analyzed or to information being recovered. To make the process even more secure, It can read the entire device in a single long read operation, creating a bit-precise virtual image of the device. These virtual images can be used to recover information without further accessing the original device.
It supports all versions of FAT and NTFS file systems. This includes the original FAT, FAT12, FAT 16, VFAT and FAT32, NTFS 3, 4, and NTFS 5. For NTFS disks, the tool supports alternative data streams (ADS) and can recover compressed and encrypted files and folders. Windows XP / 2003 and 2008 Server / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 and Windows 10 are supported. It runs in both 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows. Please note that you must have the Administrator’s privileges on your computer in order to install and use Hetman Partition Recovery.
Note: Limited functionality in the demo version.