Saturday, February 28, 2015

Disk Recovery Wizard - Free as in Freeware from Giveaway of the Day - Today Only
"Disk Recovery Wizard is an effective application that can be used to recover deleted data from a healthy hard drive. In addition, it can be used to recover information from damaged, repartitioned and unreadable volumes. It is an easy to use software and any person can simply run and recover deleted data within a short time period.
Supporting FAT, NTFS, ext2 and ext3 recovery, Disk Recovery Wizard can quickly extract information from existing volumes or thoroughly scan the entire hard drive in order to locate recoverable files by analyzing data blocks in raw mode. Live Preview supports 320+ formats and works in full and free versions. RAID arrays and Dynamic Disks are supported along with exotic USB dongles and solid-state devices."

This program has a pretty healthy 39% thumbs up at the moment and not to mention it's supposed $139.95 normal price tag, seems like a pretty it might be worth installing. I think it is similar to GetData's RecoverMyFiles.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Ashampoo GetBack Photo 1.0.1 - Free as in Freeware, Only Today from Giveaway of the Day

"Photos are full of memories and often have a priceless, sentimental value. Especially then it is painful, when one realizes that the digital photos of the own wedding, pictures of the children’s births or of the last holiday are gone and that there is no backup. With Ashampoo GetBack Photo the loss of digital photos doesn’t have to be permanent. The program enables the quick recovery of photos from different storage devices in just a few steps.
In contrast to many conventional undeleter programs, Ashampoo GetBack Photo recovers not only photos that were deleted “normally”, but also images from storage devices that have already been formatted.
Key features:
  • Recovery of deleted or damaged image files;
  • Scan of all storage devices in the system;
  • Photos might even be found, after the storage device was formatted;
  • Metadata is also recovered, e.g. EXIF and IPTC;
  • Support of all common file formats, e.g. JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF, RAW;
  • Photos are also found in file formats such as PDF and Word documents;
  • Display of recoverable photos as thumbnails."
A 33% thumbs rating is not to bad for data recovery apps from Giveaway of the Day.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Hetman Partition Recovery - Free as in Freeware - Only Today from Bits Du Jour
"Have you been looking for the best way to recover data from a hard drive, memory card, or external USB drive? Remembered that critical file only AFTER you’re looking at a formatted disk or deleted partition? Or just dealing with the aftermath of a hard drive that’s crashed and unreachable via Windows? Just pick up a copy of today’s discount software promotion, Hetman Partition Recovery!
Hetman Partition Recovery lets you recover information from damaged hard drives, rescuing not only the file but also the folder structure. With Hetman Partition Recovery, you’ll be able to see all existing and previously created (but now deleted) volumes, letting you search and recover files at will! Think it’s too complicated? Not at all, thanks to Hetman Partition Recovery’s convenient wizards that take you step by step through the recovery process!
No matter what type of file you seek, Hetman Partition Recovery can recover it! In fact, content-aware analysis means that Hetman Partition Recovery can often recover documents, pictures, and archives even if no trace of a file system remains on the disk. Check it – any desktop or laptop hard drive, all popular memory card formats, and even MP3 players can be searched using Hetman Partition Recovery."
Looks good.

Monday, February 16, 2015

Recovery Mechanic - Free as in Freeware, Only Today from Giveaway of the Day - Recovery Mechanic Undelete files and folders from FAT and NTFS
"Undelete files and folders from FAT and NTFS disks! Recovery Mechanic makes it possible to recover all types of files from healthy and damaged media such as hard drives, flash memory, SSD drives, memory cards, and digital cameras.
Documents, pictures, music, video, archives, email, and many more types of files can be rescued from disks that were badly damaged, reformatted, or that are plain inaccessible. Recovery Mechanic comes with full preview of recoverable files. You can preview documents with objects, email with attachments, play back audio and video files, and enter compressed archives before Recovery Mechanic attempts to recover them. Live preview works in all versions of Recovery Mechanic."
Nice high 54% thumbs up rating. 

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Hetman Partition Recovery - Free as in Freeware Only Today from Giveaway of the Day
"Hetman Partition Recovery will reliably restore information from damaged FAT and NTFS disks, recovering the original file and folder structure. In addition to existing partitions, the tool discovers all previously created volumes. This allows the user to search and recover files from those deleted volumes. The tool can save the entire logical drive, recovering the original file and folder structure.
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."
Only 24% thumbs up, but that is par for the course. Note that the normal price is $133, so this is a good deal to have on say a thumb drive in case you have a trouble with one of your hard drive partitions. 

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Easy Drive Data Recovery - Free as in Freeware Only Today From Giveaway of the Day
"Easy Drive Data Recovery is a software program that can be used for data recovery of all types of files on types of storage media. It supports Raw Search with over 90 file types available. The preview shows the recoverability of a particular file.
The program works in Windows environment, features full Unicode support."
This is a program made by Munsoft, a Russian company that I like. However their interfaces aren't that attractive. Maybe that's why the thumbs up is only 24% for this software. Anyway it is for recovering deleted, lost and temporary versions of files like say Recuva (I think). It probably works pretty well. 

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