Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Easy Drive Data Recovery - Free as in Freeware - Only Today and Perhaps Tomorrow from Bits du Jour

http://www.bitsdujour.com/software/easy-drive-data-recovery/
"Data loss happens! Broken drives, corruption, reformatting – there are a number of scenarios that all lead to you, head in hands, weeping over the loss of critical data or sentimental photos and video. But today’s discount software promotion can rescue your files, no muss and no fuss – it’s Easy Drive Data Recovery!
Easy Drive Data Recovery uses a special algorithm to search for and recover over 100 file types from deletion due to formatting, corruption, or a number of other reasons. Thanks to an intuitive interface and a Recovery Wizard, anyone can use Easy Drive Data Recovery to rescue lost files, no matter how little technical experience they have! Just choose the drives to scan and specify a path for recovered files.
Easy Drive Data Recovery works to recover the maximum amount of data possible, working equally as well across file systems like FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS. What does that mean for you? It means you can use Easy Drive Data Recovery with flash drives, memory cards, and a whole host of other storage devices."
This software is made by Munsoft a Russian data recovery company that I like that makes super fast corrupt file repair software as well. This is probably a good product at the right price (free :-). 

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Giveaway of the day — Starus Photo Recovery 4.4 - Free as in Freeware Only Today

https://www.giveawayoftheday.com/starus-photo-recovery-4-4/
"Recover digital pictures from digital cameras, memory cards, and PC hard drives with just a few clicks! Starus Photo Recovery can undelete pictures you deleted bypassing the Recycle Bin and restore photos from all types of memory cards and USB drives. It can even recover digital images directly from most compact and digital SLR cameras connected to a PC with a USB cord. All that takes just a few clicks in a fully guided, step-by-step wizard."
Another highly rated undelete program at 80% thumbs up. 

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Aidfile Recovery Software 3.6.7 — Free as in Freeware Only Today from Giveaway of the day

https://www.giveawayoftheday.com/aidfile-file-recovery/
"Aidfile Recovery is a software for recovering pictures, Word documents, images, photos, videos and other files from hard drive, SD card, flash drive, partition, external hard drive, USB drive."
The thumbs up are 74% which is high for a data recovery app, but maybe not for a deleted file recovery one, where it might be par for the course. 

Friday, June 17, 2016

Aiseesoft FoneLab is a reliable iPhone/ iPad/ iPod data recovery software - Free as in Freeware Only Today from Giveaway of the Day

https://www.giveawayoftheday.com/aiseesoft-fonelab-8-3/
"Aiseesoft FoneLab is the most reliable iPhone/iPad/iPod data recovery software. It allows you to retrieve the deleted text files (contacts, text messages, call logs, notes, etc.), and lost media content (photos, music, videos, etc.) from iOS devices directly. Also it lets you restore iOS data from iCloud or iTunes backup. Completely compatible with iOS 9.3, it does a great job in backing up latest iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPad Pro and iPad mini 4 on your PC."
Currently the rating is at 77% thumbs up on GiveAwayofTheDay, which is a high rating for a data recovery app. 

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

How Can I Recover Data from a Dead or Erased Hard Drive? - A Short and Sweet Lifehacker Article

A gravestone labeled RIP?, with an arm coming from it holding a drive.
http://lifehacker.com/5951822/how-can-i-recover-data-from-a-dead-or-erased-hard-drive
"Dear Lifehacker,
I have a hard drive with valuable information on it, but I can't seem to access it—the drive is either damaged or erased. Is there any way I can see what's on the drive and get it off?
Sincerely,
Drive Paramedic
Dear Paramedic,
Don't worry, we're not going to ask where you got the drive, but there are plenty of ways to examine it and see if any of the data is recoverable. With a little time, the right tools, and some care, you may be able to get some data off of that drive..."

Hasleo Data Recovery FreeV3.2 - Free as in Freeware - Permanently from Hasleo Software

https://www.hasleo.com/win-data-recovery/free-data-recovery.html "Hasleo Data Recovery FreeV3.2 100% Free Data Recovery Software...