Data Rescue

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Highly recommend"

    November 6, 2012  |   By kent1

    Pros

    Fast, simple to use and intuitive interface
    Very effective. Good value for money, priceless when it recovers
    your lost data

    Cons

    Can't think of any

    Summary

    A friend of mine recently accidentally re-formatted his External Hard Drive which contained all his iTunes Music library and media. As a long time user of Drive Genius, last night, I purchased Data Rescue 3, ran it all night and recovered all 115GB of his music, and I have now imported the music back into iTunes. I have never ventured into data recovery before, but I have to say that your program is not only effective, but also very intuitive to use. I didn't have time to read the full manual. Just used the deleted Items scan. It took about 7 hours to scan and about 4 hrs to recover.
    I love the way the recovered files are shown in Folders, in this case Music, with each type nested inside, i.e. MP3, AIFF, etc It even restored the song and album name, and the artwork artwork!
    Needless to say we are both very impressed with Data Rescue!

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