DiskDigger

DiskDigger

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 19 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0.5.519
  • Total Downloads:
    69,158
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 21, 2010
  • Price:
    Free to try; $14.99 to buy
  • File Size:
    377.16KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    129
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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DiskDigger is a compact, self-contained utility that can recover lost, damaged, and deleted files from any media your PC can read, including hard, floppy, and optical disks, flash drives, and memory cards. It bypasses the Windows file system drivers, with built-in support for all file systems, so it can scan most media directly. It scans disks deeply, including reformatted, badly formatted, and wiped disks. It even handles disks with bad sectors and other damage, though it's not a repair utility, it's just an excellent file-recovery tool that happens to be free.

The entire application resides in just one executable file that can be run from any computer, so there's nothing to install, and it leaves no traces of its operation behind. DiskDigger has an attractive, clean interface that's surprisingly sophisticated for such a compact utility; just two main panes: The left pane displays the scanned data, and the right pane shows an image of recovered files. It has two methods of scanning, a file system scan and a deep scan of the entire disk surface that looks for traces of lost and deleted files. The file system scan is quick and the deep scan is slow, but you might be surprised what you can dig out of an old hard disk with it. Still, we like that DiskDigger lets you preview most files before actually scanning them, so you don't waste time.

DiskDigger works with all versions of Windows. It's easy to use, but its Web site offers excellent support if needed.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Lifesaver!"

December 25, 2010  |  By sarahsss

 |  Version: DiskDigger 1.0.5.519

Pros

easy to use, free, works very well, cheapest file recovery software i have found so far (if you want to register and buy/donate),

Cons

can't do to many files at once or sometimes freezes, annoying license key popup - but still free!

Summary

truley a lifesaver, i searched all over the internet for a free data recovery software and finally found what i was looking for.
most of the other data recovery software i found was $35 and over to use!
Diskdigger is FREE, though has a key license popup that appears for every save. If you want that to go away its only the low price of $14,

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.0.5.519
Version 1.0.5.519 has support for recovering GZ (gzip) archives in deeper mode, recovering GnuCash (.XAC), and KMyMoney (.KMY) files.
General
Publisher Dmitry Brant
Publisher web site http://dmitrybrant.com/
Release Date November 21, 2010
Date Added November 21, 2010
Version 1.0.5.519
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 377.16KB
File Name diskdigger.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 69,158
Downloads Last Week 129
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price $14.99

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