DiskDigger

DiskDigger

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

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0.10.915
  • Total Downloads:
    69,158
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 05, 2011
  • 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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5 stars

"Life Saver11"

November 20, 2011  |  By Sethboyardee

 |  Version: DiskDigger 1.0.10.915

Pros

The best 15 bucks I've spent. DiskDigger saved my bacon and restored a whole day of hundreds of images on a corrupted CF card. I now consider it an essential right along with things like extra batteries.

Cons

None that I have found. Works great!!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.0.10.915
Version 1.0.10.915 has include filter recoverable files by name and size.
General
Publisher Dmitry Brant
Publisher web site http://dmitrybrant.com/
Release Date October 05, 2011
Date Added October 05, 2011
Version 1.0.10.915
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
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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