OnBelay

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
2.2
out of 8 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2 build 012
  • Total Downloads:
    39,644
  • Date Added:
    November 16, 2005
  • File Size:
    4.27MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    12
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Editors' Review

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This utility provides data-recovery solutions for digital and flash media. OnBelay has an easy-to-use interface with a main window for displaying connected removable devices and four tabs for device information and recovery tools. This program can provide complete information about the capacity, volume, and drive name for selected devices. The program's recovery tool easily recovers images and sound files from removable drives and lets the user store recovered files in folders on the hard drive. OnBelay's backup-and-restore option is very useful in creating backups for media files and transferring them to another media, letting you create multiple backup copies. Other features--such as duplicate, restore, and format--proved to be useful in securing media files. This program, which has a 15-day trial, is suitable for all digital camera or camcorder users concerned about the stability of their media files.
 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"was a lifesaver"

February 10, 2010  |  By 1sic_chic

 |  Version: OnBelay 2 build 012

Pros

Did what I wanted it to

Cons

none that I could see

Summary

I needed it to reformat a fried USB stick and it did so where other software failed. I didn't try to recover files, but I wonder if other commenters had problems due to limitations in the trial version. Note it states a limit of 5 photo recoveries.

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3 stars

"Good at formatting a problem flash drive"

June 15, 2009  |  By jwduda

 |  Version: OnBelay 2 build 012

Pros

Was able to format my flash drive when Windows would not.

Cons

Didn't seem to work too well at file recovery.

Summary

I had a Flash drive which contained a number of corrupted files. I wasn't interested in recovering them; I just wanted to delete them and/or reformat the drive. Windows (XP) would not let me delete the corrupted files, nor would it format the drive or repair it. Within about 10 seconds of starting up OnBelay, I had the drive cleaned up and ready to go. So, that was great. Out of curiosity, I popped in a different Flash drive and checked to see what files OnBelay could recover. It was able to identify a bunch of deleted files, but I couldn't get it to recover any of them. So, that was less great.

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1 stars

"It does not work"

September 01, 2008  |  By wrs98

 |  Version: OnBelay 2 build 012

Pros

nothing to report

Cons

It does not see the corrupted files. Therefore nothing to recover. Instead, I used Recovery Manger V1.5 and it worked.

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1 stars

"Used to work until Vista came along"

June 14, 2008  |  By anthonybeaman

 |  Version: OnBelay 2 build 012

Cons

I used to use this on my old XP laptop, but even after all this time my money has been wasted as it still does not work with Windows Vista

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1 stars

"This product is useless"

January 13, 2007  |  By londonITgirl

 |  Version: OnBelay 2 build 012

Cons

This program couldn't even find the photo files that still existed, let alone the ones that were missing. Don't waste your time with it, at least for recovery purposes.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher CompuApps
Publisher web site http://www.compuapps.com/
Release Date November 16, 2005
Date Added November 16, 2005
Version 2 build 012
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95, Windows, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 4.27MB
File Name onbelayv2.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 39,644
Downloads Last Week 12
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial, 5-picture recovery
Price $24.95

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