Tutorials

Verifying recovery chances for DMG files

An Apple Disk Image (a file with DMG extension) is a disk image widely used in macOS. When opened or double-clicked, an Apple disk image gets “mounted” as a new volume in Finder. When mounted, you would usually see multiple files inside the new volume. […]

Can Recovery Vault be used in forensic research? macOS

Occasionally we are getting requests from various law enforcement organizations throughout the world about Disk Drill and its forensic features. In addition to Forensic Data Export in DFXML format, turns out many are able to utilize other functions of Disk Drill for making our world a […]

How to remove old auto-saved recovery sessions? macOS

In the current version of Disk Drill for macOS, you can remove such auto-saves only manually: Close Disk Drill Open Finder and press Command+Shift+G Type ~/Library/Application Support/DiskDrill to access the folder with auto-saves Remove unwanted auto-saves Once all auto-saves are […]

How to Recover Lost Data with Disk Drill 3 for macOS macOS

To launch the recovery process in Disk Drill, perform the following: 1. Start Disk Drill by going to your Applications folder and double-clicking on the Disk Drill icon. 2. On the main screen, you will see a list of the […]

Android Data Recovery – Disk Drill for Mac – How-to macOS

This article is a work in progress and will be updated with new Android releases, Disk Drill updates, and based on your feedback. The following instructions are only required if your Android device does not support USB Mass Storage Mode, and […]

How can Disk Drill for Windows be uninstalled? Windows

Depending on the version of Windows OS you are running, one of the following instructions will let you quickly remove Disk Drill for Windows. We surely regret seeing you go, we’ll hope you just decided to transfer your copy of Disk Drill […]

How to Upgrade from Disk Drill 1.8 to 2.0 macOS

Version 2.0 is a major upgrade of the Disk Drill program. It is recommended that all users upgrade, as there have been major improvements to file signature recognition and recovery algorithms. If you have recently completed a scan, we recommend […]

How to Install Disk Drill in Portable Mode macOS

Like many apps, Disk Drill can be installed either on your Mac’s main hard drive or on another disk, in what is called “portable mode.” The advantages of portable mode are especially significant when you are trying to recover data. […]

How to Recover Lost Files from Your Mac Internal Hard Drive macOS

Recovering files from your Mac’s internal hard drive is a bit more complicated than recovering it from an external drive or device. The reason for this is that anything you do on your Mac, after you realize that a file […]

How to Recover Lost Files with Disk Drill PRO for Mac macOS

This tutorial assumes that you have already upgraded from Disk Drill Basic to Disk Drill PRO. Before You Begin Connect Your Device: If the deleted files you wish to recover are on an external device, such as a flash drive […]

How to Upgrade from Disk Drill Basic to PRO

The great thing about Disk Drill is that you don’t have to buy the software until you are sure that the file you need can be recovered. Always download the free Disk Drill Basic first, and scan your files. Once […]

How to Uninstall Disk Drill for Mac macOS

Some users have asked us: What’s the correct way to uninstall all the components of Disk Drill? Usually, a Mac user will just move an app to the Trash, and consider the job done. But Disk Drill installs some low-core […]

How to Install Disk Drill macOS

If you’ve lost a file and need to recover it, don’t worry — the Disk Drill installation process is quick and easy. Best of all, you can scan and identify which files are recoverable for free with Disk Drill Basic. […]

How to Use Recovery Vault and Guaranteed Recovery macOS

Recovery Vault and Guaranteed Recovery are two different ways to protect yourself from future data loss. Recovery Vault saves the metadata (filename, file location, etc) of deleted files, making it much easier to identify and recover these files using Disk […]

How to Recover Lost Files with Disk Drill Basic

If you’ve lost a file, time is of the essence. As new information is saved to a hard drive, flash drive or memory card, old information gets overwritten. So do not use the drive or disk that has the lost […]

Video How-To: Uninstall Disk Drill macOS

Hi, today we will show you how to completely uninstall Disk Drill from your system. This video how-to contains the only right way to follow to remove Disk Drill and all its components. PS: This article is about Disk Drill […]

Video How-To: Upgrade Disk Drill Basic to PRO macOS

Today we would like to offer you a new how-to video which describes the recommended procedure of Disk Drill activation. We hope you’ll enjoy the advantages of a video tutorial and will like this one. Also we would like to […]

Recuva-like App for Mac OS X macOS

In this case study Jerome Atlas, a professional photographer, explains how he benefits from using Disk Drill.