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Disk Drill 4.1 for macOS Big Sur

Disk Drill 4.1 🥳 for macOS adds a ton of new features, improvements and fixes. Check them out below.

  •  New  Deep Scan (traditionally) learns new file formats: “Ichitaro” the Japanese text processor (JTD, JTDC, JTT, JTTC), Microsoft Publisher files (PUB), WordPerfect (WPD)
  •  New  Byte-to-byte backups can now be paused and resumed
  •  New  Disk Drill now recommends scanning Android’s memory card when possible, instead of jumping through the hoops of full-fledged Android recovery
  •  New  New squircle Big-Sur-style app icon
  •  New  Improved hints throughout the app’s interface, including improved starting zero-state screens
  •  Improved  Encrypted and CoreStorage HFS+ partitions are now displayed separately in the disk list
  •  Improved  APFS scanning and recovery algorithms
  •  Improved  Proper detection of macOS Big Sur installer on disk
  •  Improved  More informative and accurate bad blocks notifications when scanning corrupted drives
  •  Improved  Better detection of APFS partitions after formatting
  •  Improved  Additional information displayed while loading large session files
  •  Improved  Several minor improvements in disk backups
  •  Improved  Better detection of a drive’s online status in Clean Up and Backup modules
  •  Improved  File search improvements in the UI
  •  Improved  Updated descriptions in data protection settings
  •  Improved  Quick Scan of FAT32 partitions
  •  Improved  Recovery log can now be sorted by several dimensions
  •  Improved  Some enhancements related to user privacy throughput the UI
  •  Improved  Data Shredder and free space Erasure method selection
  •  Improved  No more auto-collapsing of recently deleted files (Found files) in scan results
  •  Improved  Disk Drill provides more details when detaching byte-to-byte backups fails
  •  Improved  Disk Drill now properly prompts for admin credentials when launched under a restricted user
  •  Improved  System extension (kext) is now installed only when SIP-protected device is initialized for scanning
  •  Improved  Fewer System Extension permission requests on macOS Big Sur
  •  Improved  Scan results navigation
  •  Improved  Better icons to identify some partitions after scan completion
  •  Improved  “Recover All” now properly selects all files for recovery if scanning is still in progress
  •  Improved  S.M.A.R.T. icons and indicators behavior
  •  Fixed  Some random freezes in scan results
  •  Fixed  Mount/Unmount options now disabled for encrypted partitions
  •  Fixed  Font color could erroneously change in data protection module
  •  Fixed  HFS+ Catalog Rebuild fixes for disconnected drives
  •  Fixed  “All Recovery Methods” type of scan no longer available for locked devices
  •  Fixed  Source device with macOS installer could be selected as destination
  •  Fixed  Network connected devices were duplicated in some modules
  •  Fixed  Built-in preview window resizing
  •  Fixed  Various UI micro-glitches
  •  Fixed  Scanning could be resumed from the backup module
  •  Fixed  Random crash while saving backups to desktop
  •  Fixed  Scanning methods selection for external APFS Time Machine backups
  •  Fixed  Memory leaks while scanning Android devices
  •  Fixed  Forensic data export when scanning in progress
  •  Fixed  File list was not properly updated when switching filtered objects on and off
  •  Fixed  Incorrect “Scan complete” confirmation when canceling Clean Up process
  •  Fixed  Incorrect informers shown when scanning iOS 14

Get the new release here. 👍 Stay tuned for more good stuff from CleverFiles!

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.updated: December 9, 2020 author: Jeff Cochin