Meet Disk Drill 4.3 for Mac – the first data recovery software for macOS with full native support of recovering lost data from internal storage devices on Macs powered by M1 chips (aka Apple Silicon). This release also improves NTFS recovery, S.M.A.R.T. monitoring, disk clean up and other Disk Drill’s extra tools, as well as creation of data backups.

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  • Yet another update that improves native scanning and recovery from storage devices encrypted by M1 security chips
  • Totally new highly enhanced NTFS recovery
  • Full-blown scanning and recovery from Time Machine on APFS volumes
  • New storage space indicators when selecting drives in Disk Drill
  • S.M.A.R.T. disk info is now collected and displayed for SSD devices on M1 Macs (when enabled in Preferences)


  • Updated system extension deployment instructions + new video tutorial
  • More user verifications when canceling Disk Drill’s actions, like ongoing scans or other operations
  • Multiple improvements in Disk Drill Extras: search for duplicates, disk clean up, backup creation, and data extraction from Time Machine
  • Parent disk and partition listing when booting from external drives
  • System information listing and collection of technical parameters for RAID arrays
  • Now disks with bad sectors are marked red in Extra Tools
  • More consistent messaging on disk updates
  • Improved scanning of APFS Fusion Drives
  • NTFS Quick Scan
  • Better disk selection when saving recovery results
  • Improved UI navigation on session auto-saves
  • Sufficient improvements in Disk Drill’s internal logs for data recovery and S.M.A.R.T. status reporting
  • Disk Drill removal impromevents


  • Disk Drill errors when opening and detaching DMG disk images
  • Issues when drives changed their attributes while being scanned
  • Scan error 3072 while reconnecting encrypted drives
  • System drive scanning error in macOS Catalina on devices with T2 chip
  • Corrected accidental Disk Drill removal via Clean Up and Data Shredder
  • Some Clean Up freezes
  • App activation status verification when processing disks with corrupted MBR sectors
  • Improper display of scan auto-resume dialog on drive disconnect
  • Warning messages when disk goes offline
  • Most extra tools are now blocked in Portable Mode
  • Disk stability verification procedure before Rebuild HFS+ algorithm

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.updated: June 3, 2021 author: CleverFiles Team