Disk Drill for Windows today receives its biggest update since the release of version 4, adding market-leading performance boosts, best-ever data recovery rates and an impressive list of improvements. Disk Drill 4.0.513 for Windows is available now.

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  • Deep Scan detecting even more MOV video formats (codec Apple ProRes 4444 XQ and the like)
  • FAT32 recovery faster scans, higher recovery rates, lower RAM consumption
  • Improved scanning speed, labeling and recovery of various raw photo formats (DNG – digital negative images, NEF – Nikon electronic format RAW images among them)
  • Improved ExFAT and NTFS scanning and recovery
  • Recovery Vault better support of ExFAT removable flash drives
  • Improved appending and resuming byte-to-byte backups
  • Improved  indication of the active scanning method
  • Improved CR3 (Canon raw images) recovery
  • Improved progress indication when searching for lost partitions
  • Improved opening scanning sessions from previous versions of Disk Drill
  • Improved warnings and other service messages no longer appear behind Disk Drill’s app window
  • Improved proper restoration of the scanned device’s read-write mode when canceling scanning or backup creation
  • Improved lost partitions file structuring and navigation
  • Improved lost partition search stability
  • Improved Recycle Bin can now be protected with Recovery Vault
  • Improved scan results filters
  • Improved unmounting of the scan results
  • Improved new file icon for DMG backups created with Disk Drill
  • FAT32 recovery faster FAT table detection after scans
  • Improved UI locales


  • Fixed Disk Drill’s tray icon could be visible even after exiting the app
  • Fixed recovery cap removed from Recovery Vault
  • Fixed crash when opening saved scanning sessions from the Recent list
  • Fixed random Recovery Vault crashes
  • Fixed random crashes on Disk Drill startup
  • Fixed crash if the scanned device disconnects during lost partition search
  • Fixed navigation, Recovery and Info panels could be hidden when canceling backup creation
  • Fixed rare crashes when using date filters or resizing app window in found items
  • Fixed random crashes when starting universal/smart scan or reading a storage device
  • Fixed crash when refreshing the disk list during an active universal/smart scan
  • Fixed multiple crashes when scanning and recovering from FAT32 partitions
  • Fixed random freezing during Deep Scan locating virtual partitions
  • Fixed some crashes while recovering JPG images
  • Fixed rare crash while validating destination to save session files
  • Fixed crash when saving a session file into destinations with low free disk space
  • Fixed random crashes in Deep Scan when detecting MOBI ebook file format
  • Fixed hex view could crash on zero-size files

The new 4.0.513 version of Disk Drill for Windows is available now to everyone. If you purchased Disk Drill 2.x or older, please, consult our Upgrade Policy. If you come across any issues with the app, feel free to get in touch. We are always ready to help and support.

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.updated: June 3, 2021 author: CleverFiles Team