July 07, 2020: meet the new Disk Drill 4.0.528, one of our feature updates of its Windows edition. It includes some new features, relevant changes to what’s already in the app, and several fixes. As always, here’s the complete changelog:

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Disk Drill 4.0.528 - Released in July 2020


  • File Signatures Deep Scan learns to recover RAR5 (recent WinRAR compressed file format)
  • UI new Home button on the final recovery screen takes users back to the disk list in one click, improves internal Disk Drill navigation


  • Disk Health Monitoring updated S.M.A.R.T. disk health monitoring code, more storage devices supported
  • ExFAT improved scan and recovery from damaged ExFAT file systems once it can’t be mounted
  • Archives Recovery improved scanning and recovery, original file name detection for archives like ZIP, CAB, RAR, RAR5
  • NTFS improved NTFS scanning and recovery results, original file path detection
  • FAT32 improved FAT32 scanning and recovery, inconsistent blank file names
  • File Signatures proper AAC file detection in Deep Scan
  • File Signatures improved Deep Scan stability while extracting metadata from TIFF, JPG, and X3F formats
  • File Signatures proper detection of M4B files (MPEG-4 Audio Books)
  • APFS improved support of Zalman docking stations, corrected lost and live partition detection
  • Deployment improved Disk Drill installation speed when damaged devices are attached
  • APFS improved error messages for unstable scans and storage devices
  • NTFS support of larger NTFS cluster sizes
  • Configuration S.M.A.R.T. disk health monitoring can now be disabled in the app (via 3-dot menu)
  • UI Disk Drill window saves its dimensions and screen position more consistently
  • Data Protection security fixes in Recovery Vault


  • Fixed internal Disk Drill navigation in Lost Partition Scans
  • Fixed some occasional crashes while saving scan sessions
  • Fixed occasional crashes while detecting TIFF files

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.updated: June 3, 2021 author: CleverFiles Team