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About Disk Drill

Simple enough for casual users but more than capable of delivering professional results, Disk Drill 4 is the ultimate data recovery and protection app both for macOS and Windows.

From permanently deleted work documents that took many hours to create to accidentally formatted USB flash drives and memory cards with irreplaceable family images and videos, Disk Drill 4 can quickly solve all data loss situations, regardless of how serious they may seem to be.

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Summary

Disk Drill for Mac

Disk Drill data recovery for Mac OS X locates and recovers deleted files from any mountable media like your main drive, external hard disk, memory cards, iPods, iPhones and Android devices, etc.

Disk Drill for Windows

Disk Drill can recover any deleted file if it hasn't been overwritten: photos, music, documents, archives, application specific OS X and Windows formats.

4.3.316

Apr 27, 2021

New:

Disk Drill now runs natively on M1 Macs

Deep Scan extends PDF and AI file formats labeling

Improved:

Support of the new osxfuse/macFUSE version 4

DOC, TTF, and PUB file formats recovery with Deep Scan

DNG/RAW image formats preview on older macOS versions, 10.11-10.14

Reinstated and enhanced S.M.A.R.T. monitoring for internal drives

Updating the app no longer requires user credentials

Enhanced scanning of SIP-protected drives on macOS Big Sur with T2 and M1

Deep Scan yields more recoverable files when scanning T2-protected system partitions

System drives' scanning when running Disk Drill in macOS Recovery

Scanning devices with ZFS file system

Scan session auto-saving when switching to drive backup in case of failing media

Overall UI improvements when resizing the main Disk Drill window

RTF file format recognition within Deep

Scan was missing font detection

Built-in preview functionality for M1 devices running Big Sur

Multiple security improvements in Disk Drill's updater

Recovery of encrypted system APFS Fusion

Drives when booting from external media

Better Hide Duplicates filter in recovery results

Duplicator Finder scanning and overall speed

Clean Up and Data Protection modules compatibility

Backup creation resuming

Several Dark Mode improvements in iOS scan results

PUB signature deep scan accuracy detection

DOC signature deep scan stability

Clean Up mode and Duplicate Finder no longer accept folders from physically damaged drives

Backup files appending

Removed unnecessary scroll bars in Disk

Drill's main UI when resized into its minimal state

First-time Disk Drill installation procedure

System extension (kext) updates

Stability enchantments when detecting connected devices

Disk Drill's information overlays

Fixed:

A couple of minor visual glitches in the Disk Drill installer

System extension (kext) deployment on clean M1 Macs without Rosetta sub-system

Recovery from NTFS compressed drives

File preview and hex mode are available for long file names and paths (255 bytes or more)

Clean Up mode and Duplicate Finder could move files to incorrect destination if the original target device was disconnected

Random Deep Scan crashes when detecting TIFF files

Creating backups of physically damaged devices and Android partitions

Backing up android partitions

Backed up APFS container did not list parent containers in the disk list

Occasional stops when mounting APFS containers from DMG disk images

Recovery destination could not be selected in macOS 10.13 while in macOS Recovery

Previews in Duplicator Finder

Scanning failing bad devices

Accidental scans of SIP-protected drives bypassing Disk Drill's system extension (kext) via right-click menu

Exception when hex preview window was not closed on a disconnected drive

4.2.568

Feb 23, 2021

New

Completely revamped NTFS scanning and recovery module restores more data from formatted drives, corrupted partitions, and other critical data loss cases

Improvements

NTFS scanning now supports compressed volumes

Fluent disk backup progress indication

Recovery Vault data protection initiation

Preview of recoverable files in cases of multiple storage device disconnects while scanning

NTFS scanning status messages

Multiple improvements and fixes when choosing recovery destination folder

PUB files recovery for Microsoft Publisher documents

Deep-scanning for MSI (MS Windows Installer format recovery), DOC (MS Word), and PDF (Portable Document Format) file formats

Installation routines and verification of required files when upgrading from previous versions of Disk Drill

Connection status tracking for scanned storage devices

Disk Drill deinstallation and back-end cleanup

Full target recovery location shown on hover in the final steps of the scanning process

32-bit systems will not scan past 1 million items due to RAM constraints

Fixes

Crash when deleting scan session files from read-only drives

A bunch of other crashes while scanning and running the recovery phase

Crash when starting Disk Drill while its config file was blocked by another process

Crash while recovering RAF files (Fujifilm RAW image data)

Occasional crashes while searching for lost partitions

Crash when reading and updating S.M.A.R.T. disk data

Random crashes when recovering from NTFS drives with enabled compression flags

Free Features
Basic
  • Data Protection
  • Boot Drive
  • macOS Installer
  • Data Backup
  • Data Clean Up
  • Data Shredder
  • Free Space Eraser
  • Duplicate Finder
Free Features Disk Drill Mac
Basic
  • FREE RECOVERY, UP TO 500 MB
  • All recovery methods with a cap
  • Recovery Vault data protection
  • Undelete protected data
  • Backup failing disks
Free Features Disk Drill Windows
Premium features (Buy Disk Drill for Mac and get the Windows version free)
PRO

US$89

  • 1 USER, UP TO 3 MACS
  • Quick & Deep Scan
  • Rebuild HFS+ Catalog
  • Lost Partition Search & more
  • All media types and file systems
PRO

US$89

  • UNLIMITED PERSONAL RECOVERY, 1 USER
  • Quick and Deep Scan
  • Lost partition search
  • All file systems (FAT32, NTFS, exFAT, EXT3/4 etc.)
Reconstructs 400+ file formats
Enterprise

US$499

  • 10 USERS, ∞ MACS
  • Full-featured commercial data recovery package with top-level support for the whole company.
Forensic data export (DFXML)
Enterprise

US$499

  • UNLIMITED COMMERCIAL RECOVERY
  • 10 users
  • All PRO features
  • Priority support

Disk Space: 150MB minimum free space

CPU: at least with x86

RAM: at least 128MB

Disk Drill 4.x • Mac OS X 10.11.6–11.0 Direct Download
Disk Drill 3.8 • Mac OS X 10.9.5–10.11.6 Direct Download
Disk Drill 3.7 • Mac OS X 10.8.5–10.9.4 Direct Download
Disk Drill 2.4 • Mac OS X 10.6.8–10.8.4 Direct Download
Disk Drill 1.8: Mac OS X 10.5-10.6.7 Direct Download

Disk Space: 30MB minimum free space

CPU: at least with x86

RAM: at least 128MB

Disk Drill 4.0: Windows 7 SP1/8/8.1/10 Direct Download
Disk Drill 2.x: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 Direct Download
Summary

Disk Drill for Mac

Disk Drill data recovery for Mac OS X locates and recovers deleted files from any mountable media like your main drive, external hard disk, memory cards, iPods, iPhones and Android devices, etc.

4.3.316

Apr 27, 2021

New:

Disk Drill now runs natively on M1 Macs

Deep Scan extends PDF and AI file formats labeling

Improved:

Support of the new osxfuse/macFUSE version 4

DOC, TTF, and PUB file formats recovery with Deep Scan

DNG/RAW image formats preview on older macOS versions, 10.11-10.14

Reinstated and enhanced S.M.A.R.T. monitoring for internal drives

Updating the app no longer requires user credentials

Enhanced scanning of SIP-protected drives on macOS Big Sur with T2 and M1

Deep Scan yields more recoverable files when scanning T2-protected system partitions

System drives' scanning when running Disk Drill in macOS Recovery

Scanning devices with ZFS file system

Scan session auto-saving when switching to drive backup in case of failing media

Overall UI improvements when resizing the main Disk Drill window

RTF file format recognition within Deep

Scan was missing font detection

Built-in preview functionality for M1 devices running Big Sur

Multiple security improvements in Disk Drill's updater

Recovery of encrypted system APFS Fusion

Drives when booting from external media

Better Hide Duplicates filter in recovery results

Duplicator Finder scanning and overall speed

Clean Up and Data Protection modules compatibility

Backup creation resuming

Several Dark Mode improvements in iOS scan results

PUB signature deep scan accuracy detection

DOC signature deep scan stability

Clean Up mode and Duplicate Finder no longer accept folders from physically damaged drives

Backup files appending

Removed unnecessary scroll bars in Disk

Drill's main UI when resized into its minimal state

First-time Disk Drill installation procedure

System extension (kext) updates

Stability enchantments when detecting connected devices

Disk Drill's information overlays

Fixed:

A couple of minor visual glitches in the Disk Drill installer

System extension (kext) deployment on clean M1 Macs without Rosetta sub-system

Recovery from NTFS compressed drives

File preview and hex mode are available for long file names and paths (255 bytes or more)

Clean Up mode and Duplicate Finder could move files to incorrect destination if the original target device was disconnected

Random Deep Scan crashes when detecting TIFF files

Creating backups of physically damaged devices and Android partitions

Backing up android partitions

Backed up APFS container did not list parent containers in the disk list

Occasional stops when mounting APFS containers from DMG disk images

Recovery destination could not be selected in macOS 10.13 while in macOS Recovery

Previews in Duplicator Finder

Scanning failing bad devices

Accidental scans of SIP-protected drives bypassing Disk Drill's system extension (kext) via right-click menu

Exception when hex preview window was not closed on a disconnected drive

System requirements

Disk Space: 150MB minimum free space

CPU: at least with x86

RAM: at least 128MB

Disk Drill 4.x • Mac OS X 10.11.6–11.0 Direct Download
Disk Drill 3.8 • Mac OS X 10.9.5–10.11.6 Direct Download
Disk Drill 3.7 • Mac OS X 10.8.5–10.9.4 Direct Download
Disk Drill 2.4 • Mac OS X 10.6.8–10.8.4 Direct Download
Disk Drill 1.8: Mac OS X 10.5-10.6.7 Direct Download
Free Features
Basic
  • Data Protection
  • Boot Drive
  • macOS Installer
  • Data Backup
  • Data Clean Up
  • Data Shredder
  • Free Space Eraser
  • Duplicate Finder
Free Features Disk Drill Mac
Premium features (Buy Disk Drill for Mac and get the Windows version free)
PRO

US$89

  • 1 USER, UP TO 3 MACS
  • Quick & Deep Scan
  • Rebuild HFS+ Catalog
  • Lost Partition Search & more
  • All media types and file systems
Enterprise

US$499

  • 10 USERS, ∞ MACS
  • Full-featured commercial data recovery package with top-level support for the whole company.
Forensic data export (DFXML)

Disk Drill for Windows

Disk Drill can recover any deleted file if it hasn't been overwritten: photos, music, documents, archives, application specific OS X and Windows formats.

4.2.568

Feb 23, 2021

New

Completely revamped NTFS scanning and recovery module restores more data from formatted drives, corrupted partitions, and other critical data loss cases

Improvements

NTFS scanning now supports compressed volumes

Fluent disk backup progress indication

Recovery Vault data protection initiation

Preview of recoverable files in cases of multiple storage device disconnects while scanning

NTFS scanning status messages

Multiple improvements and fixes when choosing recovery destination folder

PUB files recovery for Microsoft Publisher documents

Deep-scanning for MSI (MS Windows Installer format recovery), DOC (MS Word), and PDF (Portable Document Format) file formats

Installation routines and verification of required files when upgrading from previous versions of Disk Drill

Connection status tracking for scanned storage devices

Disk Drill deinstallation and back-end cleanup

Full target recovery location shown on hover in the final steps of the scanning process

32-bit systems will not scan past 1 million items due to RAM constraints

Fixes

Crash when deleting scan session files from read-only drives

A bunch of other crashes while scanning and running the recovery phase

Crash when starting Disk Drill while its config file was blocked by another process

Crash while recovering RAF files (Fujifilm RAW image data)

Occasional crashes while searching for lost partitions

Crash when reading and updating S.M.A.R.T. disk data

Random crashes when recovering from NTFS drives with enabled compression flags

System requirements

Disk Space: 30MB minimum free space

CPU: at least with x86

RAM: at least 128MB

Disk Drill 4.0: Windows 7 SP1/8/8.1/10 Direct Download
Disk Drill 2.x: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 Direct Download
Free Features
Basic
  • FREE RECOVERY, UP TO 500 MB
  • All recovery methods with a cap
  • Recovery Vault data protection
  • Undelete protected data
  • Backup failing disks
Free Features Disk Drill Windows
Premium features (Buy Disk Drill for Mac and get the Windows version free)
PRO

US$89

  • UNLIMITED PERSONAL RECOVERY, 1 USER
  • Quick and Deep Scan
  • Lost partition search
  • All file systems (FAT32, NTFS, exFAT, EXT3/4 etc.)
Reconstructs 400+ file formats
Enterprise

US$499

  • UNLIMITED COMMERCIAL RECOVERY
  • 10 users
  • All PRO features
  • Priority support
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Mac App Icon
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Disk list on Mac OS
Welcome to Disk Drill for Mac
Searching for lost data in Disk Drill for Windows
Enumerating available devices in Disk Drill for Windows

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Disk list on Mac OS
Welcome to Disk Drill for Mac

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Disk Drill for Windows

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Windows App Icon
Windows App Icon
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Boxshot for Windows
Boxshot for Windows
256x256 PNG

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Searching for lost data in Disk Drill for Windows
Enumerating available devices in Disk Drill for Windows

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