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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.

4.4.356

Jun 16, 2021

New
More flexibility in byte-to-byte backups: select specific disk sectors or indicate the size in MB
S.M.A.R.T. monitoring is now easily accessible through the Extras menu
New simplified two-step Disk Drill installation
MSI files (Windows installer packages) are now supported in Deep Scan

Improvements
Better detection of PSD files in Deep Scan
Clean Up detects and displays items stored in other user accounts on a computer
More details are now displayed upon recovery completion in case there were errors during the recovery process
More hints have been added to the icons and menus throughout the app's interface
A click on the Home button during scan in Clean Up module now evokes a confirmation dialog, where you can decide whether to cancel the scan or not
Thumbnail generation progress is back. You can now see that the previews are being generated in a convenient status label
A much faster Quick Scan for ExFAT systems that contain a large number of deleted files
Better detection of lost NTFS partitions and their files based on the found MFT entries
Scan is automatically stopped when a FAT32 disk is disconnected from the computer
The FAT32 scan is ten times faster now for files with longer names
Optimized and revised Deep Scan for such file formats as JPG, PDF, and DOC
Detection of Insta360 One X2 file signatures within Deep Scan
Better support for compressed NTFS volumes
Deep Scan now recovers video files (MP4) encoded with H.265 XAVC codec
Improved detection of false exFAT volumes
Improved behavior when scan and recovery run simultaneously

Fixes
Minor interface enhancements throughout
Disk Drill stability when scanning Time Machine backups
Resolved compatibility issues with previously unsupported versions of osxfuse
A crash while recording a backup image to an unstable disk
A crash that occured if a recovery process was canceled during an ongoing scan
The "Show in Finder" button for the local Time Machine snapshots
A crash on macOS 10.11 and 10.12 that occured when scan was terminated in the Find Duplicates module
A crash that occured at the beginning of scan when the scanned disk was suddenly disconnected
Disk Drill freezing when scanning NTFS partitions with outdated Recovery Vault or Guaranteed Recovery database
A crash on macOS 10.11 if the scan results were displayed as Files and Icons
Random crashes in Hex view when loading saved sessions or repeating a scan
4.3.586

Jun 17, 2021

New
A new centralized Settings menu has been assembled for your utter convenience
The recovered files are now comprehensively listed with their recovery statuses
Deep Scan now processes only empty space on disk to save time
Disk Drill can now estimate the recovery chances for each recoverable file, when you use All recovery methods, Quick or Deep scan
Disk Drill can find existing as well as deleted files in Trash and Recycle Bin on FAT32, exFAT and NTFS volumes
"Generating thumbnails..." status is now displayed after scanning with the info on how many files were already processed
Disk Drill improves restoration of the original file names during Quick and Deep scan

Improvements
S.M.A.R.T. monitoring is greatly improved in general as well as its support for many specific devices including Seagate SSD, Kingston SA400, ADATA 650U, SanDisk SSD, KIOXIA SATA SSD, Goldenfir SATA SSD, Seagate BarraCuda SSD, Apacer AS350, YMTC SATA SSD, KLEVV NEO N610 SSD
S.M.A.R.T. monitoring is now much better at reading the SSD life and health parameters as well as Helium Level for hard disk drives
Disk Drill properly detects when FAT32 volume is disconnected and stops the ongoing scan
Greatly improved detection of lost NTFS volumes and files based on recoverable MFT entries
FAT32 volumes are scanned much faster and more efficiently thanks to optimized operations for file name resolving
Now Disk Drill works even better with compressed NTFS volumes
Greatly improved Deep Scan of ExFAT volumes with a vast amount of deleted and existing data
Improved usability during scan of partitions encrypted with BitLocker
Deep Scan works even better with damaged NTFS drives - improved meta-data processing
Deep Scan can now find and display deleted files on NTFS partitions encrypted with BitLocker
Multiple improvements when filtering recoverable items
Optimized recovery from NTFS partitions when parsing files with the same file locators and incorrect NTFS conditions when file data wasn't properly stored on a disk
Fixed file selection in the list of recoverable items when folders contained entries with the same filename
Optimized and revised Deep Scan for such file formats as TIFF, PSD, TTF, JPG, MOV, PDF, DOC
Files with long names are displayed properly in Hex view
Improved Byte-to-Byte Backup module usability
Minor tweaks in Disk Drill's interface for even better user experience: more file details when previewing videos, better informer on disconnected devices, etc.
Improved recovery of files with corrupted sector records when deep-scanning NTFS partitions
Detection of Insta360 One X2 file signatures within Deep Scan
Disks with hardware issues are now marked red in the Disk List
Deep Scan now recovers files encoded with H.265, XAVC codec
Disk Drill now properly reads S.M.A.R.T. parameters for drives inaccessible via PhysicalDriveID
NTFS Quick Scan improvements for different types of volumes and recovery scenarios
Improved file selection - it is now disabled when the current disk is disconnected or filtering returns an empty result
Improved detection of improper exFAT volumes
Improved detection of drives disconnected during file recovery phase
Improved selection of recoverable items in saved scanning sessions

Fixes
Multiple random crashes fixed
Fixed minor interface glitches during file selection, search and while using the right-click menu
Fixed the Back button functionality after the list of found items was customized
Fixed filter settings when switching to lost partition in scan results
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.

4.4.356

Jun 16, 2021

New
More flexibility in byte-to-byte backups: select specific disk sectors or indicate the size in MB
S.M.A.R.T. monitoring is now easily accessible through the Extras menu
New simplified two-step Disk Drill installation
MSI files (Windows installer packages) are now supported in Deep Scan

Improvements
Better detection of PSD files in Deep Scan
Clean Up detects and displays items stored in other user accounts on a computer
More details are now displayed upon recovery completion in case there were errors during the recovery process
More hints have been added to the icons and menus throughout the app's interface
A click on the Home button during scan in Clean Up module now evokes a confirmation dialog, where you can decide whether to cancel the scan or not
Thumbnail generation progress is back. You can now see that the previews are being generated in a convenient status label
A much faster Quick Scan for ExFAT systems that contain a large number of deleted files
Better detection of lost NTFS partitions and their files based on the found MFT entries
Scan is automatically stopped when a FAT32 disk is disconnected from the computer
The FAT32 scan is ten times faster now for files with longer names
Optimized and revised Deep Scan for such file formats as JPG, PDF, and DOC
Detection of Insta360 One X2 file signatures within Deep Scan
Better support for compressed NTFS volumes
Deep Scan now recovers video files (MP4) encoded with H.265 XAVC codec
Improved detection of false exFAT volumes
Improved behavior when scan and recovery run simultaneously

Fixes
Minor interface enhancements throughout
Disk Drill stability when scanning Time Machine backups
Resolved compatibility issues with previously unsupported versions of osxfuse
A crash while recording a backup image to an unstable disk
A crash that occured if a recovery process was canceled during an ongoing scan
The "Show in Finder" button for the local Time Machine snapshots
A crash on macOS 10.11 and 10.12 that occured when scan was terminated in the Find Duplicates module
A crash that occured at the beginning of scan when the scanned disk was suddenly disconnected
Disk Drill freezing when scanning NTFS partitions with outdated Recovery Vault or Guaranteed Recovery database
A crash on macOS 10.11 if the scan results were displayed as Files and Icons
Random crashes in Hex view when loading saved sessions or repeating a scan
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.

4.3.586

Jun 17, 2021

New
A new centralized Settings menu has been assembled for your utter convenience
The recovered files are now comprehensively listed with their recovery statuses
Deep Scan now processes only empty space on disk to save time
Disk Drill can now estimate the recovery chances for each recoverable file, when you use All recovery methods, Quick or Deep scan
Disk Drill can find existing as well as deleted files in Trash and Recycle Bin on FAT32, exFAT and NTFS volumes
"Generating thumbnails..." status is now displayed after scanning with the info on how many files were already processed
Disk Drill improves restoration of the original file names during Quick and Deep scan

Improvements
S.M.A.R.T. monitoring is greatly improved in general as well as its support for many specific devices including Seagate SSD, Kingston SA400, ADATA 650U, SanDisk SSD, KIOXIA SATA SSD, Goldenfir SATA SSD, Seagate BarraCuda SSD, Apacer AS350, YMTC SATA SSD, KLEVV NEO N610 SSD
S.M.A.R.T. monitoring is now much better at reading the SSD life and health parameters as well as Helium Level for hard disk drives
Disk Drill properly detects when FAT32 volume is disconnected and stops the ongoing scan
Greatly improved detection of lost NTFS volumes and files based on recoverable MFT entries
FAT32 volumes are scanned much faster and more efficiently thanks to optimized operations for file name resolving
Now Disk Drill works even better with compressed NTFS volumes
Greatly improved Deep Scan of ExFAT volumes with a vast amount of deleted and existing data
Improved usability during scan of partitions encrypted with BitLocker
Deep Scan works even better with damaged NTFS drives - improved meta-data processing
Deep Scan can now find and display deleted files on NTFS partitions encrypted with BitLocker
Multiple improvements when filtering recoverable items
Optimized recovery from NTFS partitions when parsing files with the same file locators and incorrect NTFS conditions when file data wasn't properly stored on a disk
Fixed file selection in the list of recoverable items when folders contained entries with the same filename
Optimized and revised Deep Scan for such file formats as TIFF, PSD, TTF, JPG, MOV, PDF, DOC
Files with long names are displayed properly in Hex view
Improved Byte-to-Byte Backup module usability
Minor tweaks in Disk Drill's interface for even better user experience: more file details when previewing videos, better informer on disconnected devices, etc.
Improved recovery of files with corrupted sector records when deep-scanning NTFS partitions
Detection of Insta360 One X2 file signatures within Deep Scan
Disks with hardware issues are now marked red in the Disk List
Deep Scan now recovers files encoded with H.265, XAVC codec
Disk Drill now properly reads S.M.A.R.T. parameters for drives inaccessible via PhysicalDriveID
NTFS Quick Scan improvements for different types of volumes and recovery scenarios
Improved file selection - it is now disabled when the current disk is disconnected or filtering returns an empty result
Improved detection of improper exFAT volumes
Improved detection of drives disconnected during file recovery phase
Improved selection of recoverable items in saved scanning sessions

Fixes
Multiple random crashes fixed
Fixed minor interface glitches during file selection, search and while using the right-click menu
Fixed the Back button functionality after the list of found items was customized
Fixed filter settings when switching to lost partition in scan results
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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Boxshot for Windows
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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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Welcome to Disk Drill for Mac

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Disk Drill for Windows

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Enumerating available devices in Disk Drill for Windows

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