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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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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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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.
Release notes View all release notes
4.2.274
2021-02-15
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
4.1.551
2020-12-11
New
Extended selection controls in the recovery tree
New option to "Select only files that were not recovered yet" in the recovery tree
Auto-resuming scans of frequently disconnecting devices
Disk Drill's Deep Scan learns new file formats for Ichitaro Word Processor - .JTD, .JTDC, .JTT, and .JTTC, as well as .PUB (MS Publisher documents)

Improvements
NTFS scanning stability
FAT32 recovery stability enhancements
Window size saving and restoring
Device status and other notifications design
Saving and resuming scans
MS Office DOC/DOCX file format detection while deep-scanning
ZIP and RAR archives recovery and file naming
Detection and recovery of TTF, ICNS and PDF file formats
Recovery speed and memory footprint
Updated sequence of scanning methods for improved recoverability and bad sectors detection
After-scan file postprocessing now shows in GUI as "Reconstructing files and folders"
File previews and hex viewer properly disabled for offline scanning sessions
Refreshed visuals and next steps in the final recovery screen
Disk Drill now properly handles recovery attempts to read-only devices
Preview pane controls consistency
Disk Drill can now save interrupted scanning sessions for disconnected storage devices
Quick Scans on NTFS partitions with cluster size bigger than 64 KB
Recovery destination selection dialog
Undelete Protected Data now properly handles read-only devices
More consistent app window dimensions in various screen configurations
Multiple improvements in "Select All" functionality throughout Disk Drill's modules
Disk status updates could overlap scanning messages and other messaging improvements
Multiple in-app search improvements

Fixes
A bunch of random crashes related to scanning and loading saved sessions
Disk switched into read-only status after partial session loading
Random crashes related to Disk Drill's system tray menu
Crash when detecting TIFF file signature as part of deep scans
Crashes related to non-accessible session files
Offline license activation on Windows 7
Data Protection can no longer be enabled on read-only devices
Crashes when EXT partitions were created while Disk Drill was active in the background
Occasional crash when scanning HFS+ partitions
Error messages when quitting Disk Drill right after starting the app
Session autosaving on device disconnection
Rare crashes when restoring Disk Drill after PC's sleep mode
Visual fixes when searching for long file names in Disk Drill's scanning results
Occasional freeze when loading saved session files
Session auto-saving on multiple device disconnects
Continue button could be truncated due to long device name
Glitchy sorting by name in some UI modes
Save session button disappeared after file recovery
Free Features
Basic
Data Protection
Boot Drive
macOS Installer
Data Backup
Data Clean Up
Data Shredder
Free Space Eraser
Duplicate Finder


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Basic
FREE RECOVERY, UP TO 500 MB
All recovery methods with a cap
Recovery Vault data protection
Undelete protected data
Backup failing disks


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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


System requirements Full system requirements chart
Disk Space: 150 Mb 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
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.
Release notes View all
4.2.274
2021-02-15
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: 150 Mb 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


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Pay packages
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)
App Icons and Boxshots
Mac App Icon
Mac App Icon
256x256
Site Icon for Mac
Site Icon for Mac
256x256

/Icons

Get our Press Kit to access all icon sizes:
Download Disk Drill Press Kit 60 MB, 06 Oct 2020
Screenshots
Disk list on Mac OS
Welcome to Disk Drill for Maс

/Screenshots

Get the full pack of Disk Drill screenshots and user interface in HD quality:
Download Disk Drill Press Kit 60 MB, 06 Oct 2020
Videos
Disk Drill can recover any deleted file if it hasn't been overwritten: photos, music, documents, archives, application specific OS X and Windows formats.
Release notes View all
4.1.551
2020-12-11
New
Extended selection controls in the recovery tree
New option to "Select only files that were not recovered yet" in the recovery tree
Auto-resuming scans of frequently disconnecting devices
Disk Drill's Deep Scan learns new file formats for Ichitaro Word Processor - .JTD, .JTDC, .JTT, and .JTTC, as well as .PUB (MS Publisher documents)

Improvements
NTFS scanning stability
FAT32 recovery stability enhancements
Window size saving and restoring
Device status and other notifications design
Saving and resuming scans
MS Office DOC/DOCX file format detection while deep-scanning
ZIP and RAR archives recovery and file naming
Detection and recovery of TTF, ICNS and PDF file formats
Recovery speed and memory footprint
Updated sequence of scanning methods for improved recoverability and bad sectors detection
After-scan file postprocessing now shows in GUI as "Reconstructing files and folders"
File previews and hex viewer properly disabled for offline scanning sessions
Refreshed visuals and next steps in the final recovery screen
Disk Drill now properly handles recovery attempts to read-only devices
Preview pane controls consistency
Disk Drill can now save interrupted scanning sessions for disconnected storage devices
Quick Scans on NTFS partitions with cluster size bigger than 64 KB
Recovery destination selection dialog
Undelete Protected Data now properly handles read-only devices
More consistent app window dimensions in various screen configurations
Multiple improvements in "Select All" functionality throughout Disk Drill's modules
Disk status updates could overlap scanning messages and other messaging improvements
Multiple in-app search improvements

Fixes
A bunch of random crashes related to scanning and loading saved sessions
Disk switched into read-only status after partial session loading
Random crashes related to Disk Drill's system tray menu
Crash when detecting TIFF file signature as part of deep scans
Crashes related to non-accessible session files
Offline license activation on Windows 7
Data Protection can no longer be enabled on read-only devices
Crashes when EXT partitions were created while Disk Drill was active in the background
Occasional crash when scanning HFS+ partitions
Error messages when quitting Disk Drill right after starting the app
Session autosaving on device disconnection
Rare crashes when restoring Disk Drill after PC's sleep mode
Visual fixes when searching for long file names in Disk Drill's scanning results
Occasional freeze when loading saved session files
Session auto-saving on multiple device disconnects
Continue button could be truncated due to long device name
Glitchy sorting by name in some UI modes
Save session button disappeared after file recovery
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


img
Pay packages
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 300+ file formats
Enterprise
US$499
UNLIMITED COMMERCIAL RECOVERY
10 users
All PRO features
Priority support


App Icons and Boxshots
Windows App Icon
Windows App Icon
256x256
Boxshot for Windows
Boxshot for Windows
256x256 PNG

/Icons

Get our Press Kit to access all icon sizes:
Download Disk Drill Press Kit 60 MB, 06 Oct 2020
Screenshots
Searching for lost data in Disk Drill for Windows
Enumerating available devices in Disk Drill for Windows

/Screenshots

Get the full pack of Disk Drill screenshots and user interface in HD quality:
Download Disk Drill Press Kit 60 MB, 06 Oct 2020
Videos
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App Icons and Boxshots
Mac App Icon
Mac App Icon
256x256
Site Icon for Mac
Site Icon for Mac
256x256
Windows App Icon
Windows App Icon
256x256
Boxshot for Windows
Boxshot for Windows
256x256 PNG

/Icons

Get our Press Kit to access all icon sizes:
Download Disk Drill Press Kit 60 MB, 06 Oct 2020
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