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Disk Drill 3 Offers macOS Sierra Compatibility, New UI, Improved Data Recovery Algorithms, More

Disk Drill 3 Offers macOS Sierra Compatibility, New UI, Improved Data Recovery Algorithms, More

Cleverfiles has released Disk Drill 3, the latest version of their popular Mac data recovery software. While Disk Drill has long been the goto data recovery app here in the MacTrast offices, the new version offers a number of new features that look to make it even more invaluable.

Disk Drill 3 Offers macOS Sierra Compatibility, New UI, Improved Data Recovery Algorithms, More

In version 3, Disk Drill learns a ton of new tricks, new UI, new file signatures, new data recovery algorithms, new languages, speed improvements and more! We are thrilled to present Disk Drill 3 to all our new and existing users today. It has been a long way, and we thank everyone supporting us with purchasing premium editions of our software, testing the bugs out of numerous betas and just sharing your experience on social media.

The new features include:

  • iOS data recovery for iPhone and iPad
  • Bootable disk creation for data recovery
  • ExFAT, EXT4 support
  • Android data recovery (rooted or USB mass storage mode only)
  • Tolerant reading of GPT partitions improves lost partitions recovery
  • New file signatures for Deep Scan: .epb (EP Budgeting files), .rt (Rich Text document), .mlv (Magic Lantern Video Wrapper File for DSLRs), .ipt (AutoDesk Inventor CAD), .aaf (Advanced Authoring Format multimedia file), .tib (Acronis True Image), .enex (Evernote XML notes)
  • Better handling of orphan & lost files in HFS+ Catalog Rebuild
  • HFS+ Extraction added to the family of other HFS+ Healing Algorithms – now locating lost HFS partitions more reliably
  • Support of macOS 10.12 Sierra

Plus:

  • Duplicate finder module helps free up extra disk space
  • Faster byte-to-byte disk backups
  • Create byte-to-byte disk images of Android devices
  • Improved mounting of scanning results as disk

And some minor improvements and fixes:

  • Preview recoverable items more conveniently, as icons with thumbnails for all previewable file formats
  • Improved standard preview of found files in QuickLook
  • Sorting in recovery results screen, makes finding potential recovery issues in the list much easier Totally new UI
  • Review found items as a flat list, without grouping and folders
  • New disk grouping by type to better visualize Fusion drives and virtual partitions (logical, physical, hard drives, devices)
  • Fuse for OS X is no longer a pre-requisite for DMG and scanning results’ mounting capabilities
  • Simplified data protection directly from the disk list
  • Interactive bad sector management
  • Refreshed more intuitive app preferences
  • Native disk icons in disk list
  • Responsive UI improves displaying localized controls
  • Improved disk image attaching and detaching
  • Now Disk Drill also speaks Korean, Turkish, Arabic, Malaysian, Taiwanese
  • Improved reconstruction of .sib (Sibelius music composing software)
  • Endless fixes and improvements on Mac OS X 10.11.x
Disk Drill 3 Offers macOS Sierra Compatibility, New UI, Improved Data Recovery Algorithms, More

Disk Drill 3 is available as a free download, and is also available in both Pro and Enterprise versions. Check out the different versions and their features here. Discounted upgrades from previous versions are also available.

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