Recovery Explorer Standard can be applied to a variety of logical data loss cases including accidental files deletion, disk volume loss, and file system formatting. The software works with a diversity of data storage media including virtual disks and disk images formatted with a range of file systems from Windows, Linux and macOS. The application includes a possibility of recovering lost information in both conventional and Wizard modes.

Recovery Explorer Standard advantages

Standard

RAID

Professional

Coverage of a vast variety of storage media

Recovery from the Windows, Mac, Linux file systems

Option of switching to a simple Wizard mode

Does not require expert knowledge

Best price for both fixed and removable
storage recovery

Key features

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Wizard mode

Recovery Explorer Standard features modern and intuitively clear interface. The utility also has an option of switching to the wizard-based mode to simplify the recovery procedure. Wit prompts and useful tips, the software becomes an irreplaceable helper in dealing with data loss.

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Recovery from most popular file systems

The program serves as a remedy against the loss of valuable information from hard drives, whether internal or attached to a local computer via a USB cable or USB/SATA adapter. Recovery Explorer Standard handles most popular file systems of the operating systems running the data storage.

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Comprehensive files recovery

The set of tools included in the software provides solutions for most common data loss cases, including file system formatting. Even if the metadata is lost permanently, the program can predict file allocation basing on file system specifics, other files allocations and file content analysis.

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Hexadecimal data analysis

Recovery Explorer Standard allows viewing contents of disks, disk partitions and files in hexadecimal mode. The in-built hexadecimal viewer may be helpful in defining RAID parameters such as drives order, parity distribution algorithm as well as in examination of the overall disk consistency.

Supported host operating systems
Microsoft Windows ®: starting with Windows ® XP with Service Pack 3 and later;
Apple macOS: all starting with version 10.7 and above;
Linux: Debian Linux 6.0 (or compatible) and above.
Supported host computer architectures
Intel Architecture, 32-bit (IA-32, x86);
AMD64 (x86-64).
Supported file systems for recovery
FAT/FAT32, ExFAT, NTFS;
Ext2 to Ext4, UFS/UFS2, ReiserFS, XFS, JFS;
Apple HFS+, Apple APFS;
  • NTFS:
data access, search for lost partitions, RAID recovery, deleted files recovery, recovery after format and recovery after file system damage.
  • FAT/FAT32:
data access, search for lost partitions, deleted files recovery, recovery after format and recovery after file system damage.
  • SGI XFS:
data access, search for lost partitions, RAID recovery, deleted files recovery, recovery after format and recovery after file system damage. Support of NAS devices and custom servers.
  • Apple HFS+ and APFS:
data access, search for lost partitions, RAID recovery, deleted files recovery* and recovery after file system damage.
  • Linux JFS (JFS2):
data access, search for lost partitions, RAID recovery, deleted files recovery, recovery after format and recovery after file system damage.
  • Ext2-Ext4:
data access, search for lost partitions, RAID recovery, deleted files recovery*, recovery after file system damage. Support of both NAS and custom servers.
  • ReiserFS:
data access, search for lost partitions, RAID recovery, deleted files recovery, recovery after format and recovery after file system damage.
  • UFS/UFS2, Adaptec UFS:
data access, search for lost partitions, RAID recovery for both little-endian and big-endian variations. Recovery after file system damage. Very limited support of deleted data recovery.
  • Btrfs:
data access and RAID recovery; supported harware RAID, mdadm RAID, Btrfs-driven RAID.
Trial limitations
The software will copy files with the size below 256 KB only; "Save" and "Copy" functions of certain hexadecimal viewer/editor dialogs are disabled.
OS
disk space
RAM
Web browser
Minimal configuration
any of supported operating systems
at least 20 MB free disk space for software executable files
at least 1 GB RAM
Linux software version can run from most modern Linux Live CD
Recommended configuration
64-bit edition of any of supported operating systems
over 1 GB free disk space for program and temporary files
at least 2 GB RAM and 4 logical cores CPU
default web browser
version 6.17.1
19.07.2018
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What's new in version 6.17.1:
* Fixed problem reading expanded EXT-formatted volumes (classic+meta GD); * Fixed reading of large EXT folders after massive file deletion (when whole blocks are released).

version 6.16.2
17.05.2018
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What's new in version 6.16.2:
* Enhanced recovery quality from ExFAT file system.

version 6.16.1
03.05.2018
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What's new in version 6.16.1:
* Enhanced recovery quality from Btrfs after format; * Fixed issue with reconstruction of damaged root folder on FAT32.

version 6.16
23.04.2018
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What's new in version 6.16:
* One more enhancement to NTFS file system reconstruction after scan; * Signficantly enhanced Apple APFS file system recovery.

version 6.15.2
10.04.2018
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What's new in version 6.15.2:
* Enhanced structure reconstruction on NTFS file system after scan; * Added setting to skip automatically objects that cannot be created during copying.

version 6.15.1
26.03.2018
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What's new in version 6.15.1:
* Fixed bug in partition search tool; * Added new camera raw formats to embedded viewer.

version 6.15
06.03.2018
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What's new in version 6.15:
* Fixed data recovery on FAT with zero file creation dates; * Added thumbnail preview for certain video file formats.

version 6.14.3
16.02.2018
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What's new in version 6.14.3:
* Fixed problem with support of small compressed files on Btrfs; * Fixed problem with GPT partition recognition on 4K-block disks.

version 6.14.2
22.01.2018
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What's new in version 6.14.2:
* Raw recovery: byte-accurate detection of size for JPG and MTS, excluded bad JPG; * Viewer: now displaying damaged progressive JPG files; * Bug fix: fixed severe issue with multi-thread scan under Linux and macOS.

version 6.14.1
21.12.2017
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What's new in version 6.14.1:
* Fixed software bug that may happen when handling EXT file system with specific superblock damage.

version 6.14
11.12.2017
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What's new in version 6.14:
* Support of 'read' for EXT file system with group descriptor damage.

version 6.13.2
25.10.2017
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What's new in version 6.13.2:
* Fixed issue with Apple software RAID support.

version 6.13.1
12.10.2017
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What's new in version 6.13.1:
* Fixed few issues with Apple APFS file system scan quality.

version 6.13
04.10.2017
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What's new in version 6.13:
* Added support of Apple APFS file system (both 'read' and 'scan').

version 6.12.2
22.09.2017
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What's new in version 6.12.2:
* Fixed issue reading disks with 4K sectors under macOS; * Applied modifcation to FAT32 scan procedure (related to car DVR); * Few minor bugs fixed (related to internal resources leak).

version 6.12.1
28.08.2017
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What's new in version 6.12.1:
* Added support of LZO/ZLIB compressions to Btrfs (including scan); * Fixed bug with resumption of scan result from Btrfs file system; * Extended support of camera raw photos by embedded viewer.

version 6.11
28.07.2017
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What's new in version 6.11:
* Significantly enhanced quality of lost data recovery from Btrfs file system; * Enhanced raw recovery procedure for certain picture formats based on TIFF (including camera raw photos); * Fixed some problems and extended support of camera raw photos by embedded viewer.

version 6.10.1
25.05.2017
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What's new in version 6.10.1:
* Option to skip file system scan in Wizard mode to revise existing file system contents; * Fixed bug with incorrect file dates on native file systems under Linux and macOS; * Extended support of camera-raw formats by embedded viewer.

version 6.10
20.04.2017
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What's new in version 6.10:
* Support of HFS+ hardlinks in file system access mode. * Fixed problem with expanded EXT4 (meta_bg).

version 6.9.5
02.04.2017
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What's new in version 6.9.5:
* Added support of PDF, EXE and some other formats in embedded viewer; * Added "read" support for experimental Apple APFS file system.

version 6.9.4
01.03.2017
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What's new in version 6.9.4:
* Fixed bug with memory overflow in certain scenarios when scanning Ext4 file system; * Extended support of camera-raw formats by embedded viewer.

version 6.9.3
19.01.2017
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What's new in version 6.9.3:
* Extended support of camera-raw formats by embedded viewer.

version 6.9.2
07.12.2016
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What's new in version 6.9.2:
* Better damaged FAT/FAT32 recovery in certain scenarios.

version 6.9.1
26.11.2016
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What's new in version 6.9.1:
* Better deleted data reconstruction on XFS file system in certain scenarios.

version 6.9
14.11.2016
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What's new in version 6.9:
* Massive update to file type-based data recovery (raw recovery).

version 6.8.2
04.11.2016
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What's new in version 6.8.2:
* Update to image viewer (DICOM, JPG, Camera RAW); * Returned support of 32bit version of Windows XP SP3; * Update to NTFS and ZFS modules.

version 6.8.1
22.09.2016
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What's new in version 6.8.1:
* Support of restoring network shared folders under privileged user account of Windows 10; * Enhanced 'raw recovery' procedure result quality; * New raw photo formats supported by embedded viewer.

version 6.8
08.09.2016
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What's new in version 6.8:
* Major update to Wizard mode; * Fixed reported software errors; * Fixed issue with USB adaptors that convert 512 byte sectors to 4KB sectors.

version 6.7.1
08.08.2016
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What's new in version 6.7.1:
* Software release with English, German and Ukrainian languages