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Data Rescue is a robust and reliable hard-drive recovery solution for your Mac. Recover lost or deleted files, mount corrupted drives, and more -- Data Rescue offers complete relief from crippling hard-drive disasters!

Feature-rich Recovery
  • Recover hundreds of file types.
  • Preview recoverable files.
  • Clone drives ahead of physical failure.
  • Reach out to free pre- and post- technical support via phone or email.
Data Rescue is used by data recovery professionals, law enforcement agencies and all branches of
What's New
Version 3.2.3:
  • Animated user interface is now disabled to improve OS X system stability.
  • Removed Analyze feature.
  • Changed default settings so recovered files do not retain original ownership and permissions.
  • "Parse HFS+ attributes" is now off by default.
Requirements
Intel/PPC, OS X 10.4.11 or later



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Data Rescue User Discussion (Write a Review)
ver. 3.x:
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MichaelFrankel commented on 26 Mar 2014
Attempted to update from 3.2.2 to 3.2.3. The update downloaded but hung when trying to quit the app. Also displayed some strange messages about Low Disk space in the Console.

In any case, after force-quitting, the app re-opened and the new version was there.

Think the developers might want to look into the in-app update issue.
[Version 3.2.3]

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Andrewrodney replied on 26 Mar 2014
Had exactly the same issues as you. But after force quit, the update did take effect.
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Zampom replied on 26 Mar 2014
Updating via the application did not result in any hangs or freezes. Was going to download the update, but after reading about the hang, tried via the application. Update from 3.2.2 to 3.2.3 went smoothly.
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Nova-Bossa reviewed on 20 Feb 2014
I have used it many times and it always worked flawlessly!
[Version 3.2.2]


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Big-Mac-XXL reviewed on 30 Dec 2013
Yesterday someone accidentally deleted all my photos and videos on my camera SD card. Since some Canon cameras cannot used on a Mac as a drive or volume I bought a card reader, plugged it into my MacBook and started Deep Scan. It recovered all my films and pictures and even many I deleted months ago. The program did the job perfectly. I highly recommend Data Rescue!
[Version 3.2.2]


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Moofing reviewed on 07 Dec 2013
I've always liked this product, but the interface new version gives me motion-sickness. Just what you need when you are worried about recovering lost data!
The worst is the animation initial selection window. Talk about form over function! Was this product sold to a video game development house?
It needs a preference for removing all animation. You know — for adults.
[Version 3.2.2]

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Bdkennedy1 replied on 22 Dec 2013
It is a horrible user interface. Apparently 3D is supposed to fix the drive better.
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Rsmacupdate commented on 26 Nov 2013
I have version Data Rescue II v1.2.1. I believe there is a 1.2.2 version, but the developer website doesn't make it clear how to find support for the older version including updates. The program itself doesn't have a check for updates menu item. When I select the Data Rescue II Help menu item it takes me to a DR3 web page. Perhaps the developer can mention where DR2 users can find the latest updates and support knowledgebase. The Macupdate page doesn't even mention the DR2 product. Perhaps this too could be changed.
[Version 3.2.2]


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Gryphonent reviewed on 19 Sep 2013
Saved my bacon the other day as Hazel duly cleaned out a folder where I had accidentally put important video clips… mea culpa. Data Rescue worked a treat. Great app. Great company. I've got Drivce Genius 3 as well and I've come to rely on it too.
[Version 3.2.2]


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Bigboysdad reviewed on 17 Jul 2013
Not judging this on price as I happened to have this as part of a bundle. I'm judging this on my experience in having to use it to try and recover a file which I stupidly deleted off an external SD Card. In these circumstances, the app will either have no stars or 5 stars, based on its success in recovering such a file. In this respect, it worked and worked well.
[Version 3.2.2]


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Logtrees reviewed on 03 Jun 2013
Amazed at how easy and quick it was to recover some directories on a volume that wouldn't mount. I really liked the hard drive cloning feature.
[Version 3.2.2]


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B. Jefferson Le Blanc commented on 30 Apr 2013
Data Rescue is not an everyday tool. It's for those rare occasions when data on a drive cannot be easily recovered. Unfortunately, when such a utility recovers your data, file names and the file structure of your drive are lost. What you're left with, if your data can be recovered at all, is the raw files, distinguished only by their file types. Reconstituting file names and your file structure is the work of many tedious hours. In my opinion, a good backup strategy is a better way to go. Then, when a drive fails, you simply replace it and restore your data from backup. SuperDuper! and Carbon Copy Cloner are the top utilities for this procedure. If your time is worth more than a few cents an hour, backing up your data in one way or another, as opposed to recovering and reconstituting it, is very cost effective.
[Version 3.2.2]


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+53
Macinman commented on 19 Apr 2013
Hey guys, I'm in the market for some good drive diagnostic tools. After my recent internal drive failure, which I was able to deal with in a timely fashion, using smartreporter, smart utility, and super duper to clone and have warning of failure I was wondering which of the more involved tools would be good for me. I've looked at the Data Rescue demo, i am trying the drive genius demo right now with a surface scan, and I have also tried the scanerz demo. All look like good tools.

Data Rescue said my external drive could be failing based on speed delays reading and writing, but smart says it's fine and none of the other tools i've tried have reported issues, and after i restarted, the delays went down in number, so i'm not sure which app is accurate.

The other thing i wanted a more advanced app for was to see how much of my data could still be recovered after a reformat, to test security. I don't have any classified or top secret data, but i do have personal info so It would just be good to know. I've done research to brush up on my technical skills since i haven't done any repair in years. What i've come away with is the only way to ensure security is to physically destroy the drive. I just really wanted to see for myself how easy or not it would be to grab data. If anyone can take what I've written and make recommendations, I'd really appreciate it! The other thing is, i'm budget conscious, so I don't want to overspend either. This would be mainly for a single user at this time as well.

Thanks
[Version 3.2.2]

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+40
Gordon Bell replied on 23 Apr 2013
Hi there, Gordon from Prosoft here...

DrivePulse (tool included in Drive Genius 3) is a great feature to check drives for issues..

It sounds like you're worried about false positives from a few tools when SMART says it's fine (there are things that can go bad with a drive that SMART does not check for).. The good news is that a replacement drive would likely run you about $50-$75 as drives have really come down in costs...

The more advanced app to see how much data could be recovered after a reformat doesn't exist. Each drive environment is different and a reformat on one drive would have different recovery results after the fact for each drive.. If you securely erase the drive/file with a secure erase tool (multi-pass wipe), you will find that to be what you're looking for.. No need to physically destroy the drive...

You can also email or call our support team as well, they love these sorts of inquiries and would be happy to help--
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An.onymous had trouble on 21 Jun 2011
I have lots of large tif pics in 16 bits depth mode on a disk that was initialized by mistake and not modified further. These were analogic dias scanned with Nikon coolscan SF-200.
Although Data Rescue recovered 99% ot the other 8 bit files, it was not able to recover any file with a 16 bit depth.
[Version 3.2]


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tom888 had trouble on 25 Apr 2011
I started running the deep scan 40 minutes ago and it still says "scanned block 0 of [3.9+ BILLION] (phase 1 of 3)." Assuming it finished scanning the first block after 1 hour, at that rate it would take about half a million years to finish. If I were only willing to wait one month for it to finish, it would have to speed up to 6 million times that rate, after the first block. So, I'm wondering if I should likely give up (at least if it still says 'scanned block 0' after leaving it overnight), or if cloning would work better.

When I did quick scan, it said it didn't find any files.
[Version 3.1]


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Uart.tv had trouble on 14 Oct 2009
i must say that Data Recovery sounds and looks great, however, I am not having as much luck as i would like to be having recovering data from my LaCie d2 500 GB, so far it has taken 13:32 hours to scan one block in deep scan mode. i guess what i am looking for is someone to tell me that is fine it is just taking a while and will all be Ok, unfortunately i am beginning to believe that my disc may be beyond data recoveries reach. Typically the only info i need from the drive is my current video project, oh how i will be backing things up in the future.

Uart.TV
[Version 3.0]

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Misha replied on 14 Oct 2009
It sounds like you have a severely messed up block... you might want to contact Prosoft Support for guidance.

Having said that, I've had drives with very messed up blocks take over 24 hours to scan. It eventually makes it through them, in my experience (and each block won't take that long, just the really damaged ones).
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Prosoft-Engineering replied on 14 Oct 2009
Definitely if the drive has any bad blocks on it, this can increase the length of time that the scan will take to complete. Please contact our Support department if you have any questions and we'll be more than happy to assist you. We can be reached at 925-426-6306 between the hours of 7AM and 5PM Monday to Friday PST.

David
Prosoft Engineering Customer Support
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Uart.tv replied on 14 Oct 2009
thanks peeps, i have decided to attempt a cloning as the scan sempt, to be taking forever. i will let you know hoe it goes, 75 hrs and counting.

Uart.TV
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mac adam had trouble on 04 Sep 2008
When Data Rescue resue one hard drive on 10.5, it do not recover name of files, and mbox are unusable…
[Version 1.2.1]

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Gordon Bell (developer) replied on 05 Sep 2008
If you deleted the files, then yes, OS X will delete the naming structure that goes along with those files, at the time of the deletion (it's just how OS X works..)

If the drive had become corrupted, then the files and their names are still intact and we can get names back, folder hierarchy back, etc...

I'm not sure what you mean by Mbox are unusable.. Please contact our support team to see if we can help out!


Cheers,

Gordon from Prosoft

dearmok rated on 12 Apr 2014

[Version 3.2.3]



Joebillybob rated on 03 Jan 2014

[Version 3.2.2]



MacTab rated on 01 Aug 2013

[Version 3.2.2]



IanMawhinney rated on 15 Jun 2013

[Version 3.2.2]



Miguel-Cunha rated on 31 Jan 2013

[Version 3.2.2]



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DirkM rated on 21 Dec 2012

[Version 3.2.2]



SHyungbae rated on 21 Dec 2012

[Version 3.2.2]



Peter Humm rated on 19 Dec 2012

[Version 3.2.2]



ducati craig rated on 19 Dec 2012

[Version 3.2.2]



pr16vs3 rated on 18 Dec 2012

[Version 3.2.2]


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Date:26 Mar 2014
Platform:PPC 32 / Intel 64 / Intel 32 / OS X
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  • Recover hundreds of file types.
  • Preview recoverable files.
  • Clone drives ahead of physical failure.
  • Reach out to free pre- and post- technical support via phone or email.
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