Disk Drill
Disk Drill
4.6.370
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Disk Drill free download for Mac

Disk Drill

Version 4.6.370

Data recovery and protection app.

Disk Drill overview

Disk Drill is available in a Free/Basic version and a Pro version for $89.

Disk Drill is a Mac data recovery software designed natively for Mac OS: easily protect your files from accidental deletion with Recovery Vault and recover lost data from Mac disks. Most storage devices, file types, and file systems are supported. You can recover deleted files from iPhone and Android devices! Disk Drill offers helpful and free tools for disk management like duplicate file finder, byte-to-byte backups, disk cleanup, and space visualization, bootable data recovery drive, disk health monitoring, etc.

When something is deleted Recovery Vault makes it possible to recover not only the file itself but also its properties, such as original file name, location, etc. So you will always be able to recover data from the Mac files system (HFS/HFS+) and FAT32 partitions. Disk Drill also includes powerful S.M.A.R.T. disk monitoring right out of the box; you can monitor your disks' hardware status and get automatic notifications of potential failures or other issues. If a disk or partition is failing, you can easily backup it into a disk image (DMG) which can later be mounted for recovery.

Disk Drill PRO also features a number of advanced scanning modes for data recovery of FAT, NTFS, HFS/HFS+, other file systems, and formatted (initialized) drives. Using Quick Scan you can locate deleted items on FAT and NTFS disks, this scanning method is fast and accurate but is unlikely to find data deleted long ago. With Deep Scan you can try to recover data from any disk or memory card regardless of their file system. This recovery method is long and thorough, it scans your disk in a binary mode and is capable of finding deleted files even after formatting.

What’s new in version 4.6.370

Updated on Nov 05 2021

Version 4.6.370:
Improvements:
  • S.M.A.R.T. monitoring gets extra touch-ups
  • Adjustments in Duplicate Finder when a disk is disconnected
  • macOS Monterey installation nativity
Fixes:
  • All Files selection in Clean Up module is fixed

Information

License

Free

Size

88.9 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.cleverfiles.com

Downloads

238096

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • OS X 10.11.6 or later
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What needs improvements

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Disk Drill qualities

Value
2.3
Ease of use
3.7
Features
2.3
Reliability
2.3
Customer support
1.7
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Mr. C
Mr. C
Nov 23 2021
4.6.370
0.0
Nov 23 2021
0.0
Version: 4.6.370
Beware of the recovery capabilities of this software! I lost 100€ on this software that didn’t live up to its promise. Short Summary: - Don’t buy DiskDrill Pro: Recovery corrupted all the MP4 files from the GoPro Hero 10. - EaseUS is the software that saved (all) my precious MP4 files WITHOUT corrupting them. - No refunds, even when going through the whole process of explaining everything to customer service (with logs, proof that other software did work, etc.). They state that “Any recovery at all is considered a blinding success, as file recovery was often thought impossible.” ==> So that’s their standard when it comes down to recovering files. Long Version: So, I went on vacation, took my new GoPro to document the trip, returned home, and saw that the SD-card crashed. Two weeks of memories were lost. :( Searching the internet, I came across Disk Drill Pro. There was hope, or at least I thought... I installed the (free) software, did a scan, and it showed a hopeful 84GB of recovery on my 64GB card. After the scan, I saw it could recover JPEG’s as well as MP4 files. The JPEG showed a preview of the photo, and the MP4 files showed up as MP4 icons in the preview while being accompanied with tiny JPEG previews. (Which led me to believe they could read the content of the file. There was no mention of them being corrupted anywhere on the application...) Full of hope, I bought the software (100€) and recovered everything to a separate SSD. Only to realize that ALL the MP4 files were corrupted and couldn’t play. (Even when using video recovery software: they showed a few frames and then froze or glitched…) There I was, ready to give up hope as Disk Drill didn’t recover any working MP4 files... Since I didn’t want to lose those valuable memories, I investigated further and searched for a different solution. That’s when I came across EaseUS recovery software. And it simply WORKED! I got all my jpeg’s and, more importantly, my MP4 files back… without being corrupted. The MP4 files play as they should, no glitching, not freezing up! Note: You could be under the impression that I’m just promoting other software, but I’m not sponsored in any way. I’m just really displeased that they won’t acknowledge that the code in their software is lacking, and recovery is not on par with other, cheaper software. PLEASE reconsider buying Disk Drill Pro as you will be disappointed and left out in the dark with less cash… In our email correspondence, they literally stated that: Any recovery at all is considered a blinding success, as file recovery was often thought impossible. ==> So that’s their standard when it comes down to recovering files. I can’t emphasize this enough: ALL THE DATA WAS RECOVERED USING OTHER RECOVERY SOFTWARE. NONE OF THE FILES WERE CORRUPTED, DISK DRILL PRO WASN’T ABLE TO DO IT.
Dannymontani
Dannymontani
Nov 7 2021
4.6.370
4.0
Nov 7 2021
4.0
Version: 4.6.370
Wrote a review a day after I used this piece of software. It is no where to be seen. I rated it well as it DID recover nearly all of my trashed THREE drives in a 4 bay enclosure. Dunno why it happened, Icy Doc a number of years old....but still...all my eggs were in one basket. TM, CCC of photos and photos disk. I was livid and about had another heart attack for days until I found this great utility. B-tree errors, unrecoverable but for this. BUT, I gotta say....it is NOT FREE! Why is it advertised that way guys???? All you get with a free version is a view of what can be recovered....when you pay $89.00 for it. WHICH is totally fair to get my files back. All of my Lightroom Photos still had the hierarchy and file name still there...whew. Out of 70,000, I only lost around 1000, I think...still looking around. Get two DAS drives, not one!
sebpetrescugmail-com5659
sebpetrescugmail-com5659
Jul 2 2021
4.3.316
1.0
Jul 2 2021
1.0
Version: 4.3.316
If it doesn't work, you don't get your money back. This just happened to me. The $129 just vanished and their customer support person said it's their policy. Just a warning in case you want to search for free options.
lisamurphycontact
lisamurphycontact
May 23 2021
4.3.316
0.0
May 23 2021
0.0
Version: 4.3.316
This is a SCAM. I was desperate to recover a file and it wouldn't let me preview the file unless I purchased the software which cost AU$129 only to find it recovered the files only that I have used for that day! And now they're saying I can't get a refund? These sites should be reported and shut down. I then rang apple who said once it's deleted from the trash you can't recover it unless you had an external backup drive. So they're whole business model is based on a lie.
Bill-Johnson
Bill-Johnson
Apr 9 2021
4.3.314
5.0
Apr 9 2021
5.0
Version: 4.3.314
Great data recovery software with M1 support!
rmorris
rmorris
Apr 7 2021
4.3.314
1.0
Apr 7 2021
1.0
Version: 4.3.314
Be warned, this app is a virus/adware delivery system masquerading as a disk utility.
mac user108
mac user108
Mar 14 2021
4.2.274
0.0
Mar 14 2021
0.0
Version: 4.2.274
I was desperate to save a file that I just deleted! The preview showed my file and didn't allow me to download unless I purchased Disk Drill PRO. I paid the full $90 and downloaded... NOTHING! The file is corrupted and anything you download is unusable! These types of businesses are gross and despicable. Any positive video reviews are NOT by real customers. They are from the scammers themselves! I'm waiting to see if I can get a refund.
Rjmorita
Rjmorita
Feb 15 2021
4.2.274
0.0
Feb 15 2021
0.0
Version: 4.2.274
I've stopped using these disk drive repair/recovery apps, including TechTool Pro and Drive Genius. With the introduction of APFS and as the Mac OS becomes more and more complex, none of these apps have been able to warn me of the imminent drive failures and repair it afterwards. If Apple's Disk Utility cannot recover your drive, nothing else seems to be able to.
picokake
picokake
Feb 15 2021
4.1.206
5.0
Feb 15 2021
5.0
Version: 4.1.206
For me, Disk Drill is a very helpful app. I do not have a mac. But I appreciate the opportunity to install that for a usual windows laptop. Sometimes there are lots of worthy products developed for Apple devices. I am talking about apps for creativity. I work as a designer. Almost all of those apps are unavailable for Windows. But this one is an exception. And I am happy about that. I have recently bought a professional version. My av does not work as it is supposed to. So, it deletes some of my photos and templates as it suspects them to be harmful. So, I have to recover them almost every day with Disk Drill. I also should mention the fact that I paid for this app once and got an actual license. I read about it. I also know that the common situation is when you pay for a subscription.
kojimah9
kojimah9
Feb 15 2021
4.1.206
5.0
Feb 15 2021
5.0
Version: 4.1.206
I honestly like this application. I work with lots of devices. I am a software tester, so I have an iPhone, Android phone, iPad, Mac, and a Windows computer. Sometimes it is really hard to manage all the data I need. Even a free version of Disk Drill helps me with that. I do not have a problem with losing any files. I have them in a cloud, so I have an opportunity to download them any time. But as I always edit files and create new versions of them, I can get lost. The app helps to find duplicates and delete them. It frees the storage and makes the situation clear. Also, I like the tool called Mac Cleanup. Yes, I have some troubles with data management. It cleans the storage and deletes useless files. So, I will think about buying a pro version. But now I do not see any reasons to do it.
treybuher
treybuher
Feb 14 2021
4.1.206
5.0
Feb 14 2021
5.0
Version: 4.1.206
I wish I knew about this application earlier. When I had a windows os computer, I ofter have problems with malware. Despite I had an installed antivirus software, there still were troubles. So, a lot of files were damaged and the system crashed. I have to reinstall it to get a fresh clean system. Of course, I lost almost all the files. The only ones I manage to save were filed I store on my HDD. But if I connect it with a computer, they could also be deleted. I had so many problems with it. Now I work on mac. This is the most reliable machine ever. But there still can be such a situation when I can't find any files. That is why I use Disk Drill. I decided to pay for a pro version to get access to all the app tools. However, there is no need to buy it if there are no files to recover.
edwardheavy
edwardheavy
Feb 14 2021
4.1.206
5.0
Feb 14 2021
5.0
Version: 4.1.206
I used to use another similar app before. But I will not name it to prevent unwanted advertising. I would probably be an anti-ad because I had to change it to Dist Drill. Although, I was paying that 99$ a month. I used it on my previous Windows laptop. I have Mac now. So, I use the Disk drill application. I have not bought a pro version yet due to my bad experience with another app. However, having a free one is also very helpful. I have a mac operational system. So, there are much fewer problems with it comparing with Windows. I have never lost any files here. But I appreciate the opportunity to preview lost files. It gives confidence in the app I use. So, I know for sure that if I had a pro version, it would be real to recover those files. Anyway, there are some good free additional tools to use.
karlberdrindl
karlberdrindl
Feb 13 2021
4.1.206
5.0
Feb 13 2021
5.0
Version: 4.1.206
I want to share my thought about Disk Drill. There are two versions of this app. The free one allows detecting the lost files. So, at least, I know that it is possible to recover them. If I emergently need them, I can pay for a pro version and do that. But until now I have not had such a need. I also like the additional free tools. There is an ability to monitor potential system issues and do a cleanup to free storage. So, I should say it is quite a helpful application, even if we talk about a free version of it. Anyway, people who write negative reviews should know that you can recover your file only with a pro version. So, you pay 89$ for a lifetime license and get access to all the tools. I got it that way. If I am mistaken, please correct me.
koltzvonsteiner
koltzvonsteiner
Feb 13 2021
4.1.206
5.0
Feb 13 2021
5.0
Version: 4.1.206
I work as a photographer. I have a lot of photo sessions during the week. After I took photos, I have to upload them to my laptop and edit them. I use a special adapter to upload photos from a camera memory card. Last month Disk Drill saved me and my reputation. So, I decided to write a small review here. I was using this app more for organizing data storage. In a free version, there are some helpful tools. For example, duplicate founder, cleanup, disk monitoring. It helped me to detect potential issues and prevent them. But after I used my memory card with another computer, it caught malware and almost all the photos I'd made were damaged. It said they were RAW files. I could not recover them with a free version of Disk Drill. That is why I had to pay for a pro one. And I got back all the photos.
floormilky
floormilky
Feb 11 2021
4.1.206
5.0
Feb 11 2021
5.0
Version: 4.1.206
Honestly, I do not think it is the best application ever. I do not think everybody needs to buy a professional version. But everybody makes his own decision. For me, this application is a great helper. I usually lose some files. I have recently bought a MacBook. So, after lots of years using a windows computer, I am a bit lost in all the processes. I still do not know where some files are stored. Sometimes I delete them by a mistake. So, at the moment I find Dick Drill really useful. I find duplicates with it as well. By the way, I do not have a professional version. I am okay with all those free additional tools it offers. I will think about a pro version later. I can recommend it to everyone who needs to organize and protect his data. You can be sure all your files, photos, videos, and music are protected.
5finally55
5finally55
Feb 11 2021
4.1.206
5.0
Feb 11 2021
5.0
Version: 4.1.206
This is one of the most useful applications for sure. I have already used it twice. I have a flash drive where I store some studying materials. Unfortunately, it is quite easy to catch a virus from our university computers. That is what I did. I inserted a card into a classroom computer to show the presentation and it was crashed. The most unpleasant thing was that I had already deleted it from my laptop. My groupmates told me that they use Disk Drill. It is a common situation when students got malware for the university computers. So, my friend helped me to recover the file. He has a professional version of the app. Honestly, I do not think I need to pay for that. If I have problems, I ask him for help. But even a free version is worthy to have. It suggests a lot of functions, too.
balanceblind
balanceblind
Feb 10 2021
4.1.206
5.0
Feb 10 2021
5.0
Version: 4.1.206
I also want to tell you about this application. I bought a professional version last year. I did it just in case. It is great that you can pay once and get a lifetime license. Last week I got into an unpleasant situation. My android phone caught malware that destroyed all the photos and videos. When I was trying to open them, I got a message that those files do not exist. But I could see them in a library. I remembered about Disk Drill. I did not know how to use it properly. So, I visited their website where I found clear instructions. I saw some negative reviews on that. Honestly, I did not understand all those low marks. The application has recovered all the lost files. I uploaded them to the HDD. There are no error messages anymore. What don't you guys like about that? Before you buy an app, you should read the instruction carefully.
markultrablack
markultrablack
Feb 9 2021
4.1.206
5.0
Feb 9 2021
5.0
Version: 4.1.206
I am here to give thanks to the developers of this application. I've read some reviews on it. A lot of people write about their emergency situations. When they lost important files and could recover them with Disk Drill. If I read all those reviews before, I would not believe them. Moreover, I would not think I would ever get into such a situation. But I did. As I do not have big storage on my laptop, I prefer to use HDD. I have all my family photos there. And there are a lot of them. My friend asked me for my HDD. He needed to reinstall his Windows OS. Guess what he did. Right, he put the viruses that damaged half of my photos. I was very angry. That was the situation when your app helped me. I decided to pay for a professional version to get more opportunities. Now I use it to help friends with such unpleasant situations.
achtenaufmich
achtenaufmich
Feb 9 2021
4.1.206
5.0
Feb 9 2021
5.0
Version: 4.1.206
Who writes all those negative reviews? Are you all competitors? I've been using this application for a while. So, I can say without any doubt that I have never had any problems with it. It works properly. I suppose you can call their support line if you have any troubles with it. When I did not understand how to use it, they sent me clear instructions. I have a bad experience with deleting a very important file. I needed it for my potential job. I'd been working on it for several months. Then my laptop did not deal with a high system load. Windows OS crashed. I was in a panic. Disk Drill saved me and my life. I easily recover that file and did not believe in that. So, I got a paid version and never regret it. Anyway, I paid once and got a lifetime license. I hope I will never use that. But now I am sure I will be able to recover everything I lose.
Oiselle
Oiselle
Feb 8 2021
4.1.206
1.0
Feb 8 2021
1.0
Version: 4.1.206
This software was an absolute waste of money. I feel ripped off. Not only did it not work to retrieve lost files as advertised it would (accidentally deleted less than 5 hours earlier), but I was also advised that, and I quote from my email communication with George: "The option to recover the items from the trash/recycle bin is available only if you've previously used one of Disk Drill protection features, such as the Recovery Vault or Guaranteed Recovery", There was no mention of this prior to purchasing the software which is absolutely misleading. So basically, not only did it NOT work but he wanted me to buy something else to fix it. Unbelievable :( DO NOT PURCHASE THIS PIECE OF CRAP.
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