Data loss has been rightly described as a disaster and could be caused by many reasons such as the format of a hard drive or accidental delete. When such a disaster occurs, and there happen to be no up to date back up, all hope is not lost. With this application, the user is able to work on FAT and NTFS drives to restore the data that is lost.
Recover lost files from hard disks, flash drives, memory cards. Whether the data is lost through accidental delete, the volume completely formatted or the partition has been deleted altogether, this program can still help. It has been used by organizations around the world to recover deleted volumes, erased file systems, NAS storage, and deleted files. Although the application is Windows-based, it is still capable of scanning and recovering volumes in other file systems such as exFAT, ext3, ext4, HFS+, VMDK, VHD, VHDX. This feature makes this program one of the most versatile file recovery application in existence.
The best practice for file recovery is not to install on the affected drive as the sector may overwrite with new data. Simply connect the affected drive to another system and run the application. After scanning, the program presents a list of files found and allows the user to choose the ones to restore.
It is part from backup and recovery category and is licensed as shareware for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period will end. The File Scavenger demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions compared with the full version.