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RECOVERY EXPLORER Professional
Recovery Explorer 9Release 2021
UFS Professional
UFS Explorer 9Release 2021

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Recovery Explorer Professional

Recovery Explorer
Professional

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UFS Explorer Professional Recovery

UFS Explorer
Professional Recovery

SUPPORTED FILE SYSTEMS FOR READING SUPPORTED FILE SYSTEMS
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • NTFS, FAT, FAT32, exFAT
  • Apple HFS, HFS+, APFS
  • XFS, Extended format XFS
  • Ext2, Ext3, Ext4
  • Linux JFS, ReiserFS, F2FS
  • UFS, UFS2, Adaptec UFS, big-endian UFS
  • Sun ZFS, FreeNAS ZFS, VMFS, VMFS6, Btrfs
  • ReFS/ReFS3
  • Novell NWFS, Novell NSS, Novell NSS64
  • IBM/Microsoft HPFS
differences:
  • Support of Microsoft data deduplication on NTFS and ReFS volumes (Windows Server)
SCANNING SCANNING
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Supported file systems:
    NTFS, FAT, FAT32, exFAT, original ReFS and modern ReFS3, Apple HFS+, APFS, XFS, Extended format XFS, Ext2, Ext3, Ext4, Linux JFS, ReiserFS, F2FS, UFS, UFS2, Adaptec UFS, big-endian UFS, Sun ZFS, VMFS, VMFS6, Support of RAID-Z
  • Quick file system scanning
  • Detecting lost partitions
  • Scanning by known content (the IntelliRAW technology)
  • The option of pausing the scan and previewing the intermediate results
  • The option of saving scan results for future work
  • Special tools for work with partitions (defining partitions manually, creating image files, etc.)
  • Full-range storage scan for all-at-once data recovery
  • Automated partition aligning
  • Visualization of the scanning process
  • Five different options of handling the existing file system
differences:
  • Search for NTFS and ReFS volumes with enabled deduplication (Windows Server)
RAID SUPPORT RAID SUPPORT
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • RAID reconstruction tool
  • RAID assembly from virtual disks
  • Automatic reconstruction of mdadm, LVM, Apple Software RAID, Intel Matrix
  • Support of standard RAID: RAID 0, RAID 1E, RAID 3, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 7, etc.
  • RAID-on-RAID support: RAID 10, RAID levels 50, 60, 50E, etc.
  • Support of custom RAID patterns via RAID Definition Language or Runtime VIM
  • Adaptive reconstruction of RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 5E, RAID 1, RAID 10, RAID 0+1 and nested RAID (levels 50, 51, 60, 61, etc.) using maps of bad sectors and in case of presence of defects (reading errors)
  • Support of Drobo BeyondRAID, Synology SHR, Btrfs-RAID, ZFS RAID-Z
  • Support of composite volumes: Windows Dynamic Disks, Microsoft Storage Spaces, Apple Core Storage, Fusion Drive, LVM with thin provisioning
differences:
  • Data recovery from Dell EqualLogic Storage Arrays (Recovery from degraded RAID 5, RAID 10 etc. and up to double-degraded RAID 6, RAID 60; volume data recovery using an external data map)
WORK WITH DEFECTIVE DRIVES WORK WITH DEFECTIVE DRIVES
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Reading out data utilizing the means of the operating system
  • Configurable disk reading procedure
  • Read-once disk access with saving of processed data
  • Support of disk images created by MRT data recovery tools (sorting and combining file image chunks into an image file)
differences:
  • Advanced disk imaging tool
  • Production of a defects map during disk imaging
  • Imaging of disks, partitions, files on the basis of a bitmap
  • Conversion of used file system space to a mask emulating bad blocks
  • Creating "dynamic" (pattern-based) maps of bad blocks for disk images
  • Processing of defective areas on disk images with the help of bad sector maps created by the program or compatible third-party tools (DeepSpar DDI, ACE Lab PC-3000, ACE Data Recovery MHZ and others)
  • Direct network access and work with disks connected via DeepSpar DDI, including imaging by a bitmap
  • Support of task files created by MRT Data Explorer
  • Control of disk imaging performed by MRT solutions through interaction with MRT DE (imaging by a bitmap, selecting files/folders, etc.)
ADDITIONAL INSTRUMENTS ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND INSTRUMENTS
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Auto-span tool
  • Interactive HTML report
  • Basic list of folders and files (HTML, CSV, XML)
  • Report on recoverable data size with metadata test
  • Software events log
differences:
  • Automatic sector mutation (for disks with non-standard sector sizes)
HEXADECIMAL ANALYSIS HEXADECIMAL ANALYSIS
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Hexadecimal viewer for storages, partitions, files, file fragments
  • Hexadecimal editor for disks and partitions
  • Field highlighting
  • Data interpreter
  • Parity calculator
  • Data allocation tracing through reverse address translation
  • Storage content comparison
  • Bitwise "exclusive OR" (XOR) function
  • Parallel search
  • View of file/folder allocation information and direct access to its fragments
  • View of file/folder descriptor disposition and direct access to its on-disk position
  • Indication of used file system space
no difference
DECRYPTION TECHNIQUES DECRYPTION TECHNIQUES
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Full-disk encryption
  • Windows BitLocker encryption
  • LUKS encryption
  • Apple FileVault 2 encryption
  • Encryption of Apple APFS volumes
  • File system conversion (eCryptFS support)
no difference
WORKING WITH DISK IMAGES AND VIRTUAL MACHINES WORKING WITH DISK IMAGES AND VIRTUAL MACHINES
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Support of:
    VMware VMDK, Hyper-V VHD/VHDX, QEMU/XEN QCOW/QCOW2, VirtualBox VDI, Apple DMG, Paralles, EnCase E01 and Ex01 non-encrypted files, simple disk images
  • Internal sparse format
  • Support of drive as a disk image (for XEN and other)
  • Support of Synology Sparse iSCSI
  • Support of R-Studio image files (RDR file format)
  • Support of “split” disk images created by DeepSpar DDI
differences:
  • Dynamic definition of virtual bad blocks on disk images using an external map or by recognizing a given pattern
TRIAL LIMITATIONS AND LICENSING LICENSING
TRIAL LICENSE
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Unlimited in time usage
  • Free of charge
  • Saving files the size of which is less than 768 KB
PERSONAL LICENSE
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
differences:
  • Lifetime use of a licensed software version
  • One year of free software updates
  • Using on a single personal computer without trial limitations
  • Using for educational purposes
  • Price $199.95
  • The license is not available
COMMERCIAL LICENSE
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Lifetime use of a licensed software version
  • One year of free software updates
  • Using on a single computer in a company without trial limitations
  • Using on a single computer in the home environment without trial limitations
  • Using by multiple persons (up to 3 per single license)
  • Using for commercial purposes or providing services
differences:
  • Price $549.95
  • Price $699.95
CORPORATE LICENSE
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Lifetime use of a licensed software version
  • One year of free software updates
  • Using on up to 10 company's computers without trial limitations
  • Using for educational purposes
  • Using in corporate environment and for technical support
  • Using by multiple persons (up to 10 per single license)
differences:
  • Price $959.95
  • Price $1199.95
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