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PRODUCT COMPARISON

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

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Recovery Explorer Professional

Recovery Explorer
RAID

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UFS Explorer Professional Recovery

UFS Explorer
RAID Recovery

SUPPORTED FILE SYSTEMS FOR READING SUPPORTED FILE SYSTEMS
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Data recovery from Windows file systems: NTFS, FAT, FAT32, exFAT, ReFS/ReFS3
  • Data recovery from macOS file systems: Apple HFS+, APFS
  • Data recovery from Linux file systems:
    XFS, Ext2, Ext3, Ext4, Linux JFS, ReiserFS, UFS/UFS2, big-endian UFS, Btrfs
differences:
  • Data recovery from simple, “stripe” and RAID-Z volumes with ZFS
SCANNING SCANNING
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • 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
  • Five different options of handling the existing file system
differences:
  • Simple and “stripe” ZFS volumes
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
  • Support of Synology SHR, Btrfs-RAID
  • Support of composite volumes: Windows Dynamic Disks, Microsoft Storage Spaces, Fusion Drive (based on APFS), LVM
  • Visualization of RAID content and layout
differences:
  • Support of Drobo BeyondRAID
  • Support of “stripe”-volumes with ZFS and RAID-Z (RAID-Z, RAID-Z2, RAID-Z3)
  • 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
WORK WITH DEFECTIVE DRIVES WORK WITH DEFECTIVE DRIVES
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Reading out data utilizing the means of the operating system
  • S.M.A.R.T. monitor for drives
differences:
  • Configurable disk reading procedure
  • Advanced disk imaging tool
  • Production of a defects map during disk imaging
  • 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)
ADDITIONAL INSTRUMENTS ADDITIONAL FEATURES
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Hexadecimal viewer for storages, partitions and files
  • Interactive HTML report
  • Basic list of folders and files (HTML, CSV, XML)
  • Report on recoverable data size with metadata test
  • Indication of files’ validity status in scan results
  • Creating advanced “tasks” for saving files
  • Software events log
no difference
FILE PREVIEW FILE PREVIEW
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Image files
  • Text files
  • Hexadecimal structure
  • Documents (including PDF files)
  • Executable file properties
  • Video files
no difference
INTERFACE INTERFACE
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
similarities:
  • Zoomable user interface
  • Helpful interface with prompts
differences:
  • Optional simplified Wizard-based mode
DECRYPTION TECHNIQUES DECRYPTION TECHNIQUES
Recovery Explorer
UFS Explorer
differences:
  • Windows BitLocker encryption
  • Encryption of Apple APFS volumes
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
similarities:
  • Lifetime use of a licensed software version
  • One year of free software updates
  • Using on one personal computer without trial limitations
  • Using for educational purposes
differences:
  • Price $94.95
  • Price $149.95
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 home environment without trial limitations
  • Using by multiple persons (up to 3 per single license)
  • Using for commercial purposes or providing services
differences:
  • Price $214.95
  • Price $259.95
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 $359.95
  • Price $479.95
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RAID

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RAID Recovery

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