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PRODUCT COMPARISON

UFS Professional
UFS ExplorerRelease 2012
RECOVERY EXPLORER Professional
RECOVERY EXPLORERRelease 2016

Choose the edition:

UFS Explorer Professional Recovery
UFS Explorer
Professional Recovery
VS
Recovery Explorer Professional
Recovery Explorer
Professional
SUPPORTED FILE SYSTEMS FOR READING SUPPORTED FILE SYSTEMS
UFS Explorer
Recovery Explorer
similarities:
  • NTFS, FAT, FAT32, exFAT
  • Apple HFS, HFS+, APFS
  • XFS, Extended format XFS
  • Ext2, Ext3, Ext4
  • Linux JFS, ReiserFS
  • UFS, UFS2, Adaptec UFS, big-endian UFS
  • Sun ZFS, FreeNAS ZFS, VMFS, VMFS6, Btrfs
  • ReFS/ReFS 2
  • Novell NWFS, Novell NSS
no difference
SCANNING SCANNING
UFS Explorer
Recovery Explorer
similarities:
  • Supported file systems:
    NTFS, FAT, FAT32, exFAT, ReFS, Apple HFS+, XFS, Extended format XFS, Ext2, Ext3, Ext4, Linux JFS, ReiserFS, UFS, UFS2, Adaptec UFS, big-endian UFS, Sun ZFS, VMFS
  • Quick file system scanning
  • Detecting lost partitions
  • IntelliRAW scanning
  • Saving scan results
differences:
  • Scanning and reconstructing of only one chosen file system at a time
  • Searching for a file system to scan
  • Support of scanning ReFS2, VMFS6, APFS
  • Scanning multiple file systems at once
  • Visualization of the scanning process
RAID SUPPORT RAID SUPPORT
UFS Explorer
Recovery Explorer
similarities:
  • RAID reconstruction tool
  • RAID assembly from virtual disks
  • Automatic reconstruction of mdadm, LVM, Apple Software RAID, Intel Matrix
  • Support of most popular standard RAID patterns for RAID0, RAID1E, RAID3, RAID5, RAID6, RAID7, etc.
  • RAID-on-RAID support: RAID level 10, 50, 60, 50E, etc.
  • Support of custom RAID patterns via RAID Definition Language or Runtime VIM
differences:
  • New editor interface with professional features
ADDITIONAL INSTRUMENTS ADDITIONAL INSTRUMENTS
UFS Explorer
Recovery Explorer
similarities:
  • Auto-span tool
differences:
  • Auto-span tool is available via plugin
  • No additional plugins needed
  • Data comparison tool
  • Parallel search
  • Bitwise "exclusive OR" (XOR) function
HEXADECIMAL EDITOR HEXADECIMAL EDITOR
UFS Explorer
Recovery Explorer
similarities:
  • Hexadecimal preview of files, drives and partitions
  • Hexadecimal editing of individual drives
differences:
  • Field highlighting
  • Data interpreter
  • Parity calculator
DECRYPTION TECHNIQUES DECRYPTION TECHNIQUES
UFS Explorer
Recovery Explorer
similarities:
  • Full-disk encryption
  • Support of LUKS encryption method
differences:
  • FileVault2 encryption
  • Encryption of Apple volumes
  • File system conversion (eCryptFS support)
WORKING WITH DISK IMAGES AND VIRTUAL MACHINES WORKING WITH DISK IMAGES AND VIRTUAL MACHINES
UFS Explorer
Recovery Explorer
similarities:
  • Support of:
    VMware VMDK, Hyper-V VHD/VHDX, Paralles, EnCase simple volumes, simple disk images
  • Internal sparse format
differences:
  • Drive as a disk image (for XEN and other)
  • Support of Synology Sparse iSCSI
TRIAL LIMITATIONS AND LICENSING TRIAL LIMITATIONS AND LICENSING
UFS Explorer
Recovery Explorer
similarities:
  • Unlimited in time trial mode
  • Trial limitations: the software only saves the recovered files that are less than 768 KB in size
  • No functional and time limitations after license activation
  • Lifetime use of a licensed software version
differences:
  • Free updates within the major version 5
  • One year of free software updates
UFS Explorer Standard Recovery
UFS Explorer
Professional Recovery
Recovery Explorer Standard
Recovery Explorer
Professional
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