Piriform

 

Version History

  • v1.51.1063 (20 Mar 2014)

    - Added Ext2 and Ext3 file system support.
    - Added recovery from volumes without GUID.
    - Improved SSD detection and support.
    - Improved Secure Overwrite on Windows XP.
    - Optimized FAT32 volume deep scan algorithm.
    - Improved partition detection on VHD images. (Recuva Professional only).
    - Improved Show drives options.
    - Minor GUI improvements.
    - Minor bug fixes.

  • v1.50.1036 (20 Jan 2014)

    - Added ISO9660 file system support.
    - Added recovery from unmounted drives.
    - Improved duplicated file name recovery.
    - Added Junction Point recovery support.
    - Improved optical drive detection and recovery.
    - Improved scan statistics accuracy.
    - Minor GUI improvements.
    - Minor tweaks and fixes.

  • v1.49.1019 (12 Nov 2013)

    - Added multi-session UDF support.
    - Added Unicode character handling to file list export.
    - Improved FAT partition file scanning.
    - Enhanced detection of drives with mounted junction points.
    - Improved email filter and added .pst file detection.
    - Improved keyboard navigation on scan results list.
    - Minor bug fixes and GUI improvements.

  • v1.48.982 (12 Aug 2013)

    - Added UDF drive support.
    - Added user choice for recovery involving long path names.
    - New options for recovering to drives with insufficient space.
    - Enhanced file detection for small-capacity drives.
    - Improved options for context menus.
    - Minor GUI improvements.
    - Minor tweaks and fixes.

  • v1.47.948 (05 Jun 2013)

    - Added file type filtering to Deep Scan.
    - Improved detection of removable storage devices.
    - Optimized memory usage.
    - Improved VHD Image creation.
    - Reorganized context menu items.
    - Added Thai language support.
    - Minor bug fixes and GUI improvements.

  • v1.46.919 (03 Apr 2013)

    - Improved Deep Scan for exFAT and FAT.
    - Added folder scan to Windows Explorer context menus.
    - Added new file extensions to filters.
    - Improved accuracy of scan statistics.
    - Improved usability of folder browser.
    - Improved uninstallation of menu items.
    - Fixed minor bug in secure overwrite on exFAT file systems.
    - Minor improvements to the recovery wizard.
    - Minor GUI improvements.

  • v1.45.858 (14 Feb 2013)

    - Added support for 3TB external drives.
    - Added support for hard disks with 4 KB sectors.
    - Improved secure overwrite performance.
    - Improved NTFS deep scan recovery reliability.
    - Added VHD drive image creation for system drives (Pro Version).
    - Fixed a minor bug with opening VHD images in Windows.
    - Minor GUI improvements.

  • v1.44.778 (22 Nov 2012)

    - Improved recovery for files larger than 1 GB.
    - Faster scrolling when >1 million files in the file list.
    - Improved Outlook Express data file recovery.
    - Added Recover menu option to the Recycle Bin.
    - Added support for mini-SD cards.
    - Added VHD drive image creation. (Pro Version)
    - exFAT drive labels are now correctly detected.
    - Improved support for files with Alternate Data Streams.
    - Added support for USB drives mounted as the A: drive.
    - Added Indonesian and Serbian Latin languages.
    - Minor GUI improvements.

  • v1.43.623 (12 Jul 2012)

    - Added recovery of Alternate Data Streams.
    - Improved support for files larger than 4GB.
    - Filters are now applied dynamically with significant improvement in memory usage.
    - Filters added to "Save as file list" feature.
    - NTFS permissions are now reported correctly.
    - Improved reporting for failed zero byte files.
    - Improved accuracy of recovery potential for JPEGs.
    - Improved handling of free space during recovery.
    - Improved support for multiple monitors.
    - Minor GUI improvements.

  • v1.42.544 (01 Dec 2011)

    - Re-architected deep scan algorithm for JPGs and PNGs.
    - Improved file searching on Windows 2008 R2.
    - Improved support for Windows 8.
    - Added Export file list feature.
    - Improved keyboard navigation support.
    - Fixed rare crash on XP during FAT scan.
    - Improved memory usage for high volume drives.
    - Minor bug fixes.

  • v1.41.537 (10 Oct 2011)

    - Added content searching for specific text in deleted files.
    - Added regular expression matching to the filter.
    - Added preliminary support for Windows 8.
    - Improved support for BartPE (added new folder creation).
    - Fixed filter drop down highlight issue.
    - Improved recovery of compressed files from drives with non-standard cluster size.
    - Many minor UI improvements.
    - Latvian language added.

  • v1.40.525 (28 Mar 2011)

    - Added support for Windows 7 SP1.
    - Added support for BartPE recovery CD.
    - Improved file recovery from Apple iPods.
    - Improved error handling on drives >1TB.
    - More efficient memory usage when >1M files are found.
    - Better handling of files that have lost file type.
    - Added support for Kurdish language.
    - Minor bug fixes.

  • v1.39.509 (20 Dec 2010)

    - Fixed bug that caused "Unable to read MFT" error.
    - Improved support for exFAT drives.
    - Improved support for Windows 7.
    - Added mnemonics to the Wizard.
    - Extended logging for Windows 7 64-bit.
    - Added link to Online Help.
    - Fixed bug that could cause analysis fail on U3 drives.
    - Minor bug fixes.

  • v1.38.504 (16 Jul 2010)

    - Added ability to restore images to the clipboard.
    - Improved Windows 7 support.
    - Improved stability of background checking.
    - Updated all internal URL references to piriform.com.
    - Improved support for PDFs in deep scan.
    - Updated setup routine to install for all users.
    - Updated and simplified the installer.

  • v1.37.488 (14 Apr 2010)

    - Improved support for scrolling context menu.
    - Improved language support.
    - Improved context menu in info panel.
    - Minor changes to recovery algorithms.
    - Minor UI changes.

  • v1.36.479 (01 Mar 2010)

    - Improved reliability of FAT32 disk scanning.
    - Improved 64-bit EXE memory usage.
    - Improved screen resize to avoid hiding controls.
    - Improved use of mnemonics in Wizard screen.
    - Better support for accessibility users.
    - Minor tweaks and fixes.

  • v1.35.472 (05 Feb 2010)

    - Improved NTFS scanning algorithm.
    - Startup time improved with better memory management.
    - Added Compressed file type to Wizard.
    - Up and down keys now working correctly in the filter control.
    - GUI text changes.

  • v1.34.460 (22 Dec 2009)

    - Files can now be recovered without requiring the scan to complete.
    - Improvements to Thunderbird email recovery.
    - Fixed bug with "Check for Updates" link.
    - Fixed bug with tab stop not working after canceling scan.
    - Fixed wizard options bug, which affected some languages.
    - Minor bugs fixes and performance improvements.

  • v1.33.451 (23 Nov 2009)

    - Added support for non-standard sector size in Windows 7.
    - 25% improvement in deep scan speed.
    - Fixed bug when multi-selecting items in thumbnail view.
    - Fixed repaint problem with thumbnail view.
    - Fixed problem with file list view not display icons correctly.
    - Added translator information to About Screen.
    - Added Georgian translation.

  • v1.32.444 (30 Oct 2009)

    - Improved analysis of exFAT drives.
    - Added U3 portable installer.
    - GUI fixes for non-standard DPI (large fonts).
    - Improved error messages for files that cannot be overwritten.
    - Dropped support for Windows 98 to improve performance.
    - Fixed bug in language selection.
    - Minor bug fixes.

  • v1.31.437 (30 Sep 2009)

    - Added email recovery to Wizard.
    - Improvements to Thunderbird email recovery.
    - Improved handling of very large exFAT drives.
    - Various stability fixes in 64-bit version.
    - Updated installer to allow Recuva to run at the end.
    - Added Estonian language support.

  • v1.30.435 (03 Sep 2009)

    - Added recovery of emails from Outlook Express.
    - Added recover of emails from Windows Mail.
    - Added 'Email' filter.
    - Fixed bug that could cause secure delete to fail in list view.
    - Various bug fixes.

  • v1.29.429 (15 Jul 2009)

    - Added recovery of deleted Thunderbird emails.
    - Added support for Nikon RAW in Deep Scan.
    - Improved support of exFAT drives.
    - Improved recovery of JPG images from NTFS drives.
    - Various minor tweaks.

  • v1.28.424 (25 Jun 2009)

    - Added native 64-bit support.
    - Added support for exFAT drives.
    - Improved Windows 7 support.
    - Fixed browse issue with the Wizard in Win98.
    - Fixed a few other Win98 issues.
    - Minor UI tweaks.

  • v1.27.419 (20 May 2009)

    - Improvements to Wizard browse dialog.
    - Complete rewrite of PDF and RTF deep scan detection methods.
    - Fixed display bug for status icons in low-color.
    - Scan speed optimizations.
    - Various UI tweaks.

  • v1.26.416 (20 Apr 2009)

    - Added 'Time remaining' indication to the progress dialog.
    - Added support for CRW (Canon RAW) files to the deep scan.
    - Fixed issue that could cause some FAT 32 files to not be securely deleted.
    - Improved error handling.
    - Various UI changes.

  • v1.25.409 (21 Mar 2009)

    - iPod track names are now restored.
    - Improved UI stability when working with very large files.
    - Improved handling of floppies on early Windows OSs.
    - Various tweaks to UI for non-English languages.
    - Scan optimizations.
    - Various minor tweaks.

  • v1.24.399 (26 Feb 2009)

    - Added iPod support to the wizard.
    - Extra files removed when cancelling recovery from iPod.
    - Added support for recovery from the logfile in Deep Scan.
    - .DMP files are now only created in debug mode or for unsigned exes.
    - Secure Delete feature renamed to Secure Overwrite.
    - Improved error messages when attempting to scan removable drives.
    - Improved support of virtual machines in Deep Scan.
    - Various text changes.

  • v1.23.389 (20 Jan 2009)

    - Added support for iPods.
    - Fixed rare crash that could happen on certain JPGs in deep scan.
    - Language DLLs are now stored in /lang folder.
    - Fixed minor resizing issue with Launch wizard button.
    - Added .m4a files to Audio filter.
    - Scan engine optimizations.
    - Various minor tweaks.

  • v1.22.384 (29 Dec 2008)

    - Improved messages when cancelling large file recovery.
    - Secure delete is now greyed for non-deleted files.
    - Improved recovery of .TIF files from FAT32 drives.
    - Filter category text now updates dynamically when changing languages.
    - Fixed 'Check for updates' position in Vista.
    - Various minor tweaks and improvements.

  • v1.21.373 (27 Nov 2008)

    - Improved recovery of orphaned JPG images in FAT32.
    - Launch wizard button now working properly in all cases.
    - Improved scan canceling on large files.
    - Fixed bug that caused Wizard icons to not be displayed in 16 bit color.
    - Check for updates now included in tab-stop.
    - Added Czech translation.
    - Various minor UI tweaks.

  • v1.20.361 (22 Oct 2008)

    - Improved detection of encypted files.
    - Optimized Windows 2008 Server deep scan routines.
    - Added 'Run wizard' button to Options dialog.
    - Scanning engine improvements.
    - Minor bug fixes.

  • v1.19.350 (27 Sep 2008)

    - Redesigned the Options window.
    - Fixed bug related to Insufficient resources error.
    - Improved handling of invalid file records.
    - Various UI tweaks.
    - Minor bug fixes.

  • v1.18.344 (28 Aug 2008)

    - Duplicate files are now numbered sequentially.
    - Added sort arrows to list view.
    - Added Croatian translation.
    - Minor updates to translations.
    - Improvements to FAT32 routines.
    - Various UI tweaks.

  • v1.17.339 (29 Jul 2008)

    - Reduced memory usage by 10%.
    - Added Office 2007 doc types to 'Documents' filter.
    - Added .cab and .url to deep scan.
    - Files with no name found during deep scan are now named using meta data.
    Works for the following file types: mp3, wma, wmv, rtf, url, doc,
    xls, ppt, vsd, tiff, jpg and png.
    - Added support for USB drives with a sector size of 2048 bytes.
    - Improvements to system info status.
    - Minor bug fixes.

  • v1.16.333 (09 Jul 2008)

    - Added ability to search for non-deleted files (for recovery from damaged or reformatted disks only).
    - Added support for .rtf, .pdf, .mp3 and .tif files to deep scan.
    - Fixed bug that would limit file size of .avi files to 1GB after deep scan.
    - Various UI tweaks.
    - Performance improvements.

  • v1.15.327 (11 Jun 2008)

    - Fixed bizarre crash in filter box (if you press F4 twice).
    - Fixed memory leak on FAT32 drives with large numbers of files.
    - Fixed rare crash in secure deletion.
    - Minor UI tweaks.

  • v1.14.321 (27 May 2008)

    - Added support for video, audio, and compressed files in deep scan.
    Formats: .wma .ogg .wav .mov .mpg .mp4 .3gp .flv .wmv .avi .rar .zip
    - Added 'Compressed' option to the filter.
    - Fixed bug that could cause crash during deep scan, caused by corrupt image files.
    - Added support for Microsoft Office tmp files.
    Allows recovery of files lost if Office crashes.
    - Various small UI tweaks.
    - Added Ukrainian translation.

  • v1.13.304 (01 Apr 2008)

    - Added Deep Scan. Recuva can now search for files lost by the file system, which will work for reformatted and repartitioned drives.
    - Improved speed and stability for image preview in Windows 2k/98.
    - Several performance tweaks.
    - Various UI tweaks and improvements.

  • v1.12.291 (18 Mar 2008)

    - New Wizard to make recovery easier.
    - New Thumbnails view.
    - Added Scan All Drives feature.
    - Fixed 'Cannot find path' issue.
    - Fixed rare crash during scan in XP/2000.
    - Optimized treeview speed with large numbers of files.
    - Minor UI changes.
    - Minor bug fixes and improvements.

  • v1.11.257 (21 Feb 2008)

    - New file contents analysis.
    - Tweaks to secure delete feature.
    - Added filter by file type.
    - Added status icon to the list view.
    - Improved progress indication on large files.
    - Several performance improvements.
    - Minor tweaks and changes.

  • v1.10.223 (29 Jan 2008)

    - Added Secure Deletion option (Win2k and newer).
    - Added option to save settings to an INI file.
    - Optimized error logging.
    - Improved recovery of sparse files.
    - Performance improvements.
    - Various UI tweaks.
    - Minor tweaks and changes.

  • v1.09.194 (06 Dec 2007)

    - Fixed bug with fragmented MFT tables.

  • v1.09.190 (30 Nov 2007)

    - Added Piriform styling to main dialog banner.
    - App now automatically checks for updates.
    - Incorporated scanning of $LogFile to NTFS scan.
    - Dynamic changing of language.
    - UI tweaks and improvements.
    - Minor bugs fixes.

  • v1.08.174 (15 Nov 2007)

    - Added image preview feature.
    - Redesigned find box.
    - Fixed sorting by state issue.
    - Better handling of the cluster array (bad allocation issue).
    - Fixed error during data processing (could freeze at 99%).
    - Improved support of sparse files.
    - Minor tweaks and fixes.

  • v1.07.138 (24 Oct 2007)

    - Fully Unicode (requires unicows.dll with Windows 98/ME).
    - Improved restoration of file names when restoring from the Recycle Bin.
    - Better feedback for files that fail to be recovered.
    - Threading issue fixed (affected removable FAT32 drives).
    - Minor UI changes.
    - Added Simplified Chinese.
    - Minor tweaks and fixes.

  • v1.06.132 (28 Sep 2007)

    - Improvements to NTFS recovery.
    - Improved handling of fragmented MFT.
    - Fixed rare crash when using the filter.
    - Improved accuracy of status information.
    - Stability improvements.
    - Various UI tweaks.
    - Added Catalan and Norwegian translations.
    - Localization fixes.

  • v1.05.118 (20 Sep 2007)

    - 22 language translations added.
    - Added support for Windows 98.
    - Fixed cleartype font support.
    - Tweaks to data run types (improves recovery rate for NTFS).
    - Better handling of large numbers of files in list view.
    - Stores users settings in the registry.
    - Minor tweaks and fixes.

  • v1.04.104 (20 Aug 2007)

    - Fixed issue that stopped Recuva working from a USB drive under XP64.
    - Fixed highlighted items bug when sorting by columns.
    - Fixed tree view tooltips in Win2000.
    - Speedier recovery from thumbdrives under USB 1.1.
    - Updated installer engine and detection routines.
    - Several minor UI changes.
    - Minor tweaks and fixes.

  • v1.03.100 (06 Aug 2007)

    - Sorting is much faster with a large numbers of files.
    - Fixed unhandled exception when closing in debug mode.
    - Added handling of super short zero byte files that could cause the scan to hang.
    - Filter text is now a whizzy grey color, when not in use.
    - Removed previous selected item from group when drag selecting.
    - Improved find rate in FAT32 system drives.
    - Super duper optimized for NTFS system drives.
    - Added full size Vista icon.
    - Fixed issue that could delay selection rectangle redraw in themed Win2k3.
    - Added 'Highlight Folder' option to right click menu in list view.
    - Fixed banner icon drawing issue in 2000.
    - Minor tweaks and fixes.

 

 

 

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