Version History

v1.52.1086 (08 Apr 2015)
- Added Ext4 file system support.
- Improved NTFS Deep Scan.
- Improved accuracy of scan statistics.
- Improved VHD Image loading. (Recuva Professional only).
- Improved localization and language support.
- Minor GUI improvements.
- Minor tweaks and fixes.

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
- 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.