Version History

We update our products regularly. Please check detailed release notes here.
10.0.0 Apr 22, 2020
NEW
  • Added recovery of new Apple’s ApFS file system
  • Added new pre-defined file signatures: Ancestral Quest Database File (AQ), LibreOffice Documents (ODT, ODG, ODP, OPDS, ODF, ODB), WPS Office Documents (DOCX, XLSX, PPTX)
IMPROVED
  • Re-implemented recovery of Microsoft ReFS file system
  • Latest Recovery Kernel including many improvements and bug fixes
  • The latest Boot Disk Creator & Boot Disk utilities
9.0.2 Sep 25, 2019
IMPROVED
  • More pre-defined file signatures recognition: Canon Raw Image File (CR3), Finale Notation File (MUSX)
  • Improved NTFS recovery on volumes located in Windows Storage Spaces and on disks with 4KB sector size
  • Latest Recovery Kernel including many improvements and bug fixes
  • Professional package: Active@ Boot Disk upgraded to WinPE based on Windows 10 (build 1903)
  • Professional package: Active@ Boot Disk now supports PCI-E NVMe M.2 disks
8.0.0 Jan 22, 2019
IMPROVED
  • Added more pre-defined file signatures recognition: Microsoft Office Documents (ONE, PUB), MySQL Database Files (IBD, FRM, MYI), Oracle VirtualBox Image (VDI), Betacase Client Info (BCB)
  • Professional package: The latest Active@ Boot Disk with Boot Disk Creator improvements
7.0.0 Feb 16, 2018
NEW
  • Support for ReFS versions 3.x file system scan & data recovery, including non-standard sector sizes: 1024, 2048, 4096
IMPROVED
  • More pre-defined file signatures recognition: SQL Server Databases (MDF), Virtual Hard Drive Files (VHDX)
  • Improvements in Linux/Unix JFS and XFS file systems data recovery
  • Improved handling of dynamic virtual disk arrays: LDM & LVM
  • Improved software stability while working with damaged disks
  • Improvements in Windows Storage Spaces partitions handling
  • Improved Custom Signatures scripting for user templates creation to search deleted file by their signatures
  • Professional package: Active@ Boot Disk switched to WinPE 10 x64 base
6.0.3 Jun 29, 2017
NEW
  • Added support for Linux/Unix JFS file system scan & data recovery
  • Support for Windows Storage Spaces data recovery
IMPROVED
  • More pre-defined file signatures recognition: AI, ACCDB, OST, DB3, VCPROJ, USER, SVG, FBR
  • Full support for Microsoft ReFS file system scan & file recovery
  • Full support for Hi-DPI monitors (large screen resolutions)
  • Improvements in XFS / Ext4 file systems recovery
  • Significantly optimized advanced scan speed and memory consumption
5.0.5 Jul 8, 2016
NEW
  • Added support for Microsoft ReFS file system scan & file recovery
  • Added support for Linux/Unix XFS file system scan & data recovery
  • Added support for Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM) partitioning and recovery
  • Added file system's metadata display: $FILE & $INDX file records for NTFS, $DIR Directory entries for FAT/FAT32
IMPROVED
  • More pre-defined file signatures recognition: AC3, MSG, 3DS, MAX, DXF, CMX, AMV, 4XM, 4XA, EPS, XZ, LZ4, BZ2, JP2, M2V, MTS, FDB, FBR, OST, ACCDB, ODS, ODB, ODF, ODG, ODP
  • Improved Windows Logical Disk Manager (LDM) support for nested volumes
  • Improved Linux Ext2, Ext3, Ext4 file systems scanning performance
  • Improvements in data recovery algorithms
  • Professional package: Included the latest Active@ Disk Editor 6
  • Professional package: Active@ Boot Disk switched to WinPE 5.1 64-bit (x64) base which performs faster & optimizes RAM usage
  • Professional package: Active@ Boot Disk now being able to boot the latest UEFI Secure Boot systems
4.0 Jan 10, 2015
NEW
  • Added more than 100 new pre-defined File Signatures to recover
  • Added File Organizing features for signature files recovery
  • Added 64-bit application running much faster on x64 systems
  • Added support for Unix UFS and Linux BtrFS file systems recovery
  • Professional version: included Active@ Disk Editor 5 for low-level data inspection
IMPROVED
  • Re-designed Wizard-style user interface
  • Professional version: the latest Active@ Boot Disk Lite & boot disk utilities
3.0 Oct 8, 2013
NEW
  • Support for exFAT, Apple HFS+ & Linux ExtFS file systems recovery
  • More than 30 new pre-defined File Signatures being added by default
  • Custom File Signatures can be defined using simple scripting
IMPROVED
  • Improvements in scan algorithms, the latest recovery kernel
  • The latest Active@ Boot Disk Lite & utilities (Professional version)
2.5 Mar 27, 2012
NEW
  • Support for large HDDs
  • Advanced recovery by folder/by file
IMPROVED
  • Improvements in scan algorithms
2.0 Apr 20, 2011
NEW
  • Professional version includes Boot Disk Lite and Bootable Disk Creator