Active@ UNDELETE — version history

Active@ UNDELETE is a powerful data recovery software was developed for years to deliver best data recovery and data management solutions on a market.

Recent update [11.0.11], March 11, 2016
  • Added more pre-defined signatures recovery: AC3, MSG, 3DS, MAX, DXF, CMX, AMV, 4XM, 4XA, EPS, XZ, LZ4, BZ2, JP2, M2V, MTS, FDB
  • Added file system’s metadata display: $FILE & $INDX file records for NTFS, $DIR Directory entries for FAT/FAT32
  • XFS Linux/Unix file system support for scan and file recovery
  • Support for Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM) partitioning and recovery
  • Improved Windows Logical Disk Manager (LDM) support for nested volumes
  • Added disks hotswap support for LiveCD
  • Ultimate package: the latest Active@ LiveCD (64-bit) with updated drivers and new utilities

Version 10.2.09

October 07, 2015
  • Improved Disk Editor module for advanced data storage inspection and editing
  • More pre-defined file signatures (JP2, M2V, MTS etc.) added
  • Documentation updated
  • GUI enhancements and bug fixes

Version 10.1.17

July 13, 2015
  • Improved Disk Editor module for advanced data storage inspection and editing
  • More pre-defined file signatures (OpenOffice documents, etc.) added
  • Improved scanning performance and recovery algorithms
  • Ultimate version: Active@ Boot Disk switched to WinPE 5.1 64-bit (x64) base which performs faster, optimizes RAM usage and now being able to boot the latest UEFI Secure Boot systems
  • Ultimate version: Active@ LiveCD version 3 includes additional hardware drivers, the latest Linux kernel (3.16.7) and new utilities (Sylpheed, GSmartControl)
  • GUI enhancements and bug fixes

Version 10.0.43

February 26, 2015
  • New: File signatures support added to recover file types: AutoCAD Drawing Database .DWG, Maxon Cinema 4D .C4D
  • Active@ LiveCD (Ultimate package) has new and updated hardware drives to prevent unstable behaviour.
  • Various enhancements and common functionality improvements
  • Latest recovery kernel: version 2015.02.10
  • GUI tweaks and bug fixes

Version 10.0.35

January 16, 2015
  • Advanced NTFS log processing for deleted data recovery
  • Ultimate version now includes Active@ LiveCD, being able to boot UEFI x64 systems
  • Added option to skip damaged (bad) sectors during scan
  • Improved and optimized signatures recognition algorithms
  • Various enhancements and common functionality improvements
  • Latest recovery kernel: version 2015.01.13
  • GUI tweaks and bug fixes

Version 10.0.27

December 19, 2014
  • New Forensic reports feature added for file deletion investigations
  • Ultimate version now includes Active@ LiveCD, being able to boot UEFI x64 systems
  • More signatures added for recovery by templates
  • New look-n-feel, more UI styles added
  • Includes new Boot Disk tools and utilities
  • Latest recovery kernel: version 2014.11.17
  • GUI tweaks and bug fixes

Version 9.7.09

September 19, 2014
  • New Recovery Wizard: recover files by signatures from unpartitioned disks
  • New File System support: BtrFS
  • Latest recovery kernel: version 2014.09.08
  • Recovers 26 more file signatures: MXF, MKV, GIF, LIT, RMF, WVC, OGG, RB, ARC, AIF, FB2, PSD, AU, 7Z, FLIC, FLAC, APE, MEF, AAC, ZOO, TAR, PCX, F4V, FLV, MMF, SRW
  • Re-implemented most signatures to speed up their detection process (up to ~20%-30%)
  • Intensive GUI tweaks and bug fixes

Version 9.5.59

July 7, 2014
  • New: File signatures support added to recover file types: GIF, LIT, RMF, WVC, OGG, RB, ARC, AIF, FB2, PSD, AU, 7Z, FLIC, FLAC, APE, MEF and AAC
  • New: File Organizer feature to group files by System and Meta attributes before actual recovery
  • New: File Organizer View allows to collect files from different sources to re-organize & recover them all at once
  • File Recovery dialog enhanced to have more file renaming options
  • Search view enhanced to keep previous search results from same source (volume)
  • Recovery Explorer view enhanced to present data storage devices in different way
  • Recovery wizard improved and implemented advanced analysis of scan results
  • Kernel: version 2014.05.22
  • Intensive GUI tweaks and bug fixes

Version 9.3.05

March 25, 2014
  • Added 64-bit executable for faster scan and better memory utilization on x64 platforms;
  • More pre-defined file signatures added: 3FR, RW2, ERF, KDC, DCR, MOS, ODT, OLE, XPS, GZ, MTS, FMP, CAB and more
  • Better scan and search performance
  • GUI tweaks and behavior improvements
  • The latest Boot Disk Creator, and boot disk utilities for Professional & Enterprise editions

Version 9.0.71

December 11 , 2013
  • Support Memory Addresses Larger Than 2 Gigabytes;
  • Added ability to create virtual partition (volume) and volume virtual copy of UFS, HFS+, Ext2/Ext3/Ext4 file systems
  • Added ability to edit and synchronize boot sectors of UFS, HFS+, Ext2/Ext3/Ext4 file systems
  • Bug fixes, GUI tweaks and behavior fixes

Version 9.0.63

November 22 , 2013
  • Improved disk scan and file recovery algorithms
  • Remastered wizards: File Recovery, Restore Partitions, Virtual RAID assembly and more!
  • Create and edit Virtual Disks based on real devices to alter actual disk geometry for better disk access
  • Support of advanced scripting and criteria editing of user defined file signatures
  • Ability to Expand existing partition to utilize maximum space available
  • Shrink existing partition (volume) preserving existing data on it
  • Support virtually mounted volumes like TrueCrypt and BitLocker
  • New GUI look'n'feel and switchable color schemas for better user experience
  • Enhancements and common functionality improvements

Version 8.6.25

July 8, 2013
  • Recognizes new file signatures: LZH, MNG, CHM, ARJ, CAB, ODT, XPS, 3FR, RW2, ERF, KDC, DCR and MOS
  • User defined file signatures now supports advanced scripting to determine file size and EOF
  • Extract and display meta data for media files
  • Enhanced search and file filters
  • Improved integrated Disk Editor: supports more templates,View File Header function, HFS+ file system support and more
  • GUI tweaks and enhancements: Simplified 'Getting started' window, undockable tool views, new Output console window, navigation pane in volume scan results view
  • Enhancements and functionality improvements

Version 8.6

May 17, 2013
  • Recognizes new file signatures: LZH, MNG, CHM, ARJ, CAB, ODT, XPS, 3FR, RW2, ERF, KDC, DCR and MOS
  • User defined file signatures now supports advanced scripting to determine file size and EOF
  • Extract and display meta data for media files
  • Enhanced search and file filters
  • Improved integrated Disk Editor: supports more templates,View File Header function, HFS+ file system support and more
  • GUI tweaks and enhancements: Simplified 'Getting started' window, undockable tool views, new Output console window, navigation pane in volume scan results view
  • Enhancements and functionality improvements

Version 8.5 Freeware

March 3, 2013
  • Lightweight & Easy-to-use edition of Active@ UNDELETE
  • Recovers deleted files and folders
  • Recovers lost files from deleted or damaged partitions

Version 8.5

January 24, 2013
  • New UFS and Ext4fs file system support in addition to NTFS/FAT32/FAT/exFAT/HFS+/Ext2fs/Ext3fs
  • User defined file signatures - user can set his own file signature (template) for advanced disk scan
  • Integrated dynamic help based on CHM architecture. Downloadable PDF documentation
  • Simultaneous scan of several disks or volumes
  • Performance tune-ups and improvements
  • Enhanced scan algorithm and scan results post-processing
  • Improved Disk Editor: more templates & HFS+ support
  • Many GUI tweaks and enhancements, floating tool views, output console

Version 8.2.3

December 1, 2012
  • Improved scan algorithms.
  • GUI tweaks and enhancements.
  • File Preview for MS Office Documents, PDF files and more.
  • Detect deleted files by their signatures on existing volumes.
  • Supports NTFS/FAT32/FAT/exFAT/HFS+/Ext2fs/Ext3fs.
  • Integrated Disk Editor supports MFT templates.
  • Professional and Enterprise versions updated with latest Boot Disk Creator and Boot Disk utilities.

Version 8.1

October 05, 2012
  • Re-designed Graphical User Interface
  • File Preview for MS Office Documents, PDF files and more
  • Detect deleted files by their signatures on existing volumes
  • Supports NTFS/FAT/exFAT/HFS+/Ext2fs/Ext3fs
  • Integrated Disk Editor supports MFT templates
  • Advanced data recovery algorithms
  • Enhanced Partition Management: Create, Format, Delete partitions and Rollback partition changes
  • Advanced Wizards: File Recovery, Partition Restore, RAID reconstruction and Disk Imaging

Version 7.4

April 14, 2011
  • Improved support of large (bigger than 2TB) disks;
  • Improved scan algorithms;
  • Windows PE updated to version 3.1 (Windows 7 SP1);

Version 7.2

January 13, 2009
  • New version has an improved kernel, perfected features.

Version 7.0

April 1, 2008

Launched Active@ UNDELETE 7 - powerful data recovery software that helps you to recover lost, deleted and formatted data from hard drives, flash cards, hardware or software RAID's. It also includes Partition Manager being able to detect and recover deleted partitions. New version includes Windows Vista-based bootable CD/DVD ISO image for recovering unbootable systems, supports Basic and Dynamic drives, recovering of fragmented, compressed and encrypted files, advanced Disk Imaging features, data editing in Hex/Text editor, RAID arrays and much more ...

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