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Active Partition Recovery

Active Partition Recovery is a freeware toolkit that helps you to recover deleted and damaged logical drives and partitions within DOS, Windows or Windows PE (boot disk) environment. Simple QuickScan easily detects and recovers recently deleted partitions, as long as they were not formatted / overwritten to after deletion. Advanced low-level SuperScan may detect partitions which were deleted a long time ago, even if you have created new ones and even formatted them...


Runs under Windows XP/Server 2003/2008/Vista/Windows 7/8/10/11 (x64 editions as well).
Displays complete physical disk partitioning and volume information.
Large disks and volumes are supported (larger than 2TB) .
Support for standard HDD sector size (512 bytes) and large sectors (4,096 bytes).
Advanced extended scan algorithms detect damaged Microsoft FAT, exFAT, NTFS, Apple HFS+, ApFS, Linux Ext2/Ext3/Ext4, BtrFS and Unix UFS partitions.
Supports IDE/SATA/eSATA/SSD/SAS/SCSI disks and hardware RAIDs.
Supports FAT, exFAT, NTFS, Apple HFS+, ApFS, FreeBSD UFS, Linux ExtFS, BtrFS file systems.
Detects deleted or damaged primary and extended partitions and volumes .
Scans partitions damaged by virus or paritions having MBR / GPT damaged.
Ability to evaluate partition integrity by previewing files on detected volumes.
Displays complete partition info and recoverability status for detected volumes.
Ability to filter detected partitions by recoverability status and other attributes.
Supports multi-language characters (unicode) and long file names.
Creates Raw and Compressed Disk Images for physical disks and logical volumes.
Opens and displays the content of Raw, Compressed and VMWare Disk Images.
Creates backups for MBR, GPT, Partition Table and Volume Boot Sectors.
Detected partitions and live volumes visual representation within disk area.
Displays detailed recovery errors and suggestions to resolve recovery problems.

Active Partition Recovery - Changelog:

Added Apple iWork Pages (PAGES) file signatures recognition.
Added Apple iWork Numbers (NUMBERS) file signatures recognition.
Added Apple iWork Keynotes (KEY) file signatures recognition.
Performance enhancements and bug fixes.
Improved Bootable Disk Creator and Active@ Boot Disk switched to the latest WinPE based on Windows 11 v21H2 code base.

Size: 41.73 MB