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Active@ UNDELETE Version History

Active@ UNDELETE is a powerful data recovery software that helps you to recover deleted files and restore deleted partitions.

Last update: Active@ UNDELETE 15

October 19, 2018

New Easy Recovery Mode; • Added pre-defined signatures recovery: VHDX, BCB, PUB, VDI, FRM, IBD, MYI; • Improved Recovery Kernel; • Ultimate package: the latest Active@ Boot Disk and Active@ LiveCD included

Version Date Changes
15.0.19 19/10/18
  • New Easy Recovery Mode
  • Added pre-defined signatures recovery: VHDX, BCB, PUB, VDI, FRM, IBD, MYI
  • Improved Recovery Kernel
  • Ultimate package: the latest Active@ Boot Disk and Active@ LiveCD included
14.0.11 31/01/18
  • Added pre-defined signatures recovery: Microsoft SQL Server Databases (MDF) and Virtual Hard Drive Files (VHDX);
  • Support for ReFS versions 3.x file system data recovery;
  • Linux/Unix JFS and XFS file systems data recovery improved;
  • Handling of dynamic disk arrays (LDM & LVM) improved;
  • Software stability while working with damaged disks improved;
  • Improved handling of partitions in Windows Storage Spaces;
  • Implemented recovery for ReFS file system having non-standard sector sizes (1024, 2048 & 4096 bytes);
  • Custom Signatures scripting improved for user templates;
  • Professional & Ultimate packages: the latest Active@ Disk Editor version 7 included;
  • Ultimate package: Active@ Boot Disk switched to WinPE 10 x64 base, Active@ LiveCD switched to KDE5 base.
12.0.17 3/31/2017
  • New file signatures added: FBR, OST, DB3, ACCDB, AI, VCPROJ, USER, SVG;
  • Existing file signatures are updated for accuracy and performance;
  • Support for Microsoft's new generation ReFS file system scan & data recovery;
  • Support for Linux/Unix JFS file system scan & data recovery;
  • Improvements in XFS/Ext4 file systems recovery;
  • Significantly optimized Scan algorithms;
  • New security based on software registration and activation;
  • The latest Active@ Boot Disk (64-bit) and Active@ LiveCD (64-bit) coming with Professional & Ultimate packages
11.0.11 3/11/2016
  • 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
10.1.17 7/13/2015
  • 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
  • GUI enhancements and bug fixes
  • 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)
10.0.0 12/19/2014
  • Forensic reports added for file deletion investigations
  • New look-n-feel, more UI styles added
  • More signatures added for recovery by templates
  • Ultimate version now includes LiveCD, being able to boot UEFI x64 systems
  • Included the latest Active@ Disk Editor v. 5 and Boot Disk tools
9.7.09 09/19/2014
  • New Recovery Wizard: recover files from damaged partitions;
  • 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
9.5.49 06/13/2014
  • New: Organize files feature to group files by System and Meta attributes before actual recovery;
  • New: File Organizer view allows collect files from different sources to recover them all at once;
  • File Recovery dialog enhanced to have more file renaming options;
  • New file signatures for file types: GIF, LIT, RMF, WVC, OGG, RB, ARC, AIF, FB2, PSD, AU, 7Z, FLIC, FLAC, APE, MEF and AAC;
  • 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 implement advanced scan results analysis and recover features;
  • Recovery Kernel: version 2014.06.12;
  • Intensive GUI tweaks and bug fixes;
  • Professional & Enterprise versions:
    - Added the latest USB3 driver pack, LAN/Mass Storage driver’s pack (200 drivers total)
    - Included the latest Opera 12 Internet Browser
    - Improved Bootable Disk Creator
    - Improved default display resolution setup
9.3.5 03/25/2014
  • 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
9.0.75 12/30/2013
  • Recovery Toolbar buttons merged (below)
  • Latest Kernel with Scan & Signatures exceptions fixed
  • Latest Boot Disk Creator (select USB manually, if not detected)
9.0.63 11/22/2013
  • 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
8.6.25 07/08/2013
  • Disk Editor improvements (hyperlinks, new templates)
  • Better integration with Disk Editor
  • Latest Kernel, bug fixes
8.6 05/17/2013
  • 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
Lite 8.5 FREEWARE 03/15/2013
  • Lightweight & Easy-to-use edition of Active@ UNDELETE:
    - Recovers deleted files and folders
    - Recovers lost files from deleted or damaged partitions
    - Detects and recovers files by their signatures
    - Screenshots and more...
8.5 01/24/2013
  • Added UFS & Ext4fs file systems support.
  • Simultaneous scan of several disks or volumes (logical drives).
  • Integrated Disk Editor improved: MFT records inspection, more templates supported.
  • User defined file signatures — user can set his own file signature (template) providing required template options, header and footer criteria. Users templates can be edited, removed and imported from formatted file created manually in text editor.
  • Integrated dynamic help based on CHM architecture. Downloadable PDF documentation.
  • Performance tune-ups and improvements.
  • Enhanced scan algorithm and scan results post-processing schema.
  • Many GUI tweaks and enhancements, floating tool views, output console.
8.2.3 11/30/2012
  • New simplified first screen
  • Updated Help, PDF now included to comm. versions
  • Bugs & defects fixed
  • For Pro & Enterprise versions — the latest Boot Disk Creator & Boot Disk utilities
8.0 06/29/2012
  • Re-designed user interface
  • Supports NTFS/exFAT/HFS+/Ext2/Ext3fs file systems
  • Integrated Hex Editor supports many templates
  • Advanced data recovery algorithms
7.4 04/14/2011
  • Improved support of large (bigger than 2TB) disks
  • Improved scan algorithms
  • Windows PE updated to version 3.1 (Windows 7 SP1)
7.2 01/13/2009
  • New version has an improved kernel, perfected features.
7 04/01/2008
  • 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 ...