UNFORMAT version history. LSoft Technologies

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UNFORMAT Version History

UNFORMAT allows you to destroy all data on hard and floppy drives completely, excluding any possibility of future recovery of deleted files and folders.

Last update: UNFORMAT 5.0

July 8, 2016

- 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;
- 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;
- Improved Windows Logical Disk Manager (LDM) support for nested volumes;
- Added file system's metadata display: $FILE & $INDX file records for NTFS, $DIR Directory entries for FAT/FAT32;
- 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.

 
Version Date Changes
5.0 07/08/2016
  • 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
  • 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
  • Improved Windows Logical Disk Manager (LDM) support for nested volumes
  • Added file system's metadata display: $FILE & $INDX file records for NTFS, $DIR Directory entries for FAT/FAT32
  • 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
4.0 01/10/2015
  • Re-designed Wizard-style user interface
  • 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
  • Professional version: the latest Active@ Boot Disk Lite & boot disk utilities
3.0 10/8/2013
  • 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
  • Improvements in scan algorithms, the latest recovery kernel
  • The latest Active@ Boot Disk Lite & utilities (Professional version)
2.5 03/27/2012
  • Support for large HDDs;
  • Advanced recovery by folder/by file;
  • Improvements in scan algorithms.
2.0 04/20/2011
  • Professional version includes Boot Disk Lite and Bootable Disk Creator
1.0 05/05/2010

LSoft started up new soft, which createds to solve almost all data loss scenarios due to logical failure, recovers files on a disk or restores partitions.