Supported File Systems and Storage Media

The Data Recovery Wizard can be used to recover data from the following types of devices:

  • Fire Wire HDD
  • Floppy drive
  • Dynamic disk, there are five types of Dynamic volumes: Simple Volume, Striped Volume, Spanned Volume, Mirrored Volume, and RAID-5 Volume (Only supported by professional version).
  • Compact Flash cards and other disk-like media that use a FAT/NTFS file system and EXT2/EXT3 file system to store files and folders.

Supported File Systems

The Data Recovery Wizard supports the following file systems:

  • FAT12 (used by DOS and Windows on floppy disks and some small-sized media like Compact Flash cards for digital cameras)
  • FAT16 (used by DOS and Windows for partitions less than 2 gigabytes in size)
  • FAT32 (used by Windows for bigger partitions)
  • NTFS (used by Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 2008 and Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10.)
  • EXT2 (used by Linux/UNIX Operating System)
  • EXT3 (used by Linux/UNIX Operating System)

This user guide refers to 7.5 or earlier versions. If you are using new version, please visit the new guide with the link below: