DiskGenius is a powerful tool for data recovery, partition manager and partition backup, for it provides lots of functions.Safely and easily change the existing partition size or divide a partition into two smaller ones without losing any data. One-click partition a hard drive. It’s very convenient to partition a new hard drive or repartition disk that contains partitions already. DiskGenius provides an all-in-one partition backup solution to fully protect your data against any potential risks.Despite the fact that DiskGenius Free is completely free, it’s still an amazing data recovery software. It’s simple, easy to use, and powerful. For people with a little bit of extra money, it might be a good idea to jump directly to DiskGenius Standard. However, people who can’t afford Standard shouldn’t be pressured to get it because Free still has the most important features that most people need DiskGenius for.The Free Edition provides various basic features to manage partitions & disk and recover lost files for both home and commercial users.
Partition Management – It can create format, resize, extend, backup, split, hide and clone partition, both MBR and GPT are supported.
Disk and partition conversion – Convert dynamic disk to basic, convert virtual disk format and convert MBR to GPT, convert primary partition to logical.
File recovery – It can recover files deleted or emptied form recycle bin, recover files from damaged partition or disk and recover files by file type and supports file preview and file filter.
Partition recovery – It is the best partition recovery program in that it can recover files from damaged, corrupted and RAW partitions, search for lost partition and recover files from it, besides, it can fix partition table.
RAID recovery – It can reconstruct Virtual RAID and recover files from it, and all RAID types are supported.
Sector Editor – A Hex editor is embedded to help users edit raw hex data and recover data manually.
Backup and Restore – It can backup and restore partition including system partition, hard disk and partition table.
Bad Tracks – It can check and repair bad sectors for all storage devices; check hard disk S.M.A.R.T. information.
Delete files permanently – It can delete files permanently so that they can’t be recovered by any data recovery software.
Virtual Disk – It supports virtual disks, including VMware, Virtual PC and Virtual Box.
Create WinPE bootable disk and you can manage disk partition when system crashes or there is no operating system on your computer.
Support FAT12/FAT16/FAt32/exFAT/NTFS/EXT2/EXT3/EXT4 file system format.
File recovery – It can recover files deleted or emptied form recycle bin, recover files from specified partition or disk, recover files by file type, and support file preview and file filter;
Partition recovery – It is the best partition recovery program. It can recover files from damaged partitions and search for lost partition and recover files from it, besides it can fix partition table;
Sector Edit – It can edit the sector data jst as WinHex;
Partiiton Management – It can create, format, resize, delete, split and hide partition, both MBR and GPT are supported;
Backup and Restore – It can backup and restore partition and disk as well as backup and resotore partition table
Provide basic partition operation include create a new partition, delete partition, hide partition. You can specify the detail parameters of partitions.
Support many types of fixed disks such as IDE, SCSI, and SATA, etc. It also supports USB flash Disk, USB hard disk, memory card.
Support the FAT12/FAT16/FAT32/NTFS file system.
Support lost partitions recovery (rebuild partition table). During the recovery operation, you can immediately see the files in the lost partitions. This is the best way to determine whether the partition found by Disk Genius is just you are looking for. Even you can recover lost files from the partition while the partition table is not saved to disk.
Can backup partition table to a file or restore it from the file.
Can backup whole partition to image file and restore partition from image file.
Support copying partitions. Provide three copying modes include “Copy all sectors”, “Copy all valid sectors” and “Copy all files”.
Support copying disks. Also, provide three copying modes like partitions copying.
Support VMWare virtual disk file (“.vmdk” file). Operate it like ordinary disks.
Can read files on the EXT2/EXT3 file system. Support Linux Logical Volume Management (LVM2).
Support the GUID partition table style. Support GPT disks.
Can quickly format FAT12/FAT16/FAT32/NTFS partitions. You can specify cluster size or select the option to compress the NTFS partition while formatting.
Can browse any files in any supported partitions including hidden partitions, and also including the files that can not be accessed in the normal way. Even you can forcibly delete the files in supported partitions.
Support assign or remove drive letters.
Support deleted files recovery and recover files from formatted or inaccessible FAT12/FAT16/FAT32/NTFS partition
Finally DiskGenius Free has four main functions: Data Recovery, Partition Manager, Backup and Restore, and Disk Utilities. For Data Recovery, DiskGenius Free has a simple three-step process to recover data. All users have to do is select the partition that suffered data loss, scan for the lost data, preview the listed files, and choose recover. DiskGenius is an amazing product that has optimal recovery abilities and its greatness is due to its tendency to improve and upgrade itself. Its file recovery feature for EXT4, FAT32, and NTFS partitions are optimized to perform to the best of its abilities. Users can also rest assured that any operating system cloned from FAT16/FAT32 is able to boot properly.