Almost all of us have the desperate experience when we delete an important file and empty the Recycle Bin or Mac Trash without checking what is inside of it. Besides, there are some other cases which will lead to data loss, such as virus infection, software operation failure, bad boot sector, file system damage, etc. In most cases, it’s possible for us to use professional data recovery software to recover lost data back. iBoysoft Data Recovery is such a proficient data recovery tool.

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Overview of iBoysoft Data Recovery

Available for both Windows and Mac, iBoysoft Data Recovery is a leading data recovery software which helps us recover deleted files, recover deleted/lost partition, recover data from formatted, inaccessible, Raw, corrupted, unreadable hard drive, external hard drive, SD card, memory card, pen drive, etc. Advanced users will appreciate its ability to recover data from servers as well.

Features of iBoysoft Data Recovery

Deep Scan and Quick Scan: Quick Scan is usually used to search deleted files and it takes only several minutes. But for data loss due to format or file system corruption, Deep Scan is required. Deep Scan module of iBoysoft Data Recovery goes deeper than any other data recovery software, which searches your drive from sector to sector and recreates files based on file patterns.

Scan by file system: limit your scans to the certain file system (i.e. APFS, HFS, HFS+) to reduce the scan time.

Sort by file type: sort results of the scan by file type to help you find your data more easily.

Preview before data recovery: preview your content before final recovery to make sure it’s what you’re looking for. iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac can preview all file types that your Mac computer supports, including documents, photos, videos, audios, etc.

Support APFS data recovery and encrypted APFS data recovery: iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac is one of a few data recovery program that offers a comprehensive solution to APFS data recovery and encrypted APFS data recovery.

Find lost partition: When you can’t find lost partitions, just click “Find More Partitions”. Based on advanced algorithms, iBoysoft Data Recovery for Windows will dig deeper and find the partition which cannot be seen in File Explore.

Tech Specifications

Supported file types: documents, photos, videos, etc.

Supported devices: Hard drive, external hard drive, USB drive, USB stick, flash drive, SD card, CF card, memory card, memory stick, micro card, digital camera & another storage device

Windows: Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 and Windows Server 2016/2012/2008/2003.

Supported file system: FAT32, NTFS, and exFAT.

Mac: macOS 10.13 High Sierra/macOS 10.12 Sierra‎ and Mac OS X 10.11/10.10 /10.9/10.8/10.7

Supported file system: APFS, HFSX, HFS, HFS+, exFAT, and FAT32.

iBoysoft Data Recovery for Windows test

We test out the USB drive that we have divided into two partitions and reformatted, but we cannot see one of the partitions on our File Explorer. Firstly, after the smooth installation process, we launched iBoysoft Data Recovery for Windows. We didn’t see the lost partition on the home interface, but we noticed the reminder on the top right corner.

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One simple click of “Find More Partition”, we found the lost partition based on Capacity and Recovery Status. We select the lost partition and clicked “Next”.

After scanning, we found our needed files were located and even some previous files which were deleted several years ago were dug out. Then ticked these files and clicked Recover Button.

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After the above simple and efficient recovery process, we got all my lost files back.

iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac test

For Mac version, we had a swift setup on macOS High Sierra and used an APFS external hard drive. For testing, we copied there 20 pictures and two videos, deleted these images and formatted the external hard drive. When we opened iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac, I found the formatted external hard drive at a glance. With one simple click of the formatted partition, the program started scanning.

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Just several seconds, scanning results with intact directory structure came into my sight. In order to recover right files, we previewed these pictures and videos. Then we selected these pictures, clicked Recover button and choose a location to save these pictures. Finally, the recovery process completed.

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Customer Support

iBoysoft might be the best overall data recovery tool when it comes to support. The service offers a thorough knowledge base that includes a downloadable user manual, online help, FAQ, searchable support articles and video tutorials. More importantly, it provides service to clients with unlimited usage.

Verdict

We tested out iBoysoft Data Recovery on both Windows and Mac in a few scenarios, 95% of our data was able to be located in most cases. The Deep Scan module runs thoroughly that almost the total files can be found. Meanwhile, we are pleased by its user-friendly interface, for example, scanning by the file system, sorting by file types, pausing and restarting the scan. iBoysoft Data Recovery can be a wonderful assistant to recover lost data. If you are interested, iBoysoft offers you a free version which allows you to recover up to 1GB data.

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