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Changes for v1.50.1036 - v1.51.1063

  • Added Ext2 and Ext3 file system support.
  • Added recovery from volumes without GUID.
  • Improved SSD detection and support.
  • Improved Secure Overwrite on Windows XP.
  • Optimized FAT32 volume deep scan algorithm.
  • Improved partition detection on VHD images. (Recuva Professional only).
  • Improved Show drives options.
  • Minor GUI improvements.
  • Minor bug fixes.



Changes for v1.49.1019 - v1.50.1036

  • Added ISO9660 file system support.
  • Added recovery from unmounted drives.
  • Improved duplicated file name recovery.
  • Added Junction Point recovery support.
  • Improved optical drive detection and recovery.
  • Improved scan statistics accuracy.
  • Minor GUI improvements.
  • Minor tweaks and fixes.



Changes for v1.48.982 - v1.49.1019

  • - Added multi-session UDF support.
  • - Added Unicode character handling to file list export.
  • - Improved FAT partition file scanning.
  • - Enhanced detection of drives with mounted junction points.
  • - Improved email filter and added .pst file detection.
  • - Improved keyboard navigation on scan results list.
  • - Minor bug fixes and GUI improvements.



Changes for v1.48.980 - v1.48.982

  • Added UDF drive support.
  • Added user choice for recovery involving long path names.
  • New options for recovering to drives with insufficient space.
  • Enhanced file detection for small-capacity drives.
  • Improved options for context menus.
  • Minor GUI improvements.
  • Minor tweaks and fixes.



Changes for v1.47.948 - v1.48.980

  • - Added UDF drive support.
  • - Added user choice for recovery involving long path names.
  • - New options for recovering to drives with insufficient space.
  • - Enhanced file detection for small-capacity drives.
  • - Improved options for context menus.
  • - Minor GUI improvements.
  • - Minor tweaks and fixes.



Changes for v1.46.919 - v1.47.948

  • - Added file type filtering to Deep Scan.
  • - Improved detection of removable storage devices.
  • - Optimized memory usage.
  • - Improved VHD Image creation.
  • - Reorganized context menu items.
  • - Added Thai language support.
  • - Minor bug fixes and GUI improvements.



Changes for v1.45.858 - v1.46.919

  • Improved Deep Scan for exFAT and FAT.
  • Added folder scan to Windows Explorer context menus.
  • Added new file extensions to filters.
  • Improved accuracy of scan statistics.
  • Improved usability of folder browser.
  • Improved uninstallation of menu items.
  • Fixed minor bug in secure overwrite on exFAT file systems.
  • Minor improvements to the recovery wizard.
  • Minor GUI improvements.



Changes for v1.44.778 - v1.45.858

  • - Added support for 3TB external drives.
  • - Added support for hard disks with 4 KB sectors.
  • - Improved secure overwrite performance.
  • - Improved NTFS deep scan recovery reliability.
  • - Added VHD drive image creation for system drives (Pro Version).
  • - Fixed a minor bug with opening VHD images in Windows.
  • - Minor GUI improvements.



Changes for v1.43.623 - v1.44.778

  • Improved recovery for files larger than 1 GB.
  • Faster scrolling when >1 million files in the file list.
  • Improved Outlook Express data file recovery.
  • Added Recover menu option to the Recycle Bin.
  • Added support for mini-SD cards.
  • Added VHD drive image creation. (Pro Version)
  • exFAT drive labels are now correctly detected.
  • Improved support for files with Alternate Data Streams.
  • Added support for USB drives mounted as the A: drive.
  • Added Indonesian and Serbian Latin languages.
  • Minor GUI improvements.



Changes for v1.42.544 - v1.43.623

  • Added recovery of Alternate Data Streams.
  • Improved support for files larger than 4GB.
  • Filters are now applied dynamically with significant improvement in memory usage.
  • Filters added to "Save as file list" feature.
  • NTFS permissions are now reported correctly.
  • Improved reporting for failed zero byte files.
  • Improved accuracy of recovery potential for JPEGs.
  • Improved handling of free space during recovery.
  • Improved support for multiple monitors.
  • Minor GUI improvements.



Changes for v1.41.537 - v1.42.544

  • Re-architected deep scan algorithm for JPGs and PNGs.
  • Improved file searching on Windows 2008 R2.
  • Improved support for Windows 8.
  • Added Export file list feature.
  • Improved keyboard navigation support.
  • Fixed rare crash on XP during FAT scan.
  • Improved memory usage for high volume drives.
  • Minor bug fixes.



Changes for v1.40.525 - v1.41.537

  • Added content searching for specific text in deleted files.
  • Added regular expression matching to the filter.
  • Added preliminary support for Windows 8.
  • Improved support for BartPE (added new folder creation).
  • Fixed filter drop down highlight issue.
  • Improved recovery of compressed files from drives with non-standard cluster size.
  • Many minor UI improvements.
  • Latvian language added.



Changes for v1.39.509 - v1.40.525

  • - Added support for Windows 7 SP1.
  • - Added support for BartPE recovery CD.
  • - Improved file recovery from Apple iPods.
  • - Improved error handling on drives >1TB.
  • - More efficient memory usage when >1M files are found.
  • - Better handling of files that have lost file type.
  • - Added support for Kurdish language.
  • - Minor bug fixes.



Changes for v1.37.488 - v1.39.509

  • Fixed bug that caused "Unable to read MFT" error.
  • Improved support for exFAT drives.
  • Improved support for Windows 7.
  • Added mnemonics to the Wizard.
  • Extended logging for Windows 7 64-bit.
  • Added link to Online Help.
  • Fixed bug that could cause analysis fail on U3 drives.
  • Minor bug fixes.



Changes for v1.36.479 - v1.37.488

  • Improved support for scrolling context menu.
  • Improved language support.
  • Improved context menu in info panel.
  • Minor changes to recovery algorithms.
  • Minor UI changes.



Changes for v1.34.460 - v1.36.479

  • Improved reliability of FAT32 disk scanning.
  • Improved 64-bit EXE memory usage.
  • Improved screen resize to avoid hiding controls.
  • Improved use of mnemonics in Wizard screen.
  • Better support for accessibility users.
  • Minor tweaks and fixes.



Changes for v1.33.451 - v1.34.460

  • Files can now be recovered without requiring the scan to complete.
  • Improvements to Thunderbird email recovery.
  • Fixed bug with "Check for Updates" link.
  • Fixed bug with tab stop not working after canceling scan.
  • Fixed wizard options bug, which affected some languages.
  • Minor bugs fixes and performance improvements.



Changes for v1.32.444 - v1.33.451

  • Added support for non-standard sector size in Windows 7.
  • 25% improvement in deep scan speed.
  • Fixed bug when multi-selecting items in thumbnail view.
  • Fixed repaint problem with thumbnail view.
  • Fixed problem with file list view not display icons correctly.
  • Added translator information to About Screen.
  • Added Georgian translation.



Changes for v1.31.437 - v1.32.444

  • Improved analysis of exFAT drives.
  • Added U3 portable installer.
  • GUI fixes for non-standard DPI (large fonts).
  • Improved error messages for files that cannot be overwritten.
  • Dropped support for Windows 98 to improve performance.
  • Fixed bug in language selection.
  • Minor bug fixes.



Changes for v1.30.435 - v1.31.437

  • Added email recovery to Wizard.
  • Improvements to Thunderbird email recovery.
  • Improved handling of very large exFAT drives.
  • Various stability fixes in 64-bit version.
  • Updated installer to allow Recuva to run at the end.
  • Added Estonian language support.



Changes for v1.28.424 - v1.30.435

  • Added recovery of emails from Outlook Express.
  • Added recover of emails from Windows Mail.
  • Added 'Email' filter.
  • Fixed bug that could cause secure delete to fail in list view.
  • Various bug fixes.



Changes for v1.27.419 - v1.28.424

  • Added native 64-bit support.
  • Added support for exFAT drives.
  • Improved Windows 7 support.
  • Fixed browse issue with the Wizard in Win98.
  • Fixed a few other Win98 issues.
  • Minor UI tweaks.



Changes for v1.25.409 - v1.27.419

  • Improvements to Wizard browse dialog.
  • Complete rewrite of PDF and RTF deep scan detection methods.
  • Fixed display bug for status icons in low-color.
  • Scan speed optimizations.
  • Various UI tweaks.



Changes for v1.24.399 - v1.25.409

  • iPod track names are now restored.
  • Improved UI stability when working with very large files.
  • Improved handling of floppies on early Windows OSs.
  • Various tweaks to UI for non-English languages.
  • Scan optimizations.
  • Various minor tweaks.



Changes for v1.23.389 - v1.24.399

  • Added iPod support to the wizard.
  • Extra files removed when cancelling recovery from iPod.
  • Added support for recovery from the logfile in Deep Scan.
  • .DMP files are now only created in debug mode or for unsigned exes.
  • Secure Delete feature renamed to Secure Overwrite.
  • Improved error messages when attempting to scan removable drives.
  • Improved support of virtual machines in Deep Scan.
  • Various text changes.



Changes for v1.22.384 - v1.23.389

  • Added support for iPods.
  • Fixed rare crash that could happen on certain JPGs in deep scan.
  • Language DLLs are now stored in /lang folder.
  • Fixed minor resizing issue with Launch wizard button.
  • Added .m4a files to Audio filter.
  • Scan engine optimizations.
  • Various minor tweaks.



Changes for v1.21.373 - v1.22.384

  • Improved messages when cancelling large file recovery.
  • Secure delete is now greyed for non-deleted files.
  • Improved recovery of .TIF files from FAT32 drives.
  • Filter category text now updates dynamically when changing languages.
  • Fixed 'Check for updates' position in Vista.
  • Various minor tweaks and improvements.



Changes for v1.20.361 - v1.21.373

  • Improved recovery of orphaned JPG images in FAT32.
  • Launch wizard button now working properly in all cases.
  • Improved scan canceling on large files.
  • Fixed bug that caused Wizard icons to not be displayed in 16 bit color.
  • Check for updates now included in tab-stop.
  • Added Czech translation.
  • Various minor UI tweaks.



Changes for v1.19.350 - v1.20.361

  • Improved detection of encypted files.
  • Optimized Windows 2008 Server deep scan routines.
  • Added 'Run wizard' button to Options dialog.
  • Scanning engine improvements.
  • Minor bug fixes.Improved detection of encypted files.
  • Optimized Windows 2008 Server deep scan routines.
  • Added 'Run wizard' button to Options dialog.
  • Scanning engine improvements.
  • Minor bug fixes.



Changes for v1.17.339 - v1.19.350

  • Redesigned the Options window.
  • Fixed bug related to Insufficient resources error.
  • Improved handling of invalid file records.
  • Various UI tweaks.
  • Minor bug fixes.



Changes for v1.16.333 - v1.17.339

  • Reduced memory usage by 10%.
  • Added Office 2007 doc types to 'Documents' filter.
  • Added .cab and .url to deep scan.
  • Files with no name found during deep scan are now named using meta data. Works for the following file types: mp3, wma, wmv, rtf, url, doc, xls, ppt, vsd, tiff, jpg and png.
  • Added support for USB drives with a sector size of 2048 bytes.
  • Improvements to system info status.
  • Minor bug fixes.



Changes for v1.15.327 - v1.16.333

  • Added ability to search for non-deleted files (for recovery from damaged or reformatted disks only).
  • Added support for .rtf, .pdf, .mp3 and .tif files to deep scan.
  • Fixed bug that would limit file size of .avi files to 1GB after deep scan.
  • Various UI tweaks.
  • Performance improvements.



Changes for v1.13.304 - v1.14.321

  • Added support for video, audio, and compressed files in deep scan. Formats: .wma .ogg .wav .mov .mpg .mp4 .3gp .flv .wmv .avi .rar .zip
  • Added 'Compressed' option to the filter.
  • Fixed bug that could cause crash during deep scan, caused by corrupt image files.
  • Added support for Microsoft Office tmp files. Allows recovery of files lost if Office crashes.
  • Various small UI tweaks.
  • Added Ukrainian translation.



Changes for v1.11.257 - v1.12.291

  • New Wizard to make recovery easier.
  • New Thumbnails view.
  • Added Scan All Drives feature.
  • Fixed 'Cannot find path' issue.
  • Fixed rare crash during scan in XP/2000.
  • Optimized treeview speed with large numbers of files.
  • Minor UI changes.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.



Changes for v1.09.194 - v1.10.223

  • Added Secure Deletion option (Win2k and newer)
  • Added option to save settings to an INI file
  • Optimized error logging
  • Improved recovery of sparse files
  • Performance improvements
  • Various UI tweaks
  • Minor tweaks and changes



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