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authorChristophe Grenier <grenier@cgsecurity.org>2007-10-29 22:38:52 +0100
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+TestDisk checks the partition and boot sectors of your disks.
+It is very useful in recovering lost partitions.
+
+It works with :
+- DOS/Windows FAT12, FAT16 and FAT32
+- NTFS ( Windows NT/2K/XP )
+- Linux Ext2 and Ext3
+- BeFS ( BeOS )
+- BSD disklabel ( FreeBSD/OpenBSD/NetBSD )
+- CramFS (Compressed File System)
+- HFS and HFS+, Hierarchical File System
+- JFS, IBM's Journaled File System
+- Linux Raid
+- Linux Swap (versions 1 and 2)
+- LVM and LVM2, Linux Logical Volume Manager
+- Netware NSS
+- ReiserFS 3.5, 3.6 and 4
+- Sun Solaris i386 disklabel
+- UFS and UFS2 (Sun/BSD/...)
+- XFS, SGI's Journaled File System
+
+PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover
+lost pictures from digital camera memory or even Hard Disks.
+It has been extended to search also for non audio/video headers.
+It searches for
+- Sun/NeXT audio data (.au)
+- RIFF audio/video (.avi/.wav)
+- BMP bitmap (.bmp)
+- bzip2 compressed data (.bz2)
+- Source code written in C (.c)
+- Canon Raw picture (.crw)
+- Canon catalog (.ctg)
+- FAT subdirectory
+- Microsoft Office Document (.doc)
+- Nikon dsc (.dsc)
+- HTML page (.html)
+- JPEG picture (.jpg)
+- MOV video (.mov)
+- MP3 audio (MPEG ADTS, layer III, v1) (.mp3)
+- Moving Picture Experts Group video (.mpg)
+- Minolta Raw picture (.mrw)
+- Olympus Raw Format picture (.orf)
+- Portable Document Format (.pdf)
+- Perl script (.pl)
+- Portable Network Graphics (.png)
+- Raw Fujifilm picture (.raf)
+- Contax picture (.raw)
+- Rollei picture (.rdc)
+- Rich Text Format (.rtf)
+- Shell script (.sh)
+- Tar archive (.tar )
+- Tag Image File Format (.tiff)
+- Microsoft ASF (.wma)
+- Sigma/Foveon X3 raw picture (.x3f)
+- zip archive (.zip)
+
+TestDisk and PhotoRec run under:
+- Dos, Win9x
+- Windows (NT 4/2000/XP/2003)
+- Linux
+- FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD
+- SunOS
+
+Both are under GNU General Public License.
+
+Christophe GRENIER
+grenier@cgsecurity.org
+http://www.cgsecurity.org/