Smart Projects ISOBuster is without a doubt one of the best optical disk data recovery software currently available. I’ve been using it for the past two years and can personally recommend it to anyone in need. IsoBuster can recover data from damaged or scratched optical disks with ease. From older Video CDs and data CDs to modern Blu-Ray disks, IsoBuster supports a wide variety of optical disk formats. Just insert a CD, DVD or a Blu-Ray disk and mount it in ISOBuster. You will get access the disk’s file system, session details and track information. If a part of the disk is damaged beyond recovery, chances are that you will still be able to recover undamaged clusters (this works great with some video files). You can sometimes access session details lost due to malfunctioning burning software or hardware. Of course, don’t expect miracles from ISOBuster; If you insert a disk that is ripped in half ISOBuster wouldn’t be able to do squat with it. And if ISOBuster can’t recover it, it’s unlikely that any other software can.
IsoBuster is a highly specialized yet easy to use optical media data recovery tool. It supports all optical disc formats and all common optical disc file-systems. Start up IsoBuster, Insert a disc, select the drive (if not selected already) and let IsoBuster mount the media. IsoBuster immediately shows you all the tracks and sessions located on the media, combined with all file-systems that are present. This way you get easy access, just like explorer, to all the files and folders per file-system. Instead of being limited to one file-system that the OS picks for you, you have access to "the complete picture". Access data from older sessions, access data that your OS (e.g. Windows) does not see or hides from you etc.
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