Testdisk is free opensource data recovery software which allows you to recover lost partitions and/or to make non-booting disks bootable all over again. Whether you have accidentally deleted a partition table or faulty software is the reason behind the lost partition, this software helps you to make recovery easier.
The software can recover the lost partitions from a range of file systems such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, BeFS, Windows exFAT, Linus, NTFS, Sun ZFS, Unix File System UFS and UFS2, and many more.
If you have a non-booting drive and have little or no knowledge about data recovery, this software can be used to gather the detailed information about that drive, which further can be transferred to a technical expert for advanced analysis. This makes it one of the effective tools to perform onsite recovery.
The software supports various types of operating systems including Windows (NT4 to Windows 10), DOS, SunOS, MacOS X, and Linux. It has easy-to-use features that enable users, who are little aware of data recovery techniques, to recover the deleted partition. You must have a certain degree of computer expertise to use this tool effectively.
The tool is highly powerful to recover deleted partition, to fix partition tables, and to rebuild the boot sector. The software can perform the given functions: