Asoftech Photo Recovery is a software tool whose purpose is to aid individuals in retrieving pictures from any type of drive, be it external or not, with just a few clicks.
The installation process you are required to go through is a piece of cake, as it does not bring any kind unpleasant surprises and does not last longer than a few seconds. The interface you are met with presents quite a minimal and plain design, yet it could use an update. It only encompasses a few buttons and a panel where all detected drives and partitions are displayed.
It can be used by anybody, including beginners and highly experienced people, without encountering any type of difficulty or problem.
This software utility enables you to recover images that have been lost, deleted or formatted, and it can even retrieve them from drives that have been corrupted. All detected drives are displayed in the main window, along with details such as type of file system, total capacity and other information. From the settings panel, you can choose the extensions you want to recover, the supported ones being JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP and TIF.
Once you have set up these details, all you have to do is click the “Start” button. In a fairly short amount of time (depending also on the size of the drive and the number of files), all detected photos are going to be displayed in the main window as thumbnails. From here, you can simply select the ones that interest you and click the “Recover” button.
All in all, Asoftech Photo Recovery is a pretty decent piece of software when it comes to retrieving lost or formatted pictures from any kind of drive. The response time is relatively good, the interface is friendly and it does not put a strain on the computer’s performance. Nonetheless, it could use a little bit more work.