Download External Drive - Best Software & Apps

  • USB AutoRun Creator

    USB AutoRun Creator2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Related searches
    app creator
    auto run
    flash cards
    flash drive

    Allows you to add AutoRun to USB sticks

    7
    30 votes
    • PROS: Simply insert the drive and prompt the app to begin , The app works very quickly , Can use it on some SD cards too , Works for flash drives, USB sticks, external drives and discs
    • CONS: Must restart your computer after using with your flash drives , Often a single-use program with little reuse value , Free trial is very short , The paid version is only valuable to heavy users
  • iPhoneBrowser

    iPhoneBrowser1.93

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Related searches
    file management
    hard drive
    iphone
    iphone browser

    Use your iPhone or iPod Touch as an external hard drive

    6
    201 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Automatically launches when iPhone is plugged in, Lots of options for handling files
    • CONS: Might not always launch when iPhone is connected
  • PeToUSB

    PeToUSB3.0.0.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Related searches
    boot
    simple drive
    usb bootable

    Turn your external device into an auto-executable drive

    7
    73 votes
    • PROS: Allows you to boot and execute programs directly from Pendrives, Simple to use and setup
    • CONS: Does not work with all BIOS
  • Undelete 360

    Undelete 3602.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Related searches
    external hard drives
    file recovery
    file undelete
    filtering

    A free tool to recover deleted files

    6
    81 votes
    • PROS: Searches hard drive, pendrives, external drives, Good result filtering, Very easy to use, Fast, File wiping feature
    • CONS: Results can be hit and miss
  • 10
    26 votes
    • Free External Hard Drive Data Recovery

      Free External Hard Drive Data Recovery9.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      Related searches
      data recovery
      data recovery software
      external hard drives
      file recovery

      A powerful software for recovering lost files

      9
      69 votes
      • PROS: Simple interface, Can support a lot of file types, Compatible with a lot of brands, Retrieves files well
      • CONS: Scans take a while, Limited in functionality, No help files available, Upgrading requires another download and installation
    • Norton Partition Magic

      Norton Partition Magic8.0.1242

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Related searches
      external hard drives
      hard drive
      norton utilities
      partition

      Streamlined Partition Maintenance Software for Your Hard Drive

      6
      354 votes
      • PROS: The 8.0 version has been upgraded with several user-friendly enhancements., Most external hard drives and USB storage keys are supported.
      • CONS: In order to enjoy all of the above functions a purchase is required., Might not account for the presence of malware or viruses within an operating system.
    • iPhone/iPad/iPod to Computer Transfer

      iPhone/iPad/iPod to Computer Transfer2.1.33

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Related searches
      computer
      computer music
      data transfer
      data transfer phone

      iPhone/iPad/iPod to Computer Transfer - Transfer your files without the cloud!

      7
      37 votes
      • PROS: Transfer data without using the cloud, Use your phone as an external drive, View information regarding your device, Supports fast data transfer
      • CONS: Can cause file corruption, Getting to know the app interface takes time, Data transfer speeds can be slow, Lacks the ability to synchronise files automatically
    • Handy Recovery

      Handy Recovery5

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Related searches
      disk recovery
      drive image
      fat
      file recovery

      Recover files from your computer, memory card or external harddrive

      6
      64 votes
      • PROS: Save disc image, Save drive state for future recoveries, Recovers files from formatted partitions
      • CONS: No wizards, Not many configuration options
    • Lightscribe System Software

      Lightscribe System Software(LSS) 1.18.24.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Related searches
      cd dvd tools
      dvd software
      running
      system utilities

      Component essential for running Lightscribe

      6
      137 votes
      • PROS: Burns CD/DVD covers instantly in your CD/DVD drive, No requirement for an external printer
      • CONS: LightScribe may download poor cover info and images
    • Data Rescue

      Data Rescue3.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      Related searches
      data recovery
      data rescue
      disk recovery
      easy data recovery
      easy recovery

      Emergency hard drive recovery for PCs

      6
      31 votes
      • PROS: Slick easy to use interface, Recovers to a wide range of external drives, Creates a bootup disk if needed, Recovers partially functioning drives
      • CONS: May not recover all data in full
    • 10
      96 votes
      • USB Runner

        USB Runner1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Run programs automatically from an external drive

        9
        31 votes
        • PROS: Allows you to make portable versions of your programs, Runs in the memory
        • CONS: Doesn't work with all programs, Limited by size of USB device
      • Lion Disk Maker

        Lion Disk Maker2.0.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Related searches
        boot
        disk recovery
        recovery usb
        usb boot

        Create a Lion recovery disk

        6
        27 votes
        • PROS: Creates a Lion recovery disk on USB or external drive, Allows you to automatically boot Lion from USB stick
        • CONS: Interface could be improved
      • USB Secure

        USB Secure2.1.6

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Related searches
        drive encryption
        encryption
        flash drive
        password encryption

        Password Protect Your USB Drive And All Its Private Contents.

        7
        27 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Broad function, Decent options, Licence options
        • CONS: Bland interface, Minimal help files, Spotty support, Occasionally slow
      • 1st Disk Drive Protector

        1st Disk Drive Protector2.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Related searches
        privacy protector

        Avoid other people using your external devices

        8
        10 votes
        • 10
          22 votes
          • External Drive Data Recovery

            External Drive Data Recovery1.9.9.9

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Related searches
            hard drive
            hard drive recovery
            raw data
            raw files

            Recover Lost Files Due to Deletion, Format, Raw , Virus Attack, System Crash etc. from External Hard Drive.

            10
            66 votes
            • Shining Mac External Hard Drive Data Rec

              Shining Mac External Hard Drive Data Rec6.6.6.6

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac
              Related searches
              data storage
              hard drive

              10
              21 votes
              • 10
                12 votes
                Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                1Free External Hard Drive Data Recovery8.8.9.1969.9Windows
                2Norton Partition Magic8.0.12423546.4Windows
                3iPhoneBrowser1.932016.2Windows
                4Undelete 3602.16815.6Windows
                5Lightscribe System Software(LSS) 1.18.24.11375.6Windows
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