Download External Hard Drives - Best Software & Apps

  • Folder Password Lock Pro

    10.8.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software for Enhanced Folder Protection and Privacy

    10
    1227 votes
    • PROS: Quick and simple setup., Active folder monitoring and alerts., Compatibility with external hard drives.
    • CONS: One password for all folders could potentially present a security risk., A price of (approximately) 32 pounds is a bit high when compared to similar folder protection software packages.
  • Undelete 360

    2.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    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
  • Norton Partition Magic

    8.0.1242

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Streamlined Partition Maintenance Software for Your Hard Drive

    6
    352 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.
  • Stellar Phoenix Video Repair

    3.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Advanced and User-Friendly Video Recovery Software

    7
    12 votes
    • PROS: This software is able to successfully repair most common codecs, Files recorded from external devices such as drones and smartphones can be corrected, Even severely corrupted files are able to be restored
    • CONS: Only one user is permitted as per the EULA associated with this bundle, It is impossible to preview files if the multimedia application is corrupt or damaged
  • Data Rescue

    4.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Emergency hard drive recovery for Macs

    5
    51 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
  • HP SimpleSave External Hard Drives drivers

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    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Install the latest driver for HP simplesave software

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    • Mac External Drive Data Recovery

      1.9.9.9

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Recover Deleted or Lost Files from External Hard Drives on Mac.

      10
      12 votes
      • Stellar Phoenix RAID Recovery – Technician

        V 6.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        It recovers files, photos, videos, documents, and emails from Windows hard drives, external media, and RAID servers.

        8
        6 votes
        • 1-abc.net Synchronizer

          1.01

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          To save data to internal or external hard drives, USB sticks,...

          5
          2 votes