PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost pictures (Photo Recovery) from digital camera memory and lost files including video, documents and archives from Hard Disks and CDRom. PhotoRec ignores the filesystem and goes after the underlying data, so it'll work even if your media's filesystem is severely damaged or formatted. PhotoRec is safe to use, it will never attempt to write to the drive or memory support you are about to recover from. Recovered files are instead written in the directory from where you are running the PhotoRec program.

PhotoRec is free, this open source multi-platform application is distributed under GNU Public License. PhotoRec is a companion program to TestDisk, an app for recovering lost partitions on a wide variety of filesystems and making non-bootable disks bootable again. It is contained in the testdisk Debian package.
Interface: Command Line
Associated Programs
ntfs-3g read/write NTFS driver for FUSE
TestDisk Powerful free data recovery utility
Available deb Repositories (how-to add a respository)
Debian 32-bit 64-bit
stable 6.14-3+b2 6.14-3+b3
testing 6.14-3+b3 6.14-3+b4
sid 6.14-3+b4 6.14-3+b5

Ubuntu 32-bit 64-bit
precise 6.13-1 6.13-1

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