IsoBuster 3.5 Fileforum Pick

4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 (209 votes)

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Windows 7/8/2000/Server 2003/Vista/XP / Shareware; $29.95 / 104,083 downloads

IsoBuster can rescue lost files from a bad or trashed CD or DVD or a Blu Ray disc (e.g. BD or HD DVD). Save important documents, precious pictures or video from the family, your only system backup, etc.

Reviews of IsoBuster

  1. 4 out of 5 stars
    FatBastard

    Reviewing 3.4 (Aug 22, 2014)

    I'm surprise this ancient software is still around.
    Most programs don't last as long.

  2. 4 out of 5 stars
    olivergiving

    Reviewing 3.2 (Sep 25, 2013)

    isobuster rocks

  3. 5 out of 5 stars
    DrTeeth

    Reviewing 3.2 Build 3.1.9.2 Beta (Apr 21, 2013)

    I have only had to use this 'in anger' once and it salvaged all my data. The developer is responsive, knowledgeable and polite. Licence well worth the money.

  4. 5 out of 5 stars
    Philidor

    Reviewing 2.9 Beta (Feb 18, 2012)

    I use the free functionality to recover files from deteriorated CDs. Best I've tried.

    But there is a learning curve. Use the blue option to recover your files as they were rather than in other formats (Iso, etc). Be careful that the level (there are Sessions) includes all your files. If you can avoid having it try to recover files written on bad (as opposed to damaged) sectors, do so. You'll save a lot of time. Check the files recovered; there may be parts incompletely copied. Another try might help.

    The result is worth the attention.

  5. 1 out of 5 stars
    Otto_technica

    Reviewing 2.9 Beta (Feb 12, 2012)

    I used to love ISOBuster, but now that they are installing crapware ("ISOBuster Toolbar") this package is being added to my ALP (Avoid Like the Plague) list.
    I don't mind someone trying to make a buck on an excellent product, I just prefer people to do it honestly. At least make the option to install crapware deselcted by default.

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