Many time you give your CD or DVD collections for movies or application to your friends and they make too many scratches and when you got them back, you find that they are badly damaged and beyond readable. And the the question of recovery and searching softwares for same comes in mind on that time. To overcome from this condition here some nifty free CD or DVD data recovery software available for free to recover data from your damaged disk and supported any type of media. Here the list:
~CD Recovery Toolbox: This tool was developed for recovering damaged files from different disk types: CD, DVD,HD DVD, Blu-Ray, etc. You can use it to restore information lost as a result of some mechanical damage of the disk (scratches, chips, different spots on thesurface) or as a result of incorrect recording. Thus, the program can recoverdata that was considered lost. The CD Recovery Toolbox Free tool scans any CD and DVD disks and finds files and folders located there. We should mention that there can be some information on the disk that cannot berecovered. Not all of the files and folders can be found - that depends on the degree and location of the damage. The tool is compatible with Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows XP SP2, Windows 2003, Windows Vista.
Download Link: CDRecoveryToolboxFreeSetup.zip (647 KB)
Roadkil's Unstoppable Copier 5.2: Recovers files from disks with physical damage. Allows you to copy files from disks with problems such as bad sectors, scratches or that just give errors when reading data. The program will attempt to recover every readable piece of a file and put the pieces together. Using this method most types of files can be made useable even if some parts of the file were not recoverable in the end. Supports Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Download Link: Unstoppable Copier 5.2.zip (129 KB)
~CDCheck: is a utility for the prevention, detection and recovery of damaged files on CD-ROMs with an emphasis on error detection. With CDCheck you can check your CDs and discover which files are corrupted. By using the program proactively, you can insure that your data on CD-ROMs are safe -- before it's too late! CDCheck provides the following features: readability verification, binary compare, CRC file creation (and verification) and file recovery.
Download Link: CDCheck 18.104.22.168 Final.zip (1.4 MB)
~MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free: All in one free data recovery suite supports 32/64 bit Windows Operating System including Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. This file recovery sotrware to recover their lost data in any condition for free. MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition includes five data recovery modules: Undelete Recovery, Damaged Partition Recovery, Lost Partition Recovery, Digital Media Recovery and CD/DVD Recovery.
Download Link: MiniTool Power Data Recovery.zip (5.24 MB)
~IsoPuzzle 1.7 Beta: This program is to recover as much as possible data of damaged, bad burned or scratched CDs or DVDs. The purpose of this program is to recover as much as possible data of damaged, bad burned or scratched CDs or DVDs. This version is experimental and supports only data CDs and DVDs with sectorsize of 2048 byte - Audio CD, VCD and SVCD are not supported. ASPI layer. Please put the WNASPI32.dll together to Your IsoPuzzle.exe folder
Download Link: IsoPuzzle-17Beta.zip (93 KB)
Also Read: Free Data or HDD Partition Recovery Tools Collection.