ReclaiMe is a software application which was developed specifically in order to help you recover data from hard drives and create disk images.
The installation process is fairly uneventful and upon finalizing it, you come face to face with a very simple UI, comprised of several shortcut buttons and a panel in which to view all the connected logical drives. In addition to that, it can be used with great ease by any type of person, regardless of their previous experience with computers.
This software utility enables you to create disk images, in a few different types of formats, namely, IMG (raw disk image), VHD and VHDX. It is important to keep in mind that the duration of this process might vary, depending on the size of the HDD and your computer’s performance. Aside from that, while CPU and memory usage remains quite low, you should know disk utilization shall be significant.
It is possible to view all the drives you have connected to your system, along with their volume label, file system type (FAT, NTFS, HFS etc.), connection type (if any), model name and health.
Double-clicking the icon drive is going to start the drive analysis, or you can always just select the drive that interests you and click the “Start” button. All detected files are going to be displayed in a folder structure in one panel and in another, as a list, paired with information such as name, size, status and last modified date.
You can also access a hexadecimal view for all items, use a search function bundled with filtering options, and save files and directories.
Taking all of this into consideration, it becomes apparent that ReclaiMe is a handy and powerful piece of software. It can be used by any person, it sports a feature-rich environment and a good response time.