CDCheck is a software tool that enables you to check your CDs and DVDs for damaged files as well as recover them with just a few clicks.
CDs can get damaged in a number of ways, so the program helps you determine whether your data is safe or not. The program also provides a comparison option that lets you select a reference directory on your hard drive.
It ensures that the contents on a disc match those in the directory, and effectively alert you of differences. Besides that, CDCheck supports the creation of CRC files which provide extra safety that files on your CDs are still exactly the same as they were.
This software is a utility for prevention, detection, and recovery of damaged files with emphasis on error detection. It can check each of your CDs and DVDs and indicate which files are corrupted.
The user interface is simple, effective and all actions have a very useful wizard that guides you through the entire process. You don’t need previous experience to use this tool. first thing you can do is check the disk for any kind of errors and recover the files and folder that are inaccessible.
You can select how many times the program tries to access each sector to the disk before it marks it as unreadable. you can also compare folder and file sizes and calculate similarity this enables you to find specific files with ease.
This program can make different hashes, including CDC32 AND MD5. all actions are carefully stored into logs that are presented to the user after each procedure. Statistics are also displayed in these logs.
It is part of the backup and recovery category and is licensed as shareware for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period will end.
Its demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions compared with the full version.
Hash creation and checking: You can create a hash file by simply selecting the file/directory/volume, clicking on hash and confirming given hash setup.
File/directory checking: Checking can be accomplished by simply selecting the file/directory/volume, clicking on Check and confirming given Check setup.
File/directory recovery: Recovery can be accomplished by simply selecting the file/directory/volume, clicking on Recover and confirming given Recover setup. some additional control over recovery, there are Advanced options to fine-tune the setup.
Audio CD, DVD support: Audio CDs behave like CDs with .wav files. You can create hashes, compare it, check it or recover it.
Unicode file access: You do not have to worry if files/directories with strange names can be checked. CDCheck supports Unicode file access that can work with all file/directory names.
Binary file/directory compare: Compare is performed binary (bit by bit) and is optimized for simultaneous reading of two different sources. It outperforms the majority of comparing software available.
Error reporting: Errors are reported in real-time with filename where the error was encountered and the exact error message provided by the operating system or driver. All errors are accompanied by error code and error type.
- Quick install and Simple-to-handle environment.
- Search for errors, recover files and view logs.
What’s new in CDCheck:
- new better default buffer settings
- languages added/improved
- when entering registration code spaces are ignored
- when using/compare reference directory can also be specified
CDCheck is a pretty decent piece of software, with good response time and an intuitive environment.
Pros & Cons
|its easy to detect errors.||As you find an error, you will be trying for two days to repair it and sometimes you get it, sometimes not.|
|Recovers lost data.||It does not have readability statistics|
CDCheck System Requirement
|Operating System||Windows 10/ Windows 8/ Windows7/ WindowsVista/ Windows XP|