- Outstanding data recovery from video surveillance systems
- Exceptionally effective work with driving recorders
- Processing a wide range of formats, video and audio codecs
- Intelligent techniques for the reconstruction of footages
- Forensically sound video retrieval with integrity control
- Support of numerous storage systems and technologies
- Comprehensive set of professional data recovery tools
UFS Explorer Video Recovery is a multifunctional data recovery instrument geared towards work with closed-circuit television appliances and event data recorders (EDR) utilized in vehicles.
Along with a multiplicity of storage devices of different formats and complexity, the program supports a broad range of specific file systems implemented in CCTV appliances and driving recorders as well as various video and audio codecs. In addition to that, the utility is capable of processing stream data: each frame of a video stream is checked for validity, combined with the associated frames and the obtained result is placed in a universal container file which can be opened using any standard software means. In addition, the application works with practically any data carrier – starting from linear internal and external digital media to RAID systems and disk images produced by conventional disk imaging utilities and professional forensic tools, like EnCase and FTK Imager. Enhanced with a mechanism of integrity control and extended reporting possibilities, the software doesn’t modify the content of the source and can be used by forensic experts for the extraction of reliable video evidence.
Furthermore, the program incorporates decryption techniques for BitLocker, LUKS, FileVault 2 and APFS encryption, works with virtual disks of VMware, Hyper-V, VirtualBox, QEMU, XEN, etc., allows assembling standard RAID patterns and specific RAID layouts, like Btrfs-RAID, ZFS RAID-Z, Synology SHR, and supports many other storage technologies, including Windows Dynamic Disks, Storage Spaces and deduplication, Apple Software RAID, Core Storage and Time Machine, Linux mdadm and LVM with Thin Provisioning as well. With broad functionality and unmatched specialized features, UFS Explorer Video Recovery can become an indispensable assistant in almost any data recovery task.
Software activation options
Software-based Access Key
A Sentinel SL electronic key based on the "fingerprint" of the user's computer which should be installed and stored within the system.
- Doesn't require physical shipment
Hardware-based Access Key
A Sentinel HL key on a USB-device that enables running the software when physically connected to the computer.
- Can be transferred between different machines
The details related to the usage of different types of Access Keys along with other licensing terms and conditions are available in the End-User License Agreement.
Motion-JPEG, Motion-JPEG2000, ASF (MPEG 4 Part 2), AVC (h.264), HEVC (h.265), MPEG/MPEG2, h.263
PCM, ADPCM, G.711/A-Law, MP3, mu-Law
WFS, DHFS, HIK, Mirage, Pinetron, BKFL, etc.
All supported general-purpose file systems, UAVtech
umv, mdig, rsfm (Rsfs), dch264 (DHFS), ssf, xql, dhav (DHFS), avix1, rim, lvf, keno, aura, human, siemens, hav, axs , idis, idis2, cli_el, lg_tfs, s1, ss_nsys, ndav, ndap, adtssf, govctv, cenova, tango, acumen, ftvt, bnk, everfocus, iseeq, commax, rms, SVN, SHFL, etc.
MPEG 4 Part 2, MPEG 4 Part 10 (h.264), MJPEG, HEVC (h.265)
PCM, ADPCM, G.711/A-Law, AAC, MP3, mu-Law
NxFS, general-purpose file systems
QTFF, RIFF, NxFS, etc.
Windows: NTFS, FAT, FAT32, exFAT, ReFS/ReFS3;
macOS: HFS+, APFS;
Linux: Ext2, Ext3, Ext4, XFS, Extended format XFS, JFS, ReiserFS, UFS, UFS2, Adaptec UFS, big-endian UFS, Btrfs;
Novell: NWFS, NSS.
Logical Disk Manager, Storage Spaces, Microsoft volume deduplication, Apple Core Storage, LVM with thin provisioning, mdadm
Providing a partition table, information about Spans and Stripes of LVM2, AIX LVM, HP-UX LVM, Apple Software RAID
Giving a partition structure for MBR, Apple Partition Map, BSD/Adaptec/Solaris/Unix Slice Map, GPT, Novel, Intel Matrix
Drobo volumes, HP EVA, HP LeftHand, Symphony SAN
Video transmuxing using an .AVI file container
Converting videos into a series of still images (tiff/zlib, lossless)
Saving damaged frames as pictures
Hexadecimal viewer for storages, partitions, files, file fragments
Hexadecimal editor for disks and partitions
Storage content comparison
Bitwise "exclusive OR" (XOR) function
Three types of scan (CCTV recordings, RIFF/QTFF videos, general scan)
Scan filters for date/time, camera numbers
Pausing the scan
Previewing intermediate scan results
Saving scan results for further work
Full-range storage scan for all-at-once data recovery
Visualization of the scanning process
Five options for handling the existing file system
Detecting lost partitions
Automated partition aligning
Defining partitions manually
Interactive HTML report
Basic list of folders and files (HTML, CSV, XML) with a checksum for each file
Recoverable data size with metadata test
Software events log
Please note: The software is continually refined to be capable of working with the newest CCTV and EDR devices. If your model is not supported yet, you can submit your data for analysis and the support will be included in the subsequent software releases.
When to use UFS Explorer Video Recovery
The software has been enhanced with a comprehensive range of techniques that enable it to work effectively with closed-circuit television appliances (CCTV) and event data recorders (EDR) used in vehicles. Adapted to the peculiarities of such devices, the program performs the necessary operations automatically which eliminates the need for preliminary examinations and special settings.
The utility makes it possible to restore recordings that have been mistakenly or maliciously deleted from an EDR system and thus bring back the video evidence that may be crucial in the investigation of a crime, accident and other disputes. The found videos can be previewed directly in the program which makes it easy to locate the needed footage.
The damage to a vehicle DRV in a road accident and other issues that prevent its normal functioning may lead to the corruption of the recorded videos and impossibility to play them using standard means. UFS Explorer Video Recovery is able to restore the structure of the damaged storage and reconstructs corrupted videos from their pieces with validation of each video frame.
The software operates in the read-only mode and supports various formats of disks images, including ones created with EnCase Imager and FTK Disk Imager, which prevents any possibility for it to affect the source storage or any information on it. Even when the system employs distortion or encryption of video data, the program is capable of performing the decryption and recovery without recoding or in any other way changing the initial frames.
The software may come in handy for creating forensic reports as to the location and the analysis of the allocation of frames that constitute a video stream on the storage. Moreover, the program allows creating a report with the list of available files, their properties, checksums calculated for them, the information about the scanned storage, the date of the scan and the time when the report was created.
The utility makes it possible to wrap CCTV recordings of various vendor-specific formats into a universal file container supported by general-purpose media players. It is worthy of note that no conversion or recoding of the original video data is performed so that the obtained video data is guaranteed to match the data on the source disk.