Media Investigator Version History

February 6, 2017 - v7.1 Released
* 100% free (with ability to Donate for those who wish)

June 24 2016 - v7.0 Released
* Faster Low Scan - up to 50% faster
* Preview of raw images (thumbnails and preview window)
* Preview of video (preview window)
* Preview of audio (preview window)
* Simpler user interface
* Quicker process to recover files
* Bug fixes

April 24 2014 - v6.6 Released
* Minor bug fixes.

June 5, 2012 - v6.5 Released
* ISO file recovery improved.
* Cosmetic fix to Exit screen.

March 20, 2012 - v6.4 Released
* Payment bug fixed.
* Major Undelete Scan bug fixed.
* Significant Low Scan speed improvement.
* Social media (Facebook, Twitter) integration.
* New "Find All" Advanced Option for deleted & non-deleted files.

June 27, 2011 - v6.3 Released
* Advanced Options in Setup screen.
* Analysis Save bug fixed.
* Improved permissions checking.

January, 2011 - v6.2 Released
* Minor, cosmetic fixes
* Improved subscriber DB functionality

June 22, 2010 - v6.1 Released
* Improved Registration screen layout
* Search functionality in File Type selection
* Low Scan bug fix
* Undelete Scan bug fix (caused freeze)

October 23, 2009 - v6.0.3 Released
* Recovery logging improvements
* Add Machine Licence bug fix

August 10, 2009 - v6.0 Released
* "WalkThrough" instructions implemented
* High Definition (HD), Blu-Ray, Open Office file types added
* Improved MS Office file recovery
* "One-click" analysis set-up
* Save & resume scan ability for large drives
* Preview of popular movie & image file types
* Improved memory usage
* Improved large drive support
* Commercial licence option implemented
* Improved both Low & Undelete scan technology

February 7, 2009 - v5.9 Released
* Undelete Scan improvement
* Minor fixes

September 11, 2008 - v5.8 Released
* Security improvement

September 8, 2008 - v5.7 Released
* Low Scan improvement

September 1, 2008 - v5.6 Released
* Low Scan bug fix
* Undelete bug fix (NTFS Stack Overflow)
* Added missing DLL
* Internet connection bug fix
* Minor bug fixes

August 12, 2008 - v5.5 Released
* Improved security

August 4, 2008 - v5.4 Released
* Install / uninstall functionality (vs. standalone)
* Improved Undelete Scan
* Improved security

May 13, 2008 - v5.3 Released
* Improved thumbnails in Analysis

January 11, 2008 - v5.2 Released
* Minor UI improvements
* Minor analysis improvements

September 15, 2007 - v5.1 Released
* Recovery log improvements

August 14, 2007 - v5.0 Released
* New look & feel for user interface.
* Recovery algorithm improvements.
* New licensing model.

June 30, 2007 - v4.4 Released
* Improved recovery functionality.

April 19, 2007 - v4.3 Released
* Improved recovery functionality.

March 26, 2007 - v4.2 Released
* Various minor bug fixes.

November 14, 2006 - v4.1 Released
* Recovery integer error fixed.
* All Expand button added to List view in Analysis screen.
* Analysis memory efficiency improvements.
* Improved undelete recovery ability.

October 19, 2006 - v4.0 Released
* Undelete scan method for NTFS.
* Show Images option to increase analysis speed.
* Improved exception error logging.
* File size calculation improved.
* Memory usage improvements - better scan and recovery performance.
* Minor bug fixes.

August 16, 2006 - v3.4 Released
* Status message updated to show required and available disk space.
* Minor improvement to FAT scan & save.

August 10, 2006 - v3.3 Released
* Fixed occasional read error in Low Scan.
* Recovery speed improved by approximately 20%.

July 21, 2006 - v3.2 Released
* Payment screen includes disk space requirements for recovery.
* Recovery can span across multiple drives.

July 7, 2006 - v3.1 Released
* Fixed memory issue encountered when scanning large drives.
* Optimized scan and save speed.
* Fixed 'No disk in drive' error message on some XP and 2000 PC's.

June 20, 2006 - v3.0 Released
* Second recovery method added specifically to undelete files.
* Improved logging for customer support.
* List view added with file sizes.
* Ability to recover from all drive types.
* Ability to search recovered files.
* Various minor fixes and UI changes.

May 9, 2006 - v2.6 Released
* Fixed bug associated with European regional settings.

April 25, 2006 - v2.5.2 Released
* "Not enough disk space" error fixed.
* File conflict error fixed.

April 17, 2006 - v2.5 Released
* More drive types supported.
* Improved logging.

April 2, 2006 - v2.1.1 Released
* Minor graphics and layout improvements.
* Improved logging.

March 13, 2006 - v2.1 Released
* Thumbnail previews now shown for JPG, GIF, BMP, EMF, WMF.
* More detailed information message on Payment screen.
* Improved logging.

February 4, 2006 - v2.0 Released
* Improved algorithm implemented. Full scan now over 4X faster!
* Significant reduction in memory usage.
* Bug Fix - CRW files now recoverable!
* Bug Fix - Setup screen - Fixed "Disk / Drive not found" error.
* Bug Fix - tmp.dat file removed after saving.
* Added "Saving..." splash screen to give better feedback to users.
* Added message to direct users back to Setup screen if a scan finds no files.
* Tidied up shutdown to force cancellation of a running scan.
* Resized thumbnails to fit better on the screen.
* Several cosmetic changes. (Including but not limited to: hover hints, info text at top of screen changes based on field focus, buttons more prominent, consistent font type and colours, file types greyed out instead of invisible on entry to Setup screen.)

December 8, 2005 - v1.0 Released