V3.1 (Build 1004)
Latest release date:
16th Jan 2014
What's new for this release.
Feature restricted edition: Free
Professional edition: US$499.00
Professional Upgrade: US$249.00
(See feature comparison for more information)
Windows XP SP2, Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Server 2000, 2003, 2008, 2012. Available for both 32-bit and 64-bit platforms.
Minimum 1GB of RAM. (4GB+ recommended)
30MB of free disk space, or can be run from USB drive
OSForensics allows you to identify suspicious files and activity with hash matching, drive signature comparisons, e-mails, memory and binary data.
It lets you extract forensic evidence from computers quickly with advanced file searching and indexing and enables this data to be managed effectively.
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Discover Forensic Evidence Faster
- Find files faster, search by filename, size and time
- Search within file contents using the Zoom search engine
- Search through email archives from Outlook, ThunderBird, Mozilla and more
- Recover and search deleted files
- Uncover recent activity of website vists, downloads and logins
- Collect detailed system information
- Password recovery from web browsers, decryption of office documents
- Discover and reveal hidden areas in your hard disk
- Browse Volume Shadow copies to see past versions of files
Identify Suspicious Files and Activity
- Verify and match files with MD5, SHA-1 and SHA-256 hashes
- Find misnamed files where the contents don't match their extension
- Create and compare drive signatures to identify differences
- Timeline viewer provides a visual representation of system activity over time
- File viewer that can display streams, hex, text, images and meta data
- Email viewer that can display messages directly from the archive
- Registry viewer to allow easy access to Windows registry hive files
- File system browser for explorer-like navigation of supported file systems on physical drives, volumes and images
- Raw disk viewer to navigate and search through the raw disk bytes on physical drives, volumes and images
- Web browser to browse and capture online content for offline evidence management
- ThumbCache viewer to browse the Windows thumbnail cache database for evidence of images/files that may have once been in the system
- SQLite database browser to view the and analyze the contents of SQLite database files
- ESEDB viewer to view and analyze the contents of ESE DB (.edb) database files, a common storage format used by various Microsoft applications
- Prefetch viewer to identify the time and frequency of applications that been runnning on the system, and thus recorded by the O/S's Prefetcher
Manage Your Digital Investigation
- Case management enables you to aggregate and organize results and case items
- HTML case reports provide a summary of all results and items you have associated with a case
- Centralized management of storage devices for convenient access across all OSForensics' functionality
- Drive imaging for creating/restoring an exact copy of a storage device
- Rebuild RAID arrays from individual disk images
- OSForensics can be installed on a USB flash drive for more portability
Professional and Bootable Editions
The professional and bootable editions of OSForensics have many features not available in the free edition, including;
- Import and export of hash sets
- Customizable system information gathering
- No limts on the amount of cases being managed through OSForensics
- Restoration of multiple deleted files in one operation
- List and search for alternate file streams
- Sort image files by colour
- Disk indexing and searching not restricted to a fixed number of files
- No watermark on web captures
- Multi-core acceleration for file decryption
- Customizable System Information Gathering
- View NTFS directory $I30 entries to identify potential hidden/deleted files
The bootable edition contains all the professional features plus the ability to be run on systems without a valid operating system. See the full comparison list between the editions.
If you have already purchased a competing forensics package, we want to offer you a competitive upgrade to make it an easier transition to OSForensics. You will receive a discount of 30% on your purchase of OSForensics if you qualify for the competitive upgrade. See here for more details.
Upgrading to Version 3
To upgrade any version of OSForensics to OSForensics V3, please visit our Upgrade order page for details.
Free upgrades are available for existing users who purchased and received their keys after 14 January 2014.