TestDisk Team

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TestDisk is a powerful free data recovery software designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again. PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from Hard Disks and CDRom and lost pictures from digital camera memory.

Many people have been helpful in making TestDisk & PhotoRec very useful (and free) programs! This page lists some of those who've helped us by the contributions they have made, or continue to make. New contributors are welcome, feel free to help!

Main Contributors

Christophe Grenier

Location: Paris, France
URL: cgsecurity.org
He started the project in 1998 and is still the main developer. He is also responsible for the packaging of TestDisk & PhotoRec for DOS, Windows(tm), Linux (generic version), MacOS X and Fedora distribution.

Juan Carniglia

Location: Buenos Aires - Argentina
URL: LinkedIn Profile
He is responsible for the maintaining of the Spanish version of the documentation.
He is also constantly seeking for freelance jobs, on every area of expertice, making good use of over 15 years of experience.

Fiona Meg Riessler

Location: Germany
She moderates TestDisk & PhotRec Forums where she helps users. She is responsible for the TestDisk & PhotoRec documentation in German.

Daniel B. Sedory

Location: USA
He has worked on the English documentation since 2001 and suggested numerous improvements. Some of his work can be found at: The Starman's Realm.

Past contributors

Gregory Blanc

Location: France
During summer 2006, he worked on the French version of TestDisk's documentation and the 'Office' file format for PhotoRec.

Fabien Bouffard

Location: France
During summer 2006, he worked on the French version of TestDisk's documentation and the 'Office' file format for PhotoRec.

Simone Brandt

Location: Germany
Testdisk logo S Brandt.png She created this TestDisk-Logo in 2001 and also worked on the early documentation for TestDisk.

Marcel Bruins

Location: The Netherlands
Photorec.png In 2006, Marcel won our PhotoRec Logo Contest with this design.

Karim El Filali

Location: France
During summer 2006, he worked on the French version of TestDisk's documentation.

Igor Vallee

Location: France
During summer 2006, he worked on the French version of TestDisk's documentation and the 'Office' file format for PhotoRec.

Dmitri Zdorov

Location: USA
Testdisklogo clear 100.png He created the first TestDisk logo in 2001.

Packagers

Franz Bakan

Location: Hamburg, Germany
URL: www.fbakan.de/photorec-os2.htm
He packages PhotoRec for OS/2.

Daniel Black

Location: Australia
He is responsible for forensics packages under Gentoo Linux and also works on the TestDisk ebuild script. If you have any trouble with the TestDisk package under Gentoo please search for existing bugs first. If none are found, you may fill out a new bug report.

Ladislav Hagara

Location: Czech Republic
He is working on a script that will add TestDisk to 'Source Mage' GNU/Linux.

Robin H. Johnson

Primary Gentoo maintainer for the TestDisk ebuild script in Gentoo. Member of the Gentoo Council 2006-2007. (For more information regarding Gentoo Linux, see Daniel Black's entry above.)

Jean-Michel Kelbert

He is now responsible for TestDisk packaging under Debian.

http://packages.qa.debian.org/t/testdisk.html

Vitaly Lipatov

He packages TestDisk & PhotoRec for the 'ALT Linux' distribution.

Arkadiusz Patyk

He packages TestDisk for 'PLD Linux' (since 2002).

Location: Lodz, Poland

URL: rescuecd.pld-linux.org/

Pascal Terjan

Location: Paris, France
He packages TestDisk for 'Mandriva Linux' (since 2003).

Florent Thoumie

Location: Dublin, Ireland

URL: www.freshports.org/sysutils/testdisk

Since 2004, he has added the latest version of TestDisk/PhotoRec to FreeBSD ports.

Ali Erdinç Köroğlu

He packages TestDisk for Pardus Linux.

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Past Packagers

Fabian Franz

He was responsible for the Debian packaging of TestDisk during 2002 and 2003.

PE System Plug-in

Xtreme

He is responsible for developing Plug-in for both BartPE and WinBuilder to let TestDisk work under Windows based Live CDs/DVDs/USBs.

URL: http://xtreme.boot-land.net