Diamond Edge version 2.57 is the latest version of the well-known disk management tool, previously distributed by Oregon Research.
|supports FAT12 (floppy) or FAT16 (hard disk) filesystems: partition sizes of up to 1 GB are supported, depending on the operating system in use|
|optimises (defragments) partitions: partitions can be optimised for reading or writing|
|copies partitions, either as an image or with defragmentation|
|zeros, unzeroes, and wipes partitions|
|tests and repairs disk structures|
|undeletes files: Diamond Mirror (included) permits successful undeletion even with fragmented files|
|validates files (using checksum or CRC) to detect file modification|
|saves and restores FAT/root directory information|
|maps bad disk sectors|
The following additional functions are also supported if a SCSIDRV driver is present:
|save and restore partitioning information|
|partition hard disks|
Both Atari and ICD partitioning schemes are supported.
IMPORTANT: Diamond Edge is now open source! You can download the executable and the manual from here. The source code is available here.