X-Ways Forensics: Integrated Computer Forensics Software X-Ways Forensics is an advanced work environment for computer forensic examiners and our flagship product.
X-Ways Forensics runs under Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1/2012/10/2016*, 32 Bit/64 Bit, standard/PE/FE.
Compared to its competitors, X-Ways Forensics is more efficient to use after a while, by far not as resource-hungry, often runs much faster, finds deleted files and search hits that the competitors will miss, offers many features that the others lack, as a German product is potentially more trustworthy, comes at a fraction of the cost, does not have any ridiculous hardware requirements, does not depend on setting up a complex database, etc.!
X-Ways Forensics is fully portable and runs off a USB stick on any given Windows system without installation if you want. Downloads and installs within seconds (just a few MB in size, not GB).
X-Ways Forensics is based on the WinHex hex and disk editor and part of an efficient workflow model where computer forensic examiners share data and collaborate with investigators that use X-Ways Investigator.