Floppy Disk Transfer
Our friendly team is happy to help transfer your Floppy Disc to recover the data.
We recover from CPM, DOS, Windows PC FAT, Classic Apple Mac (Macintosh, OS7 OS8 OS9) MFS filesystem on 3 inch, 5 inch, 8 inch, floppies.
The discs could have been used in Word Processors, Electronic Typewriters, CNC milling machines.
We can read disks requesting format, unknown disk types, disks requesting format, and reverse engineer floppy proprietary file systems to extract and copy files.
This includes Floppies from Apple, Macintosh, Amstrad, BBC, Xerox, Word Processor, Electronic Typewriter, Canon, Panasonic, CP/M, DOS, Decmate, CPM, CNC machinery.
Amstrad CF2 3 inch and 3.5 inch floppy disks conversion and file transfer. These disks were used in the PCW and CPC+ computers.
Floppy Disks Amsoft CF-2 CF-2DD , Maxell CF2 CF2-D 180kb 720kb. 3" Floppy Disk CF-2 180k Flip Discs and 720k Double Sided Amstrad Disks.
We can transfer files, convert them for Microsoft Word, Windows PC computers and Apple Mac OSX.
File conversions are from locoscript of Locofile to say MS word or Excel.
The disks were made by Amsoft, Maxell, Schneider, and Panasonic. The 180k floppy disks were single head drives, the 720k floppies were used in 2 head / double head drives.
Data Recovery from 3 inch CF2 disks - we can recover data or files from unreadable and corrupt CF2 floppy disks and copy the data off to a disk image file.
The disks were used in Schneider Joyce, Amstrad PCW CPC+ 8256 8512 9256 9512 CPC6128 Plus CPC464.
The disks often store old book manuscripts, plays, poems, college or university lecture notes, documents, phd and masters degree thesis.
Amstrad CPC and Amstrad PCW transfer data, and create archive backups.
Amstrad / Sinclair / Schneider / Panasonic 3 inch floppy disks were used on PCW8256 PCW8512 PCW9256 PCW9512 & CPC-6128 Plus, CPC-464 Plus.
Apple Disks, Mac Disks, Macintosh Disks - we convert them all. Even 5.25 floppies from the iconic Apple II , and the old 400k and 800k formatted disks from Macintosh Mac SE, LC Lisa, MFS formatted - somtimes called Micro Floppy Disks.
The disks often store old book manuscripts, pla
ys, poems, college or university lecture notes, documents, phd and masters degree thesis, drawings, sketches.
Macintosh 720KB, 800KB, 1.0MB 1.0 Mo, 1.44MB 1440K, DD, GCR, HD, Apple IIe disks (Apple DOS 3.3 and up), Apple II, Macintosh, Apple 2e, Apple Mac 400k, Apple Mac 800k.
We convert Claris-Works, Mac Write, Mac Draw, to Microsoft Word for editionng in Mac OSX or Windows PC Computer. 5 inch floppy disks are expressed a number of ways when typing - eg. 5 1/4, 5-1/4, 5.25",5 1/4",5" - but it makes no difference to us as we recover them all!
5.25", 3" 8" & 3.5" inch & 2.88MB Floppy Disks Transfer
We have equipment & knowledge for 8" inch 3.5" 5.25" inch Floppy Disc as well as AMSTRAD 3" inch Compact Floppy Disc.
Data Recovery from following Floppy Disks
8" inch SS-DD DS-SD DS-DD disks
5.25" Floppy Disk 1.6mb 1.6 mb Floppies
5.25" Floppy Disk 1.2mb 1.2 mb Floppies
5.25" Floppy Disk 360k 360kb 360 kb
5.25" inch Single Sided Double Density SS DD,
5.25" inch Double Sided High Density DS HD,
5.25" inch Double Sided Double Density DS DD 2S-2D
1.2Mb 5.25" DSHD 80 Track 15 Sectors
360Kb 500kb 5.25" DSDD DS,DD 40 Tracks 9 Sectors
180Kb 5.25" SSDD 40 Tracks 9 Sectors
Soft Sector 48 tpi, 96 tpi, Double-Side Double-Density
3M DS,HD 1.6mb, SONY MD-2HD 5.25 Floppydisk 1.6 MB 2.88MB floppy disk file data recovery
3.5" Floppy Disk 2.88mb 2.8mb 2.88 2.8 mb 2.88m
3.5" Floppy Disk 720k 720kb 720 kb
3.5" Floppy Disk 1.44m 1.44mb 1.44 mb
3.5" Floppy Disc 1.4m 1.4mb 1.4 mb
3.5" Double Sided High Density or Double Density Floppies
2.88MB 3.5" DS-ED Extra-high density ED
1.44Mb 3.5" DS-HD 80 Tracks 18 Sectors HD
720Kb 3.5" DS-DD 80 Tracks 9 Sectors DD
File Data Transfers 5.25" inch floppy disc
We also undertake data transfers from these disks to other formats. A popular data transfer or recovery for 5.25" inch floppy disks which often contain archive data, book manuscripts, files, photographs, images, cad drawings, spreadsheets, graphics, CAD/CAM Machine instructions and program files. If you have a request then just contact us.
Floppy Disk FDD Transfer Recovery - About Floppy Disks
Floppies or Floppy Disks (FD or FDD) were created by IBM. The early floppy disks
were 8-inch (200 mm), followed by 5¼-inch (1331/3 mm), and then 3½-inch
(90 mm). They are made from a flexible magnetic coated
disk inside a square or rectangular plastic case. The discs were commonly used
in PC's (180K up to 1440K), Amiga DD and HD (also 5,25" formats), Atari 9,
10 and 11 sektor disks, Kaypro (10 Sector per track), We can read
the following disks and provide a disk image of the raw data or in most cases
extract the actual files as well.
Amiga 1000 DD 880k (adf), Amiga 5.25" DD 880k (adf), Amiga HD 1760k (adf).
Amstrad 5.25 inch floppy disks eg.PC1512 HD20 HD10, PC1640 HD20 HD30, PC1640DD, Sinclair PC500, PC5120 PC6400 PC1512SD PC1512DD
Acorn Archimedes DD 720k
Archimedes A5000 3.5inch 800kb Risc-OS Ovation and PenDown.
Atari ST DD 11sec 913k, Atari ST HD 22sec 1826k, Atari Falcon HD 1440k, Atari 810 90k.
BBC Micro 100k
Canon AXI 128 16sec 70k, Canon Starwriter, Canon 2-DDAP82, Canon AP89, Canon AP 800 Electronic Typewriter ETW 800, Canon 720kb DD
Casio Sampler FZ-1 1280k
Commodore 1541,51,70 (d64), Commodore 1541,51,70(40T) (d64).
Commodore 1571 (d71), Commodore 8250,SFD 1001 (d82).
Commodore 8050 (d80), Commodore 1581 (d81).
CP/M Systems inc. Osbourne
DECMATE to Microsoft Word DEC word processor system WPS8 RX50 RX50K
HP Logikanalyzer A16500 800k, HP 4145 616k
Kaypro (10 sector per track)
MHS Bootdisk 320k, Montorfano GE-10 640k
NEC PC-9801 CNC HD 1248k, NEC PC-9801 CNC DD 720k
Olivetti or Triumph-Adler Word Processor .iwp files
Olivetti ETV4000 OWP files), Olivetti ET121, Olitext, Olivetti IWP, CWP, MWP files
Panasonic Diskettes from Word Processor KX-W1000 KX-W905 KX-W1025 KX-W1500 W1510 KX-W1505A W900 W1500 W1510
PC DD MSDOS 720k, PC HD MSDOS 1440k
PC DD MSDOS 160k, PC DD MSDOS 180k
PC DD MSDOS 320k, PC DD MSDOS 320k 1024byte sec
PC DD MSDOS 360k, PC DD MSDOS 720k
PC HD MSDOS 1200k, PC FM 128 16sec 320k
PC DD 256 16sec 640k.
RDOS DD 360k
SAM Coupe Elite DD 800k
Sinclair QL QDOS DD 360k
Sinclair QL QDOS HD 720k
Sharp Fontwriter .wp files Word Processor
TI99 4A 90k
TRS80 Videogenie SS SD 85k, TRS80 Multidos SD 170k, TRS80 SS SD.
VersaDOS 16sec 638k, VersaDOS HD 26sec 998k, VersaDOS 3HDDI(32) 998k.
Typical Disk error messages
Disk not Formatted error.
Disc not Formatted error.
Please insert a disk
Abort Retry Ignore
Do you wish to format this disk
- Corrupted and unopenable files
- Windows prompts you to format.
- Damage to the disk
- Files cannot be listed.
- Floppy disk that contains bad sectors
- Floppy disk that contains bad clusters.
- Accidentally deleted files on floppy disk.
- Undelete files on the floppy disk.
- Virus attack or other lost files on a diskette.
- File Conversions eg. Supercalc to excel
Repair Floppy Disks, Discs Recovery
Failure, Format or deleted Floppy Disk
Retrieving data off old floppies or damaged.
Undelete files. File inaccessible. Floppy Disks, File Recovery.
Unable to open a file, floppy, Disk Drive, Disc unreadable
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We convert from the following mac disks.
- 1.2MB 3.5 inch disks
- 1.44mb disks
- 720kb disks
- DS/DD floppy
- DS-DD floppy
- 2HD IBM Format
- SS-DD floppy
- MF2DD floppy
- MF2-DD floppy
- MFD-2HD floppy
- Double Density floppy
- High Density floppy
- Double Side floppy
- Double Track floppy
- Double Sided floppy
- Single Sided floppy
- 135-tpi floppy disks
- 1MB 1.0MB 1.0 Mb Mo floppy disks
- 800kb floppy disks
The disks are typically made by 3M, Imation, Sony, Verbatim, Diskware, Benchmark, Inmac, Memorex, TDK, Nashua, Opus Technology,SKC,Maxell
Floppy Disk Transfer
Floppy Disk Transfer problems that we recover data from are listed below.
5.25 8 floppy transfer to CD, Convert floppy to CD, floppy transfer to cd, floppy data recovery, 2.88-mb Floppy transfer, 2.88mb floppy data recovery, Apple,Mac,Amstrad,BBC,Xerox,Word Processor,Electronic Typewriter,Canon,CP/M,DOS,Decmate,2.88mb,CPM,CNC,Copy.
We can read Floppy disks from many formats eg 3, 3.5, 5.25, and 8 inch. Files can be converted to edit on Modern PC Microsoft Word or Apple Mac OSX..
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