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Best File Recovery Software

File recovery, sometimes called file repair, software is used to retrieve or repair lost or damaged files. Traditional storage mechanisms do not completely erase files upon deletion; they simply reallocate that storage once new memory is required. File recovery software works by accessing the components of deleted files, reconnecting these components, and then saving them for future access. In the case of corrupted or damaged files, repair can be more complicated. But many of these tools also help users repair damaged information in the form of various file types.

To qualify for inclusion in the File Recovery category, a product must:

  • Provide tools to repair files or recover deleted files
  • Provide an interface to help navigate and select files for recovery
  • Rebuild or reconstruct desired files
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    MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition has 5 modules, including “Undelete Recovery”, “Damaged Partition Recovery”, “Lost Partition Recovery”, “Digital Media Recovery”, and “CD/DVD Recovery”.


    Wondershare Data Recovery is a powerful yet easy-to-use Windows data recovery software that can recover your deleted, formatted, lost and inaccessible data from PC, USB drive, external hard drive, mobile phone, digital camera, iPod, MP3/ MP4 player, and other storage media.


    Recover deleted digital pictures quickly and easily! RS Photo Recovery comes packed with features. Its sophisticated file recovery algorithms can extract deleted pictures from damaged, inaccessible and formatted disks and memory cards. Add to that the complete RAW format support, instant previews and thumbnail display allowing browsing deleted pictures as if they were still sitting in your photo album, and you'll get an extremely sound package.


    Outlook PST Recovery Tool offers best complete solution to seamlessly fix corrupted or damaged Outlook PST files. The top-end utility is called PST files repair utility and is a reliable, fast and accurate tool that boasts of an efficient file restoration.


    The software assist the user to recover its lost data, formatted or accidentally deleted records from VMDK file of VMware. With simple Graphic User Interface and powerful data recovery algorithm, software search & scan Virtual machines from the drive and let you restore the selected items at desired location.


    Active@ Disk Image creates an exact copy of entire computer or selected disks and restores them from backup in case of hardware failure or data corruption New! Fully supported disks 4096 bytes sectors (ADI & RAW images) Multi-language support (English, French, Portuguese, Spanish). Installation & Boot Disk Creator as well. Active@ Virtual Disk (RAW & ADI images can be mounted and visible in Windows Explorer, read-only mode) Generic uncompressed raw images support Pre- and post-execution commands for scheduled tasks Copy Disk to Disk feature (direct copying partitions with resizing) Scheduled incremental backups support (Pro version) Incremental backup of unknown file systems is supported Create Backup Disk Image & Raw Disk Image Back up to almost any media Disk Image Explorer


    Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery Platinum is a Photo restoration software that recovers lost or deleted photos, audio, and video files from a variety of storage devices, and repairs corrupt or distorted photos with JPEG or JPG extension.


    The software helps user recover their trashed, formatted or accidentally deleted stuff from Windows based hard drive and similar storage devices. Using wizard based interface and powerful algorithm, software scans the problem media in no time and lets you restore the desired documents to safe place.


    iolo Search and Recover recovers accidentally deleted files, photos, songs and emails, Recovers from drives and popular email programs and offers one-click restoration to make it quick and easy.


    Corrupted, deleted or reformatted partitions pose no problem for you if you have DiskInternals Partition Recovery, which supports: FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, VFAT, NTFS, NTFS4 and NTFS5. DiskInternals Partition Recovery is an advanced software tool, which is intended for all users, who need to recover some data or lost partitions. Supports a multitude of file systems, including Ext2, Ext3, Ext4.


    Recuva recovers files from your Windows computer, recycle bin, digital camera card, or MP3 player!


    Mail Recovery is an easy to use email recovery software that allows you to recover deleted e-mails and attachments from Thunderbird, 'The Bat', 'IncrediMail', and 'Pegasus Mail' email clients.


    Tenorshare Any Data Recovery Pro is easy to use and superb data recovery software, it provides 6 recovery modes to make sure recover everything data which is lost due to any situation. This any data recovery can recover all file type of 550+ formats like word, excel, jpg, png, rmvb, zip, mp3, mp4,etc. for hard disk, external hard drive, USB flash drives, Solid-state drive, etc. with FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, HFS, HFS+, EXT2, EXT3 file system.


    Fortunately Disk Drill helps with advanced file recovery software on all of your connected devices and files.


    Complete clever backup file recovery software you can repair corrupted backup file and recover bkf file to restore windows backup file. It agreeably and securely open backup file in harmless manner without trouble.


    Free Undelete Software for Deleted and Lost Files Recovery with One Click, Safe to Restore Documents, Videos, Graphic, Music, etc.


    Kernel offers a range of Data Recovery, File Repair, Email Migration, Database Recovery and Password Recovery tools to serve you with appropriate data recovery and pleasing results.


    MiniTool Mac Data Recovery helps recover lost, deleted, formatted, or corrupted files or folders from Mac.Supported devices: IDE/ATA, SATA, SCSI, USB, Firewire (IEEE1394) hard disks and other media such as USB flash drive, memory stick, memory card, digital camera, digital audio player, and so on.


    Stellar Phoenix BKF Recovery is a proficient utility that allows you to extract inaccessible data from a corrupt BKF / ZIP / VHDX file. This software Recovers Microsoft Backup files created using Windows backup utilities.


    DiskInternals Uneraser™ is the ultimate tool to recover all kinds of deleted files and documents. Featuring sophisticated data recovery technologies that, in Comprehensive mode, can thoroughly scan the entire disk surface looking for familiar types of files and recover files that no other can.


    VMFS Recovery™ offers a safe, easy way to recover information stored on VMFS-formatted disks. VMFS Recovery™ by DiskInternals is able to repair VMDK files from corrupted or healthy WMware® VMFS, ESX, ESXi, vSphere disks. Bad blocks and physical corruption of hard drives storing the virtual disk images can also cause corruption to VMware® images. Following a simple recommendation, you will be able to recover a deleted VMDK file.


    Aryson Backup Exec BKF Repair Pro is a superlative BKF file recovery solution for Windows users.


    Bitwar Data Recovery Software fully compatiable with windows 10/8/Vista/XP,Specialized in Docs, Photo, Video, Music and Archive , Easy 3 steps Recover from SD Card, Memory Stick, PC/MAC, Hard Drive, Camera, USB Drive, Recycle Bin etc.It supports to rescue lost data from accidental deletion,partition format,memory cards have to be formated before use and other common scenarios.We gurantee 100% Safe & Complete Recovery Process. Features: ★ Read only recovery:Just read the lost files and allow you to preview and get back the original data without modification. ★ Preview before recovery:Preview the lost files and check whether the data you need or not. ★ Freely pause & stop Scan process: You can pause or stop the scan process freely,some software just provide stop function. ★ Fast & Deep Scan Mode: Two modes to get your data back for sure.High success rate over 99%. ★ Functional Search & Filter:Search by file name or filter the results by different file types.


    Remarkable Product for Exchange Email Recovery, which handle all kinds of issues of EDB file and sincerly recover Exchange mailbox into PST file. Exchange Recovery Software is well know data recovery product for Exchange users to overcome on Exchange problems.


    Free OST to PST Converter is software to repair and recover the damaged OST files and export to office 365, Live Exchange server and PST.


    iBoysoft free data recovery software provides an easy and quick way to recover critical documents, photos, videos, music, etc. deleted/lost from NTFS, exFAT and FAT drives.


    iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac is your best free Mac data recovery program to retrieve your deleted/lost documents, photos, videos, etc. from APFS, encrypted APFS, HFS+, HFS, FAT32 and exFAT drives with ease


    iFinD Data Recovery is the best free Data Recovery software that can recover your lost files and lost partitions. It supports all storage devices, Includes HDD, SSD, USB flash drive, Memory Card and more mobile storage devices. Both the speed of scanning and the quality of finding files are higher than similar software.


    Instant Data Care OST to PST is freeware solution for OST to PST Recovery; use this to repair damaged outlook OST file and convert OST to PST file. Satisfactorily extract every email with attachments items from offline OST File in order to recover OST to PST, EML, MSG, HTML, EMLX, MBOX and vCard format. OST to PST Converter Software deliver facility to convert selective single and multiple folders(s) of OST file with maintains folders hierarchic.


    NTFS Recovery is a fully automatic utility that recovers data from damaged or formatted disks. It is designed with a home user in mind. You don't need to have any special knowledge of disk recovery. DiskInternals NTFS Recovery supports the following file systems - NTFS, NTFS4, NTFS5.


    Puran File Recovery can be used to recover deleted/lost files/partitions. Files can be recovered from formatted disks too. Almost everything that is detected as a drive by Windows can be scanned irrespective of its file system. Be it Hard Disks, Pen Drives, Memory Cards, Mobile Phones, CDs, DVDs, basically any storage medium.


    Repairs corrupt Lotus Notes Database (NSF file) and recovers your valuable email data


    This tool helps exchange administrators to repair any severely damaged or corrupt EDB file to restore the totally inaccessible exchange mailboxes. With its powerful scanning algorithms, this tool is capable enough to restore any accidentally deleted mailboxes..Moreover, this tool also allows you to migrate the recovered files to live exchange server.


    SysInfo Archive Recovery Tool to recover corrupt archive files. It supports the recovery of all different types of archive file formats including .zip, .rar, .tar, and tar.gz.


    SysInfo DBX Recovery is a tool to recover corrupt, impaired and inaccessible Outlook express DBX files with ease. Along with this, it allows restoring corrupt DBX files into EML, PST, MSG and RTF format.


    SysInfo Excel Recovery is supports corrupt excel files saved with both .xls as well as .xlsx extensions and recovers the maximum possible data from them.


    SysInfo FAT Recovery Tool to recover corrupt hard disk drives containing FAT file systems, i.e. FAT16, FAT32 and FAT64 (exFAT).


    SysInfo MAC Data Recovery is a for restoring data which include documents, photos, music, videos and all other data of any file format.


    SysInfo Open Office Base Recovery is a solution to repair highly corrupt or severely damaged ODB files of OpenOffice base program.


    SysInfo Open Office Math Recovery is a to repair corrupt, damage and inaccessible ODF file, creates a new working ODF files and saves recovered data.


    SysInfo PDF Recovery Tool is a solution to repair corrupt PDF files. The recover data include text, images, links, comments, bookmarks, document properties, cells, tables, animation and diagram as well the Unicode characters.


    SysInfo Photo Recovery is a recovery solution for the lost photos as well as audio and video files.


    SysInfo Removable Media Data Recovery Tool allows users to scan corrupt or damaged drives and media. Also, the preview of recovered files and folders is shown in tree-structure mode.


    SysInfoTools VMDK Recovery for corrupt VMDK files, and restore entire VMDK data. It supports corrupt VMDK file of any type, i.e. Fixed and dynamic.


    SysInfoTools Windows Data Recovery is a solution to fix all Windows data corruption errors and recover data from corrupt, damaged or inaccessible hard drives. It performs recovery of lost files, deleted photos, memorable videos, and important office documents to their original state.


    SystemTech Backup is a to backup and restores the important documents.


    Tool to Recover & Restore Exchange Mailboxes from Exchange Backup File


    TestDisk is powerful free data recovery software! It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software: certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table). Partition table recovery using TestDisk is really easy.


    VHD Recovery Wizard is a for recover files and folders from the corrupt, damaged, inaccessible and formatted VHD files.


    VHDX Recovery to repair corrupt VHDX file.