“ Oops!! The file got deleted. I wished I could undo that” or “ I could have done this task if had those files which were deleted, days before”. Definitely, you must have said one of these sentences somewhere down the road of your life, while operating on your system. Sometimes, intentionally or unintentionally, we tend to delete some files from our hard disk which could have helped us in present. Some, just wish if they could have restored those files for their aid. And some, fulfill their wish and make this happen. This is what this topic is about.
Make yourself acquaint with some of the best and free data recovery software available in internet. Easy to use ,user-friendly interfaces, and some great file recovery, makes these tools one of the most talked about tools in digital world.
Recuva (Recover) is the most efficient free data recovery software available in the market which can recover day from almost anything. This anything includes internal and external hard drives, pen drives, memory cards, even your ipod and many from many other devices. It has been provided with some advanced options for better recovery. Recuva is compatible with Windows7, Vista, XP, 2000 and many other operating systems. 64-bit version of this software will be available recently in market and that too for free!!. Simple steps which follow the recovery data makes it most popular in the market of free data recovery software.
2. Glary Undelete
Glary Undelete is also an amazing free data recovery software. User interface of this software is the best in its business. Allowing “folders” view in Windows Explorer style helps the user to easily identify data. You have to go through a process of installation before using Glary Undelete. It can recover from hard disks, memory cards, pen drives and many other storage devices. It has a great deal of compatibility with most of the operating systems.
3. Pandora Recovery
Another outstanding file recovery software, which has a very easy to use interface and has the best wizard to help you out to recover deleted files.Pandora Recovery has avanced options such as “Surface Scan” helps you to recover files in more depth and also with ease.
Can undo your data in memory cards, pen drives, hard drives etc. One will have to install Panda Recovery to use it and it is also compatible with most of the Windows OS.
4. SoftPerfect File Recovery
SoftPerfect File Recovery is one of the better file recovery software programs which is very easy to use. Helps the users in a great manner to search for recoverable files. SoftPerfect File Recovery can undelete from any memory storage device and it can also run in most of the operating systems. Small size (500KB) of this program makes it portable.
Similar to any other free file recovery software, this software is an excellent option for data recovery. A simple window interface with understandable meaning buttons makes it a software which can be understood and used by anyone. Restoration can undelete from almost any storage device and has also high compatibility with operating systems. The time of recovery is small and the software need not be installed.
6. Avira UnErase Personal
Avira UnErase Personal is a one click operated free recovery software which allows you to view all the deleted files on a dirive. The data can be reinstated from memory storage devices. Compatible with the lower versions of Windows along with the higher ones.
Composed of two words Free and Undelete, explains it all. FreeUndelete is a free data recovery software which can undelete data. The files available for recovery are shown in a listed, ordered way. Reestablishment of data along with compatibility is same as others.
8. ADRC Data Recovery Tools
Very similar to other applications, ADRC Data Recovery Tools is also an uncomplicated free data recovery software which can undo from almost any memory device. It is a highly portable, 132KB program which can be easily stored in any removable media.
9. CD Recovery Toolbox
CD Recovery Toolbox is a very unique and a free data recovery software which is used to recover data from damaged or corrupted optical drive discs- CD, DVD, HD DVD etc. Data from the discs which have been scratched, chipped, spotted can be recovered. CD Recovery Toolbox is not able to recover files from hard disks. Compatibility is same as the others.
10.Tokiwa Data Recovery
Easy to use, single program window, simple operations to achieve the task (no complications) are the properties of Tokiwa Data Recovery free data recovery software. Recovery from devices and compatibility is same as others in this list.
11. Undelete Plus
Unlike other software progams, Undelete Plus have a comparatively difficult to use interface. Therefore problems might arise for the user to recover the data.
12 .PC Inspector File Recovery
Undoubtedly, the most deeply searching free data recovery software which may be required for the user in some cases. It has a complicated user interface and also it takes a lot of time to scan the hard drive as compared to other free data recovery software programs. Windows Vista is not supported in PC Inspector File Recovery
13. EASEUS Deleted File Recovery
Just a few simple clicks and you can reinstate your file with the help of EASEUS Deleted File Recovery. It has a Windows like interface which may be seen as an advantage for this software.
14. Recover Files
As the name implies recover files from anything which is supported by Windows. Recover Files is same as any other average file recovery program
15. NTFS Undelete
Windows explorer like interface makes it easier for the newbies to use. A disadvantage of NTFS Undelete is that it supports file recovery only on NTFS formatted drives. Only a few hard drives in Windows OS can be recovered.
PhotoRec is a free data recovery software but it is not as easy as any other software in this list. It has a command line interface which is the biggest problem of this software. Data recovery takes place in a number of steps. All the deleted files are recovered instead of a few which you want.
One of the best in free data recovery software programs. DDrescue can recover from a badly defected hard drive. This tool is very effective in case of hard drive malfunctions
Operating systems always create backup for the data. TestDisk finds these backups and restore them.