Published on October 26th, 2011 | by Mithil Bhatia2
Top Five Software to Recover Lost Data [Download]
Viruses, Malwares and even we ourselves may accidentally delete contents from Digital Media. This can be catastrophic if we do not have a backup. There are some powerful applications that will help you to recover files if the worst has happened or you have simply deleted a file or document by mistake that you need later.
1. eSupport UndeletePlus:
With a very attractive interface, eSupport Undelete Plus offers the ability to search and retrieve recover files that have been emptied from the Recycle Bin, permanently deleted files within Windows using the Shift + Delete, and files that have been deleted from within a Command Prompt.
It works well on all versions of Windows. Recovers files from Hard Drives, USB Thumb Drives, Camera, Media Cards, Floppy Disks and other storage devices. This is a well known application and is a freeware. Download this free application from here.
2. MiniTool Power Data Recovery:
Unlike other data recovery software, MiniTool Power Data Recovery is an all in one data recovery software for home and business user. It can recover deleted data from Windows Recycle Bin, restore lost data even the partition is formatted or deleted, restore data from corrupted hard drive, virus infection, unexpected system shutdown or software failure.
It support IDE, SATA, SCSI, USB hard disk, memory card, USB flash drive, CD/DVD, Blue-Ray Disk, iPod. MiniTool Power Data Recovery contains five data recovery modules – Undelete Recovery, Damaged Partition Recovery, Lost Partition Recovery, Digital Media Recovery, CD & DVD Recovery. Each data recovery module focuses on different data loss scenario.
The best part is that it’s available for both PC and Mac, but not a freeware. Download its free trial or buy from here.
3. PhotoRec, Digital Picture and File Recovery:
PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from hard disks, CD-ROMs, and lost pictures (thus the Photo Recovery name) from digital camera memory. PhotoRec ignores the file system and goes after the underlying data, so it will still work even if your media’s file system has been severely damaged or reformatted.
It has no interface, and must be executed from the command line, but it works very well. Usage is very simple, and secure because it focuses on the utility files that are no longer available and abstracted completely from the rest of the contents of our unity.
PhotoRec runs under DOS/Win9x, Windows NT 4/2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/7, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Sun, Solaris, Mac OS X and can be compiled on almost every Unix system. Download this free utility from here.
DiskDigger is a program that undeletes and recovers lost files from your hard drive, memory cards, USB flash drives. It has a very simple interface. Whether you accidentally deleted some documents or photos from your computer, reformatted your camera’s memory card, or want to see what files are lurking on an old USB drive, DiskDigger is here for you.
It works with Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP. DiskDigger has already helped millions of users around the world recover their lost files. Download it now and see for yourself!
5. Glary Undelete:
Glary Undelete is a free and easy-to-use yet powerful file undelete solution for FAT and NTFS file systems. It will bring back files emptied from the Recycle Bin, in a DOS window, from Windows Explorer with the SHIFT key held down. It will even recover files that have been deleted by bugs, crashes and viruses!
Glary Undelete works under Win 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista operating systems. The program supports all Windows file systems for hard and floppy drives including FAT12/16/32,NTFS/NTFS5 and image recovery from CompactFlash, SmartMedia, MultiMedia and Secure Digital cards.
It’s a freeware. Download it now from here.
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