Five Free Data Recovery Tools Highly Reccomended
August 29, 2018
The best way to recover from unexpected data loss is to be properly prepared. Here are five free data recovery tools that might just do the trick
If we were to judge apps by their friendly looks alone, Disk Drill would score highly from the offset. Disk Drill is designed to scan both internal and external storage devices, including USB and SD cards. It has an optimal 95% recovery rate and can recover data from a wide variety of systems such as NTFS, FAT32, HFS and APFS. You just need to download the app and run the .exe file in your computer. To recover your data, click the name of the drive you want to recover files from. Click “Extras” next to the partition, and then select “Remount volume as
Test Disk enables you to perform basic file recovery in FATs, NTFS and ext2 file systems. You can also use it to recover the boot sector from backup, amend FAT tables and fix the MFT. You will need to run a command line in order to successfully recover your files with TestDisk. Just run the TestDisk.exe file on your Windows, Macbook or Linux computer. Run it as an administrator.
Stellar Data Recovery
Stellar Data Recovery will recover data from your PC, USB drives, hard disks and even smartphones. It is supported by both Windows and MacOS operating systems. Using it is very simple. Just download the app and start the scan feature.
ActiveUndelete is mainly designed to help you recover files that have deleted accidentally. The app scans the drives where the files were deleted and saves the recovered files in a location of your choice. Download and install the app from the manufacturer’s website. Select the drive you want to recover the files from. The app will scan the drive and display information about the disk contents. If the app displays a file with a black icon, then it means there are poor chances the files in that icon will be recovered successfully.
Wise Data Recovery
Wise Data Recovery enables you to recover deleted files within a few seconds. You can recover files from a computer hard drive, USB drives, cameras, memory cards and any other media devices. Simply install and run the app in your Windows or Mac laptop. Select the folder you wish to recover the files from. The app also allows you to specify the file name.