Miss placing files in hard disk and deleting files and data’s accidentally from PC occurs most of the time and for most of us. All those deleted files will get stored in recycle bin which you can restore it back. But what if you have deleted it from recycle bin or formatted the entire hard disk without backing up important files and data. No worries! Here we will see some list of free data recovery software and file search utilities for your PC.
Files that you have deleted from your PC, mp3 player or iPod is not gone, it still remains in your hard disk and flash drive which you can recover it. All these data recovery software and file search utilities supports all file formats like mp3 files, videos, documents or any other program. Also with these data recovery software you can recover all your missing files and also searching files becomes simple which saves your big time.
List of free data recovery software and file search utilities
Recuva – Software made by Piriform which is best known for its CCleaner. Recuva is best and easy to use data recovery software available in the marker. You can get Recuva in free as well as in paid version. It has many advanced features which is handy as well as easy to use too. With Recuva you can easily recover files and data’s from hard drive, flash drive, external drive, USB drive, CD,s and DVD,s. Especially files that have been recently deleted can be easily restored back.
Recuva is available only for windows computer (XP, Vista, 7, 8 and latest). Try Recuva and recover all your lost and deleted data files with ease.
Pandora Recovery is free and another great software in which you can find and recover files and data’s from your hard disk. In Pandora Recovery you can scan your whole hard disk and make an index of existing files and deleted files. Once the scan is complete you will have the complete option to recover files. Also you will have search functionality in which you can easily search deleted files in directory. It can recover files from memory card, hard drive, etc and moreover it supports all file types.
Pandora data recover software runs only on windows computer.
Dot Fetcher – List of free data recovery software
Here comes a Google search engine for your local computer! Dot Fetcher is a free search utility in which you can find files easily using words and phrases. Some of the features are that you can search in to archives files such as .zip, .tar and 7zip. You can use Dot Fetcher to search in source code files and much more.
Dot Fetcher is free open source software that runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
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PC Inspector file recovery
PC Inspector file recovery is free and another great file and data recovery program that supports FAT and NTFS file systems. PC inspector file recovery finds partitions automatically even though if the boot sector has erased. It recovers files from original date and time stamp and moreover you can save the recovered files and it supports recovering files from hard drives, flash drives and memory cards. PC inspector file recovery supports these following file formats ARJ, BMP, AVI, DOC, DBF, DXF, CDR, EXE, XLS, GIF, HTML, MID, JPG, HLP, LZH, MOV, MP3, MID, TAR, RTF, PNG, PDF, TIF, WAV and ZIP.
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Photo REC & Test Desk – List of free data recovery software
First of all Photo REC and Test Desk is a command line tool which do not have a graphical user interface. It is not much easy to use than the above, you have to recover files using commands. Any how this is a useful and best tool which can recover deleted files from hard drives, CDs, memory cards, flash drives and other storage types. Test Desk covers recovering data files and Photo REC covers recovering medial files like images, audio and video. With this software you can recover and rebuild boot sectors, recover deleted partitions and recover files from FAT and NTFS file systems.
Download photo REC and Test Desk. Note this software is only for advanced users.
Search Everything is a free to use tool which can be used to search anything, everything in your computer easily. It has clear and simple user interface, quick file indexing, quick file searching and more. Search everything runs only on windows computer.
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Glary undelete is another free data recovery software that supports FAT, NTFS and NTFS + EFS file systems. Glary undelete can recover encrypted, compressed and fragmented files on NTFS. It has simple and easy interface in which you can undelete files from portable devices. Also you can filter files by name, date and size. One of the main advantages of Glary undelete is that you can see recovered files in windows explorer like view.
Glary Undelete runs on Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, vista and Windows 7.
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Free Undelete – List of free data recovery software
Simply Free undelete software is free and undeletes files and data’s. It has a easy to use interface which recovers files from your computer’s hard drive, flash drive, memory cards and other storage devices that’s been connected to your PC.
Free Undelete runs on Windows operating system
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