10 Best Data Recovery Tools for Windows

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Recently, I met my friend and he asked me whether I know about any great program for his data recovery, because a few of his important documents were suddenly lost from his disk. He was very depressed! And nowadays, it is a very common problem that data is either lost from disk or damaged or at times overwritten. At times, this causes serious problems.

Best Data Recovery Tools

But today, there are a large number of software available in the market which helps us to recover files which are deleted or any useful data which is lost from the disk. The best data recovery softwares available are viz. Recuva, Glary Undelete, Puran File Recovery, Pandora Recovery and Restoration, EasyUS Data Recovery Wizard, R Studio Windows, Wise Data Recovery, Get Back Data and SoftPerfect File Recovery.

Check them out here:

iBoysoft Data Recovery

iBoysoft Data Recovery is one of the best free data recovery software. With the straightforward interface, it can help users recover deleted or lost videos, music files, documents, images and emails with ease. It’s outstanding in recovering files from RAW, formatted, corrupted, unreadable and inaccessible drives, including internal/external hard drives, USB flash drives, SD cards, memory cards, digital cameras, etc.

In addition, iBoysoft Data Recovery is built with two scan modes: Quick Scan (time-saving) and Deep Scan (thorough in looking for files).

iBoysoft also allows users to preview the scanning results so as to evaluate which file to get back. It’s compatible with Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP and Windows servers.


  • It supports recovering videos, music files, documents, images, emails, etc.
  • It supports all Windows-formatted file systems, including NTFS, FAT32, exFAT, etc.
  • It’s easy to use and clean. No adware, no bundleware, no malware, and no related software installation recommendation.
  • It allows users to preview the search results to evaluate what to recover.


Recuva has the simplest user interface and is the best of all the free data recovery tools. Using Recuva you can undelete files from hard drives, USB, memory cards and even CD’s and DVD’s. It must be noted that, if you are having the latest version of Recuva then you retrieve lost files from an iPod too!

The best thing about Recuva is that is available in both the versions, i.e. (Installer and Portable) and it is compatible with all the versions of Windows.

Glary Undelete

“Glary Undelete” is a data recovery software which has got an amazing dashboard and is extremely easy to manage. It is somewhat similar to Recuva as it can restore files from hard drives as well external devices like USB. Glary Undelete supports a list of file formats like NTFS +EFS, FAT and NTFS.

It has an interface is similar to Window’s Explorer, so the user can easily search for the lost files. It supports the following OS viz. Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP and Vista.

Puran File Recovery

This file recovery software is developed by Puran Software, which is an Indian software company based in J&K. This software is pretty simple to use. All you need to do is just choose the drive from which you have lost/deleted you data and then click “Scan”.

After doing this, the program scans the drive and retrieves the lost/deleted data. This software supports Windows (7, 8, XP and Vista) OS.

Pandora Recovery

“Pandora Recovery” is a useful tool which helps you to recover lost data from devices like hard drives, memory cards and pen drives. You just need to select the “Surface Scan” option as it will retrieve the maximum number of lost files from the device.

It has an attractive interface and is equipped with one of the best wizards to help in recovery of data.


Using this software, you can recover data from old versions of Windows such as XP, 2000, Vista, Me, NT and 98. However, it is not available on the latest OS but works brilliantly in the older versions. This software can easily recover files from any external storage device, hard drive or pen drive.

The best thing about this software is that, it is available in portable format. So you can simply copy it in your pen drive and use it wherever you want to!

R Studio Windows

R Studio Windows is important data recovery software. It can recover data from reformatted partitions, damaged disks and hard disks too. In addition to this, it also has a highly efficient RAID reconstruction tool coupled with a powerful text editor. One drawback in this software is that, it can recover only those file types which are not written over.

It is compatible with all the operating versions of Windows. Using this software, one can easily recover data from devices like USB drives, DVD or pen drive. It is considered as one of the best file recovery software.

Wise Data Recovery

Wise Data Recovery is the simplest of all data recovery software. It has an extremely simple user interface. In order to recover a lost file, all you need to do is just choose a drive, then click “Scan”.

After doing so, the program automatically locates all the deleted files. This software can recover data from all kinds of external storage devices. It has a very attractive interface. However, this software is a bit slow as compared to the other data recovery software.

Get Back Data

Get Back Data is currently one of the best data recovery software available in the market. It is capable of recovering data from a PC which cannot boot Windows.

It is compatible with almost all the version of Windows (95, 98, NT, XP, Vista, 7, 8). It can recover data from a variety of devices like floppies, flash cards, USB, SSB and hard drives too. This software helps you to sort the files by date, size and type. Thus, you can keep your file in a synchronized manner.

SoftPerfect File Recovery

SoftPerfect file recovery is one of the widely used file undelete program. Using this software, one can recover lost/deleted files with ease. This software can undelete files from a pen drive, hard drives, memory cards etc.

This software is compatible with the following version of Windows viz. (7, 8, Vista, XP, 2000, NT, 98 and 95). In addition to this, it also supports versions of 64 bit operating system of Windows.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is another wonderful file undelete program. Using this, you can recover lost data in a matter of clicks! It has a user interface very much similar to Windows Explorer. Therefore, most people find it easy to use. EasyUS Data Recovery Wizard not only undeletes files from hard drives but also from optical devices and memory cards.

In addition to this, it also has a partition recovery! This data recovery software is compatible with the following versions of Windows viz. 7, 8, Vista, XP, 2003 as well as Window servers 2003, 2008 and 2012.

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