Recuva (pronounced “recover”) is a freeware Windows utility that can help you recover your files, which have been accidentally deleted from your computer. This includes files that were accidentally emptied from the Recycle Bin as well as images and other files that were deleted by user errors from a memory card or external device, such as an MP3 player. With Recuva you can even save files that have been ‘lost’ due to bugs, crashes or viruses!
Unlike most other similarly tools, Recuva allows you to restore files from newly formatted or even damaged drives. With greater flexibility, Recuva has a better chance to recover your data. Recuva comes with advanced scanning features that explore your drive to find traces of files that you have deleted.
Recuva also has a secure overwriting feature that allows you to destroy files, so that they cannot be recovered using a normal software recovery tool. Using industry and military standard removal techniques to ensure your files are deleted, Recuva’s secure overwriting feature ensures your data is as comfortable as possible.
Overall, Recuva is a superior file recovery tool that supports many types of files, and can recover your data from rewritable media, such as memory cards, external hard drives, and USB drives. It’s lightweight, easy to use and, because of Piriform, the creator of CCleaner, and Speccy, it’s 100% free!
Key Features include:
Superior file recovery
He can recover any image, music, document, video, e-mail, or other file type that has been lost. And it can be recovered from the rewritable media you have: memory cards, external hard drives, USB sticks, and more!
Recovery from damaged disks
Unlike most other file recovery tools, Recuva allows the user to recover files from newly formatted or even damaged drives. Greater flexibility means greater recovery opportunities.
Deep scan for buried files
For those who find it hard to find a file, it has an advanced in-depth scanning mode that scours your drive to find traces of files that you have deleted.
Securely delete files
Sometimes you want files to be lost forever. Recuva’s secure overwriting feature uses industry and military standard removal techniques to ensure your files are deleted.
Download: Recuva 1.53.1087 | 5.2 MB – Freeware