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Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Jun 13, 2016
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Recuva Review

Fernando Ortega
Editors' Pick

Free 64-bit file recovery software

A review of Recuva by Fernando Ortega

Lost a file because you carelessly deleted it? Important files lost? Computer crashed? There's still hope! Recuva is a software utility to help recover files deleted from the recycling bin, SD cards, portable hard drives (like iPods and MP3 players) and more. Recuva is a freeware application.

Recuva (pronounced 'recover') is a freeware Windows utility to restore files that have been accidentally deleted from your computer. This includes files emptied from the Recycle bin as well as images and other files that have been deleted by user error from digital camera memory cards or MP3 players. It will even bring back files that have been deleted by bugs, crashes and viruses!

This program supports 64-bit Windows 7.

Recuva can recover data from partitions and restore deleted files.

Installation note: When you run the setup for this program, you may be asked to install the Google Toolbar. To avoid installing adware on your system, we recommend deselecting the optional addon which is checked by default.

Recuva features and highlights:
  • Undelete files on your computer
  • Recovery from damaged or formatted disks
  • Recover deleted emails
  • Recover deleted iPod music
  • Restore unsaved Word documents
  • Quick-Start Wizard
  • Deep Scan
  • Securely delete files you want to erase forever

Recuva is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from file recovery software without restrictions. Recuva 1.53.1087 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This file restore software is filed under:

  • Recuva Download
  • Freeware File Recovery Software
  • Software Reviews
  • Major release: Recuva 1.53

Compatibility with this file restore software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from piriform.

Recuva has been picked by our editors as excellent.
We have tested Recuva 1.53.1087 against malware with several different programs. Please review the test results. We have not certified this program as clean. [Read more]

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