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Restoration is described as 'freeware program by Brian Kato that restores deleted files no longer in the Recycle Bin. The good news is that it works not only on Windows 9x versions, but also on Windows NT, 2000, and XP even in NTFS!' and is a File Recovery tool in the security & privacy category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Restoration for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is TestDisk, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Restoration are Recuva, Glary Utilities, PhotoRec and DiskGenius.

Restoration alternatives are mainly File Recovery Tools but may also be Hard Disk Recovery Tools or System Cleaners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Restoration.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Restoration is a freeware program by Brian Kato that restores deleted files no longer in the Recycle Bin. The good news is...

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  1. TestDisk icon

    TestDisk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    TestDisk can convert dynamic disks to basic disks.

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    Starting TestDisk
  2. Recuva icon

    Recuva

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Accidentally deleted an important file? Lost files after a computer crash? No problem - Recuva recovers files from your Windows computer, recycle bin, digital camera card, or MP3 player!.

    ⚫︎ PortableRecuva can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Bundleware

    Be careful during installation, the installer will promote you to install CCleaner.

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  3. Glary Utilities offers numerous powerful and easy-to-use system tools and utilities to fix, speed up, maintain and protect your PC.

    ⚫︎ PortableGlary Utilities can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Windows 10 / 5.66
  4. PhotoRec icon

    PhotoRec

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from hard disks, CD-ROMs, and lost pictures.

    ⚫︎ DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
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  5. DiskGenius icon

    DiskGenius

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Apple TV

    DiskGenius, previously PartitionGuru, is full-featured partition manager, which is designed to optimize disk usage for Windows users.

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    Main Window


  6. R-Studio icon

    R-Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    R-Studio is a family of powerful and cost-effective undelete and data recovery software.

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  7. GetDataBack icon

    GetDataBack

    • Windows

    GetDataBack, for FAT or NTFS drive and partitions, will recover your data if the hard drive's partition table, boot record, FAT/MFT or root directory are lost or damaged, data was lost due to a virus attack, the drive was formatted, fdisk has been run, a power failure has...

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  8. Kickass Undelete icon

    Kickass Undelete

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Kickass Undelete is a free, fully featured, file recovery tool for Windows. Accidentally deleted a file? Never fear; the data is probably still on your drive and may be recoverable.

    ⚫︎ PortableKickass Undelete can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    Not updated since 2018-12-10 according to https://sourceforge.net/p/kickassundelete/git/ci/master/tree/

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  9. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard icon

    EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Advanced data recovery software to do format recovery, unformat and recover deleted files emptied from Recycle Bin or lost data due to partition loss or damage, software crash, virus infection, unexpected shutdown or any other unknown reasons under Windows operating system.

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    Select a Location to Start
  10. Lazesoft Recovery Suite is a very easy to use ALL-IN-ONE boot disk that repair your crashed Windows, recover data from deleted, formatted, damaged partition, clone or backup disk, reset your forgotten Windows password.

    ⚫︎ PortableLazesoft Recovery Suite can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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