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Windows Data Recovery Alternatives

Windows Data Recovery is described as 'is completely free, unlimited open source data recovery software for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista. Free to recover all file types from formatted drive, lost partition, RAW partition, hard drive and external drives due to all data loss situations, such as' and is a File Recovery tool in the security & privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Windows Data Recovery 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 Windows Data Recovery are Recuva, PhotoRec, Glary Utilities and DiskGenius.

Windows Data Recovery 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 Windows Data Recovery.
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  1. TestDisk icon

    TestDisk

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    144 alternatives to TestDisk 

    TestDisk is a powerful free data recovery software! It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a...

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    1.  NTFS Partition RecoveryTestDisk can recover your data from a formatted or deleted NTFS partition.
    Starting TestDisk
    Selecting a Hard Disk To Scan
  2. Recuva icon

    Recuva

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    162 alternatives to Recuva 

    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!.

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

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

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    • PhotoRec icon

      PhotoRec

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      147 alternatives to PhotoRec 

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

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      1.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
      2.  Photo RecoveryPhotoRec can recover photos from damaged, failed, corrupted, or inaccessible storage.
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    • Glary Utilities icon

      Glary Utilities

      • Windows
      • Android
      243 alternatives to Glary Utilities 

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

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      1.  PortableGlary Utilities can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      Windows 10 / 5.66
    • DiskGenius icon

      DiskGenius

      • Windows
      • Apple TV
      189 alternatives to DiskGenius 

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

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      1.  NTFS Partition RecoveryDiskGenius can recover your data from a formatted or deleted NTFS partition.
      Main Window
      Create New Partition


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      Disk Drill

      • Mac
      • Windows
      148 alternatives to Disk Drill 

      Disk Drill is a data recovery software that easily protects your files from accidental deletion with Recovery Vault and recovers lost data from disks. Disk Drill supports most of storage drives, file types and file systems.

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      1.  Photo RecoveryDisk Drill can recover photos from damaged, failed, corrupted, or inaccessible storage.
      2.  NTFS Partition RecoveryDisk Drill can recover your data from a formatted or deleted NTFS partition.
      Disk Drill for Windows
      Disk Drill data recovery
    • Kickass Undelete icon

      Kickass Undelete

      89 alternatives to Kickass Undelete 

      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. Kickass Undelete finds all of the deleted files on your hard drive, flash drive or SD card and...

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

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

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      • EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard icon

        EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Android
        • iPhone
        129 alternatives to EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard 

        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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      • Lazesoft Recovery Suite icon

        Lazesoft Recovery Suite

        • Windows
        155 alternatives to Lazesoft Recovery Suite 

        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.

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        1.  PortableLazesoft Recovery Suite can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
        2.  Password RecoveryLazesoft Recovery Suite can help you recover your passwords for software applications and hardware devices.
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      • DMDE icon

        DMDE

        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Linux
        99 alternatives to DMDE 

        DM Disk Editor and Data Recovery (DMDE) is a disk editor which can help you to understand NTFS. Its capable to view your hard disk sector wise, on MFT level, to disect mft attributes and to edit bytes on your hard disk.

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