Data is an important asset in today’s world. Once the data gets corrupted or damaged, it needs recovery. Some critical recovery requires trained professionals to carry on the process, while other recoveries can be made easy by some of the popular software available on the Internet. It is an important point to remember that some of the data that we actually think has permanently been deleted can be recovered with the help of some freeware tools. Let us discuss one by one in detail.


Recuva is one of the most user-friendly data recovery software. It is easy to use and navigate and it has many advanced features too. It can be used to recover files from hard drives, USB, CDs, DVDs, memory cards and even more. It supports all versions of Windows and older ones too.

2.Disk Drill

Facing difficulty in recovering lost files; try Disk Drill. This is an excellent data recovery free tool which can help retrieve your lost data. The company claims that it can recover data up-to 500MB data from any kind of storage device, whether it is a hard drive or a USB. It has a very simple and sleek design which makes you comfortable to use.

3.Puran File Recovery

Puran File Recovery tool/software is a good option in a free list. It is very easy to use and Windows 10, 8,7, Vista and XP. This software is available for both 32 and 64-bit versions of the Operating system. In addition to file recovery, this software help in recovering lost partitions too.

4.Pandora Recovery

Pandora recovery is another excellent file recovery tool with a good wizard feature. It can recover almost every file if it is in a proper format. This software requires downloading and installing software to your hard drive for further usage and it supports all versions of Windows in 2000 list but works perfectly with 10,8 and 7.

5.Glary Undelete

Glary Undelete is free software for file recovery. This is file recovery software with a perfect user interface. This software while recovery indicates the probability (chances) of a file getting recovered. It can recover files from any removable media as well. It is believed to work fine with older versions of Windows but it works smoothly with Windows 10 as well.

6.SoftPerfect File Recovery

SoftPerfect is a perfect undelete software that one can always give a try. It hardly requires any technical knowledge and it can recover your entire file from USB, System, memory cards and hard drives. It does not recover files from CDs and DVDs. The advantage of this software is that it has a small size of only 500 KB. It supports all Windows OS and works 64-bit version only.

7.Wise Data Recovery

Wise Data Recovery is easy to use and is perfect user-friendly software. It shows the rating of how easy a file was recovered with; Good, Poor, Very poor or lost ratings. Files can be restored by just right clicking the mouse. It goes well with all Windows OS and has a portable version too for the use.

The above were some of the best file recovery software according to my experience. Share some more if you come across for more usability.