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Recover any file you've accidentally erased


Latest version


Apr 11th, 2022

Older versions
Recuva is a great application that allows you to recover files you've lost or deleted by mistake; it’s developed by Piriform, also the creators of the extremely useful CCleaner tool.

Not all is lost now if you accidentally delete a file. When you eliminate a file from your disk or external drive you don’t erase their physical content, rather you simply mark the space they occupied as available to be overwritten on with other content. That's why the sooner you try to recover what you've lost, the more chances you'll have that it hasn’t already disappeared forever.

Recuva is very easy to use, all you need to do is select the disk in which you want to search for the file in and a folder where the recovered files will be saved. The program includes an automatic scan system that scans the entire disk for all deleted files that match your search criteria. Other information it provides you with includes: the file's name, the location it used to be in, its size, etc.

Recuva will also inform you on how plausible it is to recover the file, basically depending on whether the clusters they were in have been overwritten on or not. A table of results will mark the file’s status with a colored circle: if red, it's impossible to recover; if green it can be restored.
Reviewed by Álvaro Toledo Translated by Stanislav Sousek

More information

License Free
Op. System Windows
Category Disc/Files
Language English
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Author Piriform
Downloads 6,825,422
Date Apr 11th, 2022

Older versions

1.53.2074 Mar 28th, 2022
1.53.2065 Mar 7th, 2022 Feb 23th, 2021
1.53.1087 Jun 9th, 2016
1.52.1086 Apr 8th, 2015
1.51.1063 Mar 20th, 2014

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space9zeo 8 months ago

The app is very good, it only lacks one option to search for files from a specific time because I deleted a file 2 hours ago and ended up with files from 1 week ago, but for the rest I recommend the a...

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handsomegreycrane25341 in 2020

steady n

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calmgoldenmouse77399 in 2020

easy and fast, excellent

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angryblackgrape46431 in 2020

Excellent program, I was able to recover lost files that had been formatted due to memory card failure. I tried various Internet programs but none worked for me as well as this program. Congratulation...

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handsomegoldenpig51215 in 2020

It's crazy at first I doubted it but the truth was I was surprised to have recovered my files Congratulations to the creators of recuva 😀😀😀😀

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