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Recovery Explorer Standard Easy and quick data recovery with Recovery Explorer Standard

Recovery Explorer Standard recovers data lost due to accidental file deletion, loss of a disk volume and file system formatting. The software works with a diversity of data formatted with various file systems.

  • Data recovery from various devices
  • Instant access to data on incompatible storages
  • Support of numerous file systems
  • Fast and efficient search for lost data
  • Optional Wizard-based mode
Recovery Explorer Standard

Technical data

Host operating systems
  • Microsoft Windows ®: Windows ® XP with Service Pack 3 and above (up to Windows 10)

  • Apple macOS: version 10.8 and above (Intel 64-bit CPU)

  • Linux: Most modern Linux distributions (software API requires,,,

  • Not supported: iOS, Android, Windows RT, Windows Mobile, etc.

Host CPU architectures
  • AMD64 (x86-64)

  • Intel Architecture, 32-bit (IA-32, x86)

Supported file systems
  • NTFS


  • Apple HFS+*/APFS


  • Btrfs*

  • Ext2-Ext4

  • Linux JFS (JFS2)

  • ReiserFS

  • UFS/UFS2*

RAID support
  • No RAID support

Trial software limitations
  • The software copies files with the size less than 256 KB only

  • "Save" and "Copy" functions of certain hexadecimal viewer/editor dialogs are disabled

* Apple HFS+/ Ext2-Ext4: A limited number of files can be recovered with their original names due to the specifics of the file systems

* Btrfs: Only non-RAID Btrfs is supported

* UFS/UFS2: Very limited support of deleted data recovery

Features of Recovery Explorer Standard

Features of Recovery Explorer Standard


  • Data recovery from local and external hard drives

  • Data recovery from USB-drives

  • Data recovery from memory cards

  • Data recovery from disk images and virtual disks

  • Data recovery from the Microsoft FAT/FAT32/ExFAT/NTFS file systems

  • Data recovery from the macOS HFS+ and APFS file systems

  • Data recovery from the Linux Ext2/Ext3/Ext4, UFS/UFS2, XFS, ReiserFS, JFS file systems

  • Data recovery from the Btrfs file system

  • Data recovery by known content

  • IntelliRAW™ data recovery with custom rules


  • Immediate access to files and folders

  • Immediate file system access (pre-recovery file system analysis)

  • Opening custom block devices (SCSI, CD/DVD, RAID, etc.)


  • Opening custom block devices (SCSI, CD/DVD, RAID, etc.)

  • Detecting lost partitions

  • Full-range storage scan for all-at-once data recovery


  • Alternative simple Wizard-style mode

  • File contents preview

  • Built-in disk image file creator

  • Support of logical volumes under Windows and Linux

  • File search filter

  • File system reconstruction after formatting