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Your best answer to any kind of data loss: get the gone files back with no bother

  • Effortless data recovery from various devices
  • Support of numerous storage formats
  • Speedy and efficient search for lost files
  • Instant preview of file contents
  • Windows, macOS and Linux compatibility
  • Data retrieval from disk images and virtual disks
  • Wizard-based mode to make the procedure easy as pie
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Easy and quick data recovery with Recovery Explorer Standard

Being comprehensible even for novices, this functional software tool will help you out in restoring files of any type that were lost due to accidental deletion, mistaken storage formatting, severe file system damage caused by a virus attack and numerous other issues. The program works with a huge diversity of internal and external storage media formatted with various file systems, both physical and virtual ones. Install this cross-platform application on Windows, macOS or Linux and it will effectively deal with your logical data loss case, no matter how difficult it is.

Recovery Explorer Standard is the successor of the data recovery software – UFS Explorer Standard Recovery (version 5). Learn about the difference between these software products and find out the advantages of choosing Recovery Explorer Standard as your data recovery tool.

Features of recovery explorer standard

Data recovery
  • Local and external hard drives

  • Any portable storage media: USB Flash drives, SD cards,
    MicroSDs, MiniSDs, MMCs, Memory Sticks, etc.

  • Disk images and virtual disks

  • FAT/FAT32/ExFAT/NTFS file systems of Windows

  • HFS+ and APFS file systems of macOS

  • Ext2/Ext3/Ext4, UFS/UFS2, Adaptec UFS, big-endian UFS, XFS, ReiserFS, JFS, Btrfs file systems of Linux

  • Data recovery by known content: IntelliRAW™ with custom rules

Data access
  • Immediate access to files and folders

  • Instantaneous pre-recovery file system analysis

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

  • Instant detection of lost partitions

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

Additional functions
  • Alternative simple Wizard-style mode

  • On-the-spot preview of file contents

  • File system reconstruction after formatting

  • File search filter

  • Built-in disk image file creator

  • Support of logical volumes under Windows and Linux

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)

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