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

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

from $44.95
  • Effortless data recovery from various devices
  • Speedy and efficient scan for lost data
  • 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, both physical and virtual ones, formatted with various file systems. 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 has been designed to provide an average user with a straightforward and easily applicable means for achieving professional quality of data recovery on common storage devices. If you’re a specialist in this domain, you might be interested in a product that is more targeted at experts – UFS Explorer Standard Recovery. Find out the difference between these programs and pick out the one that ideally corresponds to your individual data recovery needs.

Broad set of addressed storage technologies

  • USB flash drive
  • Memory card
  • External hard drive
  • FAT/FAT32, exFAT
  • NTFS
  • APFS
  • HFS+
  • XFS
  • Btrfs
  • Virtual disk
  • Disk image
  • Wizard-based mode
Data recovery
  • From embedded and external storage devices, virtual disks, disk images

Supported file systems
  • Various file system types of Windows, Linux and macOS

Data access
  • Prompt access to the available content of storages prior to their scan

  • A variety of scanning options: a comprehensive storage scan, search for the missing partitions, examining the existing file system, recovery by known content, saving intermediate scan results and others

Additional functions
  • Wide choice of additional functions: from an alternative simplified interface to file search, preview, filters, sorting and indication of files’ integrity

Host operating systems
  • Installable on Microsoft Windows, macOS and most modern Linux distributions

Licensing and maintenance
  • A licensed version can be used for an unlimited period and implies 360 days of free updates

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 (including VMware VMDK, Hyper-V VHD/VHDX, QEMU/XEN QCOW/QCOW2, VirtualBox VDI, Apple DMG, R-Studio RDR)

Supported file systems
  • Windows: FAT/FAT32, exFAT, NTFS, ReFS/ReFS3

  • macOS: HFS+, APFS

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

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

  • Automated partition aligning

  • Possibility to define lost partitions manually

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

  • Possibility to choose the way of handling the existing file system

  • IntelliRAW™ with custom rules for data recovery by known content

  • The options of pausing and resuming the scanning procedure

  • Preview of intermediate scan results

  • Saving a file with the results of a scan for further work

Additional functions
  • Alternative simple Wizard-style mode

  • Zoomable user-friendly interface

  • On-the-spot preview of files (images, documents, videos, etc.)

  • Indication of validity for files in scan results

  • Hexadecimal viewer for the raw content of files

  • Quick and advanced file search

  • Saving files in accordance with the applied filter

  • Evaluation of the size and consistency for the data

  • Built-in basic disk imager

  • S.M.A.R.T monitor for drives

  • Logging of events occurred during work with the program

Technical data

Host operating systems
  • Microsoft Windows ®: Windows ® XP with Service Pack 3 and later

  • Apple macOS: version 10.15 and above

  • 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)

  • Apple Silicon M1 (Rosetta)

Trial software limitations
  • The software copies files, the size of which doesn’t exceed 256 KB

Licensing and maintenance
  • Unlimited in time usage of a licensed version

  • 360 days of free software updates

  • Personal, Corporate and Commercial licenses are available, each granting specific rights of software use.

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

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