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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

  • Effortless data recovery from various devices
  • Support of numerous storage formats
  • Speedy and efficient search for lost files
  • Instant preview of recovered files
  • Windows, macOS and Linux compatibility
  • Data retrieval from disk images and virtual disks
  • A set of additional tools for enhanced usability
  • 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 aimed at providing the general public with lucid and exceptionally convenient to use means for professional-quality data recovery. If you’re an expert in this field, you might be interested in a more specialist-oriented software – UFS Explorer Standard Recovery. Learn about the difference between these products and choose the one which perfectly meets your individual data recovery needs.

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)

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

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

  • 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

  • Possibility to define lost partitions manually

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

  • The options of pausing and resuming the scan procedure

  • Saving the scan results for further work

Additional functions
  • Alternative simple Wizard-style mode

  • Zoomable user-friendly interface

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

  • Hexadecimal viewer for file content preview

  • File system reconstruction after formatting

  • File search filter

  • Built-in disk image file creator

  • Support of logical volumes under Windows and Linux

  • Support of R-Studio image files (RDR file format)

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 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