Best Data Recovery Software 2019

1. Wondershare Dr.Fone

Wondershare Dr.Fone is one of the best data recovery tools for both Android and iOS. It is extremely easy to use with step by step instructions.

Price: Free Trial and a Paid version for $45.95 supporting up to 5 devices or $499 supporting unlimited devices.
Compatibility: Win 10/8/7/Vista/XP and Mac OS X 10.6 to 10.14 and iPhone iOS 12, iPhone XS and Android 2.0 to 9

2. EaseUS MobiSaver

This is another great tool for recovering data from Android device or iPhone. The interface, complexity and recovery is almost the same as Wondershare Dr.Fone, the difference being the supported formats, devices and price.

Price: Free version with limited features and a Pro version for $39.95 Android and $30 for iOS version.
Compatibility: Win 10/8/7/Vista/XP and Mac OS X 10.6 to 10.14 and iPhone iOS 12, iPhone XS and Android 2.0 to 9

3. Disk Drill

Disk Drill features a simple interface and there is no need to fiddle with complex options. The program can be used to scan local as well as removable drives and memory cards. It’s a simple, effective tool with a high success rate.

Price: Free but only offers data recovery within 500MB. Pro starts at $89.00
Compatibility: Win 10/8/7/Vista/XP and Mac OS X

4. Recuva

Recuva is created by the software developers Piriform, who are also responsible for the popular CCleaner PC cleaning tool. Recuva is the one of the very best free data recovery software tools available. Recuva can even undelete files from your iPod! Undeleting a file with Recuva is almost as easy as deleting a file in the first place.

Price: Free version (which is enough for data recovery) and a Paid version for $24.95 (advanced file recovery, virtual hard drive support, automatic updates, premium support).
Compatibility: Win 10/8/7/Vista/XP

5. Wise Data Recovery

Wise Data Recovery tool is not one of the most feature rich or customizable software. It comes with a clean interface with very few options to tweak. This might make it a bit limited, but for a quick job, this tool is perfect.

Price: Free
Compatibility: Win 10/8/7/Vista/XP

6. Pandora Recovery

Pandora Recovery is a feature rich tool with tons of customization options and deep scanning capability. It doesn’t have an interface as attractive as Recuva’s, but it is more feature rich making it a light replacement to Recuva.

Price: Free
Compatibility: Win 10/8/7/Vista/XP

7. Minitool Partition Recovery

This is an excellent tool with a very simple yet attractive interface. However, its free version is only limited to 1 GB of data recovery.

Price: Free up to 1 GB, after that, paid versions can cost upwards of $69
Compatibility: Win 10/8/7/Vista/XP

8. Glary Undelete

Glary Undelete is a simple and lightweight tool with limited features but similar to some other tools in this list. However, it has some good filtering options which you can use to easily find the required files.

Price: Free
Compatibility: Win 10/8/7/Vista/XP

9. UndeleteMyFiles Pro

UndeleteMyFiles Pro offers most of the standard recovery features but with some handy side features as well.

Price: Free
Compatibility: Win 10/8/7/Vista/XP and Mac OS X

10. PC Inspector File Recovery

This is an advanced tool with very complex use and is not recommended for the novice user. However, if you believe you are computer savvy then it has far more features than the standard tools available.

Price: Free
Compatibility: Win 10/8/7/Vista/XP

Who Needs Data Recovery?

Technological devices such as PCs, Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones are as fallible as human beings and can fail.

When they do then there is a good chance that all our personal and important data will be lost. They can get damaged or might corrupt at any time.

Even if the device does not fail, it is quite possible to accidently delete data or the data gets deleted for some reason or other.

Fortunately, the data does not actually get deleted. Instead, it is marked as deleted and hidden from the Operating System. This makes it seem like it is deleted. As time goes on this data will get overwritten when you add more data. This means that if you haven’t added any more data, then you can still recover it using a dedicated recovery tool.

To assist in recovering your deleted data, we have created a list of best data recovery software. Each piece of software has its own unique features with different compatibilities and performance. You can try multiple tools mentioned here (in hopes of recovering).

If one tool doesn’t get the job done, then one of these others might.

However, please note that these tools will not be able to recover data from a Solid State Drive (SSD). On a SSD, the data is deleted completely to ensure it is faster to rewrite data. So, you are out of luck if you have a SSD.

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