If you are on the lookout for a freeware file recovery tool, then Recuva is one of the first tools to be considered. It can recover the data or files, which have been accidentally deleted or which have become unusable because of some damaged or formatted disks.

Recuva file recovery tool also allows you to recover your MS Word documents, which have not been saved because of sudden crash of MS Word. You can also use Recuva to recover your lost iPod music files from your disk.

And the best part is that it has a complete version, which allows you to take this file recovery tool, wherever you go. And it also allow you to recover files from disks, which have become unusable because of damage or formatting errors.

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Here is a complete list of useful features, which Recuva have.

  1. Undelete files on your computer: Deleted a file by mistake? Recuva brings lost files on your computer, USB drive, camera or iPod.
  2. Recovery from damaged or formatted disks: Even if you’ve formatted a drive so that it looks blank, Recuva can still find your files on it.
  3. Recover deleted emails: Emptied your email trash and need it back? Recuva’s got you covered with full support for Microsoft Outlook Express, Mozilla Thunderbird, or Windows Live Mail.
  4. Recover deleted iPod music: Deleted music from your iPod or MP3 player? No problem, Recuva will get this back for you along with any additional track data.
  5. Restore unsaved Word documents: Did Microsoft Word crash or did you forget to save that important Word document. No problem with Recuva! As it can intelligently rebuild Word documents from their temporary files.
  6. Quick-Start Wizard: If you need your files back right away without fiddling with options, Recuva’s Quick-Start Wizard is the answer.
  7. Deep Scan: Recuva can find most files within a minute. Or, set the Deep Scan to look for more deeply-buried results.
  8. Securely delete files you want to erase forever: Want to protect your deleted files? Recuva also allows you to permanently erase any traces of deleted files.
  9. Portable version: Take Recuva with you wherever you go with the portable version.
  10. Full Windows OS support and many languages: Recuva has support for every modern version of Windows and 37+ languages.

Here is a nice video, which shows the basic functionality of Recuva, the file recovery tool.

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