Stellar Data Recovery Free for Windows

One-Stop Solution for Data Recovery Needs

Stellar Data Recovery Free Edition (Previously known as Stellar Phoenix) Reclaim your lost or deleted data in all common data loss scenarios including drive failure, accidental data deletion, virus attack and more.

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Supports All Types of Storage Media

  • Recovers data from Windows devices and storage media
  • Supports recovery from HDDs, SSDs, USB, and more
  • Recovers files from SD cards, CF cards, & more
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Comprehensive File Format Support

  • Recovers unlimited file extensions from Windows devices
  • Recovers lost or deleted documents, folders, and emails
  • Recovers all Photos, Audio, and Video file types

* Free Download recovers up to 1GB data for free.


Key Features

Recovers All Types of Lost Data

Recovers All Types of Lost Data

Stellar Data Recovery Free is an easy-to-use software that helps you recover all types of data, including documents, photos, audio, videos, outlook email files and more. You can easily restore lost data due to deletion, drive corruption, formatting, etc. Additionally, the software can recover deleted files from the emptied Recycle bin and RAW drives.

Recovers Data from Encrypted Drive

Recovers Data from Encrypted Drive

This free data recovery software supports recovery from "BitLocker" encrypted hard drives. All you have to do is to enter the BitLocker recovery key and run Quick or Deep Scan to locate and recover data. It will reclaim your lost data from the encrypted storage drive, just like any ordinary drive.

RAW Recovery for Physical & Removable Drives

RAW Recovery for Physical & Removable Drives

Stellar Data Recovery software supports recovery from severely corrupted Physical Disk. With physical disk scan feature software can scan, locate and recover data from the missing or deleted RAW files. In addition, you can retrieve 271 new file formats in RAW drive recovery.

Restore Files from Corrupted Volume

Restore Files from Corrupted Volume

System files errors, bad sectors, virus attack, and more can corrupt your storage drive making the entire volume inaccessible or RAW. As a result, the system may prompt you to format the disk volume, which leads to permanent data loss. Protect your valuable data on the corrupt hard drives by using the powerful Stellar Data Recovery software for Windows 11.


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Do Even More with Paid Software

Lost Partition Recovery

Lost Partition Recovery

Professional, Premium, and other paid variants of the software can recover lost files from a missing or accidentally deleted partition. Using advanced Deep Scan mode, these variants can scan, locate, and recover lost partition data. The software supports NTFS, FAT16, FAT32, and exFAT formatted partitions.

Recover Data from Crashed System

Recover Data from Crashed System

Free download Stellar’s powerful data recovery software to retrieve data stored on a crashed or unbootable Windows PC. It helps create a bootable USB recovery media to access the crashed systems and allows data recovery for free. This feature is available in Professional, Premium, Technician, and Toolkit variants of the software and delivers robust data recovery performance.

Repair Corrupt Videos

Repair Corrupt Videos

Premium edition of the software can repair corrupt video files of various formats. It can fix blurry, choppy, grainy, flickering, stuttering, unplayable, and out-of-sync videos. The tool repairs videos shot with cameras of Canon®, Sony®, Go Pro®, Olympus®, Nikon®, Fuji®, Samsung®, & other leading brands.

Repair Corrupt Photos

Repair Corrupt Photos

The Premium Edition of the free recovery software for Windows 11, 10, and older versions can also repair corrupt JPEG & RAW image files captured by DSLR, digital cameras, drones, Android phones, action cameras, etc. It can recover and repair distorted, grainy, blurry, pixelated, and greyed-out images with a phenomenal success rate.

Advanced RAID Recovery Capability

Advanced RAID Recovery Capability

Technician and Toolkit Editions of the free data recovery software offer best-in-class technology to retrieve data from failed or broken RAID virtual disks. The software detects unknown RAID parameters to allow construction of virtual RAID for initiating the data recovery process.

Virtual Drive Recovery

Virtual Drive Recovery

Toolkit variant of the free Windows data recovery software can recover data from Linux and Mac drives having HFS, HFS+, ext2, ext3, and ext4 file systems. It also retrieves your data from Virtual Drives using native support for recovery from VMDK, VDI, VHD, and VHDX files.

Data Recovery from 4K Hard Drives

Data Recovery from 4K Hard Drives

Stellar offers best software recovery technology to retrieve data from 4K hard drives that store the data on large-sized sectors of 4096 bytes. As a user, you get a more robust and advanced data recovery utility for conventional and modern 4K hard disks. In addition, the free data undelete software for Windows supports 4K drives formatted with FAT32, ExFAT, and NTFS file systems.

Best Data Recovery Tool with Dual Monitor Support

Best Data Recovery Tool with Dual Monitor Support

Stellar’s best data recovery software offers dual monitor support, allowing you to multitask on dual monitor displays without the need to minimize or toggle between the screens. The feature helps you focus on the data recovery tasks and verify the results through the dual screens.

Preview Files Before Saving Them

Preview Files Before Saving Them

Stellar’s free data recovery software displays an augmented preview of the recoverable files, including MS Office documents, PDFs, images, videos, Zip, RAR, HTML,PHP files, etc. The Preview Files feature also allows playing the recoverable video files in Full-Screen mode. It helps check the recoverability of the files before selecting them.

Software Walkthrough

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Step 1 : Select File Type

Select File Type

Select the type of data that you want to recover and click ‘Next’.

Step 2 : Select Recover From

Select Recover From

Select the folder location or drive volume and click ‘Scan’.

Step 3 : Scan & Recover

Scan & Recover

Select files after the scan and click ‘Recover’ to save recovered data.

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Recovers Deleted Photos, Videos, and other Critical Files
Recovery from Formatted Systems
Recovers from Any Storage Media
Recovers Data from NTFS, exFAT, FAT(FAT16/FAT32)
BitLocker Data Recovery
Recovers Files from Lost Partition
Supports Unbootable System Recovery
Optical Media Recovery (CD,DVD, HDDVD, Blu-Ray Disc)
Creates Disk Image
Monitors Hard Drive Health (SMART) & HDD Cloning
Repairs Corrupt or Distorted Videos
Repairs Corrupt or Distorted Photos
Repair Multiple Videos or Photos simultaneously
Extracts Thumbnails of Images
RAID 0, 5 & 6 Data Recovery
Supports Creation of Virtual RAID
Virtual Drive Recovery
Recovers Data from Linux and Mac Drives (HFS, HFS+, ext2, ext3, ext4)
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Stellar Data Recovery review: A fast, highly customizable file recovery tool.

Stellar Data Recovery is one of the best data recovery tools we've used, with highly customizable searches, a huge file-type library, and deep scan abilities.

Windows Report star
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It has just one job, and it does that to perfection: recovering data of all kinds.

Stellar Data Recovery's strongest point, after its data recovery and repair capabilities of course, is its simplicity.

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XDA - Developers

Stellar set out to create software that is designed for the people that prefer the DIY method of fixing things.

Stellar Data Recovery Premium for Windows is the best place to start for your data recovery mission. It's the only software in the world that has the ability to recover your data as well as repair your video and image files.

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Best For High Volumes Of Files

Stellar Data Recovery is the best data recovery software for businesses that need to recover large amounts of data. It offers a wide range of features, including the ability to recover data from SSDs, and it has a very high success rate.


Technical Specifications

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Stellar Data Recovery Free
License: Single System
Edition: Free, Standard, Professional, Premium, Technician, Toolkit
Language Supported: English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, 日本語 , 한국어, हिंदी
Release Date: June, 2023
System Requirement
Processor: Intel compatible (x86, x64)
Memory: 4 GB minimum (8 GB recommended)
Hard Disk: 250 MB for installation files
Operating System: Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8 & 7


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You can recover deleted files by following these steps:

  • Download, Install & Run Stellar Data Recovery Free Edition.
  • Select the type of file you want to recover under ‘Select What to Recover’ option.
  • Choose the desired location under ‘Recover From’ from where you want to recover your deleted data.
  • Click on the ‘Scan’ button to start the scan.
  • After the scan, the software lists recoverable files in the left-pane under ‘File Type,' ‘Tree View’ and ‘Deleted List.'
  • Select the desired files which you want to recover and click on the ‘Recover’ button.
  • Click ‘Browse…’ to choose a destination location.
  • Click ‘Start Saving’ to save recovered file at your desired location.

Yes, you can choose to recover specific data file types by using this free undelete software for Windows. Go to advanced settings to select the file types before scanning. Right-click on a file after the scan is completed and then click the ‘Recover’ button. The customized file recovery feature speeds up the data recovery process.

Stellar’s powerful Windows data recovery wizard offers a ‘Deep Scan’ option. The Deep Scan is powered by an advanced file-signature-based search of the lost data. It allows the computer data recovery software to do a thorough scanning of the storage drive or media, ensuring guaranteed data recovery in complex data loss scenario such as formatting and partition errors.

Free 24x5 Technical Support is available with all Paid Editions of Stellar Data Recovery Software. While the free version helps you recover up to 1GB of lost data on your Windows machine, it doesn’t offer 24x5 technical support as of now.

You can recover up to 1 GB of deleted files for free with Stellar Free Data Recovery Software for Windows. The maximum size of individual file to be recovered with the free PC data restore tool can be up to 25 MB.

You would need to upgrade the free edition to Stellar Data Recovery Standard, Professional, or Premium Edition for recovering more than 1 GB of data. Paid version of our data recovery wizard allows the recovery of unlimited files of any size. Stellar also offers a complete toolkit of paid data recovery applications featuring advanced data recovery tools to retrieve data from lost partitions, permanently deleted files, accidentally deleted USB flash drives, emptied recycle bin, SD & Micro SD cards, external hard drives, and more.

Yes. Stellar’s free data recovery tool efficiently works on a system with TPM chips. Thousands of data recovery professionals around the world recommend Stellar Free Data Recovery Software for recovering deleted data across multiple file types on file systems based on a TPM chip.

Yes. This free data recovery for Windows from Stellar works in all common data loss scenarios, such as drive corruption, formatting, accidental deletion, etc. It supports recovery from all Windows-supported storage devices such as HDDs, SSDs, USB drives, memory cards, micro-SD cards, etc. The best data recovery software for Windows works in various data loss scenarios, including formatting, virus attacks, accidental deletion, deleted data backup, corrupt external hard drives, wiped flash drives, memory cards, etc

Yes, Stellar Windows Data Recovery is one of the best data recovery tools that allows you to reclaim up to 1GB of deleted data for free. You can recover a lot of files at no cost by using this free data recovery software download offer.

When you cannot find your system (internal) or removable storage drive in File Explorer, or it appears Unallocated in Disk Management, the drive has turned RAW. You may use the 'Physical Disk' option to locate and recover data from RAW or inaccessible Physical or Removable Disks.


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