Best Data Recovery Software

People love to ask… “what’s the best data recovery software?”

But think about that for a moment. How could a one-size-fits-all software be “best” for every data loss scenario?

After carefully testing 42 free and paid data recovery software products, here is my list of the best data recovery software…by category.

Best Data Recovery Software by Category

Navigate through the categories below to find the best tool that fits your data loss scenarios.


By Storage Device

By File Type


Last Updated: Nov 17, 2023