DataNumen Office Repair

DataNumen Office Repair

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 6 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    31,423
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 06, 2013
  • Price:
    Free to try (Limited features); $699.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    10.68MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    97
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #42 in Office Suites

Editors' Review

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Microsoft Office handles so much business that eventually two things are bound to happen: 1) critically important files will be corrupted or damaged, and 2) there will be no backup. You'll then have two choices: 1) panic, and 2) attempt to recover the file. That's where Advanced Office Repair (AOFR) from DataNumen comes in. It's an enterprise-class tool for recovering and repairing not only Word, Excel, Outlook, and Outlook Express files but also Access databases. It can repair files on damaged or corrupted media like floppies, Zip drives, and CD-ROMs and handle legacy files, including Access 95, Excel 3, Word 6.0 and 95, Outlook 97, and all subsequent versions. AOFR offers drag-and-drop capability, context menu integration, batch repair, and command-line operation, so it suits a wide range of environments and installations.

AOFR bundles five tools in its compact interface: Advanced Access Repair, Advanced Excel Repair, Advanced Word Repair, Advanced Outlook Repair, and Advanced Outlook Express Repair, though you can choose to install only those tools you need. As (bad) luck would have it, we had some old, corrupted Word files for Advanced Word Repair to tackle. We opened the tool and saw a small dialog with source and destination fields, a log display, a progress bar, and tabs for Repair, Batch Repair, Options, and Advanced Options; the latter two consisting of simple selections for a temporary files directory, buffer size, and some output options. We clicked the icon to add Word files, which opened a search tool with tabbed options to search general attributes, date and time, or selected size and attributes, as well as a browse option where we could specify files, folders, or directories to search. Since we were interested in what AOFR would find, we started a general search, located our bad files, selected them, chose an output directory, and clicked Start Repair. AOFR tracked the repair process and displayed a pop-up message when it was finished. We navigated to the folder and clicked a file, which opened normally. AOFR's other tools had minor stylistic differences in their interfaces but offered similar functionality and, more significantly, similar performance.

We were almost as impressed by AOFR's ability to locate lost Office files as its repair job. It's not cheap, but it can pay for itself by recovering critical files and lost work in a corporate environment. If you rely on Office to take care of your business, Advanced Office Repair can help you take care of Office.

Editors' note: This is a review of the full version of Advanced Office Repair 1.6. The trial version has a limited features.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Worth its reputation"

October 12, 2014  |  By natyabascal

 |  Version: DataNumen Office Repair 2.1

Pros

I download it because of my friend's recommendation. And it worth is reputation. It helps me repair most of my office files. Thanks

Cons

I think it should include more, such as PowerPOint recovery into the suite.

Summary

One with good performance and reputation

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5 stars

"Good tool overall"

April 27, 2014  |  By general_colbert

 |  Version: DataNumen Office Repair 2.1

Pros

It is a good handy tool overall. I keep it to fix some of the files when Office failed to open them.

Cons

Some of the tool in the suite should provide more features, for example, DataNumen Word Repair should recover the style of the text, which will make the tool perfect.

Summary

In overall, it is a good piece of software.

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1 stars

"It would become a complex decision."

February 10, 2014  |  By jonesmorgan

 |  Version: DataNumen Office Repair 2.1

Pros

Tool appeared the best software on market...

Cons

Unfortunately it couldn't restore 0 from 12 different corrupted office files

Summary

I don't know how it can be bought by someone....

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.1
  • Upgrade DataNumen Access Repair to version 2.2
  • Upgrade DataNumen Excel Repair to version 2.1
  • Upgrade DataNumen Word Repair to version 2.1
  • Upgrade DataNumen Outlook Express Repair to version 2.2
General
Publisher DataNumen
Publisher web site http://www.datanumen.com
Release Date October 05, 2013
Date Added October 06, 2013
Version 2.1
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Office Suites
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows 98, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows NT
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 10.68MB
File Name dofr.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 31,423
Downloads Last Week 97
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Limited features
Price $699.95

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