Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition

Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 151 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.6.1
  • Total Downloads:
    3,724,361
  • Date Added:
    September 27, 2012
  • File Size:
    10.07MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2,426
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition recovers deleted files, even if you've emptied the Recycling Bin or deleted them directly (and provided they haven't been securely deleted with multiple passes). It can recover data from your hard drive, USB drives, memory cards, and other storage devices. It's compatible with dynamic disks and all Windows file systems, from FAT to NTFS and EXT, and it can skip bad sectors automatically for quicker scanning. Easeus Data Recovery Wizard is fully functional freeware with a 1GB recovery limit that serves as a trial for a paid upgrade. The latest version of Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition sports an improved user interface and Windows 8 compatibility.

True to its name, Easeus Data Recovery Wizard is a wizard-based utility, starting with three simple choices: Deleted File Recovery, Complete Recovery, and Partition Recovery. It has an excellent Help file, too. It's easy to see the program in action; if you don't have files to recover, make some. That's what we did, copying data from a USB drive, deleting it, and emptying the Recycle Bin before starting the Deleted File Recovery Wizard.

The tool's first screen let us search for a lost file automatically or by file type and also opt to ignore bad sectors. Easeus Data Recovery Wizard quickly found the files in automatic mode, displaying its results in a separate, tabbed File Preview window. We selected the files we wanted to recover and pressed Next. We chose an output directory from a screen that displayed available drive capacity -- a nice touch. The recovery operation finished almost immediately. We clicked on the drive link in the notification screen, and the destination folder opened with our recovered data intact and available.

Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition is a capable performer, even with the 1GB limit. Most users probably want to recover a specific piece of data, like a file or folder that was deleted accidentally. If you've deleted something you meant to keep, try the free tool first. If you need more, you don't have to download or scan your system again but can upgrade Easeus Data Recovery Wizard in place.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition 5.6.1.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.3

    out of 11 votes

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  • All Versions

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    out of 151 votes

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    • 4 star 21
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  • 1 stars

    "This is not really free. Don't waste your time!"

    September 22, 2014   |   By lsuzzie

    Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition 8.0

    Pros

    finds some missing files

    Cons

    you can't recover the files until you pay for the full version. what a complete waste of time.

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  • 3 stars

    "Free Edition for home user"

    September 03, 2014   |   By ronelomaro

    Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition 8.0

    Pros

    It is fully free for all user

    Cons

    It is not useful for professional user, i have used this tool but it not provides technical supports so i have switched to another data recovery tool, download from www.digital.camerarecovery.org , it is a professional software.

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  • 5 stars

    "Worked well when Recuva could not recover lost photos."

    August 18, 2014   |   By kusmo

    Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition 8.0

    Pros

    Worked very well when I needed to recover photos from a micro SDHC card.

    Cons

    Not quite 100% recovery, but very close.

    Summary

    Works very well and should be used when Recuva does not do the job. You will need to buy if recovery exceeds 1Gb.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 5.6.1
    Version 5.6.1:
    • Windows 8 compatible - support recover any data under Windows 8.
    • Brand-new user interface for more intuitive connivent data recovery process.
    • Faster scan lost files by skipping bad sectors automatically.
    • Once you have purchased you do not have to download and search a second time.
    General
    Publisher EaseUS
    Publisher web site http://www.easeus.com
    Release Date November 19, 2012
    Date Added September 27, 2012
    Version 5.6.1
    Category
    Category Utilities & Operating Systems
    Subcategory File Management
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2003, Windows 8
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 10.07MB
    File Name drw_free.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 3,724,361
    Downloads Last Week 2,426
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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