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Remo Recover Free Edition

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Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 14 votes

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  • Date Added:
    Feb. 18, 2015
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    Free; paid upgrade available
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Editors' Review


Remo Recover Free Edition is great at finding lost files, but it only lets you recover a rather small amount of lost data in the free version and makes you wait a while to do it.

Remo Recover Free Edition sports a nifty interface that looks like it was made for Windows 8's smooth, tiled layout. In order to find your lost files, the program has to create a disk image file and then scan that file separately to find your lost data. The whole process took about an hour for a 250GB drive that was one-third full. The program found some lost files, but it only let us recover 1GB of them -- which isn't much if you're looking for lost music, video, or photo files. You have to upgrade to the paid version to get more. We were able to preview the lost files prior to recovery and sort them based on their name, size, date, and file type. Apart from being able to efficiently restore files on a hard drive, the program supports a multitude of other devices you can restore files from, such as external USB drives, FireWire drives, memory cards, digital cameras, and mobile devices. Recovering files deleted from the command prompt, as well as those deleted using "Shift + Delete" is no problem, either. Remo can also help in situations where you lost files due to an improper PC shut-down, too -- something that can happen even to the best of us. The program does take time to search for lost or deleted files, but you can always save the current recovery session and continue at a later time.

Even though Remo Recover Free Edition is super limiting, it can still be useful if you need to urgently retrieve some important files that you lost. If you need to retrieve more than 1GB worth of data and don't mind paying for it, you should look into upgrading to one of the paid versions of this program.

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2 stars

"Product ultimately worked, support was extremely poor"

August 30, 2015  |  By dkritzinger

 |  Version: Remo Recover Free Edition


The software did recover all my files from a reformatted external drive.


Using the demo I was able to recover all files from a formatted external hard drive. However, upon saving the files, each time it would get to a bad or corrupted file/sector on the external drive, it would stop with the message that it saved successfully. I contacted support and they said they would put their development team on it. 18 days later I was helped by a developer, who clearly did not spend two weeks delving into the matter, since he asked what the problem was, to refresh him since he read it earlier but could not remember everything. At $179 for the product you would expect better customer service and support. Long wait times between support emails. No set appointment times, but just general time slots and then waiting. No detailed updates for the long wait. After providing my feedback on their support I did not get an apology but simply a statement that my experience is not normal and they will rectify this in the near future. Poor customer service.


The product worked, but the support was poor. Your product is ultimately only as good as your support.

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5 stars

"Data Recovery Expert for FREE!!!"

March 09, 2015  |  By Jammie Reid

 |  Version: Remo Recover Free Edition


Efficient and accurate
User friendly design


Limited to 1GB


I wanted to thank Remo guys for providing this recovery product FREE!!!... I spend too much time and dollars to get good recovery software, but no benefit. Before trying out this software I was little concerned about system data. I thought that it might be a hoax, so I backup existing data. I got a big relief when it successfully recovered my accidentally deleted files...Looking forward to buy it's licensed version?

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Full Specifications

What's new in version
Version may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
Publisher Remo Software
Publisher web site http://www.remosoftware.com
Release Date May 15, 2013
Date Added February 18, 2015
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 17.01MB
File Name rs-recover-free.exe
Total Downloads 40,192
Downloads Last Week 256
License Model Free
Limitations 1 GB data can be recovered
Price Free

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