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  • 2.0 stars

    "no success with video on memory card from camera"

    April 24, 2015  |   By GeoffMac7D

    Version: Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6.0.0.3

    Pros

    nice interface,
    responsive customer service
    seemed to do OK with still pictures

    Cons

    over promised (to recover anything)
    customer service seems "canned", with incentives to "close"
    did not recover .MP4 videos from a memory card

    Summary

    I have had two occasions now to use this with a couple SanDisk memory cards. It promises to find anything and will let you specify just what file types to look for, but I did not get back the video file. In fact, a 10 second test video that I recorded and then deleted was said to be 1 gigabyte in size when found (!) And it was unplayable. Customer Service said to check "preview" and if that doesn't show anything, then the file can't be recovered. But "preview" only works on small files, so they didn't really read my problem description.
    In their defense, I can imagine that there are just two many file format situations and they just can't keep up with them. But they persist with a fairly high price tag and grandiose expectations. So it might be worth a try depending on your situation, but do NOT expect to get results every time. Note that I recorded a video with my camera, then deleted the file with the camera, then removed the memory card to my computer to test the recovery. There was no chance of overwriting the data with use after the delete (which is common and defeats this software understandably).

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Saved my day"

    April 20, 2015  |   By weepty

    Version: Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6.0.0.3

    Pros

    Saved my day by recovering trash-emptied files.

    Cons

    Doesn't recover from Time Machine drive

    Summary

    Scan of this software is comparatively slow than others but surprisingly it recovered more files than its competitors. I would suggest Stellar developers to make the scan quicker, otherwise reliable software.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Recovered 2 USB drive"

    March 9, 2015  |   By abdullaharabia

    Version: Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6.0.0.3

    Pros

    Does offer bunch of recovery options. Scans over dozens of file formats and even adds new header format for media recovery. On the fly media detection is smarty built in. Overall, worth $99

    Cons

    Doesn't offer free recovery, also becomes slow at times.

    Summary

    Recovered 2 usb media and bulk folders from Apple HDD. Hope next version to be quicker

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Better than others"

    February 25, 2015  |   By Tharly

    Version: Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6.0.0.3

    Pros

    Search filters proved to be of great help, it reduced my scan time

    Cons

    Though the software is useful, I would say it is costly too

    Summary

    I am very happy to use your recovery product. I almost lost everything including my personal recordings from Toshiba external drive. Your tool managed to find the files and get them back to me. Once again thank you very very much

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Recovered every bit of files"

    February 9, 2015  |   By zolosister

    Version: Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6.0.0.3

    Pros

    Ample software that took charge of my formatted usb likes a champ

    Cons

    I only disliked the delay of the support in providing me the correct product key

    Summary

    I appreciate this software, as I was able to bring back a week's data from my formatted Sandisk USB.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Overall very happy, I thought I lost all my files"

    January 22, 2015  |   By Aftente

    Version: Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6.0.0.3

    Pros

    Great software, thank you for producing a trustworthy and stable product! Really helped me out.

    Cons

    Scanning seemed to be too long. 20hours!!

    Summary

    Recovered much needed files from a 128 GB SSD drive. However I was very glad to get 'ALL' the data back. No other program came close to the number of recovered files. Stellar works!

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Deserve pat on the back"

    January 14, 2015  |   By abouttofly

    Version: Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6.0.0.3

    Pros

    Yosemite friendly

    Cons

    Scan isn't agile. May take long time

    Summary

    Only software that was able to extract all deleted files alongside their original names.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "iRecommend Stellar"

    December 21, 2014  |   By merryxmas2014

    Version: Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6.0.0.3

    Pros

    Helpful support

    Cons

    Need some more documentation on interface

    Summary

    I am pleased to recommend this program since it got back files from an unmounted 1TB drive.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "You deserve a Medal"

    October 20, 2014  |  

    Version: Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6.0.0.3

    Pros

    Good I mean great recovery

    Cons

    I just wish there's an option to "select all" instead of clicking them one by one; or does it already have it and I just don't know how to use it?

    Summary

    Your astounding Data recovery software saved my deleted pictures.
    What else can I ask for?

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Recovered data from my Lost Mac Volume"

    October 16, 2014  |   By kent.G

    Version: Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6.0.0.3

    Pros

    complete tool to recover the lost Mac data

    Cons

    longer time to scan big Mac drive

    Summary

    Due to some unknown reasons, one of my important Mac drive volume got disappeared and seem like my data lost instantly; but I was lucky to recover the hidden data easily from the lost volume with this software.

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