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Free apps to help you recover deleted files

You know that unsettling feeling. You're searching for a computer file that you're sure you saved. But, ugh, you realize you deleted it.

It could be family pictures, important documents, and music; all gone forever. Fortunately, there are free apps that'll help you recover your files. Check out these nine that we've rounded up:

  1. Recuva Free - Finds and restores deleted files with just a few clicks.
  2. MiniTool Power Data Recovery - Helps you find and restore deleted files, with the help of a wizard-based interface.
  3. Wise Data Recovery - Scans for, and recovers files. Just one thing: It can't restore all the deleted files it finds.
  4. PhotoRec - Helps you find photos and videos that you thought were gone forever.
  5. Puran File Recovery - Finds and recovers files deleted from computers and disks.
  6. Paragon Rescue Kit - Helps you recover files that were lost in a computer crash.
  7. Glary Undelete - Helps you un-delete files you thought were gone for good, and restores them.
  8. Pandora Recovery - Finds and helps recover archived, hidden, and even encrypted files.
  9. PC Inspector File Recovery - Recovers files with their original date stamp.

If we missed a file-recovery program you like, let us know in comments.

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Source: TechRadar
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