As more and more processes are transitioning to the digital space, the risk of data loss is continuouslyincreasing. Data loss can occur due to various reasons such as hardware or software malfunction, human error, virus attack, etc. For organizations, data loss can adversely impact critical business processes and customer relations. In case of individuals, data loss can affect both theirprofessional and personal life. Imagine losing your important project files or the pictures/videos of your dream vacation and you will understand how painful data loss can be. Thankfully, there is data recovery software available that can significantly reduce the risk of data loss. We recently installed and used the Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery software and were hugely impressed. The company has just launched the latest version (Version 7) of its flagship product Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery –Professional, which offers several new features and functionalities.
What’s NEW in Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery – Professional (Version 7)
Before we get to the new features, let’s talk a bit about the standard package. With Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery – Professional software, you can recover all types of data that may have been lost due to formatting, deletion or disk corruption. The software supports different drive and partition formats such as FAT, NTFS, and ExFAT. You can use the software to recover entire partitions that may have been corrupted, formatted or accidently deleted. Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery – Professional software can recover your lost files, documents, emails, photos, videos, audio files, etc. It can scan various types of storage devices such as USB drives, SD cards, CF cards, and internal and external hard drives.
The software can also scan scratched, corrupted or partially burnt optical media such as CDs, DVDs, and HD DVDs to recover lost data. Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery – Professional software offers the option of ‘Quick Scan’ and ‘Deep Scan’. The Quick scan is for finding your lost files faster and if that doesn’t work, you can use the Deep Scan option. Another great feature is the bootable disk feature that allows you to recover lost data from a computer that has failed to boot. With the Pro version of Stellar Windows Data Recovery software, you can also recover data from any previously created drive, partition or volume.Recovering the lost data is very simple, as a preview of all the recoverable files is provided in Tree view. After this, you just have to choose the files you need and recover your data.
Here are some of the newfeatures and functionalities in the recently launched Version 7 of Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery – Professional software:
- Specific file search – Use this feature to search specific file types such as docx, xlsx, jpeg, png, gif, pdf, mp3, avi, mp4, mkv, etc. The search can be conducted in a specific logical drive or folder.
- Specific folder search–You can use this feature to find lost data in a specific folder.
- Automatic scan engine – The software automatically switches to deep scan in case the desired files are not found through quick scan.
- Search multiple file systems – Use this feature to simultaneously search a logical drive for various types of file systems such as NTFS, FAT, FAT16, FAT32 and exFAT.
- Preview On/Off – If you don’t want to use the preview feature, you can turn it off and recover the files directly.
- Automatic Raw file recovery – This is available under the advanced search option.
- Large drive support–You can use this feature to recover data from large hard drives with capacity of more than 5 TB.
- Improved scanning engine – The new scanfunctionality can find and recover lost partitions with improved success rate of up to 40 percent.
- Deleted files recovery – More powerful recovery options for files that were accidently deleted.
- Improved UI – The improved User Interfacehas simplified the process of data recovery. The new UI is highly intuitive and allows you to recover your data in just a few clicks.
Based on our experience of using the recently launched Version 7 of Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery – Professional software, we would recommend it to everyone who needs to recover lost data. The software can be described as a one-stop-shop for all your data recovery needs. With the addition of new features and functionalities, the software has now become even smarter and more robust. Using the software to recover lost data was fairly easy and there were hardly any bugs or complicated processes. The scanning engine and recovery tools are really powerful. During trials, it allowed us to recover files that were deleted several months back. We also liked the option of free 1 GB data recovery, which is really useful for home users.