Accidentally deleted an important file? Lost something important when your computer crashed? No problem! Recuva recovers files deleted from your Windows computer, Recycle Bin, digital camera card, or MP3 player. And it's free!
Like all of our software, Recuva is designed to be straightforward and easy to use. You will, however, get even more use out of it if you know how all of its options work. This documentation will give you the answers you need to make sure you never lose another file* again.
* Well, almost. Recuva can recover most files, but it can't do everything. Yet.
Introducing Recuva - This section explains what Recuva does, what it can and cannot do, and what you need to run it (basically, a modern Windows PC).
Recuva Quick Start - If you're in trouble and you need help now, start here. We give you just the facts you need to get your files back.
Using Recuva - This section tells you how to use Recuva in Wizard or Advanced mode, and how you can recover files from damaged or formatted disks.
Recuva Settings - This section explains all the options you can use when running Recuva.
Troubleshooting - If you've got a problem installing or running Recuva, check here.
Technical Information - If you're the curious type, here we explain exactly how files get deleted in Windows and how Recuva does its magic. Also, for advanced users, you'll learn how you can work with Recuva's INI file.
Advanced Usage - Here you'll discover how you can start Recuva using command-line parameters and change its operation with an external INI file. Note: These are advanced techniques.