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Recuva is a simple application for Windows users that designed to restore any files you have removed from the PC. This application comes with an intuitive interface and advanced features.

How Recuva Can Help You to Recover Deleted Files

Recuva is a software desktop application for Windows that allows you to restore deleted files. It takes only seconds to install the app, and you can run a wizard after the first launch to understand how to manipulate the tool quickly. This application features advanced options, but it is not necessary to use them all. The restore process comes with a step-by-step procedure, and you can choose what type of files to restore. Recuva allows you to recover documents, archives, emails, and multimedia files as well.

Furthermore, with this application, users can restore files on other connected devices, namely on your iPod or iPhone. You can perform the in-depth scan process to check how many data available to be restored. It is worth mentioning that the deep scan may take some time. It is also possible to scan other drives or devices connected to your PC. Once you finish the scan process, you can see the list of found files. Each file has a specific color that displays its current condition (green, orange, red). Also, you can see the detailed information regarding the data, such as size and others. The files with red color are almost unrecoverable. This application also allows you to overwrite files or delete them completely.

Recuva Key Features Include

  • It comes with an intuitive interface;
  • It allows you to scan and restore files on various devices (USB, Flash drives, iOS devices);
  • It supports all file systems (FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, NTFS, NTFS5, NTFS);
  • It is compatible with the latest Windows versions.


Overall, Recuva is a powerful application for Windows that allows you to restore any files. Thanks to its straightforward interface, it is easy to learn how to use the app for the first time. Experienced users may navigate advanced features.

What's new in 1.53.1087 version?

  • Improved Ext4 and Ext3 file system support.
  • Improved Fat32 partition file scanning.
  • Optimized Secure Overwrite on Windows 10.
  • Enhanced drive and partition detection.
  • Improved keyboard navigation.
  • Minor GUI improvements.
  • Minor bug fixes.


More info

  • Last Updated: 2019-07-01
  • Developer: Piriform
  • Homepage: piriform.com
  • Version: 1.53.1087
  • File size: 5.31 MB
  • Downloads: 1,827
  • Operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • Filename: rcsetup153.exe
  • MD5 Checksum: 264474ae9b9fd039ac0c113f88f7bd2d