Download of the day: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition

Avoid data loss disasters

The world is a dangerous place for your data. Fumbling fingers can easily delete it or even reformat a hard disk - and all kinds of things can cause hard disks to crash, partitions to be lost or data destroyed.

Wouldn’t it be brilliant if there was an app that could save your bacon, ideally with a silly name that’s hard to pronounce? Yes! Yes it would! Thank goodness for EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition!

Why you need it

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition is designed to recover files, photos, videos, emails and other crucial information from stricken PCs, and it does so very quickly and very simply.

There’s one big restriction, though: the free version only restores 500MB of data. That’s more than adequate for a minor disaster, and of course you regularly backup the important stuff anyway. Don’t you? 

f you think you need the option to restore bigger chunks of data, such as enormous 4K video files, then the Pro version is currently £73.93, US$69.95, AU$126.25 but check out the free version first. In addition to hard disks it can recover data from external storage, SSDs, USBs, servers, RAID drives and even your mind.

Okay, maybe not your mind. You’d probably need a David Blaine or Derren Brown version for that.

Download here: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition

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