4 Best Outlook Recovery Tools You Should Never Miss in 2020

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Outlook is one of the most popular tools that is widely used for sending/receiving emails. However, users may face certain issues related to it from time to time. These may include corrupted/damaged PST files as well as lost PST data. Fortunately, you can perform successful recovery via a professional Outlook recovery tool.

Top 4 Outlook Recovery Tools

1Best Outlook Recovery Tool - iMyFone ScanOutlook

iMyFone ScanOutlook is one of the best Outlook recovery tools available on the market. It is designed to help users recover both corrupted and lost Outlook PST and OST files. The software uses advanced algorithms to find and recover all kinds of data from PST files. It is suitable for beginners as it has a user-friendly interface and easy to use operations.

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Features

  • Find and recover Outlook items, including emails, calendar, attachments, mailbox data, and more.

  • Two recovery modes enable you to recover items from corrupted Outlook data files

  • Will automatically repair the corrupted Outlook data files during the recovery process

  • Save recovered  Outlook items in a new file format of your choice. Supported file formats include PST, MSG, PDF, RTF and HTML

  • Fully compatible with all Outlook versions

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Steps to Recover Outlook Items

Step 1. Open iMyFone ScanOutlook, it will automatically locate your default Outlook data files.

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Step 2. Choose the Outlook data files you want to recover items from, then click on Repair button.

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Step 3. After repair, preview and select what you want to recover, then click on Export Selected to save them.

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2SysTools Outlook Recovery

SysTools Outlook Recovery is another powerful Outlook recovery tool that you can use to recover Outlook files. It is one of the most sophisticated PST recovery tools available on the market. Just like most PST recovery tools, SysTools Outlook Recovery also allows you to restore and save recovered data in a file format of your choice (e.g. HTML, PST, MSG, PDF, etc.).

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Features
Disadvantages
  • Repair corrupted Outlook PST files, including the header part.

  • Both Unicode and ANSI PST files are supported for recovery.

  • You can recover selective data. Supported data for recovery include attachments, emails, calendar, tasks, diaries, etc.

  • Preview, sort, and filter item features.

  • Not user-friendly.

  • Software installation can sometimes be unsuccessful for unknown reasons.

  • The tool randomly freezes and you have to restart it in order to get it working again.

3Stellar Repair for Outlook

Stellar Repair for Outlook has been designed to help users troubleshoot various Outlook issues. The tool is capable of repairing PST files and it is quite easy to use. Stellar Repair for Outlook uses a 3-step approach to repair/recover PST files i.e. scan, preview and recover, and save selective data.

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Features
Disadvantages
  • Repair Outlook PST files efficiently no matter how they got corrupted.

  • Preview recoverable data from damaged PST files. This feature is great for selective items recovery.

  • No file size limit. You can repair/recover PST files of any size via this tool.

  • You can even repair/recover encrypted PST files via this software.

  • Decrypt encrypted PST files without providing any password.

  • Email recovery process is slow and sometimes cannot fully recover lost data.

  • The repairing process of PST files is also slow particularly for large PST files.

  • Successful recovery rate is low for highly corrupted PST files.

4Kernel for Outlook PST Repair

Kernel for Outlook PST Repair is another popular Outlook recovery tool that can efficiently repair corrupted PST files as well as recover selective Outlook items. This Outlook recovery tool is capable of delivering excellent results by repairing PST files and recovering each and every possible mailbox data and then allowing you to save them in a format of your choice (e.g. HTML, MHTML, TXT, MSG, PDF, PST, etc.).

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Features
Disadvantages
  • Repair damaged or corrupted PST files as well as recover all types of Outlook data.

  • Safe Outlook repair and recovery. The software splits large PST files during the repairing process to prevent further damage.

  • Highly intuitive and interactive user interface.

  • Password-protected and encrypted PST files are supported for repair and recovery.

  • In some cases, the software fails to recover the desired data. However, the success rate of recovery depends on the severity of the file damage.

  • Setting up the tool takes some time which can be annoying.


Conclusion

Outlook recovery tools are extremely helpful when your Outlook data files get corrupted and you need to recover your valuable data from them. All of the tools listed above use advanced algorithms to scan and recover items from Outlook. iMyFone ScanOutlook is the most recommended tool because of its compatibility, high success rate, and simple, user-friendly interface.

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By  Simon Marcus , to Outlook Repair

Posted on Sep 23, 2019  ( Updated: Dec 16, 2019 )

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