Outlook Recovery Software To Repair PST File – Review
A system to communicate is an inevitable part of our lives. In our daily life, we look out for the most convenient and cheapest means to interact with others. Instant messengers, social media, telephonic chats, etc are to name a few. Amongst these, emailing is another system that helps to stay connected and share information.
Microsoft Outlook is an email client that allows users to have smooth emailing experience and can be set up on your desktop. The database file gets saved on hard disk like any other file and the multiple features included in the application facilitate effective communication to users. However, like any other application, this mail client is perfect in its functioning until its user operates it well or it is not affected by unexpected disastrous scenario.
The database file of Outlook, i.e. the PST can get inaccessible. Reasons can be many starting from virus scanner interruption to error messages that could be due to file corruption or any other inconsistency. In such cases, there is need for a solution that can check the actual problem, fix it, and make the file contents inaccessible again.
Here, we are going to talk about such a tool. A solution named Outlook Recovery software, developed under a renowned data recovery brand can be helpful in concern to recovering data from a PST file that has gone inaccessible due to “N” number of reasons.
|Developers||MS Outlook Tools|
|Basic Functioning||Recover PST File ContentsRestore Permanently deleted Items|
|PST File Type Supported||ANSI and Unicode|
|Software Testing||Free Demo Version Available|
|Activation Key||Three Licenses Available|
Efficiency and Usage Ease:
From the time of its development and first introduction in the market, the tool has undergone a number of up-dations. This has brought number of improvements in the product and I must say the speed of tool is appreciable.
Stepping to the features zone, definitely they are added by understating a user requirement. You can find multiple scanning options, file contents previewing facility, split PST attribute, saving messages to EML file and many other.
The good part about operability of the tool is it is assembled with an interface that looks exactly like MS Outlook. So it is quite easy for a normal user to process PST file and get the best out of the tool.
Ideal Buyers of the Product:
The tool is developed with the basic idea of recovering data from PST file that is unreadable by MS Outlook. Its developers have embedded some worth investment features that makes it choice for users. For example:
Data Recovery from Corrupt PST: The tool promises to retrieve data from PST file that is inaccessible due to corruption or any error.
Deleted Email Recovery from PST: Even if some of the items are permanently deleted from PST file, the software can recover them if ‘Advance Scan’ option is selected.
Save Data as PST/EML/MSG: The tool is integrated with facility to export recovered data from PST file into MSG, PST, or EML file format.
Optional Feature to Split PST: To help users avoid oversized PST corruption issues, the tool is provided with a feature to split large sized PST file.
EML and MSG Mail Sorting: Messages saved as EML or MSG can be sort by subject, sender’s name, and date. This option is enabled for EML and MSG files only.
Email Filtering Facility in Tool: The software says, provide a time period and it will extract only the messages that are being sent/received under this interval.
So, if you need a solution that can be a rescuer when you cannot access a PST file or some permanently deleted items are to be recovered from PST, then it is the best toolkit for you.
If permanently deleted items are to be restored, the condition is PST file should not be overwritten.
The Advance Scan option in the tool is for PST files that are immensely affected by corruption.
The software performs read-only operation on PST which means source file remains unaffected.
Email along with their attachments can be previewed and exported with this PST recovery tool.
The tool is meant for Windows Operating System and generates Unicode PST file as resultant.
If the PST file is password protected, the tool will ask for it so that it can read the file to recover data from it.
The Cons and The Pros!
Like every application, this tool to recover PST file do shares some good and some bad points.
The facility to restore permanently deleted items from PST file is commendable and is actually much demanded.
You can select folders that are to be exported into a healthy PST file. Filtering folders is a great advantage in the tool.
There are number of options in the tool for output management. For example: Split PST, Naming Convention, Email Filters etc.
Not So Good:
There is no Search option in the tool for finding certain message or its attachments. Sorting data within the tool and then exporting it is missing.
They say that even password protected PST will be recovered but the password should be available if the PST file has to be recovered.
To deal with errors or PST inaccessibility issues, developers of Outlook (Microsoft) offers Inbox Repair Tool to the users. It checks the structure of PST (tables where database is stored) and removes it on fining it corrupt. So, there is possibility of data loss if this utility is chosen.
Then, in most of the cases, this utility does not work. Immense corruption issues cannot be handled by the repair algorithms of the tool.
Investment: Yes or No?
As far as features, operability, longevity, and price of the tool is concern, I would definitely say Yes to Outlook Recovery software. The tool can be great help at business level where data loss is loss of major assets. I would rate message-level efficiency of this product a 4/5.