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Posted on December 14th, 2012
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Excel Recovery Software

Recover Excel spreadsheet is made for effective data recoveryfrom damaged Microsoft Excel document. Using Recovery for Excel enablesto prevent losing important information for you. Now Microsoft Exceltextual processor is the most widespread tool for creation any forms ofspreadsheets, including corporate spreadsheets.

Excel recovery tool scans, analyzes the corrupted file andexports all available data from the file. When the spreadsheet isstrongly damaged, some data loss is inevitable. All restored informationis saved to a new xls or xlsx spreadsheet. Excel recovery program canrepair text, numbers and formulas, merged cells, comments, frozen rowsand columns, embedded images, filter settings, sheet names, images,hyperlinks et cetera.

The key facts are that the program only analyzes the damagedfile and doesn't change the original data. Excel recovery software workswith text files of numerous formats: Microsoft Excel spreadsheets ofnumerous versions (.xls, .xlsx and .xla files).

What if no data to get better detected in the damaged excel file? You can rely on some professional document recovery software, in most case, you need to get back excel file manually.

The easiest way to recover Microsoft spreadsheet

Microsoft Office can be a good choice for technicianefficiency and collaboration and it's also now the at their peakproductivity suite among enterprise customers. Microsoft Word, allowingusers to generate letters, resumes, flyers and much more, dominates themarketplace of word processors.

Microsoft Excel is really a powerful spreadsheet program formaking simple and easy complicated calculations and charts, and itsparticular XLS extendable dominates spreadsheet market. MS PowerPoint isnot hard for customers to generate outstanding reports and handouts nowmost presentations are held in PPT. What's more, most charts anddrawings are used Microsoft Visio and saved as VSD files. Besides theseMicrosoft applications, other Microsoft 'office' applications are alsowidespread by organizations.

Although Microsoft has the ability to recover damaged orunsaved files, you could not recover lost excel files if your hard drivedamaged or computer system corrupted. Once you are in this situation, Isuppose whatever Microsoft powerful enough, it’s unable to help yourescue excel spreadsheets successfully. Then, you need to take 3rd partyrecovery software such as uMacsoft data recovery software to help you get lost files back with ease. Continue reading thisarticle, you will know how to perform damaged excel spreadsheet recoveryon Mac.

Mac Data Recovery

First of all, you need to download trail version of uMacsoft data recovery on your Mac.The purpose of suggesting you download free version is to help youdecide if this recovery software can detect your hard drive or iPhone,if it can, then you can pay for the full version to do next step.

Secondly, when launching software on Mac, you can see yourhard drive displayed on the interface, just click it and let the programscan. This process would take you several minutes, then your lost excelfiles will be listed on the leftside of interface.

Lastly, this is the most important step for you to get backyour lost files. There are two buttons for you to handle. One is“Preview”, which allows you view these scanned files in advance; anotheris “Recovery”, which enable you to recover excel files on Macsuccessfully.


Note and Tips

You cannot recover the files to the same drive where theywere lost, therefore choose another volume or some external storagedevice such as a USB flash drive to save them safely.

In order to avoid repeating recovery job to find your gonefiles, you'd better mark your important files as read-only, or makecopies of them periodically.

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