Outlook Recovery- A Must-Have Utility To Recover Outlook PST Files


Outlook Recovery is one of the best solutions in the market to recover MS Outlook Data Files. It is an efficacious tool that can be deployed to recover data from corrupt Outlook PST files in a safe and secure manner. Capable of converting the PST file into other formats, the tool can also be used for converting even healthy PST files to EML and MSG format. Thus the tool serves two purposes at the same time- recovering corrupt PST files and also converting the PST files to desired format-EML or MSG.

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More about Outlook Recovery

The tool serves to be a savior for the Outlook users who generally face PST corruption issues. Outlook users at times by mistake delete their mails permanently. This permanent deletion can be either performed unknowingly by pressing Shift + Delete or by intentionally deleting the mails from Deleted Items also. Recovering deleted data from PST files manually is often a process that users do not undertake. Outlook Recovery is a perfect solution for such users.

In this review we will help our users to get a better insight of Outlook Recovery so that the users are left with no doubt regarding this product. The trial version of the tool is available from the official website. For reviewing purpose, we have downloaded the same.

Quick Overview of Outlook Recovery




MS Outlook Tools





Recovers corrupted
Outlook PST files


Current version








17.9 MB




Graphical User Interface


MS Outlook
installation required




MS Windows


Windows 8.1 and below versions


Trial version


Available for free



Premiere Options Offered By Outlook Recovery

  • Advance Scanning

The Advance scan basically aims to recover data from those PST files which have undergone severe corruption. If your PST file is also one of the severely corrupted files, then you can go for this option. By default the tool does quick scanning of the software and scans the PST file for minimal corruption.

How to use Advanced Scan feature of MS Outlook Recovery
Advanced Scan
  • Hierarchical View

The software after scanning the recovered PST file, displays the entire content of the PST file in a hierarchical order. The folders and subfolders of the PST file are enlisted in the same manner as they were before PST corruption. Also the mails and attachments can be separately viewed in Normal and Attachments view separately.



  • Switching Views

You can also view the PST file items in both Horizontal as well as Vertical view. By default the view which the users get is Horizontal, which can be further changed to vertical when required.


  • Export To Variant Formats

Outlook Recovery offers the option to save the recovered PST file in multiple file formats. The file can be converted to EML and MSG format and can be accessed in other email clients also.


  • Mail Filtering Facility

With Outlook Recovery, you get yet another feature with the help of which you can save your time while performing the conversion. Just specify from and to dates and the software will only export the mails that lie within the specified date range.


  • Split Your PST File

In case your PST file had got corrupted due to 2 GB size issue, then after recovery you can use Split PST option. The Split PST option enables the user to split the recovered PST file, thus saving the PST file from further corruption due to its large size. The PST file will split into smaller files of small sizes.


  • Naming Conventions

In case you have decided to convert your recovered PST file into an ELM or MSG file type, then Naming Conventions option will get highlighted for you. With this option, you can name the emails in the PST file according to parameters like From, Subject, Date, etc. This enables to manage a large number of mails in the resultant file.


Versions Of The Tool

  • Demo Version

To explore the working of the software its free demo version can be downloaded from the official website. The software will export 25 items per folder. This implies that the tool will export only 25 mails from a single folder say Inbox folder.

  • License Version

Alike the demo version, the license version of the software is also available on the official website of the company. The license version imposes no limit on the number of items that are to be exported. Entire items of the PST file can be exported altogether.

Is The Software Technically Sound?

From a technicality point of view, Outlook Recovery is equipped with all (even more) the necessary features that are required in recovery software. The tool offers Advance scanning as one of its impressive features. This enables the software to pursue recovery of severely corrupted PST file. In case you are looking forward to exclude some data from exporting, then Mail filter is the best option for you. The tool Naming Conventions is yet another option that helps in managing a large number of emails in an efficient manner. All in all, the tool in technical terms is a full furnished tool.


  • Supports recovery of severely corrupted PST files.
  • Bundle of features for facilitating conversion process.
  • Split PST option to save from further corruption.
  • Outlook resembling UI to facilitate conversion for naïve users.


  • No option to recover and convert PST files in bulk.
  • No search option to search within the recovered PST file.
  • No preview of media files before recovery is performed.

The Verdict

On the basis of overall working and the host of features that Outlook Recovery offers its users, the product can be rated as 9.8/10. Although the tool cannot carry out PST file conversion in bulk, it does support recovery and conversion of single PST file in the most effective way possible. If you were waiting for a PST recovery tool, then no doubt Outlook PST Recovery is revolutionary software fitting your needs.

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  1. I would like to suggest you to use of Kernel for Outlook PST Repair tool to recover your corrupt Outlook PST data with full accuracy. This software is also very well supported by all MS Outlook and Windows OS version. Get info, visit to: http://www.en.recoverypst.com

  2. Excellent review and great software. However this is not the only tool on the market that works, as suliemanbenn says there are many tools. In my case, i’ve used http://outlookfix.com/ and works excellent. Maybe you should do a comparison about the best tools to repair outlook, this would be very useful for the users like me.


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