Stellar Data Recovery Professional for Windows Review

Stellar Data Recovery Professional (PRO) is a highly popular data recovery software. Available with an interactive user-interface, powerful data recovery features, and a huge file-type library, this DIY tool all kinds of data such as files, folders, documents, photos, videos, audio, etc.

In this review, we have examined every aspect of Stellar Data Recovery PRO. This easy-to-use yet powerful data recovery software enables its users to restore unlimited data even from completely formatted, crashed & unbootable systems as well as external storage drives. Data can also be retrieved from partially burnt optical discs.

Originated from the house of the top-rated brand of Data Care Industry- Stellar Data Recovery Inc., this tool is backed up with a suite of high-end features and tools.

Stellar Data Recovery Professional: Features

Available for both – Windows and Mac OS, this DIY (Do-it-yourself) software is the best recovery tool for recovering data lost or deleted due to accidental deletion, drive formatting, disk corruption, missing or deleted partition and more. As one of the best hard drive recovery software available, it consists of several powerful features to increase the user experience.

Recover Any Kind of DataRecovers Data from Missing Partitions
Recover all kinds of data such as emails, documents, videos, audio and photos and more lost due to accidental deletion, corruption etc.Preview the recoverable files in Tree View, File Type, and Deleted List formats and select them to retrieve and save.
Retrieves from All Windows Devices & DrivesRecovers Data from Crashed Windows System
Get back your data from all Windows PCs, Laptops and storage media such as HDD, SSD, USB drives, SD card, Micro SD card, CF card, etc.Create a bootable recovery media to restore your data from the Windows PC that fails to boot, or crashes.
Recovers Data from Encrypted DriveDisk Imaging for Speedy Recovery
Enter the BitLocker decryption key and get your data back lost from any “BitLocker” encrypted hard drive, SSD, or external storage media.Create an image of an entire drive or partitions of the drive and retrieve your data back from hard drives with bad sectors.
Optical Media RecoverySMART Drive Monitoring and Cloning
Restore data from scratched, corrupt or partially burnt optical media like CDs, DVDs, HD DVDs, and Blu-ray discs etc.Track the health, temperature & performance of hard drive to avoid data loss due to impending disk failure.

User-Interface & Functionality

Users may install the software within a few minutes. The user interface is quite simple; the users may easily navigate around the software to explore features and recover data. On the initial dashboard, it is easy to choose the type of data and then folder/location from where the users lost the data. Further, they can proceed to scan and retrieve data. The user may also run the custom scanning process to speed up the recovery procedure.

Performance & Efficiency

As far as the software’s performance and efficiency is concerned, Stellar Data Recovery PRO provides two scan mode- Quick Scan (Speedy scanning) and Deep Scan (highly effective for recovery in tough cases like drive formatting corruption, etc.) A large number of data can be retrieved simultaneously. The users may also have a preview of the recoverable files, which display on the screen after the scanning process before saving them on the desired location.

Plans & Pricing

The Stellar Data Recovery Professional can be downloaded and used by Windows as well as Mac Users. Users may Activate the software for $79.99/year and unlock all the advanced features like Drive monitoring, optical media recovery, bootable recovery drive, and more. Those with the advanced needs may also benefit from one of the three highly advanced subscription-based Stellar Data Recovery Editions including Premium ($99.99 per year), Technician ($199 per year), and Toolkit ($299 per year) plans.

Pros:

  • Retrieves all kinds of data
  • Custom scanning available for specific data recovery
  • ‘Add file’ feature availability, supporting all file formats
  • Restores data from formatted, corrupt, crashed or unbootable system/drives
  • Recovery from partially burnt optical media as well as a hard drive with bad sectors
  • Preview files option for assuring the recovered files before saving
  • Data retrieval from BitLocker encrypted device

Cons:

  • Doesn’t repair corrupt photo, video or audio files
  • Advanced features like RAID recovery, Virtual Drive Creation and Recovery only available with Premium, Technician and Toolkit Editions

Final Verdict

Overall, Stellar Data Recovery Professional is a highly efficient and reliable data recovery tool, packed with advanced features. Users may get their data back from Windows PCs, laptops, and any storage media. Data recovery support is also available for Mac Users. Keeping the software’s simple user-interface, great efficiency, performance, and powerful features into consideration, we can surely give it a thumbs up!

About the author

Hi! My name is Bob Lee and I’m a web developer / technical writer who specializes in developing and reviewing web applications. As an entrepreneur, blogger, developer, and tech enthusiast, I have been in this field for more than 10 years, and have been loving every minute of it.

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