Free Microsoft Word Recovery Software

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Mistakenly deleting an important Microsoft Word doc can be really frustrating especially it contains the essay you’re going to submit. Suddenly, you must be in the depth of misery, seemingly the Word doc gone permanently. You need to take a breath and download the free Word file recovery software to get the deleted Word doc back as soon as possible.

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Easy Data Recovery software for Word Documents Free to Use

The iBeesoft Microsoft Word Data Recovery Software is a free word file recovery tool and 100% safe to help you recover deleted Microsoft Word documents on your computer and hard drives for free.

You will get the best scanning result since the data recovery software for word document free program has the algorithms to scan, gather and match the fragment of Word docs. The Word document recovery app also offers the flexibility of pausing the scan when your Word docs have been restored without requiring the process to complete. You can stop the process at any time, preview the results and even find the selected Word docs.

More than Microsoft Documents Data Recovery,
Full Word Docs Recovery

Free Word Data Recovery software supports various formats of Word documents. That means you never need to worry about the incompatibility issue. Here are some formats that the Word file recovery freeware supports.

Supports Word Documents Lost from Various Scenarios

Different things can cause data loss on your computer and other devices. Microsoft Word Data Recovery application is developed to free restore documents on your computer and other devices caused by different scenarios.

Free Recover Word Documents from Anywhere They Were
Lost From (2000+ Devices)

The Microsoft Word file recovery software supports file recovery on 2000+ types of storage devices. From SD cards to microSD and SDHC cards. Here are some devices that the iBeesoft data recovery tool supports:

How to use the Word File Recovery Freeware

The Word data recovery software is free to download and use. You do not need any special skills to retrieve lost .docx, .doc, and more files with the tool. It is virus-free, so you do not have to worry that it will introduce malware or virus into your device. It is also highly effective and can restore all lost data seamlessly. Here are the three simple steps to use the free Word Document recovery software.

Step 1. Download and Install Free Word File Recovery Software

You can click the DOWNLOAD button to download the installation of the Word doc data recovery freeware directly. After then, install it on your Windows PC. It’s fully compatible with all the Windows OS, including Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

Step 2. Target File Types to Recover

Launch the free Word Documents recovery software. If you only want to get back deleted or lost Word docs, you should target the file types before getting down to the process of data recovery. Click "Go to Settings" and you will see the file types supported to recover. Deselect others except "Documents" and "Confirm" it.

Step 3. Select Hard Drive to Scan

Do you see the drive list? It contains all the computer's internal disks and connected external hard drives. Hover over the drive list and click "Scan" beside the drive where you have lost Word docs. And it will begin to scan the hard disk, looking for deleted Word docs. If you’ve deleted Word docs from a USB flash drive or any external hard drive, remember to connect it beforehand.

Step 4. Preview Found Word docs

During the scanning process, the free Word file data recovery software will scan for deleted Word docs first. After that, it will continue the scanning for missing and hidden Word documents. You can stop the scanning process whenever you like. Next, go to the directory, click to open the found Word documents, previewing the content.

Step 5. Recover Lost/Deleted Word Docs for Free

If there is no problem with the preview Word docs, you can select them and click "Recover" to save them on your computer. Please note that some found Word documents are in names you’re not familiar with. Actually, if there is any file property lost after deletion, the name for a Word doc might be modified. To prevent any data loss, you can resume all the word documents on your computer. After then, view them to pick up the needed ones.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for Word File Recovery Free

Q: How can I recover a Word document for free?

A: You need a free Word file recovery tool to perform the task. We recommend the iBeesoft Free Data Recovery tool for the task. It is effective and is compatible with various devices and file types. Simply download it from the official iBeesoft website and install it on your device. After the installation, follow the simple steps below to recover a Word document for free:

  1. Download and Launch the freeware
  2. Click "go to setting" to select the lost file type that you want to restore
  3. Click the "Scan" button to scan your PC and other storage devices.
  4. Preview the scanned files and select the target files.
  5. Click on "Recover" to save the Word document on your computer.

Q: How can I open a corrupt Word document online for free?

A: It is impossible to open a corrupt Word document online for free with the free tool because it only works for offline recovery purposes. Instead of uploading your document online, you can simply use the best free data recovery software for Mac or Windows to scan, preview, and recover it without any stress. It does not even require that you have an internet connection.

Q: Where can I find deleted Word documents?

It depends. The first destination must be the recycle bin. All the deleted files will be sent there in the first place. However, if you don’t see them, they might be deleted permanently, namely logically inaccessible, and invisible. In this case, only with the data recovery software, the deleted Word documents will be displayed for you to view.

Q: Is it possible to repair multiple word files at one with this free Word file recovery tool?

Yes, the Word documents recovery freeware will scan, collect, and repair all the corrupted Word files during the scanning process. Once it is finished with the scan and repair, then you can select Word docs in bulk to save them on your computer.

Q: When I open a recovered file by other software, I got the message "the file is corrupted and cannot be opened". Can this Word doc repair tool fix it?

When you get the message "the file is corrupted and cannot be opened", it means the recovered file is corrupted and the previous software you’ve used is not working to fix corruption. You can try the above-mentioned Word doc repair tool to fix it.

Q: How do I recover a WPS document?

If you have signed in with your WPS account and enabled file roaming, then you can see the WPS documents in the cloud. If you only saved the WPS locally and deleted them, then you must try Word File recovery software to get it back. For details, please check WPS file recovery.

Q: How do I recover a file in LibreOffice?

3 ways for LibreOffice Word doc recovery are available. One is making use of Auto Recovery, the next one is LibreOffice backup and the last option is using the Word File recovery software introduced to retrieve a deleted LibreOffice file.

Q: How do I recover a lost word document on a Mac?

You can first try Time Machine backup to restore the lost Word document on Mac. If no backup file is available, then try the Word File Recovery software corresponding version for macOS, iBeesoft Mac Data Recovery, to recover lost Word documents on Mac.

  1. Download and install Mac data recovery software.
  2. Launch the Word data recovery software for Mac and click "Start".
  3. Select the disk where the Word document was lost and click "Scan".
  4. Preview the found Word documents and target the one you need. Select it and click "Recover" to save it on Mac.

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