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Best Free CD Recovery Utility

Leo Lin

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CD, short for compact disk, is a common type of digital media storage format. While many people are storing home movies, video recordings and etc on optical CD disks, the data loss happened on CD is also a common thing. Usually, people may lose important movies, music and etc from optical disks due to physical scratch or other damages. If you have precious files stored on a scratched CD disk, you will be unable to access these files.

So how can you deal with this kind of data loss? While some friends don't want to pay a large sum on purchasing a data recovery utility, we collected two 100% safe and free tools for you guys to recover lost files from CD disks. Just take seconds to see what are these free CD recovery tools.

Two Free CD Recovery Programs for Any User

With use of free CD file recovery software, users can easily insert CD disk into a computer and then restore the lost files from scratched, unreadable and damaged CD disks for free.

1. CD Recovery Toolbox
Once your disks have been damaged by accidence, you may feel rather worry about it. Comparing with search CD recovery guides, it's better and more effective to choose a right CD recovery tool firstly. So don't waste your time on money on paid tools, free CD Recovery Toolbox will be your first choice.
Download: different from other free tools, the CD Recovery Toolbox is absolutely free for anyone to use. It is a stand-alone utility that you can download it freely at or Personally, I think it's more safe to download programs from notable download sites.
Brief Review: the freeware is specially designed for users to recover lost files from damaged or corrupted disks, such as CD, DVD, HD DVD and other optical disks. What's more, anyone can use CD Recovery Toolbox to retrieve lost files as its wizard is specially designed for both beginners and experienced ones. The content recoverable is depending on the degree of damage. The scanning time depends on the files you stored on the disk. Overall, the free CD Recovery Toolbox is a free utility that you can rely on to get lost files back from damaged disks.

2. CDCheck
This freeware is a decent alternative to CD Recovery Toolbox. Once you have important files corrupted or inaccessible on a CD disk, the free utility would be very helpful for you. It's 100% free and safe for your computer.
Download: virus is a common data loss cause, so we'd better take care of every download or attachment. To download CDCheck for CD recovery, you can directly go to to search with CDCheck, or go to its official site to download the program.
Brief Review: this freeware is capable of recovering files from most of the CD and DVD disks. If the scanned files are ok and in good quality, you will be replied quickly in just a few minutes. If there are a large quantity of files saved on the disks, it will naturally take more time on file scanning process. If some parts of a file is overwritten or unrecoverable, the freeware will also recover the rest segments for you. By using this free software, you can recover lost videos, audios and etc from disks.

If you need a powerful and professional tool for restoring deleted videos from DVD, CD or etc, you can take a try of Kvisoft Data Recovery .


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