File Recovery Software is advanced file repair software to recover and repair corrupt .zip files. Using Recover Data for Zip File Recovery Software you can recover and restore all the files and folders from corrupted compressed .zip files.
Pros: Recover Data for Zip effectively recovers and restores the images, pictures, music files, email mailbox files, document files etc from corrupt .zip file(s). Damage may happen to zip files for any of several reasons that include CRC errors, not a valid archive, bad sector in hard disk, corruption due to virus, improper shutdown and broken or incomplete downloads. The recovery application can handle any of these corruption scenarios. Apparently the developers have used advanced recovery techniques for recovery. Advanced Zip File Recovery Software recovers, salvage and retrieves files & folders including images, document files, music files, pictures etc from corrupt or damaged .zip archives created using WinZip, WinRAR and any other compression utility archives. Repair/recovery can be done in a batch and the utility is compatible with Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Operating System.
User interface is simple & straightforward. There’s practically no learning required, nor is any technical skill called for on the part of the user. First create a list of filed to be repaired/ recovered. Adding/deleting and browsing to help in that are provided. Then there’s the choice between quick repair and advanced repair.
Cons: There’s a large number of unique situation that can cause corruption to the files created by the compression utilities. It is difficult to say under what combination of conditions recovery may not be proper.
Overall: Nice and a simple wizard for a useful function, particularly if one does a lot of downloads. Many of those situations mentioned do happen quite often. This application does the job and is rated at 4 stars.