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Top 8 Best Tools for Flash Drive Data Recovery on Windows 10


Recovering files from your Flash Drive is not an easy task until and unless you leverage a reliable flash drive data recovery software. However, the options that we have are innumerable; therefore, the blog highlights top 8 flash drive data recovery software for Windows 10.


The majority of us use Flash drive to store data because they are compact, durable, fits right into our pocket, is easy to carry and use. Nothing is worse than losing data stored on Flash drive, especially when it has not been backed up. Whether you accidentally delete or format your flash drive, is infected by a virus intrusion or is corrupt, you need to leverage a reliable and efficient flash drive data recovery software to safely bring back your data.

Interestingly, lost data can still be recovered via a good flash drive recovery software. That said, these are the top 8 best software for Flash drive data recovery that you can rely upon.

Top 8 best Flash Drive Data Recovery Software

1. Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery – Professional

Figure 1: Illustrates interface of Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery - Professional

With robust functionality and faster scanning options, Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery – Professional is recommended for faster and accurate results. With Quick Scan and Deep Scan, the software provides powerful scanning options to quickly recover your lost data. In addition, with an easy-to-use interface, the software implements easy approach to recover lost data i.e. Scan < Preview < Save. This software works with a myriad of storage devices and supports a wide range of file formats such as NTFS, FAT, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT to name a few.

Its features:
  • Recovers documents, emails, all multimedia files
  • Recovers lost or inaccessible partitions
  • Supports Optical Media Recovery
  • Recovers data from unbootable system
  • Supports RAW Recovery
  • Supported OS: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista & XP

You don’t need technical expertise to operate this flash drive data recovery software.

2. Recuva

Figure 2: Illustrates the interface of Recuva data recovery software

With many advanced options, Recuva is one of the best flash drive data recovery software to restore deleted or lost files. Recuva data recovery offers a greater flexibility as it can retrieve data from deleted or formatted drives and increases the overall chances of successful recovery.

Recuva facilitates two recovery modes: ‘Wizard mode’ and ‘Advanced mode’. Wizard mode explains the basic functionality of how to run it and safely and quickly recover deleted files. Advanced mode is for recovering deleted emails. Recuva supports Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Vista, XP and older Windows versions like NT, 2000, and ME.

Its features:
  • Wizard and Advanced recovery mode
  • Superior file recovery
  • Recovers from damaged disk
  • Automatic updates

3. Wise Data Recovery


Figure 3: Illustrates interface of Wise data recovery software

Wise Data Recovery is a free and efficient data recovery software to recover your lost data. It supports a wide range of devices such as USB drive, Flash drive, internal/external hard drive, mobile phones, MP3 player, digital camera and other storage devices. Wise Data Recovery not only scans the storage media for deleted files but it shows the possibility of recovering those files.

With portable version of Wise Data Recovery, you can easily retrieve deleted and lost data from your system or storage devices without having to install it on the hard disk. Further, you can download it on another system and can run it on another system as well. The software is compatible with Windows XP and up versions.

4. Wondershare Data Recovery

Figure 4: Illustrates the interface of Wondershare data recovery software

Wondershare is a powerful and comprehensive data recovery software to efficiently retrieve deleted and lost files from flash drives. It supports multiple file formats including archives, photos, audio, videos and emails. The software facilitates four main data recovery modes: ‘Wizard Mode Recovery’, ‘Lost File Recovery’, ‘Partition Recovery’ and ‘Raw Recovery’ to make the recovery process smooth and efficient. Wondershare is available as a free trial but with limited functionality.

Its features:
  • Facilitates different recovery mode
  • Facilitates to resume previous recover session
  • Supports all file systems
  • Supports Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP

5. Undelete 360

Figure 5: Illustrates the interface of Undelete 360 data recovery software

If you have deleted data from your flash drive, then Undelete 360 recovers them all. It is one of the best flash drive data recovery software for recovering deleted files from your system and flash drives. With powerful scanning algorithm, the software thoroughly searches and recovers lost files. Further, the software supports both folder recovery and file recovery.

Its features:
  • Recovers data on Windows network shares
  • Recovers files when deleted from the command line
  • Supports all storage media
  • Recovers data from all disk errors

6. Remo Recovery


Figure 6: Illustrates the interface of Remo Recovery

Another great software to recover data from flash drives. Remo Recover is equipped with advanced built-in algorithm that scans and restores more than 300 file types. The software is efficient to recover data from SD cards, SDHC, MMC, and other memory cards. Further, it is compatible with all the major hard drives manufacturers such as SATA, IDE, SAS, SCSI, and SSD.

Its features:
  • Recovers files that exceed Recycle bin size
  • Option to create disk images
  • Supports multiple file systems
  • Offers free evaluation copy
  • Packed with strong recovery modules

7. iCare Data Recovery

Figure 7: Illustrates interface of iCare data recovery software

iCare Data Recovery recovers data from all types of storage media such as hard drive, USB, Flash drives. It is easy to use and has advanced features to smoothly retrieve deleted or lost data. The flash drive data recovery software retrieves deleted files such as documents, photos, mp4, mp3 music files, presentations, and emails.

iCare Data Recovery is a read-only software and doesn’t change data. The software is compatible with Windows 10 and supports GPT disk.

8. Disk Drill

Figure 8: Illustrates the interface of Disk Drill

With simple and intuitive user-interface, Disk Drill is an excellent tool to recover files from flash drives. This flash drive data recovery software is equipped with powerful and advanced features including Undeleted Protected Data, Deep Scan, Quick Scan, Universal partition search option to name a few. Further, the software allows you to pause the scanning process in between to resume it later. Disk Drill is capable enough to restore files lost due to abrupt power failure, virus intrusion, damaged partition etc. You can make invisible copies of deleted files using its Recovery Vault feature; thereby, protecting your files from accidental deletions.

Its features:
  • Powered by strong data recovery algorithm
  • Quick Scan and Deep Scan
  • Equipped with Recovery Vault feature
  • Recovers upto 100 MB for free
  • Compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP

To Sum Up

These are the top 8 best Flash Drive Data Recovery Software for Windows 10. It’s true that there are several other data recovery tools that can recover your data from flash drive but based on functionality, features, ease of usage, and technical aspects, the above-mentioned tools are worth your time.

Author Bio: Data recovery expert at Stellar Data Recovery, recovering data since 1993. Playing around with hard drives, Windows OS issues and suggesting fixes is among the major activities I love. Share my knowledge and expertise over different media channels from time to time or as soon as find a new one.

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