David Wardle, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / September 21, 2012
Excel files can include rather large amounts of data which is very important for you. Therefore, losing the access to them due to corruption can be a really annoying thing. These applications are created to attempt to recover data from your damaged Excel files. Hopefully one of them will prove to be your savior.
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These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:
This is an easy-to-use program for recovering damaged MS Excel files. You only need to select the file you want to recover and the program will do the rest, showing the recoverable data on the screen. An important disadvantage is that the program has not been updated in a while, but it is compatible with the .xlsx extension, which is used in the latest Office versions.
Microsoft Excel 2000-2007 add-on helps you to find and fix broken links in Excel linked files. Program key functions: search for documents with the broken links, fixing broken links, work with files stored on web-sites and SharePoint servers.
Repair Excel File Free is a program that will let you know if Recovery Toolbox for Excel will be able to repair your Excel spreadsheets. This program WILL NOT let you repair any corrupted Excel file, but will show you the information that you will be able to recover by buying and using the complete program.
Quick Recovery for MS Excel is able to fix corrupt Excel files. The software has the tools needed to complete all file repair tasks. The program will automatically analyze the Excel files with .xls format and quickly identify the problems. The software is effective in recovering and repairing Excel files because it was developed by experts that know and understand what they are doing.
FileInternals Excel Recovery provides unique recovery algorithms that are optimized to recover Excel spreadsheets with maximum efficiency. If a valuable file is erased, the hard drive is formatted or the file system is corrupted, you can still get your spreadsheets back.
Effective document recovery tool for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and many other popular formats. MAPILab File Recovery can recover documents lost due to computer crashes, accidental deletion - even if the Recycle Bin has been emptied.
ExcelRecovery fixes corrupted Microsoft Excel spreadsheet files. Supports all modern file versions (Excel XP, Excel 2000, Excel 97, Excel 95 and Excel 5.0). Fixes password-protected files. Available for Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME.
A useful, intuitive program for fixing and correcting errors in MS Office without affecting the functionality of the suite. Also, the program lets you manage all the Office add-ins directly from its interface, and change the default folders of each orogram, or of all the suite. You can evaluate a fully functional trial version during 30 days.
Office CleanUP 2008 is a software that repairs Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, Visio, Infopath and OneNote. The program has a very modern and professional user interface and an easy-to-use wizard. It offers the ability to import/export all your applications' settings very easily as well.
PC Fixer is a system care utility for your PC that maintains your PC for best performance and tweaks your operating system for fast processing. You can fix all the problems related to Firefox, Excel, Explorer, Internet Explorer, Media Player, Security, Networking, Performance, Startup, Services and Word in single click.
As its name suggests, this application attempts to fix broken Excel files that can no longer be opened. It will try to repair damaged Excel spreadsheets regardless of the reason why they got corrupted and regardless of what error is being displayed when you try to open them ("Unable to read file", "The document is corrupt and cannot be opened ...", etc.).
Advanced Excel Repair is a powerful tool to repair corrupt Excel xls and xlw files. It can scan the corrupt Excel files and recover your data in them as much as possible, so to minimize the loss in file corruption.
R-Excel Demo is a powerful and handy application that enables you to recover damaged or lost Microsoft Excel files in just a few minutes. Thanks to its new technology IntelligentRebuild, the program has the ability to easily reconstruct damaged *.xls files and restore deleted Excel sheets in a snap.
Extract text from a bad MS Excel file. This program does not allow you to recreate or repair an Excel file to its original state but does allow you save original content to a text file.
Excel Repair Toolbox is a program that enables you to repair corrupted Excel files. You can repair table styles, the number format of cells (with the exception of color used in number formats), worksheets, column width and row heights. The program has support for corrupted XLS, XLT, XLSX, XLSM, XLTM, XLTX and XLAM files.