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Excel File Repair

SecureRecovery® for Excel repairs corrupt and damaged .xlsx or .xls files

This tool is designed to recover:

  • Text, Numbers and Formulas
  • Formulas With External Links to Files, Workbooks and Pages
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Merged Cells
  • Comments
  • Frozen Rows and Columns
  • Embedded Images
  • Multi-Sheet File Structures
  • Sheet Names
  • Embedded and Non-Embedded Charts
  • Filters and Their Settings
  • Password Protected Files (Requires Password)
  • Hyperlinks

Take advantage of our risk-free "try before you buy" options. When you're satisfied with the repaired results, you can proceed to purchase.

No data to recover detected in your damaged file?  In some cases it is possible to retrieve data only manually by our technical team. Request a file review
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Repair Excel File

These days the Microsoft® Excel textual processor is the most widespread tool for creation any types of spreadsheets, including corporate spreadsheets. Utilizing SecureRecovery® to repair excel files can help avoid the costly loss of critical data when you need it most.

Our excel file recovery tool scans, analyzes the corrupted file and attempts to fix corrupt excel files by exporting all available data into a new spreadsheet. Recovery for Excel repairs text, numbers and formulas, merged cells, comments, frozen rows and columns, embedded images, filter settings, sheet names, images, hyperlinks and other similar attributes. However, in cases of severe damage or corruption some data loss is inevitable.

Using the excel repair software is a non-destructive operation, meaning this tool only analyzes the damaged file and does not change the original data.

Excel Corrupt File Recovery

At first a very important point is to define whether your receiving errors opening excel file or your excel file is corrupted. A excel file is corrupted when it has inconsistencies that make it impossible to open it with Microsoft Excel. If while trying to open your .xls, .xlsx or .xla file you got an error message or the application crashed or the file could open as a mix of random characters, all these are typical symptoms of your excel file corruption.

The good news is that in most cases a half of corrupted excel files aren't lost completely. And our excel repair tool is created to fix and restore the remaining non-corrupted data from damaged xls, xlsx or xla files. You will get your data back and will be able to open it with Microsoft Excel without any errors.

How to Repair Corrupted Excel File For Free

SecureRecovery® includes a Demo Excel File Recovery Tool that can evaluate the viability of file repair before committing to the full file repair operation. Using the Demo Tool produces either of two common results:

  • A limited amount of actual data will be fixed from the damaged excel file. Other fixed data will be presented as placeholders labeled "demo";
  • The excel recovery tool analysis will find the document impossible to fix. "No data to recover" message will be shown in that case. In this instance you can contact our team for a manual review.

SecureRecovery® for Excel offers quick and effective recovery for files from all modern versions of the application. The latest version of SecureRecovery® for Excel, includes a set of helpful new features, including:

  • A New, User-Friendly Interface With Multiple Recovery Options
  • Support for Excel 2021, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002, 2000, 97, 95, and 6.0 for Windows, as well as Excel 16.77 for Mac.

In addition, SecureRecovery® for Excel includes full support for a wide variety of formats and operations:

  • MS Excel Formulas and Shared Formulas
  • MS Excel Password Protected Files
  • Output Format of .xlsx or .xls
  • Far East Code Pages
  • Install/Uninstall Operations

Microsoft® Excel spreadsheets can be damaged or corrupted just like any file, but often with more catastrophic results. If you are facing the prospect of data loss due to damaged Excel files, SecureRecovery® for Excel can help. This powerful recovery utility scans, analyzes and recovers information stored in spreadsheets, returning your data to full functionality.

Using SecureRecovery® to repair corrupted excel files

  • Backup the corrupted spreadsheet(s) before proceeding with any recovery activities. Use reliable non-local media such as Removable Flash Drive, external drive or network drive to store backups.
  • Start the excel file repair tool.
  • Select the Recover... item in the File menu. A file selection dialog will open.
  • Select the spreadsheet corrupted and press "Recover" button.
  • Wait until the repair excel file process is completed.
  • When prompted, save the recovered spreadsheet, assigning it a new name. By default, xls repair adds "Recovered" to the file name, i.e. "Corrupted spreadsheet.XLS" will be saved as "Recovered Corrupted spreadsheet.XLS"


SecureRecovery® for Excel is a powerful utility, but if files are exteremely damaged there may be some data that cannot be restored:

  • Visual Basic Modules or Drawings
  • Names of Cells
  • Items Filtered Out by MS Excel

Limit Costly Data Loss With SecureRecovery® for Excel

If your .xls, .xlsx or .xla file opens as a string of random characters, it is likely that you are confronting a corrupted spreadsheet. Other corrupted files might crash the application, or generate error messages indicating damage. When faced with this potentially devastating scenario, order a copy of SecureRecovery® for Excel to fix damaged excel files.

System Requirements

Virtually any Windows machine that runs MS Excel is appropriate for use with SecureRecovery for Excel. Requirements include:

  • Operating System: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 2003 Server and 2008 Server
  • Versions of Windows Not Supported: 95, 98, and ME
  • RAM: 256-1024 MB (Larger Files and Greater Corruption Require More RAM)
  • Hard Disk: Minimum of 10 MB Free Space
  • Display: 640 x 480 or Higher Resolution, 256 Colors

Standard License - Intended for small businesses and/or individuals.

  • One installation of the product.
  • Use for servicing an internal domain of up to 50 computers.

To have more than one installation or service a larger domain, an appropriate number of additional licenses must be purchased.

Standard license limitations:

  • The product may not be used while rendering services to third parties.

Business License - Intended for small or medium businesses.

  • Three installations of the product.
  • Use for servicing an internal domain of up to 150 computers.

To have more than three installations or service a larger domain, an appropriate number of additional licenses must be purchased.

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Need Online File Repair?

As an alternative to downloadable utility, you can get instant results with our breakthrough online file repair. With no software to download and install it's easier and faster than ever.

Repair your corrupt files by uploading them to our cloud-based platform. After upload, processing typically takes from a few seconds to a minute, after which the user is offered free and paid options for downloading the results of the recovery.

Dozens of file formats are supported, including Microsoft Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, Access databases, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, BMP, PNG and RAW images.

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Our data repair experts can solve the most difficult data corruption situations. Corrupted files are taken apart bit by bit, and recoverable data is reconstructed into a new file.

To learn more please submit this form and one of our technicians will contact you to go over the process.

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