SQL Data Recovery Tool to Repair Corrupt SQL Database [Review]

SQL Server is a relational database, which stores the information that can be regained by the application when required. However, similar to other databases, database of SQL server is also prone to corruption that results in inaccessibility of data residing within database. Now, the question arises how to repair corrupt SQL database? One such solution to overcome from this situation is to use the third party utility, i.e. SQL Data Recovery Tool, which retrieves the inaccessible SQL database. This review discusses about the same based on the performed software testing.

SQL Data Recovery Tool


Introduction to SQL Data Recovery Tool

The tool helps to repair corrupt SQL database (MDF and NDF file) and export it into SQL Server database. It recovers both primary as well as secondary database in exact form. It is designed in a way that previews all the scanned database items. It automatically detects the SQL Server edition of MDF and NDF file.

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Developer SysTools Group
Functions Recovers server database
Current version 6.2.1
Size 6.4 MB

Versions of SQL Data Recovery Tool

The tool is available in two versions, i.e. Demo and Licensed. User can choose any edition accordingly.

1. Demo Edition
The Demo edition is fully free to use by simply downloading it from the company’s official website. As it is a free version, so it has some limitations that it allows users to preview all the recovered components but cannot save and export them.

2. Licensed Edition
It is a paid version of the tool, which can be purchased from the official site of the organization. It permits users to recover, store as well as export them into SQL Server Database.

Needed Features of SQL Data Recovery Tool

The tool recovers the corrupt MDF and NDF file and export them to server database. There are some of the features of the tool as mentioned:

1.  Auto detects Server Edition

The utility is programmed in such a way to detect SQL Server edition of MDF file. However, it is recommended to check the suitable SQL Server edition manually in case if user is well alert of edition of SQL Server.

Auto detects Server Edition

2.  Previews all Data items

Software previews all scanned and recovered database items such as column, keys, indexes, triggers, tables, procedures, and functions with item count. It makes easier for users to confirm if the resultant contents are similar to original data.

Previews all Data items

3. Supports all Windows Versions

The tool supports all Windows based Operating system to perform the operation. It is compatible with all edition of Windows such as Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, etc. It also supports both 32 as well as 64-bit edition of Windows.

4. Export SQL Selective Files

SQL Data Recovery tool exports the selective data items from NDF and MDF file and store it. It helps to save users to save time and effort as user gets the desired data after performing the operation of recovery.

Export SQL Selective Files

5.  Perform Quick & Advance Scan

The application is designed in way that it provides two modes of scanning of data before performing the operation. Quick scan option is for normal database corruption and Advance mode is for file corruption of server database.

 Perform Quick & Advance Scan

6. Supports Advance Data Type

SQL Data Recovery Tool supports the advance data type to perform the recovery of database. It includes Datetime2, sql_variant, hierarchyid, geography data types, datetimeoffset. It also supports ASCII and Unicode XML data types.


Software provides many useful features for users to perform the recovery of MDF and NDF file. The software supports all Windows editions as well as ASCII and Unicode XML datatype. However, the application does not allow bulk recovery of MDF file.


Considering the performance of the application, SQL Database Recovery tool can be rated as 9.5/10. Although the software fails to perform the bulk recovery of MDF files. However, it efficiently recovers highly corrupted files. In addition, its intuitive and simple interface is very useful for users to repair corrupt SQL database. To sum it all up my recommendation for all users is that this application is definitely worth trying.


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