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Salient Features

This tool facilitates precise data recovery with its advanced features and useful options.

Flawless VMDK File Recovery

Flawless VMDK File Recovery Kernel VMDK Recovery tool supports the recovery of all types of VMDK files, including those of VMware Workstation and VirtualBox. So, you can recover the entire data (media files, emails, documents, database files, etc.).

Built-in ‘Find’ Option

Built-in ‘Find’ Option After retrieving the VMDK file content, the tool displays it in a tree structure. If you want to search for a specific file type, you can use the ‘Find’ option of the tool. It searches the VMDK file and lists all the files of the specified type or pattern.

Advanced Scan of Partitions

Advanced Scan of Partitions The tool integrates an advanced scanning facility with two scanning options - Existing partition info or Search partition. After the scan, it can retrieve files of single/split modes. It also recovers all file types/subfile types like sparse and flat.

Preview Feature to View Recovered Data

Preview Feature to View Recovered Data The preview feature of the tool lets you see the content of the VMDK file before saving it. You can select any folder in the VMDK file and see its files on the preview pane.

Save Data Anywhere

Save Data Anywhere After recovering the data, you can choose to save data at the desired location on your system. There is also an option to create a new folder at any specified location. After saving the data, the software will display a confirmation message too.

Snapshot Feature

Snapshot Feature The tool has a unique snapshot feature that lets you save the scanning procedure. Later you can reload the saved snapshot to continue the recovery process. This feature eliminates the need for rerunning the recovery process.

Customizable Settings

Customizable Settings The tool allows you to specify the number of sectors to be read on a single scan. Also, You can rename, skip, overwrite, include, or exclude duplicate/deleted files at the time of VMDK recovery.

Wide Compatibility

Wide Compatibility This VMDK Recovery tool works on all Windows OS versions, supports VMDK files from all Virtual Machines, including VMware Workstation and VirtualBox. It supports all Windows subfile types (sparse or flat) and file types. Also, it supports files split/single modes.

Kernel VMDK recovery tool recovers data from a corrupt VMDK file in a few simple steps –
  1. Run the software, select the corrupt VMDK file, and click the Recover button
  2. Select the Virtual Hard Disk and click Next
  3. Select the Partition Type among – “Use existing partition info” and “Search Partition.” Then click OK
  4. Select the required partition and click Scan
  5. Select a File System on the left pane and then click Next
  6. The files get listed for preview. Select any number of files and click Recover
  7. Provide the destination folder where you want to save the file and click OK. After saving all the data, the tool will display a confirmation message
There are multiple platforms which support VMDK files –
VMware Workstation, Workstation player, Fusion, ESX, ESXi, QEMU, SUSE Studio, Norton Ghost, VirtualBox, Parallels Desktop for Mac
The common VMDK file errors are –
  • Failed to power on. A file was not found
  • Unable to find file
  • The system cannot find the file specified
Yes, upon selection of each specific file a detailed preview will be shown on-screen.
Yes. You can save up to 250 MB of the recovered VMDK file data using the trial version of the software.
All file(s) restored will be as explicit & original as they as were before, VMDK Recovery tool maintains the file structure & hierarchy.
The software does not have any size limitation for VMDK file. You can select VMDK files of any size.
Yes, Kernel Recovery tools are extensively compatible with Windows ecosystem, we accumulate our Recovery tools with recurring updates.
Upon successful purchase, Product activation credentials will be delivered shortly via registered email to the customer.

ProcessorIntel® Pentium Processor compatible (x86, x64) or equivalent

Operating SystemWindows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 98, NT, 95 (FAT 16, FAT 32, NTFS, NTFS5)
Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2003 R2, 2003

Memory + Hard Disk 128 MB Minimum
Minimum 50 MB of disk space

Home License Permits home users to use the software on single system

Corporate LicenseFor multiple machines within one organization at single location

Technician License For service providers to use for multiple organizations

Electronic Yes


User Reviews

Kernel VMDK Recovery

(4.8 / 5) 542 Reviews

My personal experience with this software is very good. It worked for me very well. I would like to give it full marks. Highly recommended!


It is a very effective and affordable software for VMDK recovery with outstanding support. You must try it if required. Thanks!


The user interface of this software is very friendly and powerful. It is easy to use for non-tech users also.

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