This tool facilitates precise data recovery with its advanced features and useful options.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
Recovering files from VMDK container is quite simple with the help of VMDK Recovery software. It accesses the VMDK recovery, scans it, and retrieves all the corrupt files from it. To save yourself from scanning multiple times, you can save a snapshot and use it later. Here are the simple steps you need to follow for VMDK Recovery.
50 MB of disk space
128 MB Minimum
Intel® Pentium Processor compatible (x86, x64) or equivalent
Windows 365, 11, 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
There are many third-party data recovery tools available that specialize in VMDK recovery. These tools can scan the VMDK file and recover lost or inaccessible data. But I have used the Kernel VMDK Recovery tool to recover my deleted data from VMDK files.