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Meet the Recovery Toolbox for Project, a program that restores Microsoft Project files

Recovery Toolbox for Project program was developed to recover corrupted Microsoft Project files

THE Recovery Toolbox for Project software that helps you recover corrupted files from Microsoft Project. The program helps to correct data files in the format .mpp, created by Microsoft software.

This repair tool has a free demo version, but it pays, and it may be necessary in situations such as power failures, hardware problems, virus attacks, in short, any situation that causes Microsoft Project files to be corrupted and you need to get them back.

The recovery program runs on Windows versions ranging from 98 to 10. Another requirement for the software to work is to have Microsoft Project installed.

How Recovery Toolbox for Project works

The program's interface is based on the concept of a multi-step recovery wizard.

The free version of Recovery Toolbox for Project allows you to recover an MPP file. Unlimited use of the full version of the program costs USD27.

To recover the corrupted file from Microsoft Project, just follow these steps:

  1. Select the damaged file (*.mpp) of Microsoft Project;
Recovery Toolbox for Project screenshot
  1. Click on the “Analyze” button and see on the Preview page the project tasks that can be restored;
Recovery Toolbox for Project screenshot
  1. Click the “Start Recovery” button to restore the file.
Recovery Toolbox for Project screenshot

After selecting the corrupted file and clicking "Analyze", the recovery software displays all records related to the Microsoft Project file that can be recovered. According to the official recovery software website, it is not possible to restore .mpp files that are password protected.

Watch a video below showing the step-by-step of recovering files:

After the .mpp files are restored, it is possible to export the data to a new project. In this way, everything that was recovered was transferred to a new Microsoft Project file. This, however, is only possible in the full (and paid) version of Recovery Toolbox for Project.

The software also includes a Microsoft Project file viewer embedded in its interface. So you can see the file contents – both damaged and standard – of the Microsoft program. This feature does not require that you have Microsoft Project or Office installed. And this viewer is present in both the free version of Recovery Toolbox for Project as in the paid version.

In addition to this viewer, the recovery program brings a preview of Microsoft Project tasks in the form of a table. This preview displays all the properties of the tasks present in the Microsoft program files.

Check below the list of resources present in the program Recovery Toolbox for Project:

  • Support for files of all versions of Microsoft Project;
  • Export the recovered data directly to Microsoft Project;
  • User-friendly interface;
  • Compatible and successfully tested on Windows 98, NT 4.0, 2000, Me, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10;
  • Interface located in 14 of the main world languages.

Online MPP file recovery service

Recovery Toolbox for Project screenshot

THE Recovery Toolbox for Project it also offers an online MPP file recovery service. The functionality of the service is basically the same as the program and can be requested from any device, whether with Windows, macOS, Android or iOS.

The service costs 10 dollars and to use it just perform the following steps:

  • Access the online service page;
  • Select the corrupted file;
  • Inform your email;
  • Introduce the captcha;
  • Click Next;
  • Wait for data recovery to complete;
  • Download the recovered file.

You do not need to pay in advance for the service. In addition, you can see a detailed preview of all the tasks that the service managed to recover before transferring the money. And if you are having trouble recovering files from other programs like Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel or PDF, these guides will help you.

Source: Recovery Toolbox for Project