Available as a free to use software application, Recuva is a recovery utility that is intended to help users secure or recover their lost or misplaced files. Supported on various Windows platforms such as Windows 2000, 7, XP, and Vista versions, this tool offers a wizard to help users implement the recovery process. To recover your files, you need to select the drive in which the file was stored. If you have a better picture with regards to its location, you can select a file path including details such as whether it was an image, audio, video, document, or compressed file. The tool scans the drive for the file, based on the specifications, and offers a list of deleted files.