DataNumen Office Repair (formerly Advanced Office Repair)
DataNumen Office Repair, previously known as Advanced Office Repair, is a software utility that can be used in order to retrieve information and repair damaged or corrupted MS Office files with just a few clicks.
Surprise-free installation and clear-cut interface
Since it does not offer to download third-party products, the setup process runs quite smooth and it is over in a jiffy. After completing it, you are met with a clean and minimal interface, which is comprised of multiple windows, several buttons and some panes to display uploaded files.
In addition to that, extensive Help contents are incorporated, thus ensuring that all types of users can find their way around it, without facing any difficulties.
Method of use and available options
This application lets you easily repair damaged MS Access databases, MS Excel worksheets, MS Word documents, MS Outlook data files, and MS Outlook Express DBX and MBX files. These can only be uploaded with the help of a built-in file browser, as the “drag and drop” function is not supported, yet you should know that both single and batch processing are available.
In each of the aforementioned modes a progress bar enables you to approximate the time left until the process is complete. In addition to that, you can set up the tool to open the fixed file when it is finished and convert all pictures to a BMP format (as separate files or not). The output directory can be chosen with ease, while the internal processing buffer size can be adjusted.
Overall, DataNumen Office Repair proves to be a pretty efficient piece of software, yet it is important to keep in mind that it cannot perform miracles, some files being simply beyond repair. The interface is intuitive and we did not come across any errors, hangs or bugs. However, at times, the response time leaves a bit to be desired.