"Easy Office Recovery is a software application for Microsoft Office recovery of any version, starting from Office 95. The program works with deleted and damaged Office files, restoring as much data as possible. The files and their contents can be previewed before the recovery. The program restores Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook files.
Unicode is fully supported and the original formatting of the document is fully preserved whenever possible.
Purchase a personal license (including updates and technical support) at 70% discount"This is actually an excellent program surpassing most commercial ones, even though the interface is not very fancy. It beats out or equals my programs most often too.