What is a Text Recovery Converter?

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Text Recovery Converter is a super useful feature that may just save your skin when disaster strikes. In this article, we will take a deep to learn how and where to use a Text Recovery converter to salvage important texts from damaged documents.

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Text Recovery Converter is an inbuilt tool with Microsoft Word. It is designed to help users repair and open damaged Word files. It scans your Word document to retrieve all the readable parts and opens your Word file.

The text recovery converter is not exclusive to Word documents, can work on other file formats, and can be used on both Windows and MacOS.

When do I use the Text Recovery Converter?

Text Recovery Converter is used to extract the text data from a file. It comes in handy when you are unable to access or open a damaged file. If your file is damaged or corrupt you may be presented with an error message such as “the file is corrupt and cannot be opened”. In such cases, recovering the text data may just be enough to help you recreate the document or find relevant information that you are looking for.

How to Use Word Text Recovery Converter to Repair Damaged Files?

The Text Recovery converter tool can be described as a feature that you can use on many types of files including but not limited to Word documents, excel sheets, and more!

  • Open Microsoft Word on your PC.
  • Click on File, located in the top left corner, and open the File menu.
access-file-menu to use text recovery converter
  • Access the Open Tab and click on Browse.
  • Click on All Word documents and select the Recover Text from Any File option.
  • Now select the damaged file that you wish to view and click on Open.

Please note that the Text Recovery Converter can only recover your data in the text format. To recover or save tables, graphs, charts, and images, you would have to use a professional file repair tool such as Remo Repair Word.

CriteriaRecover Text ConverterRemo Repair Word
Restoration CapabilitiesText onlyText, graphs, charts, and more.
Repair effectivenessThe Text Recovery Converter can only salvage text data from files with light damageRemo Repair Word can repair and Restore data from heavily corrupted Word files in most cases.

How to Use a Professional Repair Tool to Repair Damaged Files?

Remo Repair Word is a free repair tool that uses advanced algorithms to repair your damaged or corrupted Word documents and restore all texts, images, and everything in between. You can use the free tool today by following the simple steps mentioned below-

  • Use the Browse option to select the damaged Word file.
  • Click on Repair to begin the Repair process.
  • After the Repair process is complete, use the Browse option to select a save location and click on Save.

To Conclude

The best thing about the Text Recovery converter is that it can be used on different types of files, especially within the Microsoft Office Suite. I hope that this article was able to help you gain a better understanding of the tool and how it helps recover text data from damaged files such as Excel sheets, damaged Word docs, corrupted PDF files, and so on. If you have any further queries or suggestions please do let me know!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Remo File Repair Word free?

Yes, Just like the Text Recovery Converter, Remo Repair Word can be downloaded and used for free.

How do I know if my Word file is corrupted?

A few symptoms of a corrupted file are -
a) You are unable to open your Word file.
b) Despite showing that there is data inside, your Word file is blank when you open it.
c) An error message is displayed. (example: “The file is corrupt and cannot be opened”, “The file cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents”, etc.)

Can Remo Repair Word recover deleted data?

No, Remo Repair Word can only repair and restore damaged Word Files. If you have recently deleted Word files, you can always use Remo Recover to recover your deleted data as well as retrieve Word documents.

About the Author: Praneeth

Praneeth Anand is a skilled product manager and research analyst with a strong background in the tech industry. He is currently employed at Remo Software, a leading provider of data recovery solutions. Praneeth's expertise in data recovery software’s, market research, and strong connect with storage devices has been instrumental in Remo Software's success. He is…