Repair Corrupt ZIP File using ZIP Repair Software

When a zip file is corrupt or damaged and you don’t have backup of file, don’t give up. You can still recover your data using any of these zip repair software. Some of the software are totally free to use while some are paid.

Note: Even If user has maintained the backup of file, zip file corruption can still be dangerous because backup file would not have updated data always.  

Use any of the following zip repair software to recover data from corrupt zip file:

Zip2Fix: I have tested this tool on purposely corrupted zip (said above) file and can say that it is a good tool for the purpose that is designed for. Tool is not a rocket science; it is all about algorithm that is used to extract data from corrupt or damaged zip file. After repairing the corrupt zip file, tool creates a new zip file with same suffixed with This newly created file contains all the data. You can also check the log report to see what has been recovered and what not. You can download Zip2Fix software from here.

Repair Zip: It is freeware tool developed by DiskInternals. After downloading the tool, you need to locate a corrupt zip file; the program will thoroughly scan the file for corruption using robust scanning algorithm. After that you can save your repaired file at your desired location. You can download this tool from here.

Stellar Phoenix Zip Recovery: This tool is designed to help users, administrators, or technicians that have corrupt or damaged zip file. It repairs corrupt zip file in any instances of zip corruption.

Here are some key features of Stellar Phoenix Zip Recovery (To get detailed features, please visit the software page).
  • Repairs corrupt ZIP files very quickly
  • Works of password protected ZIP files
  • Supports WinZip 5.0 to 12.1 versions
  • Software compatible with Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Server 2003, & NT

Object Fix Zip: It is a freeware zip repair tool developed by Essential Data Tool. It repairs corrupt zip file and recover all the data into new zip file. Download this tool for free from here.

 Here are some key features of Object Fix Zip:
  • Repairs partially or fully damaged zip file
  • Extracts multiple zip files in single operation
  • User friendly and easy-to-use
  • Supports Windows® 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista


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