What is WinfrGUI?

Released in December 2021, WinfrGUI offers a user-friendly GUI (graphical interface) with the same functions of Windows File Recovery (a command-line software developed by Microsoft Corporation), saving you from struggling against complex commands and parameters.

This software is 100% free and it will always be.

Easy to Use: Recovers deleted files in Windows with a few mouse clicks and a clear interface.

Free and Safe: It can help you recover many types of files, such as videos, documents, photos, etc., with no cost.

Compatible: Supports Windows 10 version 19041.0 or higher, and NTFS/FAT/exFAT/ReFS file systems.


Double Scan Modes

Quick Scan: fast scanning speed; recovers files using directory structure and file names under the NTFS file system.
Deep Scan: recovers more files with lost directory structure and file names

Recovers Many Types of Files

Recovers media/office files/zip files, etc., including JPEG/PDF/PNG/MPEG/DOCX/MP3/EXCEL/ZIP files and more.

Supports Multiple Storage Devices

Recovers lost Windows files from SSD (*limited by TRIM), HDD, USB drive, or memory cards under Windows 11/10, NTFS/FAT/exFAT/ReFS files systems.

Applicable Scenarios

Recovers accidentally deleted files; recovers files from formatted hard drives; recovers files from damaged hard drives.

WinfrGUI is absolutely free to download and use, and it will always be.

Version: 1.2.2 Size: 3.98 MB

Reasons to Choose WinfrGUI


As a free GUI version of Windows File Recovery (Microsoft’s official file recovery application), WinfrGUI provides a graphical interface and step-by-step guide to free you from complicated command lines, and easily recover deleted files on Windows 10/11 with just a few simple clicks.


This is a 100% free tool. Users do not need to purchase any content or services within the software. No matter what scanning method is used and what type of files are recovered, there is absolutely no charge for using this software.


As a free Windows file recovery software developed by individual developers, WinfrGUI is designed with advanced file recovery technology. Based on excellent Windows file recovery features, WinfrGUI scans your disk or partition and recovers deleted files with a high recovery rate.

Help Center

If you have any questions using WinfrGUI, please visit the help center for more resources.