SQL Server is a relational database management system designed with the aim to store and retrieve data. Users can back up the SQL database in a backup file named as BAK file. This file enables the users to recover the entire SQL database in case of any damage to the database. However, the real problem arises when the BAK file gets corrupted or damaged due to certain issues. Thus, in this case it becomes necessary to recover corrupted BAK file. Now the question comes how to recover corrupt BAK file? One such solution to recover the BAK file is by using the third party utility, i.e. SQL Backup Repair Tool. This review discusses about the same based on the performed software testing.

Introduction

SQL backup repair tool is designed in such a way that it helps to recover and export the .bak file into SQL server. The application maintains the integrity of data after recovery. It recovers unlimited amount of data within few moments. It can be accessible on all Windows Operating system.

Quick View

Functions Recovers the SQL Backup File
Current version 5.2
Size 6.3 MB
Interface Graphical User Interface
Windows version supported 8.1 and below editions
Price $149

Different Editions of SQL Backup Repair Tool

The tool is available in two versions, i.e. Demo and Licensed. Users can choose any version accordingly.

  • Demo Edition
Before going for the license version, it is advised to check the working of the tool with the help of the trial edition. The trial version is available free of cost and can be downloaded from the official website. However, there are some limitations, i.e. it scans, and shows preview the entire recovered .bak file but cannot store and export them.





  • Licensed Edition

  • Once the user is satisfied with the working of the demo version, the license version of the tool can be purchased from the official website. It permits users to retrieve, store, and export them into Database of SQL Server.

    Essential Features

    • Recover Complete Backup File
    • SQL backup repair tool enables the user to recover the entire data stored in the backup file like rules, triggers, tables, stored procedures, etc. The users can view the entire data before exporting the data from the file.
      Recover Complete Backup File
    • Export Data With Schema
    • The application offers two options to save the recovered data from the SQL BAK file. The user can save only Schema or can save both Schema and Data. Both the options ensure maintaining the original structure intact.
      Export Data With Schema
    • Dual Export Options
    • The users can export the recovered data directly in SQL server database or can store it in SQL server compatible scripts. The SQL script file can be later restored in SQL server accordingly.
      Dual Export Options
    • Selective Data Export
    • SQL backup repair tool allows the users to recover corrupt SQL BAK file and export selective data from SQL BAK file. The user can selectively export only the necessary data items from the SQL backup file.
      Selective Data Export
    • Supports Both Keys
    • The software provides extended support for all the elements of the database along with primary and foreign keys. The application is programmed in such a way that supports both the keys while retrieving the database.

    • Preview Data Component
    • Once the corrupt SQL backup file is recovered by the application, it allows the users to preview the data. The preview of complete data contains the tables, rules, triggers, functions, columns, Indexes, views, etc.
      Preview Data Component

    Pros:
    • Supports all editions of Windows
    • No file size limitation

    Cons:
    • Fails to back up the deleted files
    • Does not supports Mac OS.

    Conclusion

    Considering the working performance of the SQL backup repair tool, it can be rated as 9.5/10. Although, the application fails to recover the deleted files and does not support Mac operating system. However, it efficiently recovers the highly inaccessible files. Moreover, its in-built and user-friendly interface is very helpful for users to repair corrupt SQL backup file. It supports dual mode to export the recovered data.

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