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How can I add a file type in the software?

Author : Creative Team Updated on February 9, 2017

Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery allows you to add additional file types apart from those already mentioned in File Lists. Using Add Header option you can add a new file type or edit an existing file type to facilitate the recovery process.

You can add new file types to the predefined list of supported file types in Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery - Professional using Add Header functionality in Advanced Settings window.

You can add header either Automatically or Manually

To add header automatically:

  •  Run Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery - Professional software.

  • Click Advanced Settings button.

  • Click Add Header button from Advanced Settings window.

  • Select 'I don't know how to add header'.
  • Click Add button to browse to the location of file type you want to add.

  • You need to add at least 10 or more sample files of the same type to include it in the list of supported file types.
  • Name of the added file type will be listed in the left hand side box.
  • Select the header file type from Select Group drop down list and the size from Put Average File Size text box.
  • Click Add Header button.

To add header manually:

  • Run Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery.
  • Click Advanced Settings button.
  • Click Add Header button from Advanced Settings window.
  • Select 'I know how to add header'.
  • Enter the following:
  •    Specify Software Name.
    •    Specify File Extension.
    •    Select Group from the drop down list.
    •    Specify Max File Size in KB and MB.
    •    Specify Header in hexadecimal.
    •    Specify At Offset in decimal.
  • Click Add Header button.

 

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