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How to add new file header types for recovery in Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery?

August 24, 2018     8333 views     0     0

You can customize the software according to your needs by adding new file headers to the software's embedded database of default file formats. This exclusive feature enables you to recover some specific file types not supported by Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery.

Modern media players support a wide range of audio/video formats. Nowadays, a single application includes support for hundreds of digital image, audio, and video file formats. If you need to recover a file type not supported by Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery, you can add that specific file header to the software's inbuilt database of supported file formats. The software is able to recognize your added file type and recover all media files belonging to that specific type.

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Steps to Add New Header Type For Recovery:

  • Launch Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery.
  • Click 'Advanced Settings' to open the 'Advanced Settings' window.
  • Click 'Add Files' button on the window.
  • To add a new file type, add 10 or more sample files using “+’’ button
  • Navigate through the folder on your system and select at least 5 files of same file format and click 'Open'.
  • The respective file names will appear in the upper-right box.
  • Choose a category for the added file type in the 'Category' drop-down list.
  • You'll also need to define an average file size for the new format in 'Average size of files' box. Once completed, click on 'Add Header'. Once you've verified all the details, click on 'Continue'.
  • The confirmation dialog box will appear stating 'New header added successfully'.

Now, if you check the 'File List' tab in 'Advance Scan' window, you will see the new file type in the list of supported file formats.


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