Stellar Repair For Outlook Review

by Jones David

The PST files are great because they store your emails, calendar, contacts, and other valuables from your mail server to the local storage of your computer. This way you keep your server clean and free from extra load and at the same time you have a backup of all your important emails. However, the problem with PST files is that they are prone to corruption. Even a small error can make your PST file corrupt, and suddenly all your important emails and calendars that you have archived on the PST files become inaccessible.

With this in mind, Outlook has provided you with a tool called the Inbox Repair Tool (Scanpst.exe), so you can repair common PST errors for free. However, not all errors are repairable by the free tool and that is where professional Outlook PST repair tool comes to the rescue. Once such software is Stellar Repair For Outlook which can effectively fix all the problems and make any damaged PST file undamaged again.

If you want to know more about this tool and how effective it is then you can read our full review of Stellar Repair For Outlook. Apart from repairing if you also want to recover deleted PST emails then you can take the help of this guide. Now then let’s get started!

Features of Stellar Repair for Outlook

First of all, let’s talk about some important features of this tool that makes repairing a large and severely corrupted PST file that the Inbox Repair Tool cannot do:

  • Recovers severely corrupted files from different scenarios: No matter what is the cause that your file has become corrupt this PST repair tool can help you recover your valuable data from it. There can be many reasons behind a severely corrupted PST file that Inbox Repair Tool cannot repair, such as corruption due to virus attack or large file size. It can also effectively repair other unknown errors like Unknown Error: 0x80040119 and Unknown Error: 0x80040600.
  • Save And Load Scan Sessions: You can’t tell how much time it may take to repair your corrupt PST files so on this software you get to save a running scan session that you can load later. It helps you repair large corrupt PST files in multiple sessions which otherwise would take several hours if done in a continuous session.
  • Shows Preview Of Repaired Files: Once the repair process is completed this software shows you the preview of the repaired PST files so that you can confirm whether the files are repaired or not. Once you are sure that the files are repaired then you can save them to your device in full confidence.
  • Recover Multiple Formats Data: After the file is repaired, this software gives you the option to save the repaired PST files in multiple formats including PST, HTML, RTF, PDF, and other formats. This allows you to open the repaired PST files on various applications other than Outlook, such as web browsers and PDF readers.
  • Split Or Compact Files: One of the main reasons PST files get corrupted is their large size. However, with the Technician and Toolkit version of this software, you can split a large file into multiple PST files and then compact them together for an easy repair.
  • Recover Deleted Emails: Other than repairing PST files, you’ll also recover the deleted emails from your inbox.

System Requirements

Stellar Repair For Outlook is simple and lightweight software that has no special requirements. It can run smoothly on any PC that has a minimum of 4 GB of RAM and at least 250 MB of free hard drive space. As for the operating system, it can work on all computers powered by Windows 10, 8, 8.1, and 7. So if you are not using a decade-old computer with outdated specifications, you will have no problems running this software on it.


Installing this software on your computer is child’s play, anyone with basic computer knowledge can do it. You just need to download the software from Stellar’s official website. Once the application is downloaded you need to follow the basic software installation protocols to install the software on your PC.

The good thing about it is that you do not need an active internet connection to install this software. It means that even if you are offline you can still install this Stellar Repair for Outlook software and repair your corrupted outlook files with ease.

Languages and Dashboard

The dashboard of this software looks sleek and simple. So, no matter if you have experience in using such software or not, you will still be able to get along with it in no time. You can also change the style of the software by applying a colored or plain white theme based on your personal preference. From the dashboard itself, you can also change the language of the software. It supports 5 languages including English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish. The ability to use the software in your language makes it even easier to use.

How does it work?

Although it is very easy to use this software if you still need a quick walkaround of how this software works, here is a step-by-step guide of how it works:

  • Just Launch this software and from the main interface window, click on the Browse or Find option to select and locate the PST file you want to repair. Also, this software automatically detects the location of the PST file once opened in the default location in the latest version.
  • After hitting the Repair button wait for some time as it may take a while to repair a damaged PST file based on the size and amount of emails stored in it.
  • Once the file is repaired, its contents are displayed on the dashboard. You can select any file to see the preview.
  • Once you are sure that the file is now fully repaired, you can click on Save Repaired File and it will be saved to the local memory of your device.

While saving this file to your device make sure that you do not save it to the same location where it was saved earlier as it may lead to overwriting issues. Also after repairing the corrupt PST file you need to import it to Outlook to view its contents. You can learn more about it in our other article on how to repair corrupt PST files. In a few easy steps, you can fix all major issues in your corrupt PST files using this tool.

Pricing details

The software is available in three editions: Professional, Technician, and Toolkit. These editions will cost you $99, $249, and $299 respectively, and they all come for a lifetime. There is no monthly or annual plan available as of now. If you are looking to just repair the PST files and not much then the professional version of this software is sufficient. However, if you want to fix large PST files by splitting and compacting them then the Technician and Toolkit version is what you should choose.

Final words

If you use Outlook and keep an archive of your important emails on your computer in the form of a PST file then you should keep a professional Outlook repair tool handy. However, although you get the Inbox Repair Tool for fixing the errors in a PST file, it is not always successful in repairing a severely damaged file. So, by getting the good PST repair software by Stellar, you ensure that you always repair a corrupt PST file, no matter how badly corrupt it is.

Regardless of the severity of the corruption level, Stellar Repair for Outlook repairs all types of PST file corruption errors. This proficient tool repairs PST files in a short time and facilitates 100% recovery of all mailbox data. The recovered data in a new PST file can then be directly imported into the Microsoft Outlook account.

We would recommend this software to any Outlook user or IT Administrator, for its powerful file scanning capabilities and easy-to-use GUI similar to Microsoft Outlook. By adding it to your collection, it will help you tremendously when mailbox corruption occurs and you are unable to access your important emails.

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