OfficeRecovery, a long-standing leader in corrupted data repair technologies, has announced a breakthrough cloud-based online service that significantly cuts the time from encountering a file corruption disaster to complete recovery.

Available at, the service provides a simple form to upload a corrupted Microsoft Word document, Excel spreadsheet, PowerPoint presentation, or Access database for repair. After upload, processing typically takes from a few seconds to a minute, after which the user is offered free and paid options for downloading the results of the recovery.

Users can also discuss file corruption and repair issues in community web forums integrated with the service.

OfficeRecovery Online works in a web browser window and has been successfully tested with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari on a variety of desktop and laptop computers and mobile devices.

Microsoft Office for Mac customers are a notable user group that benefits from the multi-platform support inherent to OfficeRecovery Online. Office for Mac files can be repaired from a Safari web browser running on MacBook or Mac desktop computers just as easily as from a PC running Windows and Internet Explorer.

Security of the service is provided by using encrypted communication protocols for transferring files from and to customers and between the internal components of the system. To ensure performance and scalability, OfficeRecovery Online is running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) infrastructure.

“Going through downloading, installing and running a host of file repair utilities can keep an employee busy for hours. OfficeRecovery Online cuts the time to mere minutes,” says Emil Sildos, OfficeRecovery CEO.

Regular prices for paid recoveries at OfficeRecovery Online start at $39 per file. Free demo recovery results are available instantly to help customers in evaluating the prospects of a successful repair.

New customers are encouraged to try the service with a $1 introductory offer, valid until the end of 2011. Entering OFFICERECOVERY in the coupon field of the paid repair option will bring the price of first recovery to just one US dollar.