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Parallels HDD Recovery Wizard

Recover deleted Parallels virtual machine data

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Parallels HDD data recovery from corrupted .hdd .hds .pvm virtual machine files created with Parallels Desktop for Mac & VirtualBox.

  • Reliable & trustworthy software to restore data from corrupted Parallels HDD files.
  • Recover deleted Parallels Virtual Machine data using deleted data recovery mode.
  • Best toolkit to repair Parallels PVM / HDD / HDS files and save retrieved data.
  • Supports recovery from GPT (GUID Partition Table) or MBR (Master Boot Record) Partition tables.
  • Supports recovery from guest operating systems having file systems NTFS & FAT used in Parallels virtual machines.
  • Recover data from formatted partitions of Parallels virtual machine from .pvm or .hdd drive images.
  • Recover data from Parallels virtual machine having missing or lost, deleted or raw partitions.
  • Restore data from parallels virtual machine black screen errors and which fails to start and boot.

Parallels HDD Recovery Software Notable Features
Know some important features to recover data from Parallels Virtual Machine HDD, HDS, and PVM files

Granular Parallels Recovery

Granular Parallels HDD Recovery

Parallels HDD Recovery Wizard is one-of-its-kind recovery solution to recover data from broken or crashed virtual machines created in Parallels and saved as .hds or .hdd files. Tool successfully supports granular Parallels HDD recovery from .hdd virtual disk images created with Parallels Desktop and VirtualBox.

Recover deleted file

Recover Deleted Parallels Virtual Machine

Parallels HDD data recovery tool is equipped with perfect data recovery mode which allows users to recover their deleted files and folders from Parallels virtual machine drives. To perform deleted file recovery from a Parallels virtual machine hard disk, choose "Deleted Data Recovery" option from the software screen. Parallels virtual machine extension .hdd file is supported by the software for recovering files from it.

Formatted Parallels HDD

Restore Data from Formatted Parallels Files

While working with a Parallels virtual machine if you have accidentally formatted a wrong drive and now you are looking to get back your lost data, then this recovery utility will help you. Use the "Formatted Data Recovery" option and scan your formatted drive to restore complete data from it.

Note: Use "Data Recovery Wizard" if you have accidentally deleted the whole Parallels HDD, HDS, PVM file from your pc.

Parallels HDD Partitions

Retrieve Lost Data Parallels HDD Partitions

It happens at times that Parallels virtual machine partitions may get corrupted and users will not be able to see their data in guest Windows operating system virtual machines. To recover data from such corrupted partitions of Parallels virtual hard drive, use the "Partition Data Recovery" mode provided by the software.

RAW Recovery

RAW Recovery Mode to Repair Parallels HDD

This Parallels PVM Repair Tool comes with four different recover modes i.e. Deleted / Formatted / Partition / RAW Data Recovery. If above mentioned recovery options fails to find your lost files then you need to choose RAW data recovery mode. Using this option, our clients can easily repair parallels virtual machine which are heavily corrupted.


Restore Data from MBR & GPT Partition Styles

During creating virtual disk partitions, it is mandatory to choose a partition style from MBR (Master Boot Record) & GPT (GUID Partition Table). This Parallels desktop restore software permits to restore data from corrupted and damaged Parallels virtual drive files such as HDD / HDS / PVM having MBR and GPT partition styles.

Fixed & Dynamic

Extract Data from Fixed & Dynamic VM Files

Bitrecover Parallels HDD Recovery Wizard is designed in such a way that it is capable to repair Parallels desktop fixed and dynamic files. This amazing software supports *.hdd, *.hds, *.pvm virtual drive files of Parallels as well as VirtualBox virtualization program.


Compatible with All Major File Systems

Parallels HDS Recovery Software is a fully authenticate utility which is well suitable to recover files from Parallels virtual machine disks having NTFS & FAT file systems. It is compatible with all variants of major file systems i.e. FAT, FAT16, FAT32, FAT64, NTFS, HFS+, and EXTX.

Black Screen

Retrieve Data If VM Failed to Start

If your Parallels desktop virtual machine got crashed unable to restart then you can proudly use this software to preview and restore data from Parallels virtual machine black screen errors and which fails to start and boot process. In this situation, it works successfully.

Advance Search

Advance Search to Recover Parallels PVM

This Parallels PVM Repair Software has an inbuilt advance search option which most helpful if someone wants to find out some important data from whole Parallels HDD, HDS, and PVM files. Using this feature, users can restore only specific data according to their choice.

Open Parallels HDD File Data

Open Parallels HDD File Data

If you are in trouble because of parallels scanning and repairing drive stuck. Then you can easily check your Parallels desktop virtual machine data in the software panel. After completing the advance scanning it will open Parallels HDD / HDS / PVM files in the software interface before restoring data.

Windows OS

Compatible with All Windows OS

BitRecover Parallels HDD Recovery Tool is compatible with all latest as well as old Windows OS such as Win 10, Win 8.1, Win 8, Win 7, Win Vista, Win XP, Win Server 2019, Win Server 2016, Win Server 2012, Win Server 2008, Win Server 2003, etc.

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Size 1.22 MB
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Take a Trial - Free Parallels Data Recovery Software is capable to scan and restore corrupted Parallels *.hdd, *.hds, and *.pvm file data and preview in the software panel but it doesn't allow to save data on hard drive.
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Free Demo Version

Trial Edition doesn't allow you to save recovered data from Parallels virtual disk image files. You have to purchase a software license to save your recovered data. Saving of recovered files & folders is disabled in Trial Edition.

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
30 MB of free hard disk space

Minimum 512 MB is required

Pentium II 400 MHz, 64 MB RAM, Minimum 30 MB Space

Supported Editions

Win 10 & All Below Windows Versions

Comparison of Trial & Full Version

Feature Comparison of Parallels Desktop Recovery Tool - DEMO and Licensed Version

Features DEMO Version FULL Version
Upload Parallels HDD, HDS, PVM files
Four advance recovery mode options
Open Parallels HDD file
Windows 10 & All Other Previous Windows Version Supported
Advance search option with filters
Parallels HDD partition recovery option
Save recovered Parallels HDD file data Preview only
24*7 Tech Support & Secure 100%
Cost FREE $99
Frequently Asked Questions

Commonly asked user's questions and answers

How to recover data from Parallels HDD, HDS, and PVM files ?

Go with these simple steps to recover files from Parallels virtual machine disk.

  • Step 1 : Run Parallels HDD Recovery Wizard and click on Folder icon to upload .hdd, .hds, .pvm files.
  • Step 2 : Choose a recovery mode from Deleted / Formatted / Partition / RAW Data Recovery modes.
  • Step 3 : Thereafter, you can preview Parallels desktop for Mac drive information in the software window.
  • Step 4 : Now select all or required files / folders from Parallels virtual drives and hit on the Save button.
  • Step 5 : At last, browse a destination path to store output restored data and press Ok button to start restoring.

Parallels .hdd files are virtual machine files created with "Parallels Desktop for Mac" virtualization software. These files serve as a hard disk to the virtual machine which contains files, data, and settings used to start and run virtual machines.

Parallels HDD

Parallels Desktop virtual machines use the .pvm file extension to manage virtual machines. To start virtual machines, users have to double-click on the .pvm files of respective VMs.

Parallels .hdd file types are located within the heart of .pvm (Parallels Virtual Machine) files. To get a closer look of these files you need to extract these files. To extract, browse the path where your .pvm file is located and once found right-click on it and choose "Show Package Contents". The extracted folder contains your .hdd file.

Locate PVM

By default Parallels virtual machine files are saved either in the Documents/Parallels folder inside your user folder, or to /Users/Shared/Parallels.

Parallels PVM Alias

You can also determine file location using PVM file Alias. If you need to see the location of a PVM file to which an alias points, right-click on the PVM alias and choose to Get Info. You will see the location for the PVM file it points to after Original.

One can open these files easily by using “Parallels Mounter” software. Using Parallels Mounter software one can easily see the entire contents inside the .hdd file. Parallels Mounter does not support other virtual machine file types such as .vhd or .vmdk created with VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V.
You can use this "BitRecover Parallels HDD Recovery Wizard" to open and explore your .pvm, .hdd file contents. The software acts as a Parallels .pvm, .hdd viewer, which allows you to read Parallels .hdd file of any file size. You can read and open the corrupt Parallels .hdd file as well as healthy .hdd file to extract few of your crucial files from it.

Note: Oracle VM VirtualBox can also be used for viewing older versions of .hdd files.

Parallels hdd disk may get corrupted because of the following reasons:

  • In case of kernal panic action: the action is taken by operating system in response to a system fatal error. The term is mainly used for Mac OS X.
  • In case when system’s physical disk driver gets corrupted.
  • In case of improper shutdown, maybe because of power failure or unresponsive system hang

No one can afford data loss, but unfortunately, there is no way to run away from such issues. There are possibilities when you run your “Parallels Desktop” virtualization machine pops up with an error that your “virtual .hdd is corrupt, check it for errors”.

Users are always suggested to make a backup of their virtual drives and make a habit of updating it regularly, so in case if any error occurs you can restore your data easily. There are some manual ways but they will not work in above-mentioned cases related to HDD failure. So getting the Parallels HDD Recovery software is a wise idea.

Points to be kept in mind before choosing a Parallels HDD Recovery Software :

  • The tool should be able to recover data from corrupt and damaged .hdd files.
  • Help to recover both GPT (GUID Partition Table) and MBR (Master Boot Record) partition tables.
  • Ability to recover files from Parallels HDD virtual machines having Windows file systems mainly NTFS and FAT file system.
  • Help to reconstruct files & folders structure from Parallels HDDs.
  • Should retrieve data from formatted partitions of .hdd drive image.
  • View & recover data from parallels virtual machine showing black screen errors during start-up and which even fails to start or boot.
  • Provide an option to search & save required files from Parallels .hdd disk drives.
  • Support large HDDs such as 1 TB Parallels HDD virtual machines.
  • Supports Windows Desktop OS versions and Windows Server OS versions.

Yes, Software can recover data from Parallels Virtual machine that shows a black screen and fails to boot. Download Parallels data recovery software trial version and run it to scan your .hdd virtual disk file. Order the Licensed edition of the recovery tool to save your entire data from Parallels HDD file.

This error message shows that your virtual machine has got corrupted and now you need to restore data from it. Download Parallels .hdd Recovery Wizard and scan your .hdd file. After complete scan software will list your recovered files and folders. Save your required files and folders with the help of a licensed edition of the tool.

As Parallels host operating system is Mac, you need to take the help of a Mac data recovery software in this case. The VM once deleted gets deleted from host hard disk file system. If after recovering from MAC hard drive, you are still not able to open up your .hdd file then in that case Parallels HDD Recovery Wizard will help.

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