Restore SIT File

“Hi, I had downloaded an SIT file long back on my PC. I need to un-stuff it to view my important data. When I check for the file in my ‘Downloads’ folder, it is missing from there. I do not have the source from where I had downloaded the SIT file. The files are very important to me and it would be very helpful if someone can help me find a solution. Thanks in advance...”.

SIT is the format of files compressed using StuffIt software. It can comprise of files of various file types including videos. Using StuffIt program has lots of benefits and it comes with added features. StuffIt is not like other data compression tools like WinZip, which has the capability to even backup files on your computer. It can compress files to up to 98% of the original file size. If such .sit files comprising of your important data are lost then it really hurts. Do not lose your heart then, you can get back SIT file using powerful data restoration software. The application helps you retrieve .sit files lost in various scenarios as listed below:

  • Format: Formatting a drive where SIT files are saved results in clearing file system of formatted drive therefore there will not be any clue for OS from where it could display your SIT files
  • Deletion: Deleting SIT files using Shift + Delete from computer results in removal of all selected files from computer permanently
  • Loss while file transfer: You may lose your data from SIT file while transferring SIT file from one partition to another on hard drive or from computer to external storage
  • Emptying Recycle Bin: Emptying Recycle without checking its contents can deleted all files moved to it including your .sit files

Like above, there are many situations where SIT files gets deleted or lost from your computer and other storage devices. With the aid of data retrieval software you can get back .sit files and Yodot File Recovery is the best tool to be used.

SIT file recovery software:

Deleted files recovery with its unbeatable performance retrieves SIT files from your Windows desktops and laptops. You can restore SIT files from any storage drives including internal and external hard drive, memory card, flash drive, etc. using this utility. Along with SIT files, this program can restore ZIP files and other compressed files like .jar, .rar, etc. It supports SIT file retrieval from any storage media on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista and Windows XP operating systems. Try the demo version of software to view result of file recovery before purchase.

Note: If sit files are lost or missing due to corruption, loss or deletion of partition or repartitioning of hard drive, then choose Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool to get back SIT files in simple steps.

Brief steps to recover SIT files:

  • Download Yodot File Recovery software and install it on your computer
  • Run the tool and select “Deleted File Recovery” or “Lost File Recovery” from main screen depending on file loss scenario faced by you
  • Then select icon of drive from which SIT files are to be restored and click on “Next”
  • Select .sit file format from the list of files on next screen and click on “Next”
  • Software starts scanning for SIT files and soon displays the result which can be viewed in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Click on “Save” option to save recovered SIT file on a drive of computer other than scanned one


  • Cross check properly before deleting number of files as it may include even your important .sit file
  • Keep backup of your important SIT files in a secured space

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