The Handy Recovery website has an online form to purchase a serial number for the software. After obtaining the serial number, users can either register Handy Recovery by email or by clicking the product's "Help" menu and selecting "Register."
As of 2015, Handy Recovery comes with a free 30-day trial with limitations on how many files can be recovered daily, as noted by Download.com. To use the program after this period or to remove the file limit, Handy Recovery must be registered by paying a one-time fee.
Handy Recovery is a file recovery tool that can help users restore files that have been damaged or deleted. The software is geared toward home users.