Best Free Disk Imaging Software for Windows[ Acronis True Image Alternative ]

There exists many excellent commercial disk imaging software like Acronis True Image, Norton Ghost, O&O DiskImage, Paragon Drive Backup and FarStone Total Recovery, no doubt, they are very good applications, but if you are a home user, then their free alternative – Macrium Reflect free edition, will definitely meet your needs.

Best Free Disk Imaging Software for Windows[ Acronis True Image Alternative ]

Features

  • Backup to multiple destination: local hard drive( including usb thumb disk, external hard disk, FireWire drive ), network, CD/DVD disc.
  • Supports three compression levels.
  • Supports two copy modes:
    • Intelligent sector copy, only copy the used sectors.
    • Sector by sector copy, copy every sector, including used and unused sectors.
  • Split disk image file to small files.
  • Verify disk image.
  • Mount disk image as virtual hard drive.
  • Hot backup using Microsoft Volume Shadow copy Service.
  • Schedule backup.
  • Allows to create a Linux based Rescue CD with USB drive support and Network access.
  • BartPE plugin available.
  • Native 64 bit support.

Macrium Reflect free supports Windows 7 and Windows XP.

Macrium Reflect free is a 31.43MB download available from CNET.


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