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Open Source Clonezilla Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Clonezilla is Rescuezilla. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Clonezilla and 14 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Clonezilla are dd, Redo Rescue, Win32 Disk Imager and FOG Project.

Clonezilla alternatives are mainly Disk Imaging Tools but may also be Disk Cloning Tools or System Backup Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Clonezilla.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

Clonezilla is a free software disaster recovery, disk cloning and deployment solution.

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  1. Rescuezilla is a free, easy-to-use hard drive disk cloning and imaging application that boots as a live USB. Rescuezilla is fully interoperable with Clonezilla. This means that backups created by Clonezilla can be restored with Rescuezilla, and vice versa.

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    yuriykaz

    RescueZilla is an easy GUI for CloneZilla, easy to use for disaster recovery, based on Ubuntu Linux, Open Source and community backed up. When you need to clone the hard drive, or rescue data, this is the best!!!

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    dd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    dd, that stands for ‘data duplicator’, is a command-line utility for Unix mainly used for copying and converting data.

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    Most users think dd is a great alternative to Clonezilla.

    dd just copies byte by byte without any analysis of the content while clonezilla prevents copying empty areas by checking the content.

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    Redo Rescue

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Redo Rescue can backup and restore an entire system in minutes, with a point-and-click interface anyone can use. Bare metal restore to a new, blank drive and be up and running in minutes. Supports saving to and restoring from local disks or shared network drives.

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    Most users think Redo Rescue is a great alternative to Clonezilla.
  4. A utility that can write a raw backup image of your hard drive to a removable device or vice versa.

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    This alternative is disputed. Win32 Disk Imager is still a legitimate alternative to Clonezilla, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    FOG Project

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    FOG is a free open-source cloning/imaging solution/rescue suite. A alternative solution used to image Windows XP, Vista PCs using PXE, PartImage, and a Web GUI to tie it together. Includes featues like memory and disk test, disk wipe, av scan & task scheduling.

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    FOG Project vs Clonezilla opinions
    Most users think FOG Project is a great alternative to Clonezilla.

    Seems to be a client-server solution, only.

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    Excellent community support. Relatively easy to setup.

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    FSArchiver

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    FSArchiver is a system tool that allows you to save the contents of a file system to a compressed archive file. The file system can be restored on a partition which has a different size and it can be restored on a different file system.

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    WereSync

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Incrementally clones linux drives. WereSync can clone to a smaller drive, from a drive currently running, and creates new UUIDs, so the two drives can be used alongside each other.

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  8. fwbackups

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    fwbackups is a feature-rich user backup program that allows you to backup your documents anytime, anywhere. It is completely free to download and use without any sort of trial or restrictions.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.43.4, released in December 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    ODIN

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    ODIN (Open Disk Imager in a Nutshell) is a utility for easy backup of hard drive volumes or complete hard drives under Windows. A disk image can be created or restored. Only used clusters can be backuped, compression on the fly is possible.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.34, released in October 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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  10. dd for windows

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    dd is a command on Unix and Unix-like operating systems whose primary purpose is to convert and copy a file.

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