Open Source Macrium Reflect Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Macrium Reflect is Clonezilla. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Macrium Reflect and 19 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Macrium Reflect are Rescuezilla (Free, Open Source), Redo Rescue (Free, Open Source), Déjà Dup (Free, Open Source) and gnome-disk-utility (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 4, 2021

    1. Clonezilla is a free software disaster recovery, disk cloning and deployment solution.
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      Clonezilla vs Macrium Reflect opinions
      Some users think Clonezilla is a great alternative to Macrium Reflect, some don't.
      It just works on Linux, while Macrium does not work on Linux.
      Top positive comment  almost 2 years ago

      Clonezilla is open source and free to use, plus clones 40+ PC simultaneously, and works on Win, Mac and Linux. Easy & secure backup, cloning, recovery to/from local, cloud, network, external or USB drives.
      Top positive comment  about 1 year ago

      kccricket Clonezilla doesn't yet support block-level cloning of Mac APFS filesystems.
      Top negative comment  over 1 year ago

      elnath78 With Clonezilla you cannot take live image of the disk while you are actually working.
      Negative comment 9 months ago

      Clonezilla is much faster at imaging linux disks than Macrium.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

    2. 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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    3. 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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      It works with very little compromise.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

    4. Déjà Dup is a simple backup tool. It hides the complexity of doing backups the Right Way (encrypted, off-site, and regularly) and uses Duplicity as the backend.
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      LGDL Does not do system imaging (full disk image backup)
      Negative comment over 4 years ago


    5. KDE Partition Manager is a utility program to help you manage the disk devices, partitions and file systems on your computer. It allows you to easily create, copy, move, delete, resize without losing data, backup and restore partitions.
      KDE Partition Manager vs Macrium Reflect opinions
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      This is a Partition Software, not a Disk Imager.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      poppabearten Does not do system imaging (full disk image backup)
      Positive comment 4 months ago

    6. 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 Macrium Reflect opinions
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      poppabearten Very difficult, no ready to use USB ISO for this.
      Negative comment 4 months ago

    7. rdiff-backup backs up one directory to another, possibly over a network. The target directory ends up a copy of the source directory, but extra reverse diffs are stored in a special subdirectory of that target directory, so you can still recover files lost some time ago.
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    8. Areca Backup is a file backup software which can be run on Windows or Linux. It creates backup copies (which can be encrypted and compressed) of your files and stores them on external drives, USB keys, FTP servers, supporting incremental, differential and full backups.


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    9. Create and restore raw disk images. This tool is designed to write a raw disk image to a disk or vice versa. Can be useful for making GNU/Linux install disks from "hybrid iso"-s, embedded development, and much more.
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