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Macrium Reflect Alternatives for Linux

Macrium Reflect is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Rescuezilla, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Macrium Reflect and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Macrium Reflect are Clonezilla, Duplicati, Déjà Dup and GNOME Disks.

Macrium Reflect alternatives are mainly Disk Cloning Tools but may also be Disk Imaging Tools or Partition Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Macrium Reflect.
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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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  2. Clonezilla is a free software disaster recovery, disk cloning and deployment solution.

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    Some users think Clonezilla is a great alternative to Macrium Reflect, some don't.

    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.

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    It just works on Linux, while Macrium does not work on Linux.

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    With Clonezilla you cannot take live image of the disk while you are actually working.

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    kccricket

    Clonezilla doesn't yet support block-level cloning of Mac APFS filesystems.

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    Clonezilla is much faster at imaging linux disks than Macrium.

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  3. Duplicati is a backup client that securely stores encrypted, incremental, compressed backups on local storage, cloud storage services and remote file servers. The Duplicati project was inspired by Duplicity and had similar functionality until 2008.

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    Déjà Dup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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    Does not do system imaging (full disk image backup)

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  5. Also known as palimpsest, gnome-disk-utility provides libraries and applications for dealing with storage devices.

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    KDE Partition Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    This is a Partition Software, not a Disk Imager.

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    poppabearten

    Does not do system imaging (full disk image backup)

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    Parted Magic

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    The Parted Magic OS employs core programs of GParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful programs (e.g. Partition Image, TestDisk, fdisk, sfdisk, dd, and ddrescue) and an excellent set of documentation to benefit the user.

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    Kopia

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux

    Kopia is a fast and secure open-source backup/restore tool that manages filesystem snapshots in a remote storage. It features client-side encryption, compression, backup policies. command-line interface and more.

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    Veeam Agent

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows and Veeam Agent for Linux work with Veeam Availability Suite to deliver Availability for ALL workloads — virtual, physical and cloud — from a single management console, extending Veeam’s leadership position from being the best for VMware vSphere...

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    Veeam just has issues installing. Spent a whole day and the install had multiple issues with the latest Ubuntu kernel. It's just not as easy as Macrium.

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    rdiff-backup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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