MiniTool ShadowMaker Alternatives

    MiniTool ShadowMaker is described as 'backup software for Windows and provides enterprise-level backup. It backs up OS, individual files and folders, disks and partitions to storage devices for file protection with two methods - backup and sync; both support auto backup' and is an app in the Backup & Sync category. There are more than 50 alternatives to MiniTool ShadowMaker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Clonezilla, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MiniTool ShadowMaker are Rescuezilla (Free, Open Source), Macrium Reflect (Freemium), dd (Free, Open Source) and Win32 Disk Imager (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 2021

    1. Main feature is backup/restore to/from an imagefile and clone a disk to another.
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    2. MiniTool Drive Copy is a piece of quite excellent free drive copy software which provides users with professional solutions to disk copy and partition copy. Moreover, it can give hard disk data strongest protection in the shortest time.
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      • 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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    3. Image for Windows is an affordable and reliable drive image backup and restore solution that provides an easy and convenient way to completely backup all your hard drive's data, programs and operating systems.
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    4. 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.


    5. Deploy and provision all of your servers and workstations at once, with the speed and ease of one.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      XXCloneE copies the whole Windows NT, 2000, or XP system volume to another disk that will be ready to boot without a restore step. You may boot the system from the clone volume when disaster strikes. Need not go to the DOS mode. Operates in regular Windows environment.

      Discontinued

      After the passing of Pixelab's director and operator, the company ceased business operations in March 2017. The development and support of its products, including Datman, XXCopy, and XXClone, has been discontinued. Last version of XXClone, 2.08.8, released in January 2017, can be still downloaded from the Wayback Machine.

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    6. EZ Gig IV Cloning software is a powerful, yet easy to use tool that gives the option of creating an exact clone of your hard drive - also for those who wish to clone to a smaller capacity drive.
    7. Creates VHD (Virtual Hard Disk - Microsoft's Virtual Machine disk format) versions from physical disks.
      • 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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