Open Source Norton Ghost Alternatives for Mac

Norton Ghost is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The most popular Mac alternative is Small Clonezilla iconClonezilla, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Norton Ghost and ten of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Norton Ghost are Small Acronis True Image iconAcronis True Image (Paid), Small Time Machine iconTime Machine (Free), Small Carbon Copy Cloner iconCarbon Copy Cloner (Paid) and Small Redo Rescue iconRedo Rescue (Free, Open Source).

Protect your computer with Norton Ghost 15.0, an advanced backup and recovery software product dedicated to backup everything on your hard drive. Version 15 cleans up old backups automatically. If you're looking for more info about Norton Ghost like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 6/22/2020 10:36:00 AM
Norton Ghost is discontinued
Discountinued as of April 30, 2013.

Alternatives to Norton Ghost for Mac with Open Source License

  • Clonezilla

    Clonezilla is a free software disaster recovery, disk cloning and deployment solution. You're probably familiar with the popular proprietary commercial package Norton Ghost®. The problem with these kind of software packages is that it takes a lot of time to massively clone systems to many computers. You've probably also heard of Symantec's solution to this problem, Symantec Ghost Corporate Edition® with multicasting.

    • One of the most important features of norton ghost is live backups which is not supported by Clonezilla Guest • May 2016 • 11 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Redo Rescue

    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. Selectively restore partitions and remap them to different locations on the target drive. Additional tools included for partition editing, web browsing, and more. Runs from live CD/USB; no installation needed.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • MKSBackup

    MKSBackup is a free front-end for common backup tools like MS Windows ntbackup, and it successor wbadmin, Un*x tools like tar, but also popular ghettoVCB to backup Virtual Machine on VMware ESX(i) host. MKSBackup is developed in Python and is available for Microsoft Windows, Linux and other Un*x systems. MKSBackup is driven by a Command line interface and jobs are defined in an INI file.

    • Discontinued
      The product seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.0.3, released in March 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Rescuezilla

    Rescuezilla is a free bare metal restore solution with graphical interface on a live CD. It is a fork of Redo Rescue with some improvements aiming for full Clonezilla compatibility. Rescuezilla is an extremely easy-to-use graphical environment for system rescue, including full system backup, bare metal recovery, partition editing, undeleting files, web browsing, and more.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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