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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 best Mac 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 Norton Ghost and nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Norton Ghost are Clonezilla, Time Machine, Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office and Carbon Copy Cloner.

Norton Ghost alternatives are mainly Disk Imaging Tools but may also be Disk Cloning Tools or System Restore Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Norton Ghost.
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  1. Rescuezilla icon

    Rescuezilla

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    35 alternatives to Rescuezilla 

    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...

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    1.  PortableRescuezilla can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightRescuezilla consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  2. Clonezilla icon

    Clonezilla

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    69 alternatives to Clonezilla 

    Open-source partition and disk imaging, cloning and recovery solution with multicast support to clone 40+ computers simultaneously.

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    1.  PortableClonezilla can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Encrypted BackupClonezilla uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    3.  Schedule BackupClonezilla supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    Choices to save or restore partition or disk in clonezilla
    Device to image or device to device clone
    Enter clonezilla or shell command
    Clonezilla vs Norton Ghost opinions
    Most users think Clonezilla is a great alternative to Norton Ghost.
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    Time Machine

    • Mac
    88 alternatives to Time Machine 

    Time Machine is the breakthrough automatic backup that’s built right into Mac OS X. It keeps an up-to-date copy of everything on your Mac — digital photos, music, movies, TV shows, and documents. Now, if you ever have the need, you can easily go back in time to recover anything.

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    1.  Automatic BackupTime Machine will automatically back up your data periodically.
    2.  Encrypted BackupTime Machine uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    3.  Schedule BackupTime Machine supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    4.  File VersioningTime Machine has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    5.  Incremental BackupTime Machine supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
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  4. Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office icon

    Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    149 alternatives to Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office 

    Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office is a software product produced by Acronis that provides data protection including, backup, archive, access and recovery for Microsoft, macOS, iOS and Android operating systems.

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    1.  Incremental BackupAcronis Cyber Protect Home Office supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    2.  Differential BackupAcronis Cyber Protect Home Office supports differential backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last FULL backup).
    3.  Schedule BackupAcronis Cyber Protect Home Office supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
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    Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office vs Norton Ghost opinions
    Most users think Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office is a great alternative to Norton Ghost.
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    Carbon Copy Cloner

    35 alternatives to Carbon Copy Cloner 

    Carbon Copy Cloner (CCC) features an interface designed to make the cloning and backup procedure very intuitive. In addition to general backup, CCC can also clone one hard drive to another, copying every single block or file to create an exact replica of your source hard drive.

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    1.  Incremental BackupCarbon Copy Cloner supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    2.  File VersioningCarbon Copy Cloner has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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    SuperDuper!

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    27 alternatives to SuperDuper! 

    SuperDuper makes recovery painless, because it makes creating a fully bootable backup painless. Its incredibly clear, friendly interface is understandable, easy to use, and its built-in scheduler makes it trivial to back up automatically.

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    1.  Schedule BackupSuperDuper! supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    2.  Incremental BackupSuperDuper! supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    3.  Differential BackupSuperDuper! supports differential backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last FULL backup).
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    • Stellar Drive Clone icon

      Stellar Drive Clone

      17 alternatives to Stellar Drive Clone 

      Stellar Drive Clone is a complete Mac Hard Drive Cloning utility that clones and creates a disk image of the Mac hard drive, Solid State Drives, Partitions and External Hard Drives. This Mac cloning tool supports HFS-to-HFS, FAT-to-FAT and NTFS-to-EXFAT cloning.

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    • MKSBackup icon

      MKSBackup

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      93 alternatives to 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.

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      1.  Schedule BackupMKSBackup supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
      2.  PortableMKSBackup can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
        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.

      • QRecall icon

        QRecall

        • Mac
        10 alternatives to QRecall 

        Keep incremental versions of disk images, virtual machines, multi-media and log files in a fraction of the space used by other backup programs. Retain versions for years, instead of weeks.

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