New Features in AOMEI Backupper
Every Time it upgrades, besides optimizing some old utilities and fixing some bugs, there will be some new features. All these new features will make the operation in AOMEI Backupper become easier and more flexible. It has more options than before to deal with the problems in different situations.
[2015-09-16] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 3.2
 

Added Multiple Languages

Support English, French (Français), German (Deutsch), Japanese (日本語), 简体中文 (Simplified Chinese) and 繁體中文 (Traditional Chinese).Learn how to change the language on AOMEI Backupper >>

Large Window Display Mode

Support large window display mode to suit high resolution computer.
[2015-08-04] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 3.1
 
Enhanced Windows PE Bootable Media Integrated some universal drivers into Windows PE system to enhance its ability to recognize devices.

Enhanced Email Notification

Support to send notifications via AOMEI website server and SMTP module built into program.

Support the latest Windows 10.

[2015-01-16] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 3.0
 
Added Command Line Clone and Restore It allows users to perform clone or restore tasks via an elevated command prompt. With the AMBackup.exe utility, users can perform unattended restore or clone tasks. [paid]
Enhanced Backup Scheme Added 4 kinds of backup schemes: full backup scheme, incremental backup scheme, differential backup scheme and automatic space management.[paid]

Added Options

Available to choose to perform Restart, Sleep or Hibernate task after backup completed.

Enhanced PXE Boot Tool

Support to deploy a WIM image file.
[2015-05-11] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 2.8
 
Added File Sync Support to synchronize files and folders automatically with a schedule to local disk, external hard drive, NAS, network shared folder or removable USB flash drive.

Enhanced Linux Bootable Media

Support to restore/clone between UEFI-based GPT disk and BIOS-based MBR disk.
[2015-03-19] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 2.5
 
Universal Restore It allows you to restore a system backup image created on one computer to another with different/dissimilar hardware. In this way, you can either deploy the same operating system to many computers or do instant disaster recovery after system hardware failures.

System Restore & Clone between GPT and MBR Disk

Enable you to restore/clone system from MBR (BIOS-based) disk to GPT (UEFI-based) disk and vice versa under native Windows environment and Windows PE bootable environment (Linux bootable environment is not yet supported), while ensuring that system is able to boot properly.

Complete Schedule Backup Advanced Settings

Allow you to more clearly choose whether or not to automatically perform missed scheduled backup tasks in the next system startup.

Apply HTTP Method in PXE

Add HTTP method to speed up the downloading of image file in PXE network booting.

Optimized Email Notifications

Add computer name into message and improve AOMEI SMTP server to ensure that all notifications are delivered successfully.
[2014-12-25] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 2.2
 
PXE Boot Tool Start up multiple client machines within LAN through the network booting by using AOMEI Windows PE and Linux micro-system or your own personalized bootable image file on a master machine for system maintenance. [Free edition only supports for 3 client PCs]
[2014-11-27] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 2.1
 
System Clone It means to make an exactly same copy (not only your Windows operating system, but also installed applications and custom settings in the system drive) of operating system (OS) as the original one. Then, you can migrate or transfer it to another storage device, like hard disk drive (HDD) and solid state drive (SSD) to upgrade to a larger new disk with a same well-adjusted & smoothly running OS. [Free edition need to unlock]

History for backup saved path and task name setting


Restoring system to a smaller partition Restore system to a smaller partition is available now. Actually, when making a backup of system partition, it only backs up the used space of system partition, so when it comes to recovery, the destination partition only need to be no less than the used space of source partition, which means that the destination can be smaller than the source partition

Explore backup images on the NAS/network

If you want to save your backup images on NAS/network but doubt that you will find them out among your other files/folders as time goes by, you don’t need to worry about it anymore. Now, AOMEI Bakupper supports explore your image files which were saved on the NAS/network by a few clicks.
[2014-11-01] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 2.0.3
 

Preserve file timestamps and date when restoring files

Now, when you restore files back, their timestamps will also be recovered. It means that after restoration, the timestamps of the files are the dates when the files were created or modified last time. This will let you be clear about the history of these files.
[2014-08-22] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 2.0.2
 

Enhanced Email Notification

Add support for encryption protocols (SSL/TLS). [Paid]
[2014-06-19] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 2.0.1
 
Email Notifications To know the results of backup plans or get supervision on your computer backup work, you can enable email notification function and receive report emails from the software.
View Backup Logs This function is to show you the log information of what operations this program has done. It displays the operation type, the result of operation, error code etc, so you can determine what the error is and send it to us for help. Generally, you can right-click the desktop icon and choose “Open file location” and find the log folder in the opened window.

Back up or restore files from a network to another

It enables you to give double insurance to your data on the network. Also, it is a way to transfer files from one network to another.

Edit task name and change the saved directory of backup images.

Export/Import Tasks The configuration file recorded all your valid backup tasks. Usually, these tasks have been listed in the Home page of AOMEI Backupper. By exporting/importing it in an XML file, you are able to save the record to a safe place in the case of you lost your backup history. You are able to recover all your backup tasks to AOMEI Backupper.

* Only paid editions support using your own SMTP server to send email notifications.

[2014-04-09] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 2.0
 
Files and folders backup and restore Backup a specified file or folder to prevent data loss. For instance, you can create backups for your family pictures, favorite music or other user files. File Backup is more convenient than full backup, because it can directly backup the needed files and avoid the undesired ones. This will not only save much of the operating time but also save storage space.
Command Line Backup AOMEI Backupper provides AMBackup.exe utility for users to make backups from command line interface or by creating a batch (.BAT) file. It is very useful for unattended and multi-task backups. The AMBackup.exe command line utility enables you to perform most of the backup operations that are supported by the AOMEI Backupper graphical user interface (GUI). [Paid]
Backup Scheme It allows you to do disk space management. Either during or after a backup, AOMEI Backupper can automatically delete old backups to free up disk space for new backups based on the mechanisms. [Paid]
Merge Images To make backup image files management easy and simplify restore job, AOMEI Backupper provides "Merge Images" feature which allows you to consolidate multiple incremental backups with initial full backup to build a new full merged backup. [Paid]
Partition Alignment Aligned sector refers to reallocate the physical sector offset of partitions during restoration or clone. This function is mainly used for gaining more efficient use of physical space for a given hard drive or solid-state drive (SSD). With the benefits of aligned sector, you not only can accelerate the inputting speed but can also speed up the outputting performance for HDD and SSD

Windows PE bootable media supports EFI/UEFI boot

If your system is UEFI boot mode, it means that your system is installed on a GPT disk.

Fully support Windows 8.1 system.

[2013-08-27] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 1.6
 

Add comments for incremental and differential backups

Allow you to configure IP, subnet, gateway, DNS for accessing your share folder or NAS.

[2013-08-06] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 1.5
 
Schedule Backup Set up a backup schedule to back up your system and data in a consistent and timely manner. AOMEI Backupper can perform the backup tasks in daily mode, weekly mode or monthly mode. Periodical backup will greatly enhance the security of your Windows PCs and Servers.
Backup to NAS Select Network Attached Storage (NAS) as the destination path for data backup. NAS device allows you to backup & restore in a faster and more convenient way. Users within one company may also share their backup data in this way.

UEFI Boot & GPT Supported

More and more users nowadays tend to choose GPT as the style of hard disk, because GPT disk style supports using disk space larger than 2TB and creating a maximum of 128 primary partitions. AOMEI Backupper completely supports backing up and restoring GPT disk partition. Also it works smoothly with UEFI boot which has been widely adopted by the manufacturers now in computer industry.
Dynamic Disk Volumes Supported Dynamic Volumes enable the users to manage their hard drive with more flexibility than basic disks can give. Dynamic volumes allow the users to set up software RAID directly without hardware RAID controller. AOMEI Backupper supports backup & restore system and data volumes (partitions) on a dynamic disks, including simple, spanned, striped, mirrored and RAID volumes.
Make Bootable USB Drive This new function allows the users to directly create a bootable image of AOMEI Backupper and then burn it to USB Flash Drive or USB Removable Disk. In this way, you can use the USB drive to boot your computer to do backup or restore without accessing into Windows.

Bootable CD Network Supported

Support backup to share folder and restore from share network under bootable CD environment.

Bootable CD Drivers Supported

Allow you to manually add additional drivers when creating a Windows PE Bootable CD.
[2013-02-19] New Features in AOMEI Backupper 1.1
 
Linux Bootable Disc Support AOMEI Linux bootable disc can be used to do restoring operation or cloning operation.
[2012-12-22] Features in AOMEI Backupper 1.0
 

System Backup & Restore

Backup your system in advance, when system crash happens, you can restore it from the backups quickly and easily to restart your computer.

Disk Backup & Restore

Backup disk and restore it to a larger new disk to upgrade disk level without data loss.

Partition Backup & Restore

Backup selective partitions to give double insurance for import data to save backup time and storage space.

Various Image Storage Devices Supported

Backup to local disk, external hard drive, USB flash drive and CD/DVD to make storage more flexible. Especially, save backup images on external hard drive is much safer in case of computer crash.
Incremental & Differential Backups Incremental Backup only backs up the changed or added data compared with the last backup (full, incremental or differential); Differential Backup only backs up the changed or added data compared with the last full backup. Both the two backups can save backup time and storage space.

Clone Partition & Clone Disk

Clone entire partition or disk from one place to another to make an exactly copy of the source partition or disk.

Explore and check image

Explore backup image to find the location of it. This function is useful when you accidently delete the backup task in Home column. Check image to find out whether it is valid for restoration or not.

Split,Compress and Encrypt Backups

Split backup images to smaller ones to make it easy to saving them; compress images to make them occupy less storage space; encrypt backups to prevent them been damaged by unfriendly users.

Hot Backup & Hot Clone

Support VSS (Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service) to backup or clone data without interrupting applications work and restart computer.
NOTES:
  • Some of the above features are only available in the paid version. To learn more, please go to edition comparison.
  • To know complete change items of each upgrade, please refer to change-logs.