Do You Have One Best Disk Cloning Freeware?

Posted by @AOMEI

December 25, 2014

In such circumstances, you want to have one best free disk cloning software when upgrading your hard drive from the older smaller one to a newer larger one under the condition of not having to reinstall the operating system and applications and not losing data. Backup Software in the market may help to solve the problem, but most of them are too expensive. However, AOMEI Backupper 1.6 Edition, which is developed by AOMEI Tech, is recommended to computer users for its reliable performance as well as its cost-effective price.

Why Do We Need a Disk Cloning Software?

In such circumstances, all the files in the computer such as digital photographs, software programs, home videos, music, hardware drives and so on, are copied to another safe location. Even if your main hard disk runs out of service, you do not lose any data.

When you are upgrading the hard disk of your computer, you can just create a disk image of the original hard disk and then migrate that disk image onto the new drive. You do not have to undergo the painful process of reinstalling the OS, all the software or migrating the documents from one hard disk to another. It is all done by the disk imaging software.

How to Clone Disk with AOMEI Backupper Freeware?

AOMEI Backupper, developed by AOMEI Tech not only have backup features and restore features, but also have clone features. In the same time, it can not only back up system and disk but also back up partition. What is more, it can set up a schedule to automatically backup your system and data, especially for users who want to create backups at a lesser frequency or have multiple backup schedules.

The first step is that you should download this tool, install and launch. Then click “Clone” in the left toolbar, then click “disk clone” and select the source disk you want to clone.

disk clone

The second step is that you should select the destination disk. Sector by Sector clone option enables you to clone the entire disk from the source disk to destination disk sector by sector.

Select Source Disk and Destination Disk

The last step is previewing the disk layout after cloning, then clicking “Start Clone” to execute cloning.

Finish Clone

Notes:
1. Large hard drive can be cloned to small hard drive so long as the capacity of destination hard drive is equal or larger than the used space of original hard drive.

2. If the original hard disk contains the system partition, please tick Shut down the computer when the operation completed option. The software will shut down automatically the computer when the clone completed.

For more information, please go to the main page of AOMEI Backupper.