Download Disk Image - Best Software & Apps

  • SuperDuper!

    2.7.1

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    Platform
    Mac

    Excellent backup and system recovery tool for Macs

    7
    139 votes
    • PROS: Easy to set up and use, Save drives as a disk image, Smart updates, Very efficient and reliable
    • CONS: Can't save custom backup filters, Interface could be improved a bit
  • MagicDisc

    2.7.106

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create and Mount Disc Images

    7
    264 votes
    • PROS: Handles a number of disk image types like NRG IMG and CIF., Mount digital media on your computer without having to burn digital disk images to physical media
    • CONS: Freeware means some advertisements will be presented on the program
  • Acronis True Image

    2.6571

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    Platform
    Windows

    File and system disk imaging backup and restore

    7
    296 votes
    • PROS: Helpful wizard, Fast, detailed action process, Instantly restore your machine and OS, Backup Outlook data and media files, Create bootable recovery CDs, Create and resize Secure Zone on your PC
    • CONS: Long installation process, Doesn’t handle multiple tasks
  • Macrium Reflect

    7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create exact images of your hard drive and server and clone them

    8
    84 votes
    • PROS: Disk imaging made easy!, You can create a disk image in just a few steps, It's free
    • CONS: Scheduled backups are not very user-friendly, Rescue CD is limited to a few operating systems
  • SelfImage

    1.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create an image of a hard disk or partition

    8
    36 votes
    • PROS: Free to use, Very fast at making images, Optimised for dual core processors
    • CONS: Not enough instructions for beginners, No longer supported, No help
  • Phantom CD

    1.5.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Mount your CD/DVD image files as virtual CD/DVD disc

    5
    16 votes
    • PROS: Protect original disks using virtual drives instead, Mounts image files as drives instantly, Much faster than reading from a disk
    • CONS: Only works with ISO, BIN/CUE files, Unmounting doesn't work properly, ISO files require a lot of space
  • Image for Windows

    2.72

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    Platform
    Windows

    Create an image of your entire hard disk or a partition

    7
    21 votes
    • Win32 Disk Imager

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free software to create an image file from a removable device

      7
      1 vote
      • PROS: This software package is compatible with all versions of Windows., It can be used across multiple computers without requiring a dedicated download.
      • CONS: This bundle is not intended to be used to create copies of a disk partition., It is not compatible with any Windows-based portable devices.
    • Xilisoft ISO Burner

      1.0.56

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      Platform
      Windows

      Super-easy ISO burner

      7
      4 votes
      • PROS: Very easy to use, Supports all main disk image formats
      • CONS: No configuration options
    • NetRestore

      3.4.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Quickly restore a master disk image

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      • All Image

        1.2.3

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Create image files from any disk

        7
        7 votes
        • UFS Explorer Standard Access

          5.17.1

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          Software for access to data on a physical storage, disk image or virtual machine

          10
          1 vote
          • Active@ Disk Image

            9.0.0

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            7
            2 votes
            • Disk Doctors Photo Recovery

              1.0.5

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              Platform
              Mac

              Easy to use photo, audio and video recovery software

              6
              10 votes
              • PROS: Easy to use and setup, Scans all major image types, Also recovers audio and video, Previews recoverable files
              • CONS: Scanning can take some time
            • Virtual Drive Recovery Wizard

              3.2

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              Platform
              Windows

              Virtual machine hard drive data recovery tool to recover & restore data from corrupted or damaged virtual hard disk image

              10
              2 votes
              • BootCD

                0.6.4

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Create a disk image of your Mac OS X with your favorite applications

                6
                12 votes
                • Xilisoft ISO Maker

                  1.0.21

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Save your CDs and DVDs as a disk image

                  0
                  1 vote
                  • PROS: Very easy to use, Simple to navigate
                  • CONS: Only 1 output type, No configuration options, Can only copy entire disks
                • VDI Recovery Wizard

                  3.2

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Oracle VirtualBox data recovery software to restore files from corrupt or broken .vdi (VirtualBox disk image) files

                  10
                  1 vote
                  • Disk Doctors NTFS Data Recovery

                    2.0.1

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                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Recover data from NTFS drives

                    10
                    4 votes
                    • PROS: Easy-to-use wizard-based interface, File Tracer tool, Offers comprehensive disk information, Supports disk image creation
                    • CONS: Won't recover from FAT drives
                  • Macrium Reflect

                    5.1.5732

                    License
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                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Create exact images of your hard drive

                    4
                    20 votes
                    • PROS: Disk imaging made easy!, You can create a disk image in just a few steps
                    • CONS: Scheduled backups are not very user-friendly, Rescue CD is limited to a few operating systems
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