Why need third-party backup software?

A third-party Windows backup software is necessary because Windows built-in backup program has some limits. As a Windows user, I used from Windows XP to the latest Windows 10. The backup program in every version are different. They are discontinuous. After upgrading operating system, users have to spend some time to adapt new backup program.

On the other side, Windows in-built backup software has some disadvantages. Take Windows 7’s backup tool as an example. If you create a system image file, you only can restore it in the normal system. In other words, if you can’t enter into the system, you can’t do nothing. On the contrary, third-party backup software break through these limitations. What’s more, third-party Windows backup software provides more functions and more choices compare to Windows one.

Following we will focus on a full-scale Windows backup software – AOMEI Backupper.

Overview of AOMEI Backupper

AOMEI Backupper developed by AOMEI Technology. When talking about AOMEI, I’d like to mention its other products – Windows disk management alternative – AOMEI Partition Assistant, AOMEI OneKey Recovery, AOMEI PXE Boot, AOMEI PE Builder, AOMEI Image Deploy, vrBackupper, etc. Next, I will tell you more information about it.

Now AOMEI Backupper only designed for Windows OS. The latest version is 4.6.1. It has several editions, two freeware. Free backup software – AOMEI Backupper Standard Edition is used by most people. Another freeware AOMEI Backupper Standard for Win 7 Edition does not support Windows XP and Windows Vista. AOMEI Backupper Professional is used by most people in paid editions for PC backup.

Features of AOMEI Backupper

As a backup application, backup & restore are main features of AOMEI Backupper. To learn about AOMEI Backupper’s features, there are two ways: one is trying it by yourself, another one is read the tutorials and help documents on its official website. Here, I will explain it to you with screenshots.

Backup: system backup, disk backup, partition backup, file backup and file sync. It supports many storage devices, such as backup to NAS. Backup task can be committed by command line. Since 3.5 version, it added new feature: event-triggered scheduling backups. Even free edition has this feature, while some similar backup software are paid to use, this is an advantage of AOMEI Backupper. Since 4.0, it added real-time file sync.

About restoring. Every backup has a corresponding restore. Besides these, AOMEI Backupper supports universal restore, restore from bootable disc, selective files restore and so on.

AOMEI Backupper is also a hard drive clone software: disk clone, system clone and partition clone. Windows has not these functions.

It integrates many practical utilities: check image, explore image, import/export configuration, AOMEI PXE Boot Tool, View logs, Create bootable media, system optimization is cooperated with IObit. Paid edition has more utilities. You see, AOMEI PE Builder and AOMEI PXE Boot are deriving from AOMEI Backupper indeed. AOMEI Centralized Backupper is a new product released last year. Now AOMEI Backupper 4.6.1 is able to be controlled and managed as clients by our brand-new AOMEI Centralized Backupper 2.0 to perform files and folders backup from one central management console.


AOMEI Backupper is an excellent backup software. To learn more about it, you can watch videos from YouTube and read reviews in famous software website. What’s more important, you should try it by yourself.