HDClone 6

Basic Edition

Backup and cloning for private users. The Basic Edition is a valuable tool for 1:1 data backups, bulk images and migration of operating system and data.

Partition copies and backups

In addition to drive cloning you can select single partitions and clone them separately—either directly on the target drive or as file image.

USB devices

Clone from and onto USB devices, like key drives and card readers—on Windows as well as in the self-booting version.

new: Bluetooth input devices in self-booting mode

More independence und flexibility: HDClone 6 supports Bluetooth mice and keyboards in self-booting mode.

new: Windows 10 support

HDClone 6 supports all Windows versions from XP—including the new Windows 10.

Self-booting and on Windows

HDClone offers a self-booting version (HDClone/S) and a Windows application (HDClone/W). Both versions use the same user interface, so switching between the two is no problem.

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Features

Advanced Format

Support for modern sector sizes

For over 30 years, 512 Bytes have been the one-and-only standard sector size for any PC mass storage media. Now modern drives in “Advanced Format” can have different sector sizes (512, 512e, 1Kn, and 4Kn). HDClone allows you to create clones and file images between disks with different sector formats and converts NTFS and FAT file systems automatically.

Self-booting (new: Bluetooth, SecureBoot) and Windows

HDClone works without an operating system

HDClone can be booted from CD/DVD, floppy and USB stick, even on SecureBoot systems, so you even can recover an image without a working operating system. With identical interfaces on both programs there is complete ease in switching between the self-booting version and the Windows program and supports USB and Bluetooth mice and keyboards.

File images

Perfect for back-ups

Instead of a direct copy from medium to medium, you can also store an exact image of the medium in a file image. These file images can be stored, archived, or transmitted via network and the Internet. They can be restored 1:1 to a medium which then behaves just like a direct copy had been made.

Miray Virtual Disk

Direct access to file images

From the Basic Edition on, HDClone includes the software Miray Virtual Disk. You can use this software to mount file images that have been created with HDClone as virtual Windows drives. This allows you to access files and folders in an image directly without having to restore the image to a physical disk before.

UEFI and GPT support

Supports UEFI BIOS and GUID partition tables

This feature allows HDClone to run on computers with new UEFI BIOS. GPT partitions used for large (> 2 TB) hard disks are recognized automatically and copied correctly.

Upsizing with AutoExpand

Upsizing on the fly

HDClone can increase your FAT, NTFS and ext2/ext3/ext4 partition size automatically on the fly during copying.

Reducing with AutoReduce

Reducing on the fly for FAT and NTFS

HDClone can decrease your NTFS and FAT partition size automatically on the fly during copying. This allows you to adjust partition sizes during cloning or to migrate to smaller media. Perfect for migrating to (usually smaller) SSD drives.

HotCopy & LiveImage

Copies and backup during operation

HDClone now can create copies and file images of drives and partitions during Windows operation - even for the system volume.

Safe data recovery

Read defective media in SafeRescue mode

When copying from media with defective areas these areas will be skipped in the first run. The rescue operation will be performed at the end of the process to prevent further disk damage.

License options

HDClone 6 Basic Edition may be exclusively obtained as Private Workplace License (Online Shop).

Private Workplace License

A Private Workplace License allows the licensee to permanently install and use1 the product on up to two PCs, typically a PC and a notebook. Being a Private License, it may be used for non-commercial activites only.

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For temporary licenses this only applies within the corresponding period. The period can be extended after termination.
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The volume is determined upon purchase.

Operating systems

Self-booting (HDClone/S)

  • 586 processor or higher
  • 256 MB RAM
  • VGA graphics
  • bootable CD/DVD or USB drive
  • UEFI is supported

Windows program (HDClone/W)

See the hardware requirements of your Windows version (XP onwards). Does not run on Windows Server.

Supported Controllers

Controller typeself-bootingon Windows
PCI-IDE/ATA hard disk controlleryesyes
Busmaster IDE controlleryesyes
USB 1.1 (UHCI, OHCI)yesyes
USB 2.0 (EHCI)yesyes
USB 3.0 (XHCI)yesyes
AHCI (SATA II) controlleryesyes
Firewire/IEEE1394 (OHCI)nono
Adaptec SCSI host adapter*nono
Other SCSI host adapter (LSI, …)nono
SAS host adapternono
RAID controllernono
*
A complete list of Adaptec SCSI host adapters supported by HDClone/S is to be found here.

Supported Media

Media typeself-bootingon Windows
USB key drivesyesyes
IDE, ATA, SATA, eSATAyesyes
USByesyes
Firewire, SCSInono
SSDyesyes
SASnono
CompactFlashyesyes
SD, MMCyesyes
xD and othersyesyes

Supported file systems

Modeself-bootingon Windows
Copyanyany
Imageanyany
Up-sizingNTFS, FAT, ext2–4NTFS, FAT, ext2–4
Image target*NTFS, FATany
*
Image files need to be stored to certain file systems (on Windows, any supported file system may be used).

Maximum copy rate: 50 MB/s

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