Data sensitivity and protection are among the key issues in information age. Acronis true image is a powerful software product by Acronis. The software has the capability to provide data protection including backup, access, archive and recovery for Microsoft, iOS, OSX and Android operating system. Previously taken image can be restored to another disk with the help of software. The structure and content are replicated to new disk enabling disk cloning and partition resizing even if new disk is of different capacity. The comprehensive application solves the problem of losing any files and if something goes wrong one can restore computer to the way it was.
Operation: Acronis True Image provides two types of backups – File backup and Disk backup. Besides backing up selected group of files on a disk, the software can create full system images that are a replica of an entire disk drive sector by sector. The program can also back up a system hard drive while the operating system is running. The application can also browse the contents of backups and restore them partially or entirely. It can also mount a disk backup as a virtual disk, hence, allowing the user to access them as one would normally do from a read only disk.
Acronis True Image installs Acronis Startup Recovery Manager a computer program that helps restores backups at boot time. The cloud version enables cloud users to back up the mobile devices. Android and iPhone smart phones are supported along with popular windows and iPad tablets. The latest edition also features try and decide option that allows user to perform risky operation such as installation of un-trusted software with the option of returning to the system function before the action in case any problem arises.
Acronis True Image offers backward compatibility for image files with the .tib extension created with a single previous that is image created with an immediate previous version that can be successfully restored. Backups are created to be compatible with between different editions of Acronis True Image within the same version (Home, Enterprise). Compatibility is not guaranteed between the products that are not within the same version.