Feature List

New and Improved Features in v6

WinPE 10 rescue environment

Includes the latest version of the Microsoft Windows Preinstallation Environment offering support for more devices along with USB 3.0 support (CD, DVD, USB or Boot Menu).

Delta Incremental Indexing

Provides a more efficient way of saving incremental backup files by optimizing the size of the index saved with each incremental. Delta indexes only contain a list of changed blocks in the incremental itself.

Rapid Delta Restore (RDR)

Using advanced delta detection technology RDR can rapidly recover data from single, or multiple full backups. Cuts restore times by 90% or more.

Rapid Delta Clone (RDC)

Improving further on the cloning capabilities using technology based on RDR to speed up disk cloning activities by 90% or more.

Template and Custom backup plans

The Macrium Reflect scheduling engine is pre-loaded with templates for traditional, Incremental forever, or you can create your own custom plan.

GFS with backup chain protection 

The traditional GFS backup template has been pre-configured with monthly, weekly, daily activities, and retention rules. Simplifies management of backup chains.

Incrementals forever

An efficient method to continuously maintain a defined number of the most recent incremental backups. The oldest incremental files are consolidated into a single synthetic delta.

Virtual Image Boot

The ability to directly convert a Macrium System Image file into a running VM. Provides instant boot of failed systems for business continuity.

SSD Trim support

This features provides automated SSD optimization providing enhanced SSD performance and longevity.


Core Features in All Products

Backup Features

Disk imaging

Create images of whole disks or selected partitions allowing you to restore operating systems or data volumes without the need to reinstall.

Incremental & differential backups

Create incremental and differential backups from a full backup forming a working backup set and taking less time than a full backup.

File & folder backup

Backup multiple collections of files and folders from different volumes. Includes NTFS permissions and access control lists.  Permissions can also be restored.

File & folder masks

Specify multiple inclusion and exclusion masks for a file & folder backup to ensure only the data you require is included in the backup.

Direct disk cloning

Directly copy one hard disk to another without creating an image file first. Partitions can be ordered and resized during this process.

Recovery Features

WinPE rescue environment

Includes the latest version of the Microsoft Windows Preinstallation Environment offering support for more devices along with USB 3.0 support (CD, DVD, USB or Boot Menu).

Reorder & resize partitions

Change the order and size of partitions as they are restored.


Restore your Windows operating systems to dissimilar hardware using ReDeploy which features a clean, simple and intuitive user interface.

Browse backups

Mount images in Windows Explorer so that you browse the contents of the backup as if you were looking at a normal drive in Windows.

Automation & Management Features

Scripting support

Use backup definitions in VBScript or MS-DOS batch files to include them in your own workflow process.

Compress backups

Includes industry leading compression methodologies to compress resulting backups and conserve disk space.

Backup destination rotation

Easily rotate backup destinations by specifying a list of alternate backup locations.

Comment backups

Add comments to backups to further identify and clarify what a backup is for or what data it contains.

Scheduled backups

Run backup definitions as Windows Tasks on daily, weekly or monthly cycles for unattended backup operations.

Integrated email component

Send backup completion status email notifications with the new integrated email component.

Backup definitions

Store common backup tasks in definition files so that they can be executed in script, as scheduled tasks or from desktop shortcuts.

Retention Rules

Manage the amount of disk space used by specifying how many backup sets to retain.

Security Features

AES Encryption

Use industry Advanced Encryption Standard to encrypt backups, choose between 128, 192 and 256 bit strength for increasing levels of encryption.

Password protection

Add further password protection to a backup to prevent unauthorised access to your data.

Additional Features

Image verification

Verify backups as they are either created or at a later date to ensure backups are in working order.

UEFI Support

Support for the latest UEFI motherboards with GPT booting.

Drag and drop user interface

Intuitive user interface supports drag and drop of partitions when backing up or restoring. With easy to use intuitive wizards and fast access to key functions, backing up and restoring is now easier than ever.


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