Free FBackup Alternative You Need to Backup Windows 10/8/7

As the best free alternative to FBackup, AOMEI Backupper is easier to use and provides more features than FBackup.


By Delia Updated on December 20, 2022

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About FBackup

FBackup is free backup software to backup files or folders using "mirror backup". It allows you to create one time backup or scheduled/automatic backup job to any USB removable storage device, local hard drive or network shared location. With the support for many plugins, you can easily backup the software files saved deep within.

However, it supports neither system backup nor disk imaging. Therefore, you need to find an FBackup alternative to create a system image or disk image. Furthermore, it only keeps 1 version of backup, so incremental backup and differential backup are out of the question.

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Free alternative to FBackup - AOMEI Backupper Standard

Free backup and restore software, AOMEI Backupper Standard, is a superb replacement for FBackup.

  • It allows you to create image backup of Windows system, entire hard drive, files and folders to any local or network location as long as it is detected in File Explorer.

  • You can use it to create multiple scheduled backup jobs and keep as many versions of backup as you want.

  • It provides more functions than FBackup such as incremental backup and differential backup and email notification.

With backup images around, you can restore your data whenever you need. Apart from restoring a backup within Windows, you can create a bootable media in order to restore image backup in case of boot failure.

Create a system image backup with AOMEI Backupper

As a kind of software similar to FBackup, AOMEI Backupper has made it extremely easy to create a system image backup in Windows 10/8/7. You do not need to select the items to be included in the system backup as the program will do it automatically.

1. Download AOMEI Backupper. Install and launch the program on your computer.

Download FreewareWin 11/10/8.1/8/7/XP
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2. Click the “Backup” tab and select "System Backup".

System Backup

3. The program will give the task a name and you can change it. Then click on the second bar to choose a local folder or a network shared folder as the destination path to keep the backup image.

Select Destination Path

4. For extra backup settings, you can configure them from “Options”. You can also set an automatic backup from “Schedule Backup”. After that, click “Start Backup” to start the backup.

Start Backup

While the backup is running, you can click the Settings icon to configure the following things:

- Check backup integrity on completion.

- Tell computer what to do on completion: shut down, restart, hibernate, or sleep.

Progress Settings


If you are looking for an FBackup alternative, AOMEI Backupper is the one. It can do what FBackup can do and it is more versatile. It enables you to perform system backup and disk backup besides files/folders backup.

In case you want to move Windows installation to another/a new computer without reinstalling OS, you can upgrade to AOMEI Backupper Professional to restore system to dissimilar hardware.

Delia · Editor
Delia owns extensive experience in writing technology-related blog posts, and has been a part of AOMEI since 2020 to provide expertise in data security and disaster recovery. She works with Windows operating systems, SQL databases, and virtualization platforms such as VMware and Hyper-V, specializing in troubleshooting and advising on data protection and migration.