By Cherry / Last Updated October 28, 2019

Network attached storage

NAS, the network attached storage, is used for sharing data. It cost less, but do more for home users or business users. They store or backup to NAS, and all individual users can share the data through same network by accessing the NAS drive. That saves a lot of work for delivering data. Thus, backup data to NAS is more and more popular.

NAS backup software review

NAS backup software review will help you to find the best one for NAS backup. Take Windows 7 as an example. Windows 7 has its own backup tool which can help you backup your data to NAS device. But Windows 7 built-in backup tool doesn’t support to backup NAS device. If you want to backup NAS to another place, you have to find another way. For both backup to NAS and backup NAS to anther place, here we highly recommend you AOMEI Backupper Standard, a free backup software that can help backup to NAS or backup NAS more flexible.

AOMEI Backupper Standard is a powerful backup software. It can replace the Windows built-in backup tool. for NAS backup, it only needs a few simple clicks.

Here we take an example of backing up system to NAS drive in Windows 7 with AOMEI Backupper.

Step1. Download AOMEI Backupper Standard to get the freeware. Install and launch it. To backup system to NAS, click System Backup under the Backup tab.

System Backup

Step2.The System Backup will select the C: drive as the source party in default, so here the only thing you need to do is to choose the NAS device as the destination place. Click “Step2”, click Share/NASin the left pane.

Share to NAS

Then, click Add share or NAS device, type the IP address of your NAS device, click OK to confirm.

IP Address

Next, click the IP address, the folders on the NAS drive will be listed in the right box, select one to store the system backup image. Click OK to continue.

Select Folder

Step3. Then, you can clickStart Backup to start the progress.

Start Backup


before you do, you can setup more for your backups by clicking Backup Options under the page, like add comments, make compression, and so on. If you want to automatic backup system to NAS device, you can clickSchedule to set up for daily, weekly, monthly.

After the NAS backup software review, you may find the AOMEI Backupper should be the best NAS backup software for Windows 7/8/10. Besides backup system to NAS, you can also backup to NAS, use it to backup NAS to external hard drive is a very efficient way to keep the data on NAS device safe.