Why Backup to External Hard Drive?

A lot of users backup system to the local hard disk, because it is very convenient for them to access the image file when they need to restore system. However, image files on local disks may be damaged due to computer crashing, hard disk errors, or virus attack. In order to keep image files safe, you may backup to an external hard drive.

AOMEI Backupper Standard is the best backup to external hard drive software for free. It enables you to backup files to an external hard drive using either the File Backup or Sync feature. It also offers other backup types such as system backup, disk backup, and partition backup. To auto backup PC to an external hard drive, you can make use of the Schedule function. For more about this software, please go to the Overview page.

Features of AOMEI Backupper Standard

Learn more about professional software to backup to external hard drive:

Backup & Restore
You can backup computer data to external hard drive and restore it easily when problems occur.
System Backup & Restore: Backup Windows system to external hard drive and restore corrupted system.
Partition Backup & Restore: Backup the whole partition to external hard disk and restore partition data.
Disk Backup & Restore: Backup all files on a disk including invisible files to external HDD or SSD and restore damaged disk.
File Backup & Restore: Backup specific files or folders to external hard drive and restore lost files.
Sync: Sync or transfer important folders to external hard drive.
You can migrate data and files to external hard drive, or USB storage drive easily and safely.
Disk Clone: Copy the whole disk data to a new HDD or SSD.
System Clone [Paid]: Migrate Windows system to an SSD to improve computer performance.
Partition Clone: Clone data on one partition to another, such as clone NTFS partition.
You can use other useful utilities offered by AOMEI Backupper.
Create Bootable Media: Create a bootable USB, or CD/DVD, and allow you to restore data when computer crashes.
Explore Image: Mount system/disk/partition backup image as the virtual partition in computer and allow you to read it.
Import/Export Configuration: Import or export configuration files to manage your backup tasks.
AOMEI PXE Boot Tool [Paid]: Boot multiple computers in the same network from one server to maintain them.

AOMEI Backupper Standard only supports Windows PC operating systems like Windows 10/8/7. If your computer is running Windows Server operating system like Windows Server 2019/2016/2012, please purchase AOMEI Backupper Server.
Moreover, if you want to provide profitable technical services to others, AOMEI Backupper Technician Plus will do you a favor.