Best NTI Echo Cloning Software Alternative - AOMEI Backupper

Looking for an alternative to NTI Echo data migration software? Here describe the best NTI Echo alternative - AOMEI Backupper to upgrade HDD to SSD without any issues in Windows 11, 10, 8, 7.


By Ivy Updated on October 19, 2022

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NTI Echo Data Migration Software

Many manufacturer have been released its special data migration tool, like Toshiba SSD migration software, Kingston SSD tool, SanDisk SSD clone software, Samsung data migration software, Intel data migration software, etc. NTI Echo cloning Software is one of these tools, which is special designed by NTI Corporation for data migration from a hard drive (HDD) to anther hard drive, like a larger HDD or a faster solid state drive (SSD) in Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/1/110. Its the lastest verison is NTI Echo 5.

In addition, NTI Corporation also released a NTI Echo cloning software for Toshiba called NTI Echo 3 for Toshiba, which only works with specific Toshiba SSD drives.

If you want to clone Windows operating system, NTI Echo system cloning software provided by NTI and Silicon Power could help you.

NTI Echo Not Cloning Problems

However, you may encounter these NTI Echo not cloning problems like the following:

  • I have problems booting my laptop after installing NTI Echo 3 to migrate Windows 8 from original HDD to a new Toshiba 480GB SSD drive. The process stopped working. I had to restart my PC, but after that, I can’t restart my computer, and stuck in boot loops. Hope there is some expert advice, thanks.

  • I planning to clone my boot drive to another SSD drive, but the NTI Echo 3 cloning software does not allow me to do that, Why this happening? Can I use an alternative to NTI Echo data migration software to do this work?

Besides, NTI Echo has some limitations you should take it into consideration:

  • NTI Echo does not support Microsoft Surface devices.

  • Dynamic disks also not supported.

  • You cannot use NTI Echo cloning software to work with RAID.

Hence, it’s time for an alternative to NTI Echo data migration software to clone hard drive to SSD in Windows 10/8/7. and you will find NTI Echo alternative - AOMEI Backupper Professional below according to the following words.

NTI Echo 5 vs AOMEI Backupper

To make it clear for you to know the difference between NTI Echo cloning software and AOMEI Backupper, please refer to the following chart.


Echo 5


AOMEI Backupper Professional

Supported OS

Windows11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista or XP

Windows11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista or XP


$ 29.99



Disk Clone

Partition Clone

System Clone


Intelligent Clone

Sector By Sector Clone

Edit Partitions While Cloning

Create Bootable Media


SSD Alignment


System/Partition/Disk/File Backup


Full/Incremental/Differential Backup


Schedule Backup


File Sync


  • √ means support;

  • - means not support.

According to the above chart, you will find the AOMEI Backupper provides more powerful features for you than NTI Echo 5 to protect your data in Windows computer, like migrate OS to SSD with system clone, use intelligent clone to clone used part while cloning larger disk to smaller disk without losing data, create bootable media to boot the unbootable computer, acclerate the reading and writting speed for SSD with SSD Alignment while cloning HDD to SSD, etc.

Therefore, it’s not an exaggeration to regard AOMEI Backupper Professional as the NTI Echo alternative.

Best NTI Echo Alternative - AOMEI Backupper

AOMEI Backupper Professional as an alternative to NTI Echo data migration software, which is the best disk cloning software for Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP. It’s a perfect performance highly approved by users, you can replace hard drive to SSD without losing data, and make it bootable after cloning without any issues.

This NTI Echo alternative software - AOMEI Backupper Professional benefits you from the following aspects:

  • Support Dynamic Disk, RAID, Virtual Machine and Microsoft Surface devices.

  • Speed up the SSD and its lifespan.

  • Clone used part by default to enables you to clone hard drive to smaller SSD/HDD, as long as the destination disk could hold all data from the source disk.

Please download the NTI Echo cloning software alternative 30-day free trial to have a try: (the Clone features in free trial can only be demonstrated, please upgrade to enjoy)

Download Free Trial Win 11/10/8.1/8/7/XP
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How to Clone HDD to SSD with NTI Echo Alternative

The following words will show you how to upgrade HDD to SSD without losing data with the NTI cloning kit, here it goes:

1. Perform an alternative to NTI Echo data migration software - AOMEI Backupper Professional, connect your SSD to the computer and make it can be detected. Select Disk Clone at the Clone tab.

Choose Disk Clone

2. Choose the hard drive (HDD) as the source disk to clone.

Choose Source HDD

3. Select the larger or smaller SSD drive as destination location.

Choose Destination SSD

★ Tip: The target disk will be wiped out after the cloning operation, please backup files first.

4. Check the SSD Alignment option, then click Start Clone to perfrom SSD upgrade easily with NTI Echo alternative.

Disk Clone SSD Alignment Checked

★ Tips:
✿ You can tick Sector by sector clone to clone all the sectors if your SSD drive is larger than the HDD.
✿ Edit Partitions is capable of adjust the partition size automatically to fully use the storage space on destination disk while cloning, it’s quite smart for you.

Wait for about 30 minutes or so, replace the hard drive with the cloned SSD, then boot from it, that’s all.


With the best NTI Echo alternative, AOMEI Backupper Professional also provides you the features to transfer files from one computer to another, sync files in real time, sync files both ways (two-way sync, or bidirectional sync), create a system image backup, restore to dissimilar hardware computer, command line backup/restore/clone, etc.

For Windows Server users, please try AOMEI Backupper Server to enjoy more.

Ivy · Editor
Ivy is an editor of AOMEI Technology, she covers backup & restore,hard disk & partitions management and cloud files transfer and so on for AOMEI. She is an outgoing girl and enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems. She loves traveling, eating, reading and so on. She usually hangs out with friends at her leisure time.