What Is Command Line Backup?

Command line backup is to create image files for system, partitions or hard drives using command lines. Sometimes it is also called command line copy. Professionals would rather copy through Command Prompt than with GUI so as to save time.

Backup Computer with Command Line Backup Software

AOMEI Backupper is a safe and easy backup and restore program equipped with command line utility. It is an excellent alternative to WBAdmin and goes further than WBAdmin. To learn more about this software, please go to the Overview page.

To launch AOMEI Backupper command lines, you should:
1) Press WIN+R to open the "Run" window. Type "cmd" and press Enter to open Command Prompt.
2) Navigate to the installation directory of AOMEI Backupper by typing “cd C:\Program Files (x86)\AOMEI Backupper” and pressing Enter. The installation directory may differ.

Learn more about AOMEI Backupper command lines.

What to back up?

Operating systems

Disk partitions

Hard drives

How to backup?

Full backup

Incremental backup

Differential backup

Where to backup?

Internal hard disks

External devices

NAS/Share network

Other utilities

Compress backup

Sector-by-sector backup

Encrypt backup

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