What Is Disk Image?

“Image” can be a noun or a verb, which gives “disk image” different meanings. When “image” functions as a noun, “disk image” means a copy/backup of a hard disk; when “image” functions as a verb, “disk image” means the action to create a copy/backup of a hard drive.

AOMEI Backupper, the best free disk image tool for Windows 10/8/7, enables you to not only create disk images but also restore disks from the images created by it. Besides disk image, you are able to create system image, partition image, and file image.

How to create a disk image?


Learn how to image a disk via AOMEI Backupper in a few steps below:

Step 1. Open this disk image program and choose Disk Backup in Backup panel.

Step 2. Select the source drive you want to image. If you want to get a system disk image, choose the system disk here.

Step 3. Choose a destination path to store the image file. Both local and network location are supported. Then, click Start Backup to carry out disk image.

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