What Kind of Partitions Can Be Cloned?

Hard disk partitions can be sorted into different kinds in different fields. Here are some popular classifications you can refer to, and AOMEI Backupper is capable of cloning all of them.

  • System and data partition
  • Primary and logical partition
  • NTFS, FAT32, FAT16, EXT3, EXT2, etc. partition
  • GPT and MBR disk partition
  • Dynamic and basic disk partition

Tips:Partition is also called volume, especially in Disk Management. Thus, partition clone is also known as volume clone.

Why Copy/Clone a Partition?

Why would you perform partition clone? The common reasons are as follows:

  • Copy important data or system (if it is a system partition) as a backup.
  • Move partitions from an obsolete disk to an advanced disk, such as HDD to SSD.
  • Create a volume snapshot working environment

Clone Partition with Best Free Partition Clone Software

AOMEI Backupper is a stable and robust backup & clone program. It contains all the features of Windows Backup & Restore, but comes with more advanced features and much simpler operation.
You are able to make an exact copy of a partition using the Partition Clone feature, or create a restorable partition image with the Partition Backup function.
To learn more, please go to the Overview page.