By AOMEI / Last Updated June 4, 2020

Why Windows 10 disk imaging software is needed?

Computer users encounter various problems now and then, such as, system crash, virus attack, bad sector, and so on. All of the problems can lead to data loss, and even worse the computer becomes unbootable. To get your PC back to normal, you only have to reinstall system as well as your programs and then reconfigure everything. It’s troublesome and time-consuming.

To get rid of this situation, you need a free disk imaging software for Windows 10 like AOMEI Backupper Standard and use it to create a disk image in advance. A disk image is a process of backing up the entire hard drive to a compressed image file, which contains the operating system, configuration, programs and all the data. When something goes wrong, the image software for Windows 10 can help you restore the system and the data to the way it was.

The best free disk imaging software for Windows 10 - AOMEI Backupper

AOMEI Backupper Standard is a powerful, excellent, and very popular backup freeware in the market. It provides all kinds of solutions closely related to backup and restoration, which can help you backup and restore disks, system, partitions and files/folders. It should be the best free disk imaging software for Windows 10 with its outstanding features.

  • Free and Easy to Use. It’s totally free Windows 10 disk imaging tools. And it has a clear and user friendly interface, which makes the operation is very easy to be understood.

  • Supports Various Destinations. It allows you to save the backup image on your hard drive, a USB flash drive or a network share.

  • Fast Backup Speed. By comparison, it offers the highest speed among all backup tools. So it can always help save your time.

  • Backup Compression. It helps you save storage space and backup time by compressing the backup image. And you can choose the compression level as you like.

  • Backup Schedule. You can choose to make a disk image dayly/weekly/monthly as per your needs. Also, incremental and differential backup is supported. It’s the intelligent feature, which only backup the changed files after the first backup and can help you save the storage space and the backup time.

Backup disk full is a headache for many people, but now you can get out of it and delete old backups by a specific role. However, the premise is to upgrade from the free version to paid version, such as, AOMEI Backupper Professional, AOMEI Backupper Server, etc.

Want to give it a try now? First download AOMEI Backupper Standard on your computer and follow the steps below to make a disk image with this free Windows 10 disk imaging software.

How to make a disk image with Windows 10 disk imaging software?

Step 1. Launch AOMEI Backupper Standard. Click Backup and then select Disk Backup. To create a system image, you can click System Backup.

Disk Backup

Step 2. To distinguish the disk imaging task from others, double-click the the line at the right side of Task Name. Then, click Add Disk and select the disk you want to backup.

Add Disk

Step 3. Select the destination path for your image. You can choose to backup Windows 10 to USB, external hard drive, network location, etc.

Select Backup Destination

Step 4(optional). Set the backup settings. You can click Schedule and select Daily, Weekly, USB plug in, incremental backup, etc.

Schedule Settings General

Step 5. Finally, click Start Backup option.

Beside Windows 10 disk image tools, it’s still the best free disk cloning software in Windows 10, which can assist you in cloning disk in simple ways. At the same time, you can clone only OS if the target drive is not big enough to save everything on the original disk.


To ensure data safety, the Windows 10 disk imaging software AOMEI Backupper is needed, which can help you create disk imaging backup regularly. Then, you can use it to restore your system after damages happen.

You need to prepare for the worst, maybe your computer won’t start normally one day. So, it’s necessary to create bootable media with this software.

This software is only suitable for home users. But If you are a technician and want to protect unlimited computers within your company, you should pick AOMEI Backupper Technician. With the inbuilt AOMEI Image Deploy tool, you are also allowed to deploy/restore system image file on server-side computer to multiple client-side computers over network.