AOMEI Backupper Review

AOMEI-BackuperCountless Windows users have suffered from losing data on their computers, because Internet, Windows OS and computer hardware are never safe enough as they should be. Currently third party utilities are still considered as necessities for us to ensure the safety of our data. Here today we’d like to introduce you an easy-to-use Windows backup freeware: AOMEI Backupper. And it just happened to be upgraded to Version 1.5 lately. Let’s go take a look.

User Interface

Almost everyone in our department gives a thumb up to AOMEI Backupper’s well-designed and easy-to-follow user interface. It’s quite suitable to the users who don’t have much in-depth IT knowledge. Using dark blue as the color of the background makes the first impression of AOMEI Backupper relaxing and refreshing. The layout is clear and straightforward with main functions listed on the left side. While left the middle pane to show detailed information of each option in the operation. Moreover, graphs are always available throughout the whole operation to provide the specifications of the disk/partitions in a direct way.

Main Features

As an extremely easy-to-use Windows backup utility, AOMEI Backupper includes only three main functions: backup, restore and clone. A small number in functions does not mean AOMEI Backupper is inadequate. In fact, for most light users who merely want to make a backup, less functions gives them a more efficient solution.

For the backup function, we users are allowed to backup the system, partitions or even a whole disk to the local hard drive or an external storage device including NAS. Before backup, we can add password for the backup image, select the compression level in order to fit the remaining storage space in our devices. The latest version 1.5 enables us to set a schedule for the program to perform the backup periodically. About the supported format, AOMEI Backupper now perfectly supports GPT disk style and UEFI boot.

As for the restore function, there is not much to say: We can restore partitions/system/disk without hurdles. AOMEI Backupper has proved itself stable and reliable in our test. Besides, in version 1.5, we can restore from NAS devices. It’s very helpful to small business users.

The clone function can be considered as a bonus for the users who have purchased a new hard drive recently. AOMEI Backupper allows us to copy partitions or a whole hard drive to the a one. Please note that to clone one disk to another, AOMEI Backupper will wipe out the data on the destination disk directly.

But what if the system crashes and blocks access to Windows? Don’t worry, we can burn AOMEI Backupper to a CD or USB device now.


Although AOMEI Backupper does not have many additional functions, it does focus on the core need of the users and provides them with reliable and also easy-to-use backup & restore functions. If you are inexperienced in computers and want to spend least money to guard your data, AOMEI Backupper is an ideal choice.

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