Macrium Reflect Free

Macrium Reflect Free

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 534 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.0 build 5154
  • Total Downloads:
    3,720,284
  • Date Added:
    September 26, 2012
  • File Size:
    2.19MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    16,699
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

Editors' Review

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Backing up your computer shouldn't be a tedious task. Macrium Reflect Free Edition makes file backup incredibly easy thanks to its intuitive user interface and helpful wizards.

Installing the program did confuse us a bit, because although it's a free program, it refers to purchasing the program, and you're given a confirmation number. On top of that, the program recommends that you view the online tutorials before getting started, but you might have some trouble deciphering them unless you speak Italian. Luckily, the built-in Help menu is more than adequate and written in English. The user interface is simple but professional in appearance. Intuitive commands line the top of the window, and tabs reveal options for disk images, partitions, XML definitions, and scheduled backups. A helpful wizard guides you through the process of setting up your backup. We were able to quickly select our backup location (local hard disk, network, CD/DVD). Before proceeding, it provides you with a summary of your backup so that you can see the backup type, destination, compression type, and password protection. Here is also where you can make advanced configurations to the compression levels and file sizes.

The program did slow our computer while it worked its magic, and we were unable to browse or work with other resource-intensive programs at the same time. However, we were able to watch the backup process, and the program successfully backed up our C Drive without a hitch. If you're looking for a simple but reliable backup program, we highly recommend Macrium Reflect Free Edition to all users.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.6

    out of 7 votes

    • 5 star 2
    • 4 star 3
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    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 1
  • All Versions

    3.8

    out of 534 votes

    • 5 star 233
    • 4 star 145
    • 3 star 41
    • 2 star 34
    • 1 star 81
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  • 5 stars

    "Very intuitieve easy to use superb piece of software"

    October 17, 2014   |   By Powerbuzzer

    Version: Macrium Reflect Free 5.3 build 7149

    Pros

    No commercials, intuitive use, very quick and for a free version very very complete.
    Tried several other programs and all had their flaws.
    Nothing compared to this piece... Quick restore boot and restore operation.
    If you need quality software for a originally difficult task -- use this one.

    Cons

    None (they should let you pay for this)

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  • 5 stars

    "Great tool, no nagging appearance."

    October 07, 2014   |   By EffordHelgerson

    Version: Macrium Reflect Free 5.3 build 7149

    Pros

    Great tool, no nagging appearance.

    Cons

    Nothing. just download and use it.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 5.0 build 5154
    Version 5.0 build 5154 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
    General
    Publisher Macrium Software
    Publisher web site http://www.macrium.com
    Release Date September 26, 2012
    Date Added September 26, 2012
    Version 5.0 build 5154
    Category
    Category Utilities & Operating Systems
    Subcategory Backup Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 2.19MB
    File Name reflectdl.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 3,720,284
    Downloads Last Week 16,699
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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