From PC Disk Tools:
PC Disk Clone backup computer hard drive and partition to another drive or alternatively in image files. Large drive to small drive, small drive to large drive can both be done. Disk layout and partition size are implicitly resized to match your target drive size. Moreover, PC Win Boot, which is a Windows PE boot disk builder, is included.
Disk to Disk, Partition to Partition:
When moving disk data from one computer to another, you always want to copy everything from old PC to the new one and use it right away. Disk to Disk and Partition to Partition functions are designed to accomplish these.
Disk to Image, Image to Disk:
Back up entire hard disk protects everything. You may store the image files where ever you want, like USB hard drive, and keeps using other spaces for other files.
Partition to Image, Image to Partition:
This feature can help you to backup only system drives and use the image files as system restoration resource when Windows crashes.
Extend Disk layout, Extend Partition size:
When cloning to larger disk or restoring image to larger disk, the disk layout is extended to use all available disk space of the target hard drive. When cloning to larger partition or restoring partition image to larger partition, the partition size is extended to the original size of the target partition.
Shrink Disk layout, Shrink Partition size:
You might use some company's software to back up your hard drive to a larger one, and when you want to restore it you realize that the software does not allow you to copy a large hard drive to a small one. For PC Disk Clone X, it help you solve the problems.
Create disk instant snapshot:
This feature make sure the backups using snapshots are intact and the files are in consistent state.
Clone only used blocks or all blocks:
You can clone only used blocks or all blocks. Used blocks mode can save a lot of disk space and time.
Create bootable Windows PE disk:
PC Disk Clone X includes PC Win Boot product, which can make a bootable Windows PE 3.0 CD/DVD or USB Drive in a couple of steps
What's new in this version:
1. Disk to Disk, Partition to Partition
2. Disk to Image, Image to Disk
3. Partition to Image, Image to Partition
4. Extend Disk layout, Extend Partition size
5. Shrink Disk layout, Shrink Partition size
6. Create disk instant snapshot
7. Clone only used blocks or all blocks
8. Create bootable Windows PE disk
9. Support IDE, SATA, SCSI, USB, Firewire hard drives
10. Support all main Windows OS distributions