From Paragon Software Group:
Paragon Backup & Recovery Free Edition - a time-tested backup and recovery tool. With it, you will have full control over the security of your system and data. Based on solid commercial backup and recovery software from Paragon Software, Backup & Recovery Free Edition will give you a rich set of features that you can trust.
Free Edition can easily create an exact copy of your hard drive, including the operating system, applications, user settings, and all data. Differential backup will allow you to make a backup of only the changed data, thereby speeding up the process and considerably saving the backup storage space. You can place a backup image to a special secured place on the hard disk and get additional level of security to all archives which it contains. Paragon Backup & Recovery also helps you to choose any backup destination - including external storages, CD/DVD/Blu-ray discs, network as well as the secured hidden partition.
You'll be able to return the computer to a previous state without losing data and reinstalling and reconfiguring your programs just in one click any time you need it. Restore fast an entire disk, separate partitions or only files you need from the previously created backup image. Even more, you can use Restore with Shrink option - to restore a backup image to a free block of smaller size taking into account only the amount of actual data of the image. You can also create a bootable USB Flash Drive to recover your PC on demand and much more.
Protecting data today with Paragon Backup & Recovery Free Edition ensures a safe recovery tomorrow, so start your backups now. It is certified for Windows 8.
What's new in this version:
Version 2013 includes new program engine, full Windows 8 and Storage Spaces support.