A (backup) imaging program lets you make a full backup of your harddrive, including your Operating System, installed programs, documents, music, pictures, emails.
The 2011 Backup and Imaging Software Poll is complete, and DSLR Software Forum members let us know about their favorite applications:
Click here for the Poll
It was a multiple choice poll.
There were about 200 Participants who voted in the poll.
The clear winner was Acronis True Image.
At the second place was Windows Backup and Restore - Windows 7.
At the third place was Macrium Reflect.
The full list we explored below:
Acronis Backup & Recovery
Acronis True Image
AJSystems Eazy Backup
AJSystems Express Assist
AJSystems OutBack Plus
Carbon Copy Cloner Mac
File Backup Watcher
Genie Backup Manager
Keriver 1-Click Restore
NTI Backup Now
Paragon Backup & Recovery
Paragon System Backup
TeraByte BootIt NG
TeraByte Image for DOS
TeraByte Image for Linux
TeraByte Image for Windows
Time Machine Mac
Windows Backup and Restore - Vista
Windows Backup and Restore - Windows 7
Windows Live OneCare Central Backup
Other - Please specify
Other programs which were mentioned by members:
Dantz Retrospect (old version)
Partition Magic (old version)
Dell recovery disk
Windows Home Server
Drive Manager (coming with a Seagate external drive)
PowerQuest's DriveImage (old version)
Smartware on WD My Book Essential
EASEUS Todo Backup
Seagates Discwizard (slimmed down version of Acronis)
Acronis True Image WD Edition