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Professional and Free Backup Software

MiniTool ShadowMaker Free is a professional backup tool, which can provide data protection services and disaster recovery solutions for your PCs. It is the best backup software that can back up OS, files and folders, disks and partitions. With this backup software, you are able to restore data once a disaster occurs.

What’s New in Version 3.1?

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  • Clone dynamic disk (only for simple volume).
  • Create a bootable USB hard disk.
  • Scheduled backups are still kept after software update.

Highlighted Features

Quick File/System/Disk Backup

Quickly back up files & folders, system and hard disk drives in case an accident happens.

File Sync

File sync is a good feature to synchronize file to other locations so as to keep data safe.

Safe System Restore

Safely restore system to previous state when there is a need.

WinPE Bootable Media BuilderNew

Create bootable media (CD/DVD, USB flash drive or hard disk) to restore OS to previous state.

Incremental Backup Scheme

This feature can help retain the latest backup version and manage the disk space by deleting previous backup images.

Backup Schedule

This feature helps to set backup on a regular basis so as to create automatic file backup.

What Else?

Disk CloneNew

Clone basic disk and dynamic disk without OS
reinstallation so as to improve PC performance.

Manage Remote Computer

Input the IP address of the computer in the LAN to protect data for the remote computer.

Encrypt Backup Images

Provide further data protection by encrypting the data and backup images.

Add Boot Menu

Add MiniTool ShadowMaker to the boot menu to restore system without a bootable media.


Reliable Backup & Recovery Protection

Full system protection allows you to easily back up operating system.

WinPE bootable media enables to restore operating system when disaster happens.


Editor Reviews

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I’m always happy when a program makes backup quick and easy. MiniTool ShadowMaker makes me very happy. Being available in a free version that has all the features the average user needs makes me even happier.


Choosing the right backup software could save you hours of frustration. MiniTool ShadowMaker is very simple to use and makes setting up regular backups refreshingly straightforward.


MiniTool ShadowMaker Free is a handy backup program for Windows. It is compatible with all recent versions of the operating system, and can be used to create individual or regular backups of disks (including the system disk).


MiniTool ShadowMaker is a backup management software solution designed to simplify the creation and management of backups. It enables users to effortlessly create backups and restore them completely without any issue or problem such as data loss or missing information.