ShadowMaker Pro 4.4

Reliable data protection and disaster recovery solution for Windows 11/10/8/7. Complete, easy and safe to use.

MiniTool ShadowMaker Keeps Your Data Safe

MiniTool ShadowMaker Pro brings easy file backup, system backup and disk/partition backup to Windows users. It comes with clear interface and works fast. In addition, this data backup software offers full, differential, incremental and scheduled backups that really make it easy to customize your backup plan.

What’s New in Version 4.4?

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  • Newly added MiniTool System Booster into Tools to maximize PC performance.
  • Optimized the in-app purchase process.

Essential Backup Features

To ensure data security, this Windows backup software puts forward file backup, system backup, and disk/partition backup in case of any accidents. Besides, the WinPE bootable rescue media helps get operating system back to its prior state even it fails to boot.

File/Folder Sync

File/Folder Sync

Synchronize open files and folders to other locations so that you can effectively keep your data safe.

File/Folder Backup

File/Folder Backup

Back up files and folders even when they are in use so that you have a way to restore if the files get lost/deleted.

System Backup

System Backup

Operating system can crash by serious virus invasion or after an unstable Windows update. Regular system backup keeps your PC running after restore.

Disk/Partition Backup

Disk/Partition Backup

It is always good to image important drives. ShadowMaker helps back up NTFS partitions with cluster sizes ranging from 512 byte to 2 MB.

Disk Clone

Disk Clone

MiniTool ShadowMaker offers Disk Clone feature to copy basic disk and dynamic disk within only a few clicks. In addition, Disk Clone makes sense when you upgrade HDD to SSD.

Quick Disaster Recovery

Compared with the products of the same kind, MiniTool ShadowMaker takes less time for disaster recovery, allowing you to restore systems, disks, partitions or files to previous state immediately. With WinPE bootable media builder, MiniTool ShadowMaker is able to restore computer from backup image files in the following situations:

  • Blue screen error Blue screen error
  • Ransomware attack Ransomware attack
  • Hard drive failure Hard drive failure
  • System crash System crash
  • Natural disaster Natural disaster
  • Human error Human error

What Else?

Customize Backup Schedule

Customize Backup Schedule

Set up automatic backups. For instance, set up the software to back up daily, weekly, monthly or when a user signs in or signs out the operating system.

Change Backup Scheme

Change Backup Scheme

When backup scheme is enabled, MiniTool ShadowMaker will perform full / incremental / differential backup tasks as well as manage disk space by deleting the old backup image file versions.

Change Data Encryption Method

Change Data Encryption Method

MiniTool ShadowMaker not only provides password protection to your image files but also offers two data encryption methods to safeguard the image backup files.

Universal Restore

Universal Restore

If you are restoring Windows system image to a computer with dissimilar processor, motherboard, or chipset, Universal Restore guarantees successful boot.

Compare MiniTool ShadowMaker Editions

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  • Free
  • ProMonthly SubscriptionLicense is valid for one-month usage starting from the purchase date. This subscription will be automatically renewed unless licensee unsubscribes before the next term.
  • ProAnnual SubscriptionLicense is valid for one-year usage starting from the purchase date. This subscription will be automatically renewed unless licensee unsubscribes before the next term.
  • Pro UltimatePerpetual LicenseLicense is valid for lifetime usage starting from the purchase date.
  • Free
  • USD $ 9.99/month

    Normally $20.00

  • USD $ 3.00/month

    Normally $10.00

  • USD $ 79.00

    Normally $158.00

  • License type
  • 1 license for 1 PC
  • 1 license for 2 PCs
  • 1 license for 3 PCs
  • Support Windows 7/8/8.1/10/11
  • File backup & restore
  • System backup & restore
  • Partition backup & restore
  • Disk backup & restore
  • Sync file & locate
  • Clone system disk
  • Clone non-system disk
  • Clone dynamic disk (simple volume)
  • Full/differential backup scheme
  • Support Universal Restore
  • Back up in WinPE
  • Restore in WinPE
  • Sync in WinPE
  • Clone in WinPE
  • Manage backups in WinPE
  • Manage sync in WinPE
To run MiniTool ShadowMaker on Windows Server environment, choose Business Editions.

Tech Specification

Hardware Requirements

Processor Pentium 1 GHz, 1GB RAM for 32-bit OS, 2GB RAM for 64-bit OS, 1.5 GB free disk space

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 7/8/8.1/10/11 all editions

Supported File Systems

exFAT, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, Ext2/3/4

Supported Storage Media

HDD, SSD, USB External Disks, Hardware RAID, Network Attached, Storage (NAS), Home File Server

Editors' Review

I’m always happy when a program makes backup quick and easy. ShadowMaker is a super-competent, nicely rendered imaging program. Have at it, and take a look at the pro version when it appears.
We found this a comprehensive, advanced tool and there were no settings or features that seemed difficult to work out. The process was simple and straight forward which would please those who are more on the novice side…
MiniTool ShadowMaker is a capable backup tool with a lot of features and functionality. Check it out if you're interested in this kind of app.

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