With this application, you are able to create copies of all areas of the HDD for future use or storage. Moreover, it automatically skips damaged sectors.
Raw Copy is a compact Windows utility that allows you to make exact duplicates of hard disc drives. Additionally, it supports a wide range of external devices.
Aim and compatibility
HDDs can sometimes fail to work. That may mean that the entire data collection is lost. With this tool you can create copies of the contents on any hard drive. The application has a simple GUI that should be easy to figure out, thanks to the intuitive layout.
The program is able to make duplicates of an HDD, regardless of the interface. It supports:
You also have the option to use portable storage devices such as SD, MMC and various Memory Sticks.
The software allows you to create sector-by-sector copies of all areas of the drive. The output file will include MBR, boot records, partitions and the space in between them. If there are any bad sectors on the disk, the utility will skip them. As a result you will get a flawless copy of the drive.
Moreover, in contrast to Partition Logic, this program provides instruments for creating images of USB sticks, so that you are able to backup its contents for future use.
You may use this tool for various purposes. For example, you can replicate a damaged HDD and attempt data recovery on the copy or migrate from one hard drive to another. It is also worth noting that this software will be useful to QA engineers as it allows them to quickly restore saved image files.
- free to download and use;
- gives you the ability to create copies of HDDs;
- compatible with modern Windows versions;
- supports a wide range of storage devices;
- it is possible to make backups of flash drives.