Partclone

The Free and Open Source Software for Partition Imaging and Cloning

About Partclone

Partclone is a program similar to the well-known backup utility "Partition Image" a.k.a partimage. Partclone provides utilities to save and restore used blocks on a partition and is designed for higher compatibility of the file system by using existing libraries, e.g. e2fslibs is used to read and write the ext2 partition.

Partclone now supports ext2, ext3, ext4, hfs+, reiserfs, reiser4, btrfs, vmfs3, vmfs5, xfs, jfs, ufs, ntfs, fat(12/16/32), exfat. The available programs are:

partclone.btrfs
partclone.ext2, partclone.ext3, partclone.ext4
partclone.fat32, partclone.fat12, partclone.fat16
partclone.ntfs
partclone.exfat
partclone.hfsp
partclone.jfs
partclone.reiserfs
partclone.reiser4
partclone.ufs (with SU+J)
partclone.vmfs (v3 and v5)
partclone.xfs

Our Team Information

Project admins: Thomas_Tsai
Co-developer: Jazz Yao-Tsung Wang, Steven Shiau, Ceasar Sun
Operating system: GNU/Linux
License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
Other related projects developed by us: Diskless Remote Boot in Linux (a.k.a DRBL), Clonezilla, Tuxboot, DRBL-winroll, Tux2live, Cloudboot.