Acronis True Image 2017, we have tested it

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Acronis True Image 2017 is a software that performs backups in the cloud, in some external storage or both, in a scheduled or manual way, so as not to lose your data in the event of a breakdown of your computer or due to accidental deletions or viruses.

The first thing I have to say is that, although I already knew him, I have been impressed again with this product that worth more than what it costs. Yes, it seems that I am starting from the end but … don`t panic, I present all the data below so that you can draw your own conclusions.

Acronis True Image 2017

Available apps

It’s better than any simple cloud copy solution to start with, since Acronis 2017 with his Dual Protection ™ it allows you recover your data both from the cloud and from your external drive or NAS and also, as a novelty in this version, it makes backup copies of the mobile that you have and your wall of Facebook.

Acronis True Image 2017

One of the options offered by this program

A little history

Acronis True Image is a well-known product in the professional computing world. The first version 6.0 was released in 2002 and made it possible to make copies of disc data (called “images”) on external discs and DVD-Rs.

Despite the fact that in those years there was a large (well-known) company with “ghost” software that exercised a certain dominance over that market, the newcomer Acronis True Image a niche quickly became one of the IT professionals.

Acronis True Image 2017

2002 “WinXP” type interface

In 2004 version 8.0 already allowed using the network to make images. In 2010 it saved your local e-mail files, used network folders and FTP servers. And finally, in 2013 it already allowed access from a mobile phone.

What do I mean by this whole story? Simply that Acronis True Image 2017 It is not a program that has just landed on the market and is offered free, with doubtful reliability and origin, and of which you have the doubt that they have been deeply refined.

Acronis is a company with many years of experience, millions of clients and, to this day, I find it trust. Particularly when I use Acronis True Image 2017, I think I have much less chance of a catastrophic loss of my data. Below you can see some evidence of this.

Main functions of Acronis True Image 2017

All the functions that we have are managed from one simple and intuitive interface focused on both mouse and keyboard and touch devices, which will be very useful for all the functionalities of Acronis True Image 2017 what are we gonna see. Let’s go on to list those functions.

1. Save to the cloud to save more disk space

As you can see, choosing large files that you do not need on your disk and storing them in your server quota, it could not be easier with Acronis 2017. Of course, do not forget that it is always convenient, for this or other similar tasks, to have a fiber connection … or a long time.

The limitation will always be in our connection, not in the program, which can take advantage of everything we have hired at home to upload data, with three priority levels (low, normal and high).

Acronis True Image 2017, we have tested it

It’s simple: choose a folder or the entire disk and press the button

We have put the service to the test by uploading 200 gigabytes of our data from a disk very similar to the one we analyze in this article, which has been absorbed without problems constantly maintaining values ​​close to the maximum rise of which we have (50 megabytes).

Acronis True Image 2017, we have tested it

We can continue with something else, Acronis will continue to do the job

And not only that but during the copy we suffered a BSD (the dreaded blue screen, come on). No problem: after restarting, we select the folder that contained the 200 gigs of data again, and the program continued where it had left off until it finished successfully.Great reliability and efficiency

, we expected no less.

Due to an awkwardness of the editor with the configuration of the computer’s CPU voltage (can’t you keep your hands still ?!)

Acronis True Image 2017

The easiest thing and what can save us the most time 3. Recover a PC or Mac that won’t bootThe function that will give us the most joy. To do this previously, in addition to having made a backup, we will have a rescue device configured (a

, for example)

How important is it to explain yourself well

Acronis True Image 2017 How important is it to explain yourself well We also have the possibility of giving the function key F11 during startup and it will launch the interface

to get our equipment back.

Integration with the system is impressive

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4. Save our mobile and our Facebook wall

That nothing is left without being saved

Acronis True Image 2017 That nothing is left without being saved If we click on any of the first two options in the previous image, it will take us to an interface through our browser that will allow us both to save our mobile devices (without limitation of number), and save our facebook wall

manage existing backups.

Also management through the web

Acronis True Image 2017 Also management through the web If we click on the third option of the control panel, we will be given the possibility of using a

that we will install what is necessary to safeguard the information the precious storage memory space of our mobile.

What we lacked: our mobiles will also have the information safe

Acronis True Image 2017

What we lacked: our mobiles will also have the information safe One last improvement over the previous version To conclude, to say that, apart from everything already stated above, we were surprised that the version for a computerwithout cloud services,

it is quite affordable

. You can check it in our offer below.

It is true that we are used to spending little on software, but if we think about it for a minute, how much would we pay for those photos and documents that we lost when that hard drive was broken by that old source or because of that silly crash of our brand new laptop?

How many hours did it take us to reinstall the entire system and all programs and games the last time a virus damaged the system? How much would you pay to save yourself all those annoyances and annoyances and the time invested in leaving everything as it was in a short time?

Acronis True Image 2017 availability and price As we have already mentioned, the most affordable price is that of a single computer license without space in the cloud, from which you can later purchase a fee of your choice, for example, from the smallest 50 gigabytes for your devices mobile phones, up to 5 terabytes, if what you want is to have all your equipment safe. Also, thinking about small businesses,

Acronis True Image 2017
  • make significant discounts to acquire three or five licenses. You can see it in the offer that we recommend.
  • PROS:
  • Double protection in the cloud and external device
  • Simple to use unified interface
  • Copy of the data of all our mobiles
  • Robustness after lockouts and shutdowns
  • Improved speed
  • Possibility of acquiring (or not) space on your server

Additional functions and web control panel
  • Full integration with the operating system and hardware in the creation of rescue media
CONS:
Some more information about the current process could have been included in the icon next to the clock (some drop-down graphic when you put the mouse on it, for example)

9.5 Total score User rating:4.75 (

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