Minitool shadowmaker 2.0 - file backup

MiniTool ShadowMaker offers straightforward solutions to deal with all kinds of backup tasks, including file backup, system backup, and disk backup. These backups contain exactly the same copy of all the data stored on the original disk or partition. Such backups allow you to recover your computer to the normal state when Windows works incorrectly or partition data get lost. MiniTool had just released the latest version - MiniTool ShadowMaker Free 2.0.


File Backup

Backing up data is more important than exciting. Unfortunately, many of us only realize how crucial it is when something goes catastrophically wrong.

There's nothing quite like a failed hard drive or ransomware infection to sharpen the mind and lead to a resolution to do things a little differently in the future.

Regularly back up your computer and files can bring you a lot of benefits, including anti-virus protection, quick file access, protect from power failures, safeguard against the failed hard drive, recover operating system, etc. 

MiniTool ShadowMaker is an all-in-one system backup and data protection solution that can be used to back up system/disk/files/folders, to customize backup schedule, to manage disk space taken up by backup files, to create WinPE bootable media, to clone hard drive, and so on. With the release of the free version 2.0, the features have been improved a lot. 

Improvements to previous version

1. Added files backup feature: You can now back up files
2. HDD status performance monitor: Allows you to monitor the disk condition in real time

All-inclusive data protection solution for Windows PC and Windows Server users. The edition comparison table helps you find the most suitable one!

image Overview of File Backup

File backup will back up each file you select on the PC. MiniTool ShadowMaker offers quick file backup solution.

It enables you to quickly choose files/folders from Users, Libraries, and This PC and then save the image files to a safe location.

Back up File with MiniTool ShadowMaker 2.0

Step 1. Run this backup software to get the following interface. Then choose Local or Remote to get the main interface by clicking Connect.


Step 2. Under Backup, click Source tab.


Then in the pop-up window, choose Folder and Files.


Step 3. Browse the source and check the desired files/folders you want to back up and click OK.


Step 4. Now in the main interface of MiniTool ShadowMaker, click Destination.

Step 5. Select the destination path. It is recommended to select an external hard drive as the backup destination.

You will have to figure out which partition has enough disk space to store the image file. Then click OK.


Besides, you can also choose to save the file backup image to a shared folder by entering the Path, User Name and Password after clicking Add new button.


Step 6. Finally choose to Back up Now or to Back up Later. You can start the delayed backup task in Manage page.



  • To set advanced parameters for the current backup task, click Options.
  • To specify a backup task to run on a regular basis, go to Schedule.
  • To manage disk space occupied by backup files, go to Backup Scheme.

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