@dashrender said in What exactly imaging software, any open source or free options ?: @dustinb3403 said in What exactly imaging software, any open source or free options ?: To throw a wrench into this conversation. UrBackup is a backup solution that can be run constantly and allows you to restore the backup or any part of it to different hardware. So while it falls in the "Backup" category it also blurs the lines a bit. Most modern backup solutions can do this. Yup, imaging is the process of recreating replicas which are the most common foundation of modern backups.