56514: Acronis True Image 2016 Editions and Licensing

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Last update: 03-02-2020

Acronis True Image 2016 is released in 2 editions:

  • Acronis True Image 2016
  • Acronis True Image Cloud (2016 release)

Both editions are available as 1, 3 or 5 machines licenses. Each license can be used for installing Acronis True Image on Windows or Mac.

Licensing models

 Type  Acronis True Image Cloud - annual subscription  Acronis True Image 2016 - perpetual license
 1 machine license  1 computer (Windows or Mac) + 3 mobile devices (iOS, Android)  1 computer (Windows or Mac) 
 3 machines license   3 computers (Windows or Mac) + 10 mobile devices (iOS, Android)  3 computers (Windows or Mac) 
 5 machines license  5 computers (Windows or Mac) + 15 mobile devices (iOS, Android)  5 computers (Windows or Mac)

Perpetual license means your license is unlimited in time. Annual subscription means your license is limited for 1 year. You can renew your subscription and continue using the product.

After your Acronis True Image Cloud subscription expires, all product functionality will be blocked until further subscription renewal, however, the backed up data is still accessible:

  • For 5 days after subscription expires you can continue making backups to cloud storage.
  • During 30 days after subscription expires you can restore data from Cloud Storage. Thirty days after subscription expiration the data in cloud storage is destroyed.
  • Local backups remain available for restore.

Mobile device is a device running iOS or Android. A tablet running Windows operating system is considered a computer.


 Feature  Acronis True Image Cloud  Acronis True Image 2016
 Windows support (including Windows 10)  YES  YES
 Mac OS support  YES  YES
 Mobile operating systems support  YES (iOS, Android)  NO*
 Entire Computer backup to local space   YES  YES
 Disk backup to local space  YES  YES
 Files/folders backup to local space  YES  YES
 Unlimited cloud storage  YES  NO
 Entire Computer backup to cloud  YES  NO*
 Disk image backup to cloud  YES  NO*
 Files/folders backup to cloud  YES  NO*
 Backup encryption  YES  YES
 Backup scheduling  YES  YES
 Retention rules for archive (automatic scheduled archive cleanup)   YES  YES
 Various backup options  YES  YES
 Recovery of the entire machine, disks or files and folders  YES  YES
 Recovery to new hardware  YES  YES
 Recovery to dissimilar hardware  YES  YES
 Disk cloning  YES  YES
 Synchronization  YES  NO*
 Archiving to cloud  YES  NO
 Try & Decide  YES  YES
 Online Dashboard to centrally monitor backups of multiple devices  YES  NO
 Acronis Secure Zone  YES  YES
 Access to backed up information from anywhere and any device (via Web Restore)  YES  NO*
 Updates  Free updates  Free updates
 Upgrades  Free upgrades  Paid upgrades
 Support  Support during subscription period   24 months of support after
product registration or activation

*available to users of Acronis True Image 2016 with active or renewed 250 GB, 500 GB, 1 TB and 2 TB Acronis True Image Online subscriptions.