Comparison

Comparison chart on Acronis True Image Home 2010 and Acronis True Image Home 2010 Netbook Edition features

In a backup plan you specify explicitly what data to back up and apply it to one machine, in a backup policy you create a template with parameters of what to back up and can apply it to multiple machines

Comparison chart on Acronis True Image Home 2011 and Acronis True Image Home 2011 Netbook Edition features

List of Acronis Backup & Recovery Editions and a comparison table of components

List of Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Editions and a comparison table of components

Acronis Disk Director 11 Editions:

Feature Acronis Backup for VMware 9 Acronis Backup 12.5 Virtual Host
Supported configurations
VMware ESX(i) support YES YES

Explanation of the difference between creating a backup and disk cloning

Current version of Acronis Backup is 12.5. You can find a comparison table here.

There are several differences between Acronis Backup and Acronis Backup Advanced. 

Acronis Backup products:

Acronis Backup for PC
Acronis Backup for Workstation (PC) Subscription
Acronis Backup for Windows Server
Acronis Backup for Linux Server
Acronis Backup for Server Subscription
Acronis Backup for VMware

The table below summarize similarities and differences between feature set in Acronis True Image 2019 in Windows and in macOS.

The table below summarize similarities and differences between feature set in Acronis True Image 2020 in Windows and in macOS.

See detailed information about licensing for the products in KB 63207: Acronis True Image 2020 licensing and KB 59804: Acronis Backup 12.5 licensing

Acronis True Image is designed for home usage. It offers backup and recovery of PCs, Mac and mobile devices. If your objective is to protect your home computer from hardware or software crashes by backing it up, you will be better off with Acronis True Image.

Acronis Backup (Advanced) for Virtual Host is designed and optimized specially for agentless backup of virtual machines: these editions allow you to perform backups of virtual machines without the need to install an agent on each guest system - agents only need to be installed on hosts.

The table below shows the main differences between agentless backup and using Agent for Windows/Agent for Linux to back up a virtual machine.

In what way full, differential and incremental backups differ from each other

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