new backup format


This article provides answers to frequent questions about new backup format introduced in Acronis True Image 2020, also known as .tibx backups. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When does Acronis True Image 2020/2021 create backups in new format?
A: See Acronis True Image 2020: tib and tibx backup format usage


Acronis True Image 2020 introduced a new backup format - .tibx, which is even more reliable and convenient. The .tibx format is used for disk backups created to internal drives, external drives, network storage. 

This article describes how .tibx archives look and behave outside of Acronis True Image interface.


A local .tibx file can contain: