Redo Backup and Recovery software Review and Features

Want to safeguard all your important data and softwares you have installed after spending so much time on them? Get all that done with Redo Backup and Recovery software and that too for free.

Redo Backup is a free backup software that comes in the form of a bootable Live CD. One can use Redo Backup to take backup of an entire hard drive or even a single partition into an image file that will then become easy for restoration with the help of bootable disc.

Redo Backup and Recovery features

  • Redo Backup does full back-up support.
  • It supports Backup Sources like the entire hard drive and also specific partitions.
  • It supports Backup Destinations like a FTP server, network folder, local hard drive or any external hard drive.
  • Redo backups and restores both Windows and Linux operating system.
  • It has got an easy help wizard that guides you through the backup process or the task of restoration.
  • Redo runs with full speed as it works outside the boundary of the OS.
  • To identify the correct hard drive for the backup or restoration a name of the volume and its total storage is displayed.
  • The interface of the program is free from all clutters and it never leaves any room for ambiguity.
  • The Live CD option includes tools like PhotoRec which is a data recovery tool, a hard drive formatting tool and a partition manager.

Other specialities

  • There is no necessity of installation
  • It has a super- fast booting system
  • The GUI is very user-friendly
  • Redo can rescue data even from a non-booting system
  • It has its Network enabled.
  • It has incorporated the Drive-reset utility feature.
  • It manages the drives quite well.
  • Redo has the complete suite of machine auditing software


To use Redo Backup and Recovery simply follow these steps:

Start with Downloading the ISO image that stands for Redo, then Burn the ISO in a CD. Go ahead with Booting the newly burned CD placed on the machine that has to be backed up. Now select your preferred Backup option or the Restoration one from the GUI. If you are backing up to a network drive, you have to make sure that you choose the network manager tool that is available in the system tray to establish the connection with the necessary network. You also need to select the location where you are going to store the backup.

Though Redo Backup and Recovery does not automate the process of backing up and restoring from a scratch, the solution will definitely make it possible.


The first screen seen while booting into Redo Backup is only a large Backup and Restore button. Click on any one of them which will make you walk through a really easy help wizard. Then there is hardly any step to follow other than starting the backup job itself. This literally speeds up the process and it finishes the task even before you need to look once more.


There are some hitches which one may face while using the Redo program. For instance the ISO file is around 250 MB, which sometimes take quite long to get downloaded. Moreover, there has to be a third party software to burn the image file to a disc as none is included here with the Redo Backup. Apart from these the Redo Backup doesn't allow to adjust the compression level. As Redo Backup is unable to modify the bootloader, the backups needs to be restored into a hard drive of equal or greater size than the source, which is sometimes may become troublesome.

Wrap Up

With the help of Redo Backup and Recovery backup schedule one can easily recover from a disaster without taking any pains.

Truly speaking, Redo Backup may not have all the best features of its equivalent backup software, but its quick and easy to use program keeps it as one of the good choice as you save your documents free of cost spending the minimum amount of time.

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