True Image 2021
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Our plans offer all you need for personal data protection and management.

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More data, evolving technologies, and expanding threats. Be sure you’ve got the right tool that covers your data protection needs.

Easy management
Protection dashboard with activity and statistics   
Event-based backup scheduling   
Flexible protection management   
Battery backup controls   
CPU load balancing   
Try and decide tool   
Backup cleanup utility   
Quick backup validation   
Resumable backup replications   
Version control   
Dark mode for Mac   
Reliable backup and recovery
Full image backupLocal and network destinations only  
Active disk cloning   
All-in-one recovery drive   
Universal restore/bootable media   
Non-stop backups   
Backup archiving   
Microsoft 365 backup, incld. and OneDrive   
File and folder backupsLocal and network destinations only  
Incremental and differential backups   
Virtual machine conversion   
Power Nap backups (Mac)   
APFS volume restores (Mac)   
Convenient cloud and mobile capabilities
Local-to-cloud backupsnot applicable  
Cloud storage includednot applicable500 GB1 TB
Max. cloud storage availablenot applicable500 GB5 TB
Cloud restoresnot applicable  
File sync and sharenot applicable  
Online management dashboardnot applicable  
Remote backup managementnot applicable  
End-to-end encryptionnot applicable  
User-defined passwordsnot applicable  
Secure data centersnot applicable  
Hybrid cloudnot applicable  
Unlimited mobile devices   
Device flexibility (iOS and Android)   
Wireless local backup to PC, Mac, NAS   
Automatic mobile backups   
Mobile backup review on local computer   
Memory card backup   
Antiransomware and cryptojacking protection   
Real-time protectiona 30-day free trial  
On-demand antivirus scana 30-day free trial  
Web filteringa 30-day free trial  
Quarantine and exclusionsa 30-day free trial  
Videoconference protection   
Signature-based analysisa 30-day free trial  
Behavioral analysis enginea 30-day free trial  
Windows Security Center   
Blockchain notarization   
Electronic signatures   
Back up on selected Wi-Fi   
Protection pausea 30-day free trial  
Technical supportPhone, email and online chatPhone, email and online chatPriority phone, email and online chat
UpdatesCritical bug fixes, new features and new versions as released during the subscription periodCritical bug fixes, new features and new versions as released during the subscription periodCritical bug fixes, new features and new versions as released during the subscription period

Comparison as of July 2020

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Regular price 1 device / 1-year$89.99$60.00$111.99$69.50
Cloud included500 GBUnlimited but conditions apply  Unlimited but conditions apply  2 TB
Antimalware protectionincludednot supported + $39 (avg. price for AV solution)not supported + $39 (avg. price for AV solution)not supported + $39 (avg. price for AV solution)
Detects and stops ransomware    
Detects and stops crypto-mining malwareWindows only   
Detects and stops all malware in real-time    
Detects and stops phishing attacts coming from the webWindows only   
Offers on-demand antivirus scans    
Provides videoconference app protection (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, WebEx)Windows only   
Protects original files    
Protects local backup files (internal drive)    
Protects local backup files (external drive)    
Protects backups on network drive and NAS    
Protects cloud backup files    
Backs up multiple systems    
Linux   only for business
Full range of backup types    
Full Image    
File and folder Limited  
Incremental  Limited 
Flexible mobile protection    
Mobile backup onto PC and Mac    
Mobile backup to cloud    
Wireless mobile backup to local computer or NAS    
Comprehensive functionality    
Active disk cloning    
Continuous data protection    
Bootable media    
Replication of local backups in the cloud    
All-in-one rescue kit    
Partitioning tools    
Try and Decide utility    
Archiving (local and cloud)    
File search (local and cloud) cloud only cloud only
Restores to dissimilar hardware    
Converts backups to VM    
Robust cloud integration    
Cloud integration    
Enterprise-grade encryption    
Data center location selection    
Scheduling cloud backup LimitedLimitedLimited
Cloud file sync    
Cloud archive    
Select Wi-Fi network for backups    
Microsoft 365 backups (cloud-to-cloud)    
Event-based scheduling    
Flexible device storage    
External drives  Limited to 1 
Internal disks/partitions (Bare-metal)    
Mapped drive/network attached storage (NAS)    
Network drive integration    

Comparison as of July 2020

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Supported Systems
Backup Management
Online management dashboard       
Visual display of backup activities and statistics       
Desktop tray notifications       
Archiving to local or cloud storage       
Search local backups and archives       
Active disk cloning for Windows       
Active disk cloning for Mac       
Remote backup plan creation       
NAS support on Mac       
Event-based scheduling       
Manual clean-up of backup versions       
Resumable backup replications       
Quick backup validation (Windows)       
Back up during Power Nap (Mac)       
Backup-on-battery setting       
Customizable backup-on-battery settings       
Wi-Fi network selection for cloud backups       
Integrated Antimalware
AES-256 encryption       
Encryption of archive files       
Encryption of mobile backups       
Active anti-ransomware protection (Windows only)       
AI-based anti-ransomware protection (Windows/Mac/external drives)       
AI-based anti-ransomware protection (NAS/network shares)       
AI-based cryptojacking blocker (Windows/Mac)       
Protection from illicit service termination attacks       
Real-time antimalware protection       
On-demand antivirus scan       
Web filtering (Windows only)       
Videoconference protection (Windows only)       
Quarantine and exclusions (Windows only)       
Signature-based analysis       
Behavioral analysis engine       
Blockchain-based file certification       
Electronic signatures       

Comparison as of July 2020

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Works on multiple platforms


  • Windows 10 (all editions, including October 2020) 
  • Windows 8.1 (all editions)
  • Windows 8 (all editions)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (all editions)
  • Windows Home Server 2011
  • macOS Big Sur 11.0
  • macOS Catalina 10.15
  • macOS Mojave 10.14
  • macOS High Sierra 10.13
  • macOS Sierra 10.12
  • OS X El Capitan 10.11
Windows File systems
  • NTFS
  • Ext2/Ext3/Ext4
  • ReiserFS(3)  
  • Linux SWAP  
  • HFS+/HFSX  
  • FAT16/32/exFAT  
MacOS File system
  • APFS
  • HFS+
  • Core Storage
  • FAT32
  • NTFS (including Boot Camp)
  • iOS 10.3 or later
  • Android 5.0 or later