OSFClone – Self-booting Disk Cloning Tool

OSFClone is a free, self-booting solution which enables you to create or clone exact raw disk images quickly and independent of the installed operating system.

In addition to raw disk images, The tool also supports imaging drives to the open Advance Forensics Format (AFF), AFF is an open and extensible format to store disk images and associated metadata, and Expert Witness Compression Format (EWF). An open standard enables investigators to quickly and efficiently use their preferred tools for drive analysis.

OSFClone – Self-booting Disk Clonning Tool

You can boot this utility from a USB flash drive or CD/DVD to create disk clones of FAT, NTFS and USB-connected drives. User may create disk images in the dc3dd format. The dc3dd format is ideal for computer forensics due to its increased level of reporting for progress and errors, and ability to hash files on-the-fly.

Next you can always run this tool to check and compare MD5 or SHA1 hash between the clone and the source drive. After image creation, you can choose from a range of compression options to reduce the size of the newly created image, increasing portability and saving disk space.

You can read more and download this tool over here: https://www.osforensics.com/tools/create-disk-images.html

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