Free Hyper-V & VMware Backup

Choose a high performance VM backup solution. We've cut down complexities to back up your Hyper-V & VMware VMs with ease. You can get started in under 15 minutes!

Free for 2 VMs, forever

Back up unlimited VMs for 30-days. After 30-days you get 2 VMs for free, forever. Download now!

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Straightforward UI & Priced per Host

Altaro VM Backup is an easy to use backup solution to back up and restore both Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines from within the same application. With our straightforward UI and simple setup we eliminate any hassle and headaches to back up your environment. We also don't break the bank since we're priced per host, not per socket or CPU!


Over 40,000 businesses trust Altaro to protect their virtual environments.

Up and running quickly

Get up and running quickly, without the need for complex configurations or software dependencies.

  • You can install and take your
    first backup within 15 minutes.
  • Easy to use, intuitive UI making it easy to implement a rock solid backup strategy.

Performance when you need it most

Powerful features, and fast centralised control and scalability

  • Manage all backup/restore jobs across multiple hosts from one single dashboard
  • Back up live VMs without any downtime and faster with CBT & Concurrency
  • Recover what you need FAST, with Granular Restore options & Instant Boot
  • Replicate backups offsite over WAN, drive rotation or to Azure Cloud
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Best deduplication in the industry

Runs across all backup jobs in real time. No need to group VMs together, like what other vendors require

  • Best deduplication in the industry. Augmented Inline Deduplication for all VMs
  • Much lower storage requirements. Creates the smallest backup size, compared to other vendors
  • Faster backups (less data transfer)
  • Efficiency increases as more VM backups are added. Huge savings on storage!

Unbeatable value

Leave the bloated, overpriced enterprise solutions behind. You'll get a powerful backup solution at a super affordable price.

  • We charge per host,
    not per socket, CPU or VM
  • Premium support
    as part of the package.
  • Free for 2 VMs, forever
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Best Support in the IT industry

"Altaro VM Backup is just the program I was looking for. Altaro sets up in just minutes with its very friendly interface. Altaro VM Backup is a great affordable product that I would recommend to anyone running Hyper-V."

Brice Milla
Keystone Technology Consultants

OS Support

  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server (Core)
  • VMware vCenter 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0 & 6.5
  • VMware vSphere 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0 & 6.5
  • VMware ESXi 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0 & 6.5
  • (Free VMware ESXi is not supported)

Altaro is provider of choice for Hyper-V and VMware backup. 40,000 small and mid-market businesses trust Altaro to protect their virtual environments.