Version Date Changes
9.0.0 Apr 12, 2018
  • Added revolutionary Fast compression method
  • Added the latest ReFS file system support for native backups
  • Improved handling of GPT partitions and disks
  • Fixed MBR/GPT restoration issues for most complex OS configurations
  • Many improvements and bug fixes
  • Professional version: the latest Boot Disk is now based on WinPE 10 (build 1709)
  • Professional version: added Boot Disk customization & saving/restoring its state
8.0.3 May 12, 2017
  • Improved slow RAW image creation for non-Windows partitions
  • Task scheduling uses Task Scheduler API 2.0 on Vista+
  • Added support for Microsoft Storage Spaces
  • Added network credentials support for scheduled tasks
  • Improved driver installation for Virtual Disk
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes
  • New security includes product activations
7.0.4 May 25, 2015
  • Progress displayed on the TaskBar icon
  • Scheduled Running task Progress can be monitored
  • User interface & performance improvements
  • Active@ Boot Disk switched to WinPE 5.1 64-bit (x64) base which performs faster & optimizes RAM usage
  • Active@ Boot Disk now being able to boot the latest UEFI Secure Boot systems
6.0.2 April 1, 2014
  • Added support for SMTP servers not requiring authentications;
  • Minor GUI fix
6.0.1 February 28, 2014
  • Added full support for exFAT file system
  • Added minimization of windows into tray during creating/restoring/cloning/copying/verifying
  • Removed text log settings (now created automatically)
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes
5.6.2 December 30, 2013
  • Fully supported disks 4096 bytes sectors (ADI & RAW images)
  • Windows 8.1 backup/restore support with BCD correction
  • Added German translation
5.5.2 July 2, 2013
  • Multi-language support (English, French, Portuguese, Spanish). Installation & Boot Disk Creator as well.
  • Active@ Virtual Disk (RAW & ADI images can be mounted and visible in Windows Explorer, read-only mode)
5.4.2 Jan 2, 2013
  • Freeware and Trial packages
  • Added Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to the list of recognized OSes
  • Registry path changed from Active Disk Image 3.0 to Active Disk Image
  • Prevents Windows 8 to go to sleep if a disk image activity (create, restore, verify) is performed
  • Added to the log indication whether original partition size is preserved when restoring a disk
  • Fixed: Restoring an image of the whole disk might cause error in creating of partition
  • Pro version: Latest Boot Disk Creator includes Network pre-configuration and security features
  • Pro version: Latest Boot Disk Utilities, Documentation & Virtual Keyboard added
5.3.1 Sept. 26, 2012
  • Generic uncompressed raw images support
  • Editing scheduled tasks
  • Pre- and post-execution commands for scheduled tasks
  • Changed: Partitions are now created aligned to 4K boundary for improved performance on SSD disks
  • Fixed: DIM crashes when creating a RAW image of not initialized disk
  • Boot Disk – also contains all latest improvements:
    - Driver's Packs for Medis Storages/USB/Networks
    - Updated browser and other utilities
5.2.5 Dec. 22, 2011
  • Performance increased up to 150% on multi-core systems
  • Fixed: Scheduled tasks don't send notifications when running under system account
  • Fixed: Error 3 while creating a raw image of dynamic drive
  • Fixed: RAW image for Vista bug
  • Boot Disk latest utils & latest BootDiscCreator
5.1 August 11, 2011
  • New: Added image verification after creating an image
  • New: Added shutdown option after creating an image
  • New: E-mail notifications
  • New: Starter Edition
5.0 April 09, 2011
  • New: Added scripting support
  • New: Image encryption
4.2.4 November 01, 2010
  • New 4.2.4 version of Active@ Disk Image has more features. Copy Disk to Disk feature (direct copying partitions with resizing). Scheduled incremental backups support (Pro version). Incremental backup of unknown file systems is supported.