Imaging Environments

WinPE Linux MacOS
Supported Filesystems FAT32 / NTFS Almost Anything HFS+
Supported Filesystem Capture Level File File / Block Block
Capture Only Used Blocks Filesystems N/A FAT(12-16-32) / NTFS / exFAT
ext(2-3-4) / XFS / HFS+
HFS+
Supported File Level Filesystems FAT32 / NTFS NTFS / ext(2-3-4) N/A
Supported Partition Type GPT / MBR GPT / MBR GPT
Supported Bios Type Legacy BIOS / EFI Legacy BIOS / EFI EFI
Supported Boot Methods ISO / USB / PXE ISO / USB / PXE USB / NetBoot
Secure Boot Support Yes with
ISO / USB / PXE
Partial - only with
ISO / USB Or
PXE mode set to Grub
N/A
Speed Comparison Slower Than Linux Block
Comparable To Linux File
Faster Than WinPE Comparable To Linux
Multicast Yes Yes No
Supports Dual Boot No Yes - Results Vary No
Supports Boot Camp N/A Yes No
Restore EFI Image To Bios Computer Yes No N/A
Restore Bios Image to Efi Computer Yes No N/A
Restore 4k Native Image To 512b Yes No Yes
Restore 512b Image To 4k Native Yes No Yes
Change Computer Name Yes Yes - Ntfs Only Yes
Restore Image To Smaller Hard Drive Yes Yes - NTFS and
ext(2-3-4) Only
Yes
Expand Image To Fill Larger Hard Drive Yes Yes - NTFS XFS
and ext(2-3-4) Only
Yes
Bless Startup Volume N/A No Yes
Extended Partitions No Yes No

in Additional Help
Comments are closed.