new v8

Free Tool
for VMware and Hyper-V Backup

Veeam Backup Free Edition v8

Ad hoc backup for your VMs

Are you on a budget or still experimenting with VM backup?
Veeam Backup Free Edition is the perfect solution because it’s:


Clone, copy, export and manage your VMs. Look inside the VM and restore individual items.


No complicated configuration, and no need to power off the VM. It just works!

Free forever.
Unlimited number of VMs

No expiration date and no limit on the number of hosts or VMs.


Veeam Backup Free Edition is packed with powerful utilities
for day-to-day VM management, including VeeamZIP

Perform ad-hoc backup of live VMs for operational, portability or archival purposes. Encapsulate the VMs and compress them into a compact, portable backup file using VeeamZIP.

Veeam Explorers
Make granular recovery of the four largest Tier-1 infrastructure applications: SQL, AD, Exchange, and SharePoint from a backup file.

Restore data from the VM backup
Restore full virtual machine or individual guest files back into your production environment directly from the backup file.

Native tape support
Backup VMs to virtual tape libraries, tape libraries or standalone tape drives, ensuring availability of data in long-term data archives.

Migrate VMs without vMotion
Migrate a live VMware VM to any host or database, even if there is no cluster, shared storage implemented in the infrastructure.

End-to-end encryption
Secure backup data with end-to-end AES 256-bit encryption and store it offsite with no concern.


The must-have tool for virtualization

Customer Satisfaction

Veeam ZIP, used by more than 200,000 VMware administrators around the world.

Free VeeamZIP doing better than our existing backup software…and also revealing where our bottlenecks are which is nice!

Chris Adams (@OneSeventeen)