Guide: Clone External Hard Drive to Local Hard Drive

Summary:
Is there any solution to clone an external hard drive/portable hard drive to local hard drive on computer? Don’t worry. AweClone, the famous disk cloning software, can help you clone external hard drive to local hard drive on PC/desktop and Mac. Now, just download this software and follow the simple steps below to clone entire external hard drive to local hard drive.

Why need to clone external hard drive to local hard drive?

Cloning external hard drive is the ultimate way to transfer all data information from the external hard drive to other hard drive. For most people, it is also very important to back up important data in external hard drive. For example, before you clone a damaged external hard drive, you should migrate all your data from the external hard drive to other safe location.

In cases above, you may need to clone an external hard drive to a local HDD or SSD. It is also a good way to transfer data between external hard drive and computer. In past articles, we have shown how to clone local hard drive to external hard drive, how to clone external hard drive to another external hard drive. Today, we will show you how to easily and securely clone an external hard drive to local hard drive.

Easy steps to clone external hard drive to local hard drive

AweClone is one of the most powerful disk cloning software. It can help you securely and easily clone external hard drive to the local HDD/SSD on both PC and Mac. If you want to clone external hard drive to local hard drive, just download and install it on your Mac. Then follow these simple steps.

Step 1: Connect the external hard drive with your computer.

First of all, connect your external hard drive with your computer and run AweClone on your computer.

Step 2: Choose the source drive and destination drive.

Select the external hard drive as the source hard drive and choose the local hard drive as the destination drive.

Select the external hard drive as the source drive.

clone an external hard drive to local hard drive

Select the local hard drive as the destination drive.

clone an external hard drive to local hard drive

Step 3: Clone the external hard drive to the local hard drive.

After clicking Clone button, AweClone will securely clone the external hard drive to the local hard drive.

clone an external hard drive to local hard drive

Follow the steps above, you can securely clone external hard drive to local hard drive. The local hard drive could be a HDD, SSD or a hard drive partition. AweClone is fully compatible with Windows OS and Mac OS. You can securely clone an external hard drive to PC hard drive or Mac hard drive. You also can clone the external hard drive to another external hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card, etc with AweClone.

Posted by Peter, 2018-10-11