.TIB File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .TIB file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2023.

TIB File Recovery

What is a .TIB file?

Disk image created by Acronis True Image; contains an exact copy of a hard disk, which allows the complete hard disk to be restored in case of a system crash; may be a single backup or one of many incremental backups.

What Are Common Causes of ".TIB" Files Lost or Failure?

There are several common causes of ".TIB" files (created by Acronis True Image software) being lost or experiencing failure:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete ".TIB" files while organizing or cleaning up their storage devices.
  2. Hardware failure: Hard drive failures, power surges, or other hardware issues can lead to data loss, including ".TIB" files.
  3. Software corruption: If the Acronis True Image software or its associated components become corrupted, it can result in ".TIB" file loss or failure.
  4. Virus or malware attack: Malicious software can infect and damage ".TIB" files, making them inaccessible or causing them to be lost.
  5. Improper shutdown: If the computer is forcefully shut down or experiences a sudden power loss while Acronis True Image is working with ".TIB" files, it can lead to file corruption or loss.
  6. Software conflicts: Conflicts with other software or incompatible applications can interfere with the proper functioning of Acronis True Image, potentially resulting in ".TIB" file loss.
  7. Human error: Mistakes made during the backup or restoration process, such as selecting the wrong files or storage location, can lead to ".TIB" file loss.
  8. File system issues: Problems with the file system, such as corruption or errors, can cause ".TIB" files to become inaccessible or lost.
  9. Upgrades or updates: Installing new versions or updates of Acronis True Image without proper precautions or compatibility checks can sometimes lead to ".TIB" file loss or failure.

It is important to regularly back up ".TIB" files and implement proper data management practices to minimize the risk of file loss or failure.

How to recover lost ".TIB" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".TIB" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".TIB" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".TIB" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".TIB" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".TIB" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".TIB" extension?

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Programs that open ".TIB" files

Acronis True Image 2020 Acronis True Image 2020
Acronis Backup 12.5 Acronis Backup 12.5
VMware vCenter Converter VMware vCenter Converter
Acronis Backup 12.5 Acronis Backup 12.5

Additional Information

  • File type: Acronis True Image File

  • File extension: .TIB

  • Developer: Acronis

  • Category: Disk Image Files

  • Format: N/A

  • HEX: B4 6E 68 44

  • ASCII: nhD


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is a ".TIB backup" file and how is it created?

    A ".TIB backup" file is a file format used by Acronis True Image software to store backup data. Acronis True Image is a backup and disk imaging software that allows users to create full system backups, disk backups, or file backups.

    The .TIB backup file contains a compressed and encrypted copy of the selected files, folders, partitions, or the entire system. It includes all data, settings, applications, and operating system files necessary for restoring the system to its previous state.

    To create a .TIB backup file, you need to have Acronis True Image software installed on your computer. Here are the general steps to create a .TIB backup:

    1. Open Acronis True Image software.
    2. Select the type of backup you want to create (full system backup, disk backup, or file backup).
    3. Choose the source of the backup (e.g., specific files, folders, partitions, or the entire system).
    4. Select the destination where you want to store the backup file (external hard drive, network location, cloud storage, etc.).
    5. Configure the backup settings, such as compression level, encryption, scheduling, and retention policies.
    6. Start the backup process and wait for it to complete. The time required depends on the size of the backup and the speed of your system and storage devices.
    7. Once the backup is finished, you will have a .TIB backup file that you can use to restore your data or system if needed.

    It's important to regularly update and maintain your backup files to ensure the safety of your data and system.

  • How can I restore a ".TIB backup" file to recover my data?

    To restore a ".TIB backup" file and recover your data, you can follow these steps:

    1. Install Acronis True Image: Acronis True Image is the software used to create and restore TIB backup files. If you don't have it installed, download and install it from the Acronis website.
    2. Launch Acronis True Image: Open the Acronis True Image software on your computer.
    3. Locate the backup file: Navigate to the location where you have saved the TIB backup file. It can be on an external hard drive, network storage, or any other location.
    4. Select the backup: In Acronis True Image, click on the "Backup" tab and then click on "Browse" or "Recover" to select the TIB backup file you want to restore.
    5. Choose the recovery destination: Select the location where you want to restore the backup. It can be a specific folder or drive on your computer.
    6. Start the restoration: Click on the "Recover" button to start the restoration process. Acronis True Image will begin restoring the files from the TIB backup to the specified destination.
    7. Wait for the restoration to complete: The time it takes to restore the backup depends on the size of the backup file and the speed of your computer. Be patient and let the process complete.
    8. Verify the restored data: Once the restoration is finished, navigate to the destination folder or drive and check if the recovered files are present and accessible.

    Note: It's important to ensure that you have sufficient storage space available on your computer or the destination drive to accommodate the restored data.

  • Are there any specific software or tools required to access and open a ".TIB backup" file?

    Yes, to access and open a ".TIB backup" file, you need a specific software called Acronis True Image. Acronis True Image is a backup and disk imaging software that creates and restores backups in the .TIB file format. You can download and install Acronis True Image from the official Acronis website.

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