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Feedback for beta release of Backup4all 4

We've released a beta for Backup4all 4, so anyone interested in testing a backup program (or users of version 3) can download it here: http://www.backup4all.com/download/setup/b4a4_beta.msi
For feedback or questions please email us at support[at]backup4all[dot]com

Details about Backup4all:
Backup4all is a backup utility that allows you to easily backup to any local or network drive, backup to FTP (with support for SSL encryption, proxy server, passive mode), backup to CD/DVD, or other removable media (such as USB drives).

What's new in Backup4all 4 BETA:
- Completely rewritten to allow backing up large number of files and folders with moderate resource usage
- Option to compress and encrypt files individually when using mirror backup
- NTFS permissions and alternate streams are now copied in mirror backups
- Backup can now be paused/resumed/stopped
- Backup/Restore/Test/Cleanup history
- Automatic updates
- Backup plugins for Microsoft Outlook and Vista Mail
- Back up empty folders
- Added startup window with shortcuts to main operations
- New Views: Backup and Brief
- New option to lock program interface
- Possibility to set memory usage for backing up
- New option to allow adding predefined filters
- MSI setup for automatic deployment

Download: http://www.backup4all.com/download/setup/b4a4_beta.msi
Details: http://www.backup4all.com/latest-news.php
Claudiu Spulber Send private email
Monday, August 18, 2008
 
 
Out of interest, does it allow backup FROM ftp, ie. I want to backup my websites to my local pc..?
Carp
Monday, August 18, 2008
 
 
Hi Claudiu --

Can it compress files using standard ZIP format?

Can it backup to dual-layer DVD discs?

Thanks
Doug
Monday, August 18, 2008
 
 
Hi Claudiu,

I didn't look at the features yet, but first impression is the site looks really noisy, don't you think you should have a web2.0 look ?
Dev S Send private email
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
 
 
Carp - no, it doesn't do that, though it's planned for a later release

Doug - Backup4all does 2 types of backup, with zip compression and without. The zip compression is the standard one so the zips can be opened with any zip utility (so if you're using AES encryption the zip utility has to have support for that - which most of them do)

As for the dual-layer, right now that's not included but in the final 4 release (or version 4.1) we hope to have that included as we're working on it.

Dev S - the new website look is on the works, hopefully in 2 months we'll have it live

Thank you all for the responses
Claudiu Spulber Send private email
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
 
 

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