Backup4all 4.5 released, adding a new “Progress view”

Backup4all 4.5 was released, introduces several new options but the most important change is the addition of a new view, “Progress View”. This new view shows detailed information about the actions you are performing on your Backup4all application (backup, restore, cleaning etc).

You can download it here:

What’s new in Backup4all 4.5:

  • New: Added “Progress view”
  • New: The progress bar contains now more details
  • New: New GUI translation added (Finnish)
  • New: Scheduled jobs now show an extra icon in the backup list
  • New: Added command line parameters for “Difference Viewer”
  • New: Added “Active” checkbox for filters
  • New: Scheduled tasks can be created via Remote Desktop
  • New: Shutdown pop-up notification is shown even if backup is running in background
  • New: Repair function from “Control Panel” works even if installed from exe
  • Fix: Changing the destination folder name was not updated on FTP
  • Fix: Pause during merge was not working properly
  • Fix: Brief view not showing the correct details for new opened jobs
  • Fix: Backup jobs from CD/DVD couldn’t be opened because of the read-only attribute
  • Fix: Sheduled backups at 00:00 or 12:00 AM were not correctly listed in Backup View
  • Fix: Restore Preview page showed the UTC time, not the local time
  • Fix: Shutdown after backup did not work if no user was logged in
  • Fix: Standalone scheduler does not run at startup or at logon
  • Fix: Command line Access Violation when local catalog was not used
  • Fix: CD/DVD was not refreshed after backup
  • Fix: User intervention was expected for scheduled groups
  • Fix: In some cases the application did not start at Windows startup
  • Fix: Message was not clear when the CD/DVD was missing for a scheduled job

This update is free for all registered users of Backup4all 4.x (i.e 4.0 – 4.4), for previous version owners (i.e. 3.x, 2.x) you have the option to upgrade by visiting

As always we welcome any feedback regarding this release, so feel free to add your comment here or add a post on our Forums if you’re already a member.