Backup4all version 4.2 released


The release of Backup4all 4.2 is now available. This is a major version release and contains a lot of new features and improvements. It is a free upgrade for existing Backup4all 4 users.

You can download it here: https://www.backup4all.com/download.html

What’s new in Backup4all 4.2:

  • New: Added Unicode filename support (files with non-standard characters can be easily backed up now)
  • New: Backup4all is now compatible with 64-bit operating systems too
  • New: Environment Variables can be used when defining new filters (e.g. %temp%, %SystemRoot%)
  • New: File versions can be compared now
  • New: Added “Select columns” option in the right-click menu of the versions section (Explore View)
  • New: Added option to select new filetype for log files (.txt is accepted now too, given that .log files cannot be opened on Blackberry devices)
  • New: Added option “Remove from sources” when right-clicking a file in Explore View
  • New: Added “Run With” and “Job Type” in schedule lists
  • New: Added a new button for “Ignore all” during restore
  • New: Added message for mirror backups to FTP when splitting large files and there is not enough space in temp (Ftp allows files of max 2GB)
  • New: Added notification if the CTM gets corrupted (ask user to reinstall application)
  • Update: If the notification email has an attachment larger than the sending limit, only the email is sent (without attachment)
  • Update: Sources can be modified now even after selecting a Predefined Backup job (this way a backup job can be used as a “template” for future backup jobs)
  • Fix: Various fixes for mirror backups (with zip) to removable drives and FTP
  • Fix: In particular cases the .bkc got corrupted

This update is free for all registered users of Backup4all 4.x (i.e 4.0 – 4.1), for previous version owners (i.e. 3.x, 2.x) you have the option to upgrade by visiting https://www.backup4all.com/upgrade.html

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.

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