Handy Backup

Handy Backup is an easy-to-use program designed for an automatic backup of your critical data virtually to any type of storage media including CD-RW devices and remote FTP servers. You can use Handy Backup to make a reserve copy of any valuable data on your system. Special addons are provided to facilitate the backup of MS Outlook, system registry and ICQ files. Restoring is as easy as clicking a button, but you can also use a number of advanced options. The program can be also used to synchronize files between two computers on a network.

Handy Backup is designed for MS Windows 9x/NT/2000/ME/XP. Strong file encryption and multi-choice zip compression on the fly, as well as many other useful features, will protect your valuable data. All backup activities are recorded in a log file. Detailed online help is available. If you are looking for a simple yet powerful backup solution for your business or for your personal needs in a networking environment or on a single machine, you have just found it. Download the 30-day trial version and see for yourself. You may purchase Handy Backup from our e-commerce provider RegSoft. Handy Backup is priced competitively at only $30 for a single user license. We provide flexible discount program for volume purchase orders. See Order section for more information. If you happen to have a problem or a question, free support is always available.

Here are the features of the Handy Backup program:

  • Integrated ZIP compression – You can either copy files to their destination as-is or employ built-in multi-choice ZIP compression to minimize your time online and storage space used.
  • 128 bit encryption – We offer you 128-bit encryption support, which is now the highest level of protection used in Internet communications. Secure your data and do not worry about unauthorized access any more.
  • Flexible and powerful scheduler – A versatile scheduler makes it easy to define the backup plan and run backup and recovery tasks automatically from hourly to monthly basis. At any time you can do your backup manually or modify backup schedule to fit your needs. Option to run backup process on log on/log off is provided.
  • Flexible file and folder selection criteria – An intuitive and powerful wildcards and inclusion/exclusion rules to fine-tune your backup items. Now you can easily compose each backup item by adding as many folders and individual files as you need.
  • Activity log in RTF format – All backup activities are recorded in a log file available in RTF format. In version 3.7 the FTP connection log has been added allowing the user to monitor connection to the remote FTP server.
  • Multi-threaded transfer engine – Optimized for blazing performance, Handy Backup multi-threaded transfer engine executes backups in the background with minimum system resource consumption.
  • Intuitive Explorer style user interface – You'll find Handy Backup 4.0 extremely easy-to-use due to its simple Explorer-like user interface. Smart Setup Wizard and online help will guide you through all steps of creating and managing backup items.

The system requirements of the program include:

  • Windows 95/98/Me or Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP
  • Approximately 2MB of free disk space
Review by Jared Moya

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