Backup to DVD Software

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As you place backup to DVD, you protect important data from HDD failures, system malfunctioning and other “local” disasters. DVD backups enable you to quickly insert a disc and restore a needed version of your files. To perform this in an easy and confident manner, it is recommended to use specialized software that can back up to DVD discs, such as Handy Backup.

Version 7.5.2, built on August 20, 2014
22.5 MB, 32-bit (above) or 28.8 MB, 64-bit version

Our product is designed for Windows 8/7/Vista/XP and Windows Server 2012/2008/2003.

Optical Discs

Support for Different Types of Optical Discs

Handy Backup supports all kinds of DVD discs including DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW. When you select CD/DVD/Blu-ray (common option for all optical media), the program automatically detects the type of the disc and uses it for storage.

Back up HDD to DVD

Back up Everything: From Files to HDD Images and Server Apps

You can back up individual documents, hard disk images, system files, SQL databases, and much more - depending on the edition you use (and yes, you can store backup to DVD, whatever the data are). Learn about different editions of our backup software...

DVD Backup with Options

Compression, Encryption and Other Options

To store backups to DVD in the most efficient way, you can use data compression, encryption, and other options. Flexible scheduler lets you back up absolutely automatically - just don’t forget to change the discs when they are full!

Handy Backup Standard

Version 7.5.2, built on August 20, 2014. 22.5 MB, 32-bit (above) or 28.8 MB, 64-bit version
Backup Software from Novosoft LLC. 39 USD per license.

Handy Backup Home Standard

To back up to DVD you need any edition starting with Handy Backup Home Standard. Note: For disk imaging and other advanced features, you need Professional edition or higher.

Recording Backup to DVD

To back up files to DVD, make sure your computer is equipped with a DVD-R drive. Our software supports all types of CD/DVD/Blu-ray discs and the respective burning devices. When burning a large backup to several DVDs, be sure to number them, since you will have to insert them in order during the restoration. (This also applies to recording backup to CD disks and any other removable media.)

Temporarily Unsupported Features

The following features are temporarily unavailable in the latest version, Handy Backup 7.5.2:

  • Spanning data while recording backup to DVD. If selected data can’t fit a single disc, the program will automatically divide it into equal parts and record it to several DVDs one by one, not disturbing the file consistency and prompting the user to insert the next DVD when the current disk is full.
  • Data verification. Handy Backup has an option to verify data backed up to DVD after burning.

We are planning to add these features in a couple of weeks, and if you need them right now, please use version 6.9.7 instead.

How to Back Up Files to DVD

Burn Backup to DVD

The best thing about Handy Backup is its straight line logic when backing up to DVD. No matter, if you want to create a DVD with your digital pictures, or back up the entire system to a set of DVD discs, you need to go through several simple steps:

  1. Firstly, you select files, folders and other data that you want to back up to DVD.
  2. Then you select CD/DVD/Blu-ray as backup destination.
  3. Then you choose between three types of backup: full, incremental, or differential. These are optimization techniques that allow you to skip files that are already backed up:
  1. Other steps are optional: you can enable compression, encryption, scheduling, etc.

...That’s all you need to do to have your PC backed up!

We welcome you to download the program and test the power and simplicity of backing up to DVD yourself. Try free for 30 days!

For a detailed description of backup to DVD options, please see Backup to Blu-Ray/HD-DVD/DVD section in the User Manual.

Burn your backups to DVD with Handy Backup software automatically, easily and reliably.

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