On this page you can learn about backup-related features of our software. All these features are available in the Small Server edition (solution for a single computer) and the Network Server edition (network backup solution for multiple PCs). Setup file is common for all editions: during the 30-days trial period, you can try all features for free, and the final functionality will be defined by your registration number.
Version 7.3.5, built on April 16, 2013
To compare different editions, please refer to the Backup Software Comparison Chart.
For convenience in browsing, all features are logically divided into several categories: What to Back up, Where to Back up, Backup Options, Backup Types.
What to Back up
Thanks to a well-thought plug-in-powered architecture, the list of supported data is really impressive! With Handy Backup, you can work with different file systems, databases, applications, and much more.
Data Source Plug-ins
*Note: These plug-ins are temporarily unavailable in the latest version, 7.3.5.
Besides the above plug-ins, you can also use as data source any of the storage destination plug-ins, including FTP/FTPS/SFTP, Amazon S3 and other. This can be useful, for example, if you want to back up website: you can access scripts and image via FTP, and back up database entries through the use of the Database Backup plug-in.
The Home Standard edition lets you back up files, folders, and e-mails to local and USB drives, CD/DVD discs, FTP servers or Online. Supported options include compression, encryption and scheduling.
Where to Back up
You can back up your data wherever you want! Are you a home user? Use optical discs or USB drives. Are you an IT-expert? Take advantage of secured SFTP or FTPS connections and cloud replication.
Storage Destination Plug-ins
The software comes with a wide range of options, including data compression, encryption, scheduling and much more.
Filtering Plug-ins and Options
*Note: Backup verification is temporarily unavailable in the latest version, 7.3.5.
The Small Server edition has multiple server-specific functions including backing up of Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, MySQL databases, IBM Lotus Domino, and much more...
Type of Backup
Note: You can back up Windows Servers working under both 32- and 64-bit platforms.
Backup Linux - you can run Handy Backup in Linux under Wine
$39 per license
What to Back Up
Windows Backup - automatically back up any Windows files and folders
Back up Music - protect your playlists and music files from accidental deletion
Back up Videos - regularly back up your video files
Photo Backup - never lose any memorable photos that you have on your computer
Backup Pictures - protect all digital pictures from loss or corruption