Genie Backup Manager

Genie Backup Manager 8.0

A complete backup solution for your PC

Genie Backup Manager Home is a complete backup, restore and recovery utility, designed to protect your data from accidental deletion, drive failure and even natural disasters. View full description

PROS

  • Local and remote backups possible
  • Highly configurable
  • Easy to follow backup process

CONS

  • Interface could be more modern

Good
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Genie Backup Manager Home is a complete backup, restore and recovery utility, designed to protect your data from accidental deletion, drive failure and even natural disasters.

When installed, you can create backup jobs for Genie Backup Manager Home. When creating this you can choose anything from a single folder, file type, or even whole drives. The backup process is done in a clear step-by-step way, starting with basic info, where to back up, what, your settings and the schedule.

Jobs you create can be saved and repeated, so the scheduler is really useful. With the full version you can create an online account to have your backups stored safely on secure servers. This way whatever happens to your PC, you files will be safe.

Genie Backup Manager Home is a powerful and quite complex application, but the backup process is well designed, so anyone can use it. The application includes tours and explanations, although simply following the step-by-step backup process is easy enough for new users.

If you're looking for a complete backup solution, Genie Backup Manager Home is a secure and relatively simple application and a good choice.

Genie Backup Manager, a very easy to use yet powerful and flexible software that can backup files, documents, emails, settings, programs and more to virtually any local or remote device including internal and external hard disks, FTP locations, across network, CD/DVD discs, removable media, memory sticks, and tapes.

GenieScript is an easy to learn XML based scripting language provided with GBM Home to enable users to automate backup of programs and program settings. This is done by creating scripts that can backup registry keys, files and folders, and ini file entries and combine them as one item that the user can at any time select from the My Programs tab in the backup wizard.

These days few companies can afford to close their running software to create a "backup window" for backup software to be able to archive data reliably and successfully, and most standard backup solutions are not equipped to handle files that are being used by other applications, resulting in the failure of these solutions in performing the very task they were bought to perform . Genie Backup Manager Home offers FAM (File Access Manager), an optional ad-on software, that ensures that all data is backed up.