[Changelog] Backup4all 9

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[Changelog] Backup4all 9

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Below is the changelog for the public builds of Backup4all 9. This version was first released in May 2021 and it is still being enhanced. It is SUPPORTED on the following operating systems: Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP SP3, Server 2019/2016/2012/2008/2003 (32/64-bits).

You can download the latest version of Backup4all from: https://download.backup4all.com/downloa ... p-full.exe

NOTE: If you have an older version and want to upgrade please note that version 9 installs separately from the previous versions (doesn't overwrite those). It will also offer a way to import backup jobs from other detected versions. Upgrading from previous older versions (i.e. 8.x, 7.x) is not free, upgrade discounts apply.

Changes in Backup4all 9.9.895 (14-May-2024)
  • Added: New backup plugin for Greenshot
  • Updated: Multiple language revisions
Changes in Backup4all 9.9.869 (15-April-2024)
  • Fixed: Uninstall issues on unsupported Windows versions
Changes in Backup4all 9.9.860 (25-March-2024)
  • Fixed: Backup4all could not connect to Box with 2FA enabled
  • Fixed: Amazon S3 headers using regional setting
Changes in Backup4all 9.9.855 (16-February-2024)
  • Updated: Compatibility with the latest Windows Insider Preview build
Changes in Backup4all 9.9.853 (09-February-2024)
  • Fixed: Error when restoring files from a smart backup in root of an external drive
  • Fixed: Detection of invalid paths when backing up or restoring
  • Fixed: Loading catalog on restore
Changes in Backup4all 9.9.849 (15-January-2024)
  • Fixed: Error when defining new online connection via New Backup Wizard
  • Fixed: Google Drive compatibility fixes
Changes in Backup4all 9.9.846 (15-December-2023)
  • Added: New backup plugin for AnyDesk
  • Added: New backup plugin for RustDesk
  • Updated: Danish language
  • Updated: German language improvements
  • Fixed: Root folders not found on mirror backup to be removed
  • Fixed: Google Shared Drive was not visible in some situations
  • Fixed: FTP configuration section was not visible in certain cases
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.840 (16-November-2023)
  • Fixed: Invalid backups for sources with Linux backslashes in filename
  • Fixed: Renaming source folders on mirror backups returned warnings when running
  • Fixed: Warnings after running mirror backups to Google Drive for files with split size set
  • Fixed: Warnings after running mirror backups to Onedrive for files with split size set
  • Fixed: "Open log folder" option was missing from the ribbon
  • Fixed: Windows 11 Canary Channel was wrongfully identified as Windows 12
  • Fixed: Updates for the SFTP/FTP and IMAP protocols
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.826 (19-October-2023)
  • Added: New backup plugin for Spotify
  • Added: New backup plugin for Studio One
  • Added: New backup plugin for Moneydance
  • Updated: Ensure the Supports Virtual paths is correctly set in new backup wizard for S3 compatible destinations
  • Fixed: Error uploading to Google Drive root folder (when no folder was selected)
  • Fixed: Smart backup was aborted if symlinks were found for backups from SFTP
  • Fixed: Minor issue for mirror backups on Google Drive
  • Fixed: Cannot switch between Dropbox Personal and Business in Online Connections options
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.815 (11-August-2023)
  • Fixed: Error in some situations when using Microsoft OneDrive as backup destination
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.812 (1-August-2023)
  • Fixed: Amazon S3 not working for any other region than Default
  • Fixed: Cannot add new source files/folders to existing backup job
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.808 (25-July-2023)
  • Added: Option to add sources from the "Shared with me" Google Drive folder
  • Added: Option to set the "Shared with me" Google Drive folder as destination
  • Added: New backup plugin for FL Studio
  • Added: New backup plugin for Rambox
  • Added: New backup plugin for Wondershare PDFelement
  • Added: New backup plugin for OnlyOffice Desktop Editor
  • Fixed: ID path processing on Google Drive
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.774 (07-June-2023)
  • Fixed: Sources using UNC paths for mirror backups were skipped
  • Fixed: File already exists error when trying to create a new file
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.764 (16-May-2023)
  • Updated: Retries when uploading to OneDrive
  • Fixed: Files were uploaded in the root of Google Drive in some situations
  • Fixed: Could not restore certain backups from Google Drive
  • Fixed: Failure while trying to delete excluded folders
  • Fixed: Restoring files and folders with long paths
  • Fixed: Ask for backup label before execution error
  • Fixed: Different folder case with obfuscate resulted in warnings
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.743 (20-March-2023)
  • Fixed: Mirrored files were copied multiple times in some situations
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.740 (16-March-2023)
  • Fixed: Test for cloud destinations
  • Fixed: Backup not saved in catalog after test result with warning
  • Fixed: Skipping files with incomplete paths
  • Fixed: Enpoint was asked for when backing up to Amazon S3
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.734 (7-March-2023)
  • Fixed: Files were tested multiple times after backup
  • Fixed: Warnings on test after backup - for obfuscated files
  • Fixed: Sign only using SHA2
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.729 (27-February-2023)
  • Fixed: Cannot back up from Box
  • Fixed: Clean destination folder
  • Fixed: HTTPS use for in-place installer update
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.721 (8-February-2023)
  • Added: Cloudflare S3 compatible destination
  • Fixed: Catalog update for Google Drive
  • Fixed: Folder case on SFTP destinations
  • Fixed: 400 Bad Request error when backing up to Box
  • Fixed: Cannot back up files from .WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux)
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.708 (04-January-2023)
  • Fixed: Connection to SFTP was not working (for some servers)
  • Fixed: False positive virus detection
  • Fixed: Sources from Google teams drive were not working correctly
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.702 (13-December-2022)
  • Added: New backup plugin for Xplorer2
  • Added: New backup plugin for AIMP
  • Updated: Japanese partial translation
  • Fixed: Job icon transparency
  • Fixed: IDrive S3 compatible did not work
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.699 (28-November-2022)
  • Fixed: Failed to establish TLS connection error when sending emails via Office365
  • Fixed: Range check error in bTray.exe
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.693 (18-November-2022)
  • Added: AIMP backup plugin
  • Fixed: Mirror Backup from Dropbox was backing up all files every time
  • Fixed: Change default selection for files not fitting on CD or DVD media
  • Fixed: Transparent icons for some UI elements
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.682 (18-October-2022)
  • Added: Backup plugin for Vyapar
  • Added: Backup plugin for 1Password
  • Updated: Polish translation
  • Fixed: Cleanup did not remove backups from OneDrive
  • Fixed: Disabled hubiC as a cloud destination (hubiC was discontinued)
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.677 (26-September-2022)
  • Added: Backup plugin for EventSentry Light
  • Added: Backup plugin for GoodAccess
  • Added: Backup plugin for Shield Antivirus
  • Updated: Finnish translation
  • Fixed: Window position on second screen
  • Fixed: Date and time of restored files and folders
  • Fixed: "Use Http" option on Registration dialog
  • Fixed: Explicitly specify supported TLS v1.2 and v1.3 for activation service
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.656 (16-August-2022)
  • Fixed: Cannot connect to the Amazon S3 server error
  • Fixed: Restore from Amazon S3 failed in some situations
  • Fixed: Update progress in Progress View
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.649 (09-August-2022)
  • Fixed: Display issues when using 300% font scaling
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.647 (05-August-2022)
  • Fixed: Email notification issues
Changes in Backup4all 9.8.646 (03-August-2022)
  • Added: Backup plugin for Bitrix24
  • Added: Backup plugin for TallyPrime
  • Added: Extra debug info log for Onedrive
  • Fixed: Text spacing issues when 180% text size was used
  • Fixed: "Cannot delete folder" warning for some backup jobs with plugins
  • Fixed: Remove from backup catalog deleted files on blu-ray using mirror
  • Fixed: Skip files having paths longer than 127 chars on CD/DVD/Bluray
  • Fixed: Custom date filter was not working correctly in some rare situations
Changes in Backup4all 9.7.624 (15-June-2022)
  • Fixed: Outlook plugin included all files all the time
  • Fixed: Application was very slow at during the "updating catalog" phase
Changes in Backup4all 9.7.617 (06-June-2022)
  • Fixed: Import error from version 8
Changes in Backup4all 9.7.613 (31-May-2022)
  • Added: New regions for Wasabi backup destination
  • Added: Option to permanently activate a product key
  • Updated: Polish translation for the interface
  • Updated: Multithreading performance for Amazon S3 and Azure online destinations
  • Fixed: File is not a valid boolean value error
  • Fixed: Application stuck during "updating catalog" phase
  • Fixed: Error trying to write more data than space on optical discs
Changes in Backup4all 9.6.574 (20-April-2022)
  • Fixed: "Parent folder not found in tree" error for full backups with 1 version limit
  • Fixed: Backup catalog versioning not storing versions in some situations
  • Fixed: Multithreading status is shown in log
  • Fixed: False "Cannot delete folder" warning for mirror backups
  • Fixed: Custom number of threads option was ignored for multithreading in some situations
Changes in Backup4all 9.6.556 (5-April-2022)
  • Added: Backup plugin for Bitdefender Total Security
  • Updated: Turkish language
  • Fixed: Dropbox re-authentication was required for scheduled backups
  • Fixed: List index out of bounds error for some GoogleDrive backups
  • Fixed: Could not backup specific characters to OneDrive
  • Fixed: Restore files when using Box as a destination
  • Fixed: Error when media burner was disconnected
  • Fixed: Backup to CD/DVD did not perform retries
  • Fixed: Jobs were not renamed if destination was in the cloud
  • Fixed: Could not upload catalog to Google Drive in some cases
  • Fixed: Azure shared access signature did not work correctly
Changes in Backup4all 9.5.525 (8-march-2022)
  • Fixed: Restore pst/ost files created with block backup
  • Fixed: Cannot back up from HiDrive
  • Updated: Danish translation and strings for other languages
Changes in Backup4all 9.5.520 (25-February-2022)
  • Fixed: "List index out of bounds" error
  • Fixed: Thunderbird backup with warnings
Changes in Backup4all 9.5.518 (23-February-2022)
  • Updated: Danish language
  • Fixed: Backup to Hidrive failed in some situations
  • Fixed: Restore from Hidrive
  • Fixed: Restore from OneDrive business
  • Fixed: Test/restore from LAN was not working correctly when password was used
Changes in Backup4all 9.5.512 (16-February-2022)
  • Updated: Differential type is ignored if archive bit is used
  • Fixed: Application froze when there were many backup versions
  • Fixed: Statistics displayed erroneous information in some cases
Changes in Backup4all 9.5.510 (11-February-2022)
  • Fixed: Email notifications when using Gmail
Changes in Backup4all 9.5.508 (10-February-2022)
  • Added: Option to increase backup speed by using multiple parallel threads
  • Added: Automatic resource allocation to improve job action speed
  • Updated: Backup over 1000 files from OneDrive
  • Fixed: Duplicates were not allowed
  • Fixed: Listing files when using Google Drive as a destination
  • Fixed: Restoring from Google Drive error: Premature end of file reached
  • Fixed: Each Box source expand required authentication
Changes in Backup4all 9.4.464 (14-December-2021)
  • Added: Backup plugin for CryptoTab Browser
  • Added: Backup plugin for Vivaldi Browser
  • Fixed: "Open from" did not show the available backup catalogs
  • Fixed: Application freezes when trying to import jobs with many exclusions
  • Fixed: FTP source listing
Changes in Backup4all 9.4.460 (6-December-2021)
  • Fixed: Empty catalog cloning
Changes in Backup4all 9.4.458 (2-December-2021)
  • Fixed: Backup from OneDrive without full paths
  • Fixed: Prevent bug reports in ExploreView
  • Fixed: AV Error when triggering a full backup for a differential one
  • Fixed: Cannot import jobs from v4
Changes in Backup4all 9.4.452 (25-November-2021)
  • Added: Show information about configuration jobs that cannot be imported
  • Fixed: Could not start backup for empty tag
  • Fixed: Access violation in module KERNELBASE.dll
  • Fixed: File progress for mirror with zip
Changes in Backup4all 9.4.448 (19-November-2021)
  • Added: Backup plugin for Epic Browser
  • Added: Backup plugin for ACDSee
  • Fixed: Each source expand required authentication for some Box backups
  • Fixed: Mirror with zip on Google Drive created duplicate files in certain situations
  • Fixed: FTP sources were not expanded every time
  • Fixed: Restore mirror with zip showed an incorrect file date
  • Fixed: Close VSS helper app when no jobs are running
  • Fixed: Different file size for some mirror backups
  • Fixed: Data error warning
  • Fixed: Some occasional volume shadow copy issues
  • Fixed: USN journal
Changes in Backup4all 9.3.434 (1-November-2021)
  • Fixed: Cannot import jobs with plugins from v8 to v9
  • Fixed: List index out of bounds error for some specific backups
  • Fixed: Duplicate files for Outlook backups in certain situations
Changes in Backup4all 9.3.428 (18-October-2021)
  • Fixed: On some SFTP servers backup was creating multiple recursive folders
  • Fixed: Duplicate entries in FileVersions/FolderVersions for excluded files/folders
  • Fixed: "All files skipped, nothing to backup" error for some smart backup jobs
  • Fixed: Backup for files with long paths
Changes in Backup4all 9.3.420 (11-October-2021)
  • Added: Full compatibility with Windows 11
  • Updated: Improved memory usage when backing up more than 1.5 million files
  • Updated: Improved backup speed for backup types that use compression
  • Updated: Improved test speed (faster CRC calculations)
  • Fixed: Cannot delete folder warnings for mirror backups using encryption and obfuscation
Changes in Backup4all 9.2.413 (22-September-2021)
  • Updated: Portuguese language
  • Fixed: Cannot restore mirror backup created with some specific plugins
  • Fixed: Backup to Azure halted when trying to upload zero-sized file
  • Fixed: Restore log text when using different location
  • Fixed: Do not read free/used space for Google Team Drives
  • Fixed: File with special characters was not deleted from destination
  • Fixed: Preparing shadow copy incorrect log message
  • Fixed: Restore registry entries for some particular backup plugins
Changes in Backup4all 9.2.405 (9-September-2021)
  • Added: Automated file copy method switch to optimize backup speed for files larger than 1GB
  • Added: Command line option to import backup jobs for all Windows users
  • Updated: Slovenian language completed
  • Updated: Romanian language completed
  • Updated: Removed default file size limit for FTP and SFTP
  • Updated: Deleted zip files are included in logs too
  • Updated: Log limit number of backups for all storages
  • Updated: Mirror backup speed improvements
  • Updated: Log files are outputted in UTF-8
  • Updated: Implemented new Dropbox API
  • Fixed: Limit backup versions was not working on Google Drive
  • Fixed: Limit number of backups/files not enabled when editing properties
  • Fixed: Bbackup.exe processes were not closed after backups in some situations
  • Fixed: Test fixes for empty folders
  • Fixed: Customize filter with Users folder was not shown in Explore View
  • Fixed: Drag and drop source file/folder issue in some situations
  • Fixed: Unneeded scroll into view when backup list progress is updated
  • Fixed: Some notification settings were missing
Changes in Backup4all 9.1.369 (14-July-2021)
  • Updated: Romanian translation
  • Fixed: Source folders were duplicated in rare situations for mirror backups
  • Fixed: Email notification was missing Included sources information
  • Fixed: Crash when loading a backup job using a locked predefined destination
  • Fixed: Restoring a backup using Google Chrome plugin on a different machine had errors
  • Fixed: Display fix for My Drive in Google Teams
Changes in Backup4all 9.1.357 (08-July-2021)
  • Added: Warning notices with extra details for backup plugins
  • Added: More Wasabi cloud backup destination servers
  • Updated: Improved job import from previous versions
  • Updated: Korean translation
  • Fixed: Selecting a customized filter in rare situations returned an error
  • Fixed: Folder filters when using non windows sources
  • Fixed: Test and restore not working for imported v8 backups using IE favorites plugin
  • Fixed: Invalid strings in some languages
  • Fixed: Mirror VSS problems (backup was frozen in some rare situations)
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.333 (25-June-2021)
  • Updated: Brazilian Portuguese translation
  • Updated: Dutch translation
  • Updated: Slovenian translation
  • Updated: Turkish translation
  • Fixed: Error when selecting a customized filter in some situations
  • Fixed: Crash in some situations when catalogs got larger than 6GB
  • Fixed: Add folders window did not show the folders to be added in some cases
  • Fixed: All files were skipped when use local catalogs was off and destination was USB
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.323 (16-June-2021)
  • Updated: Polish translation for the interface
  • Updated: Italian translation for the interface
  • Fixed: Warnings in rare cases when testing backup jobs using app configuration plugin sources
  • Fixed: Source folders from Polycloud that had special characters were not backed up
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.317 (11-June-2021)
  • Added: Polycloud backup destination (S3 compatible)
  • Added: Wasabi backup destination (S3 compatible)
  • Fixed: Custom S3 Endpoints were not saved in some specific cases
  • Fixed: Backup4all configurations backup warning in rare situations
  • Fixed: Incorrect excluded or deleted flags for particular mirror backups
  • Fixed: Volume shadow copy error for some backups using plugins
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.307 (04-June-2021)
  • Updated: Danish translation
  • Updated: Finnish translation
  • Fixed: Bad Request errors for backups to Google Drive in some rare situations
  • Fixed: Testing ZIP files for backups with cloud sources had errors in some cases
  • Fixed: In some situations include filters were not applied to folders
  • Fixed: Time stamp was missing in ZIP files when using plugin sources
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.299 (31-May-2021)
  • Updated: Danish language
  • Fixed: Loading backup jobs was slow for some particular backup jobs
  • Fixed: Path was not found error in rare situations for full backups using plugins
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.297 (27-May-2021)
  • Fixed: Use only archiving bit did not work correctly all the time
  • Fixed: Invalid backup error for full backups on large files in some situations
  • Fixed: Overriding filters were not working correctly for some particular jobs
  • Fixed: Catalogs were not included when using the Backup4all plugin in some situations
  • Fixed: Testing backup jobs using the Backup4all plugin erroneously showed missing config files
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.290 (25-May-2021)
  • Updated: Better plugin management when opening backups
  • Fixed: Warnings on backups that used obfuscation in certain situations
  • Fixed: Files not found when testing backup jobs for Microsoft Outlook in some situations
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.287 (21-May-2021)
  • Fixed: Importing jobs with unavailable plugins failed in certain situations
  • Fixed: Could not apply catalog patch error on backup jobs for some Firefox versions
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.285 (20-May-2021)
  • Fixed: Some rare access violation errors for backups to Microsoft OneDrive
  • Fixed: SQL error on restore in certain rare situations
  • Fixed: In some rare situations, customize filters were ignored
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.279 (18-May-2021)
  • Fixed: "Lock destination" option was not saved in new backup wizard for some users
  • Fixed: Block backup for plugin sources failed in some situations
  • Fixed: On rare occasions errors occurred for Microsoft OneDrive backups
  • Fixed: Backup to LAN when no user is logged on failed on certain operating systems
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.274 (14-May-2021)
  • Fixed: Microsoft OneDrive backup error for small files of less than 4MB
  • Fixed: Error when browsing for sources from cloud folders in certain situations
  • Fixed: Cloud destination upload for large files over 6GB failed on rare occasions
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.271 (12-May-2021)
  • Fixed: Error when running block backups on large files for some users
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.270 (11-May-2021)
  • Fixed: Scheduler error in rare situations
  • Fixed: Applypatch16 error for some imported plugins
  • Fixed: "Add folder" window was not resizable
  • Fixed: Sources were listed two times in explore view only for plugin sources
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.266 (10-May-2021)
  • Updated: Extra logging for mirror backups
  • Fixed: Block backup when using sources from Dropbox returned a zip error in some situations
  • Fixed: On rare occasions files were backed up every time
  • Fixed: Backup history reporting had minor inconsistencies
  • Fixed: Log import error in some situations
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.263 (07-May-2021)
  • Updated: Icons for Google Drive open window
  • Updated: Plugin button position in sources
  • Fixed: In some situations you could not select folders when using OneDrive as destination
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.261 (05-May-2021)
  • Fixed: Import from old versions (i.e. v4) showed no history in some situations
  • Fixed: Appcrash that occurred in rare situations when using different source types
Changes in Backup4all 9.0.258 (05-May-2021)
  • Added: Backup files from Google Cloud Storage
  • Added: Backup files from Microsoft OneDrive
  • Added: Backup files from Dropbox
  • Added: Backup files from Google Drive
  • Added: Define predefined network connection sources
  • Added: Multiple different source types in one backup job (plugin + cloud + local sources in one job)
  • Added: Backup files from Amazon S3
  • Added: Backup files from Azure
  • Added: Option to use HTTP in case HTTPS fails when checking for updates
  • Added: Backup files from BOX
  • Added: Backup files from Hidrive
  • Added: Track time needed for upload/download when using cloud as source/destination
  • Added: Backup files from Hubic
  • Added: Backup sources from Amazon S3 Compatible (37 destinations)
  • Added: Old catalogs are renamed and kept when importing jobs from previous versions

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