[Changelog] Backup4all 9

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Claudiu (Softland)
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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 9.4.460 (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

You can read the changelog for different versions of Backup4all here:
Backup4all 9.x [YOU ARE READING THIS]
Backup4all 8.x (previous version)
Backup4all 7.x (older version)
Backup4all 6.x (unsupported version)
Backup4all 5.x (unsupported version)
Backup4all 4.x (unsupported version)

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