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11th July 2017: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackLite and SyncBackFree Update Released: V8.2.11.0

Get the latest V8 update to SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackLite and SyncBackFree:

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Upgrade to V8

If you purchased V7 on or after 1st January 2017 then you will receive a free upgrade to V8. Simply download the new version and install it.

If you purchased SyncBackPro or SyncBackSE in 2016 or earlier then you can still purchase an upgrade to V8 at a minimal cost. Visit our Upgrade Store to buy an upgrade now.

For more details read our Knowledge Base Article SyncBackPro/SE V8 Upgrades Explained.

For a brief list of what's new in V8 see the list below.

SyncBack V8 Highlights

  • Cloud support in SyncBackPro has been extensively improved. Openstack (including Rackspace) and Backblaze B2 are now supported. Improvements have been made to OneDrive, Amazon S3, Google Storage, Google Drive and Amazon Drive. Multi-threaded scanning is now supported for some cloud storage services (Amazon S3, Azure, Google Storage, Backblaze, and OpenStack).
  • Prevent ransomware encrypted files from replacing your backups.
  • FTP users can make use of multi-threaded FTP scanning to improve scan times.
  • SyncBackPro and SyncBackSE are now available in 64-bit versions so you can make full use of system resources.
  • SyncBackPro has a completely new and improved scripting engine.
  • Filenames in Zip files can now be encrypted using PKWare's SecureZip standard.
  • Backing up to or from a virtual drive is supported via SyncBack Containers or VHD/VHDX. SyncBack Containers can be treated as a portable drive. It can be encrypted and includes another layer of security against unauthorized access/overwrites. Containers and virtual drives are a more flexible and secure alternative to Zip files.
  • More file copying methods are available for you to choose from to suit various backup situations. With V8, 3 new file copy methods are introduced – Memory map file copying, Read ahead file copying and Multi-threaded file copying.
  • SyncBackLite has been introduced to provide a low cost backup solution for home users.
  • Upgrade Assurance subscription is now available for those wanting to reduce upgrade costs.
  • For a complete list of what's new in V8, see our What's New page.

 



7th July 2017: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackLite and SyncBackFree Update Released: V8.2.8.0

Get the latest V8 update to SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackLite and SyncBackFree:

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12th June 2017: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackLite and SyncBackFree Update Released: V8.1.1.0

SyncBackPro V7 and SyncBackSE V7 Update Released: V7.7.0.0

Get the latest V8 update to SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackLite and SyncBackFree:

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Get the latest V7 update to SyncBackPro and SyncBackSE:

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1st June 2017: SyncBack V8.0.1.0 released and SyncBackLite introduced

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15th May 2017: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.6.74.0

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27th March 2017: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.6.64.0

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2nd March 2017: HostingAdvice article on 2BrightSparks

2BrightSparks Founder Michael Leaver on SyncBackPro: How His Team Aims to Build Custom Backup Solutions That Don't Sacrifice System Performance

 



16th January 2017: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.6.50.0

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January 2017: OnClick updates, HTTPS and searching

FindOnClick, UndeleteOnClick and ScrambleOnClick have all been updated.

HTTPS is now used site-wide. This means all communication with the 2BrightSparks web server is encrypted.

Searching on the 2BrightSparks site, forum and knowledge base is now powered by Google.

 



8th November 2016: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.6.45.0

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3rd October 2016: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.6.36.0 and SyncBack Touch Update Released: V1.3.8.0

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A new version of SyncBack Touch has been released for Android, Windows and macOS.

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4th August 2016: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.6.28.0

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11th July 2016: A Japanese review of SyncBackFree

The popular Japanese web site Vector has posted a review of SyncBackFree.

 



7th July 2016: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.6.18.0

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4th July 2016: FastSpring is now our secure payment processor

Web Store

Starting 4th July 2016 all credit card and PayPal payments will now be made through FastSpring. The switch to FastSpring allows 2BrightSparks to provide a modern, quick and simple payment process to our customers. More payment options are now also available: Giropay (popular in Germany), iDEAL (popular in the Netherlands), Sofort (popular in Germany, and gaining popularity in other EU countries), WebMoney (popular in Russia) and Alipay (popular in China; USD and CNY currencies supported). eSellerate continues to be used for phone, fax and purchase order payments.

The switch to FastSpring also improves the upgrade store making it easier for existing customers to upgrade from older versions of SyncBackPro and SyncBackSE.

Visit our new web store to see the difference.

 



28th June 2016: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.6.14.0

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27th April 2016: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.6.8.0

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15th March 2016: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.6.4.0

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15th March 2016: SyncBack Touch Update Released: V1.2.0

A new version of SyncBack Touch has been released for Android, Windows and OS X. It includes faster upload and download speeds.

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18th January 2016: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.5.19.0

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November 2015: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.5.5.0

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November 2015: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.5.0.0

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November 2015: SyncBack Touch Android Update Released: V1.0.32

A small fix for Android Marshmallow has been made to SyncBack Touch.

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October 2015: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.4.0.0

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September 2015: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree Update Released: V7.3.10.0

Get the latest V7 update to SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE and SyncBackFree.

For those who already have V5/6 installed, do not uninstall/re-install, or you will lose your profiles and settings. Simply install 'over the top' of your current installation.

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Compare the Freeware and Commercial Versions

SyncBackPro V7 Highlights

  • Backup Locked or Open Files
  • Supports Google Drive, OneDrive, Box, Dropbox, Amazon S3, Amazon Drive, Azure, Google Storage, Office 365 (OneDrive for Business and SharePoint), and SugarSync.
  • Supports Media Transfer Protocol: transfer media files to and from portable devices automatically. Backup your pictures, music files and movies.
  • Works with SyncBack Touch: in common with SyncBackSE, SyncBackPro V7 works with SyncBack Touch to backup Windows, macOS, and Android devices.
  • Versioning and Incremental Backups
  • Scripting Support: Configure the program and profiles using your own scripts.

 



August 2015: 2BrightSparks Website Update

Our website enjoys a major update. If you come across a broken link (perhaps an image file that does not display appropriately, or a typo etc.), then please Contact Us.

When providing feedback about the site please ensure you include the following:

The Full URL - for example /index.html


The Location of the problem - for example: first column, first paragraph, first sentence
The Problem - for example: Typo > "WIndows" should be spelled "Windows"

 



August 2015: Windows 10 Support

We're pleased to confirm that the latest versions of SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE, SyncBackFree, SyncBack Touch, and the SyncBack Management System of products now support Windows 10.

OnClick Utilities has also been updated so users can rest assured our software will work on the very latest Windows Operating System.

Software from 2BrightSparks

SyncBackPro is our flagship product and delivers professional-level benefits including support for Google Drive, OneDrive, Box, Dropbox, Amazon Drive, Amazon S3, Azure, Google Storage, Office 365 (OneDrive for Business and SharePoint), and SugarSync:

• Backup to the Cloud
• Backup To and From Email
• Scripting Support
• Powerful FTP engine with SFTP
• S.M.A.R.T. Warnings
• Copy Locked or Open Files
• Fast Backup and Smart Synchronization
• Zip64 compression with 256-bit AES encryption
• Extensive Help Documentation & Free Support

License: Commercial Software: Fully Functioning 30 Day Trial

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SyncBackSE builds on the great features of SyncBackFree and provides the ability to backup locked/open files, a great FTP engine, Fast Backup, and much more...

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License: Commercial Software: Fully Functioning 30 Day Trial

Download SyncBackSE

SyncBackLite is the low-cost backup product for home users and provides the ability to backup locked/open files, 2-way synchronization, file compression and encryption and more...

Which backup software fits your needs?
Compare SyncBack Free, Lite, SE & Pro

License: Commercial Software: Fully Functioning 30 Day Trial

Download SyncBackLite V8.2.11.0

Requires SyncBackPro or SyncBackSE

SyncBack Touch is a cross-platform service (Windows, macOS and Android) that allows SyncBackPro and SyncBackSE to remotely access a device’s file system in order to perform backup/restore and sync operations. Both SyncBackPro and SyncBackSE ship with two FREE connections to SyncBack Touch.

License: Free Software!

Download SyncBack Touch

The SBMS requires SyncBackPro.

The SyncBack Management System provides invaluable tools for the system administrator to monitor and manage multiple backup profiles across a network. Increase security, accountability and reporting:

• Manage profiles used by SyncBackPro
• Profile history and failure reporting
• Increased security procedures
• Fully integrated with the Free SBM Console
• For Vista and newer including Windows 10 (32 & 64 bit)
• Works across cable, Wi-Fi, Intranet & Internet
• Generous Licensing Policy
• Extensive Help Documentation

License: Commercial Software: Fully Functioning 30 Day Trial

Download SBMS

Enjoy our Freeware, try the enhanced commercial versions, then stick with what suits you best... Compare SyncBackFree, SyncBackSE & SyncBackPro. SyncBackFree gives you:

• Backup and Synchronize: Copy files in both directions
• Restore backup files easily
• Email logs
• Run programs before and after profiles
• Schedule backups
• Unicode enabled for non-English filenames
• Simple and Advanced mode
• Runs on Windows 10, 8, 7 and Vista
• Extensive Help Documentation
• Completely Free!

License: Free Software!

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OnClick Utilities is a suite of powerful software programs from 2BrightSparks that will transform your daily computing experience. Four programs in the suite are available as freeware. Enhanced versions of these programs are unlocked by paying for a license. Entering the serial number once gives full access to the whole OnClick Utilities Suite.

License: Freeware and Commercial Software

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SyncBackPro

With complete and customized control of how and when you want to perform your backups, coupled with a feature list second to none, SyncBackPro is the professionals' tool of choice to backup Windows, Android, and macOS to any drive and over the Cloud...

 

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