Areca Backup 7.3.3 Beta

Backup all your files and folders

Areca Backup is a simple and open source file backup tool that's been designed in Java. It supports data compression & encryption, incremental backup, file history explorer and many other features.

Areca Backup also includes a transaction mechanism which guarantees your backups' integrity. As an additional security measure, Areca Backup also features a backup simulation module.
Here are some key features of "Areca Backup":

Backup Engine Features:
· Archives compression (Zip & Zip64 format)
· Archives encryption (Triple DES & AES encryption algorithm)
· Storage on local hard drive, network drive, USB key, FTP / FTPs server (with implicit and explicit SSL / TLS)
· Source file filters (by extension, subdirectory, regular expression, size, date, status, usage)
· Incremental / Full backup support
· Archives merges / deletion: You can merge contiguous archives in one single archive or safely delete your latest archives.
· As of date recovery: Areca allows you to recover your archives (or single files) as of a specific date.
· Transaction mechanism: All critical processes (such as backups or merges) support a transaction mechanism (with commit / rollback management) which guarantees your backups' integrity.
· Backup reports: Areca generates backup reports that can be stored on your disk or sent by email.
· Post backup scripts: Areca can launch shell scripts after backup.
· Files permissions and symbolic links backup. (Linux only)
Graphical User Interface:
· Archives content explorer. (including a 'find file in archives' feature)
· Archive description: A manifest is associated to each archive, which contains various information such as author, title, date, description, and some technical data.
· File history explorer: Areca keeps track of your file's history (creation / modifications / deletion) over your archives.
· Backup simulation: useful to check weather a backup is necessary
· User's actions history: Areca keeps an history of all user's actions (archives deletion, merges, backups, recoveries).
· Archive's indicators: Areca computes a lot of indicators for you, which will help you in the everyday management of your archives.
Command-Line Interface:
· Areca comes with a command-line interface which can be used for backup automation.

· Java Runtime Environment
What's New in This Release:

· Improved error messages in case of invalid encryption configuration
· Delta storage bugfix
· Fixed memory issues that could occur when too many errors were encountered while checking archives.

Publisher:Oliver Petrucci
Size/OS::4.7 MB / Windows 2K / XP / 2003 / Vista / 7 / 8 32-bit
Date:May 13th, 2013


:Areca Backup 7.3.3 Beta