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"...If you are looking for a stable and reliable application to safeguarding your data, Cobian Backup will not disappoint you. Give it a try..." From the Softoxi review.
Backup 11 (Gravity)
Version 11, Gravity
For Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, Windows 7
Windows 8, Windows 10 (See the FAQ)
Works in both 32 and 64 bits Windows
Latest version: 18.104.22.1682
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Cobian Backup 8
Version 8 Black Moon
For Windows NT, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista
Latest version: 22.214.171.124
Cobian Backup 7
Version 7 Luz de Luna
For Windows 95*, 98, ME, Windows NT, 2000, XP, 2003
Latest version: 126.96.36.1993
Got questions? Please, read the help file and the FAQ first. If you don't find the answer to your questions there, post them in the forum and I will gladly try to help you.
Cobian Backup is a multi-threaded program that can be used to schedule and backup your files and directories from their original location to other directories/drives in the same computer or other computer in your network. FTP backup is also supported in both directions (download and upload).
Cobian Backup exists in two different versions: application and service. The program uses very few resources and can be running on the background on your system, checking your backup schedule and executing your backups when necessary.
Cobian Backup is not an usual backup application: it only copies your files and folders in original or compressed mode to other destination, creating a security copy as a result. So Cobian Backup can be better described as a "Scheduler for security copies". Cobian Backup supports several methods of compression and strong encryption.
Japanese language files for Cobian Backup 10 Boletus
Decrypter (for version 10 and older, stand alone) A tool to decrypt the files encrypted with Cobian Backup. This tool can decrypt files created with any version (not by Gravity).
Translator (For version 8 ONLY) - If you wish to translate version 8 into your language, please, download this tool and send the TWO resulting files to me. Read the TReadme.txt file included in the archive for instructions.
Script creator for automatic setups (For VERSION 7 Only) - Use this utility to create a script to automatically install Cobian Backup 7. This is great when you are installing the program in many computers.
Translator (for Version 7 ONLY) - If you wish to translate version 7 into your language, please, download this tool and send the TWO resulting files to me. Read the Treadme.txt file included in the archive for instructions.
DeCompressor (for both versions) - A very simple utility which allows you to decompress all Zip and AQX files created by Cobian Backup. Note that this is a very simple tool. You can decompress the files with Winzip, Squeez or TUGZip.
Remote tool: The remote tool for Cobian Backup 7.
3rd party utilities
Kill and Run Outlook - by Bertus Geldenhuys. Read the included Readme.txt file.
Decompress individually - By "DotNetCoder". Used to decompress files recursivelly when the option "Compress files individually" has been checked. You need .NET 2.0
Here you can download older versions of the program and some related old files.
Cobian Backup 6 (Build 188.8.131.524)
Slovak help file for Cobian Backup 6
Catalan language for Cobian Backup 6
Russian language for Cobian Backup 6
CobLazy: Plug-in for Cobian Backup 6: CobLazy is a "Before backup" plugin. When the backup begins, the plugin will be executed and if the day of the week is Saturday OR Sunday (can be configured), the current backup will be interrupted. This is useful, for example, if you have scheduled a daily backup but you don't want to make the backups on weekends.
Cobian Backup 5 (Build 184.108.40.206)
Cobian Backup 4 (version 220.127.116.11)