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IvyBackup 2.6.1 Giveaway
$34.99
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Giveaway of the day — IvyBackup 2.6.1

Backup your files and avoid data loss.
$34.99 EXPIRED
User rating: 25 (53%) 22 (47%) 27 comments

IvyBackup 2.6.1 was available as a giveaway on January 27, 2018!

Today Giveaway of the Day
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The most advanced screen recording software.

IvyBackup is a light-weight, efficient and user friendly smart backup tool for Windows. It helps you create and schedule your backups in the shortest time possible.
IvyBackup simplifies your backup process. It features a unique level of backup customization and an accommodating user interface. All this allows you to create and automate simple or complex backup tasks with ease.

Top Features:

  • Simple one click backups;
  • Intuitive, fast, clean;
  • Creates full, incremental and differential backups;
  • Tests your backups for integrity;
  • TUploads your backups to the cloud;
  • Verifies restored backups.

!!! Would you like to win a personalized Full IvyBackup License ( includes priority email support, free future upgrades )?

If you do, entering the contest is as easy as 1, 2 ,3 !!!
What do I have to do?
To enter the contest, you can either:

  • 1. Write a short blog post about how IvyBackup has helped you backup your files.
  • 2. Create and share a short video about how IvyBackup has helped you backup your files in
    an easy and intuitive way.
  • 3. Create and share a short video review on IvyBackup’s time saving features.

    That’s it, once you’re done, send a link to your blog post or video to: giveaway@ivybackup.com

    Winning entries will be judged on creativity and in-depth use of IvyBackup.

  • System Requirements:

    Windows Vista/ 7/ 8/ 10

    Publisher:

    Kudu Computing

    Homepage:

    https://www.ivybackup.com/

    File Size:

    9.2 MB

    Price:

    $34.99

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    Comments on IvyBackup 2.6.1

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    #10

    Very nice program and indeed customer friendly with even a user guide included into the software.
    I have a lot of freeware and open sources backup. So this will be my first professional backup. :-D
    Thanks a lot GOTD and Kudu Computing for this giveaway.

    Reply   |   Comment by Sandra  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

    Sandra,

    Thank you for the feedback.

    Reply   |   Comment by IvyBackup Support  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
    #9

    If able to register?

    Reply   |   Comment by Sam Merritt  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

    Sam Merritt,

    Please check your email inbox.

    Reply   |   Comment by IvyBackup Support  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
    #8

    In plain English, how does the restore function work with this backup? I has issues with my computer earlier and used a commercial backup program to do a "full backup" whatever that was. I had intended to backup my drivers, files, programs, settings, and everything else, other than the operating system itself, since that was my problem. After several hours of backing up, then reinstalling the operating system to original condition, I tried to restore the files, drivers, programs, etc. and was unable to extract ANY of my saved files. Maybe I'm just dense, but I've never seen any backup program actually explain how to use it , what it would save, and how to recover it.

    Reply   |   Comment by bebop  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)

    bebop, that's pretty scary! I hope you you backed up everything including your Windows Serial and activation code! Otherwise... It will be a catastrophe.

    Reply   |   Comment by Sandra  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

    bebop,

    If you are having any problems creating or restoring your backups, please send an email to:

    support@ivybackup.com

    Thank you,

    Reply   |   Comment by IvyBackup Support  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
    #7

    At last an application I am interested in trying. I recently made an addition to my computer family and wanted to try a different backup app than the one I've been using for twelve years. I've no interest whatsoever in storing my data in the cloud, it's strictly hard drive to hard drive. While I use Paragon to copy my whole drive once a month, I need something to quickly back up my hard work once or twice a day.

    The price, though I'd like to see it $5.00 or $10.00 cheaper, is not outrageous, and I only install programs I might be willing to purchase later. Thanks Kudu Publishing for today's offer.

    Reply   |   Comment by kalmly  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)

    kalmly,

    Thank you for your feedback.

    Reply   |   Comment by IvyBackup Support  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
    #6

    Installed in Windows Vista. Will not open. Have tried running as Administrator ... same results.

    Reply   |   Comment by LulaMae  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

    LulaMae,

    Sorry to hear you're having problems. If you still cannot install, please send an email to:

    support@ivybackup.com

    Reply   |   Comment by IvyBackup Support  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
    #5

    Does this program save as individual files or one of those useless, all files in an image, that can't be accessed by any other program when the license expires?

    Reply   |   Comment by AaaaaBbbbb  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+28)

    AaaaaBbbbb,

    "Does this program save as individual files...[?]"

    Yes, it's a file backup app. That means in this case it's a lighter app overall in terms of it's impact on Windows, with fewer files, few registry entries, & no drivers added.

    "... all files in an image, that can't be accessed by any other program when the license expires?"

    If/when that's a concern, Macrium, Paragon, & others have always free image backup apps, plus Paragon can save your backup archives [images] in standard VHD form that can be mounted by win7 - win10.

    Reply   |   Comment by mike  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)

    AaaaaBbbbb, I noticed that Acronis, which creates large files in its own format, can also create a large zip file or one in the Windows backup format. I also noticed that my 2014 license was created in perpetuity. This isn't a particular endorsement of a particular program but more of what is available in some backup programs.

    Reply   |   Comment by StephenB  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+10)

    mike, so it's just a glorified XCOPY /D program!

    Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
    #4

    How do I obtain the registration code?

    Reply   |   Comment by Angie  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-6)

    Angie, it is included in the zip. Just open the zip and extract both the program and the read me. Then open the read me with Notepad and then just copy and paste into your program once it is installed and activated,

    Reply   |   Comment by Sandra  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
    #3

    Do you have to upload backups to the cloud with this giveaway?

    Thanks in advance

    Reply   |   Comment by regan  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+10)

    regan,

    Per the Features page, you can back up to a local disk, network attached storage, Dropbox, & pCloud.

    ivybackup[.]com/features.html

    Reply   |   Comment by mike  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
    #2

    what happens to data if the licence expires??

    Reply   |   Comment by wapp  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+15)
    #1

    Does it automatically encrypt backups before uploading them to "the cloud"? If not why not? I would not like to give big data unfettered data mining access to my computer so I certainly would not give them similar access to my systems backup archives!

    Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+32)

    Hi TK. :-)

    It's not an imaging software.
    It can upload backups to Dropbox and pCloud.
    The encryption should be made by the user.

    Reply   |   Comment by xilolee  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-8)

    TK,

    "Does it automatically encrypt backups before uploading them to "the cloud"? "

    There's no mention of encryption in the help file, on the features page, or in the FAQ.

    ivybackup[.]com/features.html

    ivybackup[.]com/faq.html

    Reply   |   Comment by mike  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+5)

    xilolee, You are missing the point. If a program has been designed properly to backup the files that are on our computers, and store said files in a cloud environment, that program bloody well have encryption algorithms built into it to ensure safety! No the encryption should not have to be made by the user, it should be automatically induced by the backup software. If I am storing my files on a cloud by myself, without a specialty software, then yes I will encrypt them myself.

    Reply   |   Comment by DJ  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

    TK,

    Unfortunately IvyBackup does not have encryption support yet.

    Thank you,

    Reply   |   Comment by IvyBackup Support  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

    It's very funny that I got six thumbs down just because I wrote the encryption is not available in this software and that should be the user to use another software to encrypt the backup. :-)))

    Reply   |   Comment by xilolee  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

    xilolee, if it's just copying files to the selected destination how much effort would it take the developer to optionally 7zip them with AES encryption individually with suitably recognisable .7z file names like Document1.docx producing an encrypted single file named something like Document1.docx-date-timeofbackup.z7 then provided we selected a suitably strong passphrase ahead of time the chances of anyone wishing to decrypt them this milenium without the original passphrase would be minimal.

    Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  Last year  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
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