The press about the Ocster Backup Pro line of products:
"User friendly and reliable backup solution"
"The clever backup software saves your data fully automatic without any hassles"
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"Straightforward and easy to use."

Ocster Backup Pro 5

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Easy to Use, Versioning, Automatic Pausing: one of the best backup tools on the market.

Ocster Backup Pro 5 Ocster Backup Pro 5 is the successor to the highly regarded Ocster Backup Pro 4. It continues the focus on being a fully automatic and easy to use backup solution. You simply specify what you want backed up and when and then the software takes care of the rest.

The new version 5 adds a great feature called "Versioning". Versioning means that the software keeps multiple old versions of your files and you can access them at any time. A big percentage of data losses are accidental file modifications or deletions. This feature makes it easy to recover your data if you make a mistake.

Ocster Backup Pro 5 also includes a special feature called "Automatic Pausing" will automatically pause the backup process when you need the full power of your computer. Never be bogged down by your backup software again!

Apart from backing up files and folders, the software also features built-in support for backing up emails and calendars from Microsoft Outlook.

Ocster Backup Pro 5 is really easy to use and requires no technical knowledge at all. With the software's scheduled automatic backups you simply select what to back up and when and that's it. The software will automatically keep your data safe!

Ocster Backup Pro 5 also includes a special feature called "Automatic Pausing" will automatically pause the backup process when you need the full power of your computer. Never be bogged down by your backup software again!

Or try it out for free for 30 days: Download Free Trial Version.

New in Version 5:

  • Versioning: Easily access and restore different older versions of your files.
  • Improvements "under the hood": enhanced performance, compatibility and other aspects of the backup service

Features

  • Fully Automatic: Creates fully automatic backups of your data
  • Easy to use
  • Versioning: Easily access and restore different older versions of your files.
  • Automatic Pausing: Backups are done in the background and are automatically paused to prevent them from slowing down other programs. Various system characteristics are monitored, e.g. CPU usage, I/O usage, fullscreen applications, etc.
  • Outlook Support: Back up your Microsoft Outlook emails and calendars with a single mouse click.
  • Stop & Resume: Backups can be stopped and resumed. This is handy when the computer needs to be shut down, for example.
  • Backup Reports: Detailed backup reports can be generated each time the backup is updated. The contents of the reports can be configured.
  • Backup Report Emails: Backup reports can be automatically sent to an email address. That way you can be up-to-date on the state of your backups even when you are on a business trip or if the computer is simply a server in your attic.
  • Network support: Files and folders on network drives can also be backed up. The backup data can also be stored on network drives if that is desired.
  • Encryption: Backups are strongly encrypted and protected with a user password. The encryption algorithm can be configured, if that is desired.
  • Compression: Backups are compressed intelligently to save space. Different compression types are available: from fast ones with moderate compression to slower ones with excellent compression.
  • Scheduled: Backups can be started either automatically at scheduled times or manually by clicking a button.
  • Storage Types: Backups can be stored on hard disk, USB sticks and network drives.
  • Incremental backup: after an initial full backup only the changes to the previous state are stored. This saves space and reduces transfer times.
  • Open File Support: Files and folders that are in use can be backed up as well.
  • Hard Link and Symbolic Link Support: Hard links and symbolic links can be backed up and are properly restored as hard links and symbolic links.
  • Special Files: Compressed, encrypted and sparse files can also be backed up.
  • Encryption Algorithms: Backup can be encrypted the following algithms: AES 256 Bit, AES 128 Bit, BlowFish, Cast-128
  • Compression Algorithms: The software supports the following compression types: ZLib, LZMA Quick, LZMA Normal, LZMA Best
  • Small File Optimization: Through smart uses of compression the software can achieve high compression rates, even with many small files.

System Requirements

  • Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 (the 64 Bit version of each operating system is also supported)
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Free space on hard disk: ca. 125 MB