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See below for the older Ocster software

Ocster Backup: Freeware Windows Edition

"Straightforward and easy to use."

Ocster Backup: Freeware Windows EditionOcster Backup: Freeware Windows Edition is a great freeware backup software for windows that was designed from the start to work fully automatic. You simply specify what you want backed up and when and then the software takes care of the rest.

Ocster Backup: Freeware Windows Edition 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!


  • Creates fully automatic backups of your data
  • Easy to use
  • Can store backups on hard disks and USB sticks
  • Backups are strongly encrypted and protected with a user password
  • Backups are compressed intelligently to save space
  • Backups are performed automatically at scheduled times
  • Backups can be stopped and resumed. This is handy when the computer needs to be shut down, for example.

Technical Features

  • Incremental backup: after an initial full backup only the changes to the previous state are stored. This saves space and reduces transfer times.
  • Supports backup of:
    • files and folders(also files that are in use)
    • hard links and symbolic links
    • compressed, encrypted and sparse files
  • Backup are encrypted with AES (256 Bit)
  • 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. 100 MB