Cobian Backup

Cobian Backup

Web site: www.cobiansoft.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Delphi
First release: 2000
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Cobian Backup – a file-backup program that can be used to make automatic backups for your directories and files.

Cobian Backup can be run as a service or as a regular application. It can backup to some other location in the same computer, to the network and even to an FTP server. The program supports compression and encryption.

Features/supports:
– Unicode
– FTP connection
– compression ZIP, SQX, 7z
– encryption Blowfish, Rijndael, DES, RSA-Rijndael
– incremental and differential backup
– saving backups to CD, DVD, USB memory stick, a hard drive (internal or external)
– long file names (32,000 characters)

The project founder is Luis Cobian of Umeå University.

The application has been sold in 2013 to James Sweeney, who is the new owner of all new versions of the program (after version 11).