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iBackup
iBackup
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iBackup free download for Mac

iBackup

Version 7.6

Backup and restore tool.

iBackup overview

iBackup is a simple to use backup/restore utility for scheduled backups of files, folders, applications and your system preferences like the dock, deskop picture, time settings, firewall, Bluetooth and system applications like AddressBook, Mail, Stickies, iChat, iTunes and more. You can edit these preferences settings and add your own.

What’s new in version 7.6

Updated on Oct 24 2015

Version 7.6:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

Information

License

Free

Size

17.7 MB

Downloads

178343

App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
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anonymous-parrot-4396
anonymous-parrot-4396
Jul 16 2017
7.6
3.5
Jul 16 2017
3.5
Version: 7.6
Good software... unfortunately non more updates since years..
kscmint
kscmint
Jun 22 2016
7.6
4.0
Jun 22 2016
4.0
Version: 7.6
Very good backup and restore tool based on rsync. Good point is that it allows you to select OSX specific files to be backed up like applications and system settings.
Finkel
Finkel
Oct 28 2015
7.6
0.0
Oct 28 2015
0.0
Version: 7.6
I can't get it fully working on 10.11.1. Opening plugins produces error "ls: /Users/samuel/Library/Application Support/iBackup/Update/plugins/System Settings: No such file or directory (1)" Any Ideas?
Kees-Stoute
Kees-Stoute
Feb 3 2015
7.5
0.5
Feb 3 2015
0.5
Version: 7.5
STAY AWAY FROM THIS COMPANY AT ALL COSTS! I'm here to share my bad experience in case anyone is considering their cloud services. I've been a loyal client of this company since 2006. Been using their cloud services to store and organize my documents since the start of my business. It was all good until one fine day my credit card expired. They just sent the payment reminder to inform me that my credit card expired. The bank was already in the process of sending me the replacement card during that time. Then disaster strikes. Before I could update my new credit card details online, they suspended my account due to failure of payment. I rang up their support immediately and informed them my situation. Not only they were RUDE, they mentioned that it's IMPOSSIBLE to retrieve my data. I was told that my account and all associated data was deleted the moment the payment failed. Feeling devastated, I even offered to pay them additional just to retrieve my data. They rejected me straight and even explicitly said that it's my own fault. I'm not that tech savvy but I believe there should be some form of data replication in their servers right? 9 years worth of data were wiped clean just because of one failure to make payment on time. If you are thinking of opting to go with this company for their cloud services, you are better off with Google Drive or some other cloud providers. THEIR SERVICE IS SIMPLY APPALLING.
KirillM
KirillM
Dec 21 2014
7.5
5.0
Dec 21 2014
5.0
Version: 7.5
Latest version 7.6 with 10.10 support
dimardo
dimardo
Dec 20 2012
7.4
5.0
Dec 20 2012
5.0
Version: 7.4
just work
j-doe
j-doe
May 28 2011
7.3.1
0.0
May 28 2011
0.0
Version: 7.3.1
for a PPC machine running 10.3.9, i had hoped to rely on iBackup 7.3.1 to perform a weekly backup. (i do use the old machine regularly, and keep information on it i would like regularly backed up.) iBackup does write the backup to the proper place (a drive on an external machine, and the machine being backed up is connected to the external machine via cat5 cable, so no airport issues with speed or connectivity). it is incredibly sloowwwwwwww. the weekly backup started friday at 7:30am, and 26.5 hours later, it is 961MB through a 2.6GB backup. i can see progress in the log drawer occasionally (chgrp commands from what i can tell at the moment), so i know it's not completely hung. it is in the Applications folder, and once i can get the whole folder backed up, i can take that out of the list of things to back up. why would the chgrp commands be so slow? why are they necessary? is there something else that could be causing the slowness? any thoughts?
Fhf
Fhf
Dec 29 2010
7.1
5.0
Dec 29 2010
5.0
Version: 7.1
My MacBook Pro just had a system issue which affected Finder window display and IPhoto albums. No amount of tinkering would fix the issues, so I decided that an OS reinstall was in order. After erasing the volume, re-installing 10.6.5 and my files via Migration Assistant, the problem was still there. Aak!. I finally used iBackup to back up just my core Apple apps: Safari, iCal, Address Book, Mail, and Keychains. These I really wanted to be right, as losing or manually replacing them would be a complete pain. Erased the HD, reinstalled the OS, but did not take up the installer's offer to import my user settings. Basically, the computer was back to factory-new state. Gulped, ran iBackup 'restore', and bingo! All my mail and mailboxes, Safari bookmarks and history, Address Book contacts, and iCal calendars were just the way I had left them before wiping the HD. Very cool. Oh, and the problems that had prompted me to do the clean install were finally gone; everything works properly. Five stars and a donation to the developer from me!
Acuraice
Acuraice
Nov 21 2010
7.0.1
0.0
Nov 21 2010
0.0
Version: 7.0.1
Not at all! Time machine is the easiest,fastest tool and makes a 100% backup of your mac's contents EXACTLY. I don't know what could be an easier then simply clicking go back in time, and selecting a files/files you want to retore and then clicking resotre,that not only resotre the entire application but its assosiated preferences also in one click! these people on here are morons that they woul put thier faith in a cheap utility that time machine alreayd does better FREE!
Wildfox
Wildfox
Nov 18 2010
7.0
0.0
Nov 18 2010
0.0
Version: 7.0
You are correct, Tideshark. Apparently iBackup or Mac OS X has made progress with this problem in recent versions, although the discussion of the 'Volumes' problem remains at FAQ#7. Works for me now.
Wildfox
Wildfox
Nov 17 2010
7.0
0.0
Nov 17 2010
0.0
Version: 7.0
Someone should mention that (as stated in the iBackup 'Help') iBackup does not backup to external harddrives of any kind. iBackup is easy and does exactly what it says, but I deleted it after I got an external hard drive.
anonymous-mule-4061
anonymous-mule-4061
Sep 10 2010
6.7.3.4
5.0
Sep 10 2010
5.0
Version: 6.7.3.4
This has been a very reliable backup program for me, although occasionally I will get applescript errors that force me to restart the program. Also, it doesn't seem to work on my Power PC G3 ibook, even though I am running Tiger. For everything else though, it's worked great. For a "non-clone" backup, i.e. not a backup of your whole hard drive, it's hard to beat. I find the addition of application and system preferences and the ability to fine-tune which folders get backed up to be very useful, and restoring files is very easy. Even though I have three other purchased backup programs, I often come back to this one because of its reliability and ease of use.
Vins80
Vins80
Jan 22 2010
6.7.1
5.0
Jan 22 2010
5.0
Version: 6.7.1
Very useful tool, I use it together with Time Machine. As said from someone else, with iBackup it's much easier to copy or restore preferences of many applications (iCal calendars, for example). And I agree, the developer is very friendly!
schmelding
schmelding
Dec 10 2009
6.6.6
0.0
Dec 10 2009
0.0
Version: 6.6.6
The Backup of the Beast?
Shotgunweddings
Shotgunweddings
Dec 10 2009
6.6.6
5.0
Dec 10 2009
5.0
Version: 6.6.6
Works as advertised and it's free. No complaints. Love the version number too 666. That should send the religious zealots into a frenzy.
Mjk
Mjk
Dec 10 2009
6.6.6
0.0
Dec 10 2009
0.0
Version: 6.6.6
Love the version number. Pity it's not Halloween. :o
Capitaine-Haddock
Capitaine-Haddock
Sep 5 2009
6.6.3
5.0
Sep 5 2009
5.0
Version: 6.6.3
Marvelous for me ! What easier than iBackup to save the preferences of the Applications ? With Time machine you can't select them so easily ! The developer is also very friendly ! 5 stars
Peter-earthman
Peter-earthman
Aug 21 2009
6.6.3
0.0
Aug 21 2009
0.0
Version: 6.6.3
Can someone tell me why to use this instead of Timemachine? Any benefits? I mean, do we need another Backup tool when it is already there with OS X?
Damino
Damino
Apr 11 2008
6.4.1
4.0
Apr 11 2008
4.0
Version: 6.4.1
I agree, we need synchronisation-incremental backup, and it would be a perfect software.
Simichavel
Simichavel
Oct 2 2007
6.0
0.0
Oct 2 2007
0.0
Version: 6.0
I had used iBackup for many years and generally had been pleased with its development. But I have never been able to find incremental backing up. Without this, backing up has always taken too long. If the fnuctionality is there, please note where.
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