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Get Backup Pro
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Get Backup Pro

Version 3.7.3

Powerful backup, synchronization, and cloning utility.

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Get Backup Pro overview

Get Backup Pro is a powerful backup and disk cloning utility with folder synchronization capability.

What Get Backup Pro can do for you:

  • Full and incremental backups.
  • Produce compressed, encrypted backup archives of your data.
  • Create bootable backups for instantaneous restore.
  • Keep files in sync on two computers in one network.
  • Automate backup, cloning, and sync processes with flexible scheduling.
Features
  • Bootable Backups via Cloner When a hard disk crashes, one of the most frustrating things is that in order to copy over backed up files you must wait for a replacement hard drive and then go through the tedious restore process. The Cloner in Get Backup takes an external hard disk and turns it into a bootable copy of the disk in your Mac. So no need to wait for the replacement. You can place the clone right into your Mac and even work using the external disk until your replacement arrives.
  • Automate Backup and Sync Processes The customizable schedule tool allows to fully automate the backup and synchronization processes, so that backups are built and sync takes place on a regular basis (daily, weekly, biweekly or monthly). Specify the backup and sync start time down to a minute. You can even create separate schedules for several backup and file sync projects.
  • Back Up to CD/DVD and Any Mounted Device/Drive The program allows you to save backups to any locally mounted device/drive, including FireWire, USB, ATA, SCSI, CD and DVD devices, or network volumes.
  • Integration Integration with Apple iPhoto, Mail, iTunes and Address Book makes it very easy to access and backup your music, photos, e-mail and address records. Also, you can easily backup any other file or folder stored on your computer.
  • Data Sync Synchronize files and folders on your laptop and desktop computers, or any mounted drive. Two-way synchronization (Pro only) ensures that you have the most recent version of files you worked with, no matter which computer you are using. Schedule sync processes for more convenience and flexibility.
  • Encryption Secure your backups using one of four encryption standards (AES-128, AES-256, Blowfish or Triple DES) to prevent unauthorized archive restore. The ability to encrypt backups provides a high level of comfort and peace of mind when storing backup archives on external hard drives, third-party servers, and other locations where others might have access to your archives.
  • Diverse Backup Methods:
    • Full - all selected files are saved, and the resulting archive replaces the previously created one.
    • Versioned - all selected files are saved in a new backup archive, and the previous archives remain intact.
    • Incremental - each time a backup is built, only the files that were changed are saved in the new backup archive. (Pro only)
  • Get Backup vs. Apple Time Machine You may wonder why you need an additional backup software if you already have Apple Time Machine on your Mac. Get Backup has multiple advantages when you need to control what to backup. It offers advanced compression and encryption methods and much more. Compare Get Backup with Time Machine.

What’s new in version 3.7.3

Updated on Jan 15 2024

  • Fixed excluding handling in the project when cloning using the ASR utility.
  • Various other fixes and improvements.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

11.7 MB

Downloads

27427

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • OS X 10.10 or later
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mcloughlinandrew
mcloughlinandrew
Apr 9 2024
3.7.3
1.0
Apr 9 2024
1.0
Version: 3.7.3
This was a disaster for me. Worked as long as I didnt actually need to recover anything - it cloned my macbook, and an external drive. I backed up both to another external drive using Get Backup Pro. Then my macbook died and I wanted to recover the backup. The external drive containing teh backups showed up as blank when I connected it to my new macbook. Despite 3.5b of that drive showing as 'used' in Mac's finder. The data was obviously there but I couldn't see or access it. The drive had never had any problems before or since, so it was a software issue. I thought this would we a simple fix from customer service - but their only suggestion was 'check the usb cable' (!) In the end they insisted the drive was empty. And just said 'sorry, we empathise with you but we cant do anything' It wasnt empty - I bought a third party data recovery solution, and it found all the 'lost' data. I dont see the point in paying for this, if it simply isnt up to the job, and it forced me to pay another £80 for more software to rectify their mess. Pointless software.
Aargl
Aargl
Jan 14 2024
3.6.9
5.0
Jan 14 2024
5.0
Version: 3.6.9
v3.7.3 is the current version. I found Get Backup Pro surprisingly fast and easy to use. I've used it only recently to fix an issue I had with Chronosync: it wasn't updating aliases on the destination even if they were different. This may be an edge case, but at least Get Backup Pro copied what needed to be copied... 👍 CCC and Chronosync are great software, but sometimes little software like Get Backup Pro or SyncTwoFolders are doing a faster and better job. 🤔
zlazkow
zlazkow
Feb 21 2022
3.6.6
5.0
Feb 21 2022
5.0
Version: 3.6.6
I have Belight Software 'Swift Publisher' which is so good, using it every day for the last 9 yrs. I watched their short video presenting GetBackup Pro. It's animated, without showing how the application works. Useless and does not help. The video is unchanged for years. Half animated slides presentation here also running unchanged for years, which is stupid and useless. BelightSoft, please refresh your presentation video on your site and the slides on MU. Both are terribly outdated and do not help to get an initial understanding how Getbackup pro works.
pentool
pentool
May 21 2020
3.5.4
1.0
May 21 2020
1.0
Version: 3.5.4
I've been using this app for over a year. Initially I used the free version (when it was available on the Mac App Store) and later I've purchased the full version from their website. I loved the app for its simplicity and the easy way to create various backups or syncs. While I was using the App Store version, I quickly realized that it has obvious bugs which makes the app problematic to use. Support was quick and helpful and they patched up the bugs. But more and more bugs started to show up. Eventually I abandoned the app and started to use a different backup program which was exceptional but way too robust. And as I was saying I really liked Get Backup Pro because it was simple. A few months later I checked back where the app was, as far as bug fixes, and noticed that release a few updates since I used the app. So I installed it again and started to use it. Which brings us to today (May of 2020), using the latest 3.5.4 (1425) version. I am keep facing with more and more bugs to the point that it is unusable at this point. Erroneous messages and files appearing in the file list that don't even exist neither on my source nor on my target device. I have emailed support with a detailed description and screenshots of the problem. A few days later they release the current version - 3.5.4 (1425) - but the above mentioned problem still intact. So at this point I am not able to make any backups or syncs for over 2 weeks now with the app. I can see now that this was a bad investment. The app is nice, love the simplicity, support is, I'd say, great, but the constant bugs and bugs and bugs, is not only disappointing but makes the app difficult, if not impossible, to use. As of now, I will completely abandon this app and will resort to the other, more cumbersome app to use for backups/syncs. I don't want to mention the competition for obvious reason, but that app is rock solid despite it has such a multitude of features, most I won't ever use. I'm quite disappointed with this app and the fact I threw out nearly 20 bucks on the window.
DS9 Software
DS9 Software
May 16 2020
3.5.4
5.0
May 16 2020
5.0
Version: 3.5.4
Nice backup software. They were very supportive over email.
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Jan 16 2020
3.4.22
3.0
Jan 16 2020
3.0
Version: 3.4.22
I've been using this SW for a few years and have been very happy with it...I've even recommended it to a couple friends that also love it. However it will no longer create a clone, my reason for using the software in the first place. All it says after 45 minutes of "cloning" is "cloning failed". Any ideas?
Adonsa
Adonsa
Nov 30 2019
3.4.22
0.0
Nov 30 2019
0.0
Version: 3.4.22
Hi, Is there a trick or additional step needed to make it run faster? From SD drive to another SD drive, GB took 7.5 hours to back 260 gigs up to 80% on the target drive. CCC took 2 hours to perform the same backup up to 100%. Also, which company owns which, Belight Software or EaseUS Software? Get Backup and EaseUS have the same user interface, although EaseUS seems to be a bit faster. Thanks
aaron-ferrari
aaron-ferrari
Oct 12 2019
3.4.19
5.0
Oct 12 2019
5.0
Version: 3.4.19
With the app developer recently (yet again) providing prompt assistance with an issue I caused myself I felt compelled to leave a review somewhere for this program. I only use this program to sync folders (as a form of backup - ie I have a copy of certain folders on an external HDD and sync one direction to them as a form of backup) so I can't comment on the other features however, for what I use it for it works perfectly. Perhaps more importantly, the developer has always been very helpful (and prompt) when I have needed help getting something sorted out. I love Get Backup Pro.
hallo-17
hallo-17
Oct 7 2019
3.4.18
1.0
Oct 7 2019
1.0
Version: 3.4.18
was nice in the past, but 2019 it´s just crap...several updates and it´s getting worse and worse
artie505
artie505
Oct 4 2019
3.4.18
1.0
Oct 4 2019
1.0
Version: 3.4.18
I'm stunned!!! The same ~20 GB clone that Carbon Copy Cloner completes in 3 1/2 minutes and SuperDuper! completes in 5 1/2 minutes took Get Backup Pro 39 1/2 (Yeah, that's thirty nine.) to complete. Nothing else matters.
Sir1963
Sir1963
Feb 4 2019
3.4.10
2.5
Feb 4 2019
2.5
Version: 3.4.10
For what ever reason I could NOT get it to save the backups to a shared network drive. I ended up writing my own solution using Automator and Calendar which just works and backs up our FilemakerPro databases in a ZIP file onto the shared drive. Not bothered with it since.
Vyggo
Vyggo
Oct 26 2018
3.4.8
4.0
Oct 26 2018
4.0
Version: 3.4.8
Very good app but i have some issues with big backups (64Go) during extraction
Sum1
Sum1
Jun 5 2018
3.4.4
0.5
Jun 5 2018
0.5
Version: 3.4.4
I installed this software to backup a drive. Without warning, it completely deleted all the files on my drive leaving me with a blank drive. Reported to BeLight support and their support is as bad as their software!!!
ben-marko
ben-marko
Dec 23 2017
3.4.2
4.0
Dec 23 2017
4.0
Version: 3.4.2
Pros: It does incremental backups by default, so it is faster when working. It also has the option to backup to .dmg or encrypted .dmg, which is great. Also has the option to start up in admin mode so you don't have to repeatedly type in your password. It is also $20 cheaper than Carbon Copy Cloner.

Cons: I strongly recommend reading the product documentation (which is very good). Buries backed up files in a nightmare of subfolders (a "go to backed up file/folder" option (a button?) would be helpful). Bear in mind that the App Store version is not full-featured. Developers intentionally removed certain features from that version (the App Store version can be upgraded without paying the full price.).
Beenakker
Beenakker
Oct 5 2017
3.4.1
0.0
Oct 5 2017
0.0
Version: 3.4.1
My alternative to the peer-to-peer Crashplan functionality, that has been discontinued by that company.
GregJ
GregJ
Oct 3 2017
3.4.1
5.0
Oct 3 2017
5.0
Version: 3.4.1
Great For The New High Sierra OS
rbodman
rbodman
Oct 3 2017
3.4.1
3.0
Oct 3 2017
3.0
Version: 3.4.1
Get Backup Pro works fine, but the cloning process is VERY slow. CCC will make a full clone of my MacBook Pro 15" 2017 model with 2 TB ssd in about 6 minutes. Get Backup Pro takes several hours to do the same.
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Oct 1 2016
3.2
3.0
Oct 1 2016
3.0
Version: 3.2
Just to say it again, I love this super simple app...it just works! However I am having a minor issue. Since upgrading to Sierra every time I launch Get Backup (I have the Pro version), it asks for my admin password. I have it running backups overnight and it will launch in the middle of the night, then when I wake up I see the password dialogue box, I enter my PW and then the backups run. Anyone else experience this.
Peter-Selie
Peter-Selie
Aug 10 2016
3.1.1
3.0
Aug 10 2016
3.0
Version: 3.1.1
It works, but shows no log data. I found it to be unclear what's going on. Especially when backing up large sums of date, I like to know what's happening. I found SyncBuddy to be a better option, it has not as many options, but does what I need.
Port-Royal
Port-Royal
Jan 17 2016
3.0
4.0
Jan 17 2016
4.0
Version: 3.0
Pleasant, efficient and cheaper than CCC.
mcloughlinandrew
mcloughlinandrew
Apr 9 2024
3.7.3
1.0
Apr 9 2024
1.0
Version: 3.7.3
zlazkow
zlazkow
Jan 16 2024
3.7.3
5.0
Jan 16 2024
5.0
Version: 3.7.3
Aargl
Aargl
Jan 14 2024
3.6.9
5.0
Jan 14 2024
5.0
Version: 3.6.9
pentool
pentool
May 21 2020
1.0
May 21 2020
1.0
Version: null
DS9 Software
DS9 Software
May 16 2020
5.0
May 16 2020
5.0
Version: null
LuisM
LuisM
May 5 2020
4.0
May 5 2020
4.0
Version: null
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Jan 16 2020
3.0
Jan 16 2020
3.0
Version: null
aaron-ferrari
aaron-ferrari
Oct 12 2019
5.0
Oct 12 2019
5.0
Version: null
hallo-17
hallo-17
Oct 7 2019
1.0
Oct 7 2019
1.0
Version: null
artie505
artie505
Oct 4 2019
1.0
Oct 4 2019
1.0
Version: null
Esoderek
Esoderek
May 7 2019
4.0
May 7 2019
4.0
Version: null
Sir1963
Sir1963
Feb 4 2019
2.5
Feb 4 2019
2.5
Version: null
R1234j
R1234j
Dec 4 2018
4.0
Dec 4 2018
4.0
Version: null
Vyggo
Vyggo
Oct 26 2018
4.0
Oct 26 2018
4.0
Version: null
nick-x93
nick-x93
Jun 6 2018
2.5
Jun 6 2018
2.5
Version: null
Sum1
Sum1
Jun 5 2018
0.5
Jun 5 2018
0.5
Version: null
allienato
allienato
May 14 2018
2.5
May 14 2018
2.5
Version: null
ben-marko
ben-marko
Dec 23 2017
4.0
Dec 23 2017
4.0
Version: null
GregJ
GregJ
Oct 3 2017
5.0
Oct 3 2017
5.0
Version: null
rbodman
rbodman
Oct 3 2017
3.0
Oct 3 2017
3.0
Version: null
RunTime
RunTime
Aug 25 2017
5.0
Aug 25 2017
5.0
Version: null
Kevin-7e46ec5c
Kevin-7e46ec5c
Apr 1 2017
3.5
Apr 1 2017
3.5
Version: null
2chuck1
2chuck1
Mar 30 2017
1.0
Mar 30 2017
1.0
Version: null
Walusinski-Olivier
Walusinski-Olivier
Mar 30 2017
5.0
Mar 30 2017
5.0
Version: null
Krocasta
Krocasta
Jan 13 2017
5.0
Jan 13 2017
5.0
Version: null
Peter-Selie
Peter-Selie
Aug 10 2016
3.0
Aug 10 2016
3.0
Version: null
Snake-One
Snake-One
May 21 2016
4.0
May 21 2016
4.0
Version: null
John-1979
John-1979
May 21 2016
4.5
May 21 2016
4.5
Version: null
AlanG100
AlanG100
May 21 2016
5.0
May 21 2016
5.0
Version: null
Bbbo
Bbbo
Mar 5 2016
5.0
Mar 5 2016
5.0
Version: null
-blacky
-blacky
Feb 19 2016
3.0
Feb 19 2016
3.0
Version: null
Freenergy
Freenergy
Feb 13 2016
4.5
Feb 13 2016
4.5
Version: null
juanjojuan
juanjojuan
Feb 9 2016
2.0
Feb 9 2016
2.0
Version: null
MartaTessy
MartaTessy
Jan 28 2016
5.0
Jan 28 2016
5.0
Version: null
Port-Royal
Port-Royal
Jan 17 2016
4.0
Jan 17 2016
4.0
Version: null
Thepominlaw
Thepominlaw
Jan 15 2016
0.5
Jan 15 2016
0.5
Version: null
macupdate7-1
macupdate7-1
Nov 21 2014
4.5
Nov 21 2014
4.5
Version: null
Alexrom1000
Alexrom1000
Nov 14 2014
5.0
Nov 14 2014
5.0
Version: null
STV70
STV70
Nov 13 2014
5.0
Nov 13 2014
5.0
Version: null
dwp-1
dwp-1
Jul 18 2014
3.0
Jul 18 2014
3.0
Version: null
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