User-friendly Windows PC data backup software solution

BackUp Maker

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BackUp Maker

  -  9.7 MB  -  Freeware
  • Latest Version

    BackUp Maker 8.300 LATEST

  • Operating System

    Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 11

  • User Rating

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  • Author / Product

    ASCOMP Software GmbH / External Link

  • Old Versions

  • Filename

    bkmaker.exe

ASCOMP BackUp Maker is a comprehensive data backup solution for Windows PCs that allows users of all ages and technical knowledge levels to easily create automated backups of their files and folders. It features a storage space-saving ZIP compression, military-grade AES 256 Bit encryption, and allows users to transfer their valuable documents to any supported storage device either automatically or via manual transfer event. It even provides a secure way to add files to their backup via integrated FTP/FTPS webserver service.



BackUp Maker for PC service provides a versatile set of tools for full or partial backups, automatization, and a wide array of miscellaneous tools that can make this app invaluable to both home and business users. And best thing yet, all functionality of this popular app is available to non-commercial users for completely free, enabling all Windows PC users to get full control over their file backup and restore procedures without compromising on security or lacking any modern feature offered by (often premium-only) competitors.

Main Features

Automatic Backups – Create automated backups of important or personal files and folders, with ZIP compression and optional AES 256 Bit encryption.

Backup Verification – Always ensure that backups are complete and correct.

Backup Scheduling – Schedule backups to run automatically at desired intervals (log-on, daily, monthly) or at specific events (USB detection).

Backup Types – Transfer data to secure storage location via full, partial, and differential backups, with a large selection of customization options for each backup event.

Backup Filters – Filter desired files or specific extensions from backups for easy transfer or retrieval.

Backup Destinations – Store valuable personal or business data on any local storage type, web FTP server, CD/DVD burner, IntelliVault accounts, and more.

Versatile Support Services – App startup parameters, automated email backup reports, customizable before/after backup actions, and much more.



Some of the Key Function

PkZip 4.5
Support for archives larger than 4 GB

Password protection
Protect backups with passwords (PkZip v2.0)

Strong encryption
Encrypt backups with AES 256-Bit

Back-up to USB drives/sticks
Support of USB drives (internal/external)

Back-up to Cloud Storage
Back-up to Cloud Storage (e.g. Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive and Dropbox)

Network support
Save files in/to local area networks

Burning onto CD/DVD
Burn backups onto CD/DVD without the need of external drivers

Supported DVD formats
DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R Dual Layer, DVD-RAM, Blu-Ray

Back-up using WebDAV
Back-up using WebDAV (e.g. for Cloud Storage such as Magenta Cloud)

FTP upload
Upload to internet servers using ftp connections

Passive ftp mode
Upload in passive mode (PASV)

FTPS (FTP over SSL)
Support for FTPS

FTP resume
Resume cancelled backup uploads

Spanned backups
Split backups into several files (disk spanning)

Full backup
Backup of all selected files/folders

Partial backup
Backup of files changed since last partial or full backup

Backup of changed files
Backup of files changed in selectable interval

Combined execution
Combine execution of full backups and partial backups

Archive bit backup
Backup of files with archive bit set true only / delete archive bit

Backup generations
Creation of several backup generations/instances

Installation and Setup

To install this app on any Windows PC, users simply must download the automated installer from the official website or secure FileHorse servers. The installation procedure requires users only to follow a few simple on-screen instructions.

The app is fully optimized for both modern and legacy versions of Windows OS, starting with Windows XP.

How to Use

After installation, users can easily launch the BackUp Maker app and start creating backups of their files and folders.



The app provides an easy way to backup entire hard drives or partitions, select transfer of partial data,  set scheduled backups, select the destination, and more. All in all, even novices can easily organize secure and reliable backing of their valuable data, which will be transferred in a compressed ZIP format to a target storage destination.

User Interface

It features a simple and intuitive user interface that allows users to easily navigate the app's menus and create backups of their files and folders. The main dashboard promotes instant access to the Backup and Restore tool and also provides a full listing of all connected backup services that users have established (local backups, FTP backup servers, cloud backup, and more).

The top of the app features a simple listing of main navigation tabs (Program, Configuration, CD/DVD, Update, and Help).
The app provides a wizard-style interface that guides users through the backup creation process, making it easy for everyone to create a backup. Once the backup schedules are created, users can activate the manual backup tool for all configured backup storage destinations by simply clicking on the large green button in the bottom-right corner of the app.



In addition to the English language, the app is also fully translated into over a dozen international languages.

FAQ

What is this ASCOMP BackUp Maker?
It is a data backup utility for Windows OS that allows users of all technical knowledge levels to create automated backups of their files and folders.

Is it safe?
100% yes! This app is managed by a reputable software developer which provides regular functionality, stability, and security updates to all of their users.

What other apps were developed by ASCOMP?
Developers from software house ASCOMP have also released products for file synchronization (SYNCHREDIBLE), secure data eraser and encryption tools (SECURE ERASER and GUARDIAN OF DATA), hotkey manager (KEYCTRL), OS health utility (CLEANING SUITE), and a wide array of PDF management tools (PDF-COMPRESS, SECURE-PDF, PDF IMAGER…), and others.

How does the Professional Edition differ from the free Standard Edition?
The Professional Edition offers a seamless user experience by eliminating information windows and allowing for commercial use of the software.



What`s New

The previous few app updates provided access to the following new functionalities:
  • Revised UI and new Icons.
  • Backup Wizard for connected network drives.
  • Encrypt ZIP file structure.
  • New filters (Recycle-bin, Temp Folder, Virtual Memory).
  • SFTP support.
  • Various Windows 11 optimization.
  • And more.
Languages

The app features built-in support for 20 UI languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, Dutch, German, Turkish, South Korean, Brazilian, and Greek.

Pricing

This software is available in both FREE and PAID versions. The free version offers full functionality for personal use, while the paid version unlocks support for commercial use and access to premium technical support.

BackUp Maker Professional - Private license is 39.90 USD (one-off payment)

System Requirements

This lightweight app requires minimal hardware resources, making it ideal not only for laptops with limited processing power but also for legacy PC configurations running obsolete versions of Windows OS.

Supported OS versions (both 32bit and 64-bit) – Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, and Windows Server 2003-2019.

PROS
  • Automated and manual backups.
  • Automatic use of ZIP compression.
  • Reliable AES 256 Bit encryption.
  • Backup verification.
  • Easy to use Wizard tools for setting up backup procedures.
  • Streamlined UI.
  • Regularly updated with new features and optimizations.
  • Fully featured in its free version.
CONS
  • Only available for Windows.
Conclusion

ASCOMP BackUp Maker is an easy-to-use and highly configurable utility for backing up personal and business files. It offers a wide array of advanced features, including backup verification, scheduling, filters, and support for file transfers to various destinations (which include secure cloud and FTP servers). The app is regarded as an excellent FREE solution for home users who want unrestricted access to advanced backup tools and can also greatly serve businesses who are willing to pay for a premium license.

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What's new in this version:

BackUp Maker 8.300
- SFTP support
- Open destination folder in Explorer
- Optimizations for Windows 10/11


BackUp Maker 8.200
- Conditional backup without warning
- Show changes in updates
- Optimizations for Windows 11
- Program stability improved

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