CloudBerry Backup for Windows Desktop

Windows desktop backup software with image-based backup and file-level restore. Best for up to 5 computers. No centralized management. 5 TB storage limit. Looking for more?
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Desktop Backup and Restore for Windows

CloudBerry Backup allows you to create a full image of your Windows workstation or backup only selected files and folders to any local storage device and/or to the cloud storage of choice. This Windows desktop backup software is available in Freeware and PRO versions.

Freeware version. Designed for personal use only. Comes with most of the features of the PRO version, such as flexible scheduler and retention policies.

PRO version. Runs on Windows workstation in a domain and comes with such advanced features as image-based backup, bandwidth scheduler, data compression, and encryption. The price is $29.99 for a single license.

Supported OS
Windows 7/8/10/11
System requirements
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2,
1.4 GHz 64-bit processor,
512 MB RAM, 100 MB minimum disk space,
Gigabit (10/100/1000baseT) Ethernet adapter
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Reliable Storage You Control
CloudBerry Backup supports Amazon S3 / Glacier, BackBlaze B2, Wasabi, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and other popular storage options.
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Fast and Reliable Recovery
With CloudBerry Backup, you can check the consistency of your backups to ensure proper recovery at any point in time.
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Direct Data Transfers
Backups move directly from servers and desktop computers to your own cloud storage, fully-encrypted at the source, in transit, and in your target storage.

How It Works

Create an Imaged-Based or File-Level Backup Plan

Use Backup Plan wizard to create a block-level volume snapshots on a Windows workstation or backup individual files and folders. With the wizard You can also:
  • Create a schedule for your backups
  • Encrypt data with a user password
  • Configure retention policies
  • Setup intelligent bandwidth consumption
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Storage Options

Recover to Bare Metal or Restore on a File Level

Run restore wizard once or schedule regular data restores. With image-based backup you can:
  • Restore with USB drive directly from the cloud
  • Restore to a dissimilar hardware
  • Perform a file-level restore
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Main Features

Image-Based Backup
Block-level volume snapshots are taken and sent directly to the cloud, allowing dissimilar hardware or virtual machines restores.
Scheduling and Real-Time Backup
Set up hourly, daily, weekly, monthly backups or specify your own schedule. Real-Time backup allows to back up files and folders on Windows on change or creation.
256-bit AES Encryption
Encrypt backups with up to 256-bit strong keys on the source side. All data sent to the cloud is also encrypted using the SSL protocols to protect while it is in transit.
Block-Level Backup
Back up only modified or new portions of files to add them to existing online data pool.
Multiple Cloud Storage Support
Choose one of the supported public cloud storage, including: Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Windows Azure, Rackspace, OpenStack, Google Storage, SoftLayer and others.
Command Line Interface
Get backup plan statistics programmatically and use the Command Line Interface to integrate backup with your own routines.
Reduce data overhead, decrease storage costs, aid bandwidth and accelerate Windows cloud backup completion with optional compression.
Network Locations Backup
Back up your network locations including network shares, NAS devices, mapped drives, etc.
5 TB Storage Limits
Data volume you can manage with CloudBerry Backup is 5 TB in PRO version and 200 GB in freeware version. MSP360™ doesn't offer storage, you need to buy from storage providers separately.
- available only in PRO version

What's New

Sep 21, 2021 — 7.2
  • Immutability (Write-Once-Read-Many) support for AWS storage (BETA)
Jun 24, 2021 — 7.1.1
  • Wasabi storage: support the Tokyo region
May 13, 2021 — 7.1
  • GFS Retention Policy Support
  • Restore Verification: results of restore verification added to the notification email
Feb 3, 2021 — 7.0.1
  • Deduplication of renamed or moved files
  • Wasabi: Support for US region
Dec 7, 2020 — 7.0
  • The new backup format for File, Image-based, and VMware backups
  • Client-Side Deduplication
  • Synthetic Full Backup Support for File, Image-based, VMware backups in the new backup format. Supported storage providers: Amazon S3 (except S3 Glacier and Deep Archive), Microsoft Azure, Backblaze B2, Wasabi, S3-compatible storage (depends on the storage provider)
  • Mandatory and Full Consistency Checks
  • Restore Verification for Image-based Backups
  • Modified Block Tracking for Image-based Backups
  • Restore On Restore Points
  • Improved GUI
Oct 7, 2020 — 6.3.3
  • Improved Hyper-V Backup
  • Restore to Hyper-V With VM Import
  • Support for Hyper-V Backup for Windows 8 and 10
  • Synthetic Full Backup Support for MinIO
  • Support for vSphere 7.0
Jul 15, 2020 — 6.3.2
  • Item-Level Restore for Volumes with Windows Deduplication
  • Support for vSphere 6.7
  • Support for AWS Europe (Milan region)
  • Compression is Enabled By Default
  • Error Messages Copy Feature
May 26, 2020 — 6.3.1
  • Fast NTFS Scan feature improved
  • Pre/Post Action Step for Restore Plans
  • Bitlocker Volume Support for Item-level Restore
Mar 26, 2020 — 6.3
  • Error Handling
  • Support for VM Backup on Windows Server Core Edition
  • Bootable USB Improvement: IP Configuration Feature
  • Support for UEFI Boot for Cloud Machines on AWS EC2 and Microsoft Azure
  • GPT to MBR Disk Conversion
Oct 3, 2019 — 6.2
  • Item-Level Restore Support (BETA) for MS Exchange 2013, 2016 and 2019
  • VMDK/VHDX Restore Plan
  • Image-Based Backup Bulk Delete Feature
  • Real-Time Backup Improvement
  • Bandwidth Throttle Improvement
Jul 17, 2019 — 6.1
  • Virtual Disks Exclusion in Hyper-V Backup Plans
  • Restore Verification (Beta)
  • Azure Stack Support
  • Backup All/System Drives Option Improvement
  • Amazon S3 Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Support
Mar 5, 2019 — 6.0
  • Resuming image-based backups
  • Storage-specific retention policies in hybrid backup
  • Direct upload to AWS S3 Glacier
  • Image-based backup restore performance improvements
  • Purchasing maintenance inside the app
  • Seeding backup data via the hardware data transfer
  • Wasabi EU region
  • Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive
Jun 15, 2018
  • Enhanced Hybrid Backup
  • One-Click Update
  • Support for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Lifecycle Policy
Jun 15, 2018
  • Exclude disks for VM backup
  • Save deleted data in the cloud
  • Edit plans without wizard
  • Archive Mode support for Azure, Google and B2
  • Archive Mode performance and reliability improvements
  • Capacity analyzer
  • Restore VM to cloud enhancement
Nov 27, 2017
  • Ransomware protection
  • Disk capacity dashboard
  • Increased EC2 and Azure Disks support
Aug 22, 2017
  • All-Inclusive Support for Hybrid Backup
  • Restoring image-based backups to Google Cloud Platform
  • Restoring image-based backups as vSphere instances
  • Fast NTFS scan
  • Transaction logs backup during full backup
  • Support for Backup Operators API
May 16, 2017
  • Hybrid backup for files (local and cloud backup in one plan)
  • File level restore from VMware/Hyper-V
  • Chain backups
  • Amazon Cloud Drive: compression/encryption support
  • Google Drive: compression/encryption support
Mar 14, 2017
  • TLS v1.2 support
  • Internal fixes
Feb 17, 2017
  • Restore without sync
  • Restore Wizard new options (modification period, backup period)
  • Google Lifecycle policies
  • Support VMs running on esxi 6.5 host
  • Exchange DAG support
  • Snowball for SQL support
Dec 9, 2016
  • AWS Canada (Central) Region
  • New Glacier Retrieval Options
  • Support Snowball for Image Backup, VM, Exchange
  • NTFS permissions via snowball import
  • Retention policy based on backup date
Oct 28, 2016
  • Item Level Restore for MS Exchange 2010
  • Synthetic Full for Image Based backup
  • Restore Azure VM/EC2 enhancements
  • Pause/resume running backup
July 26, 2016
  • Resize partitions on IBB restore
  • Exclude files/folder on IBB
  • IBB for B2
  • AWS US East (Ohio) Region
  • Google Coldline support
June 28, 2016
  • B2 Cloud Storage support
  • AWS Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region
May 11, 2016
  • Restore to Azure VM
  • CLI for Image-Based Restore
  • Backup to Azure with BLOB size larger than 200GB
  • Support of Azure in Germany
Apr 19, 2016
  • Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration support
Feb 25, 2016
  • AWS Snowball support
  • CLI for Image-based backup
  • User profiles backup
Dec 17, 2015
  • CLI Support for MS SQL Server backups
  • New storage providers support
Nov 25, 2015
  • Oracle database backup
  • Support dynamic disks in Image based backup
  • Make bootable ISO
  • Keystone JSON
Oct 7, 2015
  • Disaster Recovery to Amazon EC2
  • Backup and Restore NTFS Permissions (ACL)
  • Automatically Set Standard-IA Storage Class
  • Support Oracle Archive Storage
Sep 17, 2015
  • Amazon S3 Standard IA support
Sep 1, 2015
  • Free Windows desktop backup
  • Amazon Cloud Drive support
  • vCloud Air support
  • Object Level Restore from Image Based Backup
July 28, 2015
  • New image-based backup
  • Purge optimization
  • New clouds supported: OneDrive, Oracle Cloud, Azure File, Azure Goverment, Azure China
  • Support OpenStack Keystone v3
June 30, 2015
  • Range Retrievals for Amazon Glacier
  • Back up disk volumes in Bare Metal / System State backup
  • New storage providers compatible with Amazon S3 and OpenStack
May 22, 2015
  • Archive mode
  • IAM Role support
  • Glacier GovCloud support
  • Custom Mode sync
Apr 10, 2015
  • Google Drive API (new)
  • Google Cloud: Nearline, DRA, Asia
  • Backup consistency checker
Mar 17, 2015
  • Amazon KMS support
  • Hitachi support
Dec 11, 2014
  • Block-level across all cloud storage providers
  • Incremental Bare Metal and System State backup
  • Fast multithreaded restore
  • Support MS SQL Server databases with FileStream and TDE
Oct 29, 2014
  • AWS China (Beijing) region support
  • AWS EU (Frankfurt) region support
Sep 2, 2014
  • Google Drive support
  • Purge delay (only for file-level backup)
May 22, 2014
  • Point-in-time restore without deleted files
  • CMD: include empty folders
  • Exchange: manually enter configuration
  • Support Copy-Only SQL backups
Mar 18, 2014
  • Cloud to Cloud Backup
  • Cloud to Local Backup
  • Built in Storage Search
  • Email Notification for Restore
Feb 12, 2014
  • Amazon Import/Export updated
  • Skip archived to Glacier files on restore
  • Back up only files modified X days ago
  • Enhanced Backup Storage view
Dec 20, 2013
  • Integrated SQL Restore
  • Free restore functionality
Dec 9, 2013
  • Purge for Bare Metal
  • Support Microsoft SQL Server 2000
  • Support Openstack ServiceNet
  • Export Backup history to CSV
Nov 21, 2013
  • Purge for Exchange
  • OpenStack regions
  • Keystone auth enhancements
Oct 28, 2013
  • Support MS Exchange 2007
Sep 25, 2013
  • Bare Metal and System State backup
Aug 18, 2013
  • Block level backup optimization
  • Prevent sleep mode in GUI
June 20, 2013
  • Truncate Exchange transaction logs on backup
  • Support "Delete files that have been deleted locally" for Custom mode
May 31, 2013
  • Support MS Exchange Server 2010/2013
May 8, 2013
  • Compression and Encryption for FTP / SFTP
Apr 25, 2013
  • FTP / SFTP support
  • Local backup speed improvements
  • Master password
  • Clone backup plan
Oct 31, 2012
  • Multithreading for Amazon Glacier
  • DreamObjects support
Oct 13, 2012
  • Encryption, compression and restore capabilities for Amazon Glacier
Sep 25, 2012
  • Amazon Glacier support
Aug 23, 2012
  • Custom backup path
  • OpenStack Keystone support
Jun 22, 2012
  • Cost Estimates
  • Pre/post actions
  • Windows Event Log support
  • Run missed backups
  • Prevent sleep mode
May 20, 2012
  • Save backup plan config to the cloud
  • Export/import backup plans
  • Encrypt file/folder names
Mar 11, 2012
  • Restore only newer files
  • Memory usage optimizaton
Mar 7, 2012
  • OpenStack Storage (Swift) support
  • Intelligent Bandwidth Scheduler
  • Schedule Full Backup if block level backup is used
  • Bandwidth configuration improvements
  • Real-time backup
  • Sao Paolo S3 region support
  • Local backup enhancements
  • Amazon S3 SSE
  • GovCloud support
  • AWS West (Oregon) Region support
  • Empty folder backup
  • Block level updates for files of any size
  • Block Level Backup
  • Disable a backup plan
  • Command Line Interface update
  • Virtual Disk option
  • Google Cloud Storage support
  • AWS Import/Export support PREVEIW
  • Long paths support - up to 260 symbols
  • Custom credentials for network locations
  • Memory Management Improvements
  • Backup to Local folder, Network share or Network drive
  • Amazon S3 Multipart Upload support
  • Include/Exclude folder
  • Azure Storage support
  • Back up to external buckets
  • Backup per hour schedule
  • Backup files since certain date
  • Back up network drives
  • Server Edition for Windows Server
  • Network Shares Backup
  • Smart Delete
  • Reduced Redundancy Storage support
  • Asia Pacific Region support
  • Simple Mode

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Encryption and Compression
Network Share Backup 1 share 1 share 5 shares 5 shares unlimited
Storage Limits
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Data volume you can manage with CloudBerry Backup. MSP360™ doesn't offer storage, you need to buy from storage providers separately.

AWS 5 TB 5 TB 1 TB 1 TB unlimited
Wasabi, Backblaze B2, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage 200 GB 5 TB 1 TB 1 TB unlimited
Local storage 1 TB unlimited unlimited unlimited unlimited
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CloudBerry Backup for Windows Desktop

Download Free Trial* *PRO version comes with 15-day trial
Buy online for $29.99** **The license is per computer, annual subscription. The price doesn't include VAT