Photo Backup
Professional Digital Photo Backup Program for Windows

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Photo Backup version history

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Versions log

Version: 2.3.4
Date: 16/Dec/2006

New features
* Added support for Adobe DNG files
* Added support for Adobe PSD files

Version: 2.3.0
Date: 1/November/2005

New features
* New burning driver for support of new DVD writers
* Added selective photo restore
* Improved support for large archives

Version: 2.1.5
Date: 25/September/2004

New features
* Works without a CD/DVD connected
* Thumbnail sorting according to date or file name
* Improved save/load times for large galleries (about x10)
* Fixed small bug in index generation, and added 'files:///' header to link

Please note that the registration scheme has changed. When upgrading from a previous version, the purchase receipt will be required. If the purchase receipt cannot be located, contact us and we'll assist you.

Version: 2.1.4
Date: 14/August/2004

New features
* Added thumbnail generation of images on CD
* Added EXIF information reading

Version: 2.1.3
Date: 7/August/2004

New features
* Added manual registration procedure for offline computers
* Fixed CD loading bug with laptop computers
* Added simple forward and backward navigation in full screen photo viewer

Version: 2.1.2
Date: 10/July/2004

This version is aimed at improving useability.
The setup wizard is now easier to use and follow.
Also added an option to remove files from the hard drive after backup.

Version: 2.1.1
Date: 1/July/2004

This is a bug-fix version. Several non-critical bugs were fixed. As a result, adding and removing photos from albums, and simple photo editing is now much faster.

Version: 2.1.0
Date: 13/June/2004


Added virtual albums for file arrangement.
Added print CD generation.
Added format conversion (save to different file formats).
Added support for digital camera RAW formats.
Added image cropping.
Added plain text index creation (for disc label generation).

Thumbnail browsing is now faster and smoother, with several display issues resolved.

Image viewer
Added full screen image viewer.

CD burning
New version of burner library with better support for some DVD burners.

Version: 2.0.5
Date: 18/4/2004

Credit: Many thanks to Michal Pecek from Australia


When verification fails, files are marked for backup.
Session database is stored on Index CD.
Files are restored to correct folder even if they are moved after backup.

Changed graphics library - thumbnails are now generated about x10 faster.
Thumbnails are generated with antialias filter to produce high quality images.
Many more graphics formats are now supported including PSD and others.

Image viewer
Image viewer moved to same window as application window.

Version: 2.0.3
Date: 06/4/2004

Credit: Many thanks to www.snapfiles.com


Fixed bug that prevented making backup during evaluation.

Version: 2.0.1
Date: 02/4/2004


Added image thumbnail view.
Added image viewer with rotate and caption features.
Indexing is about 5 times faster.

Version: 2.0
Date: 21/3/2004


Changed interface to standard Windows style.
Added menus, shortcuts and other standard controls.
Added CD utilities (verify, duplicate, erase).

Version: 1.4
Date: 16/2/2004


CD burning

Added Burnproof and OPC technology support - user selectable.

Added test write mode, which is helpful for checking burning parameters on a CD without damaging it.

Added automatic burning speed detection (set write speed to 0).


Added a scheduler, with scheduling capability for time or new files (or a combination of the both).


Navigation between screens is improved.

Version: 1.3
Date: 24/1/2004

Credit: Anonymous contributors


CD burning

No image file is created - burning is made directly from original files (much faster backup)

Fixed stability issues that existed with some burning hardware, which resulted in software crashes

Verify after burn added and activated as default

Index generation

Graphical index moved to HTML format with clickable thumbnail images and navigation buttons

Cached index for rapid index generation (several seconds per thousands of files)

Automatic index generation after burning

Automatic index burning to CD after backup

Index directory is automatically selected with no need for user definition


Navigation between screens is improved

Version: 1.2
Date: 25/12/2003

Credit: RAC team


Added local help.

International character set support added, with Unicode support for Win2000/XP platforms.

Version: 1.1
Date: 24/11/2003


Initial release tested on Windows98/Me/2000/XP.

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