File Management Backup Genie Backup Manager Pro

Genie Backup Manager Pro 8.0.278.448 for Windows

by Genie-Soft

Avg. Rating 3.3 (55 votes)

File Details

File Size 19.1 MB
License Shareware
Operating System Windows 2000/9x/Server 2003/XP
Date Added
Total Downloads 3,811
Publisher Genie-Soft
Homepage Genie Backup Manager

Publisher's Description

Genie Backup Manager is a powerful backup solution that offers a great sum of features, and with the use of wizards and an intuitive interface the task of backing up data has become as easy as 1-2-3. The backup scheduler feature also gives you peace of mind as you can set it to protect your data regularly and silently even when you're not around.

You can protect all your data including files and folders, e-mail data and settings of some of the most commonly used clients, Windows settings, Registry, Internet Explorer settings, Fonts, Favorites, Windows Address Book, Desktop, and more.

Latest Reviews

tmartindub

tmartindub reviewed v8.0.278.448 on Sep 6, 2009

I purchased this product to back up my music collection which is about 255 GB. I have tried multiple times to make it work and it fails each time at about 40 gb. Tech support has not given me any idea as to how to get past this error and the backup log is useless. This product has yet to show me anything and seems to have a 40gb barrier in file creation size.

VictorL

VictorL reviewed v8.0.278.448 on Nov 9, 2007

This is only backup tool I found here with full Unicode support, in data, media and interface.
zridling, price is not high if you really need backup.

zridling

zridling reviewed v8.0.278.448 on Nov 9, 2007

Whoa! $70 is too steep, man! Bring it down, baby, bring it down. Or wait, maybe I need to start using a real currency, like the Euro.

VictorL above makes the real point, and GBM is freaking incredible, regardless of price.

TucknDar

TucknDar reviewed v7.0.219.389 on Apr 14, 2007

Great backup tool. Does everything I need. I'm not too fond of the interface (hence the rating '4'), tbh, other backup tools has better UIs (Backup4all is one), but I'm not going to sit and look at it too much anyway so it doesn't matter too much.

You should get the File Access Manager (FAM) along with this so that opened files will be backed up as well!

Metshrine

Metshrine reviewed v7.0.219.389 on Apr 13, 2007

Best backup program I have ever used. Does everything I need and more

zridling

zridling reviewed v7.0.185.355 on Dec 5, 2006

urlwolf, I take it you didn't know what you were doing? The problems you describe have simple explanations, unless you can't figure that out.

urlwolf

urlwolf reviewed v7.0.120.292 on Jul 25, 2006

had all kind of problems with it. Switched to syncBackSE, and everything works now.
Basic problems with:
- open files (not backed up)
- indexing and searching the index (not reliable, slow)
- Extra zip files in the back up for no good reason.

zridling

zridling reviewed v7.0.119.291 on Jul 5, 2006

Why do all high-end backup managers cost $70? I'd love Genie Backup a lot more if it used RAR or 7z over zip. I've never found zip to be reliable over the years due to repeated bad experiences.

zridling

zridling reviewed v7.0.106.275 on Jun 7, 2006

These changes do not warrent a full version jump. Version 6 was released less than a year ago. Great, but still unaffordable. When is the 7z compression coming to Genie Backup?

zridling

zridling reviewed v6.0.21.1668 on Aug 1, 2005

LukaBuka, you've almost got it right. Acronis True Image is the best for imaging drives and I recommend everyone have a copy of it. But unless you're using DirSync to sync your files to another drive or offline, then Genie Backup Manager is hands down the best backup solution for one's personal files, photos, and other data. The only thing I cringe at with Genie Backup Manager is its steep price tag of $70.

Avg. Rating 3.3 (55 votes)
Your Rating
tmartindub

tmartindub reviewed v8.0.278.448 on Sep 6, 2009

I purchased this product to back up my music collection which is about 255 GB. I have tried multiple times to make it work and it fails each time at about 40 gb. Tech support has not given me any idea as to how to get past this error and the backup log is useless. This product has yet to show me anything and seems to have a 40gb barrier in file creation size.

VictorL

VictorL reviewed v8.0.278.448 on Nov 9, 2007

This is only backup tool I found here with full Unicode support, in data, media and interface.
zridling, price is not high if you really need backup.

zridling

zridling reviewed v8.0.278.448 on Nov 9, 2007

Whoa! $70 is too steep, man! Bring it down, baby, bring it down. Or wait, maybe I need to start using a real currency, like the Euro.

VictorL above makes the real point, and GBM is freaking incredible, regardless of price.

TucknDar

TucknDar reviewed v7.0.219.389 on Apr 14, 2007

Great backup tool. Does everything I need. I'm not too fond of the interface (hence the rating '4'), tbh, other backup tools has better UIs (Backup4all is one), but I'm not going to sit and look at it too much anyway so it doesn't matter too much.

You should get the File Access Manager (FAM) along with this so that opened files will be backed up as well!

Metshrine

Metshrine reviewed v7.0.219.389 on Apr 13, 2007

Best backup program I have ever used. Does everything I need and more

zridling

zridling reviewed v7.0.185.355 on Dec 5, 2006

urlwolf, I take it you didn't know what you were doing? The problems you describe have simple explanations, unless you can't figure that out.

urlwolf

urlwolf reviewed v7.0.120.292 on Jul 25, 2006

had all kind of problems with it. Switched to syncBackSE, and everything works now.
Basic problems with:
- open files (not backed up)
- indexing and searching the index (not reliable, slow)
- Extra zip files in the back up for no good reason.

zridling

zridling reviewed v7.0.119.291 on Jul 5, 2006

Why do all high-end backup managers cost $70? I'd love Genie Backup a lot more if it used RAR or 7z over zip. I've never found zip to be reliable over the years due to repeated bad experiences.

zridling

zridling reviewed v7.0.106.275 on Jun 7, 2006

These changes do not warrent a full version jump. Version 6 was released less than a year ago. Great, but still unaffordable. When is the 7z compression coming to Genie Backup?

zridling

zridling reviewed v6.0.21.1668 on Aug 1, 2005

LukaBuka, you've almost got it right. Acronis True Image is the best for imaging drives and I recommend everyone have a copy of it. But unless you're using DirSync to sync your files to another drive or offline, then Genie Backup Manager is hands down the best backup solution for one's personal files, photos, and other data. The only thing I cringe at with Genie Backup Manager is its steep price tag of $70.

mickey5

mickey5 reviewed v5.0 on Dec 16, 2004

My first impressions of GBM 5 were pretty good. I liked the well thought out GUI's and the options available. My first backups to CD-RW went well. I then tried to backup to DVD-RW and had it fail each time. I have been working with Genie Soft e-support for a month now and there is no resolution. The recommendation is to wait for the next release. This has significantly dimmed my enthusiasm for the product.

Inray

Inray reviewed v5.0 on Jul 23, 2004

It used to be nice and affordable data backup solution. I hoped that they would bring zip64 deflate in new version. Unfortunately they just changed the user interface but still has all known limitations of old zip format.
Version 5 also has many unsolved bugs that cause networked backups to fail. Customers support is not the best. In fact i've sent author many bug reports and never got an answer from them, although i'm registered user.
Sorry for that, but cannot suggest it any more. For this price you can get other data backup applications like the excellent Backup4All or the well known BackupMyPC and WinBack.

retownes

retownes reviewed v5.0 on Jul 5, 2004

Awesome program! I have tried at least 15 different backup programs over the past year, and Genie is by far the best. The interface is very nice, the versatility is great, and the program is very fast. I have had to contact Genie Support a couple of times because of small bugs that I have discovered, and they were VERY quick to resolve the issue and release a new version with the fixes.

I can't imagine anyone not liking this program!

Daher

Daher reviewed v5.0 on Jul 1, 2004

this is just kewl.

It has a good interface, easy to use, and most of all it is quite flexible...

supports very wide range of media, and FTP of coz ^^

tiz teh 1337 ... :thumb up:

ssb

ssb reviewed v4.0.926 on May 29, 2004

What a program,
After years of using professional backup programs, i've got this small and foolproof application.
OMG this is a gem, don't be fool by its low price and shareware tag. It's a pro-class backup application, full of features like zip compression, internal CDR/DVD burning, Iomega ZIP support, XML scripting (!!!), and fast, really fast.
Don't forget to mention GenieSoft exceptional support.

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