Handy Backup Gets End of Year Update: Windows 8 Support, System Backup and More

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Novosoft, an international software development company specializing in backup and recovery solutions for Windows and Linux, released Handy Backup 7.3.2 with support for Windows 8 and new features.

Alliance, Ohio, December 26, 2012 – Novosoft, one of the leading providers of data backup and recovery software for home and business, announced the release of a new version of Handy Backup. Version 7.3.2 allows backing up Windows libraries, has a new plug-in for registry backup, features improved WebDAV capabilities, and allows creating live snapshots of Windows 8 system.

“We have launched a Windows 8-compatible version this October, shortly after the release of the OS, and the reaction of users was very positive,” said Alexander Rassokhin, product manager of Handy Backup. “The new version of Handy Backup continues our tradition of introducing features that are not available in other solutions. There are two new plug-ins designed to facilitate backing up of user libraries and the system registry. And users of Windows 8 can now take advantage of live disk imaging that lets you make system snapshots without rebooting your computer.”

“We have also enhanced the way our software works with WebDAV servers and various cloud storage services. It is now faster, more secure and easier to use, thanks to the renewed user interface. We welcome all new and old users to get the new version right now – the update is free and takes just a moment.”

The program is available in three editions designed for individual PCs and one network backup edition:

• Home Standard edition can back up to WebDAV, FTP, Amazon S3, and supports all files-based backup functions.
• Home Professional edition supports image-based backup, database backup, and SFTP and FTPS servers as storage destinations.
• Small Server edition is a full-featured solution that allows backing up MySQL, MS SQL, MS Exchange, Oracle and other enterprise data.
• Network Server edition supports all of the above features and allows protecting up to 5 networked computers from one control point, on a client-server scheme.

Until January 1, 2013 one can take advantage of the Winter Holiday Deals and order Handy Backup with up to 50% discount. For more details, please see the product website at
About Novosoft LLC

Established in 1992, Novosoft develops and markets a wide range of B2C and B2B solutions for individual PC users and small businesses with Windows and Linux-based IT infrastructures. The company strives to keep in step with the most advanced technologies and deliver high quality and cost effective software products, winning the highest customer satisfaction and trust. For more information, please see Novosoft’s corporate website at

About Handy Backup

Handy Backup™ is a family of data backup and disaster recovery software for computers working under Windows and Linux-based operating systems. It allows backing up and restoring any critical data, from files, folders and disk images to databases and enterprise server applications. The platform behind Handy Backup features a unique extensible architecture in which all data retrieval, processing and storage operations are performed “on-the-fly”, without using any temporary files.

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