Backblaze – Online Backup Tool for Users

Backblaze is an online backup tool that allows Windows and Mac OS X users to back up their data to an offsite data center. The service is designed for end-users, for unlimited space. It allows the user to back up data continuously, manually, when the computer is idle, or on an hourly schedule.

Backblaze automatically backs up all of your data, unless they are explicitly excluded. Your music, photos, files in My Documents, on your desktop,etc. By default the only files that are excluded are the operating system, applications, and unnecessary files such as your trash. Backblaze backs up individual files up to 9,000 MB (9 GB). You can increase this from the 4 GB default in the Backblaze Settings panel. It will automatically continue where it left off during its backup the next time you’re connected to the Internet and not using your computer.


Who it works?

Download client and run the installer

Backup Everything

Backblaze backs up everything on your computer except your operating system, applications, temporary files, or those over 9GB.

Online Backup

Whether directly connected or over WiFi, If you are connected to the Internet, you are backing up.

Backup Continuously

Files change and Backblaze backs them up. By default, Backblaze simply backs up all the time so you don’t have to remember. But if you wish, you can schedule Backblaze to backup at a convenient time or only when you click “Backup Now”.

Backup Securely

Your data is encrypted on your computer, sent over an encrypted connection, and stored encrypted. You can use your own private key so nobody but you can ever have access to your backups

Backup Multiple Computers

Backblaze can backup each of these to one account for just $5 per computer per month.

Backup Fast

Backblaze has developed a unique FSCAN Engine that ensures no slowdown of your computer; how fast you can backup is limited only by your Internet connection. Typical home connections can backup online 2 – 4 GB per day. Backblaze provides a throttle option if you want to use more or less of your Internet connection. Check your Internet connection

Backup Efficiently

Backblaze de-duplicates, compresses, and backs up incrementally to backup online as efficiently as possible. It will de-duplicate to back it up just once; if you restore, it will be put back in both places. It will compress them when possible. Backblaze will only back up the changes.


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