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Genie Timeline Free 2015

Free
Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 47 votes out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.0.1.100
  • Total Downloads:
    119,268
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 10, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    12.89MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    7
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Genie Timeline Free is designed to back up the stuff you want it to save and make it easy to retrieve it. It archives desktop files and folders, My Documents, e-mail, bookmarks, videos, music, pictures, Office files, and financial files. It's intended to be a set-and-forget solution for safeguarding your system. However, the freeware disables the critical Disaster Recovery feature that lets you recover your system after a disk failure or formatting. BlackBerry and iPhone/iPad/iPod also require a paid upgrade.

During its installation process, Genie Timeline asked for our full name and e-mail address, stating plainly that it was required for installation, regardless of our Internet address. That raised flags. Nevertheless, we proceeded with the first step, selecting a drive for our backup archive. This should be a drive other than your C drive, either a separate drive on your disk or, much better, a separate hard drive (best of all is an external hard drive). We selected our dedicated backup drive and moved on to the Select Data page. Here we could choose what we wanted Genie to back up. While the program claims we could select individual files and folders to back up, it only let us include or exclude the default categories. Genie also placed a No-Backup Zone folder on our desktop for items we didn't want to back up. The program calculated our backup size and parameters, and we clicked Finish. Clicking the program's system tray icon let us monitor the backup's progress. We could also open the program's main view, the Dashboard, as well as pause our backup and perform other tasks from the system tray. The free backups aren't encrypted or compressed, which makes data recovery easy but requires a lot of disk space.

You should never scrimp on backups. If you're looking for a free backup tool that can recover disks and partitions from catastrophe, we recommend looking elsewhere. But if you try Genie Timeline Free and like its ease of use, you have the paid upgrade option, which is comparable to other premium backups. Whatever tool you choose, complete and regular backups are absolutely essential.

 
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5 stars

"It does work great"

February 11, 2016

2016-02-11 05:43:02

 |  Version: Genie Timeline Free 2015 6.0.1.100

Pros

Simple to use, !
I have it set to backup to a USB drive, it takes copies of the files behind your back. I have went back to retrieve last week's copy !..

Cons

Can take some resources on the machine when backing up large files.

Summary

This is a must have on any machines and every machines. It takes snaps shoots of the files as they are saved. with the ability to control the life in days or disk space, you can have several older copies of the same file to return to. It is a SVC server working for you 24/7.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Genie9
Publisher web site http://www.genie9.com
Release Date July 10, 2015
Date Added July 10, 2015
Version 6.0.1.100
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Backup Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 12.89MB
File Name GenieTimeline6Free.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 119,268
Downloads Last Week 7
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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