Second Copy

Second Copy

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 328 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.0.4.1
  • Total Downloads:
    585,115
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 21, 2011
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $29.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    6.15MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    48
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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The program provides standard functionality for backing up and synchronizing your data. Like many similar applications, Second Copy is based on profiles that store information about what files to back up, where and when to do so, and so on.

The program can back up 25 versions of the same file, handy for those users who routinely make a lot of changes. All you have to do to create a new profile is modify a similar one. You can group numerous profiles and run backups automatically in the background. For more advanced users, the program offers FTP support, command-line options, and macros.

Its otherwise handy and clear interface would gain from integrating dialog and option windows in the common shell, but what it really lacks is a tree view for profiles. However, Second Copy's functionality and price are adequate for both small-business and home users, especially those comfortable with technology.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    5.0

    out of 3 votes

    • 5 star 3
    • 4 star 0
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  • All Versions

    4.5

    out of 328 votes

    • 5 star 255
    • 4 star 30
    • 3 star 18
    • 2 star 7
    • 1 star 18
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5 stars

"Excellent, reliable, quick backup"

July 17, 2011  |  By mmlewis7

 |  Version: Second Copy 8.0.4.1

Pros

Easy to set up backup profiles, times, etc.

Cons

None that I can think of.

Summary

I've use this software for backup for years, through several iterations. It has always worked well, and continues to be improved.

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5 stars

"Best personal backup software for Windows."

July 13, 2011  |  By ChaoticSun1

 |  Version: Second Copy 8.0.4.1

Pros

Set it and forget it. You have complete control over which files get backed up, and how often. With the new ability to copy in use files on Windows 7, it is even better.

Cons

I have been using Second Copy since 1999 and have found nothing to dislike.

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5 stars

"Great program"

June 28, 2011  |  By silber1

 |  Version: Second Copy 8.0.4.1

Pros

easy use, reliable

Cons

non amy found

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 8.0.4.1
Version 8.0.4.1 supports open file copying on 64-bit Windows.
General
Publisher Centered Systems
Publisher web site http://www.centered.com/
Release Date June 13, 2011
Date Added June 21, 2011
Version 8.0.4.1
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Backup Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 6.15MB
File Name sc8.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 585,115
Downloads Last Week 48
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $29.95

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