Software Versions

Current Release

Windows
Windows build 3913 released on July, 10, 2015

Changes in this version include:

  • Issue resolved where if you right click on the system tray icon it could initiate the wrong auto-update process.

Windows and Mac
Mac build 3817 and Windows build 3813 released on December 14th, 2014

Changes in this version include:

  • Improved security related to SSL
  • Improved backup for network storage
  • Faster performance.
  • Minor bug fixes

Continual updates are being implemented on the web interface.

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Version History

Version 4.0 Build 3680 released on March 3rd, 2014

Changes in this version include:

  • Restore from the software significantly improves large downloads.
  • Alert showing any skipped files due to file size above the set limit.
  • Support for Windows 8.1
  • New updated user interface.
  • Faster performance.
  • Mac and Windows versions are now identical in features and user interface.

Online web platform is also completely redone user experience.

Windows
Version 4.0 Build 3380 released on December, 26th, 2012

Changes in this version include:

  • Completely new version of the software.
  • Support for Windows 8
  • New updated user interface.
  • Faster performance.
  • Upload speed indicator right on the dashboard.
  • Mac and Windows versions are not identical in features and user interface.

Mac
Version v4.0 Build 3413 released on January 22nd 2013

Changes in this version include:

  • Bug fix where the SafeCopy Crawler service would crash on some computers.
  • Right-click menu for Upload and Share File (right-click on a file, you will find a SafeCopy submenu)
     
  • Dock Icon (you can also browse to the application via alt+tab)

Mac

Version v4.0 Build 3381 released on December, 26th, 2012

Changes in this version include:

  • Completely new version of the software.
  • New updated user interface.
  • Faster performance.
  • Upload speed indicator right on the dashboard.
  • Mac and Windows versions are not identical in features and user interface.

 

Windows
Version 3.0 Build 1447 released on 05/13/2010

 

Changes in this version include:

 

  • Improved performance by 200% in navigating through the local software settings.
  • Improved upload performance.
  • Removed check for Windows server operating system so it will not work on all Windows versions.
  • Added a visual overlay to Windows Explorer to graphically see the backup status of files and folders.
  • Added an Invite feature to share SafeCopy with friends and get 500MB of free storage added to your account.

 

Mac
Version v1.0.0 Build 3043 released on 05/31/2011

 

Changes in this version include:

 

  • Improved speed of the local application and upload process.
  • Added a button to Invite others to use SafeCopy and get 500MB of free space.

 

Mac

Version v1.0.0 Build 1399 released on 7/1/2010

Changes in this version include:

  • Fixed issue with resuming transfers of large files.
  • Fixed issues with Custom folder selection not working correctly.
  • SafeCopy icon is no longer in the Dock but you can continue to access from the top menu bar.
  • Removed the limit to automatically upload files larger than 200MB.  Now you can adjust the default setting of 200MB or remove it completely.
  • Mac client is no longer in BETA.


Windows
Version 2.0 Build 1447 released on 11/09/2010

Changes in this version include:

  • Fixed issues with the application crashing upon first installation.
  • Fixed issues where the backup would appear to be paused or no longer backing up files.


Windows

Version 2.0 Build 1403 released on 7/1/2010

Changes in this version include:

  • Improved the scheduling feature from the last release to use the local system time.
  • Fixed issues with network drive and NAS support.
  • Improved writing to the Event Log to help customers monitoring in Windows Server environments.
  • Removed the limit to automatically upload files larger than 200MB.  Now you can adjust the default setting of 200MB or remove it completely.

 

Windows

Version 2.0 Build 1349 released on 3/25/2010

Changes in this version include:

  • Added the ability to change the backup schedule from Continuous, Hourly, Daily, Weekly or Monthly.
  • Fixed issue of some folders not being removed from backup selection correctly.
  • Improved the installer related to 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows.
  • Added the Share link to the left side icons.
  • Files larger than 200MB no longer backup automatically but can be uploaded manually. This limitation is still in this version but will be removed in the future.
  • Know issue with network drive support. Based on the backup process running as a service, it can not access a network share mapped from a user account. This will be fixed in the upcoming release but for now, please use the prior version at www2.safecopybackup.com/files/SafeCopySetup2.exe.

Mac

Version v1.0.0 RC2 Build 1350 released on 3/25/2010

Changes in this version include:

  • Language support for 11 languages added.
  • Browse button now opens the web console instead of WebDAV.
  • Performance improvements in crawling and uploading files.
  • Bug fixes to resolve transfer errors.
  • Files larger than 200MB no longer backup automatically but can be uploaded manually. This limitation is still in this version but will be removed in the future.

 

Windows
Version 2.0 Build 1286 released on 12/15/2009

Changes in this version include:

  • Fully Windows 7 compatible, where the past version was mostly compatible.
  • Completely rewritten to improve performance and fix bugs.
  • Added 3GB Free account option.
  • Rearranged the Configuration area to improve navigation with tabs.
  • Display the account capacity and space used on the main control panel screen.
  • Files larger than 200MB no longer backup automatically but can be uploaded manually. This is temporary during this software build until new systems are in place to improve large file support.
  • Known Issues: bug with network drive support and incompatibility with some security software including McAfee Security 2010. Will be fixed on next build, but for now roll back to prior software build to resolve.

Mac
Version v1.0.0 RC2 Build 1262 released on 12/11/2009

Changes in this version include:

  • Released from Beta as Release Candidate 2.
  • AutoThrottle of upload speed can be controlled from the Settings tab.
  • Added 3GB Free account option.
  • Status tab now displays account capacity and space used.
  • Significant performance improvements, as much as 5x when Refreshing Backup to verify files already in your backup account.
  • Progress percent complete now updates in the SafeCopy menu without having to open the Control Panel.
  • Removed the Preferences Pane as it was redundant to the Control Panel.
  • Bug fixes to resolve transfer errors.
  • Default backup folder selection of My Documents improved to include more application data for Apple applications which store data in the Library folders.
  • Custom backup folder selection improved.
  • Files larger than 200MB no longer backup automatically but can be uploaded manually. This is temporary during this software build until new systems are in place to improve large file support.

Mac
Version v0.9 Beta Build 1118 released on 7/6/2009

Changes in this version include:

  • Added an automatic update feature to push out future versions automatically.
  • Improved network drive support.
  • Bug fixes to resolve transfer errors and better handle upload of large files.
  • Added more detailed logging.

Windows
Version 1.0.0 Build 2013 released on 7/6/2009

Changes in this version include:

  • Bug fixes to resolve transfer errors and better handle upload of large files.
  • Added more detailed logging.