Backupify – online data backup tool for Gmail, Google Docs, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr

Backupify tends to take back control of your entire online data. It seeks to provide with a daily automatic online data backup, archiving, and also export of all SaaS data as well as your social media. It helps in securing your virtual and online life.


Launched in the month of November 2009, Backupify is a cost effective way through which it aims to help its users to create backup for the data they tend to store online or on the web. Backupify is the only online data backup and data storage provider that enables users to backup their cloud accounts seamlessly to the Amazon S3 cloud, which has a great security and data duplication policy.

features of Backupify

  1. Backupify is a simple process of creating backup for all your online data. All you have to do is give your usernames and passwords for your accounts in different networking sites and also will have to decide on the time you want everything to have its own backup from time to time.
  2. Backupify also offers the system of daily or weekly e-mails by which the users can be kept updated about their backup files.
  3. You can even protect your pictures, e-mails, videos in Backupify.
  4. You can restore all your data from Backupify as and when you feel like.
  5. All the archives of Backupify are stored in which is a very secure site.
  6. Even if Backupify stops working without a warning, you can always restore your data as Amazon will always have it protected and stored within itself.
  7. It is a very simple and secure way of storing all your online data at one place.

Pros and Cons of Backupify

Pros :

  1. It is a safe and easy method of storing all your online data at one place and at once.
  2. You can create a back up for your Twitter account in Backupify for free.
  3. You can secure and restore as and when required all your precious pictures, emails and even videos.
  4. You can sign up to receive automatic email updates for each time your online data is being backed up.
  5. You can add as much number of online accounts as you wish to Backupify and all the information will be backed up.
  6. You can go through the backed up data and archives of Backupify anytime you feel like.
  7. A large number of online networking sites and services are being supported by Backupify.
  8. The set up is very simple and fast at the same time.
  9. The automatic process to back up your files eliminates the need to time and again update and remember to create back up files for all your online data.
  10. Even if Backupify stops working without a warning, you can always restore your data as Amazon will always have it protected and stored within itself.

Cons :

  1. The backup file of database when run locally tends to get stuck at ninety nine percent. There are times when you have to run the entire process again.

Backupify is a safe and secure method of backing up all your online data and that too without any hassles. It extends its services to sites like Gmail, Google, Picassa, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Friendfeed, Hotmail, Photobucket and many more. It is indeed a useful application to save and secure your virtual world.

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