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What are the file extensions supported by Polarbackup?

Aug, 8 77
Polarbackup allows you to backup any file with any extension. However, not all the backed-up files are viewable/streamable when looking at them online via a web browser. Polarbackup supports viewing/streaming the following file extensions/types, as long as they are backed up to Instant Storage or...

Customize the Backup Connection

May, 5 34
By default, Polarbackup will use any available Internet connection at the upload time. You can customize it to use only certain connection by doing the following:   Method 1: From the Polarbackup software Open the Polarbackup desktop software. Click on Settings. Select the Connec...

Backup Using Metered Connection

May, 5 25
In case of metered connection, kindly enable backup over metered connections option by following the steps below:   Open your Polarbackup desktop software. Click on Settings → Click on Connection from the left menu → Check the Enable backup over metered connections option → Click on ...

Presentation mode

May, 5 42
Polarbackup provides you with the ability to pause the backup while displaying presentations, playing games, or watching movies. All you need to do is to apply one of the following methods.   Method 1: From the Polarbackup software Open the Polarbackup desktop software. From the Pol...

Bandwidth Throttling

May, 5 42
The Polarbacup backs up to Amazon S3 servers and does not limit or cap uploading speed unless the user chooses to throttle the bandwidth taken by Polarbacup. You can enable the bandwidth throttling and schedule it (if needed) as the following:   Method 1: Using the Polarbackup ...

Multi-threaded Upload

May, 5 22
This method of uploading files will speed up your backup by uploading more than one batch at a time. On the other hand, this means that more bandwidth will be used since we are uploading more files at a time. You can enable/disable the Multithreaded upload option as the following:   ...

How Do I Restore Old Versions of my Files?

Sep, 9 406
Polarbackup performs incremental backups. This means that whenever one of your selected files get modified locally on your drive(s), Polarbackup desktop software will back it up again for you, adding a new version of this file to your backup in the Cloud so you can restore any old version when neede...

Show and Restore Deleted Files

Sep, 9 344
Files will not get automatically deleted from your Cloud backup even if you have deleted the original copy of them from your machine. This is the main purpose of having a backup!   In the case you have deleted file(s) locally from your machine, you will find that those file(s) are still a...

Backing Up Open Files (VSS)

Feb, 2 335
By default, Polarbackup supports backing up PST files while they are open. To add more file extensions to the list of the files you wish Polarbackup to back them up even if they are open, please do the following:   Open your Polarbackup desktop software. Click on the Settings option....

Block Level Technology

Jan, 1 355
Each time Polarbackup runs; new, modified and changed files will be added to the backup. Small files will be taken as a whole file, for faster restoration. However, large modified files can be backed up using Polarbackup Block Level Technology. This technology is ideal for large files that undergo s...