Features supported by Documents

Documents is the simplified version of the Backup Manager. See the tables below for the list of features supported by these versions.


Feature Documents Backup Manager
Compatibility with different operating systems No (Windows client versions only) Yes (Windows client and server versions, macOS and GNU/Linux)
Installation wizard No Yes
Quick Installation Yes (initiated by double click or through command-line) Yes (initiated through command line)
Unlimited number of installations Yes Yes

Backup-related features

Feature Documents Backup Manager
One-time backups (initiated manually) No Yes
Scheduled backups Yes (twice a day) Yes (user-defined)
Backup profiles No Yes
Flexible backup selection No Yes
Unlimited number of files to back up Yes Yes
Unlimited file size for backup Yes Yes
Support of all file extensions No (only text files, PDFs, etc. - full list) Yes
Automatic file selection No Yes
Seed loading backups No Yes
Pre- and post-backup scripts No Yes
LocalSpeedVault No Yes
Archiving No Yes
Detailed reports on the statuses of backup sessions Yes Yes
Backup of open files No Yes
Backup of encrypted files No Yes
Backup of archived files No Yes
Backup of data located on local disks Yes Yes
Backup of data located on removable storage drives No Yes (if mounted as fixed drives)
Backup Accelerator No Yes

Recovery-related features

Feature Documents Backup Manager
One-time restores (initiated manually) Yes Yes
Continuous restores (synchronous with backups) No Yes
Flexible data selection Yes Yes
Choice of target location Yes Yes
Detailed reports on the statuses of restore sessions Yes Yes
Bare metal recovery No Yes
Virtual disaster recovery No Yes
Restore-only mode Yes Yes

Documents does not support the Virtual drive for quick access to backups feature

General features

Feature Documents Backup Manager
Multi-lingual support No (English version only) Yes (7 interface languages)
Command line interface No Yes
Graphic user interface Yes Yes
Custom branding Yes Yes
Multiple data sources for backup and recovery No (Files and Folders only) Yes (System State, Hyper-V, MS Exchange, etc.)
Remote commands No Yes
Proxy connection No Yes
Email reports No Yes
New version updates Yes Yes
Bandwidth usage control No Yes
Advanced data processing technologies Yes Yes

Upgrading options

For more options and flexibility, you can upgrade any Documents device to the standard version.

In the Console, open the device properties, go to the Settings tab and then change the product selection.

A standard Backup Manager device cannot be downgraded to Documents.