Drive Snap for Drive Snapshot

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by markymoo, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. markymoo

    markymoo Registered Member

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    The reality of the situation is that you are welcome to it when I have squashed bugs.

    Backup and restore has to be super reliable
     
  2. WSFfan

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    OK,markymoo:)
     
  3. markymoo

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    One feature shows that you can set the built in scheduler for daily differentials and then you can see them all nicely together in the restore window with recorded date and time of each image.

    It is easier to make a differential in Drive Snap. You do not have to browse, find and select your hash file. All available hash files are listed in the backup tab from images created. You can see at a glance which hash file belongs to which image by clicking between the Backup and Restore tab and checking for the same name. Enabling differential then clicking on a hash file and clicking Backup makes a differential. You can specify the folder location for the hash files if you need to keep in another location to the backup images.

    32 sectors are reserved for a GPT disk partition table. Backing up using the 64 sector option will cover that but there is a 32 backup and restore option.
     
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  4. Stode

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    Sounds interesting..
    Why don't you give it out for people to test and report possible bugs..
    Download link(s) please?
     
  5. EASTER

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    Second that. Is that really you again markymoo? Holy cow where you been?
     
  6. carfal

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    Hi. Just wondering if this project is still ongoing and when a test version will be released?
     
  7. oliverjia

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    YES it's actively developed. There is no beta version currently, the authors update their software regularly but only release it when it's ready as a stable version.
     
  8. carfal

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    Thanks for that update! I look forward to trying out the beta when it is released.
     
  9. Scott W

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    I'm bumping this thread to find out if anyone knows what's what with Drive Snap? o_O
     
  10. Cruise

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    I had forgotten all about Drive Snap so I'm glad you resurrected the thread. I too am very interested in this nifty little DS utility. Is it available anywhere (beta or otherwise) to download? :confused:
     
  11. veckoo

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    Dear Markymoo,
    I´m writing in connection of Drive Snap for Drive Snapshot.
    Please, could you help me? I can´t find any download link. Could I test all your version?
    Thank you for your help.
    Regards
    Vecko
     
  12. JoeBlack40

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    Here you go http://www.drivesnapshot.de/en/down.htm
     
  13. sdmod

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  14. JoeBlack40

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    Oh,sorry,right...my bad :) a little bit of sleepyhead :D
     
  15. carfal

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    Well...its been a long, long while now. Is this project dead?
     
  16. Brian K

    Brian K Imaging Specialist

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    carfal,

    Would you pay $10 for the app? That was the issue. People wanted it for free.
     
  17. carfal

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    Hi Brian.

    I'd be willing to pay any reasonable price. If it's $10 then i would consider this a bargain! There's no shame in rewarding the efforts of talented programmers. Trouble is, people want everything for free. I hope Markymoo keeps developing this and puts out a version where he can reep some reward.

    I know i'll be lining up. :)
     
  18. Wendi

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    Based on what I see in post #1, Drive Snap looks pretty cool. As far as price goes, I believe the best marketing strategy would be to provide a fully functional copy free for 30-60 days. If the DS user found it to be of value then a $10 licensing fee shouldn't be an issue.
     
  19. Brian K

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    I thought it was a superb app. He did provide a time limited fully functional copy but after the time limit expired, few people wanted to pay for it. For the amount of effort he put into the app he was able to buy a few pizzas. Sad.
     
  20. smallhagrid

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    Any news of this tool ??

    It looks forgotten as its dev has not checked in here for quite some time.

    A shame as it was a neat & useful little tool.
     
  21. EASTER

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    Probably history by now
     
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