What Are Crashplan’s Major Features?

December 10, 2015

CrashplanIn this digital age having constant, easy access to our personal or business files is no longer a convenience; it’s a necessity.

Space on tablets is limited and with laptops becoming more and more outdated in favour of the easier, more portable tablets people need to be able to have access to our files. Along with being able to access our files we need to be able to backup these files with a safe and trusted procedure that is also fast and easy.

Not everyone has the time or space to manually back up all their files on hard copies anymore. Floppy discs are a thing of the past and while USB sticks or flash drives are more common, their size makes them easy to lose or misplace.

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a product that backs up your files for you, continuously, without you needing to be constantly sitting at your computer making sure that the files you need are being backed up?

So what do you do if you found out there was a product that does this in this situation?

A nice, free option is Crashplan® which is a product developed by Code42. You may have seen it on NBC’s Today Show: Tips to Protect Your Computer from Hackers.

Aside from the fact that it is the best price ever, free, Crashplan® has some pretty great features that make it worthy of making a spot on television.

The best Crashplan® features are:

  • You can download Crashplan® Online Backup for Windows, Mac and Linux which makes it pretty universal
  • For protection you can use a local drive, a trusted computer, the Crashplan® cloud, or all three which really protects your stuff
  • It’s