This is a simple tutorial that explain how to back up files with DropIt. It is not a dedicated backup software, but its flexibility allows to use some features as a backup tool.
The two DropIt actions that can be used to back up files and folders are “Copy” and “Compress”. Now will be described a couple of examples about backup uses.
This tutorial describes how to use DropIt to automatically scan some defined folders at a time interval. DropIt supports several methods to process files and you can also enable “Folder Monitoring” from Options.
This is a simple tutorial that explain how to delete old files with DropIt. You can use one of the 3 supported methods to delete files:
- Directly Remove: files are not available in the Recycled Bin, but data are not overwritten and could be restored using a recovery tool
- Safely Erase: files are removed and data overwritten, to make them unrecoverable also by recovery tools
- Send to Recycle Bin: files are sent to recycle bin and are still available from there