Product Activation

This article describes how you can activate your CloudBerry Backup version online.

CloudBerry Backup is distributed on a per-user basis.

After launching CloudBerry Backup for the first time, you need to choose which version you would like to use.

Use a Free Home Version

You can choose to install a freeware version for personal use. This version supports the most important features, such as flexible scheduler and retention policies.

Use a Trial Version

Each CloudBerry Backup edition provides a free 15-day trial period during without restricting the application's functionality.

Activate a Commercial Version

To activate a commercial version, select the corresponding option and click Next.

Enter the email address that you used to purchase the license, enter the license key and click Activate. You can configure proxy settings by clicking a corresponding link in this dialog.

If you do not have an Internet connection, you can activate your product version offline.

Switching Licenses

At any point you can switch between licenses if you'd like to try out a different feature set or upgrade your current commercial license.

To switch your license, open CloudBerry Backup. Click on the CloudBerry icon on the main toolbar and point to Licensing.

From there you can:

  • Activate CloudBerry Backup with a license key
  • Switch to Trial Edition
  • Switch to Restore-Only mode
  • Switch to Freeware edition