Hekasoft Backup & Restore 0.85

Hekasoft Backup & Restore

The complete free solution for browser's backup and management.
The best choice for your browser.

Download & Requirements

Operating System:

  • Windows Vista (32 bit, 64 bit)
  • Windows 7 (32 bit, 64 bit)
  • Windows 8 (32 bit, 64 bit)
  • Windows 10 (32 bit, 64 bit)
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Supported Languages

ara Arabic
bel Belarusian
ben Bengali
chn Chinese
cro Croatian
ned Dutch

eng English
fre French
ger German
hin Hindi
hun Hungarian
ita Italian

jap Japanese
far Persian
pol Polish
por Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil)
rom Romanian
rus Russian

slv Slovenian
spa Spanish
swe Swedish
tur Turkish
ukr Ukrainian
vie Vietnamese

Software info

Hekasoft Backup & Restore is an all-in-one solution to manage your browser data and settings. Backup your favorite browser’s settings in a single file that you can store on external drive or cd-rom and use it to restore the profile. Hekasoft Backup & Restore doesn’t limit to backup your softwares, you can migrate your profile from a browser to another and you can optimize your profile folder removing useless files.

Hekasoft Backup & Restore - Main Screen

One Software - Many Softwares

Hekasoft Backup & Restore can backup the profile folder of the major browsers available for Windows, it’s an all-in-1 solution for your backup needs. With every update the software supported list grows up, following you can find the actual full list. If your favorite software is not supported you can contact us and we will add it.

Hekasoft Backup & Restore supported softwares list

Chrome (Chromium) based browsers

  • Brave
  • CentBrowser
  • Citrio
  • Coc Coc Browser
  • Comodo Dragon
  • Epic
  • Google Chrome
  • Google Chrome Canary
  • Slimjet
  • SRWare Iron
  • Vivaldi
  • Yandex

Firefox (Gecko) based browsers

  • Basilisk
  • Cliqznew
  • Comodo IceDragon
  • Cyberfox
  • Falkonnew
  • K-Meleon
  • Kinza
  • Midori
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey
  • Pale Moon
  • Slimboat
  • Waterfox

Other browsers

  • Avant Browser
  • Internet Explorer (Favorites only)
  • Lunascape
  • Maxthon 3/4 Cloud
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Opera
  • QupZilla

Mail Clients

  • eM Client
  • FossaMail
  • Incredimailnew
  • Postboxnew
  • Thunderbird


  • FileZilla
  • Mozilla Calendar/Sunbird
  • qBittorent
  • Skype
  • uTorrent

Chrome (Chromium) based browsers

  • Brave
  • CentBrowser
  • Citrio
  • Coc Coc Browser
  • Comodo Dragon
  • Epic
  • Google Chrome
  • Google Chrome Canary
  • Slimjet
  • SRWare Iron
  • Vivaldi
  • Yandex

Firefox (Gecko) based browsers

  • Basilisk
  • Cliqznew
  • Comodo IceDragon
  • Cyberfox
  • Falkonnew
  • K-Meleon
  • Kinza
  • Midori
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey
  • Pale Moon
  • Slimboat
  • Waterfox

Other browsers

  • Avant Browser
  • Internet Explorer (Favorites only)
  • Lunascape
  • Maxthon 3/4 Cloud
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Opera
  • QupZilla
Mail Clients

Mail Clients

  • eM Client
  • FossaMail
  • Incredimailnew
  • Postboxnew
  • Thunderbird


  • FileZilla
  • Mozilla Calendar/Sunbird
  • qBittorent
  • Skype
  • uTorrent
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1-Click Backup and Restore

With Hekasoft Backup & Restore is very easy to save the data of your favorite software, with a simple click you can save and restore all your data in seconds.

Create your own custom module

With Hekasoft Backup & Restore is now even easier to save your data. Thanks to the modules creation, you can create the module to backup and restore any software or folder in a few simple clicks.
The created modules use shortcuts to system folders, so it is possible to share the module with other users and operating systems.

Migrate your profile folder

Migrate your browser settings from a browser to another is very simple with Hekasoft Backup & Restore. If you choose to change your browser you can have all the settings of your old browser. Actually you can migrate your profile only to same Engine based browsers. You can easily migrate between Firefox, Pale Moon and IceDragon or between Chrome and Dragon.

Optimize your browsers

Using your software make them create temporary or backup files that not always are removed by software itself.
Hekasoft Backup & Restore helps removing backups, cache, logs and other files that usually are not necessary. Hekasoft Backup & Restore optimization scan only unnecessary files which do not alter the correct functioning of the software, so is safe to remove everything found.

Dead Link Checker

With the Dead Link Checker you can scan your browser for dead links and remove them. Actually the scan for dead links supports only Internet Explorer, but other browsers will be available in the next updates.

Dead Link Checker
browser plugin scanner

Browser Plugin & Addons Scanner

Hekasoft Backup & Restore Plugin Scanner scan your browser for installed plugins and extensions.

You can easily remove plugins or export them to another profile or browser*.

*You can export them only to same engine browsers (ex. from Firefox to Cyberfox).

With Hekasoft Backup & Restore plugin scanner, you can scan extension of Firefox (and all derived browsers) and Google Chrome (and all derived browsers).

Google Chrome security features deny restore extensions from another Chrome profile, but you can use Hekasoft Backup & Restore to export all the extensions to the desktop and save them in a folder to import in Google Chrome (or derived browsers).

Better Localization Management

Localization always up-to-date, with Hekasoft Backup & Restore now you can download the localization as soon as it’s available.

You can rate the translations and help us to improve them.

Download and Rate Localizations
Custom Path

Softwares Custom Path

Hekasoft Backup & Restore now can store the custom path of your softwares, to work better with them.

Actually the custom path is only necessary for the optimization, so you can set the custom path for the software available for the Optimization.

Hekasoft Backup & Restore changelog

  • Open the changelog

    Version 0.85 [2019/06/09]
    – Add: Support for Cliqz (Backup & Restore)
    – Add: Support for Postbox (Backup & Restore)
    – Add: Support for Incredimail (Backup & Restore)
    – Add: Support for Falkon (Backup & Restore)
    – Add: Support for Brave (Plugin Scanner)
    – Add: Option to show/hide the password
    – Add: Missing translations
    – Fixed: Migration issues with new 7zip backup files
    – Modified: Now even Custom Modules use 7Zip
    – Modified: Now Opera backup use 7Zip
    – Updated: 7zip to version 19.0.0
    – Updated: Machine translated all abandoned translation (not updated since version 0.60)
    – Fixed: Minor Bugs

    Version 0.81 [2019/01/14]
    – Fixed: Restore issue that ask each file if want to restore
    – Fixed: Restore issue that doesn’t show back the interface
    – Fixed: minor bugs

    Version 0.80 [2019/01/10]
    – Changed: Now use 7zip to backup & restore (Opera still use old zip)
    – Add: Now is possible to run more backups at the same time (except for Opera)
    – Fixed: Brave backup issue

    Version 0.75 [2018/10/07]
    – Add: support for CentBrowser (Backup & Restore, Migration, Plugin Scanner)
    – Modified: Improved the connection to check for updates
    – Modified: Moved “check for software updates” button from the menu to the Info window
    – Modified: Info window
    – Removed: Languages rating

    Version 0.74 [2018/09/12]
    – Fixed: Bug with Microsoft Edge Backup & Restore (old backups didn’t work anymore)
    – Fixed: Bug when checking for updates
    – Modified: Info window

    Version 0.73 [2018/07/17]
    – Add: support for Microsoft Edge
    – Add: more plugins recognized by the plugin scanner
    – Add: shortcuts for Dead Links Checker (CTRL + D) and Plugin Scanner (CTRL + P)
    – Modified: The plugin scanner shows only the checked softwares
    – Fixed: Now the installer will not run on Windows XP
    – Fixed: minor bugs

    Version 0.72 [2018/03/08]
    – Add: right-click to check/uncheck all plugins in the Plugin Scanner
    – Fixed: issue with “deselect all” button in Settings -> Modules, at least one module should be checked,
    so when you save with no modules checked, Internet Explorer will be automatically checked
    – Fixed: now when in Plugin Scanner export screen you select “Desktop” for Mozilla Firefox the “export to selected profile”
    will be disabled

    Version 0.71 [2018/03/01]
    – Add: Export to Desktop for the plugin scanner
    – Add: Google Chrome (and all Chrome based browsers) to the Plugin Scanner (Export is not allowed due Chrome security settings)
    – Add: support for eM Client
    – Add: support for Coc Coc Browser
    – Add: link to download Hekasoft System Cleaner when open the optimizer
    – Add: Google+ icon and link to Infos
    – Updated: from VS2015 to VS2017
    – Updated: SQLite dlls
    – Updated: All dependencies to .Net 4.5
    – Modified: Renamed “Epic” to the correct full name “Epic Privacy Browser”
    – Modified: Reduced connection requests when searching for updates
    – Removed: Chromodo from Migration (Comodo merged the project with Comodo Dragon)

    Version 0.70 [2017/11/27]
    – Add: 3 compression levels
    – Add: support for Waterfox 55 (for older version select Firefox) (Backup & Restore, Migration, Plugin Scanner)
    – Add: support for new Firefox plugins (Plugin Scanner)
    – Add: support for Basilisk (Backup & Restore, Migration, Plugin Scanner)
    – Add: support for qBittorent (Backup & Restore)
    – Modified: changed from .NET Framework 4.0 to 4.5 (WinXP is not supported anymore)
    – Modified: Migration Source now shows only softwares selected in settings (Aviator browser is still available in migration as source to migrate to other browsers)
    – Modified: backup file now are in 64bit (when available) and can be larger than 4GB
    – Modified: Optimized Plugin Scanner code
    – Fixed: Plugin scanner issues
    – Fixed: Plugin scanner export issue

    Version 0.67 [2017/09/27] Latest Windows XP Version
    – Fixed: Optimization issue with Firefox, Cyberfox and Pale Moon
    – Fixed: Portuguese language file in the installer
    – Fixed: Message showed when a file is restored

    Version 0.66 [2017/09/21]
    – Add: support for SRWare Iron (Backup & Restore, Migration)
    – Add: support for Kinza (Backup & Restore, Migration)
    – Add: support for Brave (Backup & Restore)
    – Add: 0-byte file to “mod” folder, to avoid removing by cleaning softwares
    – Add: new filename date format yyyy-dd-MM
    – Add: custom path for Vivaldi and Epic Privacy Browser
    – Add: Optimization for Vivaldi and Epic Privacy Browser
    – Fixed: restore translation issue
    – Fixed: issue with not standard languages filename
    – Modified: Administrative rights are no longer needed to backup or restore

    Version 0.65 [2017/04/21] 6th Anniversary Edition
    – Add: Check for new version at startup
    – Add: Check and download translations
    – Add: Softwares custom path
    – Add: General option “check for updates on launch”
    – Add: Translation rating
    – Removed: Update window
    – Fixed: Google Chrome optimization issue
    – Fixed: PaleMoon optimization issue
    – Fixed: misspelled translations

    Version 0.61 [2017/02/18]
    – Add: Password-protected backups
    – Add: Plugin Scanner
    – Add: Dead Link Checker
    – Add: new notification system
    – Add: support for Chromodo
    – Add: support for Vivaldi
    – Add: Optimizer now support Mozilla Firefox x64
    – Add: Cyberfox to Optimizer
    – Add: softwares icon
    – Removed: support for Aviator
    – Removed: support for Comodo Chromium Secure
    – Removed: support for Rockmelt
    – Removed: support for Safari
    – Removed: support for SRWare Iron
    – Removed: support for Wyzo
    – Fix: Minor bugs

    Version 0.53 [2014/11/29]
    – Fix: Empty folder creation
    – Fix: Minor translation issues

    Version 0.52 [2014/11/28]
    – Add: support for Aviator, Cyberfox, SlimJet, Comodo Chromium Secure (Backup & Restore, Migration)
    – Add: support for Epic, K-Meleon, QupZilla (Backup & Restore)
    – Add: Persian translation (thanks to AliNiceBoy)
    – Add: Launch at Windows start
    – Add: Save last backed-up software
    – Add: append date to filename
    – Add: General settings
    – Add: Donate menu
    – Fix: Now Hekasoft Backup & Restore create an empty folder for the softwares profile, if not exist, before restore the settings
    – Update: link to the website
    – Update: Translations, thanks to: Leo Ooms (Dutch), José Carlos (Portuguese), Tchiro (Russian), Åke Engelbrektson (Swedish)
    – Modified: exe name changed to “hbr.exe”

    Version 0.51 [2014/09/23]
    – Add: support for Citrio (Backup & Restore, Migration)
    – Add: support for Google Chrome Canary
    – Fix: a problem with the restore of the backups made with old version of Backup & Restore
    – Fix: error string was in Italian for every language, now is English (will be translated in the next update)
    – Fix: a problem with the graphic user interface when the software is in use
    – Update: update download link

    Version 0.50 [2014/07/15]
    – Add: Backup migration between browsers (only between same engine browser)
    – Add: Browser profile folder Optimization to remove old and unused files
    – Add: support for FossaMail
    – Modified: Rewritten backup, now Backup & Restore recognize which software belongs to the backup
    – Modified: Graphic user interface
    – Update: Portuguese translation (thanks to José Carlos)
    – Update: Russian translation (thanks to Tchiro)
    – Update: Swedish translation (thanks to Åke Engelbrektson)
    – Update: Dutch translation (thanks to Leo Ooms)

    Version 0.34 [2014/02/26]
    – Add: Swedish translation (thanks to Åke Engelbrektson)
    – Add: Turkish translation
    – Add: translators website url link is now clickable
    – Fix: Hekasoft Backup & Restore now correctly loads the settings from previous versions
    – Fix: fixed Internet Explorer restore issue (thanks to BearPup)
    – Fix: Minor bugs

    Version 0.33 [2014/02/11]
    – Add: support for uTorrent
    – Add: support for Wyzo
    – Update: Portuguese translation (thanks to José Carlos)
    – Update: Russian translation (thanks to Tchiro)
    – Modified: Optimized backup and recovery
    – Fixed: Minor bugs

    Version 0.32 [2014/01/04]
    – Add: possibility to choose the modules to activate
    – Add: support for latest Opera releases
    – Add: Bengali translation
    – Modified: operations moved to separate thread
    – Modified: if there are new versions, you no longer need to visit the website to update, you can download the updates directly from Hekasoft Backup & Restore

    Version 0.31 [2013/08/25]
    – Update: Portuguese translation (thanks to José Carlos)
    – Update: Russian translation (thanks to Tchiro)

    Version 0.30 [2013/07/06]
    – Add: custom module creation
    – Add: Full support to 64 bit operating system
    – Add: Slovenian translation
    – Add: Belarusian translation
    – Add: Vietnamese translation
    – Modified: Optimized resources and reduced executable filesize

    Version 0.22 [2013/05/02]
    – Add: Hungarian translation (thanks to BlueEyes)

    Version 0.21 [2013/01/23]
    – Add: support for Midori
    – Add: support for SlimBoat
    – Add: support for Maxthon 4 Cloud
    – Add: support for Yandex
    – Add: support for Lunascape
    – Add: Dutch translation (thanks to Piet Bruinsma)
    – Modified: Changelog display date from DD/MM/YYYY to YYYY/MM/DD

    Version 0.20 [28/11/2012]
    – Add: support for Comodo IceDragon
    – Add: support for Internet Explorer (Favorites only)
    – Add: support for Waterfox
    – Add: Portuguese translation (thanks to José Carlos)
    – Add: Chinese translation
    – Add: Japanese translation
    – Add: Ukrainian translation
    – Add: Romanian translation
    – Add: Croatian translation
    – Add: Hindi translation
    – Add: Arabic translation
    – Add: Polish translation
    – Change: Now it’s possible to switch languages without restart the software
    – Fix: Improved backup & restore operation speed
    – Rewrite all software code
    – Switch to .NET Framework 4
    – Fixed various minor bug

    Version 0.10 [14/05/2012]
    – Fix: French translation (thanks to Ardwen)
    – Fix: software bug with the backup of Mail, Newsgroup and Chat with Opera (thanks to Ursule)
    – Fix: Title for “check for new version” screen
    – Fix: 0.9 version changelog missing “check for newer version”

    Version 0.9 [08/05/2012]
    – Add: support for SRWare Iron
    – Add: support for SeaMonkey
    – Add: support for Skype
    – Add: support for Safari
    – Add: support for Maxthon 3
    – Add: support for RockMelt
    – Add: support for Avant Browser
    – Add: Russian translation (translated by tchiro)
    – Fix: Move configuration file to AppData folder, to avoid UAC issue
    – Add: Check for newer version

    Version 0.8 [22/04/2012]
    – Fix: change language is now direct, no more required restart the software
    – Fix: a compatibility issue with Windows XP
    – Fix: a problem with language loading

    Version 0.7 [20/04/2012]
    – Change: graphic appearance
    – Add: support for Pale Moon
    – Fix: better language support
    – Fix: better code for backup & restore
    – Change: font from Segoe UI to Calibri

    Version 0.6 beta [30/01/2012]
    – Add: support for FileZilla
    – Change: from WINSoftBlog to Hekasoft
    – Remove: the ads banner
    – Fix: a problem that still run backup or restore even if it’s cancelled

    Version 0.5 beta [05/01/2012]
    – Add: ads banner
    – Fix: problem with language
    – Fix: some minor bugs

    Version 0.4 beta [26/11/2011]
    – Fix: problem with some software folder
    – Fix: Better translation code
    – Add: Language flags
    – Add: support for Comodo Dragon
    – Add: support for Opera

    Version 0.3 alpha [05/05/2011]
    – Add: French translation
    – Add: Spanish translation
    – Add: German translation

    Version 0.2 alpha [02/05/2011]
    – Fix: a bug with Mozilla Calendar/Sunbird
    – Add: a progress bar
    – Add: Multilanguage support Italian-English

    Version 0.1 alpha [21/04/2011]
    – Add: support for Mozilla Firefox
    – Add: support for Mozilla Thunderbird
    – Add: support for Mozilla Calendar
    – Add: support for Google Chrome

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