SMPlayer is built with Qt and is based on MPlayer. This makes it quite portable, since MPlayer and Qt are already available on all major operating systems. On the operating systems on which SMPlayer has not yet been ported to, it is likely possible to run the application through binary compatibility with another Unix or Linux.
How to backup and restore SMPlayer using Backup4all plugin
Once you installed SMPlayer, it is a bit of a problem to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is where the plugin to back-up SMPlayer data is important and it will save you time compared to doing a backup manually.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the SMPlayer plugin will let you back-up the registry entries.
In order to backup SMPlayer, you have to follow these steps:
- Download and install the backup plugin here: SMPlayer backup plugin
- After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up SMPlayer. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article: https://www.backup4all.com/how-to-download-install-and-use-backup-plugins-kb.html
If you need to restore the SMPlayer files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
- Install SMPlayer and the SMPlayer plugin from here: SMPlayer backup plugin
- Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
- Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.
What information is backed up when using the SMPlayer plugin
The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
- Configuration files
- User files
- SMPlayer registry entries