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Foobar2000 Plugin


Foobar2000 backup plugin only works with Backup4all.

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If you already have Backup4all, you can add the Foobar2000 backup plugin below.

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Foobar2000 is a freeware audio player for Microsoft Windows, iOS and Android.

About Foobar2000

Foobar2000 is a flexible media player that you can load with all of your favorite music and customize to suit your specific needs and preferences. After a bit of setup, you can use this app in just about any way you see fit to manage your media library.

How to backup and restore Foobar2000 using Backup4all plugin

After you install and configure Foobar2000, you can back it up to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is why the plugin to back up Foobar2000 is important as it will save you time.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the Foobar2000 plugin, allows you to back-up the application data files and registry entries.
In order to backup Foobar2000, you have to follow these steps:
  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: Foobar2000 backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up Foobar2000. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:
If you need to restore the Foobar2000 files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
  1. Install Foobar2000 and the Foobar2000 plugin from here: Foobar2000 backup plugin
  2. Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
  3. Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.

What information is backed up when using the Foobar2000 plugin

The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
  • Themes
  • User files
  • Registry settings

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: Foobar2000.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<b4asource version="1.0">
	<!--Program unique ID (GUID)-->
	<!--Program name-->
	<!--Executable file path-->
	<exepath type="0"/>
	<!--Minimum and maximum versions for which the backup was tested-->
	<!--Information about the plugin author-->
		<email>[email protected]</email>
	<!--Variables used in the XML file-->
		<!--If type="reg" then the value will be read from the registry-->
	<!--The backup sources-->
		<source name="Themes" type="folder">
		<source name="User files" type="folder">
		<source name="Registry" type="registry">
			<registry path="HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-4127135719-2910590519-1903499359-1001\Software\foobar2000" recursive="true"/>