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Greenshot Plugin


Greenshot backup plugin only works with Backup4all.

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

Download plugin as XML file
Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot software tool for Windows that allows you to quickly capture a window, a portion of the screen or the entire screen.

About Greenshot

Greenshot allows you to take screenshots in multiple ways and automatically save them where you want.

How to backup and restore Greenshot using Backup4all plugin

Once you installed and configured Greenshot, it is troublesome 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 Greenshot is important as it will save you time.
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Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the Greenshot plugin, will allow you to back-up the application log files and registry entries.
In order to backup Greenshot, you have to follow these steps:
  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: Greenshot backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up Greenshot. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:
If you need to restore the Greenshot files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
  1. Install Greenshot and the Greenshot plugin from here: Greenshot 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 Greenshot plugin

The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
  • Greenshot configuration file : %APPDATA%\Greenshot

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: Greenshot.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="Configuration files"