ApexSQL Backup 2018 R5 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Backup 2018 R5 has been released

About ApexSQL Backup: ApexSQL Backup is a tool that enables management and automation of backup jobs while preserving the backup chain for easy point-in-time restoration (database rollback). In addition, it offers automation of backup, restore, and log shipping jobs, stores details of all backup activities and enables easy cross server backup management and maintenance. ApexSQL Backup offers instant backup creation, as well as instant backup restoration, and backup security is enhanced by automatically performing backup verification. All captured metric values and backup activities are automatically stored in a central database repository.

For more information, visit the  ApexSQL Backup product page.

About this release:


  • SQL Server 2019 CTP 2.0 support
  • Built-in backup templates are now available
  • Customizable reports
  • Activity progression is now tracked via progress bar during the job execution

Improved quality:

  • 4 bugs fixed


  • The application now requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2

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Release notes


December 27, 2018