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Backup and restore PLC data – fast, easy and comfortable

Why is the backup of PLC data so important

Nowadays, important data is frequently stored in the memory of PLC control systems, e.g. in Siemens S7 data blocks. A loss of this data – whether due to a defect or a human error – can lead to considerable problems. Delivery failures, increased rejects or overtime are the consequences.

That does not have to be the case! With our software you can manually or automatically backup PLC data (data blocks). This means that you are well prepared for the worst-case scenario and can restore important data quickly and easily.


  • Cheap: The Single User License

  • Backup all PLC content with the Pro version (S7 300/400 only)

System requirements and compatibility

  • Compatible with all S7 models with ProfiNet:
    e.g. ET200, S7-300, S7-400, S7-1200, S7-1500, WinAC, Siemens Software Controller, VIPA

  • No additional software required for operation: You need neither WinCC nor OPC-Server. Simply install and get started!

  • Compatible with Windows 7/8/10/2008/2012/2016 (32 Bit and 64 Bit)

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The PLCDataBackup can

  • Automatic and manual backup

  • Easily restore previous data state

  • Scanning the data blocks

The PLCDataBackupPro can

  • All functions of the standard version

  • PLC program (FB, FC) saved

  • PLC configuration (OB) saved

  • Merkers supported

  • Only for S7-300/400

PLCDataBackup explained in 2 minutes

Comfortable backup of PLC data

Here you can create several PLC connections with the PLCDataBackup software. In addition, you can establish several connections with the same PLC. This is useful if you want to run an automatic backup on the one hand and on the other hand want to perform a manual data backup of certain data blocks in between. This way you remain flexible.

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You can easily restore previous settings and data statuses. Simply click on the “Restore” button and select all or certain data.

Service included

If you have any questions, you can of course contact us by phone or e-mail. We will be happy to help you with any questions or problems you may have. In addition, each software comes with a detailed manual (PDF file).

Practical: Automatic data backup

Automatic backup of PLC data has never been so easy. On just one page, you can set time, frequency and other important settings:

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By the way: Even if another user is logged in or the program is not open, the backup can be performed automatically. Simply check the function.

We make it easy for you

  • Delivery including comprehensive operating instructions with technical background, examples and tips

  • Precise and unambiguous assistance in the program

  • Telephone and e-mail hotline

Scan data blocks from PLC

Scan the data blocks comfortably or add them manually. You can also define the start and stop byte. Adding a comment helps you to keep the overview. For example, you will know at a later time what this file is about and whether it should be backed up.

It’s that easy:

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Backup and restore Function Blocks (FB, FC, OB)

Especially for the older S7 series 300 and 400 we have the new Pro version. You can use it to save function blocks, organization blocks, function blocks and Merkers. As easy and fast as you are used to with the normal PLCDataBackup software. Check our PLCDataBackupPro.

Note: For technical reasons, it is not possible to back up function blocks with S7-1200 and S7-1500 controllers.

The PLCDataBackupPro can

  • All features from the standard version

  • Save PLC program (FB, FC)

  • Save PLC configuration (OB)

  • Merkers supported

  • S7-300/400 only


Example applications

The possible applications are manifold: Whenever data is stored in data blocks of a Siemens PLC, our program can be used. You can have setting values automatically saved at regular intervals and, if necessary, simply restored at the touch of a button. Best of all, you don’t have to adapt your PLC program.

Backup of important parameters and settings

The press of an automotive supplier produces complex shapes. It has to be parameterized manually on a regular basis. It can happen that incorrect data is entered accidentally. With PLCDataBackup, the previous setting values can be restored.

More effective production and cost savings thanks to DataBackup

In a production plant, a very expensive cutting tool is used on a system. The degree of wear of the knife is stored in the PLC. If, however, the PLC becomes defective over time or the data in the S7 is overwritten due to an error, a major problem would arise. The cutting tool would have to be replaced with the change to a new PLC. The PLCDataBackup software provides a remedy. A programmer can transfer the original program to the new PLC and the PLCDataBackup can then quickly and effectively refill the PLC with the current data. The cutting tool can be used effectively despite the defect.


Backup von SPS Daten

Backup and restore PLC data quickly, easily and conveniently.

Starts from 349 EUR.


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