What's New in version 2.15.600:

  • Maintenance release

What's New in version 2.14.544:

  • Several optimization and fixes for Windows 10, version 1909

What's New in version 2.14.537:

  • Revised loading of individual categories (function added in v2.13.515)
  • Optimized restore process in some case scenarios
  • Fixed bug in saving to settings file cloneapp.ini
  • Opened GitHub repository for CloneApp @
  • Minor UI Improvements

What's New in version 2.13.513:

  • Added support for Windows 10, Version 1909
  • Added function for creating individual categories and filtering apps
  • Added function to search for apps with autocomplete feature
  • Opened GitHub repository for CloneApp @
  • Minor Bug fixes
  • Minor UI Improvements

What's New in version 2.12.462:

  • Added support for Windows 10, Version 1903
  • Optimized scrollbar behavior in Status- log window
  • Fixed bug in 'Save as new Plug-in' function (when performed all other plug-in states were reseted)
  • Removed support for Avast and CCleaner (Off-topic: The ONLY Disk Cleanup utilities I recommend is onboard Windows Disk Clean-up aka cleanmgr.exe/Storage Sense in Windows 10, BleachBit and my own Improved version of cleanmgr.exe, called Cleanmgr+)

What's New in version 2.11.444:

  • Optimized Backup and Restore function (15&'37; faster processing)
  • Optimized Preview function (60&'37; faster processing)
  • Several minor internal bug fixes

What's New in version 2.10.421:

  • Added support for Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18309
  • Added support for Windows Store/Modern UI Apps (download the standalone app CloneApp UA here
  • Several internal code optimizations
  • Several UI optimizations
  • Added support for VeraCrypt, Web Browser Passwords (using third party tool NirSoft WebBrowserPassView), Wireless Network Keys (using third party tool NirSoft Wireless key View), Windows Network Credentials (using third party tool NirSoft NetPass), Windows Taskbar
  • Several minor bug fixes

What's New in version 2.09.399:

  • Optimized support for Windows 10 version 1809
  • CloneApp gets a new Projects website - (redirect and referrer data in code has been revised)
  • Optimized support for external Plug-ins 'Installed Software' and 'Product keys' (Installed Software is detected by Nirsoft UninstallView which has replaced the old Nirsoft MyUninstaller). Both Plug-ins exports its Data to a Text and now also to a HTML file (Horizontal)
  • You can use the new Add-on S for CloneApp ( to download external/Third-Party Apps and tools, e.g. Nirsoft ProducKey to extend the backup capabilities of CloneApp
  • Optimized support for Windows MediaPlayer

What's New in version 2.07.317:

  • Added new feature to Reset application settings, files and data specific to the application to factory defaults.
  • If enabled (right-click on Apps window > Reset), a new context menu will appear which allows you to Delete (right-click again on Apps window > Delete) application configurations (ONLY for selected App).
  • Added new feature to create a new and predefined Plug-in file (Hamburger/main menu > New > Plug-in)
  • Added new commands DeleteFile, DeleteFolder, DeleteRegKey (for more Information about these commands, please look into the documentation)
  • Optimized Plug-ins state saving routine. The function saves and closes the application faster. Plug-ins values are now also saved to the cloneapp.ini (the plug-ins.ini does not exists anymore)
  • Fixed bug in Editing Plug-ins and the function 'Save as new Plug-in' (added auto. refresh and import to Plug-ins/Apps list)
  • Fixed bug in Theme customization
  • Optimized UI of Left Navmenu, Hamburger menu and Info window
  • Minor UI Improvements
  • Minor internal Code Improvements

What's New in version 2.06.277:

  • Fixed bug in Localization import
  • Fixed bug in Theme customization
  • Redesigned Hamburger menu
  • Optimized Refresh function in Apps > Right-click context menu
  • Optimized support for Microsoft Edge
  • Removed Yahoo Messenger support
  • Updated German and Italian Localization file
  • Added Dutch Localization file
  • Minor Stability Improvements
  • Minor UI Improvements

What's New in version 2.05.266:

  • Fixed Bug in BackupFile64 command (in Preview Mode directories were also showed)
  • Added 'Refresh' options to Apps list to reload Installed Plug-ins
  • Optimized UI layout of Hamburger menu
  • Optimized UI and extended Customizations options (Settings > Edit Interface)

What's New in version 2.04.225:

  • Fixed critical bug in Apps Restore function

What's New in version 2.04.222:

  • Optimized Theme Import function (Realtime Import, there is no need to restart CloneApp!)
  • Fixed critical bug in Theme Import function, which could lead to a App Crash on Windows 7 (x86 und x64) Systems
  • Added Wildcard support for BackupFolder Command (Folder*, e.g. BackupFolder=Version2018.*|Version2018)
  • Added function to Settings menu to customize and override CloneApp UI and advanced options (Theme files for CloneApp can be found here - -)
  • Fixed critical Bug in Update check function (Newer Updates > Version 2.03.200 will not be showed as available on some Systems)
  • Changed Localizations items (Removed: mnuEditTheme | Added: lblAdvanced; lblOptionsOverride; lblOptionsOverrideClose)
  • Several minor UI improvements
  • Several minor Bug fixes

What's New in version 2.03.203:

  • Several minor Bug fixes

What's New in version 2.02.177:

  • Added confirmation dialog whether a Backup should be performed
  • Fixed critical Bug in Import of custom Themes (in some cases a disabled Hamburger menu could lead to a crash of CloneApp)
  • Optimized Theme customizations function (the 'Options' section in theme.ini overrides CloneApp options, also if the theme Status is disabled)
  • Redesigned Info window
  • Added support for Free Download Manager 5
  • Optimized support for Windows Local Group Policy
  • Optimized Update check function
  • Optimized UI of left Navigation panel incl. Hamburger menu
  • Several minor spelling improvements
  • Several UI Improvements
  • Minor bug fixes

What's New in version 2.01.155:

  • Fixed critical Bug in saving Configuration settings function
  • Fixed Bug in Importing custom Theme files

What's New in version 2.01.151:

  • Redesigned Context-menu of Hamburger menu
  • Optimized UI of Hamburger menu
  • Optimized UI of Navigation panel
  • Optimized UI of Statusbar
  • Optimized Plug-in Detection function
  • Added support for SyncBackFree
  • Optimized support for IrfanView x64-bit
  • Optimized support for several other Plug-ins
  • Updated Documentation
  • Optimized Theme customization
  • Several minor UI Improvements
  • Several minor spelling improvements
  • Minor Bug fixes

What's New in version 2.00.134:

  • Optimized Program Icon
  • Optimized Rules for running external Apps/Plug-ins. The command 'ExternalPlug' has been changed to 'PlugEx'.
  • Optimized UI of Hamburger menu and left Navigation panel
  • Optimized Restoration function (searches for a recent backup) and added confirmation dialog whether a Restoration should be started.
  • Optimized Theme customization
  • Added new External Plug-in 'Installed Software' (Nirsoft Utility MyUinstaller)
  • Optimized External Plug-in 'Product keys'
  • Optimized support for Maxthon Cloud Browser
  • Optimized UI of About window
  • Updated Documentation to v2.xx
  • Several minor Bug fixes
  • Several minor UI Improvements

What's New in version 2.00.122:

  • Fixed a critical bug in the Plug-in version information module (Version informations were not displayed)
  • Optimized Plug-in Import function (If the My Apps folder is enabled, Plug-ins will be automatically imported by default to this directory)
  • Optimized UI of left Navigation panel (cleaner fonts/size)
  • Fixed critical bug in the plug-in rules RunCommand and ExternalPlug (In some cases the commands were not executed)
  • Fixed critical bug in Import of theme files (if none theme file was selected, CloneApp has crashed)
  • Added real time refreshing of Plug-in informations after updates with the internal Plug-in editor
  • Several UI/Resize Improvements in the Plug-in information module
  • Fixed bug in theme customizations (RGB values for hamburger menu were not correctly set)
  • Updated support for JDownloader 2.0, Smart Defrag 5, Everything, WinMerge
  • Added donation link to the hamburger/main menu
  • Several minor bug fixes

What's New in version 2.00.100:

  • Complete new ui resign (minimalistic, structured and clean. Works without any graphics and fits to the Windows 10 modern ui)
  • Lean and faster code (40 percent faster initialization compared to the first edition of CloneApp, less memory usage)
  • Slimmed .EXE up to 30 percent (Without .ico file CloneApp weighs 450kb. Some not so poluar features like the Custom apps section where removed for now)
  • New Desktop icon file (clear up to 256x256 px)
  • Several plug-ins have been optimized and cleaned up (these are still downwardly compatible to the first edition of CloneApp)
  • Added theme customizations (based on theme.ini in Data folder of CloneApp)
  • Optimized Windows 10 support (better code and suitable ui)
  • Optimized interal Plug-in editor
  • Optimized Preview/Detection mode
  • Optimized Restoration function
  • Added optiomized German localization file (In addition to the English language file, this is also officially supported.)
  • Several minor code optimizations
  • Several runtime improvements
  • Several minor spelling optimizations
  • Several minor bug fixes

What's New in version 2.00.047 Beta:

  • Clean and minimalistic ui
  • Modern and structured design
  • Slim and faster code
  • 30 percent faster Intialization
  • EXE weighs 50 percent less
  • Brings best windows 10 support

What's New in version 1.16.737:

  • Optimized Update check function
  • Optimized Contribution function
  • Optimized Statusbar (Moved Contribution button from left Navigation panel to Statusbar)
  • Added support for GOM Player, MusicBee, mIRC, Sublime Text
  • Updated support for UltraVNC
  • Minor Bug fixes
  • Minor UI Improvements

What's New in version 1.15.715:

  • Optimized UI Control appearance (default day and night theme)
  • Optimized Initialization of Plug-ins
  • Optimized behaviour of Plug-in Author and AuthorURL field
  • Changed Button caption of Plug-in 'Edit' > 'Update'
  • Added support for VirtualBox
  • Optimized support for CDBurnerXP, Media Player Classic - BE
  • Minor Bug fixes

What's New in version 1.14.700:

  • Several internal code Optimizations
  • Added support for Bandizp, PeaZip, Vivaldi
  • Updated support for WinRAR

What's New in version 1.14.684:

  • Enhanced Command-line options (Added Custom Backup/Restore arguments)
  • Optimized Plug-in Import function
  • Removed 'BackupFileFolder' command (unnecessary, because of presence of 'BackupFile' and 'BackupFolder' command)
  • Added support for AudioSwitcher, Beyond Compare, DesktopOK, Kodi, Ketarin, MP3tag, Mumble
  • Updated support for AIMP, iTunes
  • Updated Documentation
  • Minor UI Improvements

What's New in version 1.12.663:

  • Added One-time Backup feature to manually backup single App configurations (Right-click Apps window > Backup)
  • Added One-time Restore feature to manually restore single App configurations (Right-click Apps window > Restore)
  • Re-sorted Context-menu of Apps window
  • Optimized Dark Theme
  • Added support for Any Video Converter, CDex, Cheat Engine, PDF24 Creator, PowerArchiver, Winyl
  • Optimized Donation form
  • Minor UI Improvements
  • Minor Bug fixes

What's New in version 1.12.642

  • Added feature to Send Plug-in files via Outlook
  • Enhanced Context-menus in Apps window
  • Enhanced Context-menus in Status Log window (Added Copy command, Optimized Log Export)
  • Minor Versioning improvements

What's New in version 1.12.633

  • Enhanced Contextmenu of Apps window (Added Share and Copy to Clipboard feature)
  • Enabled UI highlighting of active Button/tab
  • Added support for Everything

What's New in version 1.12.622:

  • Added new feature-rich Context-Menu to Apps tab and Status window
  • Revised Controls order (removed 'Save' and 'Clone again' buttons etc. Instead please use the Right-Click menu)
  • Removed Keyboard shortcuts (instead please use the Right-Click menus of the controls itself)
  • Optimized Backup Plug-ins function (Right-Click menu > Apps tab)
  • Refreshed UI Header and Button Colors
  • Moved Localization import from 'Get started' tab to 'Options' tab
  • Updated Documentation
  • Minor UI Improvements

What's new in version 1.11.600:

  • Optimized Windows 10 support
  • Optimized Internal Plug-in Editor for discarding changes use 'ESC' button. Added 'Save as new Plug-in' feature)
  • Optimized some Controls for better MUI support
  • Added support for DisplayFusion
  • Optimized donation form
  • Updated Documentation
  • Minor UI Improvements

What's New in version 1.11.582:

  • Added internal Plug-in Editor (which is enabled by default as long as $AppEditor$ is used in Options > Editor Path)
  • Optimized some Controls for Localization purposes
  • Fixed critical Bug in Custom > Registry Key section > opening of regedt32.exe
  • Fixed UI Bug in 7z Compression control
  • Added support for SmartFTP
  • Optimized Update function
  • Minor UI Improvements

What's new in version 1.10.561:

  • Optimized Localization support

What's New in version 1.10.550:

  • Added support for Multlingual User Interface (UI controls ONLY can be patched and translated)
  • Added support for German localization
  • Performed several internal code Optimizations
  • Optimized several UI Controls and forms
  • Added support for MPC-BE, O&O Defrag
  • Optimized support for WinSCP
  • Fixed minor Bug in Custom Execution of Commands
  • Fixed minor minor Bug in Execution of Command 'ExternalPlug'

What's New in version 1.08.508:

  • Optimized Restore function (Added function to select 'Restoration file' if it isn't automatically detected)
  • Added function to indicate wheter logged user has administrator privileges to do a more complete backup (hint will be shown in Status-, Log window)
  • Added support for LibreOffice
  • Optimized support for iTunes, Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, 2016 (Added support for Custom dictionary, and AutoCorrect Entries, ACL), Resource Hacker
  • Minor Improvements in Custom Backup of Files
  • Minor Logging Improvements
  • Updated Documentation
  • Updated file information of CloneApp.exe
  • Minor UI Improvements

What's New in version 1.05.371:

  • Optimized Backup Routines (Apps are ONLY backed up if their Configuration files, folders or Registry keys exists, otherwise none Backup folders are created)
  • Optimized Detecion Mode (Added new Detect Command, which is preferred if enabled)
  • Optimized Preview/What is being backed up Mode when working with Custom Backup/Output folders.
  • Added Initial support for Microsoft Office 2016
  • Fixed critical Bug in KeyCode Events which has also worked when not simultaneously pressed with CTRL
  • Optimized Apps Detection Mode when working with Custom Backup/Output folders.
  • Added support for Audacity, 7 Sticky Notes, FreeCommander, FastStone Image Viewer, QuiteRSS, Internet Explorer Cookies
  • Optimized support for PotPlayer
  • Optimized Detection of Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, 2016, Windows Firewall
  • Enhanced Logging Output
  • Minor UI Improvements
  • Updated Documentation

What's New in version 1.05.355:

  • Added support for BackupFile64 and BackupFolder64 Command Variant, when working with x64-bit Environment Variables
  • Added Shortuct to clear Status window (ONLY with focus on Status window)
  • Added Shortuct to Backup selected Apps/Plug-ins (ONLY with focus on Apps/Plug-ins list)
  • Added support for SlimDrivers, Junkware Removal Tool, Wireshark, Start Menu 8, PhotoScape, Resource Hacker, Smart Defrag
  • Optimized support for Defraggler
  • Fixed critical UI Bug in Restoration process.
  • Optimized creation of folders in Restoration process
  • Updated Documentation
  • Minor Bug fixes

What's New in version 1.04.345:

  • Added Shortuct to Select and to Deselect all Apps/Plug-ins
  • Added support for Defraggler, Shareaza, CloneApp, Xleaner, PotPlayer, Alcohol 120 percent, SlimCleaner, AdwCleaner, Citrix ICA Client, Advanced SystemCare
  • Optimized support for CCleaner, Internet Explorer, Windows Mail
  • Polished UI Controls Size and Positions

What's New in version 1.04.340:

  • Fixed critical Bug when exporting Installed Applications to Textfile (CloneApp crashes if none destination path has been selected)
  • Enhanced 'External Plug-in' function (more variable usage while every Nirsoft Utility and also every other Software which provides command-line options can be interconnected > look into the Documentation for more Informations)
  • Added support for Microsoft Office Outlook AutoComplete (Export functionality ONLY in combination with External Software NK2Edit from NirSoft)
  • Optimized several Plug-ins
  • Updated Documentation

What's New in version 1.04.334:

  • Added support for NirSoft ProduKey to backup Applications and Windows Product Keys. (This 'external' Plug-in can be downloaded in the Options tab)
  • Fixed critical bug in saving Log operations in Log window and Exporting with Shorcut key 'E' (Editor path has been reseted to saving log filename)
  • Fixed critical bug in exporting Installed Apps to Text file (Editor path has been reseted to export Installed Apps filename)
  • Added support for Free YouTube to MP3 Converter, SpyBot - Search & Destroy, Stellarium, Github Atom, Samsung Kies
  • Minor Logging enhancements
  • Minor UI Improvements

What's New in version 1.03.317:

  • Revised function for Detecting Installed Applications completely (Detects all Installed Applications on Basis of the deposited configuration files in the Plug-in files)
  • Enhanced logging operations
  • Added support for PrivaZer, Wise Disk Cleaner

What's New in version 1.03.313:

  • Revised BackupRegKey command. Eliminates redundancies and more variable usage. (Look into the Documentation for more Information)
  • Added TaskKill Command (for more Information about this Plug-in feature look into the Online Documentation)
  • Added support for Adobe Flash Player, Maxthon, Nitro Reader, HijackThis, KMPayer, Inno Setup, Download Master, IsoBuster, IZArc, QuickTime, UltraISO
  • Optimized support for Cobian Backup, Notepad++, FileZilla, Microsoft Office Outlook 2013
  • Updated Documetation

What's New in version 1.03.303:

  • Fixed critical bug in 2 Plug-in files
  • Fixed cosmetic bug in new Preview/What is being backed up? function

What's New in version 1.03.300:

  • Revised 'What is being backed up?' function. It works as a Preview fuction Now! Configuration files of selected Applications/Plug-ins are checked for existence.
  • Revised BackupFolder command. Eliminates redundancies and more variable usage. (Look into the Documentation for more Information)
  • Revised BackupFile Command
  • Revised logging completely. Slimmed and eliminated redundancies in log actions.
  • Added support for Adguard, MyPhoneExplorer
  • Optimized support for Windows Themes
  • Minor UI enhancements (Added Edit Button, next to 'What is being backed up?/Preview' Button)
  • Updated Online Documentation

What's New in version 1.02.266:

  • Added Restore function for Custom items (Files, Folders, Registry Keys, Commands) in Custom tab
  • Redesigned Custom tab
  • Enhanced Options tab (Added 'Open folder' link to Clone Path)
  • Enhanced Clone > Windows tab (Added 'Export Apps' to Text file function)
  • Added support for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, Cobian Backup, AbiWord, Ares, AnyDVD, BS.Player, CloneCD, BlueStacks, Windows Sidebar, Windows Mail, Microsoft Office 2010 Activation
  • Optimized support for foobar2000, Microsoft Office Outlook 2010/2013
  • Polished UI colors
  • Several internal Code optimizations

What's New in version 1.02.256:

  • Fixed critical Bug in in export/import of Registry Keys in x64-bit Environment
  • Fixed Bug in in executing of CMD command-line in x64-bit Environment

What's New in version 1.01.222:

  • Fixed critical Restoration bug which leads CloneApp in some cases into an Loop (No Data is being created in this case)
  • Redesigned Restoration function and Restoration support if even the Option 'Clone Apps in separate folder' is enabled
  • Added new option to choose the Confirmation Mode

What's New in version 1.01.211:

  • Fixed several Bugs in Restoration function related files/folders masked with Wildcards
  • Fixed some Bugs in FileExist function for Restoration purposes
  • Optimized Several UI Controls (i.e. Theme Mode)
  • Added Support for Adobe Photoshop CS5, Microsoft Internet Explorer Pop-up Blocker, Windows Command Prompt, Windows Explorer, Windows ODBC Connections
  • Extended Logging language and added filetype/wildcard check
  • Added Link to the Online Documentation >
  • Minor Bug fixes

What's New in version 1.01.201:

  • Added Restoration function
  • Numerous internal Code Optimizations
  • Several Minor UI Improvements

What's New in version 1.00.171:

  • Optimized Export of command-line parameters (Added new Variable 'AppBackupPath' to the RunCommand function which uses the default CloneApp Backup directory)
  • Fixed critical Bug in Export of RegKeys with Spaces
  • Optimized support for Windows Firewall
  • Several Stability Improvements (Fixed some crashes on x64-bit Systems)
  • Optimized Custom section (Better behaviour when adding Entries, Added function to Edit entries by Double-clicking on it)
  • Enhanced Backup Destination Path (Optional selection between 'Desktop, Userprofile,Default' directories)
  • Added support for Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote (2010 + 2013)
  • Minor UI Improvements

What's New in version 1.00.157:

  • Fixed critical Bug in detecting Installed x64-bit Apps (Function 'Select Installed' didnt work correcty)
  • Fixed Critical bug in 'Change Theme Mode' function (Switching between Themes doesnt work in some cases)
  • Added listing of the 'Command function' to Main UI (Included also to all Plug-ins currently available)
  • Added support for Vuze
  • Minor Default Theme Improvements

What's New in version 1.00.150:

  • Polished and Optimized UI (small refresh missed in the last Final release)
  • Added support for an new command-line function (i.e. File1=RunCommand|netsh advfirewall export 'BackupWindowsFirewallSettings.wfw')
  • Added support for Adobe Reader, Windows Firewall, Windows Network, UltraVNC
  • Optimized support for Mozilla Thunderbird, AIMP
  • Fixed several minor internal afterpains of the Final release

What's New in version 1.00.141:

  • Powered up Backup functions (Now fully Stable mode!)
  • Added new function to Import Plug-ins from Main tab
  • Added new Command 'BackupFileFolder'. This command brings multitasking support and can backup Files and Folders.
  • Optimized Button Events
  • Added support for OpenOffice, Google Drive, Windows OneDrive, Evernote, Classic Shell, Steam, Mozy, Google Earth, ImgBurn, Launchy, MediaMonkey, Pidgin, Foxit Reader, Internet Explorer
  • Optimized 'Get started' tab
  • Fixed two Bugs in Update function
  • Several Minor Bugfixes
  • Minor UI Improvements