Backblaze Release 2.3.1


Release Date: 7/30/13
Version: 2.3.1

Auto-Update: Yes, 12/13/13

2.3.0 was a very successful release, including many performance enhancements. We’ve refined a few more things with 2.3.1, and are auto-updating all users to this version.

Windows and Mac:

  • Decrease memory usage in certain corner cases
  • Improved support for double byte characters in computer name
  • Backblaze Downloader optimized for higher latency connections (download speed increased in some cases)

Backblaze now runs in 64-bit on more Windows systems.

Miscellaneous compatibility fixes for Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

Update Now:
If you wish to update today, get Backblaze version 2.3.1 here.


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