CloudPull

Licence: Freeware
Version 2.5.3 | Release Date: 2013-11-20 | Download
  • Addressed an issue where a calendar could not be backed up if Google was unable to return the list of modifications since its last successful backup. CloudPull now handles this condition by retrieving a fresh list of all events for that calendar.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause CloudPull to attempt to download Google Drive files from stale URLs.
  • Added error handling improvements when downloading Gmail messages.
  • Increased the amount of time allowed for a Gmail message to be downloaded.
  • Fixed a bug that could incorrectly cause mail messages to be listed as unlabeled messages.
  • Fixed a bug that would sometimes cause the “Restoring…” window to not close after restoring via drag-and-drop.
  • Fixed an error condition that could occur when renewing an OAuth token after a backup of Google Drive, Calendar, or Contacts had been running for more than an hour.
  • CloudPull will now find the inbox mail folder even if it is not named “INBOX”.
  • Improved the error message shown if a newly authorized Google account does not have the expected email address.
  • Added validation that all previously backed up files are still present in the backup repository at the start of each backup cycle.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause an inability to drag and drop multiple items from the main window if two of the items are Google Drive folders with long and similar names.
  • Built against the Mavericks SDK with Xcode 5.
Version 2.5.2 | Release Date: 2013-10-23 | Download
  • Fixed a bug that, in certain cases, resulted in events being excluded from calendar backup files.
  • Added the ability to back up responses from legacy forms on Google Drive. Responses from newer forms are only backed up if those responses are stored in a Google Drive spreadsheet.
  • Made the username field in the login web view editable.
  • Fixed a cosmetic bug with a progress indicator when running under Mavericks.
  • Improved the performance of updating the list of mail labels that should be backed up for an account.
Version 2.5.1 | Release Date: 2013-09-22 | Download
  • This update addresses bugs in the login web view that made it incompatible with certain Google accounts.
  • This update adds threading improvements to the email message retrieval system.
  • This update adds retry logic to handle network errors when updating the list of Google Mail messages in an account.
  • This update addresses a mail folder path encoding bug that rendered the app unable to find the “All Mail” folder via IMAP for some customers.
  • This update addresses bugs in the Preferences window that would be seen if CloudPull was not set up with any Google accounts and the customer had not purchased the app's premium features.
  • This update addresses two crashes: one that would occur under certain circumstances when updating Google Calendar events, and one that would occur when two accounts had the same email address.
Version 2.5 | Release Date: 2013-09-03 | Download
  • The CloudPull main window now has an Export button, allowing you to export all of your current backup files for an account to a folder on your Mac.
  • This update adds improvements that result in much faster backups.
  • CloudPull now uses web-based login (OAuth) to log in to your Google accounts.
  • Google Drawings are now backed up as SVG files instead of PNG files.
Version 2.4.2 | Release Date: 2013-06-12 | Download
  • CloudPull no longer backs up Google Reader.
Version 2.4.1 | Release Date: 2013-04-24 | Download
  • Updated to handle a change in the way Google expects URLs to be generated when exporting documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. This addresses an issue where backing up presentations stopped working.
  • Addressed several minor bugs in the in-app store that allows customers to pay for the app or its premium features.
Version 2.4 | Release Date: 2013-04-13 | Download
  • CloudPull now backs up Google Reader tagged articles.
  • CloudPull now provides a way to export bookmarks for all saved Google Reader articles (starred, shared, liked, and tagged) into one big HTML Bookmarks file. This file is suitable for importing into Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Pinboard.
  • Performing a Quick Look preview of a saved Google Reader article now shows you the text that was in the RSS feed for that article.
  • Performing a Quick Look preview of a subscription now shows you the originating web site.
  • The sources of saved articles are now displayed in the main window and included in generated HTML Bookmarks files.
Version 2.3.1 | Release Date: 2013-03-25 | Download
  • Improved memory usage when backing up mail.
  • Fixed a bug where clicking a help link in the status menu could cause a crash.
  • Fixed a bug where switching between left navigation items in the main window would occasionally cause a crash.
  • Fixed a minor bug in the output format of HTML Bookmarks files.
  • Added credit in the About box to the artist and source of the “Upgrade” icon in the Preferences window.
Version 2.3 | Release Date: 2013-03-20 | Download

CloudPull 2.3 focuses on preserving and exporting Google Reader data:

  • Backs up Shared and Liked Google Reader articles.
  • Exports Google Reader article lists into HTML Bookmarks files.
Version 2.2 | Release Date: 2013-03-02 | Download
  • Better snapshot management
  • MAS editions sandboxed
  • Now free to back up a single account. Can upgrade to back up multiple accounts and get other premium features for $9.99 (USD).
  • Requires OS X 10.7.5+, 10.8+
Version 2.1.9 | Release Date: 2013-02-01 | Download
  • Updated to account for a change in the way Google Calendar data is served via CalDAV.
Version 2.1.8 | Release Date: 2013-01-05 | Download
  • Adds the ability to purchase the app from inside the app itself.
Version 2.1.7 | Release Date: 2012-11-24 | Download
  • Fixed a crashing bug introduced in version 2.1.6. Sorry about that.
Version 2.1.6 | Release Date: 2012-11-23 | Download
  • Updated to reflect that Google now exports documents in “.docx” format, and spreadsheets in “.xlsx” format.
  • Automatically update the folder type of each mail folder when updating the list of mail folders. This helps ensure that CloudPull can reliably identify special folders such as the “All Mail” folder.
Version 2.1.5 | Release Date: 2012-10-18 | Download
  • Stopped attempting to back up Google-published sports team calendars
  • Fixed the “Exclude item from status determination…” menu item
  • Retina-optimized the snapshot icon
Version 2.1.4 | Release Date: 2012-09-01 | Download
  • Fixed a bug in the Account preferences view, where the “Select labels…” button would incorrectly become disabled in some circumstances.
Version 2.1.3 | Release Date: 2012-08-19 | Download
  • Retina display support.
  • Implemented exponential backoff for operations involving the retrieval of lists of messages from Gmail.
  • Moved a time-consuming operation to a background thread.
Version 2.1.2 | Release Date: 2012-07-08 | Download
  • Gatekeeper support.
Version 2.1.1 | Release Date: 2012-06-25 | Download
  • Fixed a critical bug involving the decoding of email messages.
Version 2.1 | Release Date: 2012-06-08 | Download
  • Much faster downloading of Gmail messages
  • The ability to throttle back the speed at which messages are downloaded, in order to avoid exceeding Google's IMAP usage limitations
  • A new Activity window showing progress during backup cycles
  • Improvements to the account preferences user interface
  • Text updates to reflect the name of Google Docs changing to Google Drive
  • Added resilience to intermittent connectivity problems and to errors returned by Google
  • Pagination of lists of over 1,000 backed up items
Version 2.0.3 | Release Date: 2012-04-20 | Download
  • Throttle back the speed at which Google Contacts are backed up, in order to work within new Google Contacts API rules.
Version 2.0.2 | Release Date: 2012-03-11 | Download
  • CloudPull now retrieves messages from Gmail much more quickly.
Version 2.0 | Release Date: 2012-02-29 | Download
This free upgrade adds two major features:
  • Gmail Backup
  • Point-in-time Snapshots

CloudPull 2.0 requires Lion (Mac OS 10.7).

Version 1.5.6 | Release Date: 2012-01-30 | Download
  • Handle HTTP redirects issued by the Google Calendar API when retrieving the calendar list.
Version 1.5.5 | Release Date: 2012-01-14 | Download
  • Ignore calendar entries with no VEVENT or VFREEBUSY items.
  • Fixed a parsing bug involving Google Reader subscriptions to sites with no RSS feed.
Version 1.5.4 | Release Date: 2011-11-15 | Download
  • CloudPull has been updated to reflect the removal of Shared Articles and Liked Articles from Google Reader. A new setting within Advanced Preferences allows you to see the Shared Articles and Liked Articles most recently backed up by older versions of CloudPull.
  • CloudPull no longer uses Growl to post background notifications.
  • CloudPull now writes far fewer messages to the system log.
  • Several bugs, including one crasher, have been fixed.
Version 1.5.3 | Release Date: 2011-08-25 | Download
  • Fixed HTTP-level bug causing occasional failure to retrieve calendar list.
  • Added ability to locate backups directory if it is moved.
Version 1.5.2 | Release Date: 2011-08-19 | Download
  • Added detection of when the Mac is offline to the backup scheduler. CloudPull now avoids performing automatic backups while offline.
  • Addressed an issue that prevented CloudPull from successfully backing up gzip-compressed files from Google Docs.
  • Addressed a crasher in the crash reporter.
Version 1.5.1 | Release Date: 2011-08-07 | Download
  • Improvements to the formatting of postal addresses in Contact backups.
  • Improvements to the crash reporter.
  • Stability improvements.
Version 1.5 | Release Date: 2011-07-11 | Download
  • Support for Lion (Mac OS 10.7).
  • Quick Look improvements (Lion only).
  • Performance improvements in the backup engine.
  • Better handling of configuration changes while backup is in progress.
Version 1.4.2 | Release Date: 2011-06-05 | Download
  • CloudPull now parses the list of Google Reader articles much more efficiently. In addition, CloudPull now uses a smaller portion of available CPU time when processing long lists of items from Google.
  • The Standard Edition of CloudPull now detects when the Mac App Store Edition has run within a user account, and will operate as a fully-registered app if it has.
  • When adding a login item for CloudPull, CloudPull will now delete login items for other copies of CloudPull.
  • CloudPull will no longer display duplicate entries for certain Google Reader articles.
  • CloudPull now uses a more aggressive URL-encoding algorithm for passwords, addressing compatibility problems with passwords containing certain characters.
Version 1.4.1 | Release Date: 2011-05-20 | Download
  • Added Backup Exclusion Rules under Advanced Preferences. You can use Backup Exclusion Rules to stop CloudPull from backing up items that meet specific criteria.
  • Better handling of shared calendar events where the only information available is that the calendar owner is "busy".
Version 1.4 | Release Date: 2011-05-16 | Download
  • Ability to back up Google Reader.
  • Ability to store backup files in an alternate location.
Version 1.3.3 | Release Date: 2011-04-26 | Download

Fixed an issue that prevented the app from successfully creating VCard files for certain contacts.

Version 1.3.2 | Release Date: 2011-04-15 | Download

New in CloudPull 1.3:

  • In addition to backing up Google Docs and Google Calendar, CloudPull 1.3 backs up Google Contacts.
  • CloudPull 1.3 adds the option to run as a background app.

New in CloudPull 1.3.1:

  • Fixed bugs related to determining the last modified date of an item, and when a new revision of an item exists.

New in CloudPull 1.3.2:

  • Fixed rare crash in HTTP networking code.
Version 1.3.1 | Release Date: 2011-04-08 | Download

New in CloudPull 1.3:

  • In addition to backing up Google Docs and Google Calendar, CloudPull 1.3 backs up Google Contacts.
  • CloudPull 1.3 adds the option to run as a background app.

New in CloudPull 1.3.1:

  • Fixed bug where the last modified dates shown were sometimes incorrect.
  • Fixed bug where CloudPull would sometimes incorrectly determine that a document had changed.
Version 1.3 | Release Date: 2011-04-05 | Download
  • In addition to backing up Google Docs and Google Calendar, CloudPull 1.3 backs up Google Contacts.
  • CloudPull 1.3 adds the option to run as a background app.
Version 1.2 | Release Date: 2011-03-18 | Download
  • The user interface has been updated to reflect user interface changes in Google Docs.
  • A new setting allows customers to specify how frequently CloudPull performs backups.
  • A new setting allows customers to specify the length of time for which CloudPull retains backups of deleted items and old revisions.