DIALux Backup-er Open Source


This small tool runs in the background and performs incremental backups of the file you currently have opened in DIALux. First shared on this thread on the DIALux forum.

DIALux is a lighting simulation software that I use at work.


  • Automatic backups
  • This program is written to run silently in the background.
  • Easy to use, set it and forget it.
  • Logging
  • System tray icon
  • Free to use and open source! You are free to use, modify and redistribute this program, but not to charge any money for it! If you do build upon it please link back here!
  • Written in Visual Basic 2010 Express


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Requires Microsoft .Net Framework 4. [Web install] [Standalone install]
There is no installation file, first install the framework, then extract the executable to a desired folder and run it.
You can add this program to start automatically every time you start your computer by creating a shortcut to it in your start menu startup folder.


Download version  0.3 (mirror)
Source code is included in the zip archive!
MD5: 93a58fbf6fb630b8574e986a24a1c1f2

Version History

Same as forum thread.

Known issues, comments

  • You need to manually save the file when you work with it in DIALux. Try to use CTRL+S often.

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