Backupery for Slack is an app to back up Slack data and convert the backups to various formats.

Key Features

  • Exports public & private channels (messages and files)
  • Exports uploaded files (all types of files, e.g. PDFs, documents, images, screenshots, audio, and video, etc.)
  • Exports direct messages & group direct messages
  • Converts the exports to HTML so they could be viewed using any web browser
  • Selective export (you can select specific channels, DMs, and files to export)
  • Designed for large, Enterprise-Scale workspaces
  • Supports Org-wide installations for Slack Enterprise Grid
  • The exported data in the JSON format is compatible with the Slack import tools so the data may be imported back to Slack
  • Export scheduler
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User Interface

Export Wizard helps to configure export tasks ⇩

Detailed hierarchical logging ⇩
Selective channel export ⇩
Backup scheduler ⇩

Frequently Asked Questions

The application supports the following 64-bit versions of Windows:

  • Windows 11 / Windows Server 2022
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows 10 / Windows Server 2016
  • Windows 8.1 / Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2

If the application has enough permissions it will export the following items:

  • Users (including deactivated users and guests)
  • Public channels & messages in them (including archived channels)
  • Private channels & messages in them (including archived channels)
  • Uploaded files (all types of files, e.g. PDFs, documents, images, screenshots, audio, and video, etc.)
  • Direct messages (including messages to yourself)
  • Group direct messages
  • Threaded messages
  • Messages of deactivated users
  • Messages of guest users
  • Pinned items

Read more about Backupery for Slack export structure.

Yes, it is possible. Besides the Slack-standard export format, the exported data is also converted to HTML so it could be easily viewed by any web browser.

Yes, it is possible. Backupery for Slack also exports the data in a Slack-standardized format (zip archive which contains JSON files), so the exported data could be imported back to Slack if necessary. Read file import notice.

Security is very important for us because we understand we are working with sensitive information. That is why the applications work locally, without storing or processing your data by any third-party web service. The applications use an industry-standard way to get access to Slack (OAuth 2.0), so you do not need to share your Slack username and password with the Backupery applications. All the communications with Slack services are made by a secure HTTPS protocol. Also, we are utilizing the best practices to build our applications: we use well-known development software and trusted third-party components. All our software signed with a digital signature to confirm the identity.

You can backup multiple Slack workspaces one by one. Read more about that here.

At the moment of writing, we are not aware of any notifications being sent to admins, owners, or any other members about unauthorized installation attempts.

Yes, it will work, but please keep in mind that if you are on the Free plan on Slack, the message history is limited to 10.000 the most recent messages and only the last 5 GB of files will be visible (it’s a Slack limitation, not ours). It's possible to unlock this limitation by buying a Slack paid plan for a month, for example.

Yes, it is possible. You can use the application for the E-Discovery process. 

Use the Standard license if you need to export the channels and direct messages that are related to a whole Slack workspace, not to a specific user.

Use the Pro license if you need to preserve an individual user account and get the messages of one user.

Yes, it is possible. You can use the application to comply with different internal and external compliance procedures.

Yes, the application saves free storage space by deleting obsolete backup snapshots.

Yes, the application allows you to set periods for automatic backups to meet any schedule.

Yes, it supports Org-wide installation on Slack Enterprise Grid.

  • The Standard license allows the app to export the data (public & private channels, direct messages, files, etc.) related to the installing user (the user who installs the app). For example, if the user takes part in a conversation, then the whole conversation is exported (including messages and uploaded files of all members). If the user is not in a conversation, the conversation is not exported.
  • The Pro license additionally allows the app to export conversations where the installing user does not participate. To export a channel or DM where the installing user does not take part in, it is necessary to make some additional setup: https://www.backupery.com/backup-slack-data#SelectDataToExport. In other words, use the Pro license if you need to export the channels and direct messages that are related to a whole Slack workspace, not to a specific user. Usually, the Pro license allows you to export more data than the Standard license (as it can access more data than the installing user can access).

Sure, we provide customization services for building a wide range of custom features and integrations. Just drop us a line if you are interested and we’ll provide more information on this.

What Our Users Say

  • Awesome tool. I am using Backupery for Slack to migrate data from one workspace to another as we separate teams. I ran a backup from our current work space and import to the new workspace all goes well.Shawn M, Aug 11, 2022
  • Thank you! I tried the app and it’s great. We’re ready to move our tiny Slack environment to a web-based system using your tool.Noam S, Apr 21, 2022
  • That did it! Guys your support was great. Thanks so much for the help. – Owen C, Dec 18, 2021
  • What’s nice about it is you can export it in a whole bunch of different ways, and their tech support team is awesome.Metthew L. S., Oct 22, 2019

Questions?

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