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A time machine for documents

Nothing has to be lost any more as a new software “Iternum TrackMyFiles” automatically follows the changes in important documents.

“Many users copy their documents with a date in the file name, in order to build up a history or because they have previously lost changes whilst doing revisions,” Conrad Hesse, the Manager of Productivity Utilities at Iternum explains.

“This is now no longer necessary! Iternum TrackMyFiles is a time machine for documents. When a document is saved, Iternum TrackMyFiles will compare the new document with the last saved version.

All changes will be chronologically saved, making it possible to return to an earlier stage of the revision process at any time.

Iternum TrackMyFiles functions completely automatically. The user simply has to enter the location in which his or her most important documents are saved.

A graphic browser is used to return to an older version of a document. All the changes to the document can be traced using the available time-line. It is also possible to tag important versions with comments in order to find them more quickly. Efficient algorithms optimise the use of memory.

Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.