Applicable Models

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • SN-BA32
  • SN-BA64
  • SNBA16

About this download

Benefits and improvements

The latest version of the Real-time Backup Utility software is available for download. This utility is provided free of charge for owners of SN-BA16, SN-BA32, and SN-BA64 Backup SD Cards who have accidentally deleted the software that was included with the card.

Note: If you don already own this software, this download provides a special 30-day trial version for users who are interested in testing the features of the software.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista®
  • Windows Vista® 64-bit
  • Windows® 10
  • Windows® 10 64-bit
  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 7 64-bit
  • Windows® 8
  • Windows® 8 64-bit
  • Windows® 8.1
  • Windows® 8.1 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • Real-time_Backup_Utility.zip

File Version

  • 3.1.0

File Size

  • 202.84 MB

Release Date

  • 08-11-2014

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.
  • Sony is not liable for any loss, damage or corruption to any data caused during the trial period.
  • Backup function will be disabled after the 30-days trial period ends. Users can use the Restore function (to copy backed-up files back to the computer) even after the trial period.
  • Prior to installing the software, please read the Important Precautions for Real-time Backup Utility displayed in the Setting-up Menu.

Download & Install


System Requirements

  • Operating System (manufacturer installed):
    • Microsoft® Windows® 10
    • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1
    • Microsoft® Windows® 7 (SP1 or later)
    • Microsoft® Windows Vista® (SP2 or later)
  • CPU: Pentium 1 GHz or higher
  • Memory: 512 MB or more
  • Hard disk drive space:
    • 1 GB or more (For installation of software: 20MB or more)
      Note: Additional space is required if .NET Framework 4 or later is not installed on the computer.
    • 32 bit OS: 850 MB or more
    • 64 bit OS: 2 GB or more

Download and Installation Instructions

  1. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  2. Click the Download Now icon at the top or bottom of this page.
  3. Insert your SD card to a card slot in your computer, and open SD card drive in My Computer.
  4. At the Real-time Backup Utility software download page, click the Download button.
  5. In the File Download window click the Save button to download the Real-time_Backup_Utility.zip file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  6. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the Real-time_Backup_Utility.zip file and copy the Real-time Backup Utility folder to your SD card.
  7. Open the Real-time Backup Utility folder copied on the SD card, and then open the Startup_Menu.exe file.
  8. Please read the Important Precautions for Real-time Backup Utility displayed in the Startup menu.
  9. Click Install in the Startup menu, and follow the instructions to complete the installation.

The installation of the Real-time Backup Utility software is complete.