To download your snapshot, please sign in to Backblaze at:
Click on the “Download” button adjacent to the snapshot you want to download.
Unzip for Windows
If you are running Windows, please note that if your zip file contains non-english file names or is larger than 2GB in size, it may not be able to open using the built-in Windows zip utility. For best results we recommend using 7-zip, which can be found here: http://www.7-zip.org/. An alternative to 7-zip, WinRar can be found here: http://www.rarlab.com/.
Unzip for Mac
You do not need to install any third-party utility on the Mac. Just double-click the .zip file in the Finder to launch Apple’s built-in Archive Utility. If you are having difficulties using Archive Utility, we recommend using Betterzip, which can be found here: http://macitbetter.com/.
Unzip for Non-Mac OS X or Windows Operating Systems
For operating systems other than Mac OS X or Windows, you can use an Info-ZIP 6.00 compliant unzip tool, like the one found here: http://www.info-zip.org/UnZip.html.
USB Hard Drive
You can order a USB hard drive or flash key that contains the data from your snapshot. The files inside the USB restore will already be unzipped.
To order a USB snapshot restore, please sign into Backblaze at: https://secure.backblaze.com/user_signin.htm?&hopto=b2_snapshots.htm. Make sure you at the 'Snapshots' page.
You can order either a USB Flash Drive ($99 and up to 110 GB of data) or a USB Hard Drive ($189 and up to 3.5 TB of data).
As of March 2018, the Restore Return Refund program also applies to B2 snapshots restores.