FieldWorks provides one-file data management of an entire FieldWorks project. A FieldWorks project is a database that stores data and text related to a particular language and the people that speak it. All FieldWorks applications store information in a project.
Backing Up Projects
A FieldWorks project backup file is a zip file that contains compressed files. You can back up and restore FieldWorks projects to any of the following types of devices:
- Local disk on your computer. If you back up projects to a local disk, make sure to back up the FieldWorks backup folder regularly to a network drive or removable disc drive.
- Network drive.
- Removable disc drive (for example, CD-RW). If you back up projects automatically to a removable disc drive, make sure that a properly formatted data disc is in the drive at the scheduled time.
- USB drive.