Currently, your Narrative database is located on your computer. For this reason, we suggest backing up your database should anything happen to your computer.

Why should I backup my database?

  • In case you loose or damage your computer.
  • Should you need to quickly and easily edit your Narrative posts from another computer.

Where should I backup my database?

  1. We suggest backing up your database in a cloud location such as the Dropbox, Google cloud drive or iCloud drive folder on your computer.
  2. If you do not have a cloud-based folder on your computer, we suggest placing the backup on an external Hard drive or a location that is not directly on your computer.

How to enable Narrative's database backup

  1. From the top menubar select Narrative, Preferences then Backup.
  2. Select the tick-box and select Change Location to set the backup location.

When will the backups happen?

Narrative will automatically backup your database to the location specified. This will happen periodically while you are using the app and also when you quit the app.

How to Import you Backup

  1. From the top menubar select Narrative, Preferences then Backup.
  2. Select Import Backup.

Please note that by importing a backup will erase all data in the active session and replace it with the selected backup. This is an irreversible action.

Can I merge two backups?

No, not currently.

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