StickyBrain uses a powerful commercial database engine to store your data. This database engine stores the data in a special file on your hard drive. Under no circumstances should the database be moved, copied, renamed, double-clicked, or otherwise altered. The database for StickyBrain is stored in the following directory:


For this reason StickyBrain includes a backup mechanism that properly makes a backup of the database. StickyBrain can automatically or manually make a backup of the database. To manually make a backup of the database:

1. Choose File > Back Up Database > To a File.

2. Name the backup file and choose where it should be saved.

3. Click Save to make a backup of the database.

For more information on backups and restoring the StickyBrain database from a backup download the StickyBrain Reference Manual below.