No. SQL Backup only takes the backup data as provided by SQL Server and compresses/encrypts it during a backup before writing it to disk. During a restore, SQL Backup uncompresses/decrypts the data and passes the backup data to SQL Server. Thus, all limitations on backwards compatibility remain.
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