Alternatives to Time Machine for all platforms with any license

  • CrashPlan icon


    CrashPlan lets you automatically back up your hard drive to another computer, for free. The paid version of CrashPlan offers secure...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... iPad

  • Duplicati icon


    Duplicati is the only portable backup program, able to send backups in encrypted form to another computer or SkyDrive using one of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Back In Time icon

    Back In Time

    Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux inspired from FlyBack and "TimeVault". The backup is done by taking...

    Open Source Linux

  • Comodo Time Machine icon

    Comodo Time Machine Discontinued

    Comodo Time Machine (CTM) allows non-commercial users to quickly restore their entire system to an earlier point in time (including...

    Free Windows

  • Déjà Dup icon

    Déjà Dup

    Déjà Dup is a simple backup tool. It hides the complexity of doing backups the 'right way' (encrypted, off-site, and...

    Open Source Linux

  • BackBlaze icon


    Online backup for $5 month unlimited space. Backblaze backup encrypts and uploads all your data – no questions asked. No picking...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Reboot Restore Rx icon

    Reboot Restore Rx

    Reboot Restore Rx™ is a Freeware utility that makes it easy to maintain PC’s in small public access computing environments...

    Freemium Windows

  • AX64 Time Machine icon

    AX64 Time Machine

    AX64 Time Machine is a backup and recovery software that enables an easy and fast way to restore your PC to an earlier point of time. ...

    Commercial Windows

  • TimeShift icon


    Incremental backup like Microsoft System Restore or Apple Time Machine. Can also backup the whole linux distribution included the...

    Open Source Linux

  • DriveImage XML icon

    DriveImage XML

    DriveImage XML is a reliable program for easy imaging and backing up partitions and logical drives. Image creation uses Microsofts...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Rollback Rx icon

    Rollback Rx

    RollBack Rx client is a robust system restore utility that enables home users and IT professionals to easily restore a PC to a time...

    Freemium Windows

  • ShadowProtect icon


    Fast and reliable disk-based backup that captures full, differential and incremental point-in-time backup images of your entire...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Mozy icon


    Mozy is an online backup service that offers a set-it-and-forget-it solution for backing up all of the important files on your...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone iPad

  • Genie Timeline icon

    Genie Timeline

    Genie Timeline is a time machine backup software for Windows that automatically, wirelessly and continuously backs up music files...

    Freemium Windows iPhone iPad

  • Windows File History

    File History protects files from within the libraries, desktop, favorites, and contacts folders and creates copies of the files. in...

    Commercial Windows

  • Systemback icon


    Simple system backup and restore application with extra features. Systemback makes it easy to create backups of system and users...

    Open Source Linux

  • Drive Vaccine icon

    Drive Vaccine

    Instantly Restore Your PC's on every restart, logoff or at the end of every day, week etc. Drive Vaccine works with Windows 7...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Arq icon


    Arq is super-easy online backup Back up your files automatically, to your own cloud account, with Arq. Just connect Arq to your...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • rdiff-backup icon

    rdiff-backup Discontinued

    rdiff-backup backs up one directory to another, possibly over a network. The target directory ends up a copy of the source directory...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • BackupVault icon


    BackupVault is a UK based provider of secure, automated and offsite backup solutions aimed at the small/medium sized business. ...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • FarStone RestoreIT icon

    FarStone RestoreIT

    RestoreIT® 7 is based on FarStone's patented "Advanced System Restore " technology. RestoreIT® 7 is a new, and...

    Commercial Windows

  • Lethe icon

    Lethe Discontinued

    Lethe is a Deep Freeze -like partition freezing software for Debian GNU/Linux and Lihuen GNU/Linux...

    Open Source Linux

  • Zinstall Backup icon

    Zinstall Backup

    Full PC backup, extremely fast and allows to restore to a completely different Windows and computer. For example, restore programs...

    Commercial Windows

  • Back4Sure icon


    Back4Sure is a feature-rich backup solution for typical backup use. No VSS Volume Shadow Copy function for open files. The program can...

    Free Windows

  • Ferro Backup System icon

    Ferro Backup System

    Ferro Backup System™ (FBS) is a professional, network backup system intended for small offices and large corporations and institutions...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • Norton Online Backup icon

    Norton Online Backup

    Norton Online Backup from Symantec protects your documents, music, videos and digital photos with automated online data backup and...

    Commercial Windows

  • BuddyBackup icon


    BuddyBackup lets you back up your files to your friends, family and colleagues' computers for free. This means you get safe and...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Oops! Backup icon

    Oops! Backup

    Altaro Oops!Backup is a Time Machine Backup Software for Windows. It includes Continuous Data Protection and Version Control...

    Commercial Windows

  • Clean Slate icon

    Clean Slate

    Restores your computer to its original configuration discarding unwanted computer changes. Just log off or reboot. Clean Slate is easy...

    Commercial Windows

  • Mevvo icon


    Unlimited online backup with a free trial. Backup plan that fits any home or business. Easily install, our one click software on your...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Get Backup icon

    Get Backup

    Get Backup is a native Mac OS X backup software utility. This program is a simple and efficient tool for creating personal backups...

    Commercial Mac

  • Active@ Disk Image icon

    Active@ Disk Image

    Active@ Disk Image is a disk image software that can do a backup as well as clone the full hard drive. A backup image may be stored on...

    Freemium Windows

  • R-Drive Image icon

    R-Drive Image

    R-Drive Image is a potent utility providing disk image files creation for backup or duplication purposes. A disk image file contains...

    Commercial Windows

  • Systweak Right Backup icon

    Systweak Right Backup

    Right Backup is a useful application that allows you to store your personal data on the cloud. Its an online backup storage provider...

    Commercial Mac Windows Android iPhone

Time Machine Comments

The most eye candy I have ever seen

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Time Machine Jul 2011

Time Machine's interface is incredibly, unnecessarily flashy. I like it. It's way better than boring old system restore on Windows.


Genie Timeline is a time machine for Windows it's an altern ...

Comment by Candy12
about Time Machine Jun 2011

Genie Timeline is a time machine for Windows it's an alternative to Time Machine for Mac
I've been using it for a couple of months now and it works good.


I don't know if i'm really happy with the alternatives to T ...

Comment by Ola
about Time Machine Jun 2011

I don't know if i'm really happy with the alternatives to Time Machine here. What do you guys think? Shouldn't we only list apps that do what Time Machine does? Not backup software in genereal? Any input?