Alternatives to Time Machine for all platforms with any license

  • Duplicati icon

    Duplicati

    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

  • 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

  • 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 Personal Windows

    • Time machine functionality. Quick restore options
      andyroddick0797Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • BackBlaze icon

    BackBlaze

    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 makes it easy to maintain PC’s in small public access computing environments (classrooms, computer labs, kiosks...

    Freemium Windows

    • Time machine functionality. Restore to previous baseline automatically
      andyroddick0797Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • TimeShift icon

    TimeShift

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

    Open Source Linux

  • 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

  • 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

    • Same functionality. both have quick restore one for Mac and PCs
      m8r-5b599uMar 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Mozy icon

    Mozy

    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

  • ShadowProtect icon

    ShadowProtect

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

    Commercial Windows

  • 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

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  • Veeam Endpoint Backup icon

    Veeam Endpoint Backup

    Performs full system imaging, incremental backups, local and network backup locations, and bare metal recovery.

    Free Windows

  • 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

  • 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

  • Systemback icon

    Systemback

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

    Open Source Linux

  • Arq icon

    Arq

    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

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    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

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    BackupVault

    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

  • 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

    • It's basically Time Machine made for Windows
      jontillerJul 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Lethe Discontinued

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

    Open Source Linux

  • Duplicity

    Duplicity is a software suite that provides encrypted, digitally signed, versioned, remote backup of files requiring little of the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Back4Sure icon

    Back4Sure

    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

    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

    Mevvo

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Keriver 1-Click Restore Free icon

    Keriver 1-Click Restore Free

    Keriver 1-Click Restore is a very easy OS backup and restore software. It can backup the operating system while you are using it...

    Freemium Windows

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.

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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.

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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?

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