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Backup & Sync

In life, things happen. It’s the nature of the beast. Fires, floods, robbery, and other disasters that can rob you of data occur with some amount of regularity. This means that it’s critical to have a backup or contingency plan in order to pick up where you left off the best you can in case the worst case occurs. That’s where software focused on backing up and synchronizing your data comes in. Software that focuses on backing up physical media, local hard drive data, and even critical messages and other forms of communication is the focus here, alongside services such as DropBox and OneDrive that focus on constantly syncing data between your devices and secure external servers that you can access from anywhere with an Internet connection.

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Dropbox

Put your files into your Dropbox on one computer, and they'll be instantly available on any of your other computers that also have Dropbox installed. Because copies of your files are stored on Dropbox's secure servers, you can also access them from any computer or mobile device using the Dropbox website.

You receive 2 GB of storage space for free, upon registration. You may earn up to 16GB of free storage space by referring new users to Dropbox, at 500 MB per referral.

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7-Zip

The main features of 7-Zip

High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compressionSupported formats:Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIMUnpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z.For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZipStrong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formatsSelf-extracting capability for 7z formatIntegration with Windows ShellPowerful File ManagerPowerful command line versionPlugin for FAR ManagerLocalizations for 87 languages

7-Zip works in Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / 2012 / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT. There is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix.

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Google Drive

Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing.

Google Drive incorporates the Google Docs suite, a collaborative office suite of productivity applications that offers:

Google Drive gives you access to your work from anywhere, across your Mac, PC, mobile devices and on the web. Simply download Drive on your Mac or PC to sync files from your computer to the cloud. Update a file on one device and changes are automatically saved to Drive and your other device, so you have the most up-to-date version of your files wherever you need them.

Bring your work to life :Share files or whole folders with individuals, your entire team or even customers and partners. In the Docs, Sheets and Slides editors multiple people can work on the same document at the same time

Buy what you need & grow flexibly :Start with up to 15 GB of included storage for each of your users. Need more? For as little as $4/month for 20GB, administrators can centrally purchase and manage up to 16TB (Yes, that’s 16,000 GB!) of additional storage for each user.

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Transmission

Transmission has the features you expect in a BitTorrent client: encryption, a web-based interface, peer exchange, UPnP and NAT-PMP port forwarding, web seed support, watch directories, tracker editing, global and per-torrent speed limits, and more.

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calibre

Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application made by users, for users. Many languages, designed around the concept of the logical book, i.e., a single entry in your library that may correspond to actual e-book files in several formats.

Calibre can sort the books in your library by title, author, date added, date published, size, rating, or series, along with extra metadata such as tags and personal comments. You can easily search your book collection for a particular book, based on any of this information. Calibre can also go onto the internet to find online books based on existing title/author or ISBN information.

In addition, Calibre also:-syncs to your ebook reader-downloads news from the internet and converts it into ebook form-offers a ebook viewer that can display all major ebook formats

Features:

Library ManagementE-book conversionSyncing to e-book reader devicesDownloading news from the web and converting it into e-book formBuilt-in e-book viewerContent server for online access to your book collectionE-book editor for the major e-book formats

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DAEMON Tools

DAEMON Tools Lite is an advanced application for Microsoft Windows which provides one of the best optical media emulation in the industry. You can mount *.mdx, .mds/.mdf, *.iso, *.b5t, *.b6t, *.bwt, *.ccd, *.cdi, *.cue, *.nrg, *.pdi, *.isz disc images to a virtual drive. Make .iso, .mds/.mdf and *.mdx images of CD/DVD/Blu-ray discs.

DAEMON Tools Pro comes with two possible licences (standard & advanced) and enables you to emulate not only CD/DVD drives but also HD DVD and Blu-ray ones. The maximum number of virtual drives that you can mount with images simultaneously is up to 32. DAEMON Tools Pro Advanced has a special feature for advanced users — possibility to emulate up to 4 IDE virtual devices.

DAEMON Tools Ultra is a brand-new software that combines all the features of Pro series and has additional functions like an ability to create TrueCrypt images, encrypt discs and USB sticks, make and use VHD and RAM disks. Also, DAEMON Tools Ultra works as iSCSI Initiator.

And with DAEMON Tools Net, you can build centralized storage of CD, DVD, Blu-ray images and manage user access within home or business networks. DAEMON Tools iSCSI Target has a similar functionality, but can be used on Windows, Mac and Linux.

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Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft OneNote, part of the Small Microsoft Office Suite iconMicrosoft Office Suite , is a digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information. It also offers shared notebooks, syncing between multiple computers and devices via Windows Live online storage, and optical character recognition (OCR) for getting text from pictures, business cards, etc.

An online version, Small OneNote Online iconOneNote Online , is also available as part of Small Office Online iconOffice Online .

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ownCloud

Store your private pictures, documents, calendar and contacts on your ownCloud server at home, a rented VPS or use one of the public ownCloud providers. Access your existing data on an FTP drive at work, images shared with you on Dropbox, or your NAS at home--all through your ownCloud server.Run your ownCloud server in a place you trust and access all the data you care about in one place!

Your data is where you are!When traveling, access ownCloud through your Android or iOS devices. Automatically upload pictures after taking them. Sync files at home or work with the desktop client keeping one or more local folders synchronized between devices. And wherever you are, the web interface lets you view, share and edit your files alone or with others.Wherever you are, your data is with you thanks to ownCloud!

Share with anybody on your terms!Send password protected public links so others can upload files to you; get notified on your phone when you get a share from your own or another ownCloud server. Edit documents together, have video calls over your own server, comment on pictures shared with or by you. Don't be alone!

ownCloud offers an easy user interface with search, favorites, tags and other ways to quickly get at your files.File editing and preview support for PDF, images, text files, Open Document, Word files and more.Integration of anti-virus scanning functionality with the anti-virus app.LDAP / Active Directory integrationAdvanced quota management with configurable accounting of external storage.Sharing REST API. Control sharing from mobile apps and desktop clientsEasy development of 3rd party apps with the share REST API. Quick access to core functions for app development with the powerful ownCloud App API and webhooks following the publication / subscription model.

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WinSCP

WinSCP is a popular free SFTP and FTP client for Windows. Moreover, WinSCP is a powerful multi-functional tool that will improve your productivity.

WinSCP can copy files between a local and remote computer using multiple protocols: FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP or WebDAV. On the one hand, WinSCP offers an easy to use graphical user interface; you can choose between Windows Explorer look and tabbed twin-panel interface like Norton commander. On the other hand, advanced users can automate WinSCP functionality using .NET assembly or simple batch file scripting.

You will use WinSCP for all common operations with files. You can start editing a file directly from WinSCP, either using WinSCP internal text editor or using integration with your favorite external text editor. WinSCP operations are not limited to individual files; WinSCP offers several ways to synchronize your remote and local directories.

After connecting to a site you can choose to store site information for repeated access, WinSCP can even share site settings with another popular open source tool PuTTY. WinSCP integrates also with Pageant (PuTTY authentication agent) for full support of public key authentication with SSH.

Admins love WinSCP support for portable operation using a configuration file instead of registry entries, suitable for operation from removable media.

A comprehensive WinSCP documentation is freely accessible at http://winscp.net . This site hosts also a very active user forum for support and feature requests.

WinSCP is available in English and many other languages.

WinSCP is an open source software distributed free of charge under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

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