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Arq Alternatives

Arq is described as 'is backup software for your Mac or Windows PC' and is a Cloud Storage service in the backup & sync category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Arq for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Duplicati, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Arq are Rclone, rsync, Restic and BackBlaze.

Arq alternatives are mainly Cloud Storage Services but may also be File Sync Tools or Online Backup Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Arq.
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Arq is backup software for your Mac or Windows PC.

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  1. BackBlaze icon

    BackBlaze

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    • Mac
    • Windows

    Online backup for $7 month unlimited space. Backblaze backup encrypts and uploads all your data – no questions asked. No picking files. No digging through folders. Your data is backed up online to our datacenters, so nothing can touch it.

    ⚫︎ Unlimited storageBackBlaze offers a solution with unlimited cloud storage.
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  2. Duplicati is a backup client that securely stores encrypted, incremental, compressed backups on local storage, cloud storage services and remote file servers. The Duplicati project was inspired by Duplicity and had similar functionality until 2008.

    ⚫︎ Encrypted BackupDuplicati uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    ⚫︎ Automatic BackupDuplicati will automatically back up your data periodically.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningDuplicati has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ AES-256 EncryptionDuplicati has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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  3. Rclone ("rsync for cloud storage") is a command-line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage providers.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceRclone either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ LightweightRclone consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    rsync

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku

    rsync is a software application for Unix which synchronizes files and directories from one location to another while minimizing data transfer using delta encoding when appropriate.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacersync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Encrypted Backuprsync uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
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    Restic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Arch Linux
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD

    restic is a program that does backups right. The design goals are: Easy, Fast, Verifiable, Secure, Efficient, Free.

    ⚫︎ Encrypted BackupRestic uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceRestic either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    It's dramatically faster, gives nice diagnostics, very easy to script, compatible with many cloud providers, and most importantly, it has vigorous current active development as an open-source project.

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    BackBlaze

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Online backup for $7 month unlimited space. Backblaze backup encrypts and uploads all your data – no questions asked. No picking files. No digging through folders. Your data is backed up online to our datacenters, so nothing can touch it.

    ⚫︎ Unlimited storageBackBlaze offers a solution with unlimited cloud storage.
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  7. Free Edition supports scheduled backup, incremental backup and differential backup of partitions, hard-disks AND folders.

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  8. Time Machine is the breakthrough automatic backup that’s built right into Mac OS X. It keeps an up-to-date copy of everything on your Mac — digital photos, music, movies, TV shows, and documents. Now, if you ever have the need, you can easily go back in time to recover anything.

    ⚫︎ Automatic BackupTime Machine will automatically back up your data periodically.
    ⚫︎ Encrypted BackupTime Machine uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningTime Machine has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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  9. Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office is a software product produced by Acronis that provides data protection including, backup, archive, access and recovery for Microsoft, macOS, iOS and Android operating systems.

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    SugarSync

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Office Outlook
    • Kindle Fire

    SugarSync is the best way to backup, access, sync, and share all your files and folders including documents, photos, videos, and music — from any computer or mobile device.

    ⚫︎ Selective SynchronizationSugarSync allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineSugarSync can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Sync files  between your computer and phone
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