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Backer is described as 'visual front end to the rsync command. It allows the user to select multiple folders and back them up to multiple locations. It stores your backup settings for you so that all your backups can be run easily using a single button click' and is an app in the backup & sync category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Backer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is Duplicati, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Backer are Macrium Reflect, rsync, Rclone and Restic.

Backer alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Backup Clients or Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Backer.
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  • Mac
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Backer is a visual front end to the rsync command. It allows the user to select multiple folders and back them up to...

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  1. 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.

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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.

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  3. Protect your data, upgrade your hard disk or try new operating systems in the safe knowledge that everything is securely saved in an easily recovered backup file. Macrium Reflect supports backup to local, network and USB drives.

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  4. 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.

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  5. Rclone ("rsync for cloud storage") is a command-line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage providers.

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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.

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  7. SpiderOak provides an easy, secure and consolidated online backup, storage, access, sharing & sync tool for Windows, macOS, and Linux (Ubuntu, Debian & Fedora). SpiderOak offers a different approach to online backup, synchronization, and sharing.

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    TimeShift

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    TimeShift for Linux is an application that provides functionality similar to the System Restore feature in Windows and Time Machine tool in Mac OS. TimeShift protects your system by taking incremental snapshots of file system at regular intervals.

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  9. 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.

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    Déjà Dup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Déjà Dup is a simple backup tool. It hides the complexity of doing backups the Right Way (encrypted, off-site, and regularly) and uses Duplicity as the backend.

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