Backer Alternatives

    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 iPhone. The best alternative is Duplicati, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Backer are rsync (Free, Open Source), Macrium Reflect (Freemium), Rclone (Free, Open Source) and Spideroak One Backup (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    1. cwRsync is a yet another packaging of rsync and Cygwin for Windows. You can use cwRsync for fast remote file backup and synchronization. Rsync uses the rsync algorithm which provides a very fast method for bringing remote files into sync.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Snaprd is a program that helps you to make snapshot backups using rsync. It will continuously fetch incremental changes from another server according to an intelligent schedule and maintain free space by thinning snapshots as they age.
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    2. SYNCING.NET offers powerful Data and Outlook synchronization for individuals, professionals and businesses. By providing secure PC synchronization, integrated file and Outlook sharing, users can access all their data at any time and any place.
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    3. As a computer user with important files you know you need backups! UpdateStar Online Backup protects your files with a state-of-the-art offsite backup service!
    4. Right Backup is a useful application that allows you to store your personal data on the cloud. Its an online backup storage provider working over several platforms to keep your valuable data safe and secure.


    5. With Parachute you can backup your data to both local and remote locations, including your hard disk, external disks, FTP/SFTP servers, USB memory sticks, network volumes, your iDisk and pretty much anything your Mac can connect to.
    6. Yadis! is a free and easy backup application that protects your private information within minutes. It's intuitive design will guide you through a few steps, and before you know it, your personal data is brought in safety.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      TrayBackup is a program which helps to create a backup of directories and files. It allows the inclusion or exclusion of specific file types and to backup to a CD, DVD or a server.
    7. BackupChain Backup Software backs up your system, virtual machines, and databases while running. Run backups locally, remotely, and off-site via FTP with this professional backup utility. Includes FTP server.
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    8. Light, secure, and efficient utility for backing up computers and external drives. Supports all major operating systems and all major storage/cloud providers
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