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. Easy to use backup program that can make an automatic backup during idle time of the computer. Built in restore function.

      Portable Version: http://www.pendriveapps.com/auto-backup-software-idlebackup/
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    2. Protect your customers critical data with automated backup control from LogMeIn Backup.
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    3. File History protects files from within the libraries, desktop, favorites, and contacts folders and creates copies of the files. in any event of a system refresh, reset or crash the files that were backed up via File History can easily be restored.
    4. myDataSync is an integration of two of world's most secured and trusted cloud computing platforms i.e., Amazon and Asigra. myDataSync offers unified solution for all your cloud backup and disaster recovery requirements.
    5. This program allows you to synchronize more than 2 folders with just few clicks. It's very simple, but you first must read the included documentation. It has the following key features: multiple folder handling (2 or more).
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    6. Back it up! is a backup program. Backup creates ZIP files, mirror functions via copy or FTP. Several backup sets can be configured. Folders and separate files can be added to each backup set.

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      The website is no more available, but you can still download Back it up! from its Web Archive page.

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    7. S4 is an Amazon S3-based application of Least-Authority File System, or LAFS. LAFS is a free, open source cloud storage system with verifiable end-to-end security. It distributes your data across multiple servers.
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    8. iGoUSB Backup is a portable plug'n use software solution that provides a simple, efficient and uncluttered way to save a copy of your computer files, documents, pictures, music and video files for the non-technical person.

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      It looks like this is no longer being worked on. You can get it from http://download.cnet.com/iGoUSB/3000-2242_4-75806006.html but all the links to their site, from here and at CNET are broken. The site 404's, but has been archived by the Wayback Machine: https://web.archive.org/web/20120625140728/http://www.igousb.com/

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    9. Rebel Backup lets you make encrypted backups of your important files offsite to Dropbox or Google Drive. You control what and how often is backed up, and the encryption happens locally on your computer.
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    10. Lazy Mirror copies changes made to one or more sources and archives the previous versions of the copied files. If all storage allocated to a destination has been consumed, the oldest archives will be disposed off to make room for new files. Why use Lazy Mirror?
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