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' 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).
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- 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. View 20 alternatives to TimeShift
- Free • Open Source
- Discontinued backup utility for Windows that supported both same-device and FTP backup options. View 92 alternatives to Cobian Backup
The program is no longer updated: the software was sold in June 2014 (https://web.archive.org/web/20140625135732/http://cobiansoft.com/cobianbackup.htm) to James Sweeney and there were no updates since then. Last version, 22.214.171.1242, released in December 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
- Free • Proprietary