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 Jun 20, 2021

    1. Iperius Backup is a robust, flexible and lightweight solution to backup and protect your files and your reserved data.
    2. Get Backup is a native Mac OS X backup software utility. This program is a simple and efficient tool for creating personal backups, suitable for both beginners and pros.
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    3. Prevent data loss easily and securely! With O&O DiskImage you can create images of your entire computer or individual partitions during operation.
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    4. Retrospect is a multi-platform backup solution supporting hybrid backup to disk, tape, NAS & Cloud, aimed at SMEs and MSPs. Main Editions include unlimited client/endpoint licenses. Site License Edition includes unlimited server licenses.
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    5. AutoVer is a configurable automatic or real time backup and personal versioning system. It can be used as a simple real time backup or as a more complex, but transparent version control system (like a realtime incremental backup).

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      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.2.1, released in April 2014, can be still downloded from the official website.

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    6. ViceVersa does File Synchronization, File Replication, File Backup and File Comparison. It can automatically verify data using a CRC32 checksum.
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      Gladinet Cloud Desktop mounts cloud storage to your local desktop PC. It is a simple desktop application.
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    7. Work on Tarsnap began in September 2006 when the author, Dr. Colin Percival, decided that he wanted a better online backup service than was presently available.
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    8. Nero BackItUp protects your files and memories on your PC or laptop. Have your filed automatically backed up on up to 3 locations, such as USB hard disks. All you need to do is click one button to set up your backup.
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    9. Backup4all, backup software that performs incremental backup, differential, full and mirror backup to DVD, DVD-RW, CD, CD-RW, Blu-ray, HD-DVD, Dual layer drives, USB, network and backup to FTP.
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