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Bacula Alternatives

Bacula is described as 'set of computer programs that permit managing backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds' and is a Backup Client in the backup & sync category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Bacula for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, and Debian. The best alternative is FreeFileSync, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Bacula are Duplicati, rsync, FastCopy and Déjà Dup.

Bacula alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Backup Clients or Diff Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Bacula.
This page was last updated Apr 25, 2022
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  1. FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files.

  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.

  3. 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.

  4. FastCopy is the fastest copy, delete, & sync software on Windows. It uses modern checksum verification to ensure copy accuracy and data integrity.

  5. 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.

  6. SyncBack is a tool to backup, synchronize, and restore data files.

  7. Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows.

  8. UrBackup is a open source client/server backup system, that through a combination of image and file backups accomplishes both data safety and a fast restoration time.

  9. SyncToy

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    SyncToy is a free PowerToy designed by Microsoft, that provides an easy to use graphical user interface that can automatically synchronize local or network files and folders, but not WebDAV-, "Windows Mobile" files or folders and no triangle-sync as only Allway Sync...


    Latest version 2.1 published on 11/24/2009

  10. DirSync Pro

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DirSync Pro is a small, but powerful utility for file and folder synchronization. DirSync Pro can be used to synchronize the content of one or many folders recursively. Use DirSync Pro to easily synchronize files from your desktop PC to your USB-stick.

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