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Open Source Bacula Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Bacula is FreeFileSync. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Bacula and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Bacula are Duplicati, rsync, Déjà Dup and Unison File Synchronizer.

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.
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  1. FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files.

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  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.

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  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.

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    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.

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

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  6. 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.

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    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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  8. Toucan is a small portableapp utility allowing you to synchronise, backup and secure your data with more options than the built in suite utilities. It is split up into 7 tabs, allowing you to easily find the function that you want.

    Toucan Main Window
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    Bareos

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Bareos is a 100% open source fork of the backup project Bacula .

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    100% open source with all features in community version. Nice webUI

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    It's a fork, but even more open.

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    luckyBackup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LuckyBackup is an application that backs-up and/or synchronizes any directories with the power of rsync.

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