Open Source CrashPlan Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to CrashPlan is Duplicati, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to CrashPlan and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to CrashPlan are Restic (Free, Open Source), Déjà Dup (Free, Open Source), UrBackup (Free, Open Source) and Back In Time (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 30, 2021

    1. 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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      Duplicati vs CrashPlan opinions
      Most users think Duplicati is a great alternative to CrashPlan.
      mawcs Duplicati does not provide a storage back-end like CrashPlan. It's not a direct replacement.
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    2. Easy: Doing backups should be a frictionless process, otherwise you are tempted to skip it. Restic should be easy to configure and use, so that in the unlikely event of a data loss you can just restore it. Likewise, restoring data should not be complicated.
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      mawcs Restic does not provide a storage back-end like CrashPlan. It's not a direct replacement.
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    3. 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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      mawcs Déjà Dup does not provide a storage back-end like CrashPlan. It's not a direct replacement.
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    4. 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. File and image backups are made while the system is running without interrupting current processes.
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      mawcs UrBackup does not provide a storage back-end like CrashPlan. It's not a direct replacement.
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    5. Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux, inspired by "FlyBack project".
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      mawcs Back In Time does not provide a storage back-end like CrashPlan. It's not a direct replacement.
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      Bacula is a set of Open Source, enterprise ready, computer programs that permit you (or the system administrator) to manage backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds.
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      mawcs Bacula does not provide a storage back-end like CrashPlan. It's not a direct replacement.
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    6. Duplicacy is a new generation local and cloud backup tool that supports cross-computer deduplication. It is free for personal use and source code is available to commercial users.
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    7. Duplicity is a software suite that provides encrypted, digitally signed, versioned, remote backup of files requiring little of the remote server.
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      Bareos is a 100% open source fork of the backup project Bacula .
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    8. rdiff-backup backs up one directory to another, possibly over a network. The target directory ends up a copy of the source directory, but extra reverse diffs are stored in a special subdirectory of that target directory, so you can still recover files lost some time ago.
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