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    Duplicity Alternatives

    Duplicity is described as 'software suite that provides encrypted, digitally signed, versioned, remote backup of files requiring little of the remote server' and is an app in the Backup & Sync category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Duplicity for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Cygwin. The best alternative is Duplicati, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Duplicity are rsync (Free, Open Source), Déjà Dup (Free, Open Source), Time Machine (Free) and BorgBackup (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 16, 2022

    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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    2. 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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      Duplicity's whole thing is that it can store encrypted backups securely on untrusted storage. RSync does not do that.
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago


    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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    4. Time Machine is the breakthrough automatic backup that’s built right into Mac OS X. It keeps an up-to-date copy of everything on your Mac — digital photos, music, movies, TV shows, and documents. Now, if you ever have the need, you can easily go back in time to recover anything.
    5. BorgBackup (short: Borg) is a deduplicating backup program. Optionally, it supports compression and authenticated encryption.

    6. Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux, inspired by "FlyBack project".
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    7. Automatic Data Loss Protection for Your Small Business $10 USD per month per computer.
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    8. 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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    9. Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows and Veeam Agent for Linux work with Veeam Availability Suite to deliver Availability for ALL workloads — virtual, physical and cloud — from a single management console, extending Veeam’s leadership position from being the best for VMware vSphere...
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      Bareos is a 100% open source fork of the backup project Bacula .
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