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    FlyBack Alternatives

    FlyBack is described as 'open source backup utility based on Git and modeled loosely after Apple's Time Machine. FlyBack creates incremental backups of files which can be restored at a later date' and is an app in the Backup & Sync category. There are more than 25 alternatives to FlyBack for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is rsync, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FlyBack are Déjà Dup (Free, Open Source), Time Machine (Free), Back In Time (Free, Open Source) and Duplicacy (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 6, 2020

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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.
    4. Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux, inspired by "FlyBack project".
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    5. 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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    6. RollBack Rx client is a system restore utility that enables home users and IT professionals to easily restore a PC to a time before certain events occurred.
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    7. Back4Sure is a feature-rich backup solution for typical backup use. No VSS Volume Shadow Copy function for open files.
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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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    9. Areca Backup is a file backup software which can be run on Windows or Linux. It creates backup copies (which can be encrypted and compressed) of your files and stores them on external drives, USB keys, FTP servers, supporting incremental, differential and full backups.

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      Last Update: 2015-08-26. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/areca/

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    10. Cronopete is a backup utility for Linux, modeled after Apple's Time Machine. It aims to simplify the creation of periodic backups.
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