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Folder Snapshot Utility Alternatives

Folder Snapshot Utility is described as 'will make a copy of anything you throw at it. Any subsequent snapshot will happen much faster than a copy (up to thousands of times faster) and using much less disk space (perhaps even zero disk space, if nothing has changed)' and is an app in the backup & sync category. There are nine alternatives to Folder Snapshot Utility for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is rsync, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Folder Snapshot Utility are BackBlaze, Time Machine, ChronoSync and RsyncOSX.

Folder Snapshot Utility alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Cloud Storage Services or Online Backup Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Folder Snapshot Utility.
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    rsync

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku
    122 alternatives to rsync 

    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. An important feature of rsync not found in most similar programs/protocols is that the mirroring...

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    1.  Schedule Backuprsync supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    2.  Command line interfacersync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Encrypted Backuprsync uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
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    BackBlaze

    • Mac
    • Windows
    128 alternatives to BackBlaze 

    Online backup for $7 month unlimited space. Backblaze backup encrypts and uploads all your data – no questions asked. No picking files. No digging through folders. Your data is backed up online to our datacenters, so nothing can touch it.

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    1.  Incremental BackupBackBlaze supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    2.  Unlimited storageBackBlaze offers a solution with unlimited cloud storage.
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationBackBlaze supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    4.  Encrypted BackupBackBlaze uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    5.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    6.  Automatic BackupBackBlaze will automatically back up your data periodically.
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    Time Machine

    • Mac
    88 alternatives to Time Machine 

    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.

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    1.  Automatic BackupTime Machine will automatically back up your data periodically.
    2.  Encrypted BackupTime Machine uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    3.  Schedule BackupTime Machine supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    4.  File VersioningTime Machine has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    5.  Incremental BackupTime Machine supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
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    ChronoSync

    • Mac
    59 alternatives to ChronoSync 

    ChronoSync can synchronize, backup, and create bootable backups to almost anything you can connect to your Mac: select cloud services, other Macs, NAS drives, external drives, PC's or anything you can mount as a volume.

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    1.  Incremental BackupChronoSync supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Schedule BackupChronoSync supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    Create multiple synchronizer documents and add them to a Container.
    ChronoSync Setup panel.
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    RsyncOSX

    112 alternatives to RsyncOSX 

    A macOS GUI for rsync.

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    1.  DecentralizedRsyncOSX is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionRsyncOSX has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  Support for RsyncRsyncOSX supports rsync, a free and open source file synchronization software.
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    Nero BackItUp

    • Windows
    • Android
    84 alternatives to Nero BackItUp 

    Nero BackItUp protects your files and memories on your PC or laptop. Have your filed automatically backed up on up to 3 locations, such as USB hard disks. All you need to do is click one button to set up your backup.

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    1.  Schedule BackupNero BackItUp supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    2.  Encrypted BackupNero BackItUp uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    3.  Ad-freeNero BackItUp doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Mac Backup Guru

    • Mac
    3 alternatives to Mac Backup Guru 

    Time machine alternative. Also creates incremental snapshots, but is different because the backups are bootable, gives you control so you can use the backup disk for other things too.

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    Truck - Rsync Client

    • Mac
    139 alternatives to Truck - Rsync Client 

    A graphical user interface for rsync, which looks-and-feels like a standard FTP client, but uses the rsync protocol ‘under the hood’ to boost transfer speeds.

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  9. lsyncd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    97 alternatives to lsyncd 

    Lsyncd watches a local directory trees event monitor interface (inotify or fsevents). It aggregates and combines events for a few seconds and then spawns one (or more) process(es) to synchronize the changes. By default this is rsync.

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