GFI Backup Alternatives

    GFI Backup is described as 'will allow all home PC users to keep regular and updated copies of their precious memories in the form of pictures, video, and other files and safeguard their data in case something goes wrong' and is an app in the Backup & Sync category. There are more than 50 alternatives to GFI Backup for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Duplicati, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GFI Backup are rsync (Free, Open Source), Yandex.Disk (Freemium), Syncplicity (Freemium) and Back4Sure (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 25, 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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    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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    3. Yandex.Disk is a free cloud storage service that gives you access to your photos, videos and documents from any internet-enabled device. Download the app to your phone or tablet and you'll literally be able to carry your files with you everywhere.
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    4. The only automated sync, back-up, collaboration and file management service powerful enough for a business user and easy enough for a novice. Secure, anywhere access to your files.
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    5. Back4Sure is a feature-rich backup solution for typical backup use. No VSS Volume Shadow Copy function for open files.
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    6. Create Synchronicity is a nice, lightweight backup program with a very user-friendly - yet powerful - interface, that synchronizes files and folders extremely quickly (it can even recognize paths such as "MyUSB"\MyFolder, and locate the USB drive called...

      Discontinued

      The project is on a long hiatus. Last version, 6.0, released in March 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    7. MSP360 Backup provides SMBs with an affordable and secure backup solution that works on all major platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Hyper-V, and VMware.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      ASUS WebStorage offers online storage with auto data backup for nearly 3 computers, auto data synchronization, and data sharing amongst others.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Mozy is an online backup service that offers a set-it-and-forget-it solution for backing up all of the important files on your computer.
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    8. 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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