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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, Yandex.Disk, Syncplicity and RsyncOSX.

GFI Backup 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 GFI Backup.
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  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. Duplicati icon

    Duplicati

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    128 alternatives to Duplicati 

    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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    1.  Incremental BackupDuplicati supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    2.  Schedule BackupDuplicati supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    3.  Encrypted BackupDuplicati uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    4.  Automatic BackupDuplicati will automatically back up your data periodically.
    5.  File VersioningDuplicati has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    6.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    7.  AES-256 EncryptionDuplicati has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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  2. rsync icon

    rsync

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku
    125 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.  Command line interfacersync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Schedule Backuprsync supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    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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  3. Yandex.Disk icon

    Yandex.Disk

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    169 alternatives to Yandex.Disk 

    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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    Syncplicity

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    124 alternatives to Syncplicity 

    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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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Syncplicity simultaneously.
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    RsyncOSX

    116 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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  6. Back4Sure icon

    Back4Sure

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    106 alternatives to Back4Sure 

    Back4Sure is a feature-rich backup solution for typical backup use. No VSS Volume Shadow Copy function for open files. The program can make a backup to hard-disk, USB drive or network and can also be compressed using high or low compression settings to a ZIP or 7-zip file of...

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    1.  Command line interfaceBack4Sure either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  PortableBack4Sure can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  7. Areca Backup icon

    Areca Backup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    82 alternatives to Areca Backup 

    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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    1.  Encrypted BackupAreca Backup uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    2.  Command line interfaceAreca Backup either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    3.  Differential BackupAreca Backup supports differential backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last FULL backup).
    4.  Incremental BackupAreca Backup supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    Discontinued

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

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  8. MSP360 Backup icon

    MSP360 Backup

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    68 alternatives to MSP360 Backup 

    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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    1.  Encrypted BackupMSP360 Backup uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
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  9. Create Synchronicity icon

    Create Synchronicity

    63 alternatives to Create Synchronicity 

    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...

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    1.  PortableCreate Synchronicity can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    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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  10. ASUS WebStorage icon

    ASUS WebStorage

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    104 alternatives to ASUS WebStorage 

    ASUS WebStorage offers online storage with auto data backup for nearly 3 computers, auto data synchronization, and data sharing amongst others.

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