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IdleBackup Alternatives

IdleBackup is described as 'Easy to use backup program that can make an automatic backup during idle time of the computer. Built in restore function' and is an app in the backup & sync category. There are more than 10 alternatives to IdleBackup for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Google Drive. The best alternative is Duplicati, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like IdleBackup are rsync, Back4Sure, Areca Backup and Create Synchronicity.

IdleBackup alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Backup Clients or Online Backup Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of IdleBackup.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Easy to use backup program that can make an automatic backup during idle time of the computer. Built in restore function.

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  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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    Back4Sure

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Back4Sure is a feature-rich backup solution for typical backup use. No VSS Volume Shadow Copy function for open files.

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  4. 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.

    Discontinued

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

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  5. 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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    RsyncOSX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    A macOS GUI for rsync.

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    Truck - Rsync Client

    • Mac

    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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    Syncrify

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Syncrify is an ideal remote backup solution for individuals as well as corporate users, offering a cost-effective way to quickly and easily backup files of any type and size to any machine running a variety of operating systems.

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  9. Karen's Replicator icon

    Karen's Replicator

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Automatically backup files, directories, even entire drives! Karens Replicator copies selected files from one drive/folder to another. Source and Destination folders can reside anywhere on your network.

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  10. GS RichCopy 360 is the ONLY file copy utility that utilizes its own proprietary Multi-Threading technology that uses all available logical cores in the system.

    Users are provided a wizard to guide them effortless through the job configuration while advanced users can choose to opt out of the wizard if they so desire.
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