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Kup Backup System Alternatives

Kup Backup System is described as 'Kup is created for helping people to keep up-to-date backups of their personal files. Connecting a USB hard drive is the primary supported way to store files, but saving files to a server over a network connection is also possible for advanced users' and is an app in the backup & sync category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Kup Backup System for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and BSD. The best alternative is FreeFileSync, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Kup Backup System are rsync, IPFS, SyncBack and GoodSync.

Kup Backup System alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Backup Clients or Diff Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Kup Backup System.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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  1. GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    FreeFileSync

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • openSUSE
    • Linux Mint
    • CentOS
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian

    FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files.

    ⚫︎ PortableFreeFileSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningFreeFileSync has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceFreeFileSync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    rsync

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacersync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Encrypted Backuprsync uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
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    IPFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines ideas from Git, BitTorrent, Kademlia, SFS, and the web. It is like a single bittorrent swarm, exchanging git objects. IPFS provides an interface as simple as the HTTP web, but with permanence built in.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedIPFS is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  5. SyncBack is a tool to backup, synchronize, and restore data files.

    ⚫︎ AES-256 EncryptionSyncBack has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningSyncBack has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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  6. GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    BorgBackup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Arch Linux
    • Fedora
    • Cygwin
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian

    BorgBackup (short: Borg) is a deduplicating backup program. Optionally, it supports compression and authenticated encryption.

    ⚫︎ Automatic BackupBorgBackup will automatically back up your data periodically.
    ⚫︎ Encrypted BackupBorgBackup uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    ⚫︎ AES-256 EncryptionBorgBackup has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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  8. Simple fast backup for Windows.

    ⚫︎ File VersioningBvckup 2 has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ PortableBvckup 2 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  9. Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceUnison File Synchronizer either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ DecentralizedUnison File Synchronizer is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  10. SyncFolders helps you to synchronize the contents of two folders, including any subfolders, track file modifications and deletions in a local database, propagate deletions and detect file renames, which is a noteworthy feature.

    ⚫︎ PortableSyncFolders can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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