Rsnapshot Alternatives

    Rsnapshot is described as 'rsnapshot is a rsync based backup utillity, providing filesystem snapshot functionality. It can take incremental snapshots of local and remote filesystems for any number of machines' and is an app in the Backup & Sync category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Rsnapshot for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Cygwin. The best alternative is rsync, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Rsnapshot are Déjà Dup (Free, Open Source), Time Machine (Free), Borg Backup (Free, Open Source) and Back In Time (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 30, 2020

    1. 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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    2. Déjà Dup is a simple backup tool. It hides the complexity of doing backups the Right Way (encrypted, off-site, and regularly) and uses Duplicity as the backend.
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    3. 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.
    4. BorgBackup (short: Borg) is a deduplicating backup program. Optionally, it supports compression and authenticated encryption.
    5. Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux, inspired by "FlyBack project".
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    6. Duplicacy is a new generation local and cloud backup tool that supports cross-computer deduplication. It is free for personal use and source code is available to commercial users.
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      Bareos is a 100% open source fork of the backup project Bacula .
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    7. rdiff-backup backs up one directory to another, possibly over a network. The target directory ends up a copy of the source directory, but extra reverse diffs are stored in a special subdirectory of that target directory, so you can still recover files lost some time ago.
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    8. Back4Sure is a feature-rich backup solution for typical backup use. No VSS Volume Shadow Copy function for open files.
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    9. 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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