Rsnapshot Alternatives for Windows

    Rsnapshot is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Duplicacy, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Rsnapshot and 18 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Rsnapshot are Bareos (Free, Open Source), rdiff-backup (Free, Open Source), Back4Sure (Free) and Areca Backup (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 2, 2021

    1. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Bareos is a 100% open source fork of the backup project Bacula .
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    2. 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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    3. 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. Comodo Time Machine (CTM) allows non-commercial users to quickly restore their entire system to an earlier point in time (including the registry, critical operating system files and user created documents).

      Discontinued

      According to the Comodo Team, CTM is still in development, but the old version was removed from the official website. Latest version, 2.8.155286.178, released in July 2010, can be still downloaded from the official forum.

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    6. Nero BackItUp protects your files and memories on your PC or laptop. Have your filed automatically backed up on up to 3 locations, such as USB hard disks. All you need to do is click one button to set up your backup.
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    7. Toolwiz Time Machine (Toolwiz multi-point restoration) is a powerful and easy-to-use undelete freeware, protecting your PC from data loss and improving its security.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0.1.16, released in December 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Rsync backup solution with beautiful web interface.
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    8. Amanda is the most popular open source backup and recovery software in the world. Amanda protects more than a million servers and desktops running various versions of Linux, UNIX, BSD, Mac OS-X and Microsoft Windows operating systems worldwide.
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