rsync Alternatives for Mac

    rsync is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to rsync and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to rsync are FreeFileSync (Free, Open Source), Duplicati (Free, Open Source), Rclone (Free, Open Source) and Restic (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 11, 2021

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      Easy and efficient file synchronization and backup solutions. Duplicacy for Windows/Mac/Linux
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    1. An easy file backup program to automatically back up your critical data. Don't take chances with your data. Use backup software to manually back up files, or automate the backup process to keep data safe and secure.
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    2. Backer is a visual front end to the rsync command. It allows the user to select multiple folders and back them up to multiple locations. It stores your backup settings for you so that all your backups can be run easily using a single button click.
    3. Folder Snapshot Utility will make a copy of anything you throw at it. Any subsequent snapshot will happen much faster than a copy (up to thousands of times faster) and using much less disk space (perhaps even zero disk space, if nothing has changed).
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    4. duply is a frontend for the mighty duplicity magic. duplicity is a python based shell application that makes encrypted incremental backups to remote storages. Different backends like ftp, sftp, imap, s3 and others are supported.
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    5. Despite a name that conjures up comedic visions, Bonkey the Backup Monkey is a serious backup program with tremendous potential.
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