rsync Alternatives for Mac

Popular Alternatives to rsync for Mac. Explore 25+ Mac apps like rsync, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

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. If your looking for more info about rsync like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 5/21/2018 7:09:00 AM

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  • Syncthing

    Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored, if it is shared with some third party and how it's transmitted over the Internet. Private. None of your data is ever stored anywhere else other than on your computers. There is no central server that might be compromised, legally or illegally. Encrypted. All communication is secured using TLS.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet ... BSD Self-Hosted Cloudron

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  • FreeFileSync

    FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files. Instead of copying every file every time, FreeFileSync determines the differences between a source and a target folder and transfers only the minimum amount of data needed. FreeFileSync is Open Source software, available for Windows, Linux and macOS.

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  • Rclone

    Rclone is a command line program to sync files and directories to and from: - Google Drive - Amazon S3 - Openstack Swift / Rackspace cloud files / Memset Memstore - Dropbox - Google Cloud Storage - Amazon Cloud Drive - Microsoft One Drive - Hubic - Backblaze B2 - Yandex Disk - The local filesystem Features - MD5/SHA1 hashes checked at all times for file integrity - Timestamps preserved on files - Partial syncs supported on a whole file basis - Copy mode to just copy...

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    • It works very well on many platforms. The only complaint is that, much like rsync, you have to familiarize yourself with a bunch of "command line" parameters to be able to use it. varian93Aug 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • GoodSync

    GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software. The software automatically backs up and syncs your files between any computer, mobile device or drive; with or without using the cloud. There is a free trial period of 30 days, after which usage is severely restricted (down to 3 jobs and 100 files). - File Sync GoodSync syncs files between your computer, mobile devices, FTP, SFTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, SkyDrive, WebDAV, Azure.

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  • SyncBack

    SyncBack is a tool to backup, synchronize, and restore data files. · Free: SyncBackFree (Windows) is a simple backup and restore solution at no cost. · Paid: SyncBackLite (Windows) is for home users who want file backup and synchronization application. Each license can be installed on up to 2 Windows computers. · Paid: SyncBackSE (Windows, macOS*, Linux* and Android*) is a Windows solution for home users to backup their personal data.

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    • Only supports insecure remote backups, very irresponsible Guest • Nov 2015 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Unison

    Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows. It allows two replicas of a collection of files and directories to be stored on different hosts (or different disks on the same host), modified separately, and then brought up to date by propagating the changes in each replica to the other. Unison shares a number of features with tools such as configuration management packages (CVS, PRCS, Subversion, BitKeeper, etc.), distributed filesystems (Coda, etc.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Synkron

    Synkron is an application for folder synchronisation and folder-backups that allows you to configure your synchronisations in detail. Despite having many features, the user interface of Synkron is very user-friendly and easy to use. Synkron is able to synchronise multiple folders at once, analyse folders before sync, restore overwritten or deleted files, plan synchronisations and much more.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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    • Discontinued Last Update: 2014-10-11, see https://sourceforge.net/projects/synkron/
  • DirSync Pro

    DirSync Pro is a small, but powerful utility for file and folder synchronization. DirSync Pro can be used to synchronize the content of one or many folders recursively. Use DirSync Pro to easily synchronize files from your desktop PC to your USB-stick. Using DirSync Pro you can make incremental backups. In this way you'll spare lots of time because you don't have to copy all the files each time you want to update your backup; only new/modified/larger files would be copied.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Bacula

    Bacula is a set of Open Source, enterprise ready, computer programs that permit you (or the system administrator) to manage backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds. Bacula is relatively easy to use and efficient, while offering many advanced storage management features that make it easy to find and recover lost or damaged files. In technical terms, it is an Open Source, enterprise ready, network based backup program.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux FreeBSD OpenBSD

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  • Arq

    Arq is super-easy online backup Back up your files automatically, to your own cloud account, with Arq. Just connect Arq to your own Google Drive account, Amazon Web Services account, SFTP server, Greenqloud account, DreamObjects account, or any S3-compatible server. Everything is encrypted before transfer, so your files are safe and secure. Arq backs up your files automatically, every hour.

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  • Syncovery

    Back up your data and synchronize PCs, Macs, servers, notebooks, and online storage space. You can set up as many different jobs as you need and run them manually or using the scheduler. The software comes with support for FTP, SSH, HTTP, WebDAV, and Amazon S3. You can use ZIP compression and data encryption. On Windows NT/2000 or higher, the scheduler can run as a service - without users having to log on.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Duplicity

    Duplicity is a software suite that provides encrypted, digitally signed, versioned, remote backup of files requiring little of the remote server. Duplicity devises a scheme where the first archive is a complete backup and subsequent backups are only adding differences from the first backup. Chains consisting of a full backup and a series of incremental backups can be recovered to the point in time that any of the incremental steps were taken at.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Rsnapshot

    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.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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  • csync

    csync is a lightweight utility to synchronize files between two directories on a system or between multiple systems. It synchronizes bidirectionally and allows the user to keep two copies of files and directories in sync. csync uses widely adopted protocols, such as smb or sftp, so that there is no need for a server component. It is a user-level program which means you don’t need to be a superuser or administrator.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • ChronoSync

    ChronoSync is a complete, all-in-one solution for file synchronizations, backups, bootable backups/clones and cloud storage. Features include the ability to: • Create bootable backups or clones of your hard drive. • Synchronize files in any direction or bi-directionally. • Backup to select cloud storage services. • Backup to SFTP servers. • Target any device or folder visible in Finder such as disk volume, thumb drive, NAS, disk image, server, or (with ChronoAgent) another Mac.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Syncrify

    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. One of the biggest challenge faced by companies using service-based online backups is privacy. Syncrify allow you to create a private-cloud within your company.

    Free Personal $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

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  • Get Backup

    Get Backup is a native Mac OS X backup software utility. This program is a simple and efficient tool for creating personal backups, suitable for both beginners and pros. It gracefully combines a simple and elegant user interface with powerful backup capabilities, such as automatic backups according to a schedule. Get Backup is quite flexible — you can reduce the backup archive size using compression tools, restore it on any computer as it utilizes tar technology, and much more.

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  • DSync

    Are your backups synchronized? Use DSync. Use it for backups. Use it to organize your files. Three steps is all it takes for DSync to synchronize your files. Select the folders, compare them, synchronize them. Can it really be that easy? Sure it can. After spending years trying to use tools that are too complicated, create hidden files or just too limited, we've developed DSync - the easiest way to synchronize files on Mac.

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  • Dropsync

    DropSync is a super fast and flexible folder synchronization tool. It is ideal for a wide range of syncing tasks including: - Updating on-the-go documents to a USB stick - Backing up, or mirroring a website from a remote host to your local computer - Backing up precious files like photos, music and websites to a second computer or external hard drive. Under the hood, DropSync uses an industrial-strength syncing engine (rsync), which means that it is both fast and reliable.

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  • Truck - Rsync Client

    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. In technical terms, it’s an SSH browser with an rsync transfer engine. Features – Upload and download via rsync by simply pointing and clicking. – Browse, rename, move and delete remote files. – Works over an encrypted SSH tunnel (no setup required). – Includes rsync 3.1.2. – Connects to any remote machine.

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  • Bonkey

    Despite a name that conjures up comedic visions, Bonkey the Backup Monkey is a serious backup program with tremendous potential. Not that it isnt good now; The program is easy to use, puts all the relevant options at your fingertips and backs up to multiple locations--including ftp or sftp locations, across the network, local folders and even SQL databases and Amazons S3 online backup service. Files are either zipped into an archive or copied as is so you can browse them using Windows Explorer.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows

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  • Backuplist

    Backuplist+ is a popular "wrapper" application for the new rsync 3.0.6 copy tool. It is a powerful backup application that is simple for novice users and offers many choices for the more advanced user. It makes simple copies, not archives, that are easy to retrieve and can even make a clone of the whole system.

    Free Mac

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  • lsyncd

    Lsyncd watches a local directory trees event monitor interface (inotify or fsevents). It aggregates and combines events for a few seconds and then spawns one (or more) process(es) to synchronize the changes. By default this is rsync. Lsyncd is thus a light-weight live mirror solution that is comparatively easy to install not requiring new filesystems or blockdevices and does not hamper local filesystem performance.

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  • arRsync

    arRsync is a Mac OS X frontend for the utility rsync . It is intended to provide a simple interface to a powerful backup and synchronisation tool. It is quite limited but it can already performed basic backups.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • Ferro Backup System

    Ferro Backup System™ (FBS) is a professional, network backup system intended for small offices and large corporations and institutions alike. It allows you to protect data stored at desktops, laptops and network file servers operating under Microsoft Windows®, Novell NetWare®, Linux, MacOS. With Ferro Backup System™ it takes just moments to backup data of critical importance for your company’s operations, which is stored on computers connected to a LAN.

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