SaftBackup Alternatives

    SaftBackup is described as 'english & german backup-software including version control. Backup of locked files via Volume Shadow Copy, automatical limits for the number of backups or backup age' and is an app in the Backup & Sync category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SaftBackup for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Duplicati, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SaftBackup are rsync (Free, Open Source), SyncBack (Freemium), Back4Sure (Free) and Create Synchronicity (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 19, 2021

    1. Duplicati is a backup client that securely stores encrypted, incremental, compressed backups on local storage, cloud storage services and remote file servers. The Duplicati project was inspired by Duplicity and had similar functionality until 2008.
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    2. 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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    3. SyncBack is a tool to backup, synchronize, and restore data files. · Free: SyncBackFree (Windows) is a simple backup and restore solution at no cost.
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    4. Back4Sure is a feature-rich backup solution for typical backup use. No VSS Volume Shadow Copy function for open files.
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    5. Create Synchronicity is a nice, lightweight backup program with a very user-friendly - yet powerful - interface, that synchronizes files and folders extremely quickly (it can even recognize paths such as "MyUSB"\MyFolder, and locate the USB drive called...

      Discontinued

      The project is on a long hiatus. Last version, 6.0, released in March 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    6. 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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    7. BackUp Maker is the professional solution for creation of data-backups. The ease of use as well as the range of functions enable you to create backup tasks for saving files and folders with a lack of time.
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    8. AutoVer is a configurable automatic or real time backup and personal versioning system. It can be used as a simple real time backup or as a more complex, but transparent version control system (like a realtime incremental backup).

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.2.1, released in April 2014, can be still downloded from the official website.

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    9. 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.
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    10. Backup4all, backup software that performs incremental backup, differential, full and mirror backup to DVD, DVD-RW, CD, CD-RW, Blu-ray, HD-DVD, Dual layer drives, USB, network and backup to FTP.
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