Siphon Alternatives

    Siphon is described as 'will manage and sync your Firefox Add-ons between multiple computers. It will also save your Add-on list if you ever need to reinstall Firefox' and is an app in the Backup & Sync category. There are four alternatives to Siphon for a variety of platforms, including Windows, BSD, Firefox, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Firefox Sync, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Siphon are MozBackup (Free, Open Source), Hekasoft Backup & Restore (Free) and Batckup Firefox (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Oct 29, 2018

    1. Lets you sync your data and preferences (such as your bookmarks, history, passwords, open tabs and installed add-ons) across all your devices. It's free to use.
    2. MozBackup is a simple utility for creating backups of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, Mozilla Sunbird, Flock, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Suite, Spicebird, Songbird and Netscape profiles.


      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.5.2 Beta 1, released on May 6th, 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    3. Hekasoft Backup & Restore is an all-in-one solution to manage your browser data and settings. Backup your favorite browser’s settings in a single file that you can store on external drive or CD-ROM and use it to restore the profile.
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    4. Batckup Firefox is a small and very easy to use command line utility that will automatically backup all your Firefox profiles to your desktop.
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