Open Source SyncBack Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to SyncBack is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to SyncBack and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to SyncBack are FreeFileSync (Free, Open Source), Duplicati (Free, Open Source), rsync (Free, Open Source) and Rclone (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 24, 2021

    1. 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.
    2. FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files.
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      FreeFileSync vs SyncBack opinions
      Most users think FreeFileSync is a great alternative to SyncBack.
      No sync with Cloud storage
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

      freefilesync is impossible to use... 20 years as a sysadmin and cant figure out how this works
      Negative comment over 5 years ago


    3. 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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      elnath78 Impossible to run the sync when a new file is created or an existing file is updated.
      Negative comment 4 months ago

    4. 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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      No windows compatibility.
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

    5. 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 -...
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      NginUS2 This app can do multiple targets unlike many others. Robust feature set similar to that of Sync Back Pro.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago


    6. SyncTrayzor is a wrapper for Syncthing which allows Syncthing's window to be hidden in the tray area. SyncTrayzor has a built-in web browser to manage Syncthing without opening your browser. SyncTrayzor can be configured to automatically start at PC startup.
    7. Easy: Doing backups should be a frictionless process, otherwise you are tempted to skip it. Restic should be easy to configure and use, so that in the unlikely event of a data loss you can just restore it. Likewise, restoring data should not be complicated.
    8. 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.
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    9. Toucan is a small portableapp utility allowing you to synchronise, backup and secure your data with more options than the built in suite utilities. It is split up into 7 tabs, allowing you to easily find the function that you want.
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      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.
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