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SyncBack Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to SyncBack for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative 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 18 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to SyncBack are FreeFileSync, Duplicati, Rclone and rsync.

SyncBack alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Backup Clients or Disk Imaging Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SyncBack.
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  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android
  • Android Tablet

SyncBack is a tool to backup, synchronize, and restore data files.

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  1. GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Syncthing

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron

    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.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedSyncthing is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionSyncthing has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ LightweightSyncthing consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSyncthing supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceSyncthing either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    jrmz

    wait what ? this software don't have a proper interface, this use the web browser for the interface. this is a terrible idea

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  3. FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files.

    ⚫︎ PortableFreeFileSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningFreeFileSync has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceFreeFileSync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Most users think FreeFileSync is a great alternative to SyncBack.
    jrmz

    very crapy, you can loose all your work if you missclick, and for aproper use you need to pay

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    No sync with Cloud storage

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    freefilesync is impossible to use... 20 years as a sysadmin and cant figure out how this works

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  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ Automatic BackupDuplicati will automatically back up your data periodically.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningDuplicati has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ AES-256 EncryptionDuplicati has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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    elnath78

    Impossible to run the sync when a new file is created or an existing file is updated.

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  5. Rclone ("rsync for cloud storage") is a command-line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage providers.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceRclone either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ LightweightRclone consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    NginUS2

    This app can do multiple targets unlike many others. Robust feature set similar to that of Sync Back Pro.

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    rsync

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacersync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    No windows compatibility.

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    Restic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Arch Linux
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD

    restic is a program that does backups right. The design goals are: Easy, Fast, Verifiable, Secure, Efficient, Free.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceRestic either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  8. GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    DirSync Pro

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceDirSync Pro either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Bacula

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD

    Bacula is a set of computer programs that permit managing backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds.

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