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Tarsnap Alternatives

Tarsnap is described as 'Work on Tarsnap began in September 2006 when the author, Dr. Colin Percival, decided that he wanted a better online backup service than was presently available' and is a Cloud Storage service in the backup & sync category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Tarsnap for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Mac, Windows, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is Dropbox, which is free. Other great apps like Tarsnap are Google Drive, Duplicati, Box and MediaFire.

Tarsnap alternatives are mainly Cloud Storage Services but may also be File Sync Tools or Online Backup Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Tarsnap.
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Work on Tarsnap began in September 2006 when the author, Dr. Colin Percival, decided that he wanted a better online backup...

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  1. Online backup for $7 month unlimited space. Backblaze backup encrypts and uploads all your data – no questions asked. No picking files. No digging through folders. Your data is backed up online to our datacenters, so nothing can touch it.

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    Put your files into your Dropbox on one computer, and they'll be instantly available on any of your other computers that also have Dropbox installed.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionDropbox can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineDropbox can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationDropbox supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerDropbox can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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  3. Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationGoogle Drive supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Google Drive simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineGoogle Drive can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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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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    Box

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    A secure platform for content management, workflow and collaboration.

    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesBox can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
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    MediaFire

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    MediaFire is the simple solution for uploading and downloading files on the internet. It focuses on providing a positive experience for downloaders, but does not offer an affiliate program for uploaders.

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  7. SpiderOak provides an easy, secure and consolidated online backup, storage, access, sharing & sync tool for Windows, macOS, and Linux (Ubuntu, Debian & Fedora). SpiderOak offers a different approach to online backup, synchronization, and sharing.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionSpideroak One Backup has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningSpideroak One Backup has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineSpideroak One Backup can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Automatic BackupSpideroak One Backup will automatically back up your data periodically.
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    Yandex.Disk

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Yandex.Disk is a free cloud storage service that gives you access to your photos, videos and documents from any internet-enabled device. Download the app to your phone or tablet and you'll literally be able to carry your files with you everywhere.

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  9. Online backup for $7 month unlimited space. Backblaze backup encrypts and uploads all your data – no questions asked. No picking files. No digging through folders. Your data is backed up online to our datacenters, so nothing can touch it.

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    Koofr

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Firefox

    Koofr is a safe, secure and simple way to store, backup and share your documents, photos, videos and more. It offers up to 10GB of free safe storage for your files with affordable upgrades and options to connect multiple cloud accounts.

    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationKoofr supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Koofr simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportKoofr support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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