Time Machine Alternatives for Windows

    Time Machine is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Rollback Rx, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Time Machine and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Time Machine are Duplicati (Free, Open Source), Reboot Restore Rx (Freemium), Macrium Reflect (Freemium) and Restic (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 12, 2021

    1. Backup and restore files and folders easily. Set compression level and restore mode. Split large backup file into several parts.
    2. File History protects files from within the libraries, desktop, favorites, and contacts folders and creates copies of the files. in any event of a system refresh, reset or crash the files that were backed up via File History can easily be restored.
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    3. iGoUSB Backup is a portable plug'n use software solution that provides a simple, efficient and uncluttered way to save a copy of your computer files, documents, pictures, music and video files for the non-technical person.


      It looks like this is no longer being worked on. You can get it from http://download.cnet.com/iGoUSB/3000-2242_4-75806006.html but all the links to their site, from here and at CNET are broken. The site 404's, but has been archived by the Wayback Machine: https://web.archive.org/web/20120625140728/http://www.igousb.com/

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    4. RestoreIT® 7 is based on FarStone's patented "Advanced System Restore " technology. RestoreIT® 7 is a new, and powerful, innovation designed to recover your entire PC in 60 seconds for an effortless recovery from any disaster.
    5. Uranium is a light and reliable backup software for the protection of your personal and business data. An all-in-one solution able to suit all your needs, available in both free and commercial editions.
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    6. KLS Backup - Powerful backup and synchronization program with FTP, WebDAV and cloud support (Windows Azure, Amazon S3, Eucalyptus Walrus) KLS Backup is a powerful backup, synchronization and disk cleaner program that allows you to back up or synchronize your data to local and...
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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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      This alternative is disputed. Backup Maker is still a legitimate alternative to Time Machine, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    8. A fast and inexpensive imaging tool. Very simple yet powerful, following the KISS methodology. Can be run as a portable app, thereby opening up a lot of possibilities. For instance, I use it to remotely back up all the computers on our network via command line and PSEXE.
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      This alternative is disputed. Drive SnapShot is still a legitimate alternative to Time Machine, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    9. Comodo Time Machine (CTM) allows non-commercial users to quickly restore their entire system to an earlier point in time (including the registry, critical operating system files and user created documents).


      According to the Comodo Team, CTM is still in development, but the old version was removed from the official website. Latest version, 2.8.155286.178, released in July 2010, can be still downloaded from the official forum.

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      Comodo Time Machine vs Time Machine opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Comodo Time Machine is still a legitimate alternative to Time Machine, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      andyroddick0797 Time machine functionality. Quick restore options
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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