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 Mar 14, 2021

    1. BuddyBackup lets you back up your files to your friends, family and colleagues' computers for free. This means you get safe and secure online and "off-site" backups of your data without having to pay a third party company.
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    2. Restores your computer to its original configuration discarding unwanted computer changes. Just log off or reboot. Clean Slate is easy yet powerful.
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    3. Toolwiz Time Machine (Toolwiz multi-point restoration) is a powerful and easy-to-use undelete freeware, protecting your PC from data loss and improving its security.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0.1.16, released in December 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • Windows
      • Linux
      BackupVault is a UK based provider of secure, automated and offsite backup solutions aimed at the small/medium sized business.
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    4. HDClone creates physical or logical copies (clones) and file images of hard disks and other mass storage media. HDClone is a perfect tool for backups and copies of entire software or operating system installations.
      This alternative is disputed. HDclone is still a legitimate alternative to Time Machine, but it might have issues that some users think are important.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      fwbackups is a feature-rich user backup program that allows you to backup your documents anytime, anywhere. It is completely free to download and use without any sort of trial or restrictions.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.43.4, released in December 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    5. SSuite Office Backup Master is a backup software solution designed to backup your data either on the local computer or onto another system in the network.
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    6. Z-DBackup is a modular backup system which can copy complex data sets quickly, easily and reliably to any kind of target drive and optionally even to CD-R/W, DVD+/-R/W, DVD-RAM, Blu-Ray, tape, USB flash drives and many more.
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    7. R-Drive Image is a potent utility providing disk image files creation for backup or duplication purposes.
    8. GS RichCopy 360 is the ONLY file copy utility that utilizes its own proprietary Multi-Threading technology that uses all available logical cores in the system.
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