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.
- - Duplicati is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to TimeShift.
- - Duplicati is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to TimeShift.
Comments about Duplicati as a Alternative to TimeShift
Duplicati is not designed for, and does not really work with, the root filesystem4
restic is a program that does backups right. The design goals are: Easy, Fast, Verifiable, Secure, Efficient, Free.
Time Machine is the breakthrough automatic backup that’s built right into Mac OS X. It keeps an up-to-date copy of everything on your Mac — digital photos, music, movies, TV shows, and documents. Now, if you ever have the need, you can easily go back in time to recover anything.
Time Machine Features
Déjà Dup is a simple backup tool. It hides the complexity of doing backups the Right Way (encrypted, off-site, and regularly) and uses Duplicity as the backend.
BorgBackup (short: Borg) is a deduplicating backup program. Optionally, it supports compression and authenticated encryption.
Duplicacy is a new generation local and cloud backup tool that supports cross-computer deduplication. It is free for personal use and source code is available to commercial users.
- - Duplicacy is the most popular commercial alternative to TimeShift.
rdiff-backup backs up one directory to another, possibly over a network. The target directory ends up a copy of the source directory, but extra reverse diffs are stored in a special subdirectory of that target directory, so you can still recover files lost some time ago.
Areca Backup is a file backup software which can be run on Windows or Linux. It creates backup copies (which can be encrypted and compressed) of your files and stores them on external drives, USB keys, FTP servers, supporting incremental, differential and full backups.
Areca Backup FeaturesDiscontinued
Last Update: 2015-08-26. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/areca/
Vorta is a backup client for macOS and Linux desktops. It integrates the mighty Borg Backup with your favorite desktop environment to protect your data from disk failure, ransomware and theft.
Rustic is a backup tool that provides fast, encrypted, deduplicated backups written in Rust. It reads and writes the restic repo format described in the design document and can be used as a restic replacement in most cases.
Pika Backup is designed to save your personal data and does not support complete system recovery. Pika Backup is powered by the well-tested BorgBackup software.
Pika Backup Features