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    TimeShift Alternatives for Windows

    TimeShift is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Restic, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to TimeShift and 11 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to TimeShift are Duplicacy (Freemium, Open Source), Areca Backup (Free, Open Source), Nero BackItUp (Freemium) and ToolWiz Time Machine (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 17, 2021

    1. Restic is a modern backup program that can back up your files: from Linux, BSD, Mac and Windows to many different storage types, including self-hosted and online services easily, being a single executable that you can run without a server or complex setup ...
    2. 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.
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    3. 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.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2015-08-26. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/areca/

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    4. Nero BackItUp protects your files and memories on your PC or laptop. Have your filed automatically backed up on up to 3 locations, such as USB hard disks. All you need to do is click one button to set up your backup.
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    5. 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      The program is no longer updated.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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    6. 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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    7. Full PC backup, extremely fast and allows to restore to a completely different Windows and computer. For example, restore programs, settings and files from a backup of Windows 7 32bit Dell to a Windows 10 64bit HP (without wiping it)
    8. Rebel Backup lets you make encrypted backups of your important files offsite to Dropbox or Google Drive. You control what and how often is backed up, and the encryption happens locally on your computer.
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    9. Zaloha_Snapshot is an add-on script to Zaloha to create hardlink-based snapshots of the backup directory (condition: hardlinks must be supported by the underlying filesystem type). This allows to create Time Machine-like backup solutions.
    10. Stellar Insta Backup is a Windows data backup software to create full volume backup or backup of selected files and folders. The tool facilitates different types of data backups; such as full backup, differential backup, and incremental backup.
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