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Z-DBackup Alternatives

Z-DBackup is described as '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' and is an app in the backup & sync category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Z-DBackup for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Duplicati, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Z-DBackup are rsync, SyncBack, Time Machine and Toucan.

Z-DBackup alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Backup Clients or Online Backup Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Z-DBackup.
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  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Windows

Z-DBackup is a modular backup system which can copy complex data sets quickly, easily and reliably to any kind of target...

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  1. 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.

  2. rsync is a software application for Unix which synchronizes files and directories from one location to another while minimizing data transfer using delta encoding when appropriate.


  3. SyncBack is a tool to backup, synchronize, and restore data files.

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  4. 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.

  5. Toucan is a small portableapp utility allowing you to synchronise, backup and secure your data with more options than the built in suite utilities. It is split up into 7 tabs, allowing you to easily find the function that you want.

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  6. Duplicacy icon


    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  7. Back4Sure icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Back4Sure is a feature-rich backup solution for typical backup use. No VSS Volume Shadow Copy function for open files.

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  8. 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.


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  9. jaBuT icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    jaBuT Backup, just another Backup Tool, is a powerful and easy to use backup solution which is being developed since 2011.

  10. Genie Timeline icon

    Genie Timeline

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Genie Timeline is a time machine backup software for Windows that automatically, wirelessly and continuously backs up music files, videos, photos, documents, files and folders on your machine with little or no user intervention bringing unique simplicity to file backup and file...

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