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ZBackup Alternatives

ZBackup is described as 'globally-deduplicating backup tool, based on the ideas found in rsync. Feed a large .tar into it, and it will store duplicate regions of it only once, then compress and optionally encrypt the result' and is an app in the backup & sync category. There are seven alternatives to ZBackup for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Arch Linux. The best alternative is Duplicati, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ZBackup are Restic, BorgBackup, rdiff-backup and Duplicity.

ZBackup alternatives are mainly Backup Clients but may also be File Sync Tools or Online Backup Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ZBackup.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

ZBackup is a globally-deduplicating backup tool, based on the ideas found in rsync. Feed a large .tar into it, and it will...

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  1. Duplicati icon

    Duplicati

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    128 alternatives to Duplicati 

    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.

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    1.  Incremental BackupDuplicati supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    2.  Schedule BackupDuplicati supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    3.  Encrypted BackupDuplicati uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    4.  Automatic BackupDuplicati will automatically back up your data periodically.
    5.  File VersioningDuplicati has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    6.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    7.  AES-256 EncryptionDuplicati has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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    Restic

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Arch Linux
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD
    41 alternatives to Restic 

    restic is a program that does backups right. The design goals are: Easy, Fast, Verifiable, Secure, Efficient, Free.

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    1.  Encrypted BackupRestic uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    2.  Incremental BackupRestic supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    3.  Command line interfaceRestic either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    BorgBackup

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Arch Linux
    • Fedora
    • Cygwin
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian
    26 alternatives to BorgBackup 

    BorgBackup (short: Borg) is a deduplicating backup program. Optionally, it supports compression and authenticated encryption.

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    1.  Incremental BackupBorgBackup supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    2.  Automatic BackupBorgBackup will automatically back up your data periodically.
    3.  Encrypted BackupBorgBackup uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    4.  AES-256 EncryptionBorgBackup has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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    rdiff-backup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    77 alternatives to rdiff-backup 

    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.

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    Duplicity

    • Mac
    • Linux
    29 alternatives to Duplicity 

    Duplicity is a software suite that provides encrypted, digitally signed, versioned, remote backup of files requiring little of the remote server.

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    1.  Incremental BackupDuplicity supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    2.  Encrypted BackupDuplicity uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    3.  Command line interfaceDuplicity either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Emborg

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    24 alternatives to Emborg 

    Emborg is a simple command line utility to orchestrate backups. It is built as a front-end to Borg, a powerful and fast deduplicating backup program. With Emborg, you specify all the details about your backups once in advance, and then use a very simple command line interface...

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    1.  Encrypted BackupEmborg uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    2.  Command line interfaceEmborg either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    3.  Incremental BackupEmborg supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
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    GS RichCopy 360

    • Windows
    146 alternatives to GS RichCopy 360 

    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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    1.  AES-256 EncryptionGS RichCopy 360 has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
    Users are provided a wizard to guide them effortless through the job configuration while advanced users can choose to opt out of the wizard if they so desire.
    As you navigate each step of the wizard, you can command GS RichCopy 360 what files to copy, how to manage open or locked files, copy and retain NTFS permissions and preserve date and time stamp information.
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