Category Archive: Backup Software

COMODO Backup

COMODO Backup has tons of great features for a free backup program. It can backup registry files, files and folders, email accounts, particular registry entries, IM conversations, browser data, partitions, or entire disks like the system drive. Data can be backed up to a local or external drive, CD/DVD, network folder, FTP server, or sent …

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Box Backup

Box Backup is an open source, completely automatic, on-line backup system. It has the following key features: All backed up data is stored on the server in files on a filesystem – no tape, archive or other special devices are required. The server is trusted only to make files available when they are required – …

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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. The idea is to combine the best features of …

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BackupPC

BackupPC is a high-performance, enterprise-grade system for backing up Linux, WinXX and MacOSX PCs and laptops to a server’s disk. BackupPC is highly configurable and easy to install and maintain. BackupPC Features A clever pooling scheme minimizes disk storage and disk I/O. Identical files across multiple backups of the same or different PCs are stored …

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Unison

Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows. It allows two replicas of a collection of files and directories to be stored on different hosts (or different disks on the same host), modified separately, and then brought up to date by propagating the changes in each replica to the other. Unison shares a number …

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AceBackup

AceBackup is a powerful freeware tool to create completely secure backups of your data. Store your data on any local storage device, on CD, DVD or on your remote FTP server Features: AceBackup has five different encryption algorithms to protect your data against unauthorized access.It can encrypt even the file names. A unique feature of …

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Burp

Burp is a network backup and restore program. It uses librsync in order to save network traffic and to save on the amount of space that is used by each backup. It also uses VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) to make snapshots when backing up Windows computers. It is open source free software (where ‘free’ …

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Bacula

Bacula is a set of Open Source, computer programs that permit you (or the system administrator) to manage backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds. Bacula is relatively easy to use and efficient, while offering many advanced storage management features that make it easy to find and …

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AMANDA

AMANDA, the Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver, is a backup solution that allows the IT administrator to set up a single master backup server to back up multiple hosts over network to tape drives/changers or disks or optical media. Amanda uses native utilities and formats (e.g. dump and/or GNU tar) and can back up …

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Areca Backup

Areca Backup is an Open Source personal backup solution which is released under the General Public License (GPL) v2. Backup Engine Features : Archives compression (Zip & Zip64 format) Archives encryption (AES128 & AES256 encryption algorithms) Storage on local hard drive, network drive, USB key, FTP, FTPs (with implicit and explicit SSL / TLS) or …

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SyncToy 2.1

SyncToy 2.1 is a free application that synchronizes files and folders between locations. Typical uses include sharing files, such as photos, with other computers and creating backup copies of files and folders. SyncToy2.1 is powered by the latest synchronization engine from Microsoft Sync Framework 2.0 and provides better performance and robustness. The new features and …

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