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Time Machine alternatives


  • Duplicati

  • Duplicati is the only portable backup program, able to send backups in encrypted form to another computer or SkyDrive using one of several methods (WebDAV, FTP, SFTP/SCP/SSH, Amazon S3, Rackspace CloudFiles, USB disk, Windows network share). Time scheduler e.g. for auto-backups every 3rd Monday on 10 a.m.German, Danish, English, French, Portugese. Can also be startet from command-line. Support for snapshots via VSS and LVM: Backup of open files. Duplicati is a rewrite of Duplicity/ftplicity, written for Windows (in managed C# .NET). It also runs on Linux using the Mono framework.The lastest portable version in all 5 languages can be downloaded as a zip file from https://github.com/duplicati/duplicati/releases »

    tags: Portable automatic-backup backup-and-restore backup-folders backup-open-files
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Macrium Reflect

  • Macrium Reflect is a Disc Imaging Backup Software to make a complete *.mrimg or *.iso copy of your hard drive.

    tags: backup-and-restore backup-image command-line differential-backup disk-backup
    platform: Windows
  • Déjà Dup

  • 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. It features support for local or remote backup locations, including Amazon S3.

    tags: backup-and-restore compressed-backup diff encrypted-backup incremental-backup
    platform: Linux
  • BackBlaze

  • Online backup for $5 month unlimited space. Backblaze backup encrypts and uploads all your data – no questions asked. No picking files. No digging through folders. Your data is backed up online to our datacenters, so nothing can touch it. Restore from the web or get a DVD or USB drive sent via FedEx. Files change and Backblaze backs them up. By default, Backblaze simply backs up all the time so you dont have to remember. But if you wish, you can schedule Backblaze to backup at a convenient time or only when you click "Backup Now". Unlike Carbonite, Backblaze also backs up external USB and Firewire drives. »

    tags: backup-and-restore encrypted-sync internet-backup offsite-backup online-backup
    platform: Mac OS X Windows
  • Comodo Time Machine

  • Comodo Time Machine (CTM) allows non-commercial users to quickly restore their entire system to an earlier point in time (including the registry, critical operating system files and user created documents).This free tool is especially useful to roll back your system to the last known working state in the event of virus attacks or crashes.

    tags: Discontinued data-recovery restore-point system-restore system-roll-back
    platform: Windows Discontinued
  • Back In Time

  • Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux inspired from FlyBack and "TimeVault". The backup is done by taking snapshots of a specified set of directories.

    tags: backup-and-restore snapshot time-machine
    platform: Linux
  • Reboot Restore Rx

  • Reboot Restore Rx makes it easy to maintain PC’s in small public access computing environments (classrooms, computer labs, kiosks, internet cafes, libraries, etc.). Every time you restart the PCs they will automatically reset to your predefined baseline setting.

    tags: data-protection persistent-storage remote-management restore-on-reboot security-privacy
    platform: Windows
  • Duplicity

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

    tags: backup-and-restore backup-to-cloud command-line encrypted-backup incremental-backup
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Veeam Endpoint Backup

  • Veeam Endpoint Backup provides a simple solution for backing up Windows-based desktops and laptops. With Veeam Endpoint Backup you can easily back up your PC to an external hard drive, NAS (network-attached storage) share or a Veeam Backup & Replication repository. And if your system crashes, hard drive fails, or a file gets corrupted or accidentally deleted, you can recover what you need in minutes—like it never even happened.

    tags: backup-and-restore data-recovery disk-imaging disk-recovery endpoint
    platform: Windows
  • Rollback Rx

  • RollBack Rx client is a robust system restore utility that enables home users and IT professionals to easily restore a PC to a time before certain events occurred. RollBack Rx makes it easy for users of all skill levels to quickly and easily repair PC issues - saving time, money and PC trouble.

    tags: backup-and-restore crash-recovery data-protection file-recovery hard-disk-utility
    platform: Windows
  • Arq

  • Arq is super-easy online backupBack up your files automatically, to your own cloud account, with Arq.

    tags: amazon-drive-sync amazon-glacier amazon-s3 backup-and-restore cloud-storage-backup
    platform: Mac OS X Windows
  • Clean Slate

  • Restores your computer to its original configuration discarding unwanted computer changes. Just log off or reboot. Clean Slate is easy yet powerful.Discards unwanted user changes at log off or reboot, No Partitioning Ever, Effortless Windows Critical Updates Support, Seamless AV Updates, Easy Application Blocking, Enable-Disable-Configure with No Rebooting Ever, Super Flexible, Easy, Secure!

    tags: adware antivirus computer-security firewall internet-security
    platform: Windows
  • AX64 Time Machine

  • AX64 Time Machine is a backup and recovery software that enables an easy and fast way to restore your PC to an earlier point of time.

    tags: backup-and-restore backup-image backup-open-files data-recovery disaster-recovery
    platform: Windows
  • Genie Timeline

  • 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 restoration.

    tags: backup-and-restore continuous-data-protection explorer-integration metro-ui time-machine
    platform: Windows
  • TimeShift

  • TimeShift for Linux is an application that provides functionality similar to the System Restore feature in Windows and the Time Machine tool in Mac OS. TimeShift protects your system by taking incremental snapshots of the file system at regular intervals. These snapshots can be restored at a later date to undo all changes to the system.

    tags: backup-and-restore incremental-backup
    platform: Linux