List of backup software

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This is a list of backup software (software that performs data backups).

Free software[edit]

Package License Language Version for Windows Version for Mac OS Version for Linux Graphical user interface Web interface Webmin module Encryption Last updated
Todo Backup Free Free C++ Yes No No Yes No No Yes December 15, 2014
AMANDA BSD C, Perl Yes Yes Yes Yes (with Amanda Enterprise) ? Optional (separate download + cost) Yes (Asymmetric and Symmetric) July 10, 2014
Areca Backup GPLv2.0 Java Yes No Yes Yes ? No Yes (Symmetric) April 7, 2014
BackupPC GPLv2.0 Perl Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No April 14, 2013
Bacula AGPLv3.0 C++ Yes (license required) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes (Asymmetric) April 2, 2014
Back In Time GPL Python No Yes Yes Yes (Wishlist[1]) ? (Wishlist[2]) December 13, 2013
Box Backup BSD/GPLv2.0 C++ Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes (Unknown) May 1, 2010
cpio BSD/GNU C Yes (with GnuWin32) Yes Yes No ? Optional (separate download) No March 10, 2010
Cobian Backup (v11) Mozilla Public License 1.1 or proprietary Object Pascal (Delphi) Yes No No Yes No ? Yes (Symmetric?) December 6, 2012
Create Synchronicity GPLv3 Visual Basic .NET Yes No Yes Yes No No No March 11, 2012
Cwrsync - Rsync for Windows GPL Yes (based on Cygwin) No No No No No No September 28, 2011
DirSync Pro GPLv3 Java Yes Yes Yes Yes Not relevant (local application) Not relevant (local application) No February 20, 2014
DAR GPLv2 C++ Yes Yes Yes Optional (DarGUI) ? ? Yes April 21, 2014
dcfldd GPL C Yes No Yes No No No No December 19, 2006
dd BSD/GNU Yes Yes Yes No No No No January 27, 2014
dump BSD/GPL No Yes[3] Yes No No ? No June 11, 2010
duplicity GPL Python Yes (with Cygwin) Yes Yes Optional (Déjà Dup) No No Yes (GnuPG) May 9, 2014
Lback GPL Python Yes Yes Yes Optional (Déjà Dup) No No Yes (GnuPG) Nov 16, 2014
Duplicati LGPL C# Yes Yes[4] Yes Yes Partial (Only in Preview) No Yes February 2, 2013 (Stable) November 30, 2014 (Preview)
FlyBack GPL No No Yes Yes ? No No May 5, 2010
luckyBackup GPLv3 Yes No Yes Yes No No No Mar 16, 2014
Mondo GPL No No Yes Yes ? No No October 1, 2013
obnam GPLv3 Python No No Yes No No No Yes (Asymmetric and Symmetric) May 13, 2014
QtdSync GPL Yes (includes Cygwin dlls) No Yes Yes No No No August 10, 2014
Redo Backup and Recovery GPL Yes No Yes Yes No No No May 22, 2012
rdiff-backup GPL Python Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No March 16, 2009
rsync GPL Partial[5] Yes Yes Optional (separate downloads) ? Optional (separate downloads) No March 26, 2011
tar BSD/GPL Yes (with GnuWin32) Yes Yes Optional (GUI Tar and Tar GUI) ? ? No March 13, 2011
Zmanda Recovery Manager GPL Yes No Yes Optional (ZMC for enterprise edition) ? No Yes (Asymmetric and Symmetric) ?

Proprietary[edit]

Package Publisher Version for Windows Version for Mac OS X Version for Linux Graphical user interface Continuous data protection
@MAX SyncUp @MAX software Yes No No Yes Yes
Argentum Backup Argentum Software Yes No No Yes No
Acronis True Image Acronis Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes[6]
ARCserve Backup arcserve Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Backup4all Softland Yes No No Yes No
BackupAssist Cortex IT Labs Yes No No Yes No
Backup Exec Symantec Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Catalogic DPX Catalogic Software Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Bitser Bitser Yes No No Yes No
Bvckup 2 Pipemetrics SA Yes No No Yes No
ChronoSync Econ Technologies No Yes No Yes No
CDP Server R1Soft Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Comodo Backup Comodo Group Yes No No Yes Yes
Crashplan Code42 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dmailer Backup Dmailer Yes Yes No Yes No
Dolly Drive Cirrus Thinking, LLC No Yes No Yes No
Double Image Backup Host Interface International Yes No No Yes No
Druva InSync Druva Software Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Druva Phoenix Druva Software Yes No Yes Yes Yes
EMC NetWorker (formerly Legato) EMC Corporation Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Genie Backup Manager Genie-Soft Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Handy Backup Novosoft LLC Yes No Yes [7] Yes No
HP Data Protector HP Software & Solutions Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IASO Backup IASO Backup Yes Yes Yes Yes No
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager IBM Yes Yes Yes Yes No
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack IBM Yes No Yes Yes Yes
IBM Aggregate Backup And Recovery System IBM No No No ? No
InMage DR-Scout InMage Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Image for Windows TeraByte Unlimited Yes No Yes Yes No
Iperius Backup Enter Srl Yes No No Yes No
KeepVault KeepVault Yes Partial (via KeepVault Connector) No Yes Yes
Langmeier Backup Langmeier Software Yes No No Yes No
LazySave LazySave Yes No No Yes No
.Mac Backup aka MobileMe Apple Inc. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Macrium Reflect Paramount Software UK Ltd Yes No No Yes No
Memopal Memopal Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mozy Mozy / EMC Yes Yes No Yes No
NetVault Backup Dell Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Novabackup NovaStor Yes No No Yes No
NTBackup Microsoft Yes No No Yes No
NetBackup Symantec Yes Yes[8] Yes Yes Yes
Norton 360 Symantec Yes No Yes Yes No
Norton Ghost Symantec Yes No Yes Yes No
Replay 4 AppAssure Software Yes No No Yes Yes
EMC RecoverPoint EMC Corporation Yes No? No? Yes Yes
Retrospect Retrospect Inc Yes Yes Yes Yes No
ShadowProtect StorageCraft Yes No No Yes Yes
System Center Data Protection Manager Microsoft Yes No No Partial (administrative console) No
SpiderOak SpiderOak Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SyncBack 2BrightSparks Yes No No Yes No
SyncToy Microsoft Yes No No Yes No
Time Machine Apple Inc. No Yes No Yes No
Tonido Backup CodeLathe Yes Yes Yes Yes No
TotalRecovery Pro FarStone Technology Yes No No Yes No
UltraBac UltraBac Software Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Unitrends Unitrends Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ventis BackupSuite 2008 VentisPro ApS Yes No No Yes No
Windows Home Server Computer Backup Microsoft Yes Yes[9] No Yes No
Windows Backup and Restore Microsoft Yes No No Yes No
Yosemite Server Backup Barracuda Networks Yes No Yes Yes No

See also[edit]

Lists
Concepts

References[edit]

  1. ^ Back In Time : Questions : Question #88837 : add compression
  2. ^ Back In Time : Questions : Question #131221 : Will Back In Time Support Encryption Anytime?
  3. ^ No longer supported
  4. ^ Commandline version only
  5. ^ "Rsync Windows <-> Linux". 28 September 2008. Retrieved 27 October 2009. Unfortunately, there is no native rsync for Windows. But there is rsync build for cygwin. 
  6. ^ Tullin, Louise (15 September 2009). "New Acronis True Image Home 2010 offers Online Backup and continuous data protection". Press Centre (United Kingdom: Acronis UK). Retrieved 20 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Release of Linux version of backup software - Feature Requests - Handy Backup Official Website". handybackup.net. Retrieved 2013-10-07. 
  8. ^ Symantec technical documentation, Version 6.5.2 and above.
  9. ^ Time Machine emulation available as OEM option from Hewlett-Packard.

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