List of backup software

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This is a list of backup software (software that performs data backups). Archivers, Transfers, and Version Control Systems are often used for backups but only software focused on backup should be listed here.

Free software[edit]

Package License Language Version for Windows Version for Mac OS Version for Linux Graphical user interface Command line interface Backup Type Encrypted Backup Last updated
AMANDA BSD C, Perl Yes Yes Yes No (only with Amanda Enterprise) Yes ? ? July 10, 2014
Areca Backup GPLv2.0 Java Yes No Yes Yes Yes ? ? November 26, 2014
BackupPC GPLv2.0 Perl Yes Yes Yes Yes ? ? ? April 14, 2013
Bacula AGPLv3.0 C++ Yes (license required) Yes Yes Yes Yes ? ? April 2, 2014
Back In Time GPL Python No No Yes Yes Yes ? ? January 15, 2015
Box Backup BSD/GPLv2.0 C++ Yes Yes Yes Yes ? ? ? May 1, 2010
Cobian Backup (v11) Mozilla Public License 1.1 or proprietary Object Pascal (Delphi) Yes No No Yes ? ? ? December 6, 2012
DirSync Pro GPLv3 Java Yes Yes Yes Yes ? Files No February 20, 2014
DAR GPLv2 C++ Yes Yes Yes Optional DarGUI Yes Files Yes January 31, 2015
duplicity GPL Python Yes (with Cygwin) Yes Yes Optional Déjà Dup Yes Files Yes May 9, 2014
Duplicati LGPL C# Yes Yes[1] Yes Yes ? ? Files February 2, 2013 (Stable) November 30, 2014 (Preview)
FlyBack GPL No No Yes Yes ? Files No May 5, 2010
luckyBackup GPLv3 Yes (under development) No Yes Yes ? Files No Mar 16, 2014
Mondo Rescue GPL No No Yes Yes Yes ? ? October 1, 2013
obnam GPLv3 Python No No Yes No Yes Files Yes May 13, 2014
QtdSync GPL Yes (includes Cygwin dlls) No Yes Yes ? Files No August 10, 2014
star/gtar BSD/CDDL/GNU/others Yes (with GnuWin32) Yes Yes Optional (GUI Tar and Tar GUI) Yes Files No depends on implementation
Redo Backup and Recovery GPL Yes No Yes Yes ? ? ? May 22, 2012
rdiff-backup GPL Python Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Files No March 16, 2009

Proprietary[edit]

Package Publisher Version for Windows Version for Mac OS X Version for Linux Graphical user interface Continuous data protection Backup Type Encrypted Backup
@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[2] Files, Partitions, Drives Yes
ARCserve Backup arcserve Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ? ?
EaseUS Todo Backup EaseUS Yes ? ? ? ? Files,Partitions,Drives 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 ? ?
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 EMC Corporation Yes Yes Yes Yes No ? ?
Genie Backup Manager Genie-Soft Yes No Yes Yes Yes ? ?
Handy Backup Novosoft LLC Yes No Yes [3] 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 ? ?
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 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 Partial Yes No ? ?
NTBackup Microsoft Yes No No Yes No ? ?
NetBackup Symantec Yes Yes[4] Yes Yes Yes ? ?
Norton 360 Symantec Yes No Yes Yes No ? ?
Norton Ghost Symantec Yes No Yes Yes No ? ?
Norton Ghost Symantec Yes No Yes Yes No ? ?
Paragon Backup & Recovery Paragon Yes ? ? Yes ? Files,Partitions,Drives 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 ? ?
Simpana CommVault Systems Inc. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ? ?
System Center Data Protection Manager Microsoft Yes No No Partial No ? ?
SpiderOak SpiderOak Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ? ?
SyncBack 2BrightSparks Yes No No Yes No Files No
SyncToy Microsoft Yes No No Yes No Files 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 ? ?
Ventis BackupSuite 2008 VentisPro ApS Yes No No Yes No ? ?
Windows Home Server Computer Backup Microsoft Yes Yes[5] No Yes No ? ?
Windows Backup and Restore Microsoft Yes No No Yes No Files, Partitions, Drives No
Yosemite Server Backup Barracuda Networks Yes No Yes Yes No ? ?

See also[edit]

Lists
Concepts

References[edit]

  1. ^ Commandline version only
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ "Release of Linux version of backup software - Feature Requests - Handy Backup Official Website". handybackup.net. Retrieved 2013-10-07. 
  4. ^ Symantec technical documentation, Version 6.5.2 and above.
  5. ^ Time Machine emulation available as OEM option from Hewlett-Packard.

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