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
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
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 No No No December 19, 2006
dd BSD/GNU Yes Yes Yes No No No No ?
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) January 23, 2013
Duplicati LGPL C# Yes Yes[4] Yes Yes No No Yes Feb 2, 2013
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) August 8, 2013
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 Continuous data protection Version for Windows Version for Mac OS X Version for Linux Graphical user interface
@MAX SyncUp @MAX software Yes Yes No No Yes
Argentum Backup Argentum Software No Yes No No Yes
Acronis True Image Acronis Yes[6] Yes No Yes Yes
ARCserve Backup arcserve Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Backup4all Softland No Yes No No Yes
BackupAssist Cortex IT Labs No Yes No No Yes
Backup Exec Symantec Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Catalogic DPX Catalogic Software Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Bitser Bitser No Yes No No Yes
Continuous Data Protection R1Soft Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Comodo Backup Comodo Yes Yes No No Yes
Crashplan Code 42 Software, Inc. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dmailer Backup Dmailer No Yes Yes No Yes
Dolly Drive Cirrus Thinking, LLC No No Yes No Yes
Double Image Backup Host Interface International No Yes No No Yes
Druva InSync Druva Software Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Druva Phoenix Druva Software Yes Yes No Yes Yes
EMC NetWorker (formerly Legato) EMC Corporation No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Genie Backup Manager Genie-Soft Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Handy Backup Novosoft LLC No Yes No Yes [7] Yes
HP Data Protector HP Software & Solutions Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IASO Backup IASO Backup No Yes Yes Yes Yes
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager IBM No Yes Yes Yes Yes
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack IBM Yes Yes No Yes Yes
IBM Aggregate Backup And Recovery System IBM No No No No ?
InMage DR-Scout InMage Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Image for Windows TeraByte Unlimited No Yes No Yes Yes
Iperius Backup Enter Srl No Yes No No Yes
KeepVault KeepVault Yes Yes Partial (via KeepVault Connector) No Yes
Langmeier Backup Langmeier Software No Yes No No Yes
LazySave LazySave No Yes No No Yes
.Mac Backup aka MobileMe Apple Inc. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Macrium Reflect Paramount Software UK Ltd No Yes No No Yes
Memopal Memopal Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mozy Mozy No Yes Yes No Yes
NetVault Backup Dell No Yes Yes Yes Yes
NTBackup Microsoft No Yes No No Yes
NetBackup Symantec Yes Yes Yes[8] Yes Yes
Norton 360 Symantec No Yes No Yes Yes
Norton Ghost Symantec No Yes No Yes Yes
Replay 4 AppAssure Software Yes Yes No No Yes
EMC RecoverPoint EMC Corporation Yes Yes No? No? Yes
Retrospect Retrospect Inc No Yes Yes Yes Yes
ShadowProtect StorageCraft Yes Yes No No Yes
System Center Data Protection Manager Microsoft No Yes No No Partial (administrative console)
SpiderOak SpiderOak Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SyncBack 2BrightSparks No Yes No No Yes
SyncToy Microsoft No Yes No No Yes
Time Machine Apple Inc. No No Yes No Yes
Tonido Backup CodeLathe No Yes Yes Yes Yes
TotalRecovery Pro FarStone Technology No Yes No No Yes
UltraBac UltraBac Software Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Unitrends Unitrends Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ventis BackupSuite 2008 VentisPro ApS No Yes No No Yes
Windows Home Server Computer Backup Microsoft No Yes Yes[9] No Yes
Windows Backup and Restore Microsoft No Yes No No Yes
Yosemite Server Backup Barracuda Networks No Yes No Yes Yes

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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