List of backup software

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This is a list of notable backup software that performs data backups). Archivers, transfer protocols, and version control systems are often used for backups but only software focused on backup should be listed here. See Comparison of backup software for features.

Systems listed on a light purple background are no longer in active development.

Free and open source software[edit]

Package License Language Version for Windows Version for Mac OS Version for Linux Graphical user interface Command line interface Last updated
AMANDA BSD C, Perl Yes Yes Yes No (except with Amanda Enterprise) Yes June 8, 2017
Areca Backup GPLv2.0 Java 1.4.x Yes No Yes Yes Yes August 26, 2015
Attic BSD Python No Yes Yes No Yes May 16, 2015
BackupPC GPLv2.0 Perl Yes Yes Yes Yes ? June 4, 2017 (Stable)
Back In Time GPL Python No No Yes Yes Yes January 11, 2016
Bacula AGPLv3.0 C, C++ Yes (license required) Yes Yes Yes Yes August 12, 2018
BorgBackup BSD-3 Python, Cython, C Partial (with Cygwin) Yes Yes Optional (BorgWeb) Yes February 13, 2017
Box Backup BSD/GPLv2.0 C++ Yes Yes Yes Yes ? July 2, 2017[1]
Bup LGPLv2.0 Python, Bash, C Partial (with Cygwin) Yes Yes No Yes June 12, 2016
DAR GPLv2 C++ Yes Yes Yes Optional (DarGUI, Kdar, gdar) Yes September 10, 2017
DirSync Pro GPLv3 Java Yes Yes Yes Yes ? September 27, 2015
Duplicati LGPL C# Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes February 2, 2013 (v1.3.4, deprecated)

August 1, 2017 (v2.0.2.1, beta)

duplicity GPL Python Partial (with Cygwin) Yes Yes Optional (Déjà Dup) Yes November 13, 2017[2]
FlyBack GPL Python No No Yes Yes ? May 5, 2010
git-annex GPL3+ Haskell No Yes Yes Partial Yes November 16, 2015
luckyBackup GPLv3 C++ Yes (under development) No Yes Yes Yes Mar 16, 2014
obnam GPLv3 Python No No Yes No Yes June 25, 2017[3]
rdiff-backup GPL Python Yes Yes Yes Optional (JBackpack) Yes March 16, 2009
tar BSD/CDDL/GNU/others Partial (with GnuWin32) Yes Yes Optional (GUI Tar and Tar GUI) Yes depends on implementation

Proprietary[edit]

Package Publisher Version for Windows Version for Mac OS Version for Linux Graphical user interface Continuous Data Protection
@MAX SyncUp @MAX software Yes No No Yes Yes
Acronis True Image Acronis Yes Yes No Yes
Argentum Backup Argentum Software Yes No No Yes No
Backup4all Softland Yes No No Yes No
BackupAssist Cortex IT Labs Yes No No Yes No
Backup Exec Veritas Software Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bvckup 2 Pipemetrics SA Yes No No Yes No
Catalogic DPX Catalogic Software Yes No Yes Yes Yes
ChronoSync Econ Technologies No Yes No Yes No
CloudBerry Backup[4] CloudBerry Lab Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Cobian Backup Luis Cobian Yes No No Yes No
Commvault Commvault Yes Yes 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
Double Image Backup Host Interface International Yes No No Yes No
EMC NetWorker EMC Corporation Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Genie Backup Manager Genie-Soft Yes No Yes Yes Yes
GS RichCopy 360 GuruSquad Yes No No Yes Yes
HDClone[5] Miray Software Yes No Partial[6] Yes No
HP Data Protector HP Software & Solutions Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IASO Backup IASO Backup Yes Yes Yes Yes No
IBM Spectrum Protect (Tivoli Storage Manager) IBM Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Image for Windows TeraByte Unlimited Yes No Yes Yes No
InMage DR-Scout InMage Yes No Yes Yes Yes
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 Yes
Memopal Memopal Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mozy Mozy / EMC Yes Yes Yes Yes No
NetBackup Veritas Software Yes Yes[7] Yes Yes Yes
NetVault Backup QuestSoftware Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Norton 360 Symantec Yes No Yes Yes No
Norton Ghost Symantec Yes No Yes Yes No
Novabackup NovaStor Yes No Partial Yes No
NTBackup Microsoft Yes No No Yes No
Retrospect Retrospect Inc Yes Yes Yes Yes No
SpiderOak SpiderOak Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SyncBack 2BrightSparks Yes No No Yes No
SyncToy Microsoft Yes No No Yes No
System Center Data Protection Manager 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
Windows Backup and Restore Microsoft Yes No No Yes No
Windows Home Server Computer Backup Microsoft Yes Yes[8] No Yes No
Yosemite Server Backup Barracuda Networks Yes No Yes Yes No

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://github.com/boxbackup/boxbackup/releases?after=BoxBackup-0.12.s3_support.170428.3871a2f_Win_x64_Debug
  2. ^ https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/duplicity-announce/2017-11/msg00000.html
  3. ^ "Index of /debian/pool/main/o/obnam". Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  4. ^ CloudBerry Backup product page (comparison chart and features)
  5. ^ HDClone product page (includes a comparison chart and additional documents)
  6. ^ HDClone/L as 2nd Live OS for the stand-alone version since HDClone 7.
  7. ^ Symantec technical documentation, Version 6.5.2 and above.
  8. ^ Time Machine emulation available as OEM option from Hewlett-Packard.

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