Areca Backup Features

  • Developer: Olivier Petrucci
  • License: Open Source / Free
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  • Platform: Windows, Linux

Areca Backup Review

Areca Backup is a free personal file backup software developed in Java and released under the General Public License which you can download and use for free. This program published by Olivier PETRUCCI. Areca Backup can run on Windows and Linux operating system.

The software allows user to backup both file and folder and store them in local drive or FTP server. The compression file can be zip or zip 64, and program offers 9 compression levels, encoding and splitting options. Backup file can be encryption with Algorithm. The program provides three backup types: Incremental, Differential and Full Backup; three storage modes: Standard, Delta and Image.

Simple backup process (1) create new group, (2) create a new target and (3) run backup process. Areca Backup has clean and easy to use interface, it is just simple and available for multiple languages such as English, French, Chinese, Japanese, Italian and more.

SyncBack Freeware Features

  • Developer: 2BrightSparks
  • License: Freeware / Free
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  • Platform: Windows

SyncBack Freeware Review

SyncBack Freeware is a basic free data backup and synchronize program available to download and use for free (including personal, educational, charity, government, and commercial use). This program developed by 2BrightSparks. SyncBack Freeware is basic edition comes with basic features while there are two more editions (SyncBackPro and SyncBackSE) with advanced and more features. These two editions are not free and need to purchase license to use the programs.

Now just only talk about SyncBack Freeware and what it can do. The program offers three compression levels: low, medium and maximum plus password protection on zip file feature. User can choose files and folders to backup and store it to FTP server and network destination.

When user is performing backup, program’s interface can be viewed as easy or expert mode based on preference. This program is right for user who needs basic data backup and synchronizes.