Toucan Features

  • Developer: Steve Lamerton
  • License: Open Source / Free
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  • Platform: Windows

Toucan Review

Toucan is a portable data backup software application for advanced users to synchronise, backup and encrypt their data.  It is open source and free to download and use. The program published by Steve Lamerton. It is portable which mean user can carry it to anywhere they want. The software provides basic backup features.

For synchronization, user can set function as copy, update, mirror (copy), mirror (update) and equalize; other options including Retain timestamps, Retain attributes, Ignore read-only and Ignore daylight savings.

Three backup types: complete, update and differential. Compression as whether zip or 7-zip with multi compression levels from none to ultra. Encrypt and Decrypt files and folders to secure data.

Clean and user friendly interface with multiple languages support including: English, French, German, Spanish, Korean, Italian, Hungarian, Dutch, Polish, Russian, Chinese and More. You can find out more on what other people say about Toucan in the following section.

Cobian Backup Features

  • Developer: Luis Cobian
  • License: Freeware / Free
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  • Platform: Windows

Cobian Backup Review

Cobian Backup is free data backup application developed by Luis Cobian. It provides solution for data backup and some other computer utilities. With the program, user can using automatic backup by setting schedule whether by timer, daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, once or manually. The software has four backup types: full, incremental, differential and dummy. Compression as zip or 7zip, split option for 360 KB to 700 MB, and user can also set password on backup file.

Multi encryption modes: RSA-Rijndael (1024-256 bits), Rijndael 128 bits, Blowfish 128 bits and DES 64 bits. Adding include and exclude file and directory.

Cobian also allows user to add before and after backup event such as pause, close program, execute, execute and wait, stat service and stop service, restart computer and shutdown computer.

There are some useful tools which user will found in the software such as Decryptor and Keys, Decompressor, Translator, Deleter, Miscellaneous, Remote Client and repair permission.