What is Duplicati?
Duplicati is an open-source, free backup software application that provides encrypted, bandwidth-efficient backup of files and data. It is designed to work with various cloud storage services and remote file servers, making it versatile for users who want to store their backups offsite.
Duplicati is compatible with a range of online backup services such as OneDrive, Amazon S3, Backblaze, Rackspace Cloud Files, Tahoe LAFS, and Google Drive. Additionally, it supports servers that have SSH/SFTP, WebDAV, or FTP capabilities.
To ensure flexibility and accessibility, Duplicati utilizes standard components like rdiff, zip, AESCrypt, and GnuPG. This design enables users to recover backup files even in situations where Duplicati itself is unavailable. The software is released under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL), making it freely available as open-source software.
What makes Duplicati strong?
- Duplicati encrypts your data before sending it to the backup destination, ensuring that your files remain secure and private.
- Duplicati performs incremental backups, which means it only backs up new or modified data since the last backup. This helps in saving bandwidth and storage space.
- Users can set up automated backup schedules to ensure regular and consistent data backups.
- Duplicati supports a variety of storage destinations, including cloud storage services like Google Drive, Dropbox, Amazon S3, and more, as well as local file systems and network folders.
- Duplicati keeps track of different versions of files, allowing to restore from specific points in time.
- Duplicati is cross-platform, meaning it can run on various operating systems such as Windows, macOS, and Linux.
- Incremental Backups
- Multiple Backup Destinations
Duplicati is free and open source software