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Backup Software Comparison Table

Features Summary SyncBackPro

SyncBackSE

SyncBackFree
Free Technical Support
Yes
Yes
No
New in Version 7: SyncBack Touch Support - backup OSX, Android and Windows.
Yes
Yes
No
New in Version 7: Media Transfer Protocol (MTP)
Yes
Yes
No
New in Version 7: If the connection is lost to an FTP server, or a NAS drive, or remote Windows computer, then it can be resumed when the profile is next run
Yes
Yes
No
New in Version 7: If a profile fails you can now be notified by Pushover
Yes
Yes
No
New in Version 7: Runtime intelligence (optional opt-in) lets us find out what features are most important
Yes
Yes
No
New in Version 7: Google Drive Support
Yes
No
No
New in Version 7: Onedrive Support
Yes
No
No
New in Version 7: Box Support
Yes
No
No
New in Version 7: Amazon Glacier S3 Support
Yes
No
No
New in Version 7: Email backup now supports Fast Backup
Yes
No
No
New in Version 7: You can also choose which IMAP4/Exchange folders to backup
Yes
No
No
New in Version 7: Email backup now supports Microsoft Exchange
Yes
No
No
New in Version 7: Media Transfer Protocol
Yes
No
No
Google Storage support
Yes
No
No
Microsoft Azure support
Yes
No
No
Backup of emails stored on a POP3/IMAP4 server
Yes
No
No
Integration with the SyncBack Management Service
Yes
No
No
Can use a SysLog server for notification about profiles runs, creation, etc.
Yes
No
No
New script functions, function calls, and example scripts
Yes
No
No
Number of files included in backup/sync is no longer limited by free RAM
Yes
No
No
Scripting support (program and profiles can be configured using user created scripts)
Yes
No
No
Backup to or restore from an email server (SMTP and POP3/IMAP4). This is not to be confused with synchronizing emails.
Yes
No
No
BZip2 compression (better compression ratio than Zip)
Yes
No
No
LZMA compression used in the 7z format. A high compression ratio (generally higher than BZip2) and a variable compression-dictionary size (up to 4 GB)
Yes
No
No
Profile can be automatically exported and added to root folder of CD/DVD/ISO
Yes
No
No
Automatic drive failure detection: checks for drive warnings or failure using S.M.A.R.T. (recorded in log file)
Yes
No
No
SyncBackPro supports SFTP as well as traditional FTP and FTPS
Yes
No
No
Detect changes in file and folder name case and optionally correct them
Yes
Yes
No
SmartSync options to skip and ignore changes
Yes
Yes
No
Can choose what to do when cannot be prompted for action
Yes
Yes
No
Option to not send log email if simulated run
Yes
Yes
No
Can encrypt log file when emailed
Yes
Yes
No
Various command line parameters to display latest log file for a profile, switch monitors off, for Windows login password, clear SmartSync data etc.
Yes
Yes
No
Copy symbolic links as-is
Yes
Yes
No
Email bodies can now be plain text and/or HTML
Yes
Yes
No
Groups can have time limits
Yes
Yes
No
When running a profile because of file or folder changes then can set how long to wait with no changes before running profile
Yes
Yes
No
Profile run history can be seen in profile setup window
Yes
Yes
No
On Vista and newer, and if the locking application supports it, it can report the application that has a file locked
Yes
Yes
No
Copy open/locked (in-use) files
Yes
Yes
No
Runs on server versions of Windows 2003 and above.
Yes
Yes
No
File versioning so you can roll-back changes or deletions
Yes
Yes
No
Incremental & differential backups
Yes
Yes
No
Fast Backup feature that can dramatically reduce backup time
Yes
Yes
No
Smart Synchronization (2-way file synchronisation) with fine-grained configuration options
Yes
Yes
No
Zip64 compression with unlimited file sizes and number of files
Yes
Yes
No
Zip64 compression with WinZip compatible 256-bit AES encryption
Yes
Yes
No
Create self-extracting Zip files
Yes
Yes
No
Backup to Zip files that can span removable media
Yes
Yes
No
Backup to split Zip files
Yes
Yes
No
BWT compression (better compression for things like XML)
Yes
Yes
No
Supports UTF-8, MODE Z, XCRC, and MLSD/MLST FTP extensions for better performance
Yes
Yes
No
Backup to FTP using SSL/TLS connection
Yes
Yes
No
Bandwidth throttling (FTP and network)
Yes
Yes
No
Powerful Regular Expression filters: a system for matching patterns in text data.
Yes
Yes
No
Email logs using SSL/TLS connection
Yes
Yes
No
Compress the log files when sending via email
Yes
Yes
No
Use variables in source and destination paths
Yes
Yes
No
Backup automatically when files change
Yes
Yes
No
Compare file contents from the Differences window (using external comparison programs)
Yes
Yes
No
Move files
Yes
Yes
No
Enable & disable profiles
Yes
Yes
No
Automatically backup all profiles
Yes
Yes
No
Run a profile on Windows logout
Yes
Yes
No
Run a profile on Windows login
Yes
Yes
No
Run a profile automatically when external media is connected, e.g. a USB key is plugged in
Yes
Yes
No
Replace/delete files on reboot
Yes
Yes
No
Password protect profiles from modification and deletion
Yes
Yes
No
Fully Windows 8, 7 - 32 and 64-bit Compatible
Yes
Yes
Yes

Backup

Yes
Yes
Yes

Synchronize

Yes
Yes
Yes

Restore - you do not require SyncBackPro/SE/Free to restore files, and you have the option to use Windows Explorer to copy the files back to their original location if you wish

Yes
Yes
Yes
Profile creation wizard
Yes
Yes
Yes
Restore wizard
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unicode enabled for multi-language filename support (including in Zip files and on FTP)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unlimited filename lengths (except for Zip compression)
Yes
Yes
Yes

Does not use a proprietary file format to store backups - 'Backup files in native 'as is' format'

Yes
Yes
Yes
Uses Windows 8/7 taskbar features - mousing over the task bar lets you stop and start profiles via that mini-window instead of the main window.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Option to not log successfully copied, moved, or deleted files
Yes
Yes
Yes
Option to ignore NTFS encrypted files
Yes
Yes
Yes
Can stop Windows sleeping during long backups.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Group settings main window lets you filter profiles listed
Yes
Yes
Yes
Profile result shows if profile aborted because too many files would be deleted
Yes
Yes
Yes
Stop, pause, and resume buttons in progress panel
Yes
Yes
Yes
Run from external media, e.g. USB key
Yes
Yes
Yes
Extensive and Comprehensive Help File
Yes
Yes
Yes
Differences window that lets you change what actions to take with files
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML log files that split into pages for easy access to what was copied, deleted, skipped, etc.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Differences window showing what needs to be copied/deleted
Yes
Yes
Yes
Run programs before and after profiles
Yes
Yes
Yes
Ability to stop profile based on the result of the Run Before program
Yes
Yes
Yes
Start on Windows login
Yes
Yes
Yes

Schedule Backups

Yes
Yes
Yes
Fine-grained control over which files and folders to backup
Yes
Yes
Yes
Can stop an individual profile without stopping all the other profiles in the group
Yes
Yes
Yes

Zip compression

Yes
Yes
Yes
Backup to FTP
Yes
Yes
Yes
Choose files and folders to backup
Yes
Yes
Yes
Filters to include/exclude what to backup
Yes
Yes
Yes
Email logs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Price SyncBackFree

SyncBackPro & SyncBackSE backup software are commercial applications. SyncBackFree is free for personal, educational, charity, government, and commercial use.

US$54.95

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