Top 7 Backup & Recovery Software (Free)| Tech Harry

Best Backup Software Free

Backup is the most important task in both small & large businesses. Imagine, a web development firm writes thousands of words of code or a photography company has clicked over a thousand photographs but if they both didn't take backup of their work, and in case their systems crashed for some reason, that will be very disappointing.

Taking backups is a very important task and sometimes the most important. Backup of documents & images would be just one click further if they have accurate backup software installed in their systems. These days, backup software or backup applications ask the users to backup immediately after any update in their documents. In this case, users don't need to worry about taking backups from time to time. The backup software will do every work automatically. So, that's why today we are going to discuss some of the best backup software for free. Some of these free backup software have different pricing in which they extend the functions according to the plans.

1. Unitrends


Unitrends is a very powerful backup software for Hyper-V & VMware. It comes with various plans along with a free version of backup software. The free version of this software allows data backup of up to 1TB. Moreover, the paid plans of this backup software feature more advanced features like cloud integration, granular protection, and so more.

Key Features:

1. It is the best software for IT admins who are looking for Backup Software.

2. This backup software comes with an instinctive user interface, so it reduces the work by 50 percent.

3. Unitrends backup software reads all the complex files in a pattern so that no harmful file can get into the other files or folders because it features an AI-based Ransomeware Detection System to detect & alert the signs of a ransomware threat.

4. It features low-cost third-party integration for cloud storage.

5. Although, its subscription is higher than most of the other backup applications it also comes with a free version.

2. Aomei Technology or Aomei Backupper

Aomei Technology or Aomei Backupper

It is one of the most popular backup software in the world. Aomei Tech has over 20 Million active users and it offers services in over 180 countries. Further, it offers two different versions, which include "Business" and "Home" versions to meet different requirements.

Key Features:

1. Aomei Backupper or Aomei Technology features four types of backups which include system, disk, partition & file backup. It's up to you what you need.

2. Users can schedule backup to daily, weekly, or monthly backups.

3. It offers external & internal storage backup. This software allows the users to create a backup in different devices separately like SSDs.

4. Aomei Technology automatically deletes older backups to free up space for new backups

5. It is equipped with a NAS knowledge base and PXE Network Boot Tool.

6. The backup software also offers a 90-day money-back guarantee.

7. The Aomei Tech backup software is only available for Windows.

3. NovaStor


The NovaStor software is capable of protecting files, folders, apps from data loss & also provides data recovery. Furthermore, it allows direct access to the expert team of backup professionals to help you with any problem with powerful customer support 24/7.

Key Features:

1. NovaStor is compatible with various operating systems & multiple third-party business applications including Windows 10, Linux, VMWare, and Hyper-V, and more.

2. It is capable of handling bigger files & loads of data to backup. Its distributed system architecture guarantees maximum throughput while securing the slightest system load.

3. This backup software provides strong support through email, phone, and remote access.

4. It offers extensive complex restore and backup functions that include monitoring, reporting, and efficient central media management. Besides, the entire process is automated and runs without interference with greater fault toleration.

4. EaseUS Todo Backup Free

EaseUS Todo Backup Free

EaseUS Todo Backup Free has lots of different modules to cover from backing up individual files to large folders, whole drives, or complete system backup. It also has a "smart" option that automatically backs up files and folders from particular locations in your system and you also get the cloud storage option if you want.

Key Features:

1. Todo Backup Free, Home, Business & Mac options available

2. Free Backup option is available

3. Smart option in this backup software lets you automatically backup files from particular locations.

4. Users can schedule backup from this software.

5. Other options are also available like Data Recovery (Windows, Mac & iOS), Partition Manager, PC to PC data transfer, iPhone Data Transfer, etc.

5. Paragon Backup & Recovery

Paragon Backup & Recovery

It is another great backup & recovery software for Windows & Mac. Paragon software does an excellent job of backing up content with the wizard-driven interface. Users can back up the entire computer, partitions, and select files & folders based on different locations or file-based.

Key Features:

1. Paragon Backup & Recovery features a Wizard-based setup.

2. It is highly customizable i.e. users can set the location of files & folders to automatically back up data or schedule their backup process.

3. This software features advanced data recovery for backing up the very important data from USB or Disk.

4. The Paragon software is highly robust for a free application.

5. It is compatible with both Windows & Mac operating systems.

6. FBackup


FBackup has a very classic & boring interface. It is mostly like some government site that helps in backing up some data. This backup software is free of cost that's why it doesn't offer any encryption to secure the data. It has an office-inspired user interface but you don't go into the ugly UI because this software is capable of backup all your data from your system.

Key Features:

1. It has additional software called Backup4all that has all the features which FBackup doesn't. But FBackup is free and Backup4all is paid version.

2. FBackup offers automatic scheduling of backup.

3. It features a wizard-based setup.

4. It has advanced modes that can be used to back up local system files into Pendrives, CD Disks, External Hard Disks, or SSDs or Google Drive.

7. Google Drive

Google Drive

Google Drive is highly recommended for those who need small storage for backup of their files. Whenever we create a new Google Account, Google provides us Google Drive storage of up to 15GB free. Although Google Drive can store images, videos, text documents, folders, audio files, etc. but its storage is limited, that's why users can't use Google Drive to back up the entire system into Google Drive. There is also an option of paying extra to buy more Google Drive Cloud Storage.

Key Features:

1. Google Drive is easy to use & available in both free & paid versions. Paid version means users have the option of buying more cloud storage for storing more data into Google Drive.

2. Users can store various types of data into Google Drive storage like images, videos, audio files, PDFs, documents, contacts, etc.

3. It has a very straightforward setup & quite easy to use.

4. This online cloud storage application can be used to synchronize data. Users have access to these data on desktop as well as mobiles using the Google Drive web app.

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