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Best Online Backup Service for the Home

A list of services that allow backup and syncing of files across all of your computers

Mozy Home

Mozy is an online backup and sync tool from EMC. The Mozy online backup service allows both Windows and Mac users to back up their data to off-site servers and sync across multiple computers.


Great app and has clients for Mac, Windows :-(, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, and Android devices as well as the standard web access. It is reasonably priced and the ability to share files from any device while on the road has saved me many times.

Crashplan Central

CrashPlan has a cool free plan makes it easy to back up data on local computers or to computers belonging to your network of friends or family for offsite backup.

Their paid plans offer offsite backups for multiple computers for home and business backups.

Carbonite Online Backup

Carbonite is an online backup service available to both Windows and Mac users that provides unlimited backup space to consumers and small businesses.

iDrive Online Backup

IDrive Online Backup is an industry-leading solution for online backup for PCs, Macs and Smart Phones including iPhones, Blackberries and Android based Phones

Acronis Online Backup

Online backup from well-known and reliable provider of of easy-to-use backup, disaster recovery and security solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments.

Jungle Disk

Backup and/or sync across computers. Uses Amazon S3 or Rackspace for storage. Has clients for iPhone and iPad. Pricing is a bit confusing with storage and data transfer fees.


Easiest online backup service for $5 month unlimited storage per computer. Backblaze also dedupes and stores duplicates only once in the backup. You can restore free via the Internet or get data on USB stick/drive for a fee.

SOS Online Backup

SOS brings home users an award-winning online backup system. It is the PC Magazine's Editors' Choice online backup tool, PC Pro Magazine online backup Labs Winner, PC User Top Buy, the Wall Street Journal's preferred online backup solution, and Roam Magazine's favorite pick. SOS Online Backup is the most awarded, and best performing backup system and is available for home users.