Online backups for the truly paranoid
Tarsnap is a secure online backup service for BSD, Linux, OS X, Minix, OpenIndiana, Cygwin, and probably many other UNIX-like operating systems. The Tarsnap client code provides a flexible and powerful command-line interface which can be used directly or via shell scripts.
At the present time, Tarsnap does not support Windows (except via Cygwin) and does not have a graphical user interface.
Start using Tarsnap now!
With five minutes to download and install Tarsnap and $5 for an initial deposit, you can get started with Tarsnap today and stop worrying about whether your data is safe.
Tarsnap works on a prepaid model based on actual usage.
|Storage:||300 picodollars / byte-month
($0.30 / GB-month)
|Bandwidth:||300 picodollars / byte
($0.30 / GB)
These prices are based on the actual number of bytes stored and the actual number of bytes of bandwidth used — after compression and data deduplication. This makes Tarsnap ideal for daily backups — many users have hundreds of archives adding up to several terabytes, but pay less than $10/month. [How?]
Tarsnap has no fixed or minimum monthly fees!
Tarsnap is billed only based on actual usage — if you only store a small amount of data, a $5 payment might last you for years.
FreeBSD Foundation sponsorship - September 28, 2013
Tarsnap Backup Inc. is proud to be a 2013 Silver Sponsor of the FreeBSD Foundation.
Tarsnap 1.0.35 released - July 25, 2013
Version 1.0.35 of the Tarsnap client code is now available for download. This version fixes a bug in tarsnap 1.0.34 which could cause it to crash during network glitches and outages.
Tarsnap 1.0.34 released - July 13, 2013
Version 1.0.34 of the Tarsnap client code is now available for download. This version brings automatic support for IPv6, support for ARM OABI and some other embedded platforms, improved resilience against minor network glitches, and several minor bug fixes.