Competitive Analysis - Retrospect Solo

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Retrospect Solo is the newest addition to our data protection suite, available for $49. Retrospect Solo provides personal data protection to one computer and its external hard drives, with support for data backup and migration, email protection and migration, cloud backup, and BackupBot AI. You can see its extensive feature set at Retrospect Solo.

Let's compare Retrospect to the competition.

Retrospect Solo Apple macOS Time Machine Microsoft Windows Backup Acronis True Image Retrospect Desktop
Price Perpetual license for $49 Bundled with OS Bundled with OS Subscription for $49 Perpetual license for $159
Platform Window, Mac Mac Windows Window, Mac Window, Mac
Data Protection and Migration No file migration No file migration No file migration
Client Protection       Extra licensing
Email Protection and Migration      
Cloud Backup Amazon, Azure, Google, Dropbox, and ten others     Acronis Cloud Amazon, Azure, Google, Dropbox, and ten others
Artificial Intelligence    
Powerful Filtering    
Flexible Scheduling  
Monitoring Tools    
Detailed Email Reporting    

Retrospect Solo vs Retrospect Desktop

Retrospect Solo is packed with features, but upgrading to Retrospect Desktop unlocks even more:

  • Support for client protection including five bundled clients
  • Support for NAS as backup or replication sources
  • Support for tape and optical as backup set destinations
  • Support for bare metal recovery on Windows with custom WinPE environment
  • Support for dissimilar hardware restore on Windows

Learn more about Retrospect Desktop.

Last Update: May 25, 2021