Free programs as easy to use and as versatile as Perfect Backup don't come down the pike often. With support for network, FTP, and online destinations, it's also far more capable than you might expect.
Continuous data protection doesn't get any faster or more reliable than Arcsoft's ShadowProtect SPX. With support for virtual machines and reliable disaster recovery, it's a good fit for SMB and IT types.
If you've envied the easy backup of Apple's Time Machine, you as a Windows user can have the next-best thing in Genie Timeline 10 Home. It's great for protecting your PC's files with a minimum of fuss.
You'd be hard pressed to find a better free solution for backing up your files than Paragon's Backup & Recovery. If you choose compression, it's the standard ZIP format, and you can use Microsoft's nearly universally supported VHDs as containers so you don't need the program to browse and recover files.
Remote desktop services don't come any more robust than this product by iDrive, the online backup company. In fact, iDrive has melded it remote desktop software with its online storage service for backups.
With some new capabilities and a revamped user interface, ToDo Backup 2022 cements its position as one of our favorite backup programs. There's a free version that covers the basics as well as an affordable annual version with optional online storage.