Pika Backup is a lightweight free program that allows you to back up your files to any USB storage medium without worrying about configuration or complex commands.

It is a straightforward app with a simple interface. Just, Plugin your USB drive and let the Pika do the rest for you.

Pika is compatible with Gnome desktop, but it works also with KDE and XFCE.


  • Create backups locally and remote
  • Manage your backup archive
  • Set Weekly, daily or hourly backup automatically
  • Set a schedule for regular backups
  • Save time and disk space because Pika Backup does not need to copy known data again
  • Backup multiple folders at once
  • Encrypt your backups
  • List created archives and browse through their contents
  • Recover files or folders via your file browser
  • Backup to USB sticks, HDD, or SDD.

Download Pika

Download Pika for Flathub

flatpak install flathub org.gnome.World.PikaBackup


Pika is completely free Libre open-source software (FLOSS) that is released under the GPL-3.0 License.