It is highly optimized for performance and usability without a needlessly complex user interface.

Features:

  • Detect moved and renamed files and folders
  • Copy locked files (Volume Shadow Copy Service)
  • Detect conflicts and propagate deletions
  • Binary comparison
  • Full support for Symbolic Links
  • Automate sync as a batch job
  • Multiple folder pairs
  • Copy NTFS extended attributes (compressed, encrypted, sparse)
  • Copy NTFS security permissions
  • Support long path names > 260 characters
  • Fail-safe file copy
  • Cross-platform: Windows/Linux
  • Expand environment variables like %USERPROFILE%
  • Access variable drive letters by volume name (USB sticks)
  • Native 32 and 64-bit builds
  • Keep versions of deleted/updated files
  • Optimal sync sequence prevents disc space bottlenecks
  • Full unicode support
  • Highly optimized performance
  • Include/exclude files via filter
  • Local and portable installation
  • Handle daylight saving time changes on FAT/FAT32
  • Use macros %time%, %date%, et al. for recurring backups
  • Case sensitive synchronization
  • Built-in locking serializes multiple jobs running against the same network share

What's New:

  • New buttons allow changing the order of folder pairs
  • New keyboard shortcuts for rearranging folder pairs
  • Preserve comparison results when deleting a specific folder pair
  • Allow inserting new folder pairs into the middle of the list
  • Append status to log file names when warnings occur
  • Don't interrupt immediate comparison when starting a .ffs_gui file for slow devices
  • Work around wxWidgets bug eating up command keys in text boxes (Linux)
  • Fixed incorrect parameter error when checking recycle bin on drive mounted with Paragon ExtFS (Windows)
  • Use colon as time stamp seperator in log file names
  • Refactored basic low-level file traversal routine
  • Optimized file icon startup procedure
  • Fixed occasional failure to set modification times on Samba shares (OS X)
  • Transfer creation times during file copy (OS X)
  • Support copying file times with nano-second precision (OS X)