FreeFileSync

FreeFileSync 10.7

FreeFileSync is a free and Open Source folder comparison and synchronization tool.

Freeware
Windows/macOS/Linux
14.5 MB
12,367
4.4 23 votes

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:

  • Resolve ambiguous paths in (S)FTP folder picker
  • Fixed path alias check to not rely on volume serial
  • Check already existing move target by ID instead of path
  • Use native image conversion routines in installer
  • Added base folder info for unresolved conflicts message
  • Avoid silent failure when setting epoch modTime
  • Fixed parsing locale with unexpected format
  • Fixed RealTimeSync failing to start FreeFileSync batch
  • Exclude failed item paths containing backslash in names
  • Fixed RealTimeSync GUI distortion after drag & drop
  • Support command arguments and exit code with launcher
  • Consider UTF encoding when trimming long temp name during file copy

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