FreeFileSync v.10.2


FreeFileSync is a free backup software that helps you to compare and synchronize files and folders on Windows, Linux and macOS. It is designed to save your time setting up and running backup jobs while having nice visual feedback along the way.

- Detect moved and renamed files and folders
- Copy locked files (Volume Shadow Copy Service)
- Detect conflicts and propagate deletions
- Binary file comparison
- Configure handling of Symbolic Links
- Automate sync as a batch job
- Process multiple folder pairs
- Comprehensive and detailed error reporting
- Copy NTFS extended attributes (compressed, encrypted, sparse)
- Copy NTFS security permissions
- Support long file paths with more than 260 characters
- Fail-safe file copy
- Cross-platform: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X
- Expand environment variables like %USERPROFILE%
- Access variable drive letters by volume name (USB sticks)
- Native 64-bit support
- Keep versions of deleted/updated files
- Prevent disc space bottlenecks via optimal sync sequence
- Full Unicode support
- Highly optimized runtime performance
- Include/exclude files via filter
- FreeFileSync portable and local installation available
- Handle daylight saving time changes on FAT/FAT32
- Use macros %time%, %date%, et al. for recurring backups
- Case-sensitive synchronization
- Built-in locking: serialize multiple jobs running against the same network share

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  • FreeFileSync
  • 10.2
  • 06 Jul 18
  • Win2000, WinXP, Win7 x32, Win7 x64, Windows 8, Windows 10, WinServer, WinOther, WinVista, WinVista x64
  • Freeware
  • 13.9 Mb
  • 984
  • Free
Latest Versions History
Version Date Released Release Notes
10.2 06.07.2018 Limit number of file versions by age and count Report not yet existing folders as warning instead of error Improved comparison speed for high-latency traversals Set up parallel file operations for versioning folder Early clean up to avoid hitting (S)FTP connection limits [...]
9.1 24.05.2017 Fixed crash when getting invalid data after item type check Fixed copying symlinks pointing to network folders Support resolving network paths in the NT namespace [...] Keywords: free backup software, synchronize folders, synchronize files
7.6 01.11.2015 Create missing synchronization base folders only on demand Improved main grid text search performance by 40% Restore correct main dialog height after restart (Linux) [...] Keywords: free backup software, synchronize folders, synchronize files
7.0 11.05.2015 Support synchronization with MTP devices (Android, iPhone, tablet, digital camera) Implemented file system abstraction layer New database format supporting generic file ids [...] Keywords: free backup software, synchronize folders, synchronize files
6.12 01.12.2014 New 'Actions' menu bar entry with basic operations Fixed crash after comparison while needlessly copying traveral results Support auto-updater URL redirection (Linux, OS X) Merged installer translations into .lng files [...] Keywords: free backup software, synchronize folders, synchronize files
6.7 01.07.2014 Redesigned comparison progress statistics Fixed crash when loading incompatible config file Added new button to config panel Avoid sync progress dialog repositioning [...] Keywords: backup software, synchronize folders, synchronize files

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