Create Synchronicity is a powerful and lightweight open source backup and synchronization program, available in many languages.

Create Synchronicity is a backup/synchronization tool that can help you protect your files, and keep your data up-to-date. You can use it for pretty much everything from copying your documents, pictures, music and videos to your USB Key or backup drive, to scheduling server backups with regex filtering and DST compensation.


  • Fully customizable synchronization and backup, including:
    • Limited synchronization: synchronize some folders only, or synchronize folders contents without synchronizing subfolders.
    • Full regexp support for files inclusion/exclusion
    • 3 synchronization methods:
      • Mirror
      • One-way incremental
      • Two-ways incremental
    • File hashing
  • (v3.5+) Full scheduling support (daily, weekly, monthly, at a particular time, etc.)
  • Nice user interface
  • Complete preview support
  • Comprehensive documentation
  • Support for multiple profiles
  • Fully portable: settings are stored in a single config file
  • (v4.0+) By-volume-label paths: Create Synchronicity can backup directly to “My Usb”\Documents for example, by automagically locating the “My Usb” drive.
  • Advanced features:
    • File hashing, various comparison options
    • Time offsets, to compensate for wrong DST settings
    • Loose timing: allow file time to differ by a few seconds
    • Multiple file systems support (all the ones supported by Windows)
    • (v3.5+) Native support for UNC (network) and relative paths
    • Automatic translation of environment variables
    • (v4.0+) Proxy support for updates check.
    • For command line addicts: support for command-line arguments, allowing you to queue profiles, run silently, with optional preview displa

Download Now

Post By Gishore J Kallarackal (2,121 Posts)

Gishore J Kallarackal is the founder of techgurulive. The purpose of this site is to share information about free resources that techies can use for reference. You can follow me on the social web, subscribe to the RSS Feed or sign up for the email newsletter for your daily dose of tech tips & tutorials. You can content me via @twitter or e-mail.

Website: → Techgurulive

Connect