FreeFileSync is an Open-Source folder comparison and synchronization tool. It is optimized for highest performance and usability without restricted or overloaded UI interfaces.

  • Compare files (bytewise or by date) and synchronize them.
  • No limitations: An arbitrary number of files can be synchronized.
  • Unicode support.
  • Network support.
  • Synchronization database for propagation of deleted files and conflict detection
  • Support for multiple folder pairs with distinct configuration
  • Full support for Windows/Linux Symbolic Links and Windows Junction Points.
  • Lean & easily accessible UI: Highly optimized for speed and huge sets of data.
  • Algorithms coded in C++ completely.
  • All progress indicators optimized for maximum performance!
  • Create Batch Jobs for automated synchronization with or without GUI.
    • Focus on usability:

    • Only necessary functionality on UI: no overloaded menus or icon jungle.
    • Select all folders via drag & drop.
    • Last used configuration and screen settings are saved automatically.
    • Maintain and load different configurations by drag & drop, load-button or commandline.
    • Double-click to start external application (e.g. show file in Windows Explorer)
    • Copy & paste all grid data as text
    • Delete superfluous/temporary files directly on main grid.
    • Right-click context menu.
    • Status information and error reporting
    • Sort file-lists by name, size or date.
  • Support for filesizes larger than 4 GB.
  • Option to move files to Recycle Bin instead of deleting/overwriting them.
  • Ignore directories “\RECYCLER” and “\System Volume Information” with default Filter. (Windows only)
  • Localized versions are available for many languages.
  • Delete before copy: Avoid disc space shortages for large sync-jobs.
  • Filter functionality to include/exclude files from synchronization (without requiring a re-compare!).
  • Include/exclude specific files from synchronization temporarily.
  • Create sync jobs via GUI to synchronize automatically (can be scheduled or executed via double-click).
  • Handle daylight saving time changes on FAT/FAT32 volumes correctly.
  • Portable version (.zip) available.
  • Native 64-Bit version.
  • Support for \\?\ path prefix for unrestricted path length. (Windows only)
  • Check for updates from within FreeFileSync automatically.
  • Copy locked files using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service. (Windows only)
  • Create regular backups with macros %time%, %date% within directory names
  • Copy file and folder create/access/mo
  • Download Free File Sync

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