April 17, 2017

FreeFileSync 9.0

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FreeFileSync is an open source folder comparison and synchronization tool for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. It's designed to save your time setting up and running backup jobs while having nice visual feedback along the way. FreeFileSync also supports portable installation onto USB memory sticks or external hard drives.

Note: FreeFileSync is available in a "Donation Edition" with bonus features: ad-free installation, auto-updater and portable zip package.

FreeFileSync Key Features:
  • Easy to use and intuitive interface
  • Highly optimized run-time performance
  • Detect moved and renamed files and folders
  • Detect conflicts and propagate deletions
  • Fail-safe file copy prevents data corruption
  • Synchronize network shares and local disks
  • Synchronize via SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol)
  • Copy NTFS extended attributes (compressed, encrypted, sparse)
  • Comprehensive and detailed error reporting
  • Use macros for recurring backups
  • Automate sync as a batch job
  • Full Unicode support

Last Update: April 17, 2017

Current Version: 9.0

License: Freeware

Languages: Multiple Languages

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Mac OS X 10.7.5 or later

Developer: Zenju

Homepage: FreeFileSync.org

  • Support synchronization via FTP (File Transfer Protocol) and FTPS (SSL/TLS)
  • Notify failure to set modification time as a warning instead of an error
  • Allow intermediate non-folder components when checking path status
  • Prevent file drop events from propagating to parent windows
  • Create Downloads folder if not yet existing when running auto-updater
  • Get all MTP input stream attributes as a single device access
  • Improved SFTP input stream copying time by 20%
  • Buffer (S)FTP sessions based on all login information
  • Finalize all installation steps before showing finished page
  • Updated translation files