January 8, 2017

FreeFileSync 8.9

FreeFileSync is an open source folder comparison and synchronization tool

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.

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: January 08, 2017

Current Version: 8.9

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

  • Distinguish file access failure from not existing during sync
  • Further optimized number of file I/O operations via file system abstraction
  • Report unexpected prompts for keyboard-interactive SFTP authentication
  • Mark followed directory symlinks on grid
  • Fixed parent path determination for UNC
  • Don't skip source files that cannot be accessed
  • Don't consider a symlink type for SFTP when comparing by content
  • Fixed invalid parameter error when setting file times on exFAT file system
  • Don't allow overwriting folder with equally named file when copying from main dialog
  • Fixed failure to create intermediate directories for Cryptomator/Webdav
  • Refactored file system abstraction layer for future FTP support
  • Fixed failure to change file name case on MTP devices
  • Fixed late failure for batch recycling when parsing of single item fails