How to compare and synchronize files and folders with FreeFileSync

| December 14, 2009

FreeFileSync is an Open-Source folder comparison and synchronization tool.


It is optimized for highest performance and usability without restricted or overloaded UI interfaces.

Some features:

  • 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.
  • Support for filesizes larger than 4 GB.
  • All progress indicators optimized for maximum performance!
  • And much more !


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