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Review of the File Synchronization Tools

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At work, we almost certainly encounter problems of file synchronization, and if there are many files modified every time, the manual comparison is a very troublesome thing, so we need assistance from the file synchronization tools, especially two-way file synchronization tools.

So what is the best file synchronization software?

  1. DiffSync

DiffSync is an expert in file synchronization. It is powerful and can compare files according to their size, creation time, modification time, access time, file attributes, etc., and synchronize differences according to the comparison results. Unique high-performance algorithm makes file comparison so fast. Ultra-fast file copying makes it easy to synchronize a large number of files.

  1. FastCopy

FastCopy is the fastest file copying software on the Windows platform. It supports UNICODE and file path names exceeding MAX_PATH (260 characters), developed by a Japanese company, and supports simple file synchronization function.

  1. FreeFileSync (FFS)

FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software, which can create and manage backup copies of all important files. FreeFileSync does not need to copy every file every time but determines the difference between the source folder and the destination folder and transfers only the minimum amount of data required. FreeFileSync is open source software, which can be used for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

  1. GoodSync (GS)

GoodSync (GS) is a simple and reliable software for file backup and file synchronization. It automatically analyzes, synchronizes, and backs up your e-mail, precious family photos, contacts, MP3 songs, financial files, and other important files, such as desktops, laptops, servers, external drives, Windows Mobile devices, as well as WebDAV of users remotely via FTP, etc.

  1. Allway Sync (AS)

Allway Sync is a Windows file synchronization software. It can synchronize files among several folders and automatically overwrite the updated files with the old files in several synchronized folders. Allway Sync is such a free and easy-to-use Windows file synchronization software, which can synchronize several different folders in the computer with each other, and also with folders such as network neighbors, FTP, WebDAV, mobile hard disk, etc., with powerful functions. It supports XP~Win10 system and Chinese.

  1. PathSync

PathSync is a directory file synchronization tool. PathSync can analyze two directories and display a list of differences between directories to users. Users can select the actions to be performed (files to be overwritten, files to be deleted, files to be ignored) and allow PathSync to synchronize.

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