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WinDataReflector v2.0.0 Updated

billon on 17 Mar 2018
  • 11MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 Mar 2018
  • Suggested by I am Baas

WinDataReflector is a lightweight file synchronization and backup tool. It combines rapid file comparison and fast transfer algorithms into a simple and clear interface, offering a visual comparison of files and folders before synchronization / backup. It supports two-way synchronization and customizable rules.

The program can run operations in the background while you configure new ones in a separate tab.

System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch WinDataReflector.exe.

Additional languages available.
Similar/alternative apps: Zback
What's new?
  • Added:
    • Google Drive, OneDrive and DropBox support;
    • SFTP and FTP support;
    • More details to progress bar: total bytes transferred vs. total to be transferred for the entire task not just percent of progress;
    • Progress details while processing folders;
    • Single instance enforcement. If application started while already running main window will be activated rather than starting a new process.
  • Fixed:
    • CTRL+C and CTRL+V now work in Left and Right folders text boxes;
    • File tree view mode not saved between launches;
    • Scheduler 24-hour view not saved between launches;
    • Regex bug;
    • Minor bugs.
  • UI enhancements.
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Prompt24 on 2014-10-07 19:58

The best one! Awesome))

REVerdi on 2018-03-20 06:28

I downloaded version 2.0.0 thinking it was 100% freeware, but the free version can not be used to sync more than 150 files, create more than 3 tasks or use automation.

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DirSync Pro v1.53 Updated

billon on 9 Mar 2018
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Mar 2018
  • Suggested by karl_karlsson

DirSync Pro is a small but powerful utility for file and folder synchronization. The program can be used to synchronize the content of one or many folders recursively. The program can make both real-time sync (as it happens) as well as incremental updates.

Cross-platform (Java) with clients available for Mac and Linux. Alternatively, a WinPenPack version is also available.

System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Java JRE 1.7.0 or above is needed to run DirSync Pro.
Reported to work with jPortable with the jPortable Launcher.
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware/Open Source
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DirSyncPro.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: WinDataReflector
What's new? See:
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webfork on 2016-05-22 04:59

Although I've been more focused on Bvckup 2 for Windows (due to the delta copy feature), DirSync Pro comes in handy on occasions and is far and away my favorite sync program on Mac.

smaragdus on 2016-05-22 06:15

I also like and use DirSync Pro- it is packed with features and has a great preview (Analyze).

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jaBuT v2018.01.20863 Updated

billon on 3 Jan 2018
  • 22MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 Jan 2018
  • Suggested by smaragdus

jaBuT (just another Backup Tool) is an easy, flexible, powerful backup and synchronization program. It supports different processing modes including copy, move, and compress with and without file comparison, as well as mirror and sync. The program includes exclusion/inclusion of processed data, a variety of profile options, scheduled execution, and a variety of file comparison options.

Supports batch processing, GUI customization, rich tray control, the command-line options, and more.

System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Cardware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch jaBuT.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Back4Sure, Directory Compare, DirSync Pro, Zback
What's new? See:
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jabuTBackup on 2016-10-14 13:43

Hello and thank you for your feedback.
- not available
The download server was offline for serveral time. The server is again online since yesterday.
I'm sorry for that.

- the green ticks
The green ticks are only an indicator. They do not have any function right now.
If you can not save a profile, in general this means something isn't set or the source directory is identical to the destination directory.

These settings are at least mandatory to get a working profile:
- Profile type Express
- Source and destination directory set
- The profile name

If you still have the green ticks, please open the updater (menu ? or F1) and download the updated version.
There are also some litte less important tweaks in the new version which is coming this evening (german time UTC+1 ~8 PM).
The ticks have been removed for the moment because they are not working correctly.

I am really sorry for this problems. I'll do my best to get all this working. For the moment the version coming this evening works fine.
I'll investigate the timestamp problem too before releasing the update this evening.

All feedback is welcome and I'll always read everything to make you a good piece of software =)

wagner reatto on 2017-01-01 12:14

well, download is not available yet...

jabuTBackup on 2017-01-01 19:47

Hello, currently the download has been disabled due to an incoming (very important) hotfix this evening/night (GMT+1 here).

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Folder Sync v1.0.0 build 211

billon on 9 Nov 2017
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Folder Sync is a backup program that can performs comparisons between two directories and then reports new, updated, renamed, moved and deleted files. The program can performs synchronization, as well as full or differential (only items that have changed) from the source to the destination path.

System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: .NET 4
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and launch
  2. Choose "Manual Installation" and drag FolderSynch.EXE to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch FolderSynch.EXE
What's new? See:
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smaragdus on 2015-09-14 19:56

The developer changes the name of the program frequently- FolderSynch, Folder Sync, FolderSync, FolderSync Wpf, which is visible even in the screen-shot above. The update check on program's start cannot be disabled, which is very annoying for me. The new, so called Wpf versions look worse than the last non-Wpf version (FolderSynch 1.0.0 Build 110). In the latest release there is also a non-working 'Register' button- it seems the developer is preparing a commercial version (some of his program already require a license to unlock features or to remove advertisements or nag screens). In short- in my opinion Folder Sync is not changing for the better.

webfork on 2015-09-19 17:39

smaragdus: this is really something we should get into in the forums.

mukhi on 2016-04-10 05:16

Folder Syncv1.0.0 build 208 is crashing in Win7Pro32. I use Folder Syncv1.0.0 build 110, and have Folder Syncv1.0.0 build 205, too; neither of these two crashes.

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Zback v2.87.0.c

billon on 3 Nov 2017
  • 590KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by grannyGeek

Zback is a backup and synchronization tool with a small footprint. Copy modes include update files, refresh existing files, or mirror source to target and can be run manually, from batch/script, or from the command line. Users can filter files based on extension, size, date, subdirectories and preview their backup/sync before running.

System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware for personal use
How to extract: Download the "portable version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch zback.exe.
What's new?
  • Better Exception handling (Application.OnException).
  • No prompt for overwrite R/O files if quietmode.
  • Fixes in Help panel text.
  • New version of EXE compressor.
  • Small fixes and additions in program and guide.
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joby_toss on 2016-08-03 07:00

Download the manual (zmanual, not zguide) and checkout Example 25 from Appendices section.

shnbwmn on 2016-08-03 12:49


domestique on 2016-11-21 16:34

Zback copies Folder Properties, which most backup software does not, according to numerous tools I've tested. For that reason alone I can forgive the rather clunky UI. Love it :)

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