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    Directory Compare Alternatives

    Directory Compare is described as 'utility to help you keeping copies of your important directories (documents, programs under development and so on) in a backup hard disk or any other storage system (like USB drives or CD-RW disks)' and is a File Sync Tool in the Backup & Sync category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Directory Compare for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, and Cygwin. The best alternative is FreeFileSync, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Directory Compare are rsync (Free, Open Source), GoodSync (Freemium), SyncToy (Free) and DirSync Pro (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 19, 2022
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    Directory Compare is a utility to help you keeping copies of your important directories (documents, programs under...
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    1. FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files.
    2. rsync is a software application for Unix which synchronizes files and directories from one location to another while minimizing data transfer using delta encoding when appropriate.

    3. GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software.
    4. SyncToy is a free PowerToy designed by Microsoft, that provides an easy to use graphical user interface that can automatically synchronize local or network files and folders, but not WebDAV-, "Windows Mobile" files or folders and no triangle-sync as only Allway Sync...


      Latest version 2.1 published on 11/24/2009

    5. DirSync Pro is a small, but powerful utility for file and folder synchronization. DirSync Pro can be used to synchronize the content of one or many folders recursively. Use DirSync Pro to easily synchronize files from your desktop PC to your USB-stick.

      • Free PersonalOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • FreeBSD
      • OpenBSD
      Bacula is a set of computer programs that permit managing backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds.
    6. DSynchronize is a stand-alone utility that let you periodically synchronize two or more folders on Hard Disk, Floppy Disk, LAN, USB Key, CD-DVD (with packet writing software) and FTP server.
    7. Allway Sync is a file and folder synchronization software for Windows.
    8. PureSync is a professional file backup and synchronization software, that can automatically keep a backup of your important files, import files from your digital camera and synchronize the contents of multiple folders, but not from "Windows Mobile" devices and no...
    9. JFileSync is a Java application used to synchronize directories of two different file systems. For instance, you want to synchronize a set of directories on your laptop with a set of corresponding directories on your workstation. English and German UI.
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