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    FileSync Alternatives

    FileSync is described as 'File/folder synchronization utility for keeping files up to date' and is a File Sync tool in the backup & sync category. There are more than 50 alternatives to FileSync for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, and BSD. The best alternative is Meld, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FileSync are rsync, Beyond Compare, KDiff3 and SyncBack.

    FileSync is mainly a Diff Tool but alternatives to it may also be File Sync Tools or Merge File Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FileSync.
    This page was last updated May 15, 2022
    • Windows
    File/folder synchronization utility for keeping files up to date.
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    1. Meld is a visual diff and merge tool. You can compare two or three files and edit them in place (diffs update dynamically). You can compare two or three folders and launch file comparisons.
    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. Beyond Compare allows you to compare files and folders. By using simple, powerful commands you can focus on the differences you're interested in and ignore those you're not. You can then merge the changes, synchronize your files, and generate reports for your records.
    4. KDiff3 is a file and directory diff and merge tool.
    5. SyncBack is a tool to backup, synchronize, and restore data files.

    6. 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

    7. Merge is the visual file comparison (diff), merging and folder synchronization application from Araxis. Use it to compare and merge source code, web pages, XML and other text files with native application performance.
      • Mac
      • iPad
      Use Kaleidoscope to spot the differences in text and image files. Review changes in seconds with the worlds most advanced file comparison application.
    8. WinMerge 2011 series is a fork of the original WinMerge application that compiles without ATL/MFC dependencies to enable zero-budget developers to build WinMerge from sources using Visual C++ Express editions.
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