Folder Sync Alternatives

    Folder Sync is described as 'An application to help you keep multiple pairs of folders in sync, quickly and easily. View differences between pairs of folders on screen using user defined coloured coding' and is an app in the Backup & Sync category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Folder Sync for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Beyond Compare. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try KDiff3 or SyncBack. Other great apps like Folder Sync are SyncToy (Free), Diffinity (Free), Kaleidoscope (Paid) and FileMerge (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 20, 2021

    1. 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.
    2. KDiff3 is a file and directory diff and merge tool which - compares and merges two or three text input files or directories, - shows the differences line by line and character by character(!


    3. SyncBack is a tool to backup, synchronize, and restore data files. · Free: SyncBackFree (Windows) is a simple backup and restore solution at no cost.
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    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...

      Discontinued

      Latest version 2.1 published on 11/24/2009

    5. Diffinity is a diff and merging tool with focus on accurate and easy to read source code diffs. It will compare the content of two files and present the differences in an easy to read line by line and char by char basis.
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      • 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.
    6. FileMerge lets you compare one file to another or one directory to another and merge the files or directories together.
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    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.
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    8. Allway Sync is a file and folder synchronization software for Windows. It is FREE for personal use (with limitations), however, you should pay for a Pro license if you use this software for a commercial purpose or to process more than 40,000 files in a 30-day period.
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    9. P4Merge uses color coding to allow users to visualize the differences between file or images. It allows three-way merging among files, and shows side-by-side file/image comparison.
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