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FreeFileSync Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to FreeFileSync for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to FreeFileSync and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to FreeFileSync are rsync, Rclone, GoodSync and Restic.

FreeFileSync alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Diff Tools or Backup Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FreeFileSync.
This page was last updated Jun 29, 2022
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  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • openSUSE
  • Linux Mint
  • CentOS
  • Ubuntu
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FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your...

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  1. GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software.

    Most users think GoodSync is a great alternative to FreeFileSync.
  2. Syncthing

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron

    Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored.

    Syncthing vs FreeFileSync opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    LinuxDoge

    No alternative to FreeFileSync, as it is about network syncing and not local between drives.

    Negative comment about 2 months ago
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  3. 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.

    Most users think rsync is a great alternative to FreeFileSync.
  4. Rclone ("rsync for cloud storage") is a command-line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage providers.

  5. GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software.

    GoodSync vs FreeFileSync opinions
    Most users think GoodSync is a great alternative to FreeFileSync.
    Golfy038

    The free version permit only 100 files sync: https://www.goodsync.com/free-vs-pro

    Negative comment 10 days ago
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  6. Restic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Arch Linux
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD

    restic is a program that does backups right. The design goals are: Easy, Fast, Verifiable, Secure, Efficient, Free.

  7. SyncBack is a tool to backup, synchronize, and restore data files.

    Most users think SyncBack is a great alternative to FreeFileSync.
  8. Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows.

    Unison File Synchronizer vs FreeFileSync opinions
    Some users think Unison File Synchronizer is a great alternative to FreeFileSync, some don't.

    It simply works, no hassle, no issues during many years of use and simple interface

    Positive comment about 4 years ago
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  9. DirSync Pro

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    DirSync Pro vs FreeFileSync opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments

    Simpler but still as advanced as FreeFileSync. The JobSets tree gives a very clean overview for someone besides the original backup operator to take over the backup process. Also multi-platform and portable as FFS.

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  10. Kopia

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Kopia is a fast and secure open-source backup/restore tool that manages filesystem snapshots in a remote storage. It features client-side encryption, compression, backup policies. command-line interface and more.

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