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FreeFileSync Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to FreeFileSync for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows 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 loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to FreeFileSync are WinMerge, Rclone, Restic and GoodSync.

FreeFileSync alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Backup Clients or Diff Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FreeFileSync.
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  1. GoodSync icon

    GoodSync

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    117 alternatives to GoodSync 

    GoodSync syncs files between your computer, mobile devices, FTP, SFTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, OneDrive, WebDAV, Azure.

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    1.  Selective SynchronizationGoodSync allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    GoodSync vs FreeFileSync opinions
    Most users think GoodSync is a great alternative to FreeFileSync.
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    Syncthing

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    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    114 alternatives to Syncthing 

    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.

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    1.  DecentralizedSyncthing is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionSyncthing has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  LightweightSyncthing consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Dark ModeSyncthing supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Command line interfaceSyncthing either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Syncthing vs FreeFileSync opinions
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    LinuxDoge

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

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  3. WinMerge icon

    WinMerge

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    57 alternatives to WinMerge 

    WinMerge is an open source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle.

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    1.  PortableWinMerge can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWinMerge can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    WinMerge vs FreeFileSync opinions
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    marale

    Winmerge merge file content, FreeFileSync synchronize folder content

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    Rclone

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    73 alternatives to Rclone 

    Rclone ("rsync for cloud storage") is a command-line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage providers.

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    1.  Command line interfaceRclone either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  LightweightRclone consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Restic

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    41 alternatives to Restic 

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

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    1.  Encrypted BackupRestic uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    2.  Incremental BackupRestic supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    3.  Command line interfaceRestic either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    4.  Schedule BackupRestic supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
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    GoodSync

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    117 alternatives to GoodSync 

    GoodSync syncs files between your computer, mobile devices, FTP, SFTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, OneDrive, WebDAV, Azure.

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    1.  Selective SynchronizationGoodSync allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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

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    SyncBack

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    • Android Tablet
    86 alternatives to SyncBack 

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

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    1.  Schedule BackupSyncBack supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    2.  AES-256 EncryptionSyncBack has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
    3.  File VersioningSyncBack has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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    SyncBack vs FreeFileSync opinions
    Most users think SyncBack is a great alternative to FreeFileSync.
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    Air Explorer

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    36 alternatives to Air Explorer 

    Air Explorer is an application that manages easily all your files in cloud servers (Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Mega, Box, Mediafire, WebDAV, Copy, Yandex,...) and FTP and SFTP services.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Bvckup 2

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    33 alternatives to Bvckup 2 

    Simple fast backup for Windows. At a glance - small and very lean, very fast delta copier, excellent user interface, device tracking, shadow copying, move/rename detection, run-as-a-service mode, robust support for multi-million item backups with terabytes of data, intelligent...

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    1.  Incremental BackupBvckup 2 supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    2.  File VersioningBvckup 2 has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    3.  PortableBvckup 2 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. Unison File Synchronizer icon

    Unison File Synchronizer

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    51 alternatives to Unison File Synchronizer 

    Unison is a file-synchronization tool for POSIX-compliant systems (e.g. *BSD and GNU/Linux), macOS and Windows, with the caveat that the platform must be supported by OCaml. It allows two replicas of a collection of files and directories to be stored on different hosts (or diffe.

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    1.  Command line interfaceUnison File Synchronizer either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  DecentralizedUnison File Synchronizer is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    3.  Works OfflineUnison File Synchronizer can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Selective SynchronizationUnison File Synchronizer allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
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    Unison File Synchronizer vs FreeFileSync opinions
    Some users think Unison File Synchronizer is a great alternative to FreeFileSync, some don't.
    Guest

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

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