Open Source GoodSync Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to GoodSync is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to GoodSync and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to GoodSync are FreeFileSync (Free, Open Source), Duplicati (Free, Open Source), rsync (Free, Open Source) and Rclone (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 8, 2021

    1. 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 GoodSync opinions
      Most users think Syncthing is a great alternative to GoodSync.
      T_N_T Although Syncthing is a great file synchronizer, do not completely replace Goodsync, as it does not sync files on the same computer and has no option to move files (delete at source).
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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    2. FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files.
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      FreeFileSync vs GoodSync opinions
      Most users think FreeFileSync is a great alternative to GoodSync.
      In a quick test, I can tell it behaves almost identically to GoodSync. Seems to be a good program.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

      3
      JohnnyAlzheimer FreeFileSync is a disaster, it took 24hs to copy over all the files, GoodSync does it in 3hs (clean backup to empty local folder). And what's worrisome: it always finds some new 2-3 GB every time i compare the folders even though i didn't make any changes on the remote directory.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      Only ftp and sftp connection are available in FreeFileSync. GoodSync has WebDAV, Azure, Amazon, Google Drive, Dropbox and more!
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    3. Duplicati is a backup client that securely stores encrypted, incremental, compressed backups on local storage, cloud storage services and remote file servers. The Duplicati project was inspired by Duplicity and had similar functionality until 2008.
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      Duplicati vs GoodSync opinions
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      It only allows backup local files to FTP, I needed the other way around i.e. backup FTP files on local directory.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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    4. 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.
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      T_N_T rsync is great, but for me the biggest flaw is not having two-way synchronization.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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    5. Rclone is a command line program to sync files and directories to and from: - Google Drive - Amazon S3 - Openstack Swift / Rackspace cloud files / Memset Memstore - Dropbox - Google Cloud Storage - Amazon Cloud Drive - Microsoft One Drive - Hubic - Backblaze B2 -...


    6. Easy: Doing backups should be a frictionless process, otherwise you are tempted to skip it. Restic should be easy to configure and use, so that in the unlikely event of a data loss you can just restore it. Likewise, restoring data should not be complicated.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      Google Drive GUI for Windows / Mac / Linux.
    7. 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.
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    8. Toucan is a small portableapp utility allowing you to synchronise, backup and secure your data with more options than the built in suite utilities. It is split up into 7 tabs, allowing you to easily find the function that you want.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • PortableApps.com
      Synkron is an application for folder synchronisation and folder-backups that allows you to configure your synchronisations in detail. Despite having many features, the user interface of Synkron is very user-friendly and easy to use.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2014-10-11, see https://sourceforge.net/projects/synkron/

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