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lsyncd is described as 'Lsyncd watches a local directory trees event monitor interface (inotify or fsevents). It aggregates and combines events for a few seconds and then spawns one (or more) process(es) to synchronize the changes. By default this is rsync' and is an app in the backup & sync category. There are more than 50 alternatives to lsyncd for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like lsyncd are FreeFileSync, rsync, Déjà Dup and SyncBack.

lsyncd alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Backup Clients or File Copy Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of lsyncd.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedSyncthing is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionSyncthing has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ LightweightSyncthing consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSyncthing supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceSyncthing either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  3. FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files.

    ⚫︎ PortableFreeFileSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningFreeFileSync has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceFreeFileSync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    rsync

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacersync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Déjà Dup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Déjà Dup is a simple backup tool. It hides the complexity of doing backups the Right Way (encrypted, off-site, and regularly) and uses Duplicity as the backend.

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

    ⚫︎ AES-256 EncryptionSyncBack has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
    ⚫︎ 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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  7. GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. Simple fast backup for Windows.

    ⚫︎ File VersioningBvckup 2 has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ PortableBvckup 2 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  9. Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceUnison File Synchronizer either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ DecentralizedUnison File Synchronizer is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    Unison running in KDE terminal window
  10. SyncFolders helps you to synchronize the contents of two folders, including any subfolders, track file modifications and deletions in a local database, propagate deletions and detect file renames, which is a noteworthy feature.

    ⚫︎ PortableSyncFolders can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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