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SyncFolders is described as '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' and is a File Sync tool in the backup & sync category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SyncFolders for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SyncFolders are FreeFileSync, rsync, SyncBack and GoodSync.

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

    GoodSync

    Sponsored
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    118 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.  End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Syncthing icon

    Syncthing

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    118 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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  3. FreeFileSync icon

    FreeFileSync

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    96 alternatives to FreeFileSync 

    FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files. Instead of copying every file every time, FreeFileSync determines the differences between a source and a target folder and transfers only the...

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    1.  File VersioningFreeFileSync has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    2.  PortableFreeFileSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Command line interfaceFreeFileSync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    4.  Dark ModeFreeFileSync supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in FreeFileSync without registration.
    6.  DecentralizedFreeFileSync is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    7.  Works OfflineFreeFileSync can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    8.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    rsync

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku
    125 alternatives to rsync 

    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. An important feature of rsync not found in most similar programs/protocols is that the mirroring...

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    1.  Command line interfacersync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Schedule Backuprsync supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Encrypted Backuprsync uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
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  5. SyncBack icon

    SyncBack

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    87 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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    Main window (using Dark Mode)


  6. GoodSync icon

    GoodSync

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    118 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.  End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  7. DirSync Pro icon

    DirSync Pro

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    90 alternatives to DirSync Pro 

    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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    1.  Incremental BackupDirSync Pro supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    2.  Command line interfaceDirSync Pro either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    Basic
    Sync Queue
  8. SyncToy icon

    SyncToy

    72 alternatives to SyncToy 

    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

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  9. DSynchronize icon

    DSynchronize

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    36 alternatives to DSynchronize 

    DSynchronize is a stand-alone utility that let you periodically synchronize two or more folders on Hard Disk, Floppy Disk, LAN, USB Key, CD-DVD (with packet writing software) and FTP server.

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    1.  PortableDSynchronize can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  File VersioningDSynchronize has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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    Synchronization User Interface
  10. Allway Sync icon

    Allway Sync

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    75 alternatives to Allway Sync 

    Allway Sync is a file and folder synchronization software for Windows.

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    1.  PortableAllway Sync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Sync a SD Memory Card from a Windows Mobile SmartPhone
    Sync directly and reliable a WebDAV-Folder with a Vista PC Folder
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