SyncToy Alternatives for Mac

    SyncToy is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 SyncToy and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to SyncToy are FreeFileSync (Free, Open Source), IPFS (Free, Open Source), GoodSync (Freemium) and SyncBack (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 11, 2021

    1. GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software. The software automatically backs up and syncs your files between any computer, mobile device or drive; with or without using the cloud.
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      Most users think GoodSync is a great alternative to SyncToy.
    2. 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 SyncToy opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Syncthing is still a legitimate alternative to SyncToy, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      unlike sync toy folders on the same machine cannot be synced and this is by design .
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      SyncThing cannot synchronize on the same machine.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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    3. FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files.
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      Most users think FreeFileSync is a great alternative to SyncToy.
      awesome piece of software. Got all I need and even options I did not think of. Will donate to developers for sure after some time.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      Sadly was not stable- Crashed for me and never completed.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    4. IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines good ideas from Git, BitTorrent, Kademlia, SFS, and the web. It is like a single bittorrent swarm, exchanging git objects. IPFS provides an interface as simple as the HTTP web, but with permanence built in.
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      IPFS is not for file comparison on different folders.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    5. GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software. The software automatically backs up and syncs your files between any computer, mobile device or drive; with or without using the cloud.
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      Most users think GoodSync is a great alternative to SyncToy.


    6. SyncBack is a tool to backup, synchronize, and restore data files. · Free: SyncBackFree (Windows) is a simple backup and restore solution at no cost.
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      Almost everyone thinks SyncBack is a great alternative to SyncToy.
      alternativetosurfer Powerful, reliable, and easy to use, with excellent licencing options.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      It's an FTP client, not a folder sync client.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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    7. Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows.
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    8. 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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      Bacula is a set of Open Source, enterprise ready, computer programs that permit you (or the system administrator) to manage backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds.
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    9. Back up your data and synchronize PCs, Macs, servers, notebooks, and online storage space.
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