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Synk is described as 'live file synchronizer, designed to make surprisingly sophisticated sync and backup features accessible to everybody. Join the many dedicated users around the world, from grandmothers to Turing Award winners, from universities to movie studios, and even some higher-ups' and is an app in the backup & sync category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Synk for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, PortableApps.com and Android. The best alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Synk are FreeFileSync, Duplicati, Resilio Sync and rsync.

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

    GoodSync

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    • 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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    Syncthing

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    117 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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    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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    Duplicati

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    128 alternatives to Duplicati 

    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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    1.  Incremental BackupDuplicati supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    2.  Schedule BackupDuplicati supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    3.  Encrypted BackupDuplicati uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    4.  Automatic BackupDuplicati will automatically back up your data periodically.
    5.  File VersioningDuplicati has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    6.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    7.  AES-256 EncryptionDuplicati has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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    Resilio Sync

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    69 alternatives to Resilio Sync  

    Resilio Sync allows you to automatically sync files between computers via secure, distributed technology (P2P bittorrent protocol).

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    1.  Selective SynchronizationResilio Sync allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    2.  DecentralizedResilio Sync is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    rsync

    • Linux
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    • 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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    SyncBack

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • 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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    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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  9. Unison File Synchronizer icon

    Unison File Synchronizer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    52 alternatives to Unison File Synchronizer 

    Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows. It allows two replicas of a collection of files and directories to be stored on different hosts (or different disks on the same host), modified separately, and then brought up to date by propagating the changes in each...

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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.
    Unison running in KDE terminal window
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    DirSync Pro

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    • 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
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