XCOPY Alternatives

    XCOPY is described as 'command used on PC DOS, MS-DOS, OS/2, Microsoft Windows, and related operating systems for copying multiple files or entire directory trees from one directory to another and for copying files across a network' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to XCOPY for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Robocopy. The best alternative is TeraCopy, which is free. Other great apps like XCOPY are rsync (Free, Open Source), Ultracopier (Freemium, Open Source), Robocopy (Free) and SuperCopier (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

    1. A free utility designed to copy files faster and more secure. It can verify copied files to ensure they are identical. It skips bad files during copy, not terminating the entire transfer. Seamless integration with Windows Explorer.
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    2. 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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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      SuperCopier replaces Windows explorer file copy and adds many features: Transfer resuming, transfer speed control, transfer speed computation, better transfer progress display, faster transfers, copy list editable while transferring.
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    3. Robocopy, or "Robust File Copy", is a command-line directory replication command. It has been available as part of the Windows Resource Kit starting with Windows NT 4.0, and was introduced as a standard feature of Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.
    4. SuperCopier replaces Windows explorer file copy and adds many features: Transfer resuming, transfer speed control, transfer speed computation, better transfer progress display, faster transfers, copy list editable while transferring.

      Discontinued

      The official website states "Deprecated, use Ultracopier".
      SuperCopier 1.4.0.8 was built 2016-01-02.

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    5. Crazy & Smart File Copy Program for Windows that lets you have more control when copying files in Windows. Also automate complex tasks & save hours.
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    6. A graphical user interface for rsync, which looks-and-feels like a standard FTP client, but uses the rsync protocol ‘under the hood’ to boost transfer speeds. In technical terms, it’s an SSH browser with an rsync transfer engine.
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    7. ViceVersa does File Synchronization, File Replication, File Backup and File Comparison. It can automatically verify data using a CRC32 checksum.
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    8. A macOS GUI for rsync.
    9. WinRoboCopy is a GUI front end for Robocopy a command line file copy utility for Windows.
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