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FreeFileSync for Mac

Backup software with cross-platform file synchronization.

Free
In English
Version 13.5
4.3
Based on 15 user rates

FreeFileSync overview

FreeFileSync is a free backup app that helps you compare and synchronize files and folders on Windows, Linux, and OS X. It is designed to save time setting up and running backup jobs while having nice visual feedback along the way.

Features
  • Detect moved and renamed files and folders
  • Copy locked files (Volume Shadow Copy Service)
  • Detect conflicts and propagate deletions
  • Binary file comparison
  • Configure handling of Symbolic Links
  • Automate sync as a batch job
  • Process multiple folder pairs
  • Comprehensive and detailed error reporting
  • Copy NTFS extended attributes (compressed, encrypted, sparse)
  • Copy NTFS security permissions
  • Support long file paths with more than 260 characters
  • Fail-safe file copy
  • Cross-platform: Windows, Linux, OS X
  • Expand environment variables like %USERPROFILE%
  • Access variable drive letters by volume name (USB sticks)
  • Native 64-bit support
  • Keep versions of deleted/updated files
  • Prevent disc space bottlenecks via optimal sync sequence
  • Full Unicode support
  • Highly optimized runtime performance
  • Include/exclude files via filter
  • FreeFileSync portable and local installation available
  • Handle daylight saving time changes on FAT/FAT32
  • Use macros %time%, %date%, etc., for recurring backups
  • Case-sensitive synchronization
  • Built-in locking: serialize multiple jobs running against the same network share

Note: FreeFileSync is donationware. Donate here.

What’s new in version 13.5

  • Wrap file grid folder paths instead of truncate
  • Fixed sync operation arrows for RTL layout
  • Fixed FTP hang during connection (libcurl regression)
  • Consider user-defined file time tolerance for DB comparisons
  • Don't log folder pair paths if nothing to sync

FreeFileSync for Mac

Free
In English
Version 13.5
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4.3

(17 Reviews of FreeFileSync)

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  • User Ratings

zlazkow
zlazkow
Jan 28 2022
11.16
5.0
Jan 28 2022
5.0
Version: 11.16
Very elegant application, works exactly as it says. This is just and only for folders, for very simple backups. Out of all similar applications I like this one the most. For large folders backups I use ChronoSync and CCC. I also have SuperDuper, but it's too confusing.
steavibablo
steavibablo
Apr 3 2021
11.9
0.0
Apr 3 2021
0.0
Version: 11.9
I have seen many files syncing tools and FreeFileSync one of the best, but the most compatible form me is Gs Richcopy 360, it has all the needed features
Beamy
Beamy
Mar 2 2021
11.7
5.0
Mar 2 2021
5.0
Version: 11.7
FreeFileSync is a free backup and sync tool. I like it a lot ! You can get it from their website: www.freefilesync.org
Geography Is Destiny
Geography Is Destiny
Jul 15 2020
10.25
1.0
Jul 15 2020
1.0
Version: 10.25
Starting with v. 10.25, you must give them a credit card and set up an account to download the app! GOODBYE, JERKS.
ddemidov
ddemidov
Jun 20 2020
10.25
5.0
Jun 20 2020
5.0
Version: 10.25
Best file sync software.
The_Blinded
The_Blinded
Sep 24 2023
13.0
5.0
Sep 24 2023
5.0
Version: 13.0
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Mar 15 2023
12.1
5.0
Mar 15 2023
5.0
Version: 12.1
zlazkow
zlazkow
Jan 28 2022
11.16
5.0
Jan 28 2022
5.0
Version: 11.16
Geography Is Destiny
Geography Is Destiny
Jul 15 2020
1.0
Jul 15 2020
1.0
Version: null
ddemidov
ddemidov
Jun 20 2020
5.0
Jun 20 2020
5.0
Version: null
802redwood
802redwood
Apr 22 2019
4.5
Apr 22 2019
4.5
Version: null
steve-c-323
steve-c-323
Nov 18 2018
5.0
Nov 18 2018
5.0
Version: null
Phillat5dock
Phillat5dock
Mar 19 2018
4.5
Mar 19 2018
4.5
Version: null
Lounge-Deluxe
Lounge-Deluxe
Dec 31 2015
5.0
Dec 31 2015
5.0
Version: null
Daniel-Deimert
Daniel-Deimert
May 23 2015
4.5
May 23 2015
4.5
Version: null
Pfackelmann
Pfackelmann
May 19 2015
1.0
May 19 2015
1.0
Version: null
Amcarter3
Amcarter3
Oct 6 2014
4.0
Oct 6 2014
4.0
Version: null
Tschoepler
Tschoepler
Sep 9 2014
4.5
Sep 9 2014
4.5
Version: null
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Mar 4 2014
5.0
Mar 4 2014
5.0
Version: null
Beamy
Beamy
Jan 11 2030
11.7
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 11.7