FreeFileSync

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Cross-platform file sync utility

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 minimum amount of data needed.

FreeFileSync is Open Source software, available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Homepage | License: GPL

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22.042022/09/04 16:3011.25-1~xtradeb1
20.042022/03/17 11:5411.18-1~xtradeb1
22.102023/01/27 09:0612.0-1~xtradeb1

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Comments: 10

  1. Updates says:

    New version available -> freefilesync 12.0-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
       * New upstream release.
        - Don't save password and show prompt instead for (S)FTP
        - Fast path check failure on access errors
        - Support PuTTY private key file version 3
        - Respect timeout during SFTP connect
        - Removed 20-sec timeout while checking directory existence
        - Avoid hitting (S)FTP connection limit for non-uniform configs
        - Fixed middle grid tooltip icon not always showing (Linux)
        - Optimized file accesses when checking file path existence
        - Fixed overview navigation marker not always showing on main grid
        - Clear all grid selections after view filter toggle
        - Fixed mouse selection starting on folder group
        - Don't require sudo during non-root installation (Linux)
        - Stricter type checking when deleting file/folder/symlinks
        - Succinct error messages when path component is not existing
    
  2. Updates says:

    New version available -> freefilesync 11.29-1~xtradeb2

    Changes:
       * New upstream release.
        - Fixed crash after 1-byte file copy from MTP device
        - Fixed incorrect installer z-order during auto-update (macOS)
        - Compress copied file only if target folder is marked as NTFS-compressed
          (Windows)
        - Show install errors without requiring access to "System Events" (macOS)
        - Fall back to creation time if modification time is missing on MTP device
        - Copy/paste filter config via operating system clipboard
        - Show FreeFileSync startup error message when called from RealTimeSync
        - Avoid server round trip when preparing summary email
        - Show path conflict warning aggregated into groups
        - Don't assume path conflict if single write and multiple ignored items
        - Fixed CTRL + Insert clipboard copy for some text controls (Windows, Linux)
    
  3. Updates says:

    New version available -> freefilesync 11.28-1~xtradeb1kinetic1

    Changes:
       * New upstream release.
        - Recover from corrupted database file
        - Save database files pair-wise as a transaction
        - Fixed FTP access for Xiaomi "File Manager"
        - Fixed filter full path detection for root directory (Linux/macOS)
        - Fixed recycle bin double initialization bug (Windows)
        - Fixed incorrect case-insensitive string comparison for i and ı
        - Round progress percentage numbers down
    
  4. Updates says:

    New version available -> freefilesync 11.27-1~xtradeb1kinetic1

    Changes:
       * New upstream release.
        - Fixed a "Some files will be synchronized as part of multiple base folders"
          false-negative
        - Fixed "Unexpected size of data stream" for Google Drive
        - Fixed crash when downloading empty file from Google Drive
        - RealTimeSync: fixed ffs_batch not accepted as valid configuration
        - Fixed top buttons vertical GUI layout
        - Fixed progress dialog font on Ubuntu MATE
        - Support cut/copy/paste for filter settings
        - Fixed free disk space calculation if target folder not yet created
    
  5. Updates says:

    New version available -> freefilesync 11.26-1~xtradeb1kinetic1

    Changes:
       * New upstream release.
        - Faster file copy for SSD-based hard drives (Linux, macOS)
        - Don't fill the OS file cache during file copy (macOS)
        - Removed redundant memory buffering during file copy^M
        - Fixed ERROR_FILE_EXISTS on Samba share when copying files with NTFS
          extended attributes
        - Show warning when recycle bin is not available (macOS, Linux)
        - Customize config item background colors
        - Fixed macOS menu bar not showing after app start
        - Fixed normalizing strings with broken UTF encoding
        - Fixed sound playback not working (Linux)
        - Don't allow creating file names ending with dot character (Windows)
    
  6. Updates says:

    New version available -> freefilesync 11.25-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    – Fixed crash when normalizing Unicode non-characters
    – Fixed crash when accesssing Google Drive
    – Fixed regession for decomposed Unicode comparison
    – Fixed “exit code 106: –sign is required” error on macOS
    – Reset icon cache after each comparison

  7. Updates says:

    New version available -> freefilesync 11.24-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    – Enhanced filter syntax to match files only (append ‘:’)
    – Fixed “Some files will be synchronized as part of multiple base folders”: no more false-positives
    – Detect full path filter items and convert to relative path
    – Auto-detect FTP server character encoding (UTF8 or ANSI)
    – Cancel grid selection via Escape key or second mouse button
    – Apply conflict preview limit across all folder pairs
    – Require config type and file extension to match
    – Fixed view filter panel vertical layout
    – Strict validation of UTF encoding

  8. Updates says:

    New version available -> freefilesync 11.23-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    – Format local file times with no limits on time span
    – Deferred child item failure when traversing MTP folder
    – Fixed occasional wrong thumbnail orientation for MTP
    – Support additional image formats for MTP preview (e.g. CR2)
    – Fixed folder pair window being squashed after text size increase
    – Fixed wrong folder pair order when loading config (Linux)
    – Fixed some images being stretched on high-DPI monitors
    – Fixed config panel tab text being mirrored in RTL layout
    – Fixed parsing file times one second before Unix epoch (Gdrive, FTP)

  9. Updates says:

    New version available -> freefilesync 11.22-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    – Allow one to change default log folder in global settings
    – Fixed sort order when items existing on one side only
    – Consider HOME environment variable for home path (Linux)
    – Fixed config selection using shift and arrow keys
    – Start comparison, then sync by only pressing Enter after startup
    – Fall back to default path when failing to save log file
    – Improved relative config path handling in portable mode

  10. Updates says:

    New version available -> freefilesync 11.18-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    – Add comparison time to sync log when using GUI
    – Added user-configurable timeout for Google Drive
    – Consider port when comparing (S)FTP paths for equality
    – Fixed SFTP key file login error on OpenSSH_8.8p1
    – Add error details for NSFileReadUnknownError (macOS)
    – Disable new config button when already at default
    – Use user language instead of region locale during installation

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