Carbon copies

Sync folders with ease using this intuitive tool.

Syncing folders can be a very useful activity, whether you're backing up important documents or keeping what's on a portable device, like a USB drive, synced up with what's on your computer. Carbon Folder is a simple utility that makes regularly syncing folders a piece of cake.

The program's interface is plain and extremely easy to navigate, as the whole thing is really just a wizard that walks you through the syncing process. Users choose the two folders they want to sync and then select whether they want to sync in both directions, or just from one folder to the other. Users can also choose whether they want to include subfolders. That's really all there is to it; from there, the program syncs the folders as instructed, and also gives users the option of saving the project for future use. This is extremely handy if, for example, you want to regularly sync a folder on your USB drive with your My Documents folder on your computer. Once you've created that task in Carbon Folder, all you have to do in the future is select it from the list of saved projects. Though it's true that Carbon Folder doesn't come with a Help file, we can't say that this is a major drawback; the program is so straightforward that there's really no reason for documentation. Overall, we found Carbon Folder to be a simple, no-frills way to sync folders that's suitable for even inexperienced users.

Carbon Folder installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to everyone.

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