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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 744 votes out of 744 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10.8.6.6
  • Total Downloads:
    3,851,695
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 16, 2018
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $29.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    26.33MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    7
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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Editors' Review

GoodSync's premium file sync and backup software is usually compared to file sharing tools like Dropbox, but it's very different. Both programs sync files between devices, but GoodSync also backs up files, and it's secure in ways Dropbox et al can't match. It detects block-level changes and only syncs actual changed data. GoodSync has a one-time purchase price with a 30-day free trial.

Pros

GoodSync Connect: Create secure P2P connections to other PCs with GoodSync Connect. GoodSync Connect Discovery can replace Windows' network discovery services on machines with static IP addresses, too.

Two jobs: GoodSync schedules two Jobs: Synchronize, a two-way action that excludes Hidden and System files; and Backup, a one-way task that includes them.

Security: You may be unaware that Cloud storage isn't secure from snoops and authorities. GoodSync lets you do what tools like Dropbox do, only securely and privately.

Advanced options: GoodSync offers many more options than Dropbox and similar tools, including secure server settings, customizable filters for including and excluding files, and Auto Jobs settings.

Cons

User interface: GoodSync's user interface is businesslike but not terribly intuitive or attractive; though you only need to look at it when making changes, or you can use the desktop MiniMode.

Not free or easy: Unlike the Dropbox version most users install, GoodSync isn't free and requires a lot more setup.

Bottom Line

Despite similarities, GoodSync is on a different level from Dropbox et al. For professionals, businesspeople, and other users who need the same sort of convenience but more features, power, and security, GoodSync stands apart.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of GoodSync 9.9.6.6.

 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 10.8.6.6
  • MS Graph: many changes in browsing, show all Sites and Drives.
  • MS Graph: Acquire Group.Read.All and Sites.ReadWrite.All permissions, to see Sites.
  • MS Graph: Add icon and description, fixed several bugs.
  • S3: V4 auth: Escape : and * too, or we get signature errors.
  • GoodSync2Go: Fixed GoodSync2Go.bat file did not start EXE on 32-bit system.
  • File Monitoring: Do Monitoring only for Local/Net file systems, not for remote systems.
  • Device ID: fixed corrupted device id sent for non-latin computer names.
  • Thousands Separator: Fixed adding , or . separator in case of non-standard Number Format.
  • Crash Catcher: Do not report exception that we caught, if we could not walk the stack.
  • gsync and other console apps: Make them show foreign characters.
  • Filters: fixed bugs in handling Absolute Include filters.
  • CC Runner: Do not log sensitive info, such as passwords.
  • gsync: Fixed /oauth option not working.
  • gscp: Add handling of /profile= and logging command line options.
General
Publisher Siber Systems
Publisher web site http://www.siber.com/
Release Date April 15, 2018
Date Added April 16, 2018
Version 10.8.6.6
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 26.33MB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,851,695
Downloads Last Week 7
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $29.95
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