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Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10.3.4.4
  • Total Downloads:
    3,850,509
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 17, 2017
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $29.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    25.43MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    57
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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Editors' Review

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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

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What's new in version 10.3.4.4
  • Browse Dialog: Fixed Secure flag was not properly changing URL from http:// to https://
  • Browse Dialog: Fixed wrong root in multi-folder when home folder is not root.
  • Browse Dialog: When user goes back from Folders to Account List, select Account and Folder used.
  • Browse Dialog: Fixed race condition in New Folder that could lead to errors.
  • Browse Dialog: Show Account Name or Key in Help field when it is set.
  • Browse Dialog: GSTP: Show only Server Name in Servers, without UserId. or .goodsync.
  • Account Manager: always save accounts-bookmarks.tic, not to miss any automated token changes.
  • GoodSync Server Web UI: Do not reveal existing system user password via HTML.
  • GUI: Fix crash when AutoLogoff message box is shown before Main GUI is shown.
  • Enterprise Runner: speed up submission of reports to GS Control Center.
General
Publisher Siber Systems
Publisher web site http://www.siber.com/
Release Date February 17, 2017
Date Added February 17, 2017
Version 10.3.4.4
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 25.43MB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,850,509
Downloads Last Week 57
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $29.95

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