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PureSync

Free
Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 24 votes out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.10.3
  • Total Downloads:
    29,766
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 10, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    10.17MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    22
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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PureSync works with external hard drives, network volumes, and even digital cameras. With this application, you can automate dull tasks such as periodically backing up your files to keep them safe or importing your photos from your digital camera whenever you plug it into your computer.

Pros

Synchronization wizard: Using PureSync's synchronization wizard, you can easily set up a sync between two folders, with the possibility of setting advanced filters and schedules along the way. While the wizard is indeed bursting with options, in most cases you can create a working synchronization without having to fiddle with every single feature.

Powerful scheduling features: One of the app's greatest strengths is being able to automate synchronizations. You can choose among myriad scheduling rules. In our tests, we successfully created two synchronizations: one that worked when the PC was idle for more than 1 second and one that synced every minute regardless of PC load and activity.

Compression/encryption: A really nifty option is the ability to automatically compress the second folder's files in order to save space. You may also opt to encrypt the second folder with a predefined password.

Cons

Unintuitive workflow: When you first start using the app, we recommend you stick to the wizard and apply as few options as possible because there is a definite learning curve due to all the options that are available. Once you're comfortable, you can start branching out and experimenting.

Bottom Line

If you have an external hard drive or a folder on your local network where you like to keep backup copies of your stuff, an app like PureSync is exactly what you need. The best thing about it is that after the initial setup you can completely automate the backup process.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Outstanding Sync & Backup"

November 22, 2015  |  By chessie1948

2015-11-22 13:53:07  |  By chessie1948

 |  Version: PureSync 3.10.3

Pros

Easy to use, reliable, clean interface, many options, free

Cons

This is a quality product with no significant Cons.

Summary

I have used this several years, for syncs and backups across 3 computers, portable hard drives, and many brands and sizes of USB devices. I've tried others and this is the easiest and most reliable for me.

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2 stars

"Lots of bugs, unreliable."

July 24, 2015

2015-07-24 06:31:22

 |  Version: PureSync 3.10.3

Pros

Excellent user interface. Good intention.

Cons

The software is unreliable. Frequent crashes, and what's worst: automatic backup does not do it's job. Many files are being missed, even thought they are "picked up", if run the backup job manually. I really wanted this product to work, but due to it's unreliability, I'll be looking for another one.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Jumping Bytes
Publisher web site http://www.mobile-master.com
Release Date July 10, 2015
Date Added July 10, 2015
Version 3.10.3
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 10.17MB
File Name PureSyncInst.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 29,766
Downloads Last Week 22
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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