SyncBack Freeware

SyncBack Freeware

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 394 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.2.19.0
  • Total Downloads:
    759,932
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 13, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    10.92MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    370
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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This straightforward backup utility makes it a snap to safeguard and synchronize your files, and its freeware price just sweetens the deal. Surprisingly flexible for a free program, SyncBack can save your files anywhere: on external hard drives, in ZIP archives, on network drives, on CDs (using UDF), or transfer them via FTP. Recovering from a drive loss is also cinch, with a convenient restore tool that replicates folder trees along with the files in them.

It lets you define multiple scheduled backup jobs so you can just set 'em and forget 'em, allowing users to create specific backup jobs for certain folders or file types. You can control the way files are compared and selected for backup: the program comes with ready-made profiles to make the process as easy as possible. It's hard not to like that SyncBack doesn't use many system resources when working in the background, and backups can be set to export their logs to an HTML file for easy viewing. All in all, it's an excellent choice for home users and small businesses.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.0

    out of 76 votes

    • 5 star 33
    • 4 star 28
    • 3 star 4
    • 2 star 3
    • 1 star 8
  • All Versions

    4.1

    out of 394 votes

    • 5 star 217
    • 4 star 99
    • 3 star 28
    • 2 star 18
    • 1 star 32
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4 stars

"Excellent backup system for the home office"

January 22, 2010  |  By oborla

 |  Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.19.0

Pros

Easy to set up and modify, excellent to use in a local network, fast, and works in the background without problems.

Cons

Sketchy information, requires some previous knowledge to find all functions

Summary

We have a three-desktops local network with one acting as a server, without keyboard or monitor, which handles connections to printers, scanners, spoolers, etc. and SyncBack backups two desktops into the server automatically and working in the background. After four months of using it there have been not a single problem.

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5 stars

"Easy backup solution"

January 11, 2010  |  By Alfionso

 |  Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.19.0

Pros

Fast and lots of optionsq

Cons

no problems so far!

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4 stars

"worth try...!"

January 04, 2010  |  By jagudaniya

 |  Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.19.0

Pros

very easy(for whom, who knows the value of back-up) & advanced.

Cons

checked for one day no problems yet,if there will be will update in this column,if it may help some one.

Summary

It has complete 0 to 100 specs for every one, simple scheduler does it all, once you set it & it will do as commanded. it takes back-up on disk, network drive... sends log reports on e-mail which is most important thing.
I'm using it on DELL PowerEdge 840, win 2k3 std works fine.

Cheers
jagudaniya

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4 stars

"excellent tool for easy backup or file synchronization"

December 09, 2009  |  By laughrane

 |  Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.19.0

Pros

simple and easy to use but surprisingly customizable - and it's free!

Cons

none that I've encountered, and I've been using this product (sporadically, granted) for over a year now

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5 stars

"Can Do Anything"

December 07, 2009  |  By katnip3

 |  Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.19.0

Pros

Tons of optional customizations. You can do a quick backup of a detailed synchronization with this program.

Cons

None yet, although I haven't used the program much yet.

Summary

The best free synchronization software I've seen. If that's what you want, download this.

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1 stars

"Trojan Horse Inside"

December 04, 2009  |  By CNETMH

 |  Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.19.0

Pros

Does a full backup followed by incremental backups on a schedule or on command.

Cons

The first day it worked fine, but the second day my virus scanner detected a Trojan Horse in it. Would not download it I were you.

Summary

Trojan Horse!

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5 stars

"Excellent quality, very easy to use, FAST"

December 02, 2009  |  By Jules Brenner

 |  Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.19.0

Pros

As a software designer myself, I appreciate the quality of an application like this. The depth and breadth of functionality in the program belies the simplicity and ease of use of the user interface. The software is great value. It is also very fast.

Cons

Cons? Just that I didn't discover SyncBack long ago, before wasting so much time trying to get other software to work. Used Microsoft's SyncToy (good, but nowhere near SyncBack), and a few other backup apps for years. None come close to SyncBack.

Summary

I am always critical of software since I have spent the last 20 years designing it myself, and when I stumble upon a gem like this, I am just so happy, and my faith in humanity as software developers is restored.

I coupled use of SyncBack with another excellent application, FolderMatch (also excellent, with a very good user interface, but does not quite match the ease of use of SyncBack) to clean up my drives and then create backups by synchronizing my internal drives to my external backup.

I say "Buy it"!

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5 stars

"Very powerful and reliable"

December 02, 2009  |  By Automateit

 |  Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.19.0

Pros

Easy to use and schedule

Cons

Progress bar shows information in a small area

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4 stars

"Simple and fast to use"

December 01, 2009  |  By ccostant

 |  Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.19.0

Pros

Simple
Easy to setup

Cons

Directory management a ltitle bit confusing

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5 stars

"Free for personal or commercial use, reliable and easy!"

November 27, 2009  |  By SummitApps

 |  Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.19.0

Pros

- Very good price...free!
- Free for both personal and commercial use
- Used for many years and proven reliable
- Feature rich
- Always return to SyncBack after trying other software

Cons

- Free version is not portable

Summary

I recommend this to everyone looking for back up software.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher 2BrightSparks
Publisher web site http://www.2BrightSparks.com
Release Date August 13, 2008
Date Added August 13, 2008
Version 3.2.19.0
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Backup Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 10.92MB
File Name SyncBack_Setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 759,932
Downloads Last Week 370
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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