SyncBack Freeware 3.2.26 User Reviews

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  • 5.0 stars

    "SyncBack is my favorite Utility"

    December 18, 2010  |   By JLFitzpatrick

    Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.26

    Pros

    Used this little Utility for years to back-up and synchronize directories between a few computers. Love the customization and easy setup.

    Cons

    Interface is pretty basic looking, but its free.

    Summary

    Tried others but always continue to rely on SyncBack for keeping various directories in sync.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent Sync of multiple computers or partitions"

    December 10, 2010  |   By chessie1948

    Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.26

    Pros

    Flexible, flawless, easy to use. Backup or Sync or anything in between.

    Cons

    Not approved for Windows 7 yet. Not a problem as long as I still have one XP machine.

    Summary

    I have used most of the options without any problems. Any sync option you can think of is here: back up one computer to the other, overlay with latest file, delete or keep where missing files, copy either direction, notify before action, etc.

    Updated on Mar 18, 2011

    I'd take off 2 stars from my initial rating. It has problems syncing directories that have a large number of files in them. It says they aren't there on the other side of the network, so it copies them unnecessarily, sometimes overlaying the newer version because it didn't see it on the initial capture. This makes it unreliable unless carefully monitored to avoid this problem. The SyncBack support people respond quickly, but they don't understand the issue, so it won't be fixed. Maybe the paid version works better, but I don't want to pay just to find out.

    Updated on Mar 20, 2011

    You won't always know when this isn't doing the right thing. I gave up on it after finding several problems. It doesn't like Unicode. It doesn't like large directories. It isn't as flexible as the best one, PureSync.

    Updated on Mar 20, 2011

    Regarding the inaccurate "Reply" to my review, the SyncBack website clearly shows that the free version is not intended to interface to Windows 7. See the Compare subdirectory of that webside which, as of this date, it still shows a big negative!

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Nice product but ..."

    December 6, 2010  |   By lrleslie

    Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.26

    Pros

    Does what it's supposed to do.

    Cons

    If you ever need tech support - even for a lost registrations, you can forget it.

    Summary

    If your system crashes and you can't retrieve your registration information, you're screwed. Email help will go unanswered!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "It backs up everything just as I tell it to."

    December 5, 2010  |   By doggoneit123

    Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.26

    Pros

    it's free. It's up to date. It's totally accurate.

    Cons

    Does not back up running files.

    Summary

    Unless you spring for the Pro version, this as good as it gets.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "does it's job"

    December 2, 2010  |   By kreuze3

    Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.26

    Pros

    good freeware

    Cons

    At first I found it a little difficult to use (I am not a techie)

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Uninstalled it"

    November 30, 2010  |   By jeretom

    Version: SyncBack Freeware 3.2.26

    Pros

    none nada zero

    Cons

    user interface

    Summary

    would not do what I needed it to do

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