TeraCopy

Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 147 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1
  • Total Downloads:
    1,782,384
  • Date Added:
    May 17, 2007
  • File Size:
    2.55MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,671
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/XP/Vista

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1 stars

"Wasted my time"

November 04, 2014  |  By orcajames

 |  Version: TeraCopy 2.3

Pros

Nothing nothing and nothing

Cons

1. Crashed 10 seconds after I installed it.
2. Took forever to calculate a folder size.
3. 10 times slower than Windows to copy a large folder.
4. Interface sucks.
5. Required reboot of server to uninstall.

Summary

Don't bother with this.

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5 stars

"Good package"

August 20, 2014  |  By gunnerb47

 |  Version: TeraCopy 2.3

Pros

Used this to move all files from a crashed drive and no issues doing this

Cons

None No issues

Summary

This review from first time use but I am not seeing any thing to stop a definite recommendation

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5 stars

"Great Utility!"

June 11, 2014  |  By benjiroo

 |  Version: TeraCopy 2.3

Pros

Integrates seamlessly with Windows file system.
Far more powerful than Windows Explorer.
Can cue from multiple source folders into one destination folder.

Cons

Random crash / error, but not enough to warrant uninstall.
Window stays on top, but is minimizable.

Summary

I recently had to do some shuffling of data between two 1 TB portable HDDs and my laptop HDD, because I accidentally deleted everything on one of the portables. To recover the lost HDD, I used Undelete 360 (I left a review on that, too) to transfer the recovered files to the other portable. Not enough space on the second portable, so I needed a way to make sure that the backup was good. Microsoft SyncToy could have done the job, but it doesn't seem to offer any kind of file verification (I'm no expert). TeraCopy offers CRC checking as part of the file copy process, and it works pretty well.

TeraCopy, at least the free version, doesn't seem to be 100% stable, however. Last night, I left it to copy 800 GB of recovered files from one portable HDD to another, with file verification, and woke up this morning to find it completed with zero errors. When I went to transfer the 320 GB back to the second HDD that was originally there, I kept getting errors and crashes. Odd.

Still, a great little tool, although I'm not sure if $19.95 for purchase of the full version is worth it.

"There is no such thing as a foolproof system. Someone will make a better fool, tomorrow." @LoneWolffe

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5 stars

"FANTASTIC PRODUCT- MILES BETTER THAN WINDOWS COPY-PASTE"

May 22, 2014  |  By DIAMONDS99

 |  Version: TeraCopy 2.3

Pros

Fast, Easy to use, User Friendly,

BIT ADVANTAGE (besides speed) - TeraCopy Tells you what is wrong if a file is skipped/not copied or moved, UNLIKE Windows- it will still copy/move everything except for the one problem file (Windows aborts the entire copy/move for the entire folder if one file is problematic, and it doesn't tell you what the problem was...e.g. if one file name is too long, Windows aborts, no explanation, TeraCopy moves/copies all of the other files and tells you which file you need to rename -so you can fix it and move/copy it!

Cons

You need to right click on this to activate it.
Tera Copy can install & replace Windows Copy/Move but I had to disable this...it does it by default. I'd rather activate TeraCopy as I need it.

Summary

Fantastic product. Would definitely recommend.

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5 stars

"Quick like a bunny !"

May 06, 2014  |  By curiousgeorge13

 |  Version: TeraCopy 2.3

Pros

Faster data transfer hard to quantify, BUT:
Works great and gives you more options than windows copy/move does.
Easy to use ... hides in background untill needed
Shows progress / speed of data transfer /
Choice of : copy or move Single file or batch...
replace only older files, overwrite file/batch, rename file/batch,etc...
Options to watch each one, with CRC check as it progresses.
Tinkerbell sound when finished - nice touch.

Cons

None so far after 3 months of heavy use.

Summary

Useful tool to add to Windows.
Ten steps better than Windows version -
Like Piriform Defraggler, Auslogics Defrag or Perfect Disk are
to semi-useless Windows Defrag.

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5 stars

"TeraCopy = Simply The Best = AWESOME!"

May 02, 2014  |  By LionHeartUK

 |  Version: TeraCopy 2.3

Pros

I am using the TeraCopy pro version v.2.3, and was able to move all my 382 GB of my valuable files from one external hard drive to the another one, and with absolutely no problems at all. And unlike the windows built in copy, which always gives you error messages, this software gives no error messages, and is very reliable, smooth, simple to use, and FAST!

The software is a real God send for me, and is now my all time favourite software, and worth every single penny, and I just love it.

Yabba Dabba Dooo! And Thank youuu!

Cons

No cons for me.

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5 stars

"Already, "How did I ever do without this?" the 1st day!"

January 31, 2014  |  By Bozobub

 |  Version: TeraCopy 2.3

Pros

As the previous reviewer notes, does exactly what it says it will do, including very good integration with Windows.

Cons

Not *quite* as fast as some other 3rd-party free copy utilities I've tried, although still MUCH faster (15-30%, from my experience) than the standard Windows dialog nonetheless.

Summary

While (as noted above) some 3rd-party programs are a bit faster, none of them offer the combination of very tight Windows integration, excellent UI, and useful utilities (such as file verification) that TeraCopy does. I literally could not be more satisfied, especially with free software!

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4 stars

"Great copying software."

January 06, 2014  |  By SJHH

 |  Version: TeraCopy 2.3

Pros

Does what it says on the tin efficiently, accurately and without many problems.

Cons

None so far apparent.

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5 stars

"GSCopy Pro v6.0"

November 14, 2013  |  By appel01

 |  Version: TeraCopy 2.27

Pros

(RoboCopy Alternative) with Open File Agent

Cons

It can easily be scheduled to run as a scheduled task and fully automated. GSCopyPro also comes with an open file agent which can copy files that are locked/ opened by other processes. This feature is supported in all windows vSCersions from widows XP/ 2003 and later.

Summary

GSCopyPro is a single command-line tool (CLI) that can copy, replicate and move files from one folder to another. This folder can be on the same machine/ server or another server elsewhere. What makes GSCopyPro stand out from other competitors is the fact it works on 32-bit as well as 64-bit systems and has no restrictions.
Go To:>> http://www.gurusquad.com/GSCOPYPRO

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1 stars

"Good idea, doesn't work."

July 26, 2013  |  By ddonuts4

 |  Version: TeraCopy 2.27

Pros

In theory, this will speed up and optimize file transfers, and actually does speed up transfers when it works
Much more detailed info
In theory, you can pause and resume file transfers

Cons

Hangs when transferring large files
When you pause transfers, you cannot resume
You cannot cancel file transfers
Glitches out when copying files anywhere except between explorer windows, naming files odd things and sometimes not copying at all.

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This version is the first release on CNET Download.com
General
Publisher Code Sector
Publisher web site http://www.codesector.com/
Release Date May 17, 2007
Date Added May 17, 2007
Version 1
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 98/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 2.55MB
File Name teracopy.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,782,384
Downloads Last Week 4,671
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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