WinMend File Copy

WinMend File Copy

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
1.0
out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.4.5
  • Total Downloads:
    9,432
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 29, 2014
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.33MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    11
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Copy managers have long been popular third-party utilities, offering to speed up, schedule, or simplify the process of copying files and folders, singly or in batches, compared with the built-in Windows tool. WinMend File Copy's developers claim it boosts copying speeds by up to 300 percent over the Windows command. It adds the ability to pause and resume downloads, display skipped files, and other features typical of aftermarket copy managers.

WinMend File Copy collects the basic functions of copying files and folders in a colorful, easy-to-use interface, with a list view for batches. Tabs labeled Our Products and About Us linked to the developer's Web site and other software and freeware products in a nonintrusive way. The program has drag-and-drop capability, batch listing, and a front panel buffer size slider as well as source and destination directory fields and buttons for adding and removing items from the source list. We selected a 7GB folder and a destination path, and then clicked Copy. A dialog displayed twin progress bars, one for each file and another showing total progress, as well as the usual file size, transfer rate, elapsed time, and such. We ran the process four times, averaging about 35MBps and 3:24. Unfortunately, Windows 7 copied the same file to the same directory an average of 20MBps faster and 45 to 50 seconds quicker. That's not a minor difference; it's a major butt-kicking, amounting to nearly a minute for a single DVD movie. We were surprised, since the program claims to make dramatic improvements, but even adjusting the buffer setting made no difference, let alone improvement.

We've tried lots of copy managers, and most have something to recommend. WinMend File Copy is easy to use and adds some useful features, but it doesn't come close to the scheduling and configuration options of some other free tools, nor does it seem able to do better than Windows in its most essential function: copying files. There are much better freeware copy managers out there.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"cant find any increase in speed"

March 01, 2010  |  By garg_sunant

 |  Version: WinMend File Copy 1.3.2

Pros

just can pause the copy process

Cons

total copy speed was just 10MB/s campared to 20-30MB/s of system.

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1 stars

"No faster than Windows"

July 09, 2009  |  By KenloCanada

 |  Version: WinMend File Copy 1.0

Pros

cannot find at this point

Cons

Slower than copy & paste

Summary

copy a 5.4 Mb file to a folder through Hamachi, the % bars does not move in first 3 minutes. It is much slower than using Windows copy & paste.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.4.5
Version 1.4.5 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher WinMend
Publisher web site http://www.winmend.com
Release Date October 20, 2014
Date Added October 29, 2014
Version 1.4.5
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.33MB
File Name WinMend-File-Copy.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 9,432
Downloads Last Week 11
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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