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.
SyncBackFree can process filenames in any language and unlimited filename lengths, and you'll enjoy tremendous flexibility of how you select which files and folders to include in your backup. The program allows you to easily see what was copied and what was not with its straight forward reporting. With compression, FTP and much more, SyncBackFree also includes an extensive help file.
SyncBackFree is designed for and tested on all versions of Windows, from XP to the latest Windows 8 (although it is not designed to work on server versions of Windows) and shares the same easy to use interface as its more powerful namesakes SyncBackSE and SyncBackPro. If your backup requirements are demanding then you can safely have SyncBackFree, SyncBackSE, and SyncBackPro all installed at the same time on the same computer to discover what solution best suits your needs.