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SyncTwoFolders for Mac

By Thomas Robisson Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Aug 7, 2013

SyncTwoFolders for Mac creates an identical copy of a folder for other uses. Its interface is easy to use and its tutorial breaks it down well enough for even the most inexperienced users to get right to work.

After its initial startup, SyncTwoFolders for Mac brings up a window with basic instructions and a warning to use caution to prevent the loss of data. It also explains the simulation function, allowing the user to double-check the output before initiating the program. The actual program includes a simple menu with a button to select the source and target folder using a file finder. The user can then select from several sync options, where the destination folder is either completely replaced or just supplemented with additional files from the source folder. They can also designate items to ignore or treat differently by the program. The program also lets the user simulate synchronization during which no files will be removed or replaced. This is quite useful if the user isn't really sure what will occur if they choose to synchronize. A checkbox turns the simulation function on and off, helping new users protect data. A few of the buttons toward the bottom of the window are not labeled and have unclear functions, but the basic operations are easy to find and use.

SyncTwoFolders for Mac works well for those users who need to create matching versions of two sets of files for later use.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.0.2

Changed the copy mode, now can choose between "Copy with Xojo" (default), "Copy with AppleScript (Finder)" (was the default in previous version) and "Copy with Shell Command".

General

Release August 18, 2014
Date Added August 18, 2014
Version 2.0.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.9
Additional Requirements None

Popularity

Total Downloads 62,200
Downloads Last Week 0
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Developer's Description

Choose a Source Folder and a Target Folder. Synchronization in reciprocal Mode: A file present in one folder and not in the second will be copied, a file older will be replace. Read About SyncTwoFolders for more information, and use Help Tag. Let Simulation Checkbox Checked first to be sure of what this program will do (in Simulation mode, no files are copied or erased). There're a Mac PPC version and a Mac INTEL version, please watch which one you download.