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Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Aug 14, 2012
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SyncToy Review

Fernando Ortega
A free backup and synchronization tool from Microsoft
A review of SyncToy by Fernando Ortega

SyncToy is one of the so-called "PowerToys" that Microsoft offers to power users for free. It is a small utilities that enhances and streamlines working with Windows in several ways. More specifically, it allows you to perform directory synchronization jobs much more quickly and conveniently than if you were just using the Windows Explorer.

SyncToy has several synchronization options that cover all the possibilities in regard to copying, moving, renaming, overwriting or merging files together.

The program works with other tools to manage directories and many of them work concurrently with their own respective settings.

SyncToy can protect from data loss and perform backup operations.

SyncToy features and highlights:
  • Dynamic Drive Letter Assignment
  • True Folder Sync
  • Exclusion Filtering Based on Name
  • Filtering Based on File Attributes
  • Unattended Folder Pair Execution
  • Folder Pairs With Shared Endpoints
  • Command line enhancements
  • Re-Architect Sync Engine

SyncToy is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from backup software without restrictions. SyncToy 2.1 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This folder synchronization software is filed under:
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  • Freeware Backup Software
  • Software Reviews

Compatibility with this folder synchronization software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of SyncToy may be available from Microsoft.

SyncToy has been picked by our editors as excellent.
SyncToy has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested SyncToy 2.1 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

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