Synchronization could be used for making incremental backups.
Option to create up to 50 backups from the modified/changed files before synchronization.
Option to define a backup folder where DirSync Pro keeps tracks of files which are being overwritten.
Option for handling symbolic links.
Advanced options for handling time-stamps.
Option to define timestamp granularity.
Option to handle 'daylight saving' related timestamp granularity (useful when syncing with FAT file systems).
Option to preserve file meta data (DOS attributes, POSIX group/ownerships/permissions)
Option for real-time synchronization, to watch automatically a directory and start synchronization as soon as something is changed.
DirSync Pro has a powerful Schedule Engine with lots of features to run automated scheduled synchronzation tasks.
Once: Run sync tasks at a certain time in the future.
Minutely: Run sync tasks recurrently every X minutes.
Hourly: Run sync tasks recurrently every X hours.
Daily: Run sync tasks recurrently on a certain time daily.
Weekly: Run sync tasks recurrently on a certain time and in specific months every X weeks.
Monthly: Run sync tasks recurrently every month on day number X, on a certain time and in specific months.
DirSync Pro has comprehensive filters to include or exclude files and directories. The user can set up a combination of unlimited number of filters of the following types:
Filter based on string patterns in file/directory names, with wild cards and regular expression support.
Filter based on file sizes. (smaller than, equal, larger than).
Filter based on modification dates, both compared to a specific time (earlier than, on a date, later than), and based on some time unit compared to 'now' (like: files older than 3 months ago).
Filter based on an absoulte path.
Filter based on DOS attibutes (DOS/MS Windows only).
Filter based on file ownerships (user and group, POSIX only).
Filter based on file permissions (POSIX systems only).
Easy, clear and user-friendly graphical user interface, no unnecessary gadget you never use.
Runs on every modern operating system including Windows™, Linux™ and Macintosh™
It is Portable! It does not need any installation. Just run the application!
Open source, it is 100% free of charge, 100% free of commercial text, 100% free of advertisements and 100% free of spyware.
No time/function limitations
Uses no local database, so no overhead
Does not need any installation. Just download and run it. You can put it on you USB-stick en you can run it on any computer/any platform.
Does not copy your files to a server on internet to synchronize your data. In this way you are totally in charge of your data.
Lets your create a command line and save it to a batch file to run a synchronization with one mouse click or in a batch.
Advanced logging/reporting facilities. Just select a log level and define where to write the log.
Option to log on application level (default log)
Option to log on each directory level (dir log)
Option to define the log leven (how much to log)