FreeFileSync 8.0 released

FreeFileSync 8.0 recently released, is a free Open Source software that helps you synchronize files and synchronize folders for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It is designed to save your time setting up and running backup jobs while having nice visual feedback along the way. With FreeFileSync, you can detect moved and renamed files and folders, keep versions of deleted/updated files, including copy locked files (Volume Shadow Copy Service) etc.


FreeFileSync 8.0 changelog:

  • Fine-tuned buffer sizes for 70% improved SFTP stream I/O speed
  • Support incomplete read/write operations while maximizing buffer saturation
  • Automatically check consistency of FreeFileSync installation
  • Fixed crash when using SFTP on CPUs without SSE2 support
  • Improved GUI responsiveness during SFTP I/O
  • Disabled automatic quote substitution for file filter (OS X)
  • Work around invalid parameter error on FAT drives for broken create times
  • Avoid filter mismatches by using precomposed UTF (OS X)
  • Fixed main dialog close button not being disabled during sync (OS X)
  • Don’t create AppleDouble files if extended attributes are unsupported (OS X)
  • Set content format metadata when copying to an MTP device
  • Fixed F-keys not working in sync config dialog (Linux)
  • Revert to default button margin values (Linux)
  • Fixed crash when thumbnail loading fails on MTP device
  • Fixed main grids not scrolling in parallel during mouse selection
  • Revert to default scaling for non-dpi-aware apps
  • Integrate FreeFileSync online manual
  • Added Slovak translation

Install FreeFileSync 8.0 on Ubuntu Linux OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:eugenesan/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install freefilesync
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