Free Windows file sync programs? FreeFileSync, etc.

Started Sep 22, 2022 | Discussions thread
Chris Noble
Chris Noble Veteran Member • Posts: 5,503
Sync versioning is complicated

Eric Carlson wrote:

Chris Noble wrote:

Yes, but the versioning option is very complicated compared to typical backup software.

It's super simple. I set up the versioning

Having to set up versioning is not simple.

to go to a separate folder on the backup drive(s),

Setting up separate folders is not simple.

and if you find the current version of one of your files has a problem, just go to the same path under the separate directory

Manual searching is not simple, especially if multiple files are involved.

to find previous versions. Simpler than restoring a backup.

Actually, your system sounds super complicated. In contrast, restoring to any point in the past is a single click operation with versioning backup software.

And how do you manage your archiving? (How many previous versions to save).

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