Syncdocs – Backup, Synchronize And Open Local Files With Google Docs

SyncDocs brings Dropbox app like implementation for Google Docs, allowing users to sync their Google Docs documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other type of files across all the PCs. This eliminates the need of having  to either download the documents from Google Docs manually or use Google Docs plug-in for Office to open and edit them from desktop. Syncdocs takes an offbeat approach to make Google Docs your native document editing platform. You can for instance make Google Docs default document viewer and editor rather than using other paid Office suite applications. Apart from saving you a lot of money, it makes sharing and collaboration with your fellow team members a lot easier. You would just need to allow remote access to Google Docs documents in order to seamlessly share and collaborate with others over the LAN. Using the Google Docs native document sharing controls, viewing and editing constraints can be applied on the go to ensure data confidentiality. Read More

Compare Two Folders And Sync Files With MOBZSync

Users who’ve lost a track of backed up data may find it challenging to manually check which and how much data has been backed up from source to target locations, i.e from local PC to any remote location on network. In such a scenario, they could go for comparing files and folders which are present on both locations or try an application which can quickly do comparisons between original and backed up locations. MOBZSync is an application which not only compares data saved in two different folders but can synchronize and copy the data of any of the selected folder with other. This could come handy when you want to check which files and folders are missing in either back up or source folder. Read More

QuickSync – Drag & Drop Folder Synchronisation For Quick Backup

If you’re looking for a smart synchronization utility having miniscule interface with not too many configurations to set up, an application having file drag & drop support with a blend of synchronization scheduling facility to automate the process, you need to have a look at open source QuickSync. It uses smart name detection technique to sync files when some of them are missing or moved from original location. Contrasting to other sync apps, it allows you to decide how you want to deal with file synchronization related conflict  - whether to overwrite existing files or not. File synchronization is easy. You just have to select the time interval or date & time to set up scheduled synchronization and data backup. So what makes it special? The following options: Ask before overwrite, Interval Sync, Date Sync, Binary Match and Backup. Read More

Google Cloud Connect Syncs Microsoft Office Documents With Google Docs

If you’ve been following Google Docs improvements for a long time, you must have heard about Cloud Sync in November, last year. At that time it was offered to only few users for testing. Now that the private beta phase has come to an end, Google in conjunction with Microsoft has released this awesome add-in to the public. It works on MS Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 applications, including, Word, Excel and PowerPoint to seamlessly synchronize mutually supported documents, initiate simultaneous collaboration with others on the go, and to share documents with your friends and colleagues. It also brings other famous features of Google Docs, like, revision history to check the previously edited documents and instant backup to create document backup to MS Office applications Read More

On-The-Fly Dropbox Encryption With BoxCryptor

Users who rely on cloud services have a host of tools in mind which can be used to secure files and folders along with all the classified information which are to be synced. From all the cloud based sync services, Dropbox is the most prominent for so many reasons. BoxCryptor is an application which comes with Dropbox support, allowing user to sync and encrypt files on the fly with RC4 algorithm. It doesn’t confine you to use only Drobbox folder, one can specify any location where data is to be encrypted. Encryption and decryption takes place in realtime without asking passphrase each time to perform the operation. Read More

MacDropAny – Link Local Folders In Mac With Dropbox To Sync

MacDropAny is a tiny application which provides the functionality of previously covered DropboxFolderSync for Windows.  It is developed solely for Mac users who need to sync multiple folders without creating links with Dropbox folder manually. MacDropAny allows user to easily create symbolic links with Dropbox folder to keep synchronization process as seamless as it can be. Leaving aside the details, suffice it to say that it’s the best solution for creating links between user-defined local and Dropbox folders in order to perform distraction-free synchronization. Read More

EvImSync Syncs Evernote Notebooks With Gmail

If you are an Evernote user on Windows, you might want to have a look at backing up your Notebooks to Gmail account. EvImSync is a new applications that does just that. It synchronizes Evernote notebooks with your Gmail account, thus saving them as emails inside one folder (of your choosing). Keep in mind that it is not a two-way sync, it can only sync one-way from Evernote to Gmail. Therefore, if an email is removed from Gmail, the note will not get removed from Evernote, you will have to remove the notebooks from Evernote to delete it from Gmail. The same goes for changes in tags. You must change them in Evernote to reflect changes in Gmail, not vice versa. Read More

Perform Scenario-Based Data Sync & Backup On Large Scale With SyncBack

If you’re planning to deploy a complete data synchronization system to seamlessly perform the backup tasks regardless of how big the work scale is, odds of you coming across one feature-rich but paid synchronization utility are high. What if you could find all the essential synchronization and data backup features for free? SyncBack attempts to offer all the characteristics which you’d like to have. It can perform sync and backup operation remotely while covering numerous scenarios to fit the need of advanced users. Despite having features of previously reviewed sync utilities, it takes data back up and synchronization to the next level, allowing users to backup and sync data over network and to optical drives, launch application after and before the sync/backup task, schedule by day/monthly basis, filter both files and directories, and compress destination data by 4 different levels. If data backup or synchronization is to be performed on a large scale, you can turn-on Expert mode to generate reports and send confirmation/ errors logs through inherent email system after sync or backup task gets finished. Read More

ResophNotes – Take Plain Text Notes And Sync With Simplenote

ResophNotes is a fast and lightweight free Windows application for capturing plain text notes and syncing them to the cloud. It brings the concept of Notational Velocity – a popular note taking program for Mac – to Windows. Other programs like Evernote and Microsoft OneNote offer similar functionality but what sets ResophNotes apart is its simplicity for those of us who just need the ability to capture and organize plain text notes. Read More

Synkron – Sync Multiple Folders, Restore Overwritten Or Deleted Files, And More

Synkron is an ingeniously simple application to carry out synchronization between two locations which has a lot different to offer as compared to previously reviewed sync utilities. Beyond the obvious features of every synchronization tool, which includes, scheduling sync job, supporting incremental synchronization, applying filters, etc. It allows you to sync hidden files and folders between two specified locations whilst offering novel features like Multisync (to backup data from multiple sources to one target location), Propagate deletion, and Detect collisions. With Synkron, you can also create a Blacklist of folders, files, and extensions to add an eternal exclusion from sync process. Read More

Automatically Sync All Documents With Google Docs After Every 5 Minutes

If you are an avid Google Docs user and like to keep all of your important documents synced with Google Docs cloud, here we have a simple desktop application called Up The Sync, which promises seamless synchronization with Google Docs. Not only it can sync silently after regular intervals, it has an ability to sync documents residing in multiple folders, which means that if you’ve already grouped up documents in multiple folders, with this application, you can sync all the selected folders with Google Docs. Read More

Sync User Ratings And Play Counts Between iTunes And Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player and iTunes are both very capable, comprehensive and user-friendly music management solutions. Both support features like comprehensive libraries, smart playlists, etc, and they monitor your listening patterns to generate their own playlists. They also like to track your favorites, based on ratings you assign. If you’re using both WMP and iTunes at the same time, chances are you’ll run into the frustration of your playing preferences not being in sync. Orzeszek Ratings is a portable, free application that lets you sync track ratings and play counts between both these music management solutions. Read More

Sync iTunes Library Across Multiple Computers With MediaRover

Ok, so you’re an avid iTunes user with a decent music library collected over years. A friend, family member or colleague of yours likes your music collection and wants it, but there’s no easy way to transfer all those files to them. Or, you want to have the same music collection available at your home and work computers, but cannot figure out an easy way to do so? MediaRover comes to the rescue! Read More

Android Manager WiFi Syncs And Transfer Files Wirelessly To Windows PC

With Android phones, the most troublesome thing for users is the lack of decent PC-phone management solution. Most other mobile platforms have some official offering that makes this task really easy, for example, Nokia’s Ovi Suite, iPhone’s iTunes management system, and so on. Some vendors have their own in-house solutions which are not really up to the mark, the classic example of which is Samsung’s Kies. Hence users really appreciate any third-party solution that can ease their life when it comes to Android backup, restore and management through PC. Read More

ZumoDrive – Upload And Sync Media From Windows Right-Click Context Menu

Dropbox and SugerSync (see comparison) are two services which allow users to upload and access files from any device. And then there is as well. ZumoDrive is another web-based application which is designed on the same plane to upload your files to a central location and access your content on any of your device (Smartphone, desktop, tablet). Contrasting to aforementioned applications, it offers greater customization and creates a virtual drive (Z drive) in Windows Explorer to upload your files instantly. Read More

Siphon – Sync Addons Across Multiple Computers [Extension]

Siphon is a simple solution for synchronizing all the Firefox addons across multiple systems. If you are using Firefox and need to install the addons on different systems without having to create a list manually then it would be of great help. Siphon is a Firefox add-on which creates a list of add-ons that are to be synced across multiple PCs. Read More

BK Is Minimalist Backup Scheduling And Automation Tool

BK is a small backup and synchronization application which comes with multiple compression options. It offers a great deal of ease in backing up data with advance filtering features to include/exclude only selected files and folders. You can further schedule the job in question to let it automate the process. Read More

Synchredible Schedules Sync Two Folders, Alternative To SyncToy

Synchredible is small but powerful synchronization tool which looks quite similar to Microsoft's Synctoy, as far as the primary functionality are concerned. It supports bi-directional synchronization and offers a very straightforward way of syncing two folders, but also differs from SyncToy when it comes to syncing options. It hosts plenty of features which are not there in Microsoft SyncToy, some of which are; sync files which are added/updated after a specified date, sync after every X amount of time, set date for the sync process, action automation before/after synchronization, etc. Read More

Advanced File System Management Toolkit FlexTK Express

FlexTK Express is a toolkit developed to perform the most important operations and functions which are related with file management. It packages features like; searching and classifying files, scanning file system, file organizing and data migration, file/folder synchronization, analyzing storage utilization, and fault-tolerant copying of large files. The user-defined commands help execute any available function in the way user wants, allowing complete flexibility. Read More