Cross Platform Backup Solution (Windows, Macintosh, Linux)


Open the source partition d, and backup folder on f partition, for check the result. Open free-file-sync, and browse source partition d, and backup folder on f partition. Note that, if the same data already exist in target partition or folder,
The synchronize operation will just only copy modified part. If it doesn’t exist, it will create a new copy. That means, if you selected wrong target partition or folder,
It will delete everything inside that partition or folder. If your system time is the same between different systems,
Use the default setting compare file time and size to get an accurate backup. I have system time issues so i change synchronization mode to file size only,
Although This will also skip files that has the same size change,
But this is a small probability. Comparing the contents of the file will get an accurate backup,
But the speed will a little bit slower. If you don’t want backup some files exclude it in filter,
Or you want an 100% backup keep exclude filter empty. Save the setting to file so the next time just click to backup. Delete a folder for demo. Compare and synchronize the change between source and backup. The deleted folder shows up again. Exit when finished. Open the source volume and the target folder for check the result. Open up RsyncOSX. Delete a task for demo. Click add task tab. Drag the source partition to local catalog,
Target folder to remote catalog. Note that, if the same data already exist in target partition or folder,
The synchronize operation will just only copy modified part. If it doesn’t exist, it will create a new copy. That means, if you selected wrong target partition or folder,
It will delete everything inside that partition or folder. Add task and click execute tab. If your system time is the same between different systems,
Use the default setting compare file time and size to get an accurate backup. I have system time issues so i change synchronization mode to file size only,
Although This will also skip files that has the same size change,
But this is a small probability. Click batch checkbox enable the task just added. Delete a folder for demo. Compare the change between the source and the target. Click synchronize button to start backup. The deleted folder shows up again. Close the dialog. Open the source partition and the target folder for check the result. Open up the rsync backup script file in terminal. If your system time is the same between different systems,
Use the default setting compare file time and size to get an accurate backup. I have system time issues so i change synchronization mode to file size only,
Although This will also skip files that has the same size change,
But this is a small probability. If you don’t want backup some files exclude it in filter,
Or you want an 100% backup keep exclude filter empty. Note that, if the same data already exist in target partition or folder,
The synchronize operation will just only copy modified part. If it doesn’t exist, it will create a new copy. That means, if you selected wrong target partition or folder,
It will delete everything inside that partition or folder. Delete a folder for demo. Start synchronization. The deleted folder shows up again.

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