Compare SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE and SyncBackFree

The SyncBack family of products backup, synchronize, and restore data files.

SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE and SyncBackFree work on Windows (10, 8, 7, Vista - 32/64-bit), and are used by individuals, small businesses, and organizations throughout the world. All three programs can be installed at the same time so you can evaluate which works best for you.

SyncBackPro and SyncBackSE also allow you to backup your data across multiple operating systems using SyncBack Touch which works with Windows, macOS, Linux and Android (Mobile phones and Devices).

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Overview

SyncBackPro: Personal and business users who want the best in-class backup solution, including scripting and cloud backup support. Centralized management and reporting solution available separately.

SyncBackSE: Personal and business users that need an advanced backup solution compatible with Windows workstation and servers.

SyncBackFree: Anyone who wants a simple backup and restore solution at no cost.

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Licensing and OS Compatibility

SyncBackPro Pro
SyncBackSE SE
SyncBackFree Free
List Price
Free
License Type
Perpetual license for the major version number purchased
Freeware
Upgrade Assurance available
Yes
Yes
No
Each license can be installed on up to:
5 devices (home) or
1 device (business)
No Limit
Supported OS Compatibility
Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista

Windows Server 2008 and newer

SyncBack Touch supports: macOS, Android, Linux & Windows
Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista
64-bit Version Available
Yes
Yes
No

Supported Protocols

Pro
SE
Free
Types of data backup process supported
Backup / Mirror / Intelligent Sync / Restore
Backup / Mirror / Basic Sync / Restore
Support for internal (local drive) and/or external (USB hard drive, thumbdrive, etc) storage
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backup/sync to/from network PC/device (NAS etc)
Yes
Yes
Yes
FTP protocols supported
New to V9 Three different FTP/FTPS/SFTP engines to choose from
FTP / FTPS / SFTP
FTP / FTPS
FTP
VHD/X support
Yes
Yes
No
New to V9 SyncBack Monitor support
Yes
Yes
No
SyncBack Touch support
New to V9 Delta-copy network transfers
Yes
Yes
No
Media Transfer Protocol (MTP)
Yes
Yes
No
Cloud Storage Support
Amazon S3™ (and compatible), Backblaze™ B2, Google Drive™, Google Storage™, Microsoft Azure™, Microsoft OneDrive™, OneDrive for Business (Office 365), OpenStack, SharePoint™ (Office 365), Dropbox™, Box, SugarSync™, Amazon Drive™
New to V9 OVH™, hubiC™, WebDAV and Egnyte™
Yes
No
No
Backup Emails
Yes
No
No

Standard Features

Pro
SE
Free
Ransomware Detection
Yes
Yes
Yes
Abort backup if too many changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Gmail OAUTH2 authentication
Yes
Yes
Yes
Central cloud authentication
Yes
Yes
Yes
Group profile run
Yes
Yes
Yes
Scheduled Backups
Yes
Yes
Yes
Periodic running
Yes
Yes
Yes
Differences window to review proposed changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
File Verification
Yes
Yes
Yes
Hashing compare method
Yes
Yes
Yes
Run external programs before and/or after profiles
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-language user interface
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unicode enabled for multi-language filename support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Email Logs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Extensive Help File
Yes
Yes
Yes
File Compression
Yes
Yes
Yes
Environment Variables
Yes
Yes
Yes
Compression Types Supported
New to V9 Parallel file compression
Deflate / Deflate64 / BWT / BZip2 / LZMA
Deflate / Deflate64 / BWT
Deflate
File Encryption Supported
AES 256-bit
Basic Zip Encryption

Advanced Features

Pro
SE
Free
New to V9 Delta-copy
Yes
No
No
File Integrity Checking
Yes
No
No
SyncBack Management Service (SBMS) integration
Yes
No
No
Scripting support
Yes
No
No
Automatic drive failure detection
Yes
No
No
Smart memory management for large data set backup jobs
Yes
No
No
Faster cloud scanning
Yes
No
No
New to V9 Faster cloud file transfers
Yes
No
No
SecureZip Filename Encryption
Yes
Yes
No
New file copying methods
Yes
Yes
No
Choose settings folder
Yes
Yes
No
Auto-decrypt NTFS files
Yes
Yes
No
Faster FTP scanning
New to V9 Support for CompleteFTP extension
Yes
Yes
No
File Resuming if connection lost
Yes
Yes
No
Run on Windows startup and/or shutdown/logout
Yes
Yes
No
Real time Backup/Sync when files/folders change
Yes
Yes
No
Backup/Sync on device insertion (USB drive, etc)
Yes
Yes
No
Fast Backup feature (reduces scan times)
Yes
Yes
No
Incremental & Differential backups
Yes
Yes
No
File Versioning
Yes
Yes
No
Bandwidth throttling (FTP and network)
Yes
Yes
No
Transfer file and folder ACL security (NTFS/ReFS)
Yes
Yes
No
Copy symbolic links
Yes
Yes
No
Pushover notification on profile failure
Yes
Yes
No
Regular Expression (RegEx) filter engine
Yes
Yes
Yes
Detect file renames/move
Yes
Yes
No
Compress email log files
Yes
Yes
No
Send email logs securely using SSL/TLS connection
Yes
Yes
No
Move files
Yes
Yes
No
Automatic profile backups
Yes
Yes
No
Advanced Environment Variables
Yes
Yes
No
Copy open/locked files using VSS
Yes
Yes
No
List Price
Free

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