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SyncBack Touch History of Changes

Our software has undergone extensive development and user testing since its inception. This page shows bug fixes and feature improvements that have been made since the official release of SyncBack Touch.

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SyncBack Touch v1.5.4.0 (November 2021) - Windows version

Fixed: Setting timestamps on long filenames with Windows
Fixed: Memory leak when using impersonation, also performance improvement when using impersonation
Updated: Recompiled using latest compiler


SyncBack Touch v1.5.2.0 (November 2021) - Linux version

Updated (Linux): Tweaks to command line parameters


SyncBack Touch v1.5.0.0 (September 2021) - Windows, Linux, macOS and Android version

New: Rapid File Transfer support for SyncBackPro/SE V10
New: Ransomware detection support for SyncBackPro/SE V10
Updated: Now free to use with SyncBackPro/SE V10 or newer. For V9 and older, purchase is still available.


SyncBack Touch v1.4.1.0 (July 2021) - Linux version

Updated: Maintenance release, recompiled using latest compiler
Fixed: File hashing bug fix


SyncBack Touch v1.4.1.0 (June 2021) - Android version

Updated: UI changes regarding permission requests
Updated: Support for external SD storage when running Android 11
Updated: Allow for background Wi-Fi name query during network sandboxing
Fixed: File hashing bug fix


SyncBack Touch v1.4.1.0 (December 2020) - Windows version

Updated: Recompiled using latest compiler, updated components and improved memory manager
Updated: Installer updated (Windows Vista/2008 and newer required)


SyncBack Touch v1.3.23 (December 2020) - macOS version

Updated: Compatible with macOS Big Sur


SyncBack Touch v1.3.23 (September 2020) - Android version

Fixed: Minor UI fixes
Fixed: Properly scan empty folders on devices running Android 11
Updated: Fulfill Google Play's requirement to target API 29


SyncBack Touch v1.3.20 (October 2019) - only macOS version updated

Updated: 64-bit
Updated: Minimum macOS version is Sierra (10.12)


SyncBack Touch v1.3.16 (February 2019) - only Android version updated

New: Button in the settings form which allows viewing the application's info and editing permissions.
Fixed: Properly display errors in the application's main form.


SyncBack Touch v1.3.15 (January 2019) - only Android version updated

New: Option to allow connections only when connected to a home network. Users need to grant permission to use the device's location for this to work properly.
Fixed: In some cases an error occurs when getting the content list from an external SD card.


SyncBack Touch v1.3.14 (January 2019) - only Android version updated

Updated (Android): Maintenance release, support for Android 9.0 (Pie)


SyncBack Touch v1.3.11 (August 2018) - only Windows version updated

New: Can use SBT_ENV_ in SyncBackPro/SE to get remote environment variable (see SyncBack help file)
Updated: Quick start guide


SyncBack Touch BETA for Linux released (November 2017)


SyncBack Touch v1.3.10 (October 2017)

Updated (Android): Maintenance release, support for Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Updated (macOS): Maintenance release, support for High Sierra (macOS 10.13)
Updated (Windows): Maintenance release


SyncBack Touch v1.3.8 (October 2016)

New (Android): Show progress during downloads/uploads
Updated (Android): Removed icon from notification bar
Updated (Android): Now runs as a service which keeps running in the background even after you exit the application. Service behavior can be configured in Settings - Misc
Updated (macOS): Now runs as a service which keeps running in the background even when there is no user logged in
Updated (Windows): Windows 10 Anniversary Update improvements


SyncBack Touch v1.2.7 (May 2016) - only Android version updated

New: Added support for Android Marshmallow.


SyncBack Touch v1.2 (March 2016)

Updated: Faster upload and download speeds.


SyncBack Touch v1.1 (February 2016) - only Windows version updated

New (Windows): Support user impersonation which allows connecting to SyncBack Touch using the host computer's Windows login accounts.


SyncBack Touch v1.0.32 (November 2015) - only Android version updated

Fixed (Android): Fixed a user interface bug which occurred when running on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow).


SyncBack Touch v1.0.31 (October 2015) - only Android version updated

Fixed (Android): Fixed a problem while saving settings via the SyncBackPro/SE configuration form.


SyncBack Touch v1.0.30 (September 2015)

New (Android): Added support for writing external SD cards on Lollipop devices.
New (Windows, macOS & Android): File hashing, for file verification purposes, can now be done asynchronously in order to avoid connection timeouts.


SyncBack Touch V1.0.26 (June 2015)

New (Windows): New parameters for installer to set Windows service account and password to use
New (Windows): Shadow volume management changes for Windows
New (Android): Android option to keep screen on
Fixed (Windows): Junctions points are correctly identified in Windows


SyncBack Touch V1.0.19 (January 2015)

New: (Windows version) Service now creates a rule in the Windows firewall to allow incoming connections.
New: (OSX, Android version) Mask password when entered in the security prompt.


SyncBack Touch Windows and OS X: 1.0.13 - Android: V1.0.17 (November 2014)

New: Users can now uniquely identify their devices by setting a Device ID.
Fixed: compatibility issues with Android 5.0 (Lollipop).


SyncBack Touch V1.0.13 (October 2014)

Updated: Faster downloads and uploads
Updated (Windows): Some registry settings not deleted when installing new version


SyncBack Touch V1.0.11 First Public Release (October 2014)

The first beta release of SyncBack Touch features:

New: Used with SyncBackPro V7 & SyncBackSE V7
New: Install the SBT locally so there's no need to run SyncBackPro/SE as an admin to copy locked files.
New: Windows, macOS and Android compatible
New: Backup all drives the SBT is installed on using one profile. The SBT has a virtual file-system.
New: The user has nothing to configure or corrupt.
New: Access all files on Windows without access rights issues.
New: No need to worry about scheduling as it's all done centrally instead of on the client's side.
New: No need to worry about setting usernames and passwords as it can be controlled centrally using the SBMS.
New: No need to worry about Windows passwords changing as it uses the system account.


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