Questions tagged [synchronization]

Software that (or interacts with software that) synchronizes data from one (or more) location(s) to one (or more) other location(s)

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Something like Mackup for Windows (backing up application settings)

Mackup is a great tool for backing up and restoring application settings but it only supports OSX and Linux. Is there something like it for Windows?
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Cache the contents of external drive

I would like to treat an external drive (on Windows) similarly to cloud storage with offline access. Let me explain: Clients like Google Docs Offline, Google Drive Backup and Sync, Dropbox, Autosync ...
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Free Media Player to play video with a different external audio track? Bonus if clean, easy, open source

Free Media Player to play video with a different external audio track? Bonus if clean, easy, open source. Tried this, but the last step from: https://wiki.videolan.org/VLC_HowTo/...
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Sync software allowing user to sync subdirectories of a synced directory

Context Consider a folder with the following directories $ tree root ├── a │   ├── a_1 │   └── a_2 ├── b ├── c └── d I would like to sync subfolders of the root folder (or the root folder by itself)...
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A simple notes application shared between a laptop and a smartphone

I closely use two computing devices; one is mainly stationary and is my laptop and the second is mainly mobile and is my smartphone. My laptop has Microsoft Windows 10 Home, in which my notes ...
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Free open-source alternative to Google Drive file synchronization

I'm looking for a free and open source app for Windows (other desktop and mobile OS support welcome) which can allow me to sync files from and to: Internal hard drives; External drives (portable HDDs/...
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How can I set up a 2-way sync using rclone to transfer the files?

I have multiple computers and a Dropbox account, but I don't want to use Dropbox's proprietary client program. I have rclone remotes set up though, and they've been working well enough, but I don't ...
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Email client + calendar + contacts + notes app that syncs with iPhone without cloud

I avoid using the cloud for my personal information, with the exception of gmail for email and incoming/outgoing calendar meetings/appointments. Hoping someone can recommend a replacement app for ...
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NoSQL database for Windows with Offline sync capability

I develop a Windows 7+ desktop application that currently uses Microsoft SQL Server to hold the data and a local DB to work offline. Now I want to switch to a NoSQL database. That DB should work on ...
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Cross-platform reading of personal documents with progress synchronization?

TL;DR: Is there any solution that provides synchronized reading of custom documents across Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, and optionally some choice of e-Ink reader? Amazon's Kindle app ecosystem is ...
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Is there software that will allow me to sync multiple Calandars with eachother?

I am looking for a program that can merge multiple calendars together, bi-bidirectionally. ie I have three (or more) calendars. I will call the calendars A, B, and C. I want any appointment made in ...
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File Synchronization for Cordova app

we are building a cordova app and need to sync large files with our server. It is supposed to work like Dropbox. The files on the server should always be synchronized with the client files. I am ...
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Encrypted To-Do app?

Looking for a To-Do app recommendation with following capabilities: Encrypted (at rest). Open-source. Mobile app. Web app or Windows desktop app. File attachment. Free basic version. Thank you.
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Lightweight self-hosted synchronization tool

The need here is to be able to sync a few "mounts" on multiple devices, desktop and, if possible, mobile (Android + SailfishOS). There are a few existing tools, such as OwnCloud and NextCloud, which ...
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Any ways to Automatically Export or Sync from Outlook Calendar?

I am wondering if anyone knows of any program, or other solution on the market right now that I can use to automatically extract data from Outlook calendar events from multiple users to a single place....
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The most efficient way to backup changes for directory with lots of small files

What is the most efficient way to backup for this situation: 900 thousand files, 30 GB total, most of the files are extremely small - few KB. Sometimes some files change transactionally, most of the ...
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Calendar syncing software for Android or Windows

I want to sync calendars across 2 Android devices. I don't want to use Google servers. Is there any Android or Windows software that will support syncing calendars across multiple Android devices? ...
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State synchronization in distributed systems

Are there any frameworks or technologies to synchronize State/data updated on one peer with all other peers in a reliable network? I'm looking for key-val data and State information that will be ...
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Is there any database which can be accessed offline without internet connection?

we need to design web and mobile app solution for a client. the requirements are following Application with offline capabilities, that will sync with cloud when you reconnect to the internet, but the ...
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Syncronization between Ionic App DDBB and Server DDBB

I am developing an application with Ionic Framework and NodeJS and I have some doubts when choosing the databases to use. I explain the funcionality I want for my application to see if you can help ...
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Cross platform calendar app with sync

Is there any calendar software exist which has a Windows, an Android and a web-based version with sync across all the platform. In short, I am looking for an offline version of Google calendar (but ...
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automated macOS file sync similar to Microsoft offline files

I use multiple Apple computers and need to sync files between them. To make my life a bit easier, I am considering to run a server that is available 24/7. However, I would like something automated, i....
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Desktop application to manage cloud storage services

I'm looking for an application that will wrap other cloud storage services (Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, etc.), and will allow customized syncing, similar to odrive. Currently I'm using odrive ...
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Offline, cross-platform calendar client

I'm trying to find a calendar client to replace Apple Calendar, which has a poor UI and many bugs. Requirements: Must run on at least macOS and Arch Linux (rules out Apple Calendar) Must display ...
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SyncML server to sync contacts to dumb phones

Would like to set up a server that can sync contacts on dumb phones. There's a commercial service like http://mycontacts-app.com/supported-phones (on the list see supported dumb phones), but I am ...
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Is there any cloud service has end to end encryption plus binary diff sync?

I like Dropbox's binary diff sync as we don't need to upload the entire file when there's a minor change, especially useful for large files. But Dropbox doesn't support end to end encryption which is ...
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Synchronized web browsing

There exists several webapps that let you watch Youtube videos simultaneously with others syncing current time across all devices. E.g.: http://sync-video.com/ Is there such a thing but for web-...
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Replacement for XMarks?

I've been using XMarks for a decade, but just received a notification from LastPass that as of May 1, they're discontinuing the service. I'm a web developer, and I rely on bookmarks being synced ...
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Dropbox-similar software that runs on Windows XP

I need to find a software running all the time in background that can watch a folder (e.g. D:\DATA\) and each time: a file is modified a new file is created a file is deleted then the file will be ...
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Append text while user is editing without disturbing user interaction

In Windows forms and HTML textboxes, it is not possible to append text without influencing the current user action on the same textbox. My usecase is that i get constantly new (from speech to text ...
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PDF annotations across multiple systems

I have a lot of PDF-documents I want to annotate with comments or highlight passages. I need this across multiple devices (iOS, Windows7+, maybe macOS, Linux as a bonus), so a cloud service is fine (...
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Modern alternative to Tranglos KeyNote

Been using it pretty happily for like 15 years, but now the need for cross-device access and synchronization has finally become apparent. What I'm looking for is: All or most of Tranglos KeyNote ...
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Android TODO app that syncs with others

I want to share TODO lists with other members of my team. So I need not only a TODO app that can sync my account on all my devices but sync also with others. We all use Android devices The app should ...
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Share Calendar and Contacts

I'm looking for a cloud tool that allows me to create contacts and calendars, just like Google. However, I would like to share this cloud and be able to set different permissions for different users. ...
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Sync local postgres db to a cloud postgres db, as a Windows Service

I'm looking for a software that will sync a local postgres db to a db in the cloud, like what Tableau can do with this service. This software has to be installed like a Windows service. It can be ...
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Keep Windows machines in sync on a system level

I have two desktop workstations in different locations for work. Unfortunately there is no way around it. Using a notebook or using one of the machines remotely is not an option for the tasks at hand. ...
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Frequent large data transfers between disconnected systems

I am looking for a solution to regularly transferring large amounts of data from one computer to a network of multiple computers via an external drive. It currently works like this: The source ...
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Notes app that syncs between Android and Windows

I am seeking a simple application, or two apps in combination with a way to synchronize them (e.g. via an account, Google Drive, Dropbox or OneDrive, doesn't matter if set-up is complicated as long as ...
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Share sticky notes on multiple computers

I am looking for windows application which will allow me and my collegue to share some notes. Right now I am using Windows sticky notes. I was able to link sticky notes file to dropbox any sync it to ...
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Syncing cloud storage with external hard drive

I basically want to have a clone of my External HDD uploaded to a cloud service. I need a way to execute a 2-way sync every time the External HDD is plugged in. So, the changes made to the cloud (new ...
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Version control system with fast synchronization for multimedia

Suppose you have one external HDD which you connect once a week to your laptop and backup all your important data (e.g. photos/videos) to this external HDD. Now suppose that you have already some ...
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Managing contacts in a medium size business

I'm in a medium sized distribution organization that has 20-30 employees with around 40 dealers and 100 locations in North America. Our current problem is the time-consuming nature of managing ...
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Self hosted Android syncing service

For now, I'm fine with allowing Google/any other big company to manage my email; however I'd prefer to keep my storage documents/photos/contacts out of the storage of third party companies. I'm ...
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Software that can synchronize links as “bookmarks”?

AFAIK browser bookmarks are just regular http links. Now I use Google Bookmarks to store my links. It used to be possible to access the bookmarks from Google Chrome so that if I switch computers or ...
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Synchronize directories (backup) solution that can read MFT for changes

I'm going to back up a partition (or some folders on a partition), but it has large enough directory structure so I don't want to wait until it recursively scans for file changes through all the disk ...
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Task list manager (aka Todo list) for Android with non-Google syncing?

TickTick has further limited the functionality available to free users. (Without sending any emails to notify them of the changes.) At the same time, they increased the cost to paid users. ...
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How to sync bookmarks across various browsers on various computers/mobile devices?

I'm looking for an easy way to sync bookmarks between multiple browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer, Edge) on multiple Desktop computers (Windows, OSX, Linux) and phones (iOS, ...
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Software/app to sync Gmail and Yahoo address books?

I'm looking for an app or software that allows me to sync automatically my Yahoo and Gmail address book. I need something that allows me to add a contact on Gmail/Yahoo and automatically get that ...
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Sync encrypted drives

I'm looking for a solution that can encrypt AND sync targeted drives/folders in one go. What I am trying to accomplish is that I have an encrypted partition (currently using Truecrypt, but any other ...
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Saving OneNote files to Linux server (no SharePoint)

Some of our users want to use Microsoft OneNote, but recent versions ONLY allow saving files to the cloud (not acceptable for our business docs), or to a local SharePoint server. Since we are trying ...