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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Android (and Windows) to-do list with syncing?

I am looking for an Android to-do list that would be compatible with both phones and tablets. Must have features Ability to maintain multiple distinct lists (such as one for personal and work items) ...
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Bookmark sync tool between Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera browsers?

Is there an app, tool or at least script which will keep my saved bookmarks in sync between IE, FF, Chrome and Opera? Online bookmark storage is an advantage, but it is not a requirement. It can be ...
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Private note-taking/syncing software that supports Linux and Android

Are there any programs out there that: Allows me to take notes (preferably including multimedia) Syncs notes between clients without using a server not controlled by me* Supports Linux and Android (...
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Universal copy & paste (like in Pushbullet)

Pushbullet was amazingly copying the contents of the clipboard amongst all devices - now it put the feature behind a paywall - and not a cheap one. I presume there is either a free alternative or ...
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Offline bookmark synchronizer for Chrome

I'm looking for a way to synchronize bookmarks between Chrome instances, without uploading them to anybody's servers. It must work even if bookmarks are modified while disconnected from the network. ...
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App that can sync tasks with a CalDAV server

Before I go into the actual question, let me give you some context. I am running my own instance of ownCloud which allows me to host my own CalDAV server among other things. I use an app called ...
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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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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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Syncing app for cloud based doc files

I have hundreds of pages of notes/notebooks in Evernote and Onenote and recently I've needed to collaborate with others on Google Docs. I need a good syncing app that syncs all of my documents ...
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No-cloud copy/paste app for Android/Linux

I often need to copy/paste text between my Android and my Linux (latest Ubuntu out-of-the-box). Requirements: Work even with no USB cable connected Works without sending my data to any cloud service....
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Sync calendars and contacts between Thunderbird on Ubuntu and Android

I am looking for a way to synchronize my contacts and calendar data between Mozilla Thunderbird 38.3.x (with Lightning) on Ubuntu 14.04.x with Android Jelly Bean. Synchronization must be over USB ...
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Looking for a 2-way synchronization software

I'm looking for a 2-way synchronization software. I've tried WinSCP, which is a really good software but does not provide an automatic 2-way file and folder synchronization. I've tried FullSync, ...
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Scheduling software with Google 2-way sync, redirect URL, limited availablity

I run a business that requires me to enable people throughout the USA to be able to schedule phone appointments with me. I'm having a lot of trouble finding a service that helps manage my calendar. ...
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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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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 ...
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Simple self-hosted sync system for Android contacts and calendar events

I want to be able to backup and share Android contacts and calendar events without using Google. As such, I am seeking software recommendations for a simple self-hosted sync system for Android ...
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Software for Palm HotSync on OS X (not The Missing Sync)

I’m looking for a piece of software (open-source would be nice) to sync my Palm Zire (yes, one of THOSE) to my Macbook running OS X 10.10 Yosemite (soon to be 10.11 El Capitan). I don’t want to have ...
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A calendar with two-way sync with Google Calendar

I have my email setup with a host that I have imported in my primary Gmail account using POP. But when I receive calendar events on this email, and I click to RSVP, it takes me to a GCal page and says ...
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Continuity-equivalent for Android

I would like to have my incoming/outgoing phone calls and text messages accessible on a Windows laptop when I am working on it. I currently use an Android phone manufactured by Samsung. My need is for ...
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Program capable of syncing large number of small files

I have a question about programs for syncing large amounts of small files (on Windows). I have two 1 tb drives on two different computers (e.g. one at work and one at home). I want to keep these hard ...
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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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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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Tool to interface/synchronize between database (Postgresql) and filesystem (Linux/Ubuntu)

I am using the filesystem for storing large files off the database and keeping only a record of the directory path on the database. So I am looking for a tool to use as an interface for keeping the ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to synchronize only part of Firefox bookmarks?

Is there a way to synchronise only a part of Firefox bookmarks? I'm trying to find a solution, it may be a plugin, third party app, anything, that allows to sync only selected bookmarks (by folder/...
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Framework for data synchronization into phonegap app

I have data in a SQL Server database which can be accessed via .NET WebAPI and is delivered as JSON. I have a phonegap app running on Android, iOS and WP8 that should use parts of this data, even in ...
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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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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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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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Desktop web calendar with Google and Exchange support

Now that Sunrise Calendar is dying, many will be left without a proper solution. What is the best solution? Requirements: a desktop web page calendar with Google and Exchange data view and edit ...
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What .net libraries can I use to synchronize in-memory object graph over multiple machines?

A task to accomplish Replace my read queries to a DB with requests to an in-memory snapshot of said DB to improve my server's performance. I've a DB of a very moderate size, with a few write requests ...
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Microsoft Exchange compatible desktop email client on Mac with selective folder sync?

I'm looking for a free desktop email client on Mac that supports both Microsoft Exchange accounts and allows me to selectively sync certain folders. I have all my emails from 2010 in the Archives ...
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MySQL replication or Microsoft Sync Framework

I'm developing a Windows Application (WPF) which works on multiple instances of the same MYSql database, and those databases need to be synced, I'm not sure which solution should I go for, MS Sync ...
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Self-hosted synchronisation server for GTG (Getting Things Gnome 0.3.1)

I often use GTG 0.3.1 in combination with the Hamster Tracker on my laptop. However, I cannot see any possibility to sync my task from my laptop to my workstation computer. I have tried RTM but ...
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App to handle syncing custom calendar to multiple popular calendar brands (ie Outlook, ical/ics, Google, etc)

I have a custom database of calendar events, from which I can easily create an ical (or ics or other format) calendar file. My website customers are not particularly tech-savy so I'd like to implement ...
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SyncML server for contact/calendar synchronisation

I'm currently looking for some kind of server that allows me to sync my calendar/contacts between several different programs. All of those have one thing in common: They all support SyncML. Now the ...
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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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Is there a generic Android equivalent of Samsung Kies or Nokia PC Suite that works on both Windows and Linux?

Is there a generic Android equivalent of Samsung Kies or Nokia PC Suite that works on both Windows and Linux? I am looking for an utility that allow me to read and send SMS messages, synchronize ...
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Cross-platform web browser which allows to sync saved pages across devices

The phone runs on Android 2.3.4 and seems to run out of storage rather quickly. I have to reset it to factory defaults every month or so. I tend to save a lot of important web pages for offline view,...
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Capturing VHS tapes

I bought a Video-2-PC DIY Video Capture Kit which includes a copy of ArcSoft Showbiz 3.5, which I found to be too restrictive and low quality, and VirtualDub 1.9.11.0, which I eventually got to grips ...
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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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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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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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Windows clipboard manager: infinite history, sync, all formats, meta

I'm looking for an as-lightweight-as-possible (possibly portable) clipboard manager for Windows with the following core functionality: Infinite history in an appropriate format (not a single file, as ...