Revision history



Version 4.6.4

12.5.2018

  • New Features:Fixed bugs:
    • Sending emails did not work in previous version
    • Fixed problem creating folders with more than 259 characters
    • automatic sync/backup:
      - was not started in some cases
      - removed or renamed folders were sometimes not synced
    • fixed minor bugs

Version 4.6.3

13.3.2018

  • New Features:
    • New dialog to create a shortcut to the current job
    Fixed bugs:
    • Filesize of files with 2...4 GB was shown as 0
    • Fixed bug copying files with filenames larger than 260 characters
    • fixed minor bugs
    • fixed a crash

Version 4.6.2

18.1.2018

  • New Features:
    • Execute jobs on shutdown and logoff:
      - improved
      - fixed problem with Windows 10 1709
    Fixed bugs:

Version 4.6.1

5.1.2018

  • New Features:Fixed bugs:
    • Accessing network drives did sometimes not work properly
    • Fixed problem with some language files
    • Sent Emails were emtpy
    • fixed some minor bugs

Version 4.6.0

16.12.2017

  • New Features:
    • Groups can now be started automatically like Jobs, e.g. scheduled
    • Improved detection of network drives
    • Downloading webpages improved:
      - link handling improved
      - links calculated by a script can now be followed
      - css and js files if gzip container are now handled
      - js scripts from external serves can now be optionally removed (e.g. google analytics, yandex)
      - added a cache for much faster comparing the 2nd time (can be turned off)
      - settings dialog now has a page for the webpage settings
    • Improved compare routine
    • Optimized some functions
    Fixed bugs:
    • Expluded folder were not always exluded
    • fixed problem with the updater
    • fixed some minor bugs

New Homepage

1.12.2017

  • is now online www.puresync.net

Version 4.5.10

21.11.2017

  • New Features:
    • USB drives are now detected as removable devices (like USB sticks)
    • FTP:
      - automatic detection of passive/active mode
      - passive or active mode can now be set in the settings -> FTP
    Fixed bugs:
    • Done modifications for Windows 10 1709 (PureSync Admin Invoker)
    • Update: now the path of the previous installad version is taken
    • fixed some minor bugs

Version 4.5.9

24.10.2017

  • New Features:
    • Little Improvments
    Fixed bugs:
    • Bug fixes

Version 4.5.8

7.09.2017

  • New Features:
    • Improved protocol
    • Little improvements
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed problem with automatic backup/sync
    • Little bug fixes

Version 4.5.7

27.07.2017

  • New Features:
    • FTP: fixed problems with the iPhone App FTP Manager
    • Installation revised
    • Little improvements
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed problem starting job with admin privileges/as other user
    • Little bug fixes
    • Updater did not work on some systems

Version 4.5.6

23.06.2017

  • New Features:
    • Installation revised
    • Shadow copy feature revised
    Fixed bugs:
    • FTP: fixed a problem copying file to FTP

Version 4.5.5

10.06.2017

  • New Features:
    • Some little improvments
    • Settings of the timestamp now possible (compare view -> context menu -> File 1/2
    • User name and password are now possible in unicode
    • Detecting moived files improved (speed)
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed minor issues
    • Cancelling did take some time
    • FTP:
      fixed issues with unicode characters and umlauts
      did sometimes hang
    • Mirroring: Files were sometimes not deleted at the target folder

Version 4.5.4

15.04.2017

  • New Features:
    • Some little improvments
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed bug detecting moved files
    • Fixed some minor issues

Version 4.5.3

21.12.2016

  • New Features:
    • Some little improvments
    Fixed bugs:
    • Passwords with unicode characters are now supported
    • Fixed some minor issues

Version 4.5.2

26.08.2016

  • New Features:
    • Version of files in Shadow Copys can now be displayed
    • Little improvments
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed bug when folder names had different upper/lower case
    • Deleting folder with more than 260 characters did not work

Version 4.5.1

10.08.2016

  • Fixed bugs:
    • The PureSync Tray Icon did hang/crash on some Windows 10 installations

Version 4.5

27.07.2016

  • New Features:
    • Comparing with windows restore points (volume shadow copies) now possible
      Files can be restored from the snapshots
    • Installation improved
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed problem with starting automatic jobs
    • Fixed problem with FTP
    • Sometimes creating a shadow copy to copy opened files did not work
    • Fixed a bug decrypting files > 1MB
    • Fixed a crash which occured on exiting PureSync

Version 4.4.2

17.06.2016

  • New Features:
    • Done some modification in the installation
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fix problem with command line parameters
    • Shutdown computer after a job did not work (Windows 10)
    • Automatic jobs on logoff and shutdown did not work on some machines

Version 4.4.1

09.06.2016

  • New Features:
    • Automatic synchronisation on file modification: now this can only be done for either the left, the right side or only for fixed drives
    Fixed bugs:
    • PureSync did block some file operations when the was a job aith automatic sync on file modification
    • Automatic starting of jobs at startup did not work on some machines
    • Some keys in the folder tree did not work
    • Organize synchronisations did showup only for a second

Version 4.4.0 build 3552

04.06.2016

  • Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed bug with FTP

Version 4.4.0

03.06.2016

  • New Features:
    • Done more percormance imrpovements
    • Folder Trees and input fieldsa re now all in unicode
    • Settings can now be switched from standard to advanced and vice versa
    Fixed bugs:
    • Automatic backup/synchronisation did not work properly in several cases
    • Fixed bug with Undo

Version 4.3.0

17.05.2016

  • New Features:
    • Improved synchronising: PureSync slowed down when copying many files (>100000)
    • Comparing foldes could be slow => improved
    • FTP: improved reading folders
    • Autosync on file modification: improved (and bugs fixed)
    • If a NAS drive took too long for waking up, autosync was skipped => fixed
    • Settings: can nwo be switched from standard to advanced
    Fixed bugs:
    • On some machines jobs were started multiple times and parallel
    • Some network path could not be found
    • Autosync on deleted files did not work
    • Fixed problem with detecting renamed folders
    • Fixed some minor bugs/problems

Version 4.2.2

20.04.2016

  • New Features:Fixed bugs:
    • Deleting files was not executed is some cases
    • Terminating another application on jobn start did not work
    • Settings/global settings: did not work properly

Version 4.2.1

31.03.2016

  • skipped

Version 4.2.0

30.03.2016

  • New Features:
    • Detecting moved and renamed files and folders:
      - improved
      - working on FTP now
    • Improved perfomance
    • Ecluding of files /file types now possible directly in the context menu
    • Installation: classic startmenu is restarted after the installation is it was active
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed display issued with high resolution displays
    • Fixed problem with network shares with a space in the name
    • Web-Sync: fixed problem with filter
    • Fixed minor issues

Version 4.1.0

08.03.2016

  • New Features:
    • Improved detecting moved files
    • Improved detecting moved folders (much much faster now)
    • Optimized compare routines
    • Optimized binary compare
    • Improved downloading of webpages
    • Little improvments
    • Startscreen now supports fully uniocode
    • Added special filter: binary compare for certain files/files
    • Menu now with icons again, and with unicode support
    Fixed bugs:
    • automatic jobs were started too often
    • detecting moved files/folders did not work in some cases
    • fixed a crash
    • fixed problem with the installation (file PureSyncVSS.xml)
    • fixed minor issues

Version 4.0.3

21.01.2016

  • New Features:
    • Improved downloading opf webpages
    • Little improvments
    Fixed bugs:
    • fixed crash when exiting PureSync (e.g. Windows Server)
    • fixed minor issues

Version 4.0.2

14.01.2016

  • New Features:
    • When a network share (e.g. a NAS) is not yet ready, with some systems the dialog to enter the password is shown. PureSync now checks in the background if the path becomes accessible, and if so it continues.
    Fixed bugs:
    • fixed crash when exiting PureSync (32 bit windows)

Version 4.0.1

12.01.2016

  • New features:
    • Webpage download: FTP links are now supported
    • Several improvments
    • Special filters now available for backups/mirroring
    • Tree is now display faster
    Fixed bugs:
    • Webpage download: fixed problem with filter
    • Changed driver letter was sometimes not detected
    • Fixed bug: scheduled autosync did not work properly
    • Improved support for files with paths > 260 characters
    • Fixed problem with FTP
    • Fixed bug with syncs/backups schedule on multiple times per day
    • Fixed a crash

Version 4.0

2.12.2015

  • New features:
    • Downloading of webpages now possible, e.g. a single page, a complete sites or all zip-files from a webpage
    • Optimized some code
    • Done modifications for high resolution displays (font etc were blurry)
    • Added predefined backup folder: iPhone, iPad and iPod backup folder (iTunes)
    • The personal edition is now limited to 10 jobs
    Fixed bugs:
    • Autosync did not work when destination fodler did not exist
    • Passwords for network drives were not stored correctly in some cases

Version 3.10.3

19.5.2015

  • New features:
    • Compare view: now the file icons are displayed in the list (can be turned off in the global settings)
    • Ejecting USB drives, which were monitored due to jobs with 'start on file change' are then no longer blocked by PureSync
    Fixed bugs:
    • Autosync did not work with some settings
    • 'Create each time a new version of the file at the destination' did not work properly (since version 3.10)
    • Deleting folders with unicode characters did not work
    • Fixed problem moving files to the recycle bin
    • Textfilter in the compare view did not work
    • Fixed problems with MTP devices e.h. iPhones
    • Fixed problems with foto sync

Version 3.10.2

29.4.2015

  • Fixed bugs:
    • Automatic jobs: files were not copied in some configurations

Version 3.10.1

23.4.2015

  • Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed bug in 3.10.1: Compare did stop with "drive not found"
    • Deleting folders did sometimes not work
    • Fixed small bugs

Version 3.10.0

14.4.2015

  • New features:
    • Now the volumename can be used instead of the drive letter, e.g. 'Windows:\' instead of 'C:\' if c:\ has the name 'Windows'
    • optimized some routines
    • Removing an USB drive during comparing is now detected and the comparison is stopped
    • Improved user interface for high res dispalys / user defined dpi settings
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed crash on Windows Server 2012
    • Deleting files did sometimes not work
    • Detecting changed drive letter did not work properly
    • Installation: the windows explorer was not restarted on some systems. I was unable to reproduce that, but I hope this is fixed
    • fixed problem with username and password for network drives
    • Fixed small bugs

Version 3.9.4

26.3.2015

  • New features:
    • improved speed copying large files
    • improved speed copying files to FTP folder
    • little improvments
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Deleting files at the right side was not performed when complete folders have been deleted at the left side

Version 3.9.3

17.3.2015

  • New features:
    • little improvments
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Delete source file after sync did not work
    • Backup of only one folder with fast compare on, did not detect when destination was deleted
    • PureSync did sometimes hang displaying the folder tree
    • AutoSync on file modification did sometimes not work

Version 3.9.2

23.2.2015

  • Fixed bugs:
    • Foldernames of special foders were not displayed in the list
    • Setup Wizard: checkbox 'Subfolders' could not be checked, although subfolders were synced
    • fixed little bugs

Version 3.9.1

16.2.2015

  • Fixed bugs:
    • F-Secure detected a malware in PureSyncTray.exe, which was definetely false
      With this new version all is ok, and F-Secure does not try to clean the file nor remove
    • fixed 2 little bugs

Version 3.9.0

10.2.2015

  • New features:
    • Improved speed and memory:
      - Comparing is now much, much faster in most cases
      - Displaying is now faster as well
      - Displaying the folder tree reprogrammed from scratch
      - FTP: improved speed reading folders
      - Improved memory usage, more improvements will follow in the next release
      - Optimized some routines
    • Runs now on Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Delete source file after sync now work correctly with more that 1 destination
    • fixed bug with file and folder names with unicode characters
    • fixed bug with filter 'exclude files larger than...'
    • fixed little bugs

Version 3.8.3

12.12.2014

  • Fixed bugs:
    • english language file was incomplete which cause an (almost) empty start screen (only when english was selected as language)

Version 3.8.2

11.12.2014

  • Fixed bugs:
    • fixed some little issues

Version 3.8.1

25.8.2014

  • Fixed bugs:
    • Version 3.8.0 was raelly slow with some configurations

Version 3.8.0

9.8.2014

  • New features:
    • Backup: compare is now much much faster with NAS, Ftp, external drives
    • Improved autosync of file change: only the folder in which the modified or added file lies is compared and not all subfolders
    • FTP: now file larger than 4GB are supported
  • Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed crash on Windows Server when exiting PureSync
    • Fixed problems with zipping of filenames with [ and/or ]
    • FTP: Fixed bug downloading files
    • fixed lilttle bug sorting the list

Version 3.7.9

20.12.2013

  • Fixed bugs:
    • File filter with # did not work
    • Fix problem with ftp access

Version 3.7.8

4.11.2013

  • New features:Fixed bugs:
    • FTP: fixed bug with filenames with 2 succeeding spaces
    • fixed some minor issues

Version 3.7.7

7.8.2013

  • New features:Fixed bugs:
    • Binary compare had a bug (in version 3.7.6)
    • Foldernames like %AppData% are no longer expanded. Such names are only expanded id at start of a folder
    • Fixed some minor bugs

Version 3.7.6

29.4.2013

  • Fixed bugs:
    • Auto sync did not work with some settings

Version 3.7.5

10.4.2013

  • New features:
    • Improved support for MTP drive
      - improved some routines
      - improved speed
      - improved suport for more devices
      - Annoying popup dialog from Windows is now answered automatically
    • some little improvements, e.g. speeded up checking renamed files
    Fixed bugs:
    • MTP drives: sometimes fodler were missing (not displayed)
    • fixed bug with rar and zip file on a network drive

Version 3.7.2

3.2.2013

  • New features:Fixed bugs:
    • Little bug fixes

Version 3.7.1

.1.2013

  • New features:Fixed bugs:
    • Destination folder was created hidden when souce was a drive
    • AutoSync on LogOff did not work
    • Little improvements

Version 3.7

05.12.2012

  • New features:
    • At the left side you can now specify folders like:
      - C:\Data\*\Docs
      - C:\Data\*\*\Docs
      - C:\Data\M*\Docs
      - C:\Data\**\Docs   (** means any number of subfolders, e.g. C:\Data\preject1\Docs as well as C:\Data\preject1\rev12\Docs)
    • improved filter in the settings
    • Copying opened/locked files now works on Windows 8
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed a bug password with FTP folders
    • Fixed bug copying opened/locked: UAC did appear each time when it should only be once

Version 3.6.2

22.8.2012

  • New features:
    • New Dutch language file, thanks to Rene.
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed a bug with AutoSync
    • Fixed bug copying folder dates
    • Fxed minor bugs

Version 3.6.1

22.5.2012

  • New features:
    • When accessing network paths (\\server\folder) requires username and password, PureSync will now ask for it (amd can store it)
    Fixed bugs:
    • AutoSync on Shutdown did not work in the last version
    • Wizzard: Fixed bug selecting subfolders
    • FTP: Foders where not shown with siome configurations
    • Deletions: Files were synchronised instead of deleted when only files to be deleted were found
    • Fixed minor bugs

Version 3.6.0

25.4.2012

  • New features:
    • Improved support for unicode
    • Tree with all jobs: now there is a filter, press F3
    • Foto-Sync:
      - Update for Canon Powershot cameras
      - improved performance on compare
    • Russian language file updated (thanks to Antony)
    • Dutch language file updated (thanks to Stephan)
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed problem with FTP
    • Fixed bug in the settings -> autosync -> further rules
    • Fixed a crash
    • Fixed problem with filter
    • Fixed bugs in the Settings -> Autosync -> further rules.
    • Fixed some minor bug in the user interface

Version 3.5.0

13.12.2011

  • New features:
    • Undo:
      Now a synchronisation or backup can be undone, even after PureSync has been quit.
      See settings -> miscellaneous, use Actions menu to show what can be undo
    Fixed bugs:

Version 3.1.6

18.11.2011

  • New features:
    • Translate folder names are now displayed translated, e.g. C:\Benuter instead of C:\Users
    • Settings -> AutoSync -> Drive Ids: Now the automatic starting of a job can be restricted to certain drive ids in case 2 or more removable drive do have the same drive letter
    Fixed bugs:
    • Compress files: sometime changes were regoghnized although there were none
    • Windows x64: SysWow64 folder was used when System32 was specified
    • fixed some little bugs

Version 3.1.5

29.10.2011

  • New features:
    • Folder which are symbolic links can now be excluded
    • Multiple email addresses are now allowed
    Fixed bugs:
    • FTP: file dates in october were some not retrieved correctly
    • Fixed problem with starting PureSync on some systems
    • Fixed crash on some Windows 7 systems (well the crash might occur once, but then no longer)

Version 3.1.3

19.07.2011

  • New features:
    • Added french translation, thanks to Alex.
    Fixed bugs:
    • Email: subject was always the same
    • Fixed bug in the Foto-Sync
    • Fixed an endless loop
    • Fixed problem with umlauts and special characters with FTP

Version 3.1.2

19.07.2011

  • New features:
    • Backup: Keep versions of a file: now the max number of files to be kept can be defined
    • Improved the context menu in the file list (e.g. exclude folder, file, extenstion)
    • Added dutch as language for the user interface (thanks to Rene)
    Fixed bugs:
    • Wizard did hang on some machines when displaying the folders
    • Fixed problem with restoring files (restore mode: with some configurations no files were displayed)
    • Settings -> Auto-Sync -> further rules: dialog did was not shown on some systems
    • Fixed problems with umlauts in FTP folder
    • Fixed minor bugs

Version 3.1.1

26.06.2011

  • New features:
    • Conflicts (file was modified at both sides): now a hint and options to solve the conflict(s) is/are shown, even when the job was started automatically
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed problem with the drive IDs
    • Files to be deleted to a user definabel folder: the setting was not saved
    • Drive letter was changed for no reason
    • Fixed priblem with drives from the host in Remote Desktop (D on ...)

Version 3.5 beta

15.06.2011

  • New features:
    • Undo is now possible after quitting PureSync and for multiple steps back (only Professional Edition)

Version 3.1.0

15.06.2011

  • New features:
    • Files to be delted can now be moved to a user definable folder and kept fpor x days (only Professional Edition)
    • Now programs can be closed automatically when starting a job
    • When copying files to a MTP device there is no longer the annoying dioalog that the might not be playable at the target
    • Now there is an info box at the bottom, when at the target is not enough space available (for drives only)
    • Some rountines were not in unicode, e.g. deleted file with asian characters were not detected as tobe deleted. This works now.
    • Now the global log is in unicode
    • All settings are now in unicode
    • Redone the rotating tray icon
    Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed bug copying large files on Windows XP/Windows Server 2003 and olter Windows versions
    • The creation date was not copied (in version 3.0.3)
    • Fixed bug retrieving the drives free disk space

Version 3.0.3

18.05.2011

  • New features:
    • now mp3 and midi sounds can be played
    • Redone the rotating tray icon
    Fixed bugs:
    • fixed problem with [date] in destination paths with / as date separator (e.g. with english or spanish settings)
    • fixed problem with multiple backups when modifiying the destination path

Version 3.0.2

10.05.2011

  • New features:
    • Added swedish language, thanks to Jonas
    Fixed bugs:

Version 3.0.2

10.05.2011

  • New features:
    • Improved speed for detecting moved folders
    • Added the Thunderbird Lightning default calendar to the predefined backups
    Fixed bugs:
    • Scheduled jobs: fix bug that prevented the job to start
    • Network drives were not shown in some systems
    • FTP:
      - sometimes the internal cache did have old data
      - fixed problem comparing modified file with same size
      - fixed problem copying from multiple FTP folders to one location
      - fixed problem with (long) paths with spaces in it.
    • Fixed problem with special ASCII characters in filename
    • Fixed problem with ### in the path
    • Fixed problem with asiatic systems with the language file

Version 3.0.1

28.04.2011

  • New features:
    • Now file which have been moved AND modified can now be detected.
    • Done changes for windows user defined font size (e.g. 110 %)
    Fixed bugs:
    • Detecting moved files did sometimes not work properly
    • Fixed problem excluding folders
    • Fixed some minor bugs (e.g. display, keyboard)

Version 3.0

19.04.2011

  • New features:
    • Email: now PureSync can send an email with the log after a job has been finished, wither always or only in case of an error.
    • Moved files are now detected and wil be moved at the target instead of deleting the old and copying the new one
    • Search and replace now possible for paths
    • In the wizard in the folder list now the whole list can be edited in a multiline text field and search and replace is possible
    • Optimized some code
    Fixed bugs:
    • copying opened files did not work on some XP systems
    • fixed bug deleteing folders on FTP drives
    • fixed bug with FTP connections
    • fixed bug renaiming files (case)
    • fixed problem with paths/filenames with more that 260 characters

Version 3.0 beta

01.03.2011

  • New features:
    • Copying opened/locked files:
      - now working on Windows 7 and Vista and all Windows Server since Windows Server 2003
      - copying opened/locked files to FTP folder now possible
      - and files can be compressed and/or encrypted
  • Fixed bugs:
    • fixed problems with patrh longer than 260 characters
    • fixed problem when starting a PureSync job with other user account
    • fixed problem with starting PureSync multiple times
    • fixed problem with copying encrypted files