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The real time file synchronization windows desktop application comes in three versions: real time synchronization free, Standard and Professional. Real Time Sync Standard is the limited-functiionality verison, while the Professional version with all features enabled. Real Time Sync Portable is a mobile application, that can be directly run on portable USB or Firewire devices. Below you can find a comparison of the features available in each version. All of them are compatible with Windows Vista, XP, 2000 and 2008/2003/2000 Server/Windows 7 as well as Windows 8..

After trial period, this software will auto down grade to real-time synchronization free version, which offers all the functionality of higher versions, but only allows setup 3 Tasks and each task can synchronize a maximum of 100 files.



RealTimeSync Desktop install version
RealTimeSync Portable non-install version

Feature group
Number of Files and Sync Task Free Standard Professional Portable
Number of Files in a Sync Task 100 or less Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Number of Sync Task 3 or less Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited

Sync/Backup Method

Free Standard Professional Portable
Update target folder only
Smart Bi-directional sync
Versioning track

Sync/Backup media (Sources/Destinations)

Free Standard Professional Portable
Local drive
Network drive
Removable media (USB HDD or flash drives)
Windows Mobile devices

Real-time Sync/Backup and Run at

Free Standard Professional Portable
Windows Startup
Windows Shutdown
Disk Insertion
Runs on Portable drive directly


Free Standard Professional Portable
Restore Wizard
Restore all files as of specific date
Restore to different folder
Restore preview
Restore selected file or folder

Sync/Backup Schedule

Free Standard Professional Portable
Manual Start
Every Few Minutes
Every Few Hours
Every Day
Every Week
One Time Only

Sync/Backup Filters

Free Standard Professional Portable
Exclude read-only files
Exclude hidden files
Exclude system files
Exclude file or file types
Exclude folders

Advanced Options

Free Standard Professional Portable
Save previous versions of deleted/replaced files
Safe copy using temporary files
Estimate disk space required for sync
Copy locked files
Reconnect job folders if they are disconnected
Case-sensitive file and folder name
Buffer Size adjusting
Resolves file conflicts action

Global Options

Free Standard Professional Portable
Launch at startup
Start in Mini Mode
Setup maximum number of running tasks
Program priority
Detailed activity log
Run missed scheduled tasks
Check for updates daily
Setup Max number of reconnection attempts
setup Reconnection wait time


Free Standard Professional Portable
Multi-folders in one task
Run multi-tasks at once
Task Preview. Let you previews all operations before sync/backup
Visual Comparison of Folder Trees Made Easy
highlighting for new, modified and deleted files and file conflicts
Easy-to-use New Task Wizard for creating new Task
Detailed sync/backup progress for all operations