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It's a mostly-good tool, and I don't know of one of its kind that does it better, but it's a mixed bag. Pros: Free and Open Source decentralized file syncing, robust platform support, functional UI, respect for privacy, good feature set, and it usually works. Cons: It's difficult to get set up, the phone app can burn through a lot of battery life, and it can have a delete scare or two with treating a half-synced version as the master copy. After some learning and some caution, it's good enough.
101 people found this review helpful
Overall the developers have done a good job with this project. It's nice that software that is this useful is open-source. It does occasionally crash and every few months or so there'll be some kind of syncing problem where I may have to clear the app data and reinstall the app in order to get it to work correctly again. If you're using the recent version of Android remember to disable battery savings for this app in your Android settings so that it will continue to run in the background.
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It's amazing. Sync a directory. No fuss, no muss. You know that xkcd comic where he points out that it's actually difficult to send any file larger than "tiny"? SyncThing. You know how there's all manner of "automatically back up from your phone to your PC"? SyncThing. And it doesn't dump your synced stuff in some bizarre database either, it's just a normal file. No silly process to get your own data back.
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