By Ivy / Last update October 29, 2020

About FolderClone Software

FolderClone is a paid folder and files synchronization and backup software designed by Salty Brine Software, which is available in Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (32-bit and 64-bit). With FolderClone Standard software, you cloud do the following features:

  • Backup photos, emails, contacts, and documents.

  • One-to-many synchronization, which means one source folder may be synced to multiple target folders.

  • Schedule sync/backup. You have 5 options to choose: Manual, Every Few Minutes, Every Few Hours, Every Few Days, and Selected Days.

  • File comparison according to date&time, size, contents, and CRC32 (cyclic redundancy check to detect data corruption).

  • Mirror sync: Files and folders which exist on the target folder but not on the source folder will be deleted.

How to Use FolderClone to Sync Folders in Windows 10?

To show you how it works in Windows 10 while syncing folders, just refer to the below instructions:

1. Perform FolderClone software, click + New Task button to create a new sync task in Windows 10.

FolderClone New Task 

2. Input the Task Name and Task Description, and then press Next.

FolderClone Task Name 

3. Select the source folder to sync and click Next.

Source Folder 

4. Select the Google Drive as target folder to save the folders from source, and click Next.

Target Folder 

5. Choose which files will be synced in source folder. Here we choose All Files in Source Folder.

All Files In Source Folder 

6. Specify the schedule option to run the sync task at the interval you point(Manual Clone), and press Next.

Schedule Manual Clone 

★Tip: There are other options: Run Every Few Minutes, Run Every Few Hours, Run Every Few Days, Run Only on Selected Days of Week, Run on First Day of Month, Run on Last Day of Month, Run When First Connecting to Network, Run on Windows Startup, Run Once Daily When Computer is Idle.

7. Preview the sync task settings, and click Preview to run the task without copying any files, or press Run Now to clone folder in Windows 10 now, click Finish to just add the sync task.


Besides, you could use FreeFileSync to sync files and folders using mirror sync in Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP. However, FreeFileSync is quite complicated for ordinary users, and It cannot sync files with schedule option.

FolderClone Software Alternative - AOMEI Backupper

Another reliable folder clone software - AOMEI Backupper Professional, covers most of the features of FolderClone software, and provides you more features to sync files and folders easily in Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 (including 32-bit and 64-bit). With the help of AOMEI Backupper, you could enjoy the sync features below:

  • One-way sync. Sync files from source to the target.

  • Two-way sync. Any changes, like add, edit and deletion on the source will be synced to the target, and any changes (add, modified, deletion) on the target will be synced to the source as well.

  • Real-time sync. The file synchronization software - AOMEI Backupper will monitor the changes all the time, any changes to the source folder, will be synced to the target folder.

  • Mirror sync. Files and Folders that are in target but no in the source will be deleted.

Please download the FolderClone alternative - AOMEI Backupper Professional 30 day free trial and then have it a try.

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Google Drive Sync Folders Easily in Windows 10

To show you how to perform folder clone in Windows 10 to Google Drive easily, please refer to the below guide:

Step 1. Launch the powerful folder clone software - AOMEI Backupper Professional, click Sync > Mirror Sync afterwards.

Mirror Sync

Step 2. Click + Add Folder button to select the source folder to sync. Change Task Name to differ from other tasks if need be.

Add Folder

Step 3. Select the inverted triangle icon > Select a cloud drive > select the Google Drive as the target location to save the synced files and folders, and then click OK.

Select A Cloud Drive

Google Drive

Step 4. Press Start Sync >> button to create a mirror sync to Google Drive in Windows 10.

Mirror Sync to Google Drive

✍You could comment the sync task, enable email or SMS notification, run specified program or script, etc. with Options.
✍To automatically sync files to Google Drive, you could pick one of the 5 schedule modes: Daily, weekly, monthly, Event triggers, USB Plug in with Schedule.

Only 4 steps, the files and folders that you would like to sync will be copied from your computer to the Google Drive.

Besides, you could sync files to NAS or network share folder, sync NAS to NAS, sync data to OneDrive, sync folders between computers, etc.

Wrapping Things Up

Looking for powerful folder clone software in Windows 10, 8, 7? There are several software could fit for you: FolderClone, FreeFileSync and AOMEI Backupper. Find the appropriate folder sync software to move data easily.

AOMEI Backupper is not only a file synchronization software but also the hard drive cloning software, which allows you to clone entire hard disk to another to upgrade HDD to SSD, migrate Windows 10 OS to SSD to speed up your computer, use command line utility to clone/backup/restore, etc.

If you prefer to sync files between Windows Server, please try AOMEI Backupper Server to enjoy more features.