Top 2 Folder Clone Software and Step-by-step Guide

Scroll down and learn more about folder clone software, we will introduce you to top 2 options as well as the stepwise guide.


by Ivy Updated on October 20, 2022

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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:

  • One-way file synchronization, replication, and mirroring. The deleted files in the source folder will be deleted in the destination folder as well.

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

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

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

  • Only sync folder if the destination folder is actually different from the source folder, reducing file transfer requirements. 

  • Besides, you still can use it to back up photos, emails, contacts, and documents and make it run automatically.

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 Google Drive as the target folder to save the source folders, and click Next. You can also sync folders to external hard drive, NAS, from laptop to desktop, etc.

Target Folder

5. Choose which files will be synced in the 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, press Run Now > Finish to clone a folder in Windows 10.


Another FolderClone Software - AOMEI Backupper

Besides, you still can use another reliable folder clone software - AOMEI Backupper Professional. It covers most of the key features in FolderClone software and provides you more features to sync files and folders easily in Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1,10, and the latest Windows 11. You could enjoy the following features below:

  • Different sync methods: Basic Sync, Real-time sync, Mirror Sync, and Two-Way Sync. You can choose them depending on direction, frequency, and data security. 

  • Sync only changed files: All of them sync changes, like add, edit, and or deletion on the source to the destination. By default, Basic Sync does not sync deletions, but you can enable it.

  • Rich sync settings: You can choose to sync files or folders automatically with different frequencies, like daily, weekly, monthly, or on specific events (eg: file synchronization during shutdown) and USB drives.

Please download the FolderClone software - AOMEI Backupper Professional 30-day free trial and then have it a try. For server users, try AOMEI Backupper Server

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How to Clone a Folder 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. Also, you can sync local folders to Dropbox or OneDrive as well as other external devices and NAS.

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

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

Tip: Optionally, you can click the Filter settings, displayed as a funnel shape, to include or exclude files and folders. Thus, you don't need to sync all of them, saving time and space.

Step 3. Select the inverted triangle icon > Select a cloud drive.

Select A Cloud Drive

Step 4. In the Select Cloud window, select Google Drive as the target location to save the synced files and folders, and then click OK.

Google Drive

Step 5. Click Schedule Sync and enable Daily, Weekly, or Monthly sync settings. You can also use Event triggers and USB plug in, and click Options to comment the sync task, enable email or SMS notification, run specified program or script, etc. Then, press Start Sync >> button to clone a folder in Windows 10.

Schedule Sync

Besides, you could sync folders between computers, and you don't even need to install this software on any computer. Since its technician or techplus edition supports creating a portable version of AOMEI Backupper to removable devices and use it on different PC or servers. 

create portable version

Wrapping Things Up

Looking for powerful folder clone software in Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7? You could consider using FolderClone and AOMEI Backupper. Both of them help you sync folders in Windows 10 easily and automatically, you can choose one of them to duplicate folders.

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 disk capacity, migrate Windows 10 OS to SSD to speed up your computer, replace laptop HDD with SSD, etc. For advanced users, you can even complete these task with command line utility of it.

Ivy · Editor
Ivy is an editor of AOMEI Technology, she covers backup & restore,hard disk & partitions management and cloud files transfer and so on for AOMEI. She is an outgoing girl and enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems. She loves traveling, eating, reading and so on. She usually hangs out with friends at her leisure time.