Detailed Version History


v8.56a for Windows (October 16th, 2019):

  • Fixes a bug where the subfolder selection could not be saved in some specific sitations.
  • Additional fixes.

v8.56 for Windows (October 15th, 2019):

  • Profiles that use Backblaze B2 can now be run in parts more efficiently to save memory and to allow an unlimited number of files in the bucket. The number of entries after which a job is split is specified on the Program Settings dialog, tab sheet Advanced. It’s the same setting that is used for all profiles, but it is now implemented more efficiently for Backblaze B2.
  • Various bug fixes and improvements.

v8.55a for Macintosh (October 4th, 2019):

  • Final macOS Catalina compatibility release.
  • Bug fixes in real-time functionality and 64-bit GUI.

v8.55a for Windows (October 1st, 2019):

  • Fixes a new bug in v8.55 causing jobs to crash if they are using a destination cache database but it’s empty.

v8.55 for Windows (September 30th, 2019):

  • The subfolder selection mode “Autmatically Add Future New Folders” has been modified to avoid unintended inclusion or even deletion of unselected folders on the other side. These were previously included as a “future new folder”.
  • Can now automatically recover from database error ERROR: ISC ERROR CODE:335544665.
  • Copying speed improvements (removed redundant checks for destination folder existence).
  • Fixed a bug where the FTP timezone check would fail if the FTP folder did not exist yet, and would not be retried in future runs.
  • Numerous stability improvements.

v8.52a for Windows (September 23rd, 2019):

  • Some fine-tuning in POP3 handling in the new email connector, especially with GMail.
  • Fixes Backblaze B2 paths being limited to 255 characters.
  • Fixes speed limit with Backblaze B2.
  • Fixes “Verify Copied Files” with split file uploads to Google Drive, where only the first part was being re-downloaded and verified.

v8.52 for Windows (September 22nd, 2019):

  • Email protocol connector completely rewritten and now usable for multiple different purposes, including exchanging files with other email addresses (customers), or downloading raw emails. Multiple attachments per received mail are now supported. Subject and body can be configured for sent mails.
  • A global PascalScript for all profiles can be specified on the Program Settings dialog, tab sheet Advanced.

v8.51d for Windows (September 19th, 2019):

  • User management enhancements.
  • Fixes the database password for a standalone Firebird server not being saved correctly, causing the connection to fail.

v8.51c for Windows (September 17th, 2019):

  • Improves Backblaze B2 listing speed and progress reporting.
  • Fixes MEGA crashes in the 32-bit version.

v8.51b for Windows (September 16th, 2019):

  • Further watchdog improvements.

v8.51a for Windows (September 16th, 2019):

  • Fixes a possible hang caused by the new watchdog mechanism.

v8.51 for Windows (September 15th, 2019):

  • Adds a watchdog mechanism to detect hanging jobs. The option is on the “Event Log” tab sheet on the Program Settings dialog.

v8.50d for Windows (September 11th, 2019):

  • Fixes the encryption level of Sz compression jobs being reset from Maximum to Enhanced if the profile editor dialog has previously shown the fewer compression levels for a zip format.
  • Removes the obsolete OneDrive (Live) API.
  • Additional minor bug fixes.

v8.50d for Mac (September 11th, 2019):

  • Fixes various bugs in the new 64-bit Cocoa GUI.
  • Speeds up file listings on local drives (especially NTFS drives) and network drives.
  • Fixes a bug in recent versions that could prevent real-time sync from doing anything.
  • Links in the Profile Overview are now clickable, for example to authenticate background jobs with a cloud service, or to skip getting the changes history from Google Drive or Sharepoint.
  • Additional improvements and bug fixes.

v8.50c for Linux (September 7th, 2019):

  • Implements block level copying for the internal SMB connector, when copying files from a local folder to an SMB folder.
  • Lengthy history downloading and processing can now be skipped and will not be done if the destination folder is empty or doesn’t contain any subfolders.
  • Includes improvements from recent Windows versions.
  • Various improvements and bug fixes.

v8.50c for Windows (September 7th, 2019):

  • Fixes a “Host not found” that could occur with Backblaze B2 in some situations.
  • Avoids occasional unnecessary explicit folder scanning with SharePoint/OneDrive when changes based listing is used.

v8.50b for Windows (September 5th, 2019):

  • Fixes a bug where the /INI= parameter might be used without quotes when Syncovery re-starts itself, such as after sleep has been detected or when the scheduler wants to run as administrator. This could cause ini paths with space characters to be truncated (for example from “D:\My Documents\Syncovery.ini” to just “D:\My”.

v8.50a for Windows (September 5th, 2019):

  • Fixes checkmarks in Profile Overview not being saved in v8.50.
  • Cloud changes history is now processed using database transactions so that the processing can be resumed correctly even if the user skips and cancels a job.

v8.50 for Windows (September 4th, 2019):

  • Will no longer do lengthy history processing for Google Drive and SharePoint/OneDrive – if the folder on the cloud is empty or doesn’t contain subfolders yet.
  • The initial history processing can be skipped and the changes based listing can still be used to speed up future profile runs.
  • History processing can now be skipped for background jobs too.
  • Adds an option to the Gears toolbar button menu to show only recently used profiles (such as within 1 day or week etc.)
  • These options, including “Show Scheduled Profiles Only”, will now be remembered when Syncovery is closed and reopened.
  • Additional improvements and bug fixes.

v8.43a for Windows (August 27th, 2019):

  • Sleep detection now optional (see last checkmark on tab sheet Misc of Program Settings).
  • Fixes possible crashes.

v8.43 for Windows and Mac (August 23rd/24th, 2019):

v8.42 for Macintosh (July 29th, 2019):

  • The download is now a Universal Binary including 32+64 bit in one file, so that all customers automatically get the 64-bit edition that is compatible with future macOS releases.
  • Fixes GUI issues in the 64-bit version.
  • Improved installation of the scheduler as a service.
  • Ensures TLS 1.2 works on macOS versions older than Mavericks.
  • Includes fixes from recent Windows updates.

v8.42 for Windows (July 26th, 2019):

  • It should now be possible to upload all folder and file names allowed on Windows to SharePoint Online. Syncovery now allows folder names ending in “_files”, and automatically replaces leading and trailing spaces, as well as trailing periods.
  • Fixes a few minor issues.

v8.41a for Windows (July 22th, 2019):

  • Includes an updated memory manager to speed up highly multithreaded processing slightly.
  • Fixes profiles with the default settings unnecessarily using a profile database.
  • Fixes a threading issue that could cause occasional errors or hangs (for example once in a week for a job that runs every 5 minutes).

v8.41 for Windows (July 19th, 2019):

  • Adds additional thread safety measures to prevent duplicate folders from being created on Google Drive.
  • Avoids notification emails about a problem accessing Syncovery.ini which could occur when a great number of profiles is scheduled.
  • Fixes notification digests not being sent when SyncoveryCL is used for background jobs.
  • Avoids delays caused by inefficient processing of rename events in realtime especially when Filename Encoding or Encryption is used.
  • You can now add KeepCloudHistoryFiles=1 to the [Main] section of the INI file to avoid any zipping and unzipping of JSON files.
  • Additional minor improvements.

v8.41 for Macintosh (July 16th, 2019):

  • Now officially supports the LibreSSL versions shipped since MacOS 10.11.
  • Includes LibreSSL for Yosemite and older in order to be able to provide TLS 1.2 for Box and other services that may require it.
  • Also includes SecureBlackBox SSL as a fallback SSL/TLS library. You can choose it on the Program Settings dialog, tab sheet Advanced, or Syncovery will automatically use it if TLS 1.2 is required and LibreSSL for some reason cannot be loaded.
  • Various additional fixes, especially GUI related.

v8.40c for Windows (July 12th, 2019):

  • Fixes a problem when using real-time sync with encrypted folder names. If the case spelling of the original changed, Syncovery might create a new folder and re-copy all the content. It now checks all existing encrypted folders for a case-insensitive match.
  • Fixes the Program Password feature which was broken in the last few builds.
  • Avoids retries uploading to SharePoint or OneDrive if the file is too large.
  • Can now authenticate with Amazon S3 even if the system clock is not set correctly.

v8.40b for Windows (July 10th, 2019):

  • Fixes a problem where ziped log files attached to email notifications were frequently just empty zip files.
  • Fixes a bug causing the speed limit not to be applied when copying via Windows API Copying Function.
  • The HTTP protocol will now verify SSL certificates more thoroughly and prompt the user if the check fails (or cancel the job if running unattended).
  • Windows events will now be generated related to email notification digests if the first Windows Event is chosen on the Program Settings dialog, tab sheet Events
  • Fixes bogus errors in the log such as “Folder marked unreadable”
  • The S3 bucket check which usually occurs at the beginning of each profile can now be disabled by adding SkipS3BucketCheck=1 to the [Main] section of the Syncovery.ini file.
  • Improves compatibility with non-Amazon S3 compatible servers.

v8.40a for Windows (July 5th, 2019):

  • Reinstates profile list sorting which had been missing in 8.40.

v8.40 for Windows (July 5th, 2019):

  • Adds multi-user capability with different user names, passwords, and permissions. This is especially useful for the browser based GUI, but also for the normal Windows GUI. Choose it on the Program Settings dialog, tab sheet Misc. Assign individual profile rights in each profile via the small “Users” link at the bottom. The user management dialogs are only available in the Windows GUI, not the browser based GUI yet.
  • Fixes incorrect temporary filenames being used for the auto-resume feature, which may have had an impact on the resuming ability in some cases.
  • Improvements to the XWorks API.
  • Various additional improvements and bug fixes.

v8.39 for Windows (June 20th, 2019):

  • Adds the capability to update real-time monitoring threads when profiles are modified, renamed or deleted. So in most cases, the scheduler doesn’t have to be restarted any more.
  • Fixes occasional missing profile status for real-time profiles.

v8.38d for Windows (June 15th, 2019):

  • Various GUI improvements (little details).
  • Now mentions free storage space in email notifications.
  • Fixes last version not running on Server 2003 / Window XP.
  • Adds DirectoryExists and EntryExists PascalScript functions.
  • Can now handle possible corrupt binchg files from the File System Monitoring Service better.
  • Fixes a real-time bug where under certain conditions with multiple real-time profiles, events would not be seen.
  • Fixes empty folders being created even if “Create Empty Folders” was off.
  • Fixes inability to cancel background jobs when they are in “Waiting for retry” state.
  • Additional fixes.

v8.38a for Windows (June 13th, 2019):

  • Mentions an error in a notification email if a large log file was meant to be zipped and attached but could not.
  • The Refresh button on the folder browsing dialog has now been implemented correctly for the cloud APIs with ext:// paths.
  • Fixes bugs with the xworks.365 API.

v8.38 for Windows (June 12th, 2019):

  • Adds a new “Remember Results” mode for Binary Comparison. Files that have ben successfully verified will not be verified again until you delete the profile’s database. Successful verification after copying a file will also save the file’s comparison status as successful.
  • Implements “Adjust Case Spelling At Destination” for Filename Encryption.
  • Fixes bugs related to Filename Encryption.
  • Fixes bugs related to folder timestamps on Google Drive.

v8.37a for Windows (June 2nd, 2019):

  • Fixes a new bug in yesterday’s 8.37 release which caused the 32 bit Windows versions to fail with various errors (the English GUI actually worked but the scheduler and the German and French GUIs did not).
  • Now logs whether the Windows API Copying function is used or the internal copying function.

v8.37 for Windows (June 1st, 2019):

  • Jobs can now be paused in the middle of file transfers, and during the folder scanning phase. You can even remove a USB storage medium while paused and reattach it when you want to continue.
  • Handles the increasingly frequent “Service Unavailable” error from SharePoint servers better and fixes authentication loss in such cases.
  • Improves stability of large Backblaze B2 listings.

v8.35 for Windows (May 24th, 2019):

  • Includes an updated Remote Service that uses the Backup Privilege to be able to scan folders regardless of permissions.
  • Will log details on whether the Backup Privilege is being used by Syncovery and by the Remote Service.

v8.34 for Windows (May 23rd, 2019):

  • Fixes transfers to and from Microsoft Azure using more memory the longer the job runs.
  • Can now check for free space on Amazon Cloud Drive and will mention the free space in the log file.
  • Makes PascalScript hooks for manipulating file names compatible with unzipping when copying from right to left.

v8.33 for Windows (May 15th, 2019):

  • Adds the ability two have two or more redundant Syncovery installations on different machines or VMs. Using a common folder for status files, the installations monitor each other’s status and only one will execute the jobs. When it stops for some reason, another scheduler will take over. The new redundant installation settings are on the Program Settings dialog, tab sheet “Advanced”. The configuration must be identical for all installations which are part of the redundancy pool.
  • Enhances the FTP browse for folder dialog with an edit field and a history.
  • Enhances the browsing dialogs used when booting a USB recovery Windows, where the standard Windows dialogs are not available.
  • Reinstates the /O command line parameter, which had been missing in 8.32.

v8.32 for Windows (May 6th, 2019):

  • Adds the option to use the Windows 10 File History filename encoding format (under Versioning->More).
  • Adds the option to use SecureBlackBox SSL/TLS rather than OpenSSL on the Cloud tab sheet of the Program Settings dialog. On Windows, this affects https based cloud services only. On other platforms, it also affects FTP.
  • Fixes an AV when uploading larger files to Amazon S3 with the storage class “Intelligent Tiering” selected.

v8.30 for Windows (April 19th, 2019):

  • Adds a “copying order” option on the Special tab sheet with the choices
    Standard (Alphanumerically), Smallest First, Largest First, Oldest First, Newest First.
  • Adds a checkmark “Never Delete Folders (only Files)”.
  • Fixes possible hangs uploading to Google Drive.
  • Fixes SyncoveryCL not working on Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP.

v8.27c for Windows (April 12th, 2019):

  • Versioning will now rename older zip files on the destination even if the rename is not necessary to replace them because the encoded name is already different due to the changed file size.
  • Adds availability of $LEFTMACHINE and $RIGHTMACHINE variables to the execute before/after command lines.

v8.27b for Windows (April 11th, 2019):

  • Allows HTTP redirects when using the HTTP protocol to download from websites directly.
  • Is more tolerant of other software opening Syncovery’s temporary zip files when it tries to upload them.

v8.27a for Windows (April 10th, 2019):

  • The scheduler is now compatible with profiles saved in the registry (though this is not recommended).
  • The OpenSSL were updated.
  • A profile’s time window is now respected even if the profile has no regular schedule other than Realtime or continuous sync.
  • Fixes timestamps for files moved into Older folders on cloud drives.
  • Fixes the email notification option “no email if rerun succeeds”
  • Fixes encrypted filenames being shown in the version selection in the Sync Preview
  • Fixes the Color selection dialog when the GUI is enlarged

v8.27 for Windows (April 8th, 2019):

  • Adds the OnCloudConnect PascalScript hook and the ConnProcessWebForm function, allowing you to process a form based login on a web site before downloading files.
  • Fixes real-time sync copying files in subfolders even if the subfolder selection is set to “None”.
  • Fixes a “Parent missing” error when changes occur in the topmost folder of a real-time profile that uses filename encryption.

v8.26a for Windows (April 4th, 2019):

  • Fixes two new bugs in Unattended Mode: Volume Shadowing not being used for locked files, and the counter showing “File x of 0”.

v8.26 for Windows (April 4th, 2019):

  • Adds the option to enlarge the GUI (click the Gears icon).
  • You can now specify an individual TEMP path for each profile, using a PascalScript function that sets the ProfileTempDir variable.
  • Background job optimization for jobs that run in the main scheduler thread (if parallel execution is disabled).

v8.25a for Windows (April 2nd, 2019):

  • Improves cloud service error handling, especially Rate Limit errors on SharePoint and OneDrive.

v8.25 for Windows (March 31st, 2019):

  • Adds the Deep Archive storage class to Amazon S3.
  • Upload bandwidth limits for Amazon S3, Google Drive, and other clouds can now be much smaller and still work correctly (such as 0.05 MB/sec).
  • Fixes a problem that could cause repeated execution of a profile in real-time mode if one side of the sync is a drive or UNC path that does not support file system events (such as a WebDAV path).
  • Fixes WebDAV and HTTP compatibility with some servers.

v8.25 for Linux (March 27th, 2019):

  • Revised RPM and Debian packages ensure that the service is launched automatically on reboot on all relevant Linux distributions, including Debian, Ubuntu, SuSE, Fedora, Red Hat, CentOS and others. Traditional init.d scripts as well as systemd service units are recognized and both supported.
  • RPM and Debian packages include a security policy file for SELinux which is automatically imported and allows basic operation even if SELinux policies are enforced.
  • RPM upgrade installation now works correctly.
  • SyncoveryCL can now become a daemon properly, on its own, without the help of external tools. It recognizes the init.d command line parameters start, stop, restart, and status. Instead of invoking SyncoveryCL with an ampersand, you can now type SyncoveryCL start and it will become a daemon and stay running even if you log out of your SSH session.
  • Upload bandwidth limits for Amazon S3, Google Drive, and other clouds can now be much smaller and still work correctly (such as 0.05 MB/sec).

v8.23 for Mac and Windows (March 19th, 2019):

  • Adds additional document types for converting Google Docs when downloading from Google Drive.
  • Performs the free space check less frequently and lists statistics on free space checks at the end of the log file.
  • Improvements when working with symbolic links.
  • Mac only: fixes an Access Violation when running some cloud jobs in the background and not using the separate GUI-less background process.
  • Fixes a possible Access Violation when the path for temporary files was invalid.

v8.22 for Windows and Mac (March 15th, 2019):

  • Adds XWorks, directBOX, KomfortCloud, and topfarmplan cloud storages.
  • Improves error handling when listing Backblaze B2 buckets, and fixes possible “Duplicate item detected” messages in the log file.

v8.21 for Windows (March 14th, 2019):

  • A major operational improvement and bug-fix release for two-way SmartTracking and Real-Time synchronization (in “Process Complete Folder” mode).
  • Bug fixes include deleted folders reappearing, unjustified “Waiting for availability” status, problems renaming files and folders in real-time mode (especially if one side is some cloud storage or Internet Protocol), unnecessary repeated profile runs in real-time mode, and more.
  • Successful Daily Summary Email Sending is now logged as Windows Events if you choose “Service Start/Stop, Daily Summary Sending” on the Event Log tab sheet of the Program Settings dialog.
  • Email Sending Errors are now logged as Windows Events if you choose “Service Error, Email Sending Failure” on the Event Log tab sheet of the Program Settings dialog.

v8.20b for Windows (March 7th, 2019):

  • Adds a new PascalScript hook: OnBeforeFolderCreate.
  • Fixes possible hangs when using Amazon S3 with Transfer Acceleration.
  • Fixes possible error messages with MediaFire cloud storage.

v8.20a for Windows (March 3rd, 2019):

  • Fixes an Invalid Class Typecast error when trying to create a folder in the root directory on Mega Cloud storage (and possibly one or two others).

v8.20 for Linux and Windows (March 1st/2nd, 2019):

  • The Web GUI now supports SSL/TLS.
  • Fixes a possible OpenSSL related error or hang.

v8.19 for Macintosh (February 14th, 2019):

  • Adds settings on the General Filters tab sheet to Ignore, Follow, or Copy symbolic links to files and folders (separately).
  • The subfolder selection dialog now also allows to select individual files (by right-clicking on a folder).
  • Includes the cloud related improvements from Windows versions 8.18f and 8.19.

v8.19 for Windows (February 13th, 2019):

  • Downloading and processing the history for some cloud services can now be skipped.

v8.18f for Windows (February 12th, 2019):

  • The new Show Network Connections feature can now also cancel all connections by restarting the Workstation service (LanManWorkstation).
  • Improves memory management and fixes a possible access violation processing large changes histories from cloud servers. This could also cause repeated unnecessary processing each time the profile ran.

v8.18e for Windows and Mac (February 7/8, 2019):

  • On Windows, adds a new item to the File menu: Show Network Connections.
  • Fixes a bug in 8.18d where real-time sync with direction right to left caused an error asking to restart the scheduler.

v8.18d for Windows (February 4th, 2019):

  • Adds the INTELLIGENT_TIERING storage class for Amazon S3.
  • Uploading to OneDrive for Business ans SharePoint will no longer result in three initial file versions. However, there will still be two versions initially, one caused by the upload content, and one by setting the “Last Modified” timestamp. The only way to prevent this is to use the setting “Copied files receive current system time” and possibly use Filename Encoding to preserve the timestamps.

v8.18c for Windows (February 3rd, 2019):

  • Fixes some installers (especially the 64 bit ones) containing experimental and nonfunctional versions of the File System Monitoring Service and the Auxiliary Remote Service Control Panel. Installers released between January 23rd and February 1st, 2019, may have been affected.

v8.18a for Windows (February 1st, 2019):

  • Removes an unnecessary reconnection with FTP and other servers before the copying phase.
  • Fixes changes on cloud servers not being sees in Continuous Sync mode.

v8.18 for Windows (January 31st, 2019):

  • Adds separate checkmarks to “Bypass File Buffer” for the left and right sides.
  • Adds PascalScript Hook OnBeforeFileUpload.
  • Improved Speed Limit precision, especially when copying several files in parallel, and is now more compatible with block level copying.
  • Improved compatibility of block level copying with “Bypass File Buffer”.
  • Automatically detects WebDAV timestamp setting method for magentacloud.
  • The timestamp setting options for WebDAV now include “Microsoft compatible”.
  • Minor bug fixes.

v8.17a for Windows (January 23rd, 2019):

  • Bug fixes concerning changes based cloud listings, such as with Amazon drive.

v8.17 for Windows and Mac (January 22nd, 2019):

  • Enables uploading files up to 350 GB in size to DropBox.
  • Fixes connection problems with some Azure endpoints.
  • Adds new PascalScript features.
  • Improves symbolic link handling on SFTP servers.
  • Adds capability to extract deleted file from Older versioning folders upon restore (new checkmark on General Filters tab sheet)

v8.16d for Windows (January 9th, 2019):

  • Enables uploading files over 780 GB in size to Microsoft Azure BLOB storage.
  • Block Level Copying with File System Monitoring Service is now compatible with the option “Bypass File Buffering by Windows”.

v8.16c for Windows and Mac (January 9th, 2019):

  • Fixes a bug in 8.16b causing versioning to fail to delete the oldest version if the .$1$. naming is used and the maximum number of versions of a file was reached.

v8.16b for Windows and Mac (January 8th, 2019):

  • Adds a link to the profile editor that allows you to quickly switch the left and right-hand sides.
  • The Multi-Edit tool can be used to switch the sides in multiple profiles.
  • SmartTracking now allows you to use a folder for deleted files on one side only, by adding a checkmark where you can confirm this intention.
  • Improves versioning efficiency on local file systems when the .$1$. versioning naming is used.

v8.16b for Linux (January 6th, 2019):

  • Adds PowerPC and PowerPC64 CPU support to Syncovery 8.
  • Fixes Remote Listing compatibility on PowerPC big endian platforms (including the updated Remote Service 7.99 for PowerPC).
  • Adds a Filter field to the profile list to make it easier to work with large amounts of profiles.
  • Additional bug fixes.

v8.16 for Linux (December 22nd, 2018):

  • Adds PCloud and some bug fixes and improvements.

v8.16 for Mac and Windows (December 20th, 2018):

  • Adds the option to use the Glacier storage class via Amazon S3.
  • Adds support for restoring files from Glacier via Amazon S3, including expedited restore (in attended mode).
  • Fixes a possible upload error message to Microsoft Graph which caused files of certain sizes to be uploaded twice (the second time with success). This could happen only to the first file in an upload thread and only if it was between 4 MB and 64MB in size.

v8.15b for Windows (December 14th, 2018):

  • Fixes an occasional ESeriousError exception.

v8.15a for Linux (December 13th, 2018):

  • Implements automatic fallback to a backup config file if for some reason the profiles are missing.
  • Fixes an occasional ESeriousError exception.

v8.15a for Windows (December 12th, 2018):

  • Additional bug fixes in the changes based listing method used by various cloud services, especially when a folder with subfolders was moved.

v8.15 for Windows (December 11th, 2018):

  • Fixes bugs with the new changes based listing for SharePoint Online, Graph, and OneDrive. Most importantly, a listing problem was fixed when multiple files have the same root folder ID.

v8.12g for Windows (December 8th, 2018):

  • Improvements for SharePoint Online and OneDrive.
  • The setting “If the Destination Machine Modifies Received Files, Changing Their Sizes Upon Reception, Then Copy Such Updated Files Back” now works with SharePoint Online. For example, SharePoint may add metadata to uploaded Office documents.

v8.12f for Windows (December 3rd, 2018):

  • Fixes an issue where browsing Azure containers would not work unless a container was already specified.
  • Fixes a bug that could cause Syncovery not to be able to open its GUI on some rare systems.

v8.12e for Windows (November 29th, 2018):

  • Fixes issues with the destination file list cache and Backblaze B2 and folders that only contain subfolders, no files.

v8.12d for Windows (November 23rd, 2018):

  • Fixes unzipping error messages in some cases (especially from Synthetic Backup of very large files).
  • Prevents a big black window from appearing with the Sync Preview, when Syncovery was opened from a link with the “maximized” setting for the window.
  • Adds new utility functions to PascalScript: OpenTextFile, ReadLine, CloseFile.

v8.12c for Windows (November 22nd, 2018):

  • Improved upload speed and reliability with Google Drive.
  • Fixes a situation where Zip Packages were only created in the TEMP folder and not been copied to the destination (depending on the settings).

v8.12a for Linux (November 16th, 2018):

  • Fixes support for Amazon S3 which has been broken in 8.12.
  • A few web GUI improvements.

v8.12 for Linux (November 14th, 2018):

  • Adds Export and Import features to the context menu in the web GUI.

v8.11b for Windows (November 13th, 2018):

  • Improvements with browser based progress reporting for background jobs.
  • Minor bug fixes.

v8.11a for Windows (November 10th, 2018):

  • Fixes some issues with the new feature “Show detailed progress or results in browser”.
  • Now shows a clickable “Click here to authorize Syncovery with the cloud service” link in the GUI, for background jobs that need authorization, rather than the old “Visit Auth URL:”.

v8.11 for Windows (November 8th, 2018):

  • Adds an optional browser based GUI. Enable it from the Cloud tab sheet of the Program Settings dialog.
  • Adds a context menu item “Show detailed progress or results in browser” for each profile in the Profile Overview in Advanced Mode. This will allow you to see a copying progress window for background jobs similar to what is shown in attended mode.
  • Fixes a problem where the progress and/or run times were not updated in the GUI if your machine is in a timezone to the west of UTC.

v8.10b for Linux (November 5th, 2018):

  • Fixes downloads with binary verification from Google Drive.
  • Fixes a bug in the last two versions causing temporary zip files to be saved in the root folder.

v8.10a for Linux (November 4th, 2018):

  • Stability improvements.

v8.10 for Linux (November 4th, 2018):

  • Adds native support for SMB network folders without having to mount them.
  • Permissions for downloaded files are now inherited from the destination folder by default. The permission settings under Files->More have now been thoroughly implemented for all instances of folder and file creation throughout the software.
  • Much improved progress reporting during the copying phase.
  • Additional bug fixes and improvements.

v8.07c for Mac (October 20th, 2018):

  • Includes all recent improvements from the Windows version.

v8.07c for Windows (October 20th, 2018):

  • Fixes slow SFTP speeds since 8.06b.

v8.07b for Windows (October 20th, 2018):

  • Fixes a problem with listing files over 2GB with the Google Cloud Storage protocol.

v8.07a for Windows (October 20th, 2018):

  • Fixes uploading errors to Amazon drive when replacing existing files. This was a regression that started in v8.06.

v8.07 for Windows (October 19th, 2018):

  • Adds a checkmark “Ignore locked files on destination” to the tab sheet “File Access”.
  • Fixes GUI bugs with MTP devices whose name is only 2 characters long.
  • The option “Flat Right Side” is now compatible with “Cache Destination File List”.
  • Fixes “Flat Right Side” bugs when multiple versions of the same file exist in different subfolders on the left-hand side.

v8.06b for Windows (October 18th, 2018):

  • Fixes a bug where the speed/bandwidth limit would not be applied when transferring via Internet Protocol.
  • Fixes new certificates used for SFTP login not being seen by profile running processes.
  • Fixes missing or incorrect timestamps in zip files
  • Improved matching encoded filenames on the left and right sides even when “Do not decode right-hand filenames” is not checked under Versioning->More

v8.06a for Windows (October 15th, 2018):

  • Fixes PCloud downloads if your PC has multiple LAN interfaces with mutiple Internet connections.

v8.06 for Windows (October 10th, 2018):

  • Adds support for PCloud.
  • Improved MTP copying speed.
  • Raw image files uploaded to Amazon drive are now recognized and counted as photos.

v8.05f for Windows (October 5th, 2018):

  • The new OnGetCustomHeaders PascalScript hook can now also be used to set standard headers such as Cache-Control when uploading to Amazon S3.
  • The profile running mutex is now cleared before sending a notification email rather than after. This allows subsequent profile runs even if the previous one is still sending a notification email (or even hanging while trying to send one).

v8.05e for Windows (September 30th, 2018):

  • Fixes Bad Request errors that could sometimes occur with some Amazon S3 regions that require the authentication signature V4.

v8.05d for Windows (September 28th, 2018):

  • Added a field to XML file list export.
  • Fixed a problem where one failed upload could cause all subsequent ones to fail with an “Operation canceled” error.
  • Made sure that profile runners that have exceptions (such as out of memory) won’t accept any new jobs.

v8.05c for Windows (September 27rd, 2018):

  • The configuration setting “separate INI file for all users” can now be set by an Administrator, and will then affect all users.

v8.05b for Windows (September 25th, 2018):

  • Fixes an AV when using the “Edit Paths” menu item in the Sync Preview and changing an Internet Protocol path to a local path.

v8.05a for Mac (September 24th, 2018):

  • Adds “Run Upon Logout and Shutdown” option to Schedule->More.
  • Includes Google Cloud Storage and addition improvements from the recent Windows updates.

v8.05a for Windows (September 23rd, 2018):

  • Fixes a folder listing and browsing but in the new Google Cloud Storage feature.
  • Fixes Binary Comparison of Sz compressed and/or encrypted files (this became broken in 8.04 or 8.05).
  • Additional fixes.

v8.05 for Windows (September 23rd, 2018):

  • Adds native support for Google Cloud Storage.
  • Fixes an issue with authentication for Orange.fr.
  • Additional minor improvements.

v8.04 for Windows (September 17th, 2018):

  • Improves handling of incorrect passwords when comparing or restoring Sz compressed files.
  • Additional fields in XML file list export.
  • Now compatible with stdout redirection of SyncoveryCL command line tool.

v8.03c (September 13th, 2018):

  • Fixes authentication with Google Drive, which became incompatible because Google added a parameter to the callback.

v8.03b (September 12th, 2018):

  • Minor fixes.

v8.03a (September 10th, 2018):

  • Fixes I/O Error 103 when logging is turned off.
  • Minor improvements.

v8.03 (September 6th, 2018):

  • Adds XML export of the file list (see Database tab sheet).
  • WebDAV can now handle HTTP redirects.

v8.02 (September 4th, 2018):

  • The importer can now import profile settings from log files.
  • Adds PascalScript hook OnGetCustomHeaders to set custom headers for Amazon S3 uploads.
  • Source file deletion at the end of a file move operation is now retried for a number of minutes if you specify “Wait for Access” on the File Access tab sheet.

v8.01e (September 3rd, 2018):

  • Fixes a bug that could lead to unnecessary / extra “Getting changes from Amazon drive”.

v8.01d (August 31th, 2018):

  • Fixes error and exception handling when doing a Binary Comparison of Sz files. Avoids memory leaks in such cases.

v8.01c (August 30th, 2018):

  • Fixes command line parameter /RUNX= with wildcards (for example /RUNX=Office*). This did not work in some previous 8.x releases.
  • Move Files Mode will now skip a file if it’s locked at the source, rather than copying it and the just failing to delete the source file. For this to work, “Move by Copying” must be off.

v8.01b (August 28th, 2018):

  • Fixes uploading files with sizes of exact multiples of 8MB.

v8.01a for Windows (August 18th, 2018):

  • First release of French translation for Windows.
  • Can now rename folders on Google Drive.
  • Fixes downloading problems from OneDrive due to file size check.

v8.01 (August 12th, 2018):

  • The option “Detect Renamed Files” in conjunction with Block Level Copying and File System Monitoring can now detect files with have been both renamed and modified.
  • Fixes a problem where the Execute before/after command lines could not deal with paths to the EXE file or script that had spaces.
  • Features new toolbar icons, which had a brief appearance during beta phase but weren’t included in v8.00.
  • To avoid the DEL character for Filename Encoding, you can add the following line to the Main section of the INI file:
    AvoidDELForFilenameEncryption=1

v8.00g for Windows (July 30th, 2018):

  • Fixes an exception “no stream to verify” when downloading from an Internet Protocol with the option “Verify copied files” and not using the Sz format.
  • Fixes compatibility with mod_sftp_0.9.9 SFTP server, and lists SFTP algorithms in the log file better, especially if no matching encryption/MAC/PK/KEX algorithms were found.

v8.00f for Windows (July 26th, 2018):

  • The File System Monitoring Service is now started only if it is used, and stopped on all other installations by the Setup program.

v8.00e for Windows (July 25th, 2018):

  • fixes a bug where the 32-bit edition of v8.00d would not recognize license codes
  • disables some illegal license codes

v8.00d for Windows (July 24th, 2018):

  • The new checkmark “Automatically Add Future New Folders and Files to Selection” works well with a subfolder selection on one side only. This update will no longer accept a selection on both sides along with this new checkmark.
  • fixes a bug where a subfolder selection made on the right-hand side was ignored if the new checkmark “Automatically Add Future New Folders and Files to Selection” was chosen
  • additional minor fixes

v8.00c for Windows (July 19th, 2018):

  • fixes a bug in v8.00a and b that prevented the Ultrafast Sz compression from working in the 32-bit Syncovery edition. The 64-bit edition was apparently not affected but we’ve updated it too.

v8.00b for Windows (July 14th, 2018)

  • bug fixes corresponding to version 7.98s
  • improves logging and fixes exclusion mask handling for reparse points in some cases
  • now ignores Internet Links on Box rather than producing a download error because they are not files
  • fixes a rare AV while processing “changes” based file listings on cloud servers

v8.00a for Windows (July 13th, 2018)

  • improves the Browse dialog for Internet Protocols such as WebDAV, which will no longer always try to browse from the root folder
  • fixes a rarely occurring bug that could lead to corrupt .sz files if the part splitting feature on the Internet dialog was used and individual parts had to be re-uploaded due to an upload error

v8.00 for Windows (July 11th, 2018):

  • initial v8 release.

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