Synkron is a simple Qt application that allows you to sync folders, for example a flash disk with a folder on your hard disk.
Synkron (1.6.2) NOT WORKING on Mavericks for one-way sync. The program restores files I've deleted from my master folder, so now I have to manually go back and re-delete a lot of files I removed a long time ago. I've tried all settings including "Do not modify the contents of this folder", which does NOT work. It's a good program otherwise. A real shame.
When it works, it's great but if it goes wrong, it leave a BIG mess to clean up. I use Synkron on a Macbook Pro running OSX 10.7.5. Today things went very wrong. Before I synchronised I checked what Synkron was going to do using the analyse button. Happy with what it showed it was going to do, I synchronised. BANG - BIG MESS. Synkron ignored the flagged "replicate deletions" option and synchronised both source and targets resulting in files I had deleted ages ago reappearing on my laptop. It took me a long time to clean up the mess. Not being sure why this had happened, I uninstalled Synkron for good using App Cleaner. But what a surprise when a day later Backup Loupe showed that Time Machine had backed up over 75 GB of data when the norm is 5 GB at most. The culprit was a hidden 70 GB file called ".Synkron" in my home folder, taking up free space on my Macbook and the Time Machine external drive, which I immediately deleted from both locations. I do not understand why Synkron needs to create a huge file, containing actual files being scynchronised, when file meta data should be enough. I hope this helps developers improve the application and users to be aware of what might go wrong. An alternative is use Automator (part of OSX), there's a very useful guide to building a file synchronise workflow on the net, I can't give you the URL as it's forbidden by this site :-(
Far from intuitive interface- Some functions not even mentioned in docs. Built-in uninstaller leaves leftovers.