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Sync Files between your devices using BitTorrent Sync - P2P file sync

Sync Files between your devices using BitTorrent Sync

BitTorrent Sync is a utility which will help you to sync files between your devices.It supports Windows, Linux, Mac and Android.  You will not need a third party cloud storage. It is really easy to setup too.

First of all you need to download and install the BitTorrent Sync on the devices you want to use it.

Download and Install BitTorrent Sync

Add a folder which you want to Sync, you can add any number of folders to sync.

Add folders to Sync

You can get a secret code for each folder, which will be needed to sync with that specific folder. You can share that with your friends or someone else if you want to share the sync folder. Also you have options to generate different secret codes based on the permission.

Full access

Read only access

One time access (read only or full access, just one time access and also should be used with in 24 hours)

Just right click on a folder to get the folder specific menu..

right click menu

“Show folder preferences” will show the settings were you can get the secret depending upon the permission level.

sync folder settings and secret keys

“Connect mobile”  (From the settings or right click menu) will display a QR code which you can scan from the mobile application.

I tried to sync with screenshot folder of my mobile. Installed the application on my Samsung Galaxy S2 from play store.


Add a new folder and Sync

You can choose the folder to sync, enter the secret by pasting it, or use “Scan QR code” which is more easy.  Instantly the sync started working

syncing between Windows and Android

Settings for Mobile application

BitTorrent Sync Android Settings



File transfer is encrypted

Files not stored in any cloud storage

No limitation to file size

System requirements

Mac OS X Snow Leopard or later

Windows XP SP3 (32-bit) or newer (32 and 64-bit)

Linux with kernel 2.6.16  or newer on ARM/PPC/i386/x86_64

Read more here

Few more screenshots

Connected devices list

connected devices to sync

File transfer history

file sync history