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    CFUpd8 - File Sync - Status: Beta Release 17/01/2012

    Beta released 17/01/2012

    The beta is only available from my forum (free registration required) so Press the button below to download.









    Current Standalone version



    Suitable for CF3.1 & CF3.5+

    Features
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    • Checks for connection to remote location
    • Automatically updates new folder and files (playlists and songs)
    • Removes old folders/files (optional)
    • Unlimited subdirectories
    • User selectable file types or all types
    • Visual indication of connection/no connection
    • Can be used with Memory Sticks (automatic detection of)
    • Log of all transfers/deletions
    • Indication of free diskspace
    • Multiple Source Locations
    • Multiple Destination Locations
    • Switches to upd8 sync screen when copying taking place (can be switched off)
    • Upload syncs list to internet to allow download on another.










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    Q. Why should I use this plugin version in CF as opposed to the Standalone version?

    A. There is no reason why you shouldn't use the standalone version, however this version has better integration with Centrafuse


    Q. How can I download this wonderful creation?

    A. Register on my forum at www.en4cer.co.uk/forum , when activated go to the downloads section.

    or download from the AutoAppMart (registration will still be needed on my forum to activate)




    Q. Would someone care to send me this?

    A. The install cfupd8.exe can be shared


    Q. Will this compare existing files with the source files.

    A. At the moment it compares the modified date, so if changes were made it will copy the latest version or leave the newer version there.

    But no it doesn't compare the files byte for byte. The way the program is written I can add that but it's likely to really slow it down (But I will see if there is an easy way to do that for the future maybe)


    Q. would it be possible for the app to say what the estimates size might be of the files selected ?

    A. Not the way it works a present. Essentially it looks at all the files at the source and then goes through the destination and checks if it exists, if it doesn't or is older it copies the new one over. To have it tell you whether there was enough space before hand it would have to make a list of the differences and then start copy, which don't really want to do as the list might change while it's copying.



    Q. Can it, when selecting files / folders, have the option to 'tick' trees like a lot of AV software does when you selecting which folder / subfolder you want to copy.

    A. The idea is for you to a have a location in the same format as that on your CarPC, I don't think I'll be adding a selectable folder option as it will complicate it too much. (Unless there is a lot of requests for it)


    Q. Can it update Centrafuse's Media DB when copying is done?

    A. I'm hoping to add the ability to rescan the music location if any files have been changed in it (this can be automatic, manual or switched off.



    Q. I have set up a sync, but the plugin does not sync any files?

    A. First check that you have the access.ok file in the root of your remote location. This will normally be done automatically if you have used the plugin to set the sync paths. Also make sure you have write permissions to the destination folder.

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    Beta now released.

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