OK, there are tons of syncing programs out there – one size does not fit all. FolderShare, SyncToy, and Live Mesh are all Microsoft programs that sync and all offer different feature sets. But beyond just Microsoft tools and apps, there are a slew of desktop sync programs to choose from. One such program is Allway Sync. Ed Bott had it on his list of 10 favorite Windows programs of all time so when he noticed that the program had just received a big update, he made sure to blog about it. Well, I had not yet heard of Allway Sync myself, so I thought I would check it out, too.
So what’s new with the latest version of Allway Sync? FTP and Amazon S3 support. Now, Allway doesn’t just help you sync across machines – you can sync to the cloud too. 100GB for about $20 a month. But you don’t have to use that particular option – the program is available as a portable app that can travel with you on a USB flash drive or a U3-enabled flash drive.