Everyone knows Robocopy, the command line “Pro” version of Windows Explorer’s built-in file transfer tool, but now there’s a great UI frontend
for Robocopy — RichCopy 4.0. This
Microsoft TechNet invention spares you the headache of learning, checking and retyping command lines. Here are just a few of reasons why
RichCopy is so great:
• Copy data on a regular schedule (e.g. copy files from your HD to an external disk every night)
vSerialize disk access: optimize disk access for ATA based devices over USB.
• Faster file transfers (in some cases) by avoiding the system buffer for file operations.
• Copy files asynchronously by using multiple threads.
• Configure time stamps, file size checks and security settings.
RichCopy is more resilient against slow connections or transfer errors and it’s essential if you’re regularly moving bulks of data from one place to