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Works with and greatly enhances:

Windows 10

Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP

Servers 2003 and later

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Version 4: the future

Major new tools, significant upgrades to current components and faster folder listings.

  • Find and rename problem files: bad paths, illegal characters, Linux & iOS (Mac) characters.
  • Check files and folders for compliance with different file systems e.g., NTFS, Fat-16, Fat-32, eFat, CDs, iOS, Linux and custom.
    Know if the files are right before you copy.
  • Delete files no matter their length or how they are named.
  • Powerful renaming with RegEx e.g. change 'Romeo Smith' into 'Smith, Romeo' and much more.
  • Lightening fast directory listing no matter how large the folder.
  • Detailed reports for copy errors.
  • Variable text size for views and dialogs.
  • and many more improvements and fixes..


See the V4 preview here.

Update May 2017

A May 2017 Microsft security update for Windows 10 conflicted with a major routine in FileBoss resulting in FileBoss not starting on some Windows 10 systems.

Versions V3.101 and later, fix the problem. You can read more about this at the page
Windows Creators Conflict.


Refreshing Backup Files

A programmer wanted to refresh his backup files of a work in progress to a server. Since some of the files were quite large she only wanted to copy files that had changed. And she didn't want to copy any of the hundreds of temporary files her compiler created.


She used FileBoss' File Sets to mark all the files (automatically) and then set up a copy routine to only copy files that already existed on the server and that were newer than those files.

Create a File Set if Needed


  • If all the files you want to back up are in one folder display that folder in an Explore View and go straight to Select the Files to be Copied.
  • Click here to see how to create a File Set.
    Remember that you can save File Set definitions for later use making it easy and quick to repeat this operation another time.


Select the Files to be Copied

Use any of FileBoss' advanced selection methods to pick the files you want to copy. From simply selecting 'All' to selecting by almost any criteria you can think of FileBoss will make this step really easy.

Click here find out more about selecting files and folders.


Copy the Files

Use the Actions > Copy  To... command from the main menu

or press F7


The Copy dialog will appear


Set the destination

Expand the dialog to show the Advanced options

Check the Copy Only if Target Exists option

Select the Only if Newer option

Click OK to copy the files



Click here for complete details on copying files and folders and how to use the Copy To dialog