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I need to copy frequently 2-3 files from my current program build to several other folders. How can I do this? Most free autosync solutions like SyncToy work only on folders, not files. Using .bat files doesn't look too comfy ^) Maybe there is a good freeware solution or script?

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I have not tested this, but I cannot see why you could not make a folder which you add to sync with SyncToy, Dropbox, Windows Live Mesh, etc, and then make symbolic links to the individual files you want to sync, within it.

eg.

cd synced_folder
mklink syncedfile.txt c:\%userprofile%\documents\syncedfile.txt
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You might want to use FreeFileSync (Free and Open Source). Though it is not meant to sync specifically only files, I usually set include/exclude filters to selectively copy only what files I want. You can either specify a pattern or paste filenames in the include list. There is a big funnel-shaped red button at the top-center of the window to set those filters

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