SafeCopy Free - copy files and preserve date-time and attributes


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SafeCopy Free! - Freeware utility for Windows to copy files and folders from one location to another and preserve or modify file attributes and date-time stamps.

Interface

File or folder can be submitted for copy operation by dropping into the Source frame while navigating Explorer directories. The destination folder can be set the same manner.

Copy files and keep modified/created/accessed date/time stamps

SafeCopy Free utility. The main window.

Portable utility

You can run the utility by clicking the executable file, no setup required. You can store it on USB flash drive or other portable device.

Windows Explorer and file date-time stamps

Windows Explorer's copy/move does not preserve date-time stamps for directories and files. The behavior of Windows Explorer when copy/move files or folders depends on the version of Windows in use.

Windows XP SP3

ModifiedAccessedCreated
NTFS Drive C: --> NTFS Drive D:
Copy file Keep Current date-time Current date-time
Move file Keep Current date-time Keep
Copy/move empty folder
or folder with files
Current date-time Current date-time Current date-time
NTFS Drive C: --> FAT16 or FAT32 Drive D:
Copy file Keep Current date Current date-time
Move file Keep Current date Keep
Copy/move empty folder
or folder with files
Current date-time Current date Current date-time

Windows 7

ModifiedAccessedCreated
NTFS Drive C: --> NTFS Drive D:
Copy file Keep Current date-time Current date-time
Move file Keep Current date-time Keep
Copy empty folder keep Current date-time Current date-time
Move empty folder keep Current date-time keep
Copy folder with files Current date-time Current date-time Current date-time
Move folder with files Current date-time Current date-time Keep
NTFS Drive C: --> FAT16 or FAT32 Drive D:
Copy file Keep Current date Current date-time
Move file Keep Current date Keep
Copy empty folder
or folder with files
Keep Current date Current date-time
Move empty folder
or folder with files
Keep Current date Keep

Windows 8.1

ModifiedAccessedCreated
NTFS Drive C: --> NTFS Drive D:
Copy file, copy folder Keep Current date-time Current date-time
Move file, move folder Keep Current date-time Keep
NTFS Drive C: --> FAT16 or FAT32 Drive D:
Copy file or folder Keep Current date Current date-time
Move file or folder Keep Current date Keep
NTFS Drive C: --> exFAT Drive D:
Copy file or folder Keep Current date-time Current date-time
Move file or folder Keep Current date-time Keep

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This product can be uninstalled through Control Panel Programs and features, or using Unistall program in Start menu.