In the dawn of the new year 2011 we released the new PowerFolder Pro version 4.5 (download) with many improvements, bugfixes and simplifications:

New features

  • Sync and shutdown. Right click the PowerFolder tray icon to start it.


  • Mass delete detection warnings are now preserved on restart.
  • Folders tab now shows the local target directory for each folder.
  • Several internal security improvements.
  • Simplified downloads/uploads cleanup slider.
  • Removed several unclear warnings dialogs.
  • Default excluded “ithmb” files (iPod Photo temporary files).
  • Parallel uploads to other computers is not longer limited to 10.
  • Several internal changes in preparation of PowerFolder Server 2.2:


  • Fixed connection bug with more than 500.000 files on a single folder.
  • Ignore patterns are not longer reset when changing the local directory.
  • File browser filter setting “Unsynchronized files” does not longer show files, that are excluded from sync.
  • File browser correctly updates view when restoring whole subdirectories.
  • Warning about not unsynchronized folders now shows the correct number of days.
  • Fixed a problem when filename starts with “/” (slash).