The Copy and Move operations are far improved in Windows 11/10. Still, if you are not satisfied with the speed of Copying or Moving files in Windows, you might want to check out TeraCopy, a free file copying and moving software for Windows 11/10/8/7.
TeraCopy – Free Copy and Move software
TeraCopy is a feature-rich compact program designed to copy and move files at the maximum possible speed, providing you with many features. The program skips bad files during the copying process and then displays them at the end of the transfer so that you can see which ones need attention.
The application automatically checks the copied files for errors by calculating their CRC checksum values. Besides, it offers a wealth of information about the files being copied than its Windows counterpart. What’ makes it more usable? Well, Tera Copy can be incorporated into Windows Explorer’s right-click menu and set as the default copy handler.
Copy files faster: TeraCopy uses dynamically adjusted buffers to reduce seek times. Asynchronous copy speeds up file transfer between two physical hard drives.
- Pause and resume file transfers: Pause the copy process at any time to free up system resources and continue with a single click.
- Error recovery: In case of copy error, TeraCopy will try several times and, in the worse case, skips the file, not terminating the entire transfer.
- Interactive file list: TeraCopy shows failed file transfers and lets you fix the problem and recopy only problem files.
- Shell integration: TeraCopy can completely replace Explorer copy and move functions, allowing you to work with files as usual.
TeraCopy free download
If you regularly transfer large amounts of data and have to stop the process from performing some other disk-intensive task, this program may be just what you need. Get it from its home page.
I am sure some of you may have already used this freeware. Please do share your experience with us.
You might want to check out Fast File Copy too.
What are the alternatives to TerraCopy?
There are many; some popular ones are Copy Handler, Fast File Copy, FastCopy, Ultra Copier, Extreme Copy. Nice Copier and Pergee Copier. Most of these fast copy software works on the same fundamentals but depends on how they handle the file based on user options. If you already use an SSD, the copy will be faster, but this software can help with customizations.