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robocopy

Robust File and Folder Copy. By default files will only be copied if the source and destination have different time stamps or different file sizes. More information: https://docs.microsoft.com/windows-server/administration/windows-commands/robocopy.

  • Copy all .jpg and .bmp files from one directory to another:

robocopy {{path/to/source}} {{path/to/destination}} {{*.jpg}} {{*.bmp}}

  • Copy all files and subdirectories, including empty ones:

robocopy {{path/to/source}} {{path/to/destination}} /E

  • Mirror/Sync a directory, deleting anything not in source and include all attributes and permissions:

robocopy {{path/to/source}} {{path/to/destination}} /MIR /COPYALL

  • Copy all files and subdirectories, excluding source files that are older than destination files:

robocopy {{path/to/source}} {{path/to/destination}} /E /XO

  • List all files 50 MBytes or larger in size instead of copying them:

robocopy {{path/to/source}} {{path/to/destination}} /MIN:52428800 /L

  • Allow resuming if network connection is lost and limit retries to 5 and wait time to 15 sec:

robocopy {{path/to/source}} {{path/to/destination}} /Z /R:5 /W:15

  • Display detailed usage information:

robocopy /?