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Second beta of Copy Handler 1.40

Last Friday we have released the second beta version of Copy Handler. Apart from usual bugfixes, this version features a significant change in the way files are read and written.
Instead of the blocking IO now Copy Handler uses non-blocking IO. That change should result in significant in copying speed as the reads and writes can be done in parallel instead of being serialized.
Also the task export feature was added to the Custom Copy dialog box. This allows for creating xml files to be used in command line.

First beta version of Copy Handler 1.40

Today the first official beta of new Copy Handler 1.40 was uploaded to and

This release features migration of toolset used to build Copy Handler from Visual Studio 2008 to Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition. As the community edition of Visual Studio is free of change for use with projects such as CH, you can try to build CH for yourself.

There are also a lot of bugfixes included - a full list is available in jira:

You're encouraged to test the new release and report any problems found - your help is needed to make 1.40Final the most stable release yet. Please check for instructions regarding bug reporting.

Second alpha release of the upcoming Copy Handler 1.40

Today, after very long time, a new alpha release was created.
It mostly concentrates on the under-the-hood improvments including:
- sqlite-based task state storage
- unit testing (framework and a few tests)
- various bugfixes,
- progress and stats handling,
- VS2013 support.

Code repositories moved to

Yesterday the code repositories were moved from sourceforge to a dedicated server. Now the repository location is - it is highly suggested to re-download the sources as the externals also changed their addresses.

The move was mainly dictated by the change introducted by staff some time ago separating ro/rw accesses by protocol thus breaking the possibility to have a valid externals.

The old repository will stay on sourceforge for some time (or possibly indefinitely).

New download mirror at

We are happy to announce that today we started a cooperation with Their servers will handle the distribution of Copy Handler binaries.

Please visit to download current stable Copy Handler version.

Issue management changes

Due to the changes that were introduced on recently (although it's more like a series of changes) I have decided to move the Copy Handler issue management (bugs, feature requests) outside of sourceforge.
The downloads and subversion repositories will still be hosted there.

The new issue management system is available at and is backed by a Jira software from Atlassian. It's still a bit experimental, so please share any problems with it through submitting a support requests there or by sending me a message through the contact form (if you have problem creating the support requests).

Copy Handler 1.40alpha-svn465 released!

Yesterday a new, alpha version of Copy Handler was released featuring changes made over the last 2 years. The list of changes in this release is quite long - there are new features, many bugfixes and partially rewritten core (more detailed information should be in the changelog).

Release is available directly on

Please note that this is still an early alpha release and should not be used for normal, daily use (and especially not on important files).

Current state of the project

I receive many questions regarding Copy Handler - mostly related to the fact that there was no version released in over a year. So i thought it needs some explanation:

Copy Handler 1.32 Final is out!

This is mostly a bugfix release fixing several crashes and improving integration with Windows 7 (especially 64bit edition). See a full changelog and download the new release.

All users are encouraged to upgrade to the newest version.

Copy Handler 1.32beta-svn245 released

A new beta of Copy Handler is out. This version features more universal installer and possibly fixes the bug causing Copy Handler to crash at startup. If this bug will appear - please let me know.

I haven't made as much changes in this beta as I would like, but since I am leaving for 2 weeks, I thought it would be better to release it before.

Go to the download section to get the newest version or see the changelog for list of changes