Tag Archives: network disk

Resilio Sync – Simple and practical multi-platform file synchronization tool

When people need to synchronize, backup or frequently share files/data between a variety of devices (including computers and mobile phones), any traditional ways of file transfer are relatively inadequate. For example, a lot of cloud storage services like Dropbox have more and more and increasingly obvious limitations or restrictions. These include: files have to be uploaded to their servers for transfer, very limited disk space capacity, pretty high requirements on Internet connection speed and stability, limitation of transmission speed and bandwidth usage, very few acceptable file types, not high enough security, easy to be blocked by some countries, expensive cost, and so on. Thereupon, Resilio Sync (formerly called BTsync, full name BitTorrent Sync, now Sync for short) came out. Continue reading Resilio Sync – Simple and practical multi-platform file synchronization tool

Cyberduck – Free, open-source FTP/SFTP client for Windows & Mac

Cyberduck is a popular free and open-source FTP/SFTP client for Windows and Mac. This FTP client from Switzerland is one of three excellent FTP clients recommended by cPanel. It has simple operation interface and single column view, which make users feel very relaxed, convenient and quick. Continue reading Cyberduck – Free, open-source FTP/SFTP client for Windows & Mac

[v2.6.16] NetDrive – Network drives/cloud storage services mapping tool

For common computer users, we have been used to taking advantage of so many free or commercial network drives to store or transfer various files. To this end, we have to access them through a web browser or their corresponding clients. For independent bloggers or webmasters who mostly use a virtual hosting, FTP client is their must-have file manager. But the truth is, using any specialized clients to manage the files on remote or online drives is still not as convenient as in our local drives.
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Mipony – Free file hosts universal download manager

Free web hosts are too numerous to count now, and many of us are using them to store, share or download a variety of documents/files everyday. But, their shortcomings mainly include the following ones:

  • Pop up a heap of annoying ads windows
  • Deceptive download buttons are around
  • Long waiting time difficult to endure

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