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A better way to synchronise your machines

A better way to synchronise your machines

FolderShare screenshotWith people’s PC usage becoming increasingly mobile, one of the most useful things is to be able to synchronise across computers. For my bookmarks, I use Foxmarks but this doesn’t synchronise other things such as cookies, extensions, themes, and saved passwords.

I couldn’t seem to synchronise very successfully with Google Browser Sync so I was pleased to discover Microsoft’s FolderShare which basically allows you to create a private peer-to-peer network that will synchronize files across multiple devices or share files with colleagues and friends. This is great if you use several different profiles on two computers or even need to send large files via two machines.

The program goes beyond traditional syncing tools by also allowing you to grant other people access to your files – perfect if you are collaborating on a project. You can also access either of your machines from a remote computer which is an added bonus if you’ve left something behind when you’re on the move. After using this, you probably won’t want to return to any other syncing method.

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