By AN Jay on June 14, 2010

5+2 Best Apps To Securely Sync Online And Share Your Files

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This is one of the very best list of its kind where you can find incredibly useful and life saver data synchronization applications that you would love to bookmark for future use. I hope everyone of you will like this list, you can try these whether you are an office worker, a manager, a supervisor, a student, a home user, etc. These great tools will give you excellent experience and peace of mind when you need online synchronization and data sharing. Just take a look at them and share your thought’s here.

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IDriveSync syncs files online and across multiple PCs. On installing and logging into the application, it opens up a ‘Sync’ area where you can drag-n-drop files from your PC into or add your files into. Anytime you make a change to synced data anywhere on those multiple PCs, all the PCs will shortly reflect the modified data. IDriveSync does easy sharing too.


In case you do not know what the term means, online collaboration is a group of individuals working on the same file or document online. Everybody makes changes and edits to the documents and these changes can be viewed by other group members. Currently countless websites offer this service. One such website is



SpiderOak provides innovative cloud-based personal data management services that simplify the process of backing up, accessing, organizing, sharing and synchronizing data from any number of computers or external storage media. They offers 2 GBs free account for life and you will be enjoying all of the features SpiderOak has to offer.

Live Mesh

Live Mesh

With Live Mesh, you can synchronize, share and access files with all of your devices, so you always have the updated copy of your files. It’s very simple and easy that you can now access your files from any device or from the web, easily share them with others, and get notified whenever someone changes a file. The best of all this service is powered by Microsoft and absolutely free for everyone.



Syncplicity is effortless synchronization, backup, and sharing. Install it on one computer and all your important documents, photos, and music are backed up online, complete with remote access and aversion history. If you are working on a presentation at home, hit save, and it’ll be waiting for you at work. With sharing, it’s a walk in the park to collaborate with colleagues or to share your high-res photos with your friends.

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With 2GB of online free storage you can sync files of any size or type on Dropbox. You can sync Windows, Mac and Linux computers. It may automatically syncs when new files or changes are detected.’s online file storage makes it easy to securely share content as a link or a shared folder with anyone inside or outside your company. This will help you create an online workspace where you can share project files, add comments, assign tasks, start discussions or create new content.

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Whatever happened to Dropbox, prey tell?

Thanks for the great list! I am searching for a good tool to sync my files. Do you have a favourite?

I think dropbox is the best with “Dropbox folder Sync” So my Folders remain where there are on my machines and also get synced

Good list but you could also have Sugarsync on there, as that is an app I use to share files with other people plus sync data across PCs. Free version has 2Gb of space too.

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Dropbox is the best! esp with the iphone app! It reads PDFs (even large ones) flawlessly, and its free!

My favorite app to sync my files from my Iphone to my account is 4shared app. It is free and very simple in use. Just in a few clicks I can sync my files on the go. I also like the space of the account – 15 GB for free it’s cool! I enjoy it a lot.

These free online Sync tools are quite good, sometimes even better than the paid ones.

Don’t forget the Livedrive app. Livedrive offers unlimited online storage and using the Livedrive app you can stream music, videos, do picture slide shows and view and edit documents all from your stored files online without them having to be saved on your iPhone.


Livedrive Team

There is a new software that has a free version for consumers (not free for business use) which automatically synchronizes with Google Docs and documents can be edited offline with MS Office or Open Office. It is also a complete document management tool for the PC.
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SpiderOak is too cryptic. I set it up on two computers, using the same account, but there was no obvious way to address the second machine. It would only let me use “Sync” if I first uploaded from the SECOND machine. Dropbox is much more fluid.

Interesting post but what about 4shared? As for me it is the best file sharing service. You didn’t add it to list even :))

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