Best way to keep 2 Macs (1 folder) in Sync

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Resqu2, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. Resqu2 macrumors 6502a

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    What I want is the equivalent of MS Skydrive.I want a folder on my IMac thats also on my MBP that I choose what files are in it, work on a file on my IMac and finish it later on my MBP. Don't care if its a cloud based thing like skydrive or somehow set up just between my two Macs. Help!
     
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    Dropbox can do that, you have 2 GB of free space and can up it to at least 5 GB with an iDevice and camera uploads (which you can delete after uploading, you will still have 5 GB of Dropbox capacity).

    If you need more, look at ChronoSync or if you have Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion on both Macs, try iCloud.
     
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    ^^ Agreed, another vote for Dropbox. It'll do just what you need.
     
  4. Resqu2 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Thanks guys, I will look at drop box but first a follow up ?, IMac has Mt
    Lion & MBP has Lion, how would I set up and use ICloud to do what I'm wanting? Easily? No large files, just Word and Excel docs that I want to work on with both computers at different times.
     
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    iCloud will work just the same on Lion and Mountain Lion. Just sign into both with your Apple ID and you're all set.
     
  6. ScoobyMcDoo macrumors 65816

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    SandboxGeneral, if you know of a way to store word and excel files on iCloud, please tell us.
     
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    You know what? I was still thinking that iDisk was in use. Doh! Sorry.
     

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