SugarSync

Works with:  Windows/Mac

sugarsync online backup and syncSugarSync has mobile apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Symbian devices.

Our rating (out of 5):   (based on amount of free storage, ease of use, great syncing features, apps, and unrivaled referral program).

Pricing:

  • 5 GB for free (and 500 MB for each referral),
  • 30 GB for $4.99/month or $49.99 year ($4.17/month)
  • 60 GB for $9.99/month or $99.99 ($8.33/month)
  • 100 GB for $14.99/month or $149.99 ($12.50/month)
  • 250 GB for $24.99/month or $249.99 ($20.83/month)

Try FREE for 30 days

Our take:  SugarSync has quickly won us over and we are taking advantage of their free plan while we continue to test out their service.  So far we love it, and fine their Android and iPad apps to be fantastic.  The software runs seamlessly in the background and does not consume too much of our precious resources.  Going back to apps for a moment, we love their updated Android app and the way it can be used to instantly sync photos taken by our phone.  There’s no need to have to email them to ourselves or connect our phone to our computer.  Now they instantly appear in our SugarSync folder.  Also, SugarSync’s referral program is second-to-none.  It’s so easy to earn vast amounts of free storage that you might never have to pay for an account (though even if you do the pricing is so incredibly fantastic).  

SugarSync is very similar to Dropbox (and is a good dropbox alternative) in that you can easily sync folders across computers in addition to online backup.  It has great features for media streaming, mobile syncing (including auto syncing photos and folders from Android devices), and folders selection and permissions/passwords settings.

SugarSync’s web interface has a bit more functionality than Dropbox, with its separation of photos from files and also a very useful direct editing feature where you can edit files from within the webapp.  Like Dropbox you can also share files and folders very easily.


Try SugarSync for Business Free!

SugarSync has automatic, continuous, real-time backup for all of your files. Your latest files are accessible on our secure server from any computer or mobile device.

Automatic sync

No need to email yourself important files or copy them to another computer using small thumb drives. With SugarSync you can automatically sync files and folders across multiple computers.  Fire up your computer and your files will be waiting for you.

Share what you want with who you want

Working in tandem just got easier. With SugarSync, you can share any folder or file with limited or unlimited access to whomever you choose.

Where there’s Wi-Fi, there’s a way

Your entire library of work and personal files are available to you at a moment’s notice. If you’ve got an Internet connection, you’ve got a mobile office. Just log on to SugarSync from any device and you’re good to go.

No Wi-Fi? No problem! Fire up any web-enabled mobile phone for 100% access to your files.

Power to the portable

You can use any web-enabled mobile device to access your files, including documents, photos and music. SugarSync applications for iPhone, iPod Touch, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry are all available for free download.

Data is accessible from any mobile device and is automatically configured for mobile viewing.

Take your whole world with you

Your personal photos and musical tastes are a key part of your identity.

SugarSync automatically organizes your photos into online albums for viewing and sharing. It also keeps your music library updated with your latest additions, allowing you to stream your music limitlessly to any browser or iPhone.

Sync files across multiple computers and devices

Automatically sync files across computers. Sync PCs, sync Macs, even sync PCs with Macs!

Works the way you do

With SugarSync, you decide which folders you want to sync and where you want to sync them. SugarSync works in the background so your most important data is always backed up and available to you – regardless of your location or the computer you are using. You can start editing a file on your office PC and finish it on your Mac at home.

Sync to the cloud for offline file access

SugarSync continuously syncs and backs up files from your computer to your secure, Personal Cloud. You can edit files on your computer while it is offline and SugarSync automatically syncs the changes the next time your computer is online. You can relax with the confidence that you are always using the most recent versions of your documents.

Sync shared folders for seamless online file sharing

Now when you collaborate with other people, your changes can be synced between your computer and theirs. When teams share project folders, changes made by one team member are automatically synced to others on the team. You can share entire folders of photos with family members, or share documents and files with your clients. Imagine the possibilities!

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