Reposit

Low Cost Online Unlimited backup & storage for Personal, Business & Students RepositReposit protects your files easily and robustly and constantly monitors your computer for new files and changes. As soon as new or changed files are detected, Reposit sends them immediately to your online backup. It’s totally secure, easy to use and quick to setup.

Reposit is another reseller of livedrive service.  They are based in the UK and offer unlimited backup for just $5.50/month.  For just $8.50/month you get unlimited backup + 512GB of sync (aka “Briefcase”).

Get a live online drive on your computer! Reposit seamlessly integrates your online storage space into your computer just like a USB stick. Drag and drop, copy, paste, move or delete files or entire folders! Your files are automatically synced across all your computers.

Reposit will change the way you use your iPhone & iPad with the free application! Instantly stream all music and video on any of your computers straight to your device, accessing your entire collection wherever you are!

Access your files, play music and video, view and edit Office documents & more from Reposit web portal. Plus, share your files with friends or co-workers easily and quickly!

A special low cost plan is available to ensure Students have the best and safest tools to help in their educational tasks.

These plans are for Students who require to store increasing amounts of data and who recognises the importance of their data and require a simple, cost effective and secure method of protecting it.
Student accounts are $4 for unlimited backup or $7 if you want to add sync.

 

Personal Plans

Unlimited Backup +
Briefcase – 512GB storage
$8.49pm

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Backup Space

The amount of backup space to store files – can be used for any type of files you want.

Unlimited Unlimited
Bandwidth

The amount of data you can transfer to and from Reposit each month.

Unlimited Unlimited
Transfer Speed

The speed at which you can upload and download from Reposit. We never throttle transfers.

Unlimited Unlimited
Computers

The number of computers on which you can install the Reposit software.

Unlimited Unlimited
Simple, Secure Backup

Constantly backup files from your PC onto Reposit. Set it up once and forget about it.

Web Portal

Personal, secure web page. Log in from any web browser and see your files.

View Files Online

See photos, watch videos, play music and display Office documents from your web portal.

Stream To Your iPhone or iPad

View documents, play music, watch movies from anywhere – streamed to your iPad or iPhone. More info

Mobile Viewer

View your files from your mobile phone. Includes special support for iPhone and Blackberry.

Total Security

Your data is safe, encrypted and backed up in our carrier grade data centres.

Version History

View up to 30 older versions of any file, so you can go back to a previous version if necessary.

Reposit Briefcase

Amount of storage online to keep the files you use most regularly. See the same files on every PC, and access these files online from anywhere.

512GB
Add an L: Drive to your PC

Reposit Briefcase appears as a new drive on your PC, so you can use it just like a normal drive.

Edit Documents Online

Edit Office documents and retouch photos from your web browser from anywhere.

Facebook, Flickr and More

Drag and drop pictures directly to and from Facebook, Flickr, SmugMug and more from our web portal.

One-Click Sharing

Click to share files with anyone via a simple web link – or share files privately with friends, family and colleagues. No more e-mailing large files.

Email to Reposit

Email files straight to your Reposit Briefcase as attachments. Easily upload files from mobile devices or other computers.

FTP Support

Upload and download files from your Reposit account using FTP. Supports FTP resume.

Operating Systems Windows (Mac version as

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Annual Price

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Introducing the new Reposit (Livedrive) App for iPhone & iPad

Stream your entire music, video and photo collection to your iPhone or iPad – wherever you are.

Reposit automatically backs up your music, videos, photos, documents and other files online and makes them accessible from anywhere. Now you can access everything on your computer from your iPhone and iPad.

Your iPhone and iPad now have unlimited storage:

All of your files, wherever you are

No matter how many files you have, you can access them anywhere. Your files are all stored online, so you’re not limited by the size of your device.

View documents and photos on the move

View all of your Office documents, PDF files and photos from your device. Create slide shows of photos to show them to friends and family.

Never sync your music again

However much music you have, it’s all accessible from Livedrive. Stream it straight to your device over 3G and Wi-Fi to listen to whatever you want, whenever you want.

Watch any video, in any format

Your videos stream straight to your iPhone or iPad over 3G and Wi-Fi, whatever format they’re in – no need to convert them to get them to play on your device.

Upload your photos and videos

Photos and videos on your device can be uploaded straight to your Livedrive Briefcase, so that they’re safely backed up and you can access them from anywhere.

Export files into your other apps

Got an e-book reader or office suite on your device? Send files straight from your Livedrive account to your apps to edit and view them on the move.

Additional Briefcase Features for only $3* 1extra a month…

Prices in US Dollars

Prices in UK Sterling

Keep files online or offline
You can keep Briefcase files on your PC so you can access them offline, or you can store files only online to save space on your computer.

Email to Reposit
Email files to your Reposit Briefcase and they’re automatically stored online and synced between your computers.

Works like an external drive
Your Briefcase appears as a new drive on your PC or Mac. You can use your online files just like you would use a USB stick or hard drive.

Facebook, Flickr and more
Send photos straight from your Reposit Briefcase to your favourite social networks – no need to upload your files to each site individually.

Full FTP support
Access all of the files on your Briefcase using FTP – easily upload or download files. Supports FTP resume.

The same files everywhere
Your Briefcase automatically syncs between all of your PCs or Macs. Save a file on one PC and it updates on all of the others in seconds.
Sync files between your computers using Briefcase option
You’ll get all the features of Backup plus all the extra features below. We call it Reposit Briefcase.

View your documents online
Log in to our powerful web portal and you can view your Office documents from your browser. No need to have Office installed!

Play your music anywhere
Our web portal has a built in music player, letting you stream your music straight to your web browser. Browse all of your music by album, artist, genre or year.

Stream your videos
All of your videos can be streamed straight to your web browser – whatever format they’re in. Watch them full screen from any computer, anywhere in the world.

View photos with slideshows
Browse all of your photos with thumbnails, and view them online. Even create slideshows and view your photos full screen.

Share files with one click
Share any file on your Briefcase with one click. Share files publicly, or privately with friends, family or colleagues – no more emailing large files or posting CDs.

Even edit files online!
Files on your Briefcase can be edited from any web browser. Open and edit documents or photos with our built-in web apps and changes are synced to all of your computers!
Stream your music & movies to your iPhone, iPad and Blackberry
With Reposit you can securely access all of your Backup & Briefcase files from any computer, anywhere in the world – all you need is an Internet connection!  Find out more about mobile app …..
Access your files from anywhere
Reposit will change the way you use your iPhone & iPad. Install our free app and you can instantly stream all music and video on any of your computers straight to your device. Access your entire collection wherever you are and never sync with iTunes again!
Backup for just $5.49* a month …..
Safely and securely backup your files online
Reposit automatically backs up your files safely online. It takes just minutes to set up and is so easy to use.

Completely hassle free
Reposit monitors your files as you work, and backs them up as soon as they are saved – so there’s no need to remember to back up.

Easily restore files
Download your files at any time from the web – even deleted files – or restore files easily using our powerful downloadable restore app.

100% secure
Your backups are private and secure. Reposit uses military grade encryption, and your files reside in our state-of-the-art data centres.

Unlimited storage
Your account comes with unlimited storage. So it doesn’t matter how many files you’ve got – we’ll back them all up.

Up to 30 versions of any file
Keeps the past 30 versions of your files, so that you can revert back to them at any time.

Super fast transfers
We never throttles your bandwidth and uses advanced technology to maximise the speed of your uploads and downloads.

Works on Windows, Mac and Mobile
Whether you’ve got a PC or Mac – or both – Reposit works in exactly the same way. New apps available for iPhone and Blackberry.

14 day Trial
Use the 14 day trial free of charge to test the backup and then just login using details supplied and choose package and payment terms. No credit card details needed.

General information

 

What is Reposit?

Reposit is an online storage service, providing two innovative and powerful solutions:

  • Reposit Backup – a very simple, secure and robust online backup solution. Reposit Backup keeps a copy of your files safely online, so that if they are lost or damaged you can retrieve them quickly and easily.
  • Reposit Briefcase – a place to put the files you use most regularly, and access them absolutely anywhere and includes all the features of Reposit Backup. Reposit Briefcase appears as a new drive on your PC, and you can use it just like any other drive, but your Briefcase files are also copied online and you can view or edit them from any web browser. If you install Reposit Briefcase on more than one computer, all of the files are the same on every PC, and changes you make on one machine are replicated across all of your other computers.

Both solutions come with unlimited backup storage space and bandwidth, so you don’t have to worry about how much you’re storing or backing up.

Reposit is powered by and utilises all the benefits of a major online solutions provider called Livedrive.

 

What is the difference between Reposit Backup and Reposit Briefcase?

Reposit Backup is a very simple (yet powerful) online backup solution. You choose which folders you want to backup, and Reposit backup will work in the background to protect the contents of those folders while you work. You can set it up and forget about it.

Reposit Briefcase (includes Reposit Backup) is our flexible and innovative access-anywhere product, that lets you access your files wherever you go, and see the same files on all of your PCs. Reposit Briefcase will change the way that you view files – no longer are they static objects on one computer, but they go with you wherever you go and you never need be without them again.

 

How much does Reposit cost?

Reposit provides two different packages – Reposit Backup and Reposit Briefcase. Reposit Personal Backup is $5.49 per month or $49.99 per year (see options and prices for other plans). Reposit Personal Briefcase is $8.49 per month or $81.99 per year. All payments are via our payment partners Paypal so are fully secure.

There are no charges for storage space or bandwidth. Reposit Backup comes with unlimited backup space and unlimited bandwidth, so you can store as much as you want. See the different storage options for Reposit Briefcase the Personal plan allows you to store up to 512GB. Business plan provides two further options 1TB and 2TB.

Reposit Backup product has a 14 day free trial – you don’t even need to enter a credit card to create your account and it takes seconds to sign up. If you pay up-front for one year’s service you get 2 months free. You can cancel within 14 days and get a full refund – no questions asked.

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Where are my files stored?

Your files are usually stored both on your own computer and in Livedrive’s state-of-the-art data centres. By storing your files in both places you can be sure that you have access to your files and can use them as normal even when you’re not online.

Reposit have built our own data centres, so that we have complete flexibility to make them as secure, responsive and efficient as possible. They use cutting edge, military grade technology to make sure that your data is both safe and highly accessible. Our main data center is in London, UK.

 

What does unlimited storage space mean?

Unlimited storage space means that you can put as much as you want on your Reposit without worrying about it. Many of our customers store hundreds of gigabytes, some store over a terabyte. We don’t limit the amount you backup or the amount you store, nor do we limit the amount you upload or download to the Reposit servers (the bandwidth). You really can use Reposit as much as you want.

 

Do you ever limit bandwidth or transfer speeds?

No – there are not any limits on how much bandwidth you can use each month. Nor are there limits on the speed of your transfers beyond the natural limits of technology – our data centres have super fast connections. Unlike some other providers we don’t punish you for making use of our service by throttling your bandwidth just because you store a lot.

 

How secure is Reposit?

Reposit is very secure. Our data centres use military-grade technology (AES-256 security) to keep your files encrypted and safe. We support SSL transfers between your PC and our servers too, so there’s no risk of people intercepting your data while it is uploaded or downloaded.

All of the data that you put on Reposit is backed up redundantly across multiple locations, so it is fully protected against hardware failure or other damage.

 

Why do I need Reposit?

Over 60% of users have lost irreplaceable data from their computer. The files you store on your computer – photos, music, videos, emails and documents – are increasingly precious, but they’re so easy to lose. Hard drive failure, fire, theft or even just accidental user error can wipe out highly important content in seconds.

Before Reposit you could only back up your data to CDs, DVDs, external drives or even backup tape, but all of this takes effort, you need to remember to do it, and they’re about as susceptible to failure, loss and damage as the PC itself.

Reposit gets rid of this problem completely by providing a simple, secure and robust online backup solution. Just install it, select which folders you want to backup and forget about it. There’s no need to schedule your backups or leave your PC on overnight – it backs up your files as you work. There’s no limit on how much you back up either, so it’s completely hassle free.

Reposit Briefcase takes this one step further by setting your files free and letting you access them wherever you are. See the same files on every computer you use – you can use them just like any other file on your computer, but if you change them, they will automatically change on all of your other PCs. View and even edit your documents online from any web browser anywhere. Even access your files on your go from your mobile.

 

Where can I get a Reposit account?

Just sign up at www.reposit.co.uk. It takes minutes to get a fully featured 14 day free trial.

 

Is there a free version of Reposit?

There is no free version of Reposit, but we do provide a 14 day no-obligation free trial.

 

Can I try out Reposit before buying it?

Yes – click here to sign up for our free 14 day no-obligation free trial.

 

How do I change from a free trial to a paid account?

When you log in to your free trial account you will see an announcement on your Home tab – this announcement explains how to enter your billing details so that when your trial ends you are upgraded to a fully paid account. You won’t have to pay then – you’ll only be charged when the free trial expires.

 

Which operating systems does Reposit support?

The Reposit desktop software runs on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. There is software available for Mac, as a tech preview.

The Reposit web portal can be used by all of the major web browsers, including Internet Explorer 7 or later, Firefox 2 or later and Safari 3 or later. Some features on the web portal require recent versions of Java or Flash.

The Reposit mobile portal can be used by most mobile web browsers, including Opera – just visit http://m.livedrive.com/ on your phone to get started. There is dedicated support for iPhone and Blackberry users, and a free app for iPhone and iPad is available from the iTunes App Store. For more information, see our Mobile FAQs.

 

Can the Desktop Software run from a FAT32 drive?

Drives can be configured in many different formats. Most modern drives are configured in a format called NTFS, but some drives use a much older format called FAT32. Although the Reposit Desktop Software can be configured to store its cache on a FAT32 drive, it is recommended that you use an NTFS-formatted drive instead if possible. This is because the Reposit Desktop Software stores information about your files in a folder on your chosen cache drive, and FAT32 is limited to 15,000 files per folder. This means that if you put a lot of files on your Briefcase, or backup a large number of files with Backup, then the Reposit Desktop Software will stop syncing correctly.

When installing Reposit on your PC, the Desktop Software will try to select an NTFS drive to use by default. If you try to select a FAT32 drive instead, the installer will warn you.

Note that this will not affect the folders that you choose to backup with Reposit Backup. If you want to backup files on a drive that’s formatted in FAT32 then you will experience no problems at all, as long as your Reposit cache is on an NTFS drive.

 

What are the minimum system requirements for Livedrive?

* 1 GHz Intel or equivalent CPU

* 512 MB of RAM

* Windows XP/Vista/7/Server 2003 or Later

* Broadband Internet Connection

* Internet Explorer 7 or higher/Firefox 2.0 or higher/Google Chrome/Safari

* The latest versions of Java and Flash.

 

How can I keep up with news at Reposit?

You can keep up with the latest news at Reposit by visiting our Blog, our Facebook page or our Twitter account. You can also view our service status page to keep track of any planned maintenance.

 

 

 

Reposit Backup

 

What is Reposit Backup?

Reposit Backup is a simple and secure Online backup solution – it keeps a copy of your files safely online, so that if the files are ever lost or damaged you can restore them quickly and easily. Reposit Backup is very easy to set up, and once it’s configured you can just forget about it. Sign up now.

 

What makes Reposit Backup special?

There are many things about Reposit Backup that make it stand out from other backup solutions. Here are just a few of them:

* Extremely easy to set up – our simple step-by-step setup wizard helps you choose which files you want to backup. It literally takes a minute, and once you’re done, you don’t need to worry about it ever again.

* Backs up your files as you work – you don’t need to worry about leaving your computer on overnight, or your backup suddenly starting up at a set time when you’re trying to do something else. You certainly don’t need to remember to do anything. Reposit Backup just silently backs up your files as you work, so as soon as you change a file it’s instantly protected.

* Stored off-site for complete safety – unlike backing up to an external drive, CD or DVD, Reposit Backup copies your files to our secure servers in our carrier-grade data centres. This means that if the worst should happen– fire or theft – your data is still securely backed up in a completely different location to your PC.

* Completely unlimited storage space – you can back up as much as you want with Reposit. You don’t need to worry about your CD, DVD or backup tape being full – it will just keep backing up no matter how much you have on your PC.

* Restore previous versions of files – sometimes a file is not lost or damaged, it’s just been changed in a way you don’t want. Maybe someone made alterations to a file and you need to restore it to a previous version. With Reposit Backup you can – it stores the last 30 versions of any file, and you can download the older editions with one click.

* View your backup files online from anywhere – your backups are not compressed into some obscure format or hidden in a dusty filing cabinet – they’re live online. Simply log in to your secure web portal and view them from anywhere. You can even play your music, view your Office documents, watch your movies and display your photos right from within your web browser!

 

How do I download and install the Backup software?

To download the Reposit Desktop software simply login to your web portal, click on the Account Settings tab and select Software Download. This page will show you how to download and install the latest version – it’s very easy and literally takes minutes.

 

How do I choose which files to backup?

When you first install the Reposit Desktop software the welcome wizard will guide you through selecting the folders you want to backup.

Once Reposit Backup is installed and running, you can add any folder to the backup list just by right clicking on it and selecting Backup with Reposit Backup:

 

 

Reposit will then upload the contents of that folder in the background. In future Reposit will monitor the folder and any files you add or change will be uploaded instantly in the background as you work.

Advanced users can easily manage all of the folders you want to backup by opening the Reposit Settings screen in your Windows Control Panel, clicking on the Services tab and selecting “Select folders and files to backup”. From here you can manually add and remove folders to your backup.

 

When does Reposit Backup run?

Reposit Backup doesn’t run to a schedule – it just works in the background and constantly backs up your files as you work. Therefore you don’t need to keep your PC on overnight or worry about whether the backup ran at a certain time – your files are protected all of the time.

 

How do I schedule a backup?

Reposit Backup does not currently have a scheduled backup option – it constantly protects your files as you work. If you change a file or add a file to the folders that you are protecting, Reposit Backup will instantly upload it without interrupting you.

 

Where can I see the files I’ve backed up?

The files that you’ve backed up are all available from your secure web portal. Login with your Reposit account e-mail address and password, and click on the Backup tab – you’ll be able to browse your files just like you can in Windows. You can download files or folders from here with one click, but you can also do so much more – you can watch your movies, view your Office documents, play your music and display your photos right from within your web browser!

 

What happens if I delete a file from my PC?

If you delete a file on your PC then it is moved to the Recycle Bin in your web portal (even if it isn’t in your Recycle Bin in Windows). It stays here for at least 30 days, so you can restore it quickly and easily. To access your Recycle Bin, login to your web portal, click on the Backup tab and see the Recycle Bin in the left hand navigation.

 

How can I restore multiple files?

Whether you want to restore you files on a new computer or are recovering from an unfortunate incident, Reposit Restore lets your browse your Reposit Backup account, select any file or folder and then restore it straight to your PC, either in its original location or any location you choose. To download and install the Reposit Restore, click here. The installer will take you through everything you need to set up Reposit Restore – it only takes a few minutes!

If you have over 5GB you can contact us to discuss DVD recovery options.

 

Can I get access to previous versions of files?

Yes – Reposit Backup keeps up to the last 30 versions of any file. Login to your web portal, click on the Backup tab and navigate to the file. Double click on the file to view it’s properties – you’ll see a list of historical versions here and can download whichever one you want.

Alternatively, if you are using Reposit Restore, simply right-click on a file and select View Older Versions or select Versions from the toolbar to see a list and restore any historical versions.

 

Can I restore deleted items?

Yes – Reposit Restore even allows you to files you have previously deleted. Simply – change the Default View in the toolbar to Show Deleted Items. It is that easy.

 

Can I edit or delete files online in Reposit Backup?

No – you can’t make any changes to files from the web portal. Reposit Backup is designed to keep an exact copy of what you have on your computer online, so you can’t edit it online.

If you want to the ability to edit, move, delete or rename files online, try Reposit Briefcase – our powerful access-anywhere service. Find out about the difference between Reposit Backup and Reposit Briefcase on our package comparison page.

 

Can I upload files to Reposit Backup online?

No – you can’t upload new files to Reposit Backup online. Reposit Backup is a direct copy of the files you have on your computer. If you want the ability to upload files from anywhere and have them appear on your PC, try our Reposit Briefcase service. For a comparison between Reposit Backup and Reposit Briefcase, see our package comparison page.

 

Can I use Reposit Backup on multiple computers?

Yes – you can install the Reposit Backup software on as many computers as you want. Each computer will appear as a new entry in the Backup tab of your web portal.

 

How do I remove a data from Reposit Backup?

You can easily delete computers from Reposit Backup. Login to your Reposit web portal, and click on the Backup tab. Select the computer you want to delete and click on Remove Computer in the File Management box on the right hand side. The computer will be removed from your Reposit Backup list, and all files contained within it will be deleted. Note that once you’ve deleted a computer from Reposit Backup it cannot be undone – you will not be able to access those files from your Reposit account, unless they are re-uploaded.

When you delete a computer from your Reposit Backup account nothing will happen on your local PC – no local files will be deleted at all.

If you delete a computer from your Reposit web portal but decide to keep using the Reposit Desktop backup software on that PC then Reposit recommend that you run an integrity check to make sure that Reposit re-uploads any files that were removed. To do this, go to your Reposit Control Panel, go to the Advanced Settings tab, select Maintenance and click on Run – Reposit will rescan all of your backup folders and re-upload any deleted files.

 

How do I add Reposit Briefcase to my account?

You can add Reposit Briefcase to your Reposit Backup account very easily. Just send us an email requesting upgrade to Briefcase and we will send you an email to process payment. You will then receive a confirmation email once the briefcase account has been configured.

 

 

 

 

 

Reposit Briefcase

 

What is Reposit Briefcase?

The Briefcase ‘L’ drive is a place to store files for permanent archiving, sharing with friends and family and editing online. Files are accessible through a web browser, FTP or via windows Explorer.

This means you have 24/7 access to your files from any web connected computer, anywhere in the world.

Any files that you add to your Briefcase on one machine will automatically be synchronised with your other PC’s. If you change a file on one PC, the new version will appear on all your other PC’s in an instant! This is the best way of ensuring that you always have a copy of your important files, whether you’re at home or in the office.

 

Why should I use Reposit Briefcase?

Unlimited storage means Briefcase gives you the option to do away with clunky external drives or expensive hard drives. Access your files from anywhere, anytime!

 

What do you get with Briefcase that you don’t get with Backup?

* FTP Access

* File sharing

* Facebook, Smugmug and Flickr integration

* Online editing of your documents and pictures

* An integrated music browser and player

* Web playback for video files

* Mobile Access

 

How can I access my Reposit Briefcase?

Files are accessible through a web browser, FTP or via windows Explorer.

This means you have 24/7 access to your files from any web connected computer, anywhere in the world.

 

How do I get an L: drive on my PC?

Once you’ve activated your Reposit Briefcase and Backup account you will need to install the Reposit Desktop software on each PC you wish the Briefcase to occur.

 

Do I have to have an internet connection to use the L: drive?

An internet connection with an upload speed of at least 1mbps is recommended for optimal running of the Reposit Software.

 

Why doesn’t the L: drive show unlimited space?

Windows cannot connect to Reposit’s back office systems to determine the amount of free and used space. Therefore Reposit imitates the properties of the cache drive.

 

Where are files on my L: drive actually stored?

Reposit works by caching files locally in a hidden system folder (the cache folder) on the cache drive then uploading the file to online storage. The cache drive is a local drive with the largest free disk space and is selected from a choice of local drives when the software is installed the first time. Generally this is the C drive (volume) for most users.

 

What if I don’t want Briefcase files stored on my hard drive, but want them only online?

Launch the Reposit Control panel from the shortcut on your desktop:

Select the ‘Online files’ tab

Configure Reposit using the options in the Automatic file downloading’ box.

The ‘Automatic file downloading’ box allows you to select which files you store both locally & online, and which files remain ‘online only’. The ‘Exceptions’ boxes allow you to configure these settings in detail.

By default, Reposit stores all your files locally and online. To make a file/folder online only, right click on the file or folder and select ‘Do not keep a copy on my computer’ from the Reposit menu.

 

Can I change the drive letter from L: to something else?

The default installation of Reposit will select ‘L’ as your drive letter. If, for some reason, ‘L’ is not available an alternative will be selected automatically. To manually change your drive letter:

Select the ‘Advanced’ tab in the Reposit Control panel

Select the ‘Drive settings’ tab

Choose a drive letter from the drop down list

Click ‘OK’

 

Can I use Reposit Briefcase on multiple computers?

Reposit Briefcase can be installed on as multiple computers at no extra cost.

 

Can I use Reposit Briefcase on my Mac / Linux computer?

Our Mac OS client is currently under development. An official release date has not been set at the moment, but more information will be posted on the website when it will be available. We are aiming to release it soon.

In the meanwhile you may access your LiveDrive from your Mac computer using FTP or the LiveDrive web portal. For more information on FTP, please see this page: http://www.livedrive.com/ftp.aspx

 

How can I see my Briefcase files online?

Login to the web portal at www.livedrive.com/login and select the Briefcase tab.

Your entire L: is replicated here giving you access to all your files and folders from any web connected browser.

 

Can I upload files to my Briefcase from anywhere?

Your personalised web portal has integrated Java and Flash web up loaders. These allow you to upload files and folders to your Briefcase wherever you may be.

 

Can I edit or delete files online?

Files and folders can be deleted via the web browser. Any files or folders that are deleted in this manner will be placed in the online recycle bin. Files or folders deleted by mistake can be recovered via the recycle bin.

Certain file types can be edited using the web plugins.

 

How can I restore a previous version of a file?

Reposit keeps a history of every file on your account, if you need to revert to a previous version of a document, first locate and open the file within your web portal, you will see a version list including the version date and computer that uploaded the file. Once you have located the version you which to rollback to click the ‘Revert’ link, any computers linked to your account will automatically synchronise the selected version of the file.

 

How can I play music from my web browser?

All your MP3 files will be automatically added to the Reposit music Browser. You can search by artist, album or song title and even create a playlist!

 

What are applications and how can I install them?

The web portal allows you to use plugins to edit documents online, any changes you make will be automatically synchronised with any computers linked to your account.

We currently support the following file types:

* Microsoft Word (.doc/ .docx)

* Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt/.pps/.pptx)

* Microsoft Excel (.xls)

* OpenOffice Text Document (.odt, .sxw)

* OpenOffice Presentation Document (.odp, .sxi)

* OpenOffice Spreadsheet (.ods, .sxc)

* Plain text (.txt)

* JPEG Images (.jpg)

 

How can I see my Briefcase files on my mobile?

Mobile access to your Reposit Account via m.livedrive.com or via the iPhone/iPad app. The app is free from the iTunes App Store – just search the App Store for “Livedrive” to download it. For more information, see our Mobile FAQs

 

Can I use FTP to access my Reposit Briefcase?

Both FTP and the Reposit software can be used to access files from your PC like a normal hard drive. However, the Reposit software is significantly faster than FTP and includes advanced features such as caching. It’s also fully integrated with Reposit meaning, for example, you can right click on your files to share them. Reposit recommends using the Windows Desktop Sync software instead of FTP.

More details can be found here www.livedrive.com/ftp

 

Can anyone else see files on my Briefcase?

Reposit uses military grade, AES-256 security to encrypt all communications between a user’s computer and our servers, data stored on your Reposit is backed up on to multiple storage servers at our data centres ensuring your data is fully protected. Our network is protected by enterprise-grade firewalls ensuring that once your data is on our servers only the people you want to access your data can.

 

How can I let others see my Briefcase files?

You can share files via the web simply by navigating to the file or folder you wish to share on your web-portal and selecting share. You will have the option of sharing publicly (so that anyone can access your file via a web URL) or privately with a specific individual. When sharing privately you specify the e-mail address of the person you wish to share with and they will receive a private link in their e-mail to download your file.

You can also share files using the Reposit Desktop Software. Simply open your Reposit by opening My Computer and double clicking on your Reposit, right click on the file or folder you wish to share and select share from the menu.

 

Can I stop sharing a file?

To stop sharing a file or folder, right click on it and select the sharing option from the Reposit menu.

 

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Reposit Desktop Software

 

What is the Reposit Desktop Software?

The Reposit desktop software enables you to change your backup selection, modify settings, adjust bandwidth usage and many other features.

 

Is the software free?

Absolutely. The Reposit desktop software comes free with any Reposit Backup or Reposit Backup & Briefcase account.

 

I have Backup and Briefcase, so do I need two pieces of software?

No – the Reposit desktop software is the same for both Backup and Briefcase users, but just shows different features depending on the type of account you have. If you upgrade your account from a Backup account to a Backup and Briefcase account then the software will automatically display all of the Briefcase features the next time it starts.

 

Where do I get the Desktop Software from?

To download the latest version of the Reposit desktop software, simply login to your Reposit web portal, click on the Account Settings tab and select Software Download. The Software Download page will show you how to download and install the software.

 

How do I know when updates are available?

The Reposit desktop software automatically checks for updates. When a new version is available you will be alerted by the software itself and guided through the simple update procedure. Reposit will usually e-mail customers about a new software version as well.

 

Which operating systems does the software support?

The desktop software is currently only available for Windows, although a Mac version is coming very soon. Users of non-Windows operating systems can replicate some of the features of the desktop software using FTP.

 

I connect through a proxy – how do I set that up?

Proxies can be configured either when installing the software for the first time, or from the software’s control panel. Simply go to your Windows control panel, open up the Reposit settings window, click on the Advanced tab and select “Proxy”.

 

What ports does the Reposit client use?

The Reposit Desktop Software needs to be able to connect out to the Reposit servers on ports 50234 and 50235. If the software is having trouble connecting to Reposit, please ask your network administrator to open those ports.

 

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Reposit for Mac Tech Preview

 

Can I use Reposit on my Mac?

We recently launched a tech preview of Reposit for Mac. This is a very new product, and is being shown to the Livedrive community for their feedback and ideas. It is not yet ready for use with critical files that you have not backed up elsewhere – there may be unexpected behaviour or bugs. However feel free to find out more and try it out – there’s more information on our Mac tech preview blog post. Please note: The Reposit briefcase will not work if you are using a 64 bit kernel

 

Is there a MAC version of Reposit Restore?

Yes – the Reposit Restore technology is built into the MAC client. No separate download required.

 

Why is there a path limit of ~256 characters?

The Mac client uses the Windows client running under Mono (which has this restriction). We are working to change the Windows client to support standard Mac OS X path lengths.

 

Why don’t you support ACL’s, resource forks, symlinks and extended attributes?

This release is focused on document backup (to allow us to release it sooner). We are working to address these limitations for the full release.

 

I’ve quit the Reposit for Mac application and the Briefcase volume icon hasn’t been removed from my desktop?

This shouldn’t happen (it could happen if the Reposit for Mac applications crashes) but if it does right click on the volume icon and select Eject. Alternatively drag the volume icon to the eject icon in your dock.

 

After an update I don’t see any Reposit Finder badges?

If you’ve performed an update you will need to restart for Finder badges to be displayed. If you are running on a 64-bit Intel machine you will need Mac OS X 10.6.3.

 

I notice you have some limited Applescript support?

This is primarily intended for testing but could also be used to automate user configuration (auto complete the setup process). Depending on user feedback we may consider extending this if it would provide useful functionality (please let us know!)

 

Why don’t Reposit service menu items work?

Have you restarted or logged out/in after putting ‘Reposit Client.app’ in your Applications folder?

 

How do I uninstall Reposit for Mac?

Currently we don’t have an uninstaller. This will be addressed. If you wish to completely remove Reposit for Mac remove all files from the following locations (an administrator password will be required for some items).

* /Library/Application Support/Livedrive/

* /Applications/Livedrive Client.app

* ~/Library/Preferences/com.livedrive.livedriveapp.plist

* Cache Directory (contains your cached Reposit files) The following are the default locations for the cached directory (you can configure a different cache directory during the welcome/setup process and with options -> online files).

* 1.0.26.4 ~/Library/Caches/Livedrive/~LD

* 1.0.26.31+ ~/.LD

 

Why do you install tools that run as root?

We install two tools that run as root. ‘updateld’ is used to install and repair the Reposit for Mac software as necessary. ‘finderoverlaytool’ is used to insert the Reposit Finder badging code into the Finder.

 

Wouldn’t this be great if it did…?

Let us know we’d love to find out how you think we can improve Reposit. There’s a dedicated board on our forums where you can submit feedback and talk to other users about the tech preview – just log in to your Reposit account and click on Help then Support Forums. You can also submit your feeback to us at macpreview@livedrivesupport.com. For more information on bug reporting and feedback, see our Mac tech preview blog post.

 

Something’s not working correctly!

Although we don’t officially provide support for the tech preview release, we would love to hear from you if you’re having difficulty, and may be able to provide solutions. Please post in the Mac Tech Preview forum or e-mail us at macpreview@livedrivesupport.com. For more information on bug reporting and feedback, see our Mac tech preview forum.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reposit Mobile App

 

What is the Reposit (Livedrive) Mobile App?

The Reposit Mobile App is a great way to access your files from your iPhone or iPad. It is a free download from the Apple iTunes App store. The app lets you browse your Backup and Briefcase files on the move, wherever you are, and view your documents, play your music or watch your videos – all streamed over 3G or Wi-Fi.

 

How can I access my files if I don’t have an iPhone / iPad?

The Mobile App is currently only available for iPad or iPhone, but you can also access all of your files from our mobile web portal – just log in at http://m.livedrive.com from any smartphone.

 

How do I get the Reposit (Livedrive) Mobile App?

To get the Reposit Mobile App, just search for “Livedrive” in the iTunes App Store. The app is free – all you need to use it is your Reposit account. Once it’s downloaded just open it and it will ask you for your email address and password to get started.

 

What features are available in the mobile app?

The Reposit Mobile App is packed with useful features. The top features include:

* Browse your backups, Briefcase or files that others have shared with you.

* View Office, iWorks, RTF or PDF documents anywhere

* View photos and create slideshows

* Stream all of your music, and browse it by Album, Artist, Genre or Year – even if the music isn’t in iTunes!

* Stream your videos – whatever format they’re in. There’s no need to convert them to an iTunes compatible format first.

* Upload photos and videos straight from your iPhone to your Reposit account.

 

How does caching work on the mobile app?

When you access a file on the mobile app – unless it’s a video or music file that streams straight from Reposit – it is cached locally on your device. This means that when you next want to access it you don’t have to wait for it to download. Once your cache is full, older files that you haven’t used recently will “roll over” and be removed from the cache. If you need more space on your device and want to reduce the cache size, go to Settings and change the Cache Size option – the smaller it is, the less space it will use on your device, but the more likely it is that Reposit will have to download files when you view them.

 

How do I control the speed / quality of video streaming?

You can have complete control over the balance between speed and quality of video playback. For example, if you find that videos are pausing or buffering for too long then you might want to reduce playback quality. To do this just go to Settings and select Video Bandwidth. There are different settings for both Wi-Fi and 3G, so that you can set preferences for these independently.

 

What file formats does the app support?

The app supports a wide range of document, photo, video and music formats – which are growing all of the time. Currently the most common formats accepted are:

* Documents: DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX, PDF, RTF, TXT, HTML, Pages, Keynote, Numbers.

* Video: MP4, M4V, MOV, WMV, AVI, MKV, ASF, DIVX, MPEG, OGM, XVID, FLV, VOB.

* Photos: JPEG, JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP.

* Music: MP3, M4A.

 

Will there be apps for other mobile operating systems?

Yes – they’re on the development list! There are no definitive timescales yet, but we’re hoping to support a wider range of mobile operating systems in near future. When they are released we will announce them on the Reposit Blog and Twitter account.

 

 

 

 

 

Sharing Accounts

 

What are sharing accounts?

When a Reposit user privately shares a file with someone who does not have a Reposit account, Reposit creates a free account called a “sharing account”. The recipient is automatically e-mailed their username and password for this account, and can log in to securely see all of the files that have been shared with them.

Sharing accounts are completely free and are not time limited – the user can log in and see the files shared with them for as long as they want.

Sharing accounts have very limited functionality – sharing users cannot upload new files to Reposit, install the Reposit desktop software or edit files online. Sharing users can upgrade their accounts very easily – simply go to the Account Settings screen and click on Upgrade.

 

Someone shared a file with me and now I have a Reposit account – do I have topay for it?

No – your sharing account is completely free and you can use it for as long as you want to access the files shared with you. However if you want to take advantage of Reposit’s excellent simple, secure backups or access-anywhere features you will need to upgrade to a full paid account. It’s very easy – just go to Account Settings and click on Upgrade.

 

I want to upgrade my sharing account to a full account – can I do that?

Yes – simply login to your sharing account, select the Account Settings tab and click on Upgrade.

 

 

 

 

 

Businesses

 

Do you have a business version of Reposit?

There is no dedicated business version of Reposit at the current time, although there will be one in future. However Reposit in its current form works really well for many businesses, so why not try it out – we have a 14 day no-obligation free trial. Sign up now.

 

Can we use Reposit Backup or Briefcase in our business?

Yes – there are no limits to where you can use your Reposit account, and both Reposit Briefcase and Reposit Backup have some fantastic features for business users.

 

Can Reposit Briefcase support collaboration in an office environment?

Yes – absolutely. For example you can use Reposit as a shared network drive – but one that can be accessed from anywhere. Forget all of the complexities of VPN – just set up a Reposit Backup & Briefcase account, install Reposit Briefcase on all of the office PCs and everyone has a shared L: drive which they can all use wherever they are.

 

Can I use Reposit Briefcase to connect a mobile workforce?

Yes! Reposit is fantastic for mobile workers! If you set up a Reposit Backup & Briefcase account and install Reposit Briefcase on all of your employee’s PCs, then they’ll all be able to see the same L: drive wherever they are. And because Reposit Briefcase stores files locally as well as online, your team won’t have to be online to use or access the files – any changes they make will just be synchronized when they reconnect later.

 

Can I use Reposit Backup to backup my servers?

Absolutely – just install Reposit Backup on your server and you can choose any folders to backup.

 

 

 

 

Troubleshooting

 

I need help – what support do you provide?

Reposit provide 24 hour e-mail support – just e-mail your question to our support team and they’ll get back to you within 24 hours. Our support e-mail address is support@reposit.co.uk

You can also find lots of useful information on this page, our FAQs, and on our blog.

 

I think there is a problem with my Reposit software, what is the first thing I should do?

The Reposit Control Panel has a built in repair tool that detects, and then fixes any problems that may occur.

To run the repair tool launch the Reposit Control Panel from the shortcut on your desktop. Select the Advanced tab and then the Maintenance tab. Now click Run.

The repair tool usually takes around 15 minutes to complete and the machine must be left idle whilst it completes the tool completes the repair.

If your issues persist please send an email to support@lreposit.co.uk with detailed information about your issue.

 

How do I report a problem with the Reposit Desktop software?

If you think you’ve found a problem with the Reposit desktop software, please report it from the software itself. Go to your Windows control panel, double click on the Reposit icon and then select “Report Problem” from the Reposit Account tab:

 

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How can check the Reposit service status?

You can see the Reposit service status, including any planned maintenance, at any time by visiting http://status.livedrive.com

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