Backup Photos and Videos From Your Phone (Video)

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Photos and videos take up a lot of space on our phones, especially with the resolution increasing with each new device that comes out. Typically when we think of backing up our files, it involves uploading them onto a cloud service.

File Sync for the “Nomad Worker”

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Getting work done these days can often include little more than a laptop. It’s helped give rise to the nomad worker, an individual who’s not tied to a central location – working wherever it makes best sense (maybe they’re a freelancer, a remote worker, or self-employed). In this scenario, when a person does work anywhere/everywhere, […]

Creative Agency (Singley + Mackie) x (BitTorrent Sync)

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Matt Singley is the CEO of Singley + Mackie, a creative digital agency based in Los Angeles with associates around the world: When I co-founded our agency in 2010, one of the core values we established right away was to let our employees and contractors be “intellectually green”, which often includes working remotely instead of in a central office. […]

All Your Folders, Across All Devices (Video)

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When you create an account in the cloud, all your folders and files become instantly available across your personal devices; it’s quite convenient. Recently, we rolled out a new feature in Sync to make this available, in a fully private manner.

Syncs on a Plane: a no-Internet Use Case

One of the most amazing features of BitTorrent Sync is how easily it works over local networks (LAN), and therefore how it’s able to continue to function even without Internet access. Flying through the air in a metal tube is pretty amazing too, but what about a scenario that brings Sync’s local network capabilities to today’s business […]

Sync Stories: How a PhD Manages His Research Data

Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for BitTorrent Sync and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: Mark Wolf, a PhD candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago, shares how he keeps his research work synced across devices (to be accessed […]

A Future Without Ports

As demonstrated with Apple’s latest MacBook design, we’re quickly moving to a future where everything is not only wireless, but portless. Over-the-air transfers are the norm right now for smaller files whether your recipient is across the room or across the country. Try to remember the last time someone gave you a single image or […]

Sync Stories: Battling Cervical Cancer in Haiti

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Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for BitTorrent Sync and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: Team Live Longer is using mobile technologies to diagnose and early detect cases of cervical cancer in Haiti, an approach that delivers a survival rate of […]

Sync Stories: Why I Manage My Media Files Without The Cloud

Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for BitTorrent Sync and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: Hobbyist filmmaker Dane York shows he manages different media files via Sync, and the benefits of a cloudless tool.

Farago Design Uses BitTorrent Sync on Nook Video Shoot

Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for BitTorrent Sync and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: Peter Farago of Farago Design shares how his team uses Sync to work effectively together on very large, shared assets.

Syncing Mac OS X Folders and Sub Folders

In today’s post, tech writer TJ Luoma shares how he uses Sync to set up the folder structure on his Mac, keeping things like his ~/Library/LaunchAgents/ and ~/Library/QuickLook/ folders synced.

Gamers: Sync Your Game Saves Across Devices

I love playing video games, pretty much everywhere. Whether it’s computer, console, or handheld, I am an avid games player and am always juggling two or three titles at once. That’s what I love about using Steam — it keeps my library of (great, mostly indie) games all in one place, downloadable to any authorized […]

Personal Clouds Made Easy

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Everyone has heard of the cloud. Whether it’s from online services you use or hacking scandals, the cloud is more and more becoming a part of everyone’s vocabulary. Naturally, now that even your parents and grandparents have started to understand what the cloud is, we’re starting to talk more about the alternative: going cloudless and […]

Sync Stories: Video Design Firm Tackles Big Files

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Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for BitTorrent Sync and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: Luke McKibben of Lukrative Visual shares how Sync helps him work effectively with massive files, creating a suitable workflow and backup system.

5 Ways A Designer Can Use Resilio Sync

As an Art Director for BitTorrent, I look for tools that help remove any technical barriers to the creative process – for my team and me. As creatives, we have some particular needs, given our work involves things like having to manage huge file sizes and keeping special folders – such as fonts and icon […]

Sync Stories: A Backup System Fully In Your Control

Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for BitTorrent Sync and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: David Capps, product development manager at Keystone Software, shares how he uses Sync to backup personal files via a work laptop, home PC and Web server, […]