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If your friend shares a 500 MB video file with you, the file will count against the space limitation at both ends. Therefore, you will quickly run out of space if you have more than a few people collaborating and sharing files together. See More
The only really good thing it has is that data is self-hosted (i.e. hosted on a server running on your machine with data that are on your machine). If user opens a malicious website that website may create users to access your data ("When registering, http traffic for creating new user on loopback http://127.0.0.1:8888") GetSync.com server receives many (all?) hashes in cleartext when sharing the directory. See More
SyncMate allows syncing data on Mac with almost any device or online account. You can sync data on Mac with Android and iOS devices, Google, Dropbox and iCloud accounts, other Mac computers, mounted and MTP devices, Microsoft services (Outlook and Office accounts). SyncMate syncs contacts, calendar events, media, playlists, folders and allows mounting devices and accounts as Mac disks. See More
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Duplicity uses the rsync algorithm so only the changed parts of files are sent to the archive when doing an incremental backup. For instance, if a long log file increases by just a few lines of text, a small diff will be sent to and saved in the archive. Other backup programs may save a complete copy of the file. See More
Duplicity does not make many demands on its archive server. As long as files can be saved to, read from, listed, and deleted from a location, that location can be used as a duplicity backend. Besides increasing choice for the user, it can make a server more secure, as clients only require minimal access. See More
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