Corner Geeks 11: SugarSync


SugarSync Website

  • Free 5GB with┬áno file size limit (source)
  • SugarSync’s comparison page
  • Main Sections
    • Synced Folders: select which folders which are to be available for syncing with other devices (can select any folder on computer and use SugarSync manager to select with folders to Sync with)
    • Magic Briefcase is the Dropbox folder. Anything in it will be synced to all computers with it installed
    • Web Archive: web backup but not available to sync
    • Mobile Photos: photos from mobile devices
  • Upload by email
  • Good sharing: can share within app itself. read / write access
    • Selectively share any file
    • Share folder
      • Photo gallery (to public)
      • File structure (to SugarSync users)
  • Web Client available
  • Mobile Client applications are pretty full featured:
    • Can share folders / files straight from the device
    • Ability to manually sync folders/files to the device: good if going offline
    • Added bonus: Android does background photo upload and syncing.
  • Cons: Versions only 5 previous versions
  • Availability: Windows, OS X (No Linux), iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch), Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Symbian
  • 500MB referral bonus (free account) or 10GB if referral to paid subscriptions of 30GB or more with no limit (source)
  • Cheaper than Dropbox (SugarSync plans vs Dropbox plans)
    • 30GB @ $4.99/month or $49.9/year
    • 60GB @ $9.99/month or $99.99/year
    • 100GB @ $14.99/month or $149.99/year
    • 250GB @ $24.99/month or $249.99/year
SugarSync - Webclient
SugarSync Webclient
SugarSync - WebClient - Sharing
SugarSync WebClient Sharing