Last updated: July 3, 2022
You want to store your files which you can access from anywhere, or share files with your family or return them accessible to everyone on the Internet ?
Today there are quite a few different services to do this like DropBox, MEGA or Google Drive. Unfortunately, these have space restrictions.
Resilio Sync offers an alternative: your files are not on a saying server, but on your computer. A unique key allows your friends to have access to it.
With the Resilio Sync app, you will be able share files that you want online: something to make it even more interesting!
You can share any file or folder stored in a sync folder with anyone using a unique key.
How does Resilio Sync work?
To do this, shared files and folders use Torrent's P2P technology, you synchronize one or more folders with your friends by giving them a unique secret key. your friends will just have to install the program and type in your key.
Resilio Sync is a very handy apps. It is available for Windows, MacOS, IOS and Android. The only downside to this app is that your computer will need to be turned on for your contacts to have access to the folders.
How to use Resilio Sync?
- First of all, start with download the Resilio Sync application. During installation, it is recommended to check the 4 boxes to allow better integration of the service into your IT environment.
- In the next window, enter the secret key that a friend sent you or the one that you generated from another computer. if it is first use, make standard configuration and validate. Find the folder you want to synchronize with the Browse button and click Next.
- The secret key corresponding to the folder you want synchronized is then generated. You can do Copy to easily send it to a friend by email. By clicking Next, the program will explain a little about the concept of sharing. At the end, the main window will appear.
From now on, all the files that you will put in your shared folder will be available online.