SugarSync Manager

SugarSync Manager

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
2.7
out of 129 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.4.0
  • Total Downloads:
    121,601
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 19, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    18.29MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    29
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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The name SugarSync Manager might conjure up images of a pimply teen sullenly manning a pinktacular technology-themed candy store, but the reality is far more pleasant: SugarSync is an online storage, sync, and sharing service, and SugarSync Manager is its software client. (Yes, the client is the "manager.")

SugarSync works similarly to other top software in its category--users install the free SugarSync Manager on any computers and devices they wish to connect; they select the folders that they want it to back up and/or sync online; and then SugarSync automatically keeps their data up-to-date and synced on all devices. For example, any changes, deletions, or additions to your laptop will appear automatically on your work computer, if you choose to connect the two.

SugarSync also allows users to store music, video, and personal files online and use them whenever they have Internet access (which is almost everywhere these days). The software works with most mobile devices, including Apple, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Mobile. The basic service is free and comes with 5GB of online storage. Users requiring more storage space can upgrade to one of SugarSync's premium plans.

A registered account--including active e-mail address, name, and password--is required to use SugarSync. When the program starts you'll be prompted to sign in or sign up and choose a plan--most users will pick the free 5GB version (it's easy to upgrade later if you want). A user-friendly wizard then walks you through each step of the setup process that involves choosing which folders to back up online and sync to other devices.

By default, SugarSync Manager selects all of the system's files, which will almost certainly require more than 5GB for most users. But a tree-style view lets users easily select or uncheck folders they do and don't want to sync. It's also possible to include a folder and exclude subfolders, which is a nice option. A Windows system-tray menu provides access to quick actions or accessing the full manager software. Users can also log in to My SugarSync to manage account and data online.

SugarSync works well with a user-friendly interface and setup process that rivals the best in its category.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.0

    out of 2 votes

    • 5 star 1
    • 4 star 0
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 1
  • All Versions

    2.7

    out of 129 votes

    • 5 star 34
    • 4 star 12
    • 3 star 12
    • 2 star 22
    • 1 star 49
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1 stars

"Customer Service Stinks"

May 04, 2015  |  By Peter Pensotti

 |  Version: SugarSync Manager 3.4.0

Pros

It worked.

Cons

Customer Service
Billing Policies
Slow

Summary

I used SS for 3 yrs, enjoyed it while I had it, but tried to cancel after 2 days into my renewal and found out they will not stop billing you, will not prorate your service, so now I just paid $50 for nothing, feels like they are stealing from their customers. This is really frustrating and shows they just don't care about service only about short term profits. Very Dissatisfied.

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5 stars

"most flexible sync and backup solution"

March 10, 2015  |  By otuzakbear

 |  Version: SugarSync Manager 3.4.0

Pros

Allows you to sync just the folders you want. Has a great iOS application that is full featured.

Cons

Slightly more expensive than other solutions but reflects the features it has vs. competitors like dropbox.

Summary

excellent tool. very easy to use.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.4.0
Version 3.4.0 enhances SugarSync folder management by providing a tree view of the sub-folders that can selectively be excluded (and re-included).
General
Publisher SugarSync
Publisher web site http://www.sugarsync.com
Release Date February 19, 2015
Date Added February 19, 2015
Version 3.4.0
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Backup Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 18.29MB
File Name SugarSyncSetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 121,601
Downloads Last Week 29
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations 30-day trial
Price Free

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