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SugarSync Manager

By SugarSync Free to try Editors' Rating

Key Details of SugarSync Manager

  • Access, view, edit, save, transfer, back up, and sync files or folders across multiple devices in seconds
  • Last updated on 07/10/20
  • There has been 1 update within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon
  • Also available on Android, iOS, and Mac

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Editors' Review

shelbybrown Feb 3, 2013

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.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.0.1

  • Updates to identify Public Links with the same name.
  • Improved upgrade experience of the desktop app.
  • Improved client startup speed with no internet connection.
  • Fixed quota discrepancies between desktop app and web app.
  • Desktop app shows a link to the status page when it can't connect.
  • Various UI improvements.

General

Release July 10, 2020
Date Added July 10, 2020
Version 4.0.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None

Popularity

Total Downloads 124,918
Downloads Last Week 1
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Developer's Description

SugarSync enables mobile consumers and professionals to backup, sync, access, and share all their files on-the-go, instantly, and securely from any Mac, PC, or mobile device (including iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Symbian, and Windows Mobile devices). SugarSync users can sync music, photos, movies, and other files in any folder and access and share those files via the cloud, providing a Cloud service that matches the way people currently organize their folders and manage their digital lives. SugarSync's file sharing and collaboration tools also allow users to share any folder or file with a simple URL via social networks, email, and instant messaging.