MacDropAny – Sync Any File or Folder to Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud Drive


Dropbox is a household name for files and folders syncing needs. If you use this app to sync your files and folders, you shall know that it creates a folder called DropBox for you, and all the files and folders stored in that path will be synced.

MacDropAny - Sync Any File or Folder to Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud Drive

What if you want to sync any existed file or folder, but not move them to the specific DropBox folder? You will find that DropBox can’t do this for you. In fact, even Google Drive or iCloud Drive also can’t do this. In summary, all the main-stream file syncing service ask you to put the files to the specific folder.

To those ones who are good at organizing their files, this kind of file syncing service disturbs their strategy. Not to mention the software like DEVONthink, in the new version, it even no longer supports savings its database files in the cloud synchronization folder.

Therefore, there indeed exists the needs for syncing any file or folder in your computer. That’s how MacDropAny borns.

Installing and launching MacDropAny, you will find the interface is simple. Following the on-boarding animation, you only need 3 steps to sync any folder to cloud.

  1. Choose the folder you want to sync.
  2. Choose the file syncing service you are using.
  3. Choose the target folder you want to sync the local folder to, then click “Sync”.

MacDropAny steps

Now I will make an example. Suppose I want to sync the folder “Investment & Financing” and I am using Dropbox.

At first, I need to choose the “Investment & Financing” folder in MacDropAny.

Second, I need choose Dropbox from Sync Services list. From the list, we can figure out that this app supports almost all the main-stream cloud sync services.

Finally, I need to choose a target folder on Dropbox to sync the “Investment & Financing” folder. In the example, I choose “/Users/********/Dropbox/Documents”.

You can download MacDropAny from its official website for free. If you like this app, you can donate to the developer.

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