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#1 Shaun of the Seven

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 06:14 AM

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BitTorrent has released a new Sync application that works exactly like Dropbox and Skydrive, except for the fact that there's no cloud involved, and no third-party has access to one's files.

Other advantages are that transfers are faster and there are no storage limits!

The Sync app is available for Windows, OSX and Linux. You will have to fill a small form to participate in the alpha testing.



#2 R@6271M3

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:32 PM

Where my data will be stored? In others PCs, encrypted?



#3 molotovich

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 12:09 AM

Where my data will be stored? In others PCs, encrypted?

If i am right, you will be providing the space, it's on your own pc's / devices.

 

But without cloud access, THERE IS NO CLOUD, is just filesync between pc's (or direct transfers thorugh peers) 



#4 SurB86

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 11:22 AM

The Windows version is only 500 KB in size and it sync your files through peer-to-peer (p2p) protocol. If your other PCs are on local network, it will use LAN for faster transfers.

 

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#5 ~{/^OoMoO^\}~

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 11:08 PM

Isn't it like syncing shared folders with Hamachi?



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