Syncronise files on two Apple computers


I have an iMac and a MacBook which I need to be synchronised. I need the files on the desktop and in my documents folder to be the same on both machines.

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Sigurdur ArmannssonDesigner Commented: is great for syncing folders between two computers. Besides it gives you access to your files through a browser too and an offline backup. This link will give you 2.25 GB of free space on and you can pay a fair price for more space.

Another solution would be something like ChronoSync ($40,

It's very flexible sync/backup program which I can recommend.

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+1 Dropbox. Start there, its great on OS X and you'll be synced without having to do anything!
Two commercial synching option for Mac OS X are ChronoSync and Decimus Synk both give you many options.

A command line open-source solution would be rsync, which is included in OS X. /usr/local/bin/rsync is the default install location. If you install MacPorts the location is /opt/local/bin/rsync. rsync has many options for local & remote syncing. It can be used with ssh for remote sync to another machine with rsync installed for secure transfer. The project homepage is http:// There are some GUI front ends for it too.
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