DropCopy
DropCopy
4.16
4.1
0.0

Share files and folders between OS X machines.

DropCopy overview

DropCopy uses Apple's Bonjour technology to help you to easily and quickly share files and folders between multiple Macs across your LAN. You simply drag your files in the Finder to a drop-zone containing a list of destinations (see screenshot) and drop it on the destination of your choice. This list conveniently disappears when one is not dragging things over it. Also supports clipboard sharing and short text messages.

What’s new in version 4.16

Updated on Jan 13 2022

Version 4.16 (3.0):

Note: The downloadable demo is version 3.0; the version available on the Mac App Store is version 4.16.

  • Restored compatibility for all OS X versions back to Sierra (OS X 10.12.x)
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Information

License

Free

Size

6.2 MB

Downloads

137382

App requirements

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Volcanus
Volcanus
Jan 17 2022
4.16
0.0
Jan 17 2022
0.0
Version: 4.16
WWW-page of this program is http://10base-t.com/site/macintosh-software/dropcopy/
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Jan 12 2022
2.05
0.0
Jan 12 2022
0.0
Version: 2.05
The current version at the Mac App Store is 4.16
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
May 10 2017
2.03
5.0
May 10 2017
5.0
Version: 2.03
Delighted to report 2.03 works on Sierra as it used to do - congrats to dev for updating and producing an app that "just works". Easy transfer between/among devices on same network (MB Air, Mini, iPad, iPhone) with a drag and drop. That's it!
Recommended
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Apr 28 2017
2.02
5.0
Apr 28 2017
5.0
Version: 2.02
Dropcopy can work on Sierra - go to Dev's web page and check out the FAQs - download and install the "headless" version - its 1.8.5 but works on Sierra Everytime you restart, will have to go to Security Preference and allow, but Dropcopy 1.8.5 Headless works on Sierra. VERY happy as Apple's Airdrop just doesn't work on my network. Dropcopy quick and painless and "just works" 5 Stars!!!
Neal
Neal
Oct 10 2016
1.99
0.0
Oct 10 2016
0.0
Version: 1.99
Sierra has broken DropCopy. Needs attention.
GoldonyJohn
GoldonyJohn
Jun 13 2016
1.99
5.0
Jun 13 2016
5.0
Version: 1.99
I love it.
Just-Fred
Just-Fred
Jun 23 2015
1.98
2.0
Jun 23 2015
2.0
Version: 1.98
Lovely concept and implementation. But... It doesn't work for me on two Macs, both running Yosemite (OS X 10.10.3). I run DropCopy on both Macs on the same network, but when I try to transfer a file (a large one: > 3 GB), only 154 KB gets copied to the target machine, and then DropCopy's "landing zone" just dies. The menu bar icon is still present, but there's no indication of activity, and when I quit the app, no warning or message is given about a tranfer in progress. I've read the docs, gone through the support forum (which is read-only), tried a number of different configurations, but nothing works. Since the latest update was posted on June 10, 2015, one would think the developers would include Yosemite support. I'll keep my eyes open for an update that works, but in the meantime, I'm just going to revert to the tried-and-true file sharing built-in that I've used for years.
Pedromator
Pedromator
Apr 24 2014
1.90
4.5
Apr 24 2014
4.5
Version: 1.90
It offers an easy to use way for file-transfering. Does the job very good. It is free.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Dec 16 2013
1.88
5.0
Dec 16 2013
5.0
Version: 1.88
Fails under Mavericks. Mini and Air on same network, each 'sees' the other but nothing ever gets transferred. I have added specific IP address for each machine and even when selecting specific IP address, the file transfer fails with a wide ranging variety of error messages from 'remote host not available' to spontaneous 'file transfer cancelled' etc. Using USB flash drive instead... Happy to send logs to dev (have offered to do so in past) to help solve frustrating proble. App was excellent but reliability has deteriorated over time.
Hervé-5
Hervé-5
Nov 22 2013
1.88
5.0
Nov 22 2013
5.0
Version: 1.88
While I use it only on macintoshes, I bought it very long ago, merely to support them, and have been extremely satisfied continuously since then!
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Oct 20 2013
1.87
5.0
Oct 20 2013
5.0
Version: 1.87
I am using it and I love it! Excellent software to share files between Macs on the same network.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Mar 20 2013
1.86
5.0
Mar 20 2013
5.0
Version: 1.86
Crashes at startup: "Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread Exception Type: EXC_BREAKPOINT (SIGTRAP) Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000000 Application Specific Information: *** __CFTypeCollectionRetain() called with NULL; likely a collection has been corrupted ***" happy to provide crash logs to dev to assist if useful
GeogProf
GeogProf
Feb 6 2013
1.85
5.0
Feb 6 2013
5.0
Version: 1.85
Though I love this app and its developers for keeping it free, I do wish they’d include release notes with new versions.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Dec 3 2012
1.81
5.0
Dec 3 2012
5.0
Version: 1.81
I **really** want to buy this app as it's one I use all the time - when I can. It's so flaky and unpredictable. Sometimes the files transfer in a blink, other times it takes 30-40 seconds to connect before transfer begins. I have deleted all prefs, re-installed, tried the MAS version and the one direct from the developer. I have followed all the troubleshooting tips and spent a lot of time trying to work out why it works now when 10 minutes ago it didn't - without having touched anything. If it were reliable and an app that worked 100%, I would buy it, but until then I won't be paying for it. Happy to send logs etc to dev if there is interest in solving this.
georgh
georgh
Nov 7 2012
1.81
5.0
Nov 7 2012
5.0
Version: 1.81
extremely fast - works over a local network created on the Mac - much better than file sharing!
Cyber
Cyber
Oct 16 2012
1.80
5.0
Oct 16 2012
5.0
Version: 1.80
Found a cross-platform alternative... http://code.google.com/p/dukto/ I still like DropCopy's minimal interface better but this works nicely for those occasional (or not) Mac to PC transfers.
GeogProf
GeogProf
Sep 17 2012
1.80
5.0
Sep 17 2012
5.0
Version: 1.80
Anyone know what changed in v. 1.80?
Higherterrain
Higherterrain
Jul 1 2012
1.78b
0.0
Jul 1 2012
0.0
Version: 1.78b
THe upper most limit is GB. They are going to increase this.
ososX
ososX
Jun 23 2012
1.77
1.0
Jun 23 2012
1.0
Version: 1.77
Useless security breach - Installed on both my MBP and iPad. I was able to transfer files between the two without any security check, not even an approval of the receiving side … TERRIBLE !!! On the iPad the received files are useless as I cannot preview them without the full paid version. Needless to say that I flashed it and I am not recommending it.
anonymous-dingo-653
anonymous-dingo-653
Apr 10 2012
1.77
0.0
Apr 10 2012
0.0
Version: 1.77
I have a question for current users rather than a comment. What do you use this for that cannot be accomplished with DropBox (or other sync/share accounts) and Public Folders on a local network?
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