Swift Share
Swift Share
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Swift Share free download for Mac

Swift Share for Mac

23 November 2013

Easily create file share points across your local network.

What is Swift Share for Mac

Swift Share allows users to easily create file share points across your local network.

Sharing files across your local network just got easier! Swift Share allows the easy creation of both Windows and Mac share points. Take control of Mac OS X's built-in file servers and tweak them to perfection.

Share points are points across the network at which remote users can access your files. Mac OS X gives you one default share point: your home directory. However, if you're anywhere but home, you won't want to be giving everyone access to your entire home directory! Using Swift Share, choose only which folders you share and which users have access.

The power of Swift Share doesn't end at its ability to manage your share points. It also offers unique flexibility to manage users and groups on your system. For instance, create a new group of sharing-only users to access a "Games" folder on your computer.

Swift Share also gives you more than just start and stop controls for the powerful file servers built-in to Mac OS X. Customize nearly one hundred aspects of the Apple and Windows file servers. From user limits, guest permissions, and logging to workgroups, authorization modes, and greetings!

What's new in Swift Share

Version 2.0.7:
  • Bug Fix: Mavericks compatibility.
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J-a-duke
J-a-duke
Oct 10 2012
2.0.2
0.0
Oct 10 2012
0.0
Version: 2.0.2
I don't see the point of this product being $49.95 when I can get Lion Server or Mountain Lion Server add-ons for far less money (19.99 for Mountain Lion). $10 is about right for the price of the product; at least that's what I'd pay for it.
Ned-Scott
Ned-Scott
Jun 28 2009
1.0.8
0.0
Jun 28 2009
0.0
Version: 1.0.8
I bought this a while back and was very please with the purchase. Today I needed to modify some settings that I made who-knows-how-long-ago and found that Swift Share wouldn't work on 10.5, and the developer refuses to maintain it. I guess there goes $20 in the trash.
Macsolu
Macsolu
Oct 31 2008
1.0.7
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Oct 31 2008
0.0
Version: 1.0.7
Keep in mind that this only works with Mac OS X Tiger, aka System 10.4.x.
Syntiq
Syntiq
Jun 12 2007
1.0.2
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Jun 12 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Sounds nice and useful. Too bad its for Tiger only (I´m still on Panther) so I cant try it...
Me2
Me2
Jun 12 2007
1.0.2
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Jun 12 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
KOINGO RULES! ANOTHER FUNCTIONAL EXTENSION OF THE BEST OS ON THE PLANET
Plexihosting
Plexihosting
Jun 12 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 12 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
I like their other stuff, this looks worth a try!
Davidw4806
Davidw4806
Jun 12 2007
1.0.2
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Jun 12 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
This appears to be just what I am looking for to use on my mixed network. I have kids and my wife that use the network all day long. I need a place to keep my work files and my private files without giving access to everyone but limit access to just my wife and I.
star-affinity
star-affinity
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Ok, I will buy it. :)
Brionybob
Brionybob
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
This is extremely handy. Wish I could use it to access the Active Directory stuff on the network at work.
WiZZardP1
WiZZardP1
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
INteresting software. I have used it in the past but I was not ready to beginning using it. Excellent so far. Keep up the good work
(do)
(do)
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
With the release of Windows Vista, it is harder to share files from Mac to PC. This tool should help make that process a little less stressful.
Aetintin
Aetintin
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
This looks to be a well put together UI simplifying tha task of filee sharing across OSs
Eyetoeyerob
Eyetoeyerob
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
To those who ask about the comparison to the free SharePoints - I've used it for years, but after a trial of Swift Share, it looks to be just as powerful, but with a better user interface. It looks like it will be considerably easier to use.
Itbedave
Itbedave
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Ah...missed it by that much! ;)
Delarue
Delarue
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Been using this since a while, works fine.
Itbedave
Itbedave
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
I just found out about this app and EUREKA - there's a deal on it! What luck! I've needed something like this at home for my wife - who has a PC laptop from work and needs to share with my all Mac home network easily (and affordably.)And now it looks like this will be a great way to share files with a group of admins from my local collectors club. Looks like a great app - and I can't wait to get into it more!
Macfevre
Macfevre
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
I've used the beta and found the app to be helpful. Not much in Help department or any kind of manual, but good none-the-less.
Dinh
Dinh
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Its always tough when there is a free version that does the same thing... Or supposedly does. Will have to try them both now.
Elcid88
Elcid88
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
5 star program
Jayhoward
Jayhoward
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Will be buying an ultra-portable notebook, however as I got tired of waiting for Apple to release theirs, it will be a Windows PC. This should make it easier to share files with iMac at home.
Tprit
Tprit
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
This little app is pretty rockin'. If you're managing mixed platform environments, it makes things much, much simpler. Highly recommended.
Pmalos
Pmalos
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
The UI seems more refined than SharePoints, but I like how SharePoints installs as a Prefs panel. A tossup.
Rare
Rare
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Small correction: SharePoints is not free; it is Donation-ware. If you like it, you are requested to make a donation to support development. My first impression of SwiftShare is that it has a better UI. It is also interesting to be able to see *all* of the Users and Groups. It would be helpful if someone (perhaps the developer of Swift Share?) could prepare a chart or review comparing Swift Share with SharePoints.
Drdennis
Drdennis
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Don't miss this one! At $20 it is a major bargain but at $9.95 it is literally a steal. This program addresses many needs of networked homes and even very small businesses who don't operate Mac OS X server. It presents a nearly identical interface and functionality to Mac OS X Server System Admin and Directory Services making a LAN so much easier to manage. In doing so, you will derive even more functionality from your network. Buy it now, it's the bargain of the month if not the year!
Vivagoa
Vivagoa
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
I like the fact that file sharing with windows is also an option what about File sharing with Ubuntu?
Win2mac
Win2mac
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Wow. Didn't know there were so many settings to sharing on the Mac. I am a Windows switcher. This app will help immensely. Thanks.
Macmansc
Macmansc
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Another app did something similar, but I'm beginning to use this type of feature more and more. I'll try and probably buy this today.
qb
qb
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
I downloaded and tried the demo. Very useful for my home with several Mac and PCs on a network and a large family to keep in check.
MaestroJAL
MaestroJAL
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
I like the idea of this. I don't want to share everything to everybody and I use a lot of different networks. Kudos to the developer.
George-The-Flea
George-The-Flea
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
I have to admit, this does look like a nice little utility.
bill-4
bill-4
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
I didn't know this existed for OSX. Exactly what I needed. Thanks.
Ldenning
Ldenning
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Just what I've been needing for my network.
Shiskbob
Shiskbob
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
This area of networking and securing my hard-drive has always been a challenge for me to understand and setup manually. I hope Swift Share will make it easier. Koingo does shareware proud.
Me2
Me2
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Koingo does it again: worthwhile software for Mac that functions!
Yrm
Yrm
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
I'll give it a try - maybe it's a good addition to my toolset ...
Vishal
Vishal
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Well, what a coincidence. Just yesterday i was setting up my home network with windows and macs and was looking for some tweaks. I couldn't figure out something as simple as sharing apecific folders within my home directory. I guess swiftshare is the answer. The timing couldn't be better.
bleepnik
bleepnik
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Nice of Koingo Software to debut their application at a discount. Played with the beta a bit, and this one looks to be another winner. It's not rocket science to get files shared between a Mac and a Windows box on the same network, but Swift Share makes the task simpler, providing more flexibility and control than the OS does.
Audionx
Audionx
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
this kind of sharing is making it a lot easier and I do not have to hide anything before sharing... ;-)
Tomrakewell
Tomrakewell
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Do I need this if I own MacPilot. Share point facilities have just been added there, so I guess this app is just a spinn off ...
Modops
Modops
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
I'll definitely download the trial and see what's what. Sounds interesting.
Timomacupdate
Timomacupdate
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
hmm..last comment got truncated... his app sounds like exactly what i've been looking for. got home office connected wirelessly to workshop in back. need to share/update files with certain people/users in certain departments. if it works as described it will be a tremendous timesaver.
Hinching
Hinching
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
An excellent deal on such a useful product.
Kuphd
Kuphd
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Sharepoints does exactly the same thing just as easily for $19.95 less. That would be $0. Why re-invent the wheel on this one?
Elsie
Elsie
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
been looking for a little app like this! thanks...
rwebber
rwebber
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
This is really a great application. It does what it does well.
Simonbein
Simonbein
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Here's my first post; SwiftShare seems to be exactly what I need since I'm on the road a lot and need access to my files without turning on full User folder access.
Kagaminoko
Kagaminoko
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Makes sharing files over the network too easy.
Jimmysmits
Jimmysmits
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Dead simple way to set up share points. Even though 80% of the default values will be used, the program shows all of them all of the time so it could be somewhat intimidating to the average user. Perhaps 'simple' and 'advanced' views? Help file needs a lot of work. This program is about the best way to set up share points.
dennispipper
dennispipper
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
This tool is great for anyone who wants to share files on their network. I've been using FolderShare, but this looks even better!
Hollyhock
Hollyhock
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Great tool for people like me who understand little about networks and still need to share files across machines.
Macsamurai
Macsamurai
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
much easier in what sense?
Vjl
Vjl
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
I've used Sharepoints, and I've purchased SwiftShare [just last week]. I find SwiftShare *much* easier to use, and it has quite the number of features. I'm a text kind of guy, but the ability to easily mess with the smb.conf file has made this program well worth the money. Perhaps Leopard might make this not as useful, but for me, this software is quite useful and not owning OS X Server edition, I find it quite a useful tool. This company makes some other great software too, and they are very good at support.
Macsamurai
Macsamurai
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
and sharepoints is free
Ldnyc
Ldnyc
Jun 11 2007
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 11 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
I don't see the benefit of this over SharePoints?
Macmaxpr
Macmaxpr
Jun 3 2007
1.0
0.0
Jun 3 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0
It looks awesome. SharePoints is another similar product (free) but has stayed behind and is not as easy and powerful as this one. The only thing I regret is that it was not available 2-3 years ago. I believe Leopard will finally fill the need/gap and this product won't be necessary anymore... unless you stay in Tiger or an older OSX. Too bad. Hope someone not moving to Leopard can use it.
$49.95
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  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later

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