iClouDrive
iClouDrive
1.18

4.4

iClouDrive free download for Mac

iClouDrive1.18

20 April 2013

Sync files between your Macs using iCloud, like iDisk.

Overview

iClouDrive is the easiest way to use your otherwise unused iCloud storage space for syncing files between your Macs.

iCloud's predecessor, MobileMe, had a feature called iDisk which allowed you to easily sync files between your Macs. For some strange reason, Apple killed this great feature when iCloud was released. iClouDrive brings this great feature back to your Macs, by creating a folder on your computer which is seamlessly synced using your iCloud account.

iClouDrive works in English, Spanish, French and German.

What's new in iClouDrive

Version 1.18:
  • Fixes a bug which rendered the English version inaccessible.

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How would you rate iClouDrive app?

15 Reviews of iClouDrive

5
Buhbye
10 November 2012
Version: 1.0

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Appears to work just fine -- eerily fine. If it's so easy to enable this, why the heck did Apple take it away? It's the one thing I miss from MobileMe.
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B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
29 June 2013
Version: 1.18
No, this version doesn't fix the failure to work in the English version. I don't know what the developer did, but he didn't fix it.
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Berniedahl
12 June 2013
Version: 1.18
Simply doesn't work. I checked to see that "anywhere" is selected in security and that "Documents and Data" is selected in iCloud but many don't show up. Great idea and I wish this young man success.
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Derekcurrie
13 May 2013
Version: 1.18
Booting iClouDrive the first time on OS X 10.7.5 is impossible without first turning Gatekeeper OFF. This is because Sebastian, the developer, is not a paying official Apple Developer and therefore does not have any security certificate in his app. Hopefully, donations will help out in this respect. Don't forget to turn Gatekeeper back ON again after you first run iClouDrive. (Gatekeeper is found in the Security and Privacy system preferences. Click the 'General' tab and change the radio button setting to 'Anywhere', then approve the change. You can leave this window open while you boot iClouDrive and perform the setup. Then turn Gatekeeper back to either of the two safety settings when you're finished). As to whether iClouDrive actually WORKS on 10.7.5 after the setup, I have found no verification. I'm sitting here waiting for something to sync via iCloud from my 10.8 machine to my 10.7.5 machine with no luck. The syncing should be rapid but I'm getting nothing. This is even after a reboot of the 10.7.5 machine. If I do get it to actually work, I'll make another post here.
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4.5
Frankvh
07 December 2012
Version: 1.16
Sebastian found a way around my original problems, due to some Finder bug. Developer is very helpful!
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2.5
Frankvh
04 December 2012
Version: 1.16
I would love to give a 5-stars rating, but what I really miss is the opportunity to move files at the receiving computer from the icloudrive to another folder. Than it will proof a very handy shortcut to move files between computers. Now the only way to get around it, is to delete it from the icloudrive and move it from the trash to another folder.
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5
Ooshnoo
04 December 2012
Version: 1.16
Very good app. A nice alternative to Drop Box. A menubar item for quick access would be nice, but nonetheless...nice work!!!!
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5
Garyi
16 November 2012
Version: 1.11
Really good. I would be happy to pay a few bucks for some sort of progress meter in terms of uploads/downloads with a simple acknowledgement of space remaining. Great work though.
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5
Jazzyguy
15 November 2012
Version: 1.11
This is great on Mountain Lion 10.8.2. Both of my Macs that have Mountain Lion are running great with this app. The original MacBook Air with Lion 10.7.5 and its clone can't use this app and I have written the Developer. The iCloud in System Preferences is configured properly and all items shown are ready for synchro. I am awaiting advice from the developer. In the meantime I have to give this app 5 stars for its Magical work on my 10.8 Macs. I wish I could run this app on Lion. Just to make sure I used DiscWarrior and repaired permissions on the Original MacBook Air with Lion to no avail.
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5
Jakob-joergensen
14 November 2012
Version: 1.11
Is there any way to make Spotlight search this folder. Fab simple app! It the idea which is perfect!
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B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
14 November 2012
Version: 1.1
It should be noted that in order to use iCloud Drive and MacDropAny you have to set Gatekeeper to Anywhere, which effectively eliminates the security it otherwise provides. The reason, as described in Apple Help is that "The app’s code does not match the original code that was signed." I contacted the author asking for clarification and a fix, if one is possible. I'll post again here if I he responds.
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5
Forn
14 November 2012
Version: 1.1
My comments? Thank you. Good work!! Really appreciate it.
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Revco
14 November 2012
Version: 1.1
REQUIREMENTS Mac OS X 10.6 or later Apple's iCloud isn't available on 10.6.
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5
Dana-Sutton
10 November 2012
Version: 1.0
I've already been playing around with User>Library>Mobile Documents and concluded that it functions exactly like the local Dropbox folder on my Mac, so that anything in it gets uploaded to iCloud and becomes accessible to any other Mac signed in to the same iCloud account. It's possible for a user to use that folder directly, but iClouDrive makes it a lot easier for people who don't want to go digging around in Library stuff. I keep my most critical files in one folder on my Mac and can set ChronoSynch to do scheduled backups to the copy of this folder in my iClouDrive folder, so I'm pretty much home free. The only better thing would be if somebody would cook up a utility similar to MacDropAny for Dropbox which would create symbolic links to the iClouDrive folder, so that any changes I make in my critical folder would get uploaded to iCloud on the fly. You must realize, however, that the critical limitation of this whole business is that it only works on Macs, there's no way to access this Apple-unauthorized data on a mobile device. Nevertheless, it's a great way to share data between Macs and also to do off-site backups, never a bad idea. In fact, redundancy fans can now use iCloud and Dropbox for duplicate offsite backups.
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5
Buhbye
10 November 2012
Version: 1.0
Appears to work just fine -- eerily fine. If it's so easy to enable this, why the heck did Apple take it away? It's the one thing I miss from MobileMe.
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4.5
Saeran
10 November 2012
Version: 1.0
Great app. Makes it easy for me to sync things between my macs. You can never have too many cloud storage services (especially if you don't want to pay). I did have some problems creating the folder in a folder other than my home folder.
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