Automatically sync the changes made to project files, like text items, documents and images, by multiple people, and revert a file to any point in its history.
- License :GPL
- OS:Windows All
- Publisher:Hylke Bons
SparkleShare is a file sharing utility designed specifically for helping you create a folder on your computer where you can add remotely hosted folders (‘projects’). Projects are automatically synced for both the host and all your peers whenever someone adds, removes or edits a file.
You should know that this is not a backup tool where you can store all your photo or music collection.
Initial configuration settings
In order to access the program’s features, you need to provide information about your name and email address. These details can be viewed only by team members.
A tutorial is displayed when your run the tool for the first time, highlighting the main features of the application and how you can make the most out of them.
It automatically generates a unique client ID which can be used for linking the current computer to a host. Last but not least, you can run it at Windows startup.
Look for SparkleShare in your system tray
You can find the utility running quietly in the system tray area without disturbing your work. Its status icon allows you to monitor the data syncing progress, quickly access your projects, as well as view the latest changes.
SparkleShare creates a special folder on your computer where you can keep track of all your projects. You can add a hosted project by specifying the location, namely your own server, Bitbucket, Github, Gitorious or Planio. Plus, you need to specify the address and remote path for each location.
The best part about working with this tool is that all files added to your project folders are automatically synchronized with the host and team members. Plus, it is able to revert a file to any point in its history.
All things considered, SparkleShare provides a simple and efficient software solution for helping you automatically sync the changes made to project files, like text files, documents and images, by multiple people.