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Master Your Mac by Matt Cone

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Chapter 26. Synchronizing Files Between Computers

You haven’t experienced true frustration until you’ve tried using more than one computer on a daily basis. Keeping your files organized and current on multiple computers is a nightmare! Some people store all of their files on an external drive and carry it around with them. Other people use Dropbox or iCloud to access their files remotely. But those options were never designed for full synchronization—the process of establishing data consistency on multiple devices—and they aren’t capable of synchronizing all of the files between your computers.

For bulletproof file synchronization, you’ll need to use a third-party application called ChronoSync. It compares the files on your computers and then automatically ...

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