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Version Control with Subversion, 2nd Edition by Brian W. Fitzpatrick, Ben Collins-Sussman, C. Michael Pilato

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Client Interoperability

All WebDAV clients fall into one of three categories: standalone applications, file-explorer extensions, or filesystem implementations. These categories broadly define the types of WebDAV functionality available to users. Table C-1 gives our categorization as well as a quick description of some common pieces of WebDAV-enabled software. You can find more details about these software offerings, as well as their general category, in the sections that follow.

Table C-1. Common WebDAV clients
SoftwareTypeWindowsMacLinuxDescription
Adobe PhotoshopStandalone WebDAV applicationX  Image editing software, allowing direct opening from and writing to WebDAV URLs
cadaverStandalone WebDAV application XXCommand-line WebDAV client supporting file transfer, tree, and locking operations
DAV ExplorerStandalone WebDAV applicationXXXJava GUI tool for exploring WebDAV shares
Adobe DreamweaverStandalone WebDAV applicationX  Web production software able to directly read from and write to WebDAV URLs
Microsoft OfficeStandalone WebDAV applicationX  Office productivity suite with several components able to directly read from and write to WebDAV URLs
Microsoft Web FoldersFile-explorer WebDAV extensionX  GUI file-explorer program able to perform tree operations on a WebDAV share
GNOME NautilusFile-explorer WebDAV extension  XGUI file explorer able to perform tree operations on a WebDAV share
KDE KonquerorFile-explorer WebDAV extension  XGUI file explorer able to perform tree operations on a WebDAV ...

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