Do you own a Mac and have an iPhone or an Android phone or Windows Mobile Device or simply a Nokia S40 device, a Sony PSP, and multiple USB flash drives. Now, you must be thinking, how in the world do you keep these devices in sync? There is a very good sync solution for your Mac that will allow you to keep multiple devices in sync at the same time.
SyncMate is a multifunctional synchronization tool that allows you to synchronize your Apple Mac computer with Windows Mobile devices, Nokia S40 mobile phones, other Mac or Windows computers, USB drives, PSP, Google accounts, and online storage. It is available in both Free and Expert editions.
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SyncMate Free Edition enables you to sync Address Book and iCal between your Mac and supported devices and accounts. With the Expert Edition, you can sync iTunes, iPhoto, Safari and Firefox Bookmarks, Entourage and Mail notes, To Do lists, and even separate folders between your Mac and Windows Mobile devices. It lets you create, send, delete, and search through SMS and install any .cab files to your Windows Mobile right from your Mac.
We tested SyncMate Expert, and found it very easy to use. It is a very reliable sync solution that offers AutoSync option which lets you set various parameters of automatic synchronization for any of supported devices. You can sync Folders between Mac and USB flash drive, other Macs, Sony PSP or Windows PC in real-time, i.e. once you have changed any data in your Mac or connected device, it will be synced immediately.
SyncMate 2.6 has added support for Bonjour. You can now sync music, video, and images between a Mac and a PC. It is now also possible to import a folder with images or music/video from the synced device directly into an iPhoto album or iTunes playlist on a Mac. Data encryption is now used when syncing to an online storage for added security.
It now lets you convert audio files into various formats using the iTunes & Video plugin. You can now exclude certain files from synchronization when syncing folders. SyncMate 2.6 now fully supports Apple Mac OS X 64-bit systems. The online user manual is also very extensive and offers great help for the new users.
- Google account sync.
- Online backup with or without encryption.
- Solid logging information.
- Read SMS messages on Mac.
- Convert videos to AVI, MPG, MP4, WMV, ASF, 3GP
- Resize images while syncing.
- Sync folders and files.
- Back up data from USB drive.
- Automated syncing.
- View/search call history from Mac.
SyncMate by Eltima Software seems to simplify Apple Mac syncing with most of the devices that we can think off. SyncMate Expert edition retails at about US $40 and offers good value for money with all the features that it comes packed.
- SyncMate is compatible with Mac OS X 10.5 and higher.
- Device compatibility: Windows Mobile 5, 6, 6.1 and 6.5; Nokia S40 devices; MS Windows 2000, XP, Vista, PSP (Firmware 2.7.1 or higher).
In order to sync your Mac with Windows PC you need to download and install SyncMate module for Windows on your PC. You can download it by clicking on the download link below.