A quick glance over the desktop client

Starting in compact mode

When started, the client shows only the most important information.


Viewing available and synchronized folders

Some explanation:

  1. Folder list – Shows all available and synchronized folders. Simply click on the folders to get more information about them and to synchronize them locally.
  2. Status and last check – Shows you if your folders are synchronized and when the status was last checked.
  3. User account – Shows the username the client was activated with.
  4. Quota bar – Shows how much space is still available online.
  5. Auxiliary menu:
    1. Web – Takes you to the user account folder list in the cloud.
    2. Explore – Takes you to the default folder path using your default file browser (e.g. Windows Explorer on Windows).
    3. Pause – Lets you pause all checking and synchronization activities.
    4. Preferences – Lets you configure the client settings.
    5. Logging – Shows you a link to the Log-Files, which describe the processes of the client.
    6. Transfers – Gives you an overview of the processes of the client, such as what has been up- and downloaded.
    7. Create Folder – Lets you create new folders.


Viewing detailed folder information

To view detailed information about a folder, simply click it. If it’s a locally synchronized folder a new window will expand to the right, if it’s an available folder it will invoke the wizard to synchronize it locally.

Some explanation:

  1. Navigation bar
    1. Files – will show you the internal file browser which also has the ability to show you detailed information about files or let’s you restore them if they were deleted.
    2. Members – will show you a list of members of a folder and their rights on that folder (including the owner).
    3. Settings – will let you make some settings regarding the folder, like locally archived versions, path and the possibility to remove the folder.
  2. Details – see more details on the selected file.
  3. Restore – lets you restore deleted or previous versions of one or more files.
  4. Flat View – view all files in a flat structure without showing directories.
  5. Filter – lets you filter the file list according to some pre-defined profiles (works best with flat view enabled).
  6. Search – lets you search for specific files (click on the magnifying glass to select a search filter).
  7. Path – shows where the folder is located on your hard drive.
  8. Local and deleted files – shows how many files are currently in the folder and how much files were deleted.