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Windows Live Mesh 2011 - Better Dropbox Alternative With Multi-Folder Sync And Remote Desktop Feature

Dropbox has been my utility of choice when it comes to remote data synchronization, but that has changed since I had tried "Windows Live Mesh 2011" which is a part of "Windows Live Essentials 2011" suite of applications. One of the biggest shortcoming of Dropbox is that it does not let users select folders to sync, and all data needs to be in a pre-defined dropbox folder to get synced. Windows Live Mesh 2011 solves this by empowering users to sync multiple folders across devices (currently PC and Mac are supported) and even allows you to backup 5 GB of data to Microsoft SkyDrive web-storage for free.

Windows Live Mesh 2011

Apart from offering better folder synching capabilities, Windows Live Mesh also offers Remote Desktop features enabling users to access their computer and data from anywhere.

Live Mesh Remote
Live Remote Desktop Connection

Microsoft Windows Live Mesh 2011 is a part of Windows Live 2011 and can be downloaded from here -


Thank you very much...

For XP users, the best option I found so far (wich does not have the few GB size limitation of dropbox and other cloud applications) is Gbridge.
It is free,and it does a good job.

Above steps seems to be complicated. Instead, I would recommend use of remote support tools like logmein, teamviewer, R-HUB remote support servers etc. for all your remote access needs. They are easy to use and works well.

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