Desktop Client and Synchronization in Koofr

Koofr offers you an easy way of synchronizing data and accessing files and folders on remote systems via web application and desktop client you can install on your Windows, Linux or Mac system.

Koofr desktop app for Windows

To start accessing and synchronizing data on your remote computers, you must first install desktop client for Windows.

To download Koofr desktop client:

  1. Sign into Koofr web application.

  2. On middle left side of the dashboard you can see    menu.

  3. Click it.

  4. Under Connect your computer click   .

  5. If you want to manually select system, click Show other operating systems,   .

  6. If you get an    error, right click on the arrow right to the Discard Button    and select Keep option.

  7. When download completes, run Koofr setup application by clicking on   .

  8. If you get windows User Account Control warning, click on Yes when prompted, to let Koofr install necessary components on your computer.

  9. When Koofr Setup window appear, click    button.

  10. Click    again on second screen where you choose Koofr components or untick unwanted components.

  11. Finally click install and wait for installer to complete installation.

Remote access of files and folders on a remote computer:

With Koofr you can effortlessly access files and folders on your remote computer. In addition you can also share and organize data you chose to remotely access.

To start remote access of files and folders:

  1. Locate    icon on your desktop and double click on it.

  2. Koofr Remote Access and Sync page will open in your default web browser.

  3. Located in rectangle under    click "Click to add new place".

  4. You can also add new Place by clicking   

  5. Select path of the Place you wish to remotely access, e.g. whole drive on your computer, Desktop, Downloads or any other folder and click   .

  6. You are offered to enter name of your remotely shared Place. Under this name it will appear in My places in your Koofr.

  7. When you are finished click    and in the next page   .

You are now finished creating remote access Place in your Koofr’s web app. You can access folder or drive you chose, from any other computer or mobile device with internet connection.

You can manage your remote data in your Koofr’s Dashboard just the way you would manage your Cloud based data as described Here.

Just be sure that selected Place under My Places in upper left corner of Koofr’s Dashboard is the one you created for remote access.

Manage your remote access

You can stop accessing, delete or add new path to your remote access Place.

To pause remote access:

  1. Click    icon.

  2.    icon under status will change to   .

  3. To connect it back click    icon

To delete remote access:

  1. Firstly Place remote access needs to be paused, so click    icon.

  2. Click    icon.

To change path of remote access Place:

Click    icon.

Synchronizing data with Koofr

In addition to accessing your data on remote computers, you can also automatically synchronize your files and folders on your computer to Koofr and vice versa, from Koofr to your selected folder. This can be used for backing up your data or simply making it available faster, for you, your co-workers, business partners, etc.

To start synchronization of files and folders:

  1. Locate    icon on your desktop and double click on it.

  2. Koofr Remote Access and Sync page will open in your default web browser.

  3. Located in rectangle under    click "Click to add a sync". You can also add a new Sync by clicking   .

  4. Select path of the Synced folder, e.g. drive, Desktop or any other folder on your computer and click   . WARNING! it is highly unrecommended to Sync your whole system drive (usually C:) or any Windows system folders, because their change or deletion can lead to system crash!

  5. You are then prompted to choose Place or folder in your Koofr, that you wish to Sync to your computer's Synced folder.

  6. When you are finished click    and in the next page   .

You are now finished creating Sync. From now on, all files you put in selected folder on your computer or in Place you selected in Koofr are cross synced to each other.

Manage your Sync

You can stop synchronizing, delete or check info of your Sync.

To pause Sync:

  1. Click    icon.

  2.    icon under status will change to   .

  3. To start Sync again click    icon.

To delete Sync:

  1. Click    icon.

  2. Click    icon.

To check info of your Sync:

Click    icon.

Koofr desktop client for Mac

To start accessing and synchronizing data on your remote computers, you must first install desktop client for Mac.

To download Koofr desktop client:

  1. Sign in to Koofr web application.

  2. On middle left side of the dashboard you can see    menu.

  3. Click it.

  4. Under Connect your computer click   .

  5. If you want to manually choose system, click Show other operating systems   .

  6. When download completes, run Koofr setup application by dragging    into your applications folder.

  7. If you get    error from your Mac, click on    button.

Remote access of files and folders on a remote computer:

With Koofr you can effortlessly access files and folders on your remote computer. In addition you can also share and organize data you chose to remotely access.

To start remote access of files and folders:

  1. Locate    icon in your applications and double click on it.

  2. Koofr Remote Access and Sync page will open in your default web browser.

  3. Located in rectangle under    click "Click to add new place".

  4. You can also add new Place by clicking   

  5. Select path of the Place, e.g. whole drive on your computer, Desktop or any other folder and click   .

  6. You are offered to enter name of your remotely shared Place under which it will appear in your Koofr’s Dashboard.

  7. When you are finished click    and in the next page   .

You are now finished creating remote access Place in your Koofr’s web app. You can access folder or drive you chose, from any other computer or mobile device with internet connection.

You can manage your remote data in your Koofr’s Dashboard just the way you would manage your Cloud based data as described Here-link.

Just be sure that selected Place under My Places in upper left corner of Koofr’s Dashboard is the one you created for remote access.

Manage your remote access

You can stop sharing, delete or add new path to your remote access Place.

To pause remote access:

  1. Click    icon.

  2.    icon under status will change to   .

  3. To connect it back click    icon.

To delete remote access:

  1. Firstly Place remote access needs to be paused, so click    icon.

  2. Click    icon.

To change path of remote access Place:

Click    icon.

Synchronizing data with Koofr

In addition to accessing your data on remote computers, you can also automatically synchronize your files and folders on your computer to Koofr and vice versa, from Koofr to your selected folder. This can be used for backing up your data or simply making it available faster, for you, your co-workers, business partners, etc.

To start synchronization of files and folders:

  1. Locate    icon in your applications and double click on it.

  2. Koofr Remote Access and Sync page will open in your default web browser.

  3. Located in rectangle under    click "Click to add a sync".

  4. You can also add a new Sync by clicking   

  5. Select path of the Synced folder, e.g. drive or any other folder on your computer and click   . WARNING! it is highly unrecommended to Sync your whole file system drive or any OSX related system folders, because their change or deletion can lead to system crash!

  6. You are then prompted to choose Place or folder in your Koofr, you wish to Sync to your computer.

  7. When you are finished click    and in the next page   .

You are now finished creating Sync. From now on, all files you put in selected folder on your computer or in Place you selected in Koofr are cross synced to each other.

Manage your Sync

You can stop synchronizing, delete or check info of your Sync.

To pause Sync:

  1. Click    icon.

  2.    icon under status will change to   .

  3. To start Sync again click    icon.

To delete Sync:

  1. Click    icon.

  2. Click    icon.

To check info of your Sync:

Click    icon.

Koofr dekstop client for Linux

To start accessing and synchronizing data on your remote computers, you must first install desktop client for Linux.

To download Koofr desktop client:

  1. Sign in to Koofr web application.

  2. On middle left side of the dashboard you can see    menu.

  3. Click it.

  4. Under Connect your computer click one of the icons   .

  5. If you want to manually choose system, click Show other operating systems   .

  6. When download completes, extract Koofr setup package.

  7. Go to extracted folder and install Koofr client by typing ./install.sh

Remote access of files and folders on a remote computer:

With Koofr you can effortlessly access files and folders on your remote computer. In addition you can also share and organize data you chose to remotely access.

To start remote access of files and folders:

  1. Locate    icon and launch it.

  2. Koofr Remote Access and Sync page will open in your default web browser.

  3. Located in rectangle under    click "Click to add new place".

  4. You can also add new Place by clicking   

  5. Select path of the Place, e.g. whole drive on your computer, Desktop or any other folder and click   .

  6. You are offered to enter name of your remotely shared Place under which it will appear in your Koofr’s Dashboard.

  7. When you are finished click    and in the next page   .

You are now finished creating remote access Place in your Koofr’s web app. You can access folder or drive you chose, from any other computer or mobile device with internet connection.

You can manage your remote data in your Koofr’s Dashboard just the way you would manage your Cloud based data as described Here-link.

Just be sure that selected Place under My Places in upper left corner of Koofr’s Dashboard is the one you created for remote access.

Manage your remote access

You can stop sharing, delete or add new path to your remote access Place.

To pause remote access:

  1. Click    icon.

  2.    icon under status will change to   .

  3. To connect it back click    icon.

To delete remote access:

  1. Firstly Place remote access needs to be paused, so click    icon.

  2. Click    icon.

To change path of remote access Place:

Click    icon.

Synchronizing data with Koofr

In addition to accessing your data on remote computers, you can also automatically synchronize your files and folders on your computer to Koofr and vice versa, from Koofr to your selected folder. This can be used for backing up your data or simply making it available faster, for you, your co-workers, business partners, etc.

To start synchronization of files and folders:

  1. Locate    and launch it.

  2. Koofr Remote Access and Sync page will open in your default web browser.

  3. Located in rectangle under    click "Click to add a sync".

  4. You can also add a new Sync by clicking   .

  5. Select path of the Synced folder, e.g. whole drive or any other folder on your computer and click   .**WARNING!** it is highly unrecommended to Sync your whole file system drive or any Linux related system folders, because their change or deletion can lead to system crash!

  6. You are then prompted to choose Place or folder in your Koofr, you wish to Sync to your computer.

  7. When you are finished click    and in the next page   .

You are now finished creating Sync. From now on, all files you put in selected folder on your computer or in Place you selected in Koofr are cross synced to each other.

Manage your Sync

You can stop synchronizing, delete or check info of your Sync.

To pause Sync:

  1. Click    icon.

  2.    icon under status will change to   .

  3. To start Sync again click    icon.

To delete Sync:

  1. Click    icon.

  2. Click    icon.

To check info of your Sync:

Click    icon.