CmisSync vs. Alfresco Desktop Sync



Sync any Alfresco content

yes yes

Sync only the folders you need

yes yes

Configurable sync interval

yes yes

No server-side agent needed

yes no[1]

Works with any version of Alfresco

yes no[2]

Sync with several Alfresco servers

yes no

Also compatible with

no yes

Also compatible with SharePoint/Documentum/etc

yes no

Works on Windows

yes yes

Works on Linux

yes[3] no

Works on Mac

yes[3] yes

Usable with accents/Unicode on Mac

yes no[4]

Command-line available

yes no

Frequent releases

yes no[5]
[1]: Alfresco Desktop Sync requires Postgres + ActiveMQ + a "Synchronization service" to run on the server.
[2]: Alfresco Desktop Sync only works on paid versions of Alfresco.
[3]: Beta.
[4]: Alfresco Desktop Sync breaks accents (for instance in German) and special characters (for instance Japanese katakana).
[5]: CmisSync is updated every month on average.
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