Cloud backup services like Amazon S3, Nirvanix and Timeline Cloud provide data backup for SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises), as well as for individuals. While applications like Leo Backup, etc., provide a desktop solution for managing an Amazon S3 account from your desktop, such application are limited to the management of one cloud backup service only. Cloud Turtle is a desktop client for paid backup services such as Amazon S3, Nirvanix and Timeline Cloud services, letting you manage multiple accounts and perform data uploading and downloading tasks. It provides all the common and unique features of respective cloud services under one interface. For example, Amazon S3 users can upload, download data, delete objects and buckets, set bucket policies, and so on. Whereas, with Nirvanix you can upload, download and delete files and folders, create, delete and edit users from your master account, stream music and videos, view your documents in Google Docs, etc. Similarly, Timeline Cloud users can use Cloud Turtle to access and manage encrypted files from their Timeline Cloud accounts.
To get started, select a service from the drop down list and login with your username and password.
Cloud Turtle can help you multi-task operations from all three supported services. For example, you can perform multi-threaded downloads and uploads for faster speed, pause, resume and auto-retry downloading and uploading task. Bandwidth throttling can also be performed for managing your bandwidth consumption. To transfer files, select a file or folder and click Upload or Download option (as applicable). For Amazon S3 you can upload, download, rename, delete objects and buckets, set bucket policies, set http headers, manage (Access Control List) settings for objects/buckets, stream music and videos. Similarly, Nirvanix users can upload, download and delete files and folders, view documents from Google Docs, embes wild card search in the search function, get web URLs and properties for files and obtain metadata information for files. Cloud Turtle offers similar features for Timeline Cloud (as mentioned for Amazon S3 and Nirvanix), with the addition of providing the utility to restore backed up files and access to encrypted files (using the encryption key).
To manage settings and configure an email account head over to File –> Preferences. Here, you can enable advanced logging and auto save tasks options, set the number of retry attempts, view history and manage your bandwidth throttling settings. Media files such as music and videos can be streamed directly from within Cloud Turtle.
Cloud Turtle works on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.
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