Syncing Without the Cloud?

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Syncing Without the Cloud?

Postby Muad`Dib » Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:07 pm

Is there a way to synchronize CintaNotes files without using a cloud service (for example, either via a local network, or through an external device like a USB drive)? All the references to CintaNotes synchronization that I see rely on SimpleNotes as an intermediary.

Some of the information I want to store is confidential, therefore I do not want to use an online service, since there is always the possibility of the information stored there being stolen (and unlike local storage, I have no control over such theft).
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Re: Syncing Without the Cloud?

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:07 am

You can protect your notebook with a password (File/Password protection), and then put the encrypted file into a Dropbox or OneDrive-synced folder.
It will be virtually impossible to decrypt the protected notebook file without having the password.

Also you can use a USB-stick for syncing, it will be a bit more secure, but slower, more error prone, and obviously less convenient.
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Re: Syncing Without the Cloud?

Postby Ssssasc » Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:40 pm

CintaNotes Developer wrote:You can protect your notebook with a password (File/Password protection), and then put the encrypted file into a Dropbox or OneDrive-synced folder.
It will be virtually impossible to decrypt the protected notebook file without having the password.

Also you can use a USB-stick for syncing, it will be a bit more secure, but slower, more error prone, and obviously less convenient.


Thanks for this answer! Had the same question!
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Re: Syncing Without the Cloud?

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:42 pm

Glad I could help! Also please be warned that reprotedly Dropbox sync wasn't working very well lately, not being able to sync the file. I'd suggest try something other than Dropbox first, like Google Drive, One Drive, Yandex Disk etc.
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Re: Syncing Without the Cloud?

Postby Rodericks » Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:30 pm

Hi Alex, just on a side note, is Dropbox generally in trouble and you recommend switching to something else permanently?
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Re: Syncing Without the Cloud?

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:32 am

It seems that there are more issues with CN syncing with Dropbox, yes. But this can be just because it is popular and less people use OneDrive to do the same, for example.
So I think you should consider switching only if you experience issues yourself.
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