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SyncSettings is the first application able to back up and sync the preferences of your Mac apps. Tired of settling all your apps after a new macOS install or to manually keep the same settings across several macs? SyncSettings will do it for you.

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Back Up

”Back Up” saves the settings of your applications into your backup file.

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”Install” copies settings from your backup file to your applications.

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”Synchronize” update with the latest settings your applications and backup file.

All your settings in one file.

You do not need to manually set the preferences of your applications on each of your computers and each update. Your preferences will be saved to one file that can be stored and synced in the cloud.

All settings in one ssbackup file

Syncing preferences, mainly but not only?

We included a note editor that allows you to write notes about what to do during an installation. Moreover, you can define your own files, and it will back up and sync them seamlessly.

Sync preferences of executables

Sync custom files and directories

Sync notes about how to set up your mac

Keep your data locally or store them in the cloud.

SyncSettings packages your preferences into a backup file. You can keep it locally or store it in the cloud to get it in all your computer. You can also use your favorite versions manager.

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Download it now.

The application requires macOS High Sierra or later. Moreover SyncSettings is available in 7 languages (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Chinese).
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Frequently Asked Questions

You can download SyncSettings directly on our website. The app is also available on the Mac App Store. Moreover, you can get a refund for any purchase within 14 days.

Yes all our applications for Mac can be downloaded for free.

SyncSettings can sync the preferences of almost all the native Mac apps. (All applications that use the UserDefaults API). Our team also maintains a database containing the location of the preferences of more than 400 apps. If you see that one of your application is not synced, you can contact us in multiple ways. You can send us feedback directly from the app or share your problem with the community via the NeededApps forum. We will fix the issue in the next update.

By default your backup file is located at ~/Library/Application Support/SyncSettings/DefaultBackup.ssbackup. You can change this location at any moment in the preferences. Moreover the current location of the file can be revealed by clicking on the "Show" button (in the preferences).

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