Feature & Performance Comparison

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Test Environment Windows 8.1, datacenter in Frankfurt – Germany

Last Updated 2016/11/15

Mountain Duck

Version 1.6

Expandrive

Version 5.4.1

TNTDrive

Version 3.9.7

NetDrive

Version 2.6.12

CloudBerry Drive

Version 2.3.1.5

Mount as read-only filesystem

Disconnect mounted drive in Windows File Explorer

Access Denied

The system cannot find the path specified

Access Denied

The system cannot find the path specified

Roaming profile for application support data

FTP and FTP with Transport Layer Security (TLS)

Not supported

SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol)

Not supported

WebDAV

Not supported

Not supported

Amazon S3

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage

Not supported

Not supported

Google Cloud Storage

Not supported

OpenStack Swift

Not supported

Google Drive

Not supported

Not supported

Dropbox

Not supported

Not supported

Test Environment OS X 10.11.6 (15G31) with 1 Gbit Uplink in datacenter in Zurich – Switzerland

Last Updated 2016/10/24

Mountain Duck

Version 1.6

Transmit Disk

Version 4.4.11

ExpanDrive

Version 5.3.2

CloudMounter

Version 1.1

No admin privileges required.

No installation required.

☑️ Requires admin privilege to install FUSE kernel extensions and libraries

☑️ Requires admin privilege to install FUSE kernel extensions and libraries

Mount as read-only filesystem

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

FTP and FTP with Transport Layer Security (TLS)

☑️ Failure validating trust of valid server certificate

SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol)

Tests with Amazon Linux in eu-west-1

Report disk usage

Authenticate with one-time passcode

Save and open file from Microsoft Excel (15.25)

“Document.xlsx” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should eject the disk.

“Document.xlsx” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should eject the disk.

Microsoft Excel cannot access the file

Save and open file from Microsoft Word (15.25)

“Document.docx” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should eject the disk.

“Document.docx” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should eject the disk.

This file is read-only.

Save and open file from Pages.app (5.6.2)

“Untitled.pages” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should eject the disk.

“Untitled.pages” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should eject the disk.

Save and open file from Adobe Illustrator (2015.3)

You don’t have enough access privileges. ID -5000

dd

time dd if=/dev/random of=test.file count=1 bs=10m

1.934 sec

☑️ 17 sec

0.966 sec

0.153 sec

Copy 6.44 GB to mounted volume

time cp ~/test-6442450944 .

4 min 31 sec

☑️ 2 hours 44 min 24 sec

☑️ 19 min 11 sec

Incomplete file on server after command exits

Copy one hundred 20KB files to mounted volume

time parallel dd if=/dev/random of=random-{} bs=20000 count=1 ::: {0..100}

0m21.317s

Upload incomplete after process exits

Upload incomplete after process exits

Set extended attribute on file

/usr/bin/xattr -w md-attr-name md-attr-value test.file


xattr: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted: 'test.file'

Append text to file

echo 'text' >> test.file

-bash: test.file: Input/output error

WebDAV

Tests with Amazon Linux with Apache 2.2/mod_dav in eu-west-1

Authenticate with client certificate (TLS mutual authentication)

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Authenticate with Basic Access Authentication

Authenticate with Digest Access Authentication

Amazon S3

☑️ Regions with AWS4 signature version requirement not supported

Tests with S3 Bucket in region eu-central-1

Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Create pre-signed temporary URLs for selected files

Using context menu from Finder Extension

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Save and open file from Microsoft Excel (15.25)

Does not support AWS4 signature required

'Document.xlsx' is read-only.

Microsoft Excel cannot access the file

Save and open file from Microsoft Word (15.25)

Does not support AWS4 signature required

This file is read-only.

Save and open file from Pages.app (5.6.2)

Does not support AWS4 signature required

Save and open file from Adobe Illustrator (2015.3)

Does not support AWS4 signature required

You don’t have enough access privileges. ID -5000

dd

time dd if=/dev/random of=test.file count=1 bs=10m

3s 73ms

Does not support AWS4 signature required

2 sec 673ms

Upload incomplete after process exits

Copy 6.44 GB to mounted volume

time cp ~/test-6442450944 .

7m 41s

Does not support AWS4 signature required

☑️ 27 min

File not on server after process exits

Copy one hundred 20KB files to mounted volume

time parallel dd if=/dev/random of=random-{} bs=20000 count=1 ::: {0..100}

25s

Does not support AWS4 signature required

Upload incomplete after process exits

Upload incomplete after process exits

Set extended attribute on file

/usr/bin/xattr -w md-attr-name md-attr-value test.file


Does not support AWS4 signature required

xattr: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted: 'test.file'

Append text to file

echo 'text' >> test.file

Does not support AWS4 signature required

Previous file content lost

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Google Cloud Storage

Not supported

Not supported

OpenStack Swift

Not supported

Not supported

Google Drive

Not supported

Open Google Drive Documents

Not supported

Not supported

Dropbox

Not supported