Switch & Sync Software Review

PROS: Switch & Sync is one of the easiest products to use in the synchronization area. CONS: Wireless users will not be able to use this product. OVERVIEW: Switch & Sync is a very basic software program; it does no more than synchronize and transfer data from a pc to mac, or vice versa. Switch & Sync Review Company: Laplink Version: Non Disclosed Release Date: October 3, 2010 Operating Systems: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard or 10.5 Snow Leopard Price: $29.95 What It Does It transfers all data files, folders, photos, email, contacts, and calendar:  –PC to Mac or Mac to PC. Product Details With the long standing history Lap Link has in the software industry, it’s surprising that they would put together a product that is as simplistic as they come, compared to their other offerings. Switch and Sync is no more than a glorified data transfer program to get files on a PC to a Mac. Using a USB cable, which is included with the package, you copy all your folders on the PC to the Macintosh. Both computers are synchronized if they are located on the same network. There’s no wireless support and that could prevent a home network user choosing this product, for obvious reasons. Once the connection is made to the Macintosh as the host, a wizard is displayed to walk the user through the first synchronization. This includes selecting the specified files or folders, their target destination. Advanced options include selecting if the files will be placed in locations other than original location of the source files (...

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