With the many cloud services available today, one can easily find oneself storing files and folders in several different clouds.
Fortunately, it is straightforward moving your files and folders to Onlime. And your files will be in good hands with us!
Onlime stores your files and folders in hypermodern data centers in Norway, which are powered by 100% green water energy.
We do not monetize user data or resell it - something that can not necessarily be said about all other cloud services...
We live up to the GDPR and even more so as Norway has one of the world's strictest laws for personal data.
What cloud services can I move from?
You can move files and folders to Onlime from most cloud services like Dropbox and Google Drive.
In addition to other cloud services, it is also possible to move data from WebDav and FTP / sFTP to Onlime.
Air Explorer - Move to Onlime in a snap
Onlime is integrated with Air Explorer, which is a smart application that allows you to move files and folders from other cloud services to Onlime easily and quickly.
Air Explorer is a free program that you install on your computer. You can add Onlime as well as your other cloud services to Air Explorer and then transfer files and folders to Onlime. The free version can transfer 2 files simultaneously, which is enough for most people.
If you have many files and folders, you may want to consider purchasing Air Explorer Pro in order to get multiple simultaneous downloads. As a user of Onlime, you get a 25% discount on Air Explorer Pro Lifetime here.
Add Onlime to Air Explorer
Before you get started, we strongly recommend that you set up two-factor authentication. This is because you have to log in outside of Onlime.dk to move files and folders to Onlime using Air Explorer.
Select Generate under the Personal login token section and copy the long code
Download and install Air Explorer on your Windows and/or Mac
Open Air Explorer and select Accounts
Select Onlime in the list of available cloud services
Now paste the code that you copied in step 2 and select OK.
Onlime will now appear in the list of cloud services that you have added to Air Explorer.
Add your other cloud services to Air Explorer
How to add other cloud services to Air Explorer.
Open Air Explorer and select Accounts
Now select the desired cloud service (for example Dropbox or Google Drive) in the list of available cloud services
Follow the instructions of the selected cloud service to add it to Air Explorer.
Transfer files and folders to Onlime
After adding Onlime and one or more other cloud services, you can start transferring files and folders to Onlime.
Select the cloud service on the left side of Air Explorer that you want to move from. In the example below, you can select Google Drive or Dropbox.
Select Onlime on the right side of Air Explorer
You get an overview of your files and folders in the cloud, both those you have at Onlime and the other cloud service.
If this is the first time you are transferring files and folders to Onlime, we recommend that you transfer to the Archive.
Select Onlime and then Archive.
You can now drag and drop files and folders from the desired cloud service (left side) to Onlime (right side) or use the arrows in the middle bar of Air Explorer.
The transfers will now start, and you can follow the progress in the overview that appears at the bottom of Air Explorer.
When the files report ✔ Completed in the overview, the files are transferred.
You can now view your transferred files and folders on Onlime.dk, from where you can organize them further as you wish. You can e.g. share them or upload them to Onlime Sync.
Worth knowing about Air Explorer
When using Air Explorer to transfer files and folders to Onlime from other cloud services, keep the following in mind:
Files and folders that you transfer only come in contact with the computer where you use Air Explorer in addition to Onlime and the cloud service that you transfer from. They are not transferred to third parties.
With the free version of Air Explorer, you can transfer 2 files at a time. If you want a faster download, consider buying Air Explorer Pro for multiple simultaneous downloads.
Air Explorer Pro also offers other benefits e.g. the ability to add more users from a cloud service. This is relevant if you have 2 or more Dropbox accounts that you want to move data from.
Command-line - For advanced users
Air Explorer uses our command-line tool to connect and manage data on Onlime.
If you are an advanced user or want to set up Onlime in special IT environments, the command-line tool may be for you.