Powerful command line interface
View and restore previous file versions.
Create and revoke shared links.
See a live view of all sync activity.
Directly from the CLI.
$ maestral status Account: email@example.com (Business) Usage: 48.3% of 1498.4 TB used Status: Up to date Sync errors: 0
$ maestral start Starting Maestral... [OK] - Linking new account for 'maestral' config - Retrieving auth code from Dropbox ? How would you like to you link your account? Open Dropbox website ? Enter the auth code: 6_AEcL89rUXN6Yfre4Cfdzo ✓ Linked to firstname.lastname@example.org ? Please choose a local Dropbox folder: ~/Dropbox (Work) ? Would you like sync all folders? Yes ✓ Setup completed. Starting sync.
Native Cocoa interface for macOS
Qt based interface for Linux.
Multiple Dropbox accounts
The CLI allows configuring an unlimited number of Dropbox accounts. Just pass a new config name when linking a new account.> Learn more
Exclude files and folders
More fine grained controls in the GUI and command line interface allow excluding individual files with selective sync.> Learn more
Unlimited number of devices
Maestral is not an official Dropbox App. It therefore does not count towards the three devices limit for Basic Dropbox accounts.
Exclude local items from syncing by placing an .mignore file in the Dropbox root with patterns matching any number of items.> Learn more