Revisions 1.2

An easy to use Mac OS X application that can connect with your Dropbox account and enables you to restore old versions of files.
Dropbox, the popular cloud storage service, automatically stores each version of your files, including the deleted ones, for 30 days. In addition, if the “packrat” function is activated (it is available as a separate add-on that can be purchased by anyone with a Dropbox Pro account), the history and file versions are kept indefinitely.

Revisions is an easy to use Mac app that offers you the possibility to access the file versions in a clean, organized, and user friendly environment. To actually use the application, you must first connect to your Dropbox account and authorize the app.

Effortlessly revise your Dropbox activity and find files by applying various filters

For your convenience, Revisions comes both with a straightforward introduction, and a setup assistant designed to help you integrate your Dropbox account, and make a sum of necessary adjustments: you must provide the account type, choose the settings you want the app to remember between sessions, and how you want to view file details.

When all this is over, Revisions scans your account and displays your files in chronological order: both the ones that have been edited in the past 30 days, and the ones that cannot be restored anymore. To help you find specific files, Revisions includes a search bar, but you can also filter items by source folder, or creation / modification / deletion date.

User friendly solution for reviewing and restoring Dropbox file versions without going through a web browser

By default, the file versions stored in your Dropbox account can be visualized and managed via the app’s web interface. Revisions offers you the possibility download and restore a certain file version via an intuitive desktop application.

Noteworthy is that, within the Dropbox web interface, you can see file versions only for a specific item at a time. The Revisions app allows you to see all the recently modified documents, enables you to identify all the files modified within a specific time frame, that have a similar name, and so on.

Reviewed by , last updated on November 18th, 2014


file size:
2.7 MB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Bayesbits Ltd
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.7 or later
binary format:
Intel only
category:
Home \ Utilities

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Revisions - In the Revisions main window you can easily browse the activity of your Dropbox account.RevisionsRevisions - In the Revisions main window you can choose to quickly download or restore a certain document version.Revisions - In the Revisions setup panel you can easily disconnect your Dropbox account and reset the application.RevisionsRevisionsRevisionsRevisions
What's New in This Release:
  • Revisions now displays the identity of the user who made any given edit (only available in the Premium version of the app).
  • The app now avoids the need to re-query all folders on launch, making it painless to quit and relaunch the app as often as desired, even if you have a large Dropbox.
  • This version introduces a mechanism for purchasing the Premium version of Revisions, and an in-app support form for contacting the developer of the app.
  • Improved error handling (network connections, missing files, etc)
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Application description

Revisions offers you the possibility to browse, search, and inspect all your Dropbox activity, past and present. Downl...

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