Improve usability, reduce local storage requirements
The desktop client with Virtual File System improves usability and reduces local storage requirements. Users can share files in the file manager even if they are not stored locally. The client reflects the file and folder structure of the server, regardless of whether the data is completely available locally. If a file is needed, it can be downloaded and opened with a single click.
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The Virtual File System in action.
The ownCloud desktop client indicates if the Virtual File System is enabled.
The context menu allows for easy switching between local and virtual for each file and folder.
Files with a green checkmark have been synced locally while a cloud, icon indicates a virtual file.
The context menu is available for virtual files, too.
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