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Use the Xythos Drive for Mac

Installing Xythos Drive for the Mac

  1. Download the Xythos drive for Mac OS X Pre-10.6 or Mac OS X 10.6–10.7.
  2. Launch the installer if it doesn't launch automatically.
  3. Click Continue through the installation screens and agree to the terms of use.
    Install Xythos Drive
  4. To complete the installation you will need to log out.
    Install Xythos Drive Success

Using Xythos Drive for the Mac

When you log in, the Xythos drive will launch automatically.

Xythos Drive Volumes

To log in, enter your InternetID (the first part of your email address) and password.

Server Credentials

A drive for your Netfiles space will appear on your desktop.

Netfiles Drive on Desktop

Advanced features can be accessed by clicking on a file then going to Finder > Service.

Advanced Features

Xythos Drive Options

This will bring a window that allows you to manage, share, set/read comments and get properties for the file.

Get Properties