To install Map Drive on your desktop, please download the Map Drive installation program and follow the instructions below. Please note that as of January 2014, Map Drive support for Mac has been discontinued for new customers. Support will respond to service requests from existing customers, but no new fixes will be forthcoming.
Egnyte provides several convenient ways to share files, ensuring it’s always easy to manage whatever data you are working with. To maximize your experience with Map Drive, Egnyte offers the following recommendations for managing different file sizes based on the speed of your internet connection:
Recommended File SizeBandwidth
Up to 10MB 1.5 Mbps Up to 20MB 3.0 Mbps Up to 60MB 10 Mbps Up to 100MB 15+ Mbps
You can use Map Drive to access larger files than what is recommended above. However, you might find another method, such as FTP or Personal Local Cloud, more convenient.
Note: In Windows, the maximum size of any file you can transfer via Map Drive is initially set at 50MB by the operating system. Read this article to increase the maximum file size.
Map Drive works across all popular operating systems, so you can access files easily regardless of whether you use a Mac, Windows, or Linux.
How Egnyte desktop access appears
Microsoft Windows Vista, 7
As a mapped drive in Computer; a shortcut is also created on your desktop
Microsoft Windows XP (all versions)
Under My Network Places in Windows Explorer; a shortcut is also created on your desktop
Mac OS X 10.6 and higher (Snow Leopard, Lion*, Mountain Lion)