How to Use ExpanDrive with DreamObjects

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Overview

ExpanDrive is an app that allows you to connect to DreamObjects just like a USB drive. It is available for both Mac and Windows and allows you to access DreamObjects from any application on your computer. Before you begin, you'll need to create a bucket on the (Panel > 'Cloud Services' > DreamObjects') page.


Mac32.png Mac Version

  1. Download the latest release for Mac.
  2. Launch ExpanDrive.
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  3. Click the 'DreamObjects' option in the first window.
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  4. Enter your DreamObjects Access and Secret keys. Visit the DreamObjects Keys article for details.
  5. Click the Connect button.
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  6. You may see a window the first time you connect asking for you to enter you MAC user's password. Enter it and click OK. This only needs to be done the first time you connect.
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    The Finder window on your computer opens with your DreamObjects bucket
  7. DreamObjects will now show as a mounted drive. You can see it visible in the sidebar. You'll also see it in open and save dialogs in your applications letting you easily access your DreamObjects data.

Windows32.png Windows Version

  1. Download the latest release for Windows.
  2. Launch ExpanDrive.
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  3. Click 'DreamObjects' in the first window.
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  4. Enter your DreamObjects Access and Secret keys. Visit the DreamObjects Keys article for details.
  5. Click the Save button.
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  6. Click the arrow icon to the right of the 'DreamObjects' option.
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    An explorer window on your computer opens with your DreamObjects bucket
  7. Your DreamObjects data is now accessible as a mounted drive letting you easily access your DreamObjects data.