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3 Free Alternatives to Xmarks

3 Free Alternatives to Xmarks

xmarks alternativesXmarks is my all time favorite add-on and I am sure that if you are a blogger it would be your favorite too. In case if you are not aware of Xmarks then let me give you a brief introduction to it. Xmarks is a Firefox add-on which helps you to sync your bookmarks easily from one PC to another.

But unfortunately, Xmarks won’t sync your bookmarks anymore and thus I thought of using other tool so that I can sync my bookmarks and passwords easily. First option came to my mind was Firefox sync but I thought of checking out more alternatives and here are few which I came across.

3 Free Alternatives for Xmarks:

Firefox Sync:

This is one which I can consider using for sure. I have used Firefox sync earlier also and was quite happy with it. Firefox Sync is a Firefox add-on which helps you to sync your passwords, bookmarks and browser settings including history, open tabs etc. easily on multiple systems. It is available as built-in FireFox beta 4.

Firefox_Sync_logo

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Chrome Sync Feature:

If you prefer to use Chrome then Chrome do provide feature to sync browser settings including auto fill, extensions, themes, bookmarks etc. on multiple systems. For enabling sync option you need to click on Wrench menu (Windows) or Chrome (Mac). Select Setup Sync then sign in to your Google Account and enable the sync feature.

Chrome Sync Feature

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Windows Live Sync:

Windows Live Sync is in Beta version right now. For using this you need to download Windows Live essentials. Now you need to click on Start button. Type Sync in Search box and click Windows Live Sync beta. Now in Program Settings, turn on syncing option. To start syncing Turn-On the syncing option on other systems also.

windows live sync

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Apart from above, another option is to use MobileMe from Apple which will cost you $99/yr.Now it’s upto your requirement which one you prefer to use.

Xmarks is going to shut down from 10 January 2011. Meanwhile I will try to find more alternatives for Xmarks, if you are aware of any Xmarks alternatives do share with us.

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