The ownCloud Sync Client is a desktop program you install on your computer. Specify one ore more directories on the local machine to sync your ownCloud server, and always have your latest files wherever you are. Make a change to the files on one computer, it will flow across the others using these desktop sync clients.. The latest version of the client is version 1.2.1, released on february 26, 2013. Read the Changelog here.

Windows Client version 1.2.1

ownCloud client for Windows

(Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 81), 32/64 bit)

ownCloud client setup for Windows is provided as a NSIS-based setup file for machine-wide install.

Download latest (1.2.1)
(for use with ownCloud 4.5 only!)   Download 1.0.5
(for previous ownCloud versions)

1)Preliminary support for Windows 8 Modern UI (“Metro UI”) only.

Mac Client version 1.2.1

ownCloud client for Mac

(Mac OS X 10.6 or better, Intel 64 bit)

Installing the ownCloud client on your Mac is as easy as ABC:

  1. Download the installation file
  2. Click ownCloud-1.2.1.dmg, a window with the ownCloud icon opens
  3. In that window, drag the ownCloud application into the ‘Applications’ folder on the right hand side
  4. From ‘Applications’, choose ownCloud
For learning how to tell if your Intel-based Mac has 64-bit processor, please check this page.

Download latest (1.2.1)
(for use with ownCloud 4.5 only)   Download 1.0.5
(for previous ownCloud versions)

Linux Clients version 1.2.1

Download ownCloud client for Linux

(CentOS/RHEL, Fedora, openSUSE, Ubuntu, Debian)

The ownCloud client is provided as in a convenient repository for a wide range of popular Linux distributions. If you want to build the sources instead, use this csync source and the mirall sources.

Note: The links below point to the openSUSE build Service, a 3rd party website which is used to provide this service. It will also provide you with further installation instructions for the Linux Distributions listed above.

Add repository for latest (1.2.1)
(for use with ownCloud 4.5 only)   Add repository for 1.0.5
(for previous ownCloud versions)

Sources version 1.2.1


The ownCloud client software is based on Mirall and CSync, which are Free Software. The sources can be downloaded here:
  • ocsync-0.70.4 (ownCloud only release)
  • mirall-1.2.1
Linux, MacOSX and Windows are built with these sources. Read the Build Howto for build instructions. is neither affiliated with the authors of this page nor responsible for its contents. This is a safe-cache copy of the original web site.