6

I've been using XMarks for a decade, but just received a notification from LastPass that as of May 1, they're discontinuing the service. I'm a web developer, and I rely on bookmarks being synced between devices and browsers.

I know that Chrome and Firefox each have their own syncing service across devices, but I need a service that will sync one set of bookmarks across all browsers on all devices.

I'm not a fan of del.icio.us, or any social service. Are there any alternatives? I'm fine with having to install a plugin on all my browsers and devices.

ETA that I want something that will sync my current bookmark bar folders (i.e. enhance the native browser bookmarks, not redesign the bookmark experience). I do not want a "manager" that requires me to open a separate app, or go to a website, to access my bookmarks.

migrated from webapps.stackexchange.com Mar 30 '18 at 22:18

This question came from our site for power users of web applications.

2

Since I'm not seeing any other answers, I'll answer my own question in case anyone else is looking for the same thing I was.

A colleague recommended Everhelper's Eversync to me. It seems to behave pretty much the same way XMarks did; it keeps my existing bookmarks in sync across browsers and machines without requiring me to visit a website to view or edit said bookmarks.

I've only been using it a few weeks, but it seems to be stable.

  • For me, now, Eversync is usable only in Opera - Chrome's extension install hangs with (strange) error "Image decode failed", FF (last on W10) can't connect with addons-site – Lazy Badger May 8 '18 at 14:53
  • Hmm. I use it in Chrome and FF on several machines and had no problems with the install. One of my machines is on W7, the other is on W10. – EmmyS May 23 '18 at 16:32
  • Yes, now it have restored your functionality (Chrome and access to FF's addons-site - last is funny due to previous error-message on connect). But anyway far away from XMarks (and FF-extension in more buggy, than others) – Lazy Badger May 24 '18 at 13:12
-1

I got tired of Xmarks a while ago and moved to Bookmark OS (https://bookmarkos.com) which I would recommend. I doesn't do direct syncing but is a website so it works on all browsers and mobile devices. The UI is much better than browser managers anyways in my opinion.

  • "I do not want a manager.....or go ti a website". Does this not need that? (Have not used it, am generally asking). – DankyNanky Mar 31 '18 at 10:54
  • Thanks, but I specifically noted that I do not want a website, and do want direct syncing. – EmmyS Apr 1 '18 at 6:35

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.