NAS File share browser

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18 Feb, 2011 02:25 AM

I, like many others, store my CBR/CBZs on a NAS file share. It would be brilliant if we could mount, browse and import comics from that share. I think the preference for the majority of folks would be for CIFS/SMB support - but AFP works for me ;)

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by emolina on 18 Feb, 2011 01:21 PM

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    Ben, any use of a wifi network is a total support nightmare for me. When we used to HAVE to do wifi it would take me a couple of hours a day to get through support emails from people who had unreliable wifi networks but didn't know it.

    I really, really don't want to go back to that!

  2. 2 Posted by Ben on 18 Feb, 2011 03:49 PM

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    D'oh! That never occurred to me... oh well then! Thanks for the response. I will continue to use FileBrowser then to get files to CZ.

    BTW - love the product!

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by emolina on 21 Feb, 2011 02:25 AM

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    Thank you Ben!

  4. 4 Posted by Rolf on 11 Jun, 2015 02:42 PM

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    accessing a file share on a NAS oder PC would be a great thing for me either.
    Or even FTP if its easier.

    I see that interacting with a network may increase support, but where is the big difference to supporting cloud drives like dripbox?

    Kind regards,

  5. 5 Posted by Walter on 26 May, 2016 10:58 AM

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    I agree. This would be extremely useful. Not sure why there would be "issues" if itnis implemented correctly, and these days more and more appas support smb access

  6. 6 Posted by Robert on 29 May, 2016 06:49 AM

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    One more vote for an easier way to interface with SMB/NAS. I've been a happy CZ user for years, and this is really my only grip with the app. Maybe I'm missing something. I use AirDrop from a Mac on the network, but that limits me to one file at a time. (I do what I can to avoid the iTunes app.) It would be great being able to browse/download multiple files from within CZ, since iOS doesn't do the whole file system thing that great.

  7. Support Staff 7 Posted by emolina on 30 May, 2016 12:03 AM

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    Robert, why don't you use the web server? you can dump hundreds of files into it and you don't have to plug the device into your computer.

  8. 8 Posted by Walter on 30 May, 2016 12:55 AM

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    emolina, you're missing the point...

    I don't want to fill up my device with files, to later delete and replace with others, etc. that's what we have file/media servers for, to have all of our stuff in a centralized place, and just read a comic, play a song, view movie from any device, anywhere without having to copy anything...

  9. Support Staff 9 Posted by emolina on 31 May, 2016 12:16 AM

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    Walter, I was responding to Robert, he was asking about downloading multiple files into CZ and mentioned using AirDrop.

    Better syncing with cloud services is something I would like to do soon.

  10. 10 Posted by Walter on 31 May, 2016 01:13 AM

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    Hi emolina. Ok I saw you were responding to Robert, but he's the same Robert that said: "One more vote for an easier way to interface with SMB/NAS"... Or did you not see that part?

  11. Support Staff 11 Posted by emolina on 01 Jun, 2016 04:37 AM

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    Yes I did, shouldn't I have tried to fix his problem with the tools that I have available for him now?

  12. emolina closed this discussion on 01 Jun, 2016 04:37 AM.

  13. Walter Gardeazabal re-opened this discussion on 01 Jun, 2016 09:50 AM

  14. 12 Posted by Walter Gardeaza... on 01 Jun, 2016 09:50 AM

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    Yes, of course (although here you are not "fixing" anything, just letting him know of something that already exists and he doesn't know about).
    We're just asking for a new feature that would be awesome to have, and that it seems was difficult to implement some time ago but now it's nit that hard as lots of apps have it.


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