Mount Amazon S3 as a local hard drive

Air Live Drive supports the most important remote file systems protocols, WebDav, FTP and SFTP, also clouds with the S3 protocol like Amazon S3.

Amazon S3 or Amazon Simple Storage Service is one of the most important storage services and with Air Live Drive you can manage your files, work with them and save the changes in your folders on your Amazon S3 as if it were a local disk.

To start using Amazon S3, you first need to add your account to Air Live Drive and enter your Acces Key ID and the Secret Acces Key.

Once your Amazon S3 account is added, you just have to connect it so that it appears as a hard drive on your computer.

By connecting your Amazon S3 account with Air Live Drive, you can open it from Windows Explorer and you will have all your files easily accessible to work with. For example you can open your Office files that are stored in your Amazon S3, work with them and save the changes directly in the cloud.

You can check more information here:
-How to use Backblaze in Air Live Drive
-Mount Sharepoint Online as a local hard drive
-How to conect a WebDav server as a Windows drive
-pCloud in Air Live Drive

  1. Alessandro says:

    Amazon S3 bucket accepts the key and password but does not mount the unit.

  2. Bill says:

    I have multiple S3 buckets, but it only mounted the first bucket. How do I specify which bucket to choose. My key and password gives access to all of them

  3. Suleman says:

    s3 not working

  4. Alan Brown says:

    In case it helps anyone here:
    I finally got this to work using the “S3” rather than the “AWS S3” option.
    For the endpoint I used “” – note it includes the region specifier (replace as appropriate) but not the bucket name. The bucket names then appear as folders in the root of the drive.
    If you log into the AWS console and go to your S3 bucket and then browse to a folder that contains a file. Then “select” that File (not folder) via the check box, then press the “Copy Url” button, the end-point you need will be the first part of this url.

  5. Paul Theodoropoulos says:

    Thanks for posting that, Alan. That’s the secret sauce I kept missing when trying to get this working. The documentation is rather sparse; I’d be nice if they could add contextual tooltips or some such to the fields, it would help a lot.

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