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A simple question about Amazon (AWS) S3 storage. Is there any other way to upload data to S3 apart from the web console interface?

I have a huge amount of family photos and home videos split into hundreds of directories I would like to backup remotely, so FTP seemed as the most convenient option in this case.

Thank you.

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You can also try Minio client aka mc Its open source, single binary & compatible with AWS S3. The client is available for Windows, Linux, Mac, FreeBSD.

You could run mc mirror for performing the same.

Mirror a local folder recursively to Amazon S3 cloud storage.

  $ mc mirror C:\backup\2014 s3\documents\2014\ 

You can also check YouTube channel videos we have added explaining the operation, hope it helps.

Disclaimer: I work for Minio

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up vote 0 down vote accepted

After reviewing many options I finally went for the free Windows client of CrossFTP which so far works great uploading entire directories to Amazon S3 just like any other FTP session.

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