OffShoot for iPadOS

Does Solo allow to copy from/to multiple disks simultaneously, with a USB-C hub?

Solo is for now limited to a single source and two destinations, as the iPad doesn't really pack the punch to do more. We're testing all iPad models, and if it becomes feasible to add more than one source or more than two destinations, we'll definitely add the possibility.

If I copy an SD card to the iPad's internal storage, can I then copy that to an external HDD afterward?


If I copy for example RAW photos from an SD, could these be previewed and imported in the iPad camera roll?

For that, you'd need to add them to your Camera Roll first, and make sure the iPad supports the format you are using. Don't expect a lot of codec support on iPadOS.

Can I use Solo for camera X?

Rule of thumb: if reading a media card on a Mac requires a driver, it won't work on iPads. Examples of non-compatible media are Codex and Sony SxS media.

Are the copied files available within the Files app? Or Photos? Or only seen and managed from within Solo itself?

All within Files, and none within Solo. We still don't do vendor lock-ins 😁

Can Solo handle folders too? Or only drives as a source?

Folders too, and even files - just like with OffShoot on the desktop.

Will duplicate detection be available?

Yes, although not as deep as the desktop version of duplicate detection as the iPad doesn't reliably allow for modification date comparisons. Thus, dupes are checked for filename, size, and file path.

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