Cyberduck Mountain Duck CLI

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Help / Howto / Mountain Duck / Installation


Requires macOS 10.12 or later.


Move the unzipped application bundle Mountain from the Downloads to the /Applications folder on your computer. No admin privileges for installation is required.

Mac App Store

Mountain Duck is installed through the Mac App Store in /Applications. You can always reinstall Mountain Duck on any Mac you own from the Mac App Store in  → App Store… → Purchased.

Login Item

You can choose to open Mountain Duck when you login to your computer. The application will appear in Login Items of the User & Groups system preference pane.

Finder Extension

Enable the Mountain Duck Finder Extension in System Preferences → Extensions → Finder by selecting the checkbox. This will enable

  • Context menu items for files selected on a mounted volume with options to Reload the folder listing and copy & open URLs of files.
  • Badges on file icons to display sync status when Smart Synchronization is enabled for the bookmark.

Requires Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 (14393) or later on 64bit.


Download the Mountain Duck Installer.exe with administrator privilege to install Mountain Duck.


Download MSI Installer for corporate environments. Requires prior installation of ​Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2.

Registration Key

Double click the file .mountainducklicense to open and register with Mountain Duck. Alternatively you can copy the key with your installation routine to the application support directory.

You can manually install the registration key in

  • ~/Library/Group Containers/ Support/duck/

You can install the registration key either in

  • %APPDATA%\Cyberduck
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Mountain Duck

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