Cyberduck Mountain Duck CLI

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Cyberduck Help / Howto / Mountain Duck

Cyberduck for mounting volumes in the file explorer is available for Mac & Windows.

Mountain Duck lets you mount any remote FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, S3 & OpenStack Swift server storage as a local disk in the on Mac and the File Explorer on Windows. Open remote files with any application and work like on a local volume. Transfer files using Finder to remote servers, fast.



Requires OS X 10.8 or later. No installation of kernel extensions or system libraries is required. Mountain Duck is installed through the Mac App Store in /Applications.


Requires Windows 7 or later. Run the Mountain Duck Installer.exe to install Mountain Duck.

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User Interface

Mountain Duck runs in the status bar (Mac) and taskbar (Windows). When opening the application you can choose to automatically open Mountain Duck when logging in. Re-opening the application will open previously mounted volumes.

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Bookmarks are shared between Cyberduck (Version 4.8 or later) and Mountain Duck. Choose New Bookmark… to add a new bookmark or <Bookmark> → Edit Bookmark to change properties.


Choose <Bookmark> → Connect to mount the server as a volume in the or the File Explorer on Windows. All operations on the remote files and folders can then be performed like on local files.

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Notifications of the connection status are posted to the Notification Center of the operating system.

Registration Key


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


You can always lookup the registration key that is sent to you after buying Mountain Duck for Windows.

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