Mac 101: File sharing

Mac 101: File sharing

  • Last Modified: March 03, 2011
  • Article: HT1549


Learn about File Sharing in Mac OS X v10.5 and later in this article. File sharing allows your Mac to share files and folders with other computers on your network.

Products Affected

Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.5

In this article, you can learn to:

  • Select folders to share
  • Configure the user and group accounts with appropriate access privileges
  • Choose the appropriate network protocol to communicate with the kind of computer that's accessing your shared files
  • Join a Microsoft Windows workgroup