I have a hard drive that is almost out of free space. I need to back up to Google Drive on Mojave.

First of all, I tried Google Drive file system but it needs cache and I can't copy all my files, because there is not enough cache space. Then I tried Mountain Duck, Expandrive, and Cloudmounter, but they have the same requirements as the Google Drive file system.( Google Drive will mount as a local disk and you need to copy files from your hard drive to Google Drive , after the copy finished it will start uploading . If the cache partition only have 70GB,you will not be able to copy a folder larger than 70GB)

Google`s Backup & Sync doesn't support the NTFS file system on macOS.

I need to find software that directly backs up to Google Drive without copy and caching, where I can pause & continue, and show upload progress.

  • Do you want to backup (aka create a remote copy of local data) or do you want to move data (therefore deleting it locally) to Google Drive?
    – nohillside
    Dec 10, 2018 at 19:35
  • @nohillside I think it’s no different.When back up finished ,i can choose to delete or keep the local data.
    – maP1E bluE
    Dec 10, 2018 at 19:43
  • It matters as syncing solutions will not help you if you delete local data later.
    – nohillside
    Dec 10, 2018 at 19:55
  • what is the actual status of your SSD as reported by Disk Utility
    – Ruskes
    Dec 10, 2018 at 20:05
  • @Buscar웃 total 256GB free 80GB,and i want to back up a 2T hard drive.
    – maP1E bluE
    Dec 10, 2018 at 20:08

1 Answer 1


Try Cyberduck. It supports "access your Google Drive without syncing to your computer".

  • I got it , Cyberduck Transmit 5 and ForkLift 3 It is exactly what I want.
    – maP1E bluE
    Dec 11, 2018 at 10:53

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