Mount Amazon S3 as a local disk

CloudMounter offers a convenient way to manage data on a secure Amazon storage. Mount Amazon S3 as a hard disk to your Mac or Windows computer to have seamless access to your online data. It should be noted that you can connect the whole Amazon storage or the selected S3 bucket in compliance with your wish.
Mount Amazon S3 as a network drive
CloudMounter makes Amazon S3 accounts accessible from Finder thus making the work with online data easier. Connect to Amazon S3 via CloudMounter as a Mac disk, download and upload necessary information, configure access control to data, work with buckets, manage all the online data as if it is stored directly on your Mac.

Bucket selection

It is optional whether to mount all your buckets or to choose just the necessary one. CloudMounter lets you connect only that what you need and have flawless access from Finder or Explorer.

Support for all regions

The list of supported AWS regions in CloudMounter is huge, including EU (Frankfurt), Asia Pacific (Seoul), US East (Ohio), Asia Pacific (Mumbai), Canada (Central), EU (London), and China (Beijing).

S3-compatible cloud storage

CloudMounter offers access to S3-compatible cloud computing services like Wasabi, Minio, Cloudian HyperStore, etc. Enjoy enhanced cloud file management both on macOS and Windows.

Secure Cloud Storages and Web Servers

Ensure better protection of your cloud computing services and encrypt files on Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Amazon S3, FTP/SFTP/WebDAV servers, etc. CloudMounter makes all of your files reliably protected.
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Encrypt data
Learn more about Amazon S3 Encryption

Why use CloudMounter

Having seamless integration into macOS Finder and Windows Explorer, CloudMounter makes access to the files stored in the cloud in a matter of seconds. The list of the supported cloud computing services is rather impressive and it keeps growing. Besides that, the app safeguards your data in the best possible way.

Keychain support

CloudMounter secures your data from any authorized access. Your credentials are securely stored in the macOS keychain and are passed via encrypted channels. Connect to Amazon S3 and be sure that your files are totally protected.

Built into Finder and Explorer

CloudMounter gathers all your cloud accounts and web servers and places them into the native file manager where they work like any other local disks. Mount Amazon S3 and other cloud services to your Mac or PC and access all the data with ease directly from Finder or Explorer.

Constant updates

We never stop improving our product by implementing new features and adding support for new cloud services and protocols. We want our users to be fully satisfied with CloudMounter and to benefit from all its features.

How to mount Amazon S3 on your computer

Follow the guide below in order to access and manage files kept on Amazon S3.


To access your cloud data, download and install CloudMounter on your computer.


Run the app and select the Amazon S3 icon from the list in the new connection dialog.

The new connection dialog window

Specify the name of the connection.

S3 connection

Specify both your access key and secret access key in the corresponding fields.


Specify server endpoint.


Enter the name of the bucket, or indicate the root directory by using the slash character.


The region will be detected automatically.


Click Mount.

As you can see, the connection procedure is extremely simple, you need to enter your credentials, and the utility will mount the cloud in the form of an external drive. Besides that, disks are displayed in Finder, so you can work with files without additional download and synchronization.

Frequently Asked Questions

The process is very simple and consists of 3 steps.

  • Registration in the service, where you need to enter information about yourself and the details of your debit/credit card, from which funds will be debited for their services. After registration, you will be given Access Key ID and Secret Access Key.
  • Download and install CloudMounter or any other related program.
  • After entering your data into the program, you can upload your files to the Amazon S3 server.
S3 storage is an object storage service offered by cloud service providers. The key feature of this service is the ability to store files of any type, of any size, with a high level of reliability and availability. Create containers and add the necessary files there. Everything that goes into the container can be viewed, moved, or deleted. The containers can also be removed if required.
Thanks to S3 presigned URL method A user without AWS credentials or permission to access an S3 object can get temporary access to a private bucket. This URL is generated by a person with access and given to a user without access to the bucket.
Of course, Amazon S3 services are not free, as for all good things, you will have to pay. Amazon uses a regression scale - the more you host, the cheaper a gigabyte of storage costs.
  • Сlick on the name of the bucket and go to the Overview tab.
  • Locate a file (if necessary) and click to the right of it (not on the file, cause you will open it).
  • The slide-out panel will appear where you can the Object URL field.

List of supported services

CloudMounter is not only a great Amazon S3 client but also works perfectly with other popular cloud storages.





Google Drive




Backblaze B2


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What customers say
    I’ve regularly used ExpanDrive and the native Mac client from Google, until recently. CloudMounter is simply the best of both worlds.
    Steve Harman


This Amazon S3 browser for Mac is fully compatible with macOS 10.12 and later. Requires 51MB free space, latest version 3.8(680). Released 30 Mar, 2021.

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