Import from a cloud service (Dropbox) by using TrainingLab Pro's autobatch import function
(Note: many newer devices are synchronizing the recorded data via Bluetooth or
WLAN to the linked web services automatically. Thus, this functionality is mostly based on a
proprietary protocol, TrainingLab Pro - like
many other similar programms - isn't able to utilize this functionality.
But if your training data will be saved to a public cloud service, that can be embedded in
the Windows file system, you could automatize this process in some way by using TrainingLab
Pro's auto import functionality.
-> I will explain the steps for the integration of the Dropbox webservice. Other services like OneDrive or GoogleDrive works similar.
Initially: Please download the latest TrainingLab Pro version from our server and
call the setup to install the TrainingLab Pro application on your PC: TrainingLab Pro Download
If you're using Dropbox you must install the Dropbox client on your lokal PC:
What is the Dropbox desktop application? If you're using GDrive (GoogleDrive) you must download and install the GoogleDrive client too, if you're using OneDrive in combination
with Windows 10, the OneDrive folders are embedded in Windows automatically.
Step 1: Install the cloud service client (if needed) (this client will mirror the content
of your Dropbox to your local PC, so that you can access to these folders by the Windows file
Mirrored Dropbox folders on your local PC
Step 2: Open the TrainingLab Pro preferences dialog and go to the path settings -> select the specific Dropbox folder
(Note: normally you will select a specific folder that contains activity files. Using Dropbox
many 'apps' are saving their data to a specific folder within the apps folder. It's best to select
one of these specific folders, for example the folder called tapiriik (if you're using tapiriik as the underlaying synchronize tool)
or something like this, samples:
Select the Dropbox base folder...
... and assign the specific 'sync' folder:
Step 3: Adjust the options that fit best to your personal usage (I prefer to be asked whether auto import should be started automatically or not and I want the
files to be imported filtered by date (14 days for example)
-> Note: TrainingLab Pro will skip activities that had been imported before so that
entries should be avoided -> but all files that are saved at the assigned auto import folder must
If there are many files at this folder, this will affect the performance. By setting a date
range you can avoid the performance lack a little bit (checking the file's date is faster than
parsing a whole activity file)
Step 4: Auto import (if you call the TrainingLab Pro application or when you're switching the user, auto import
process will be started and checking for new files within the assigned auto import folder)