(Note: from time to time I stumble upon a product I’d like to buy that doesn’t exist. It’s sort of like occupational therapy to post it here where anybody who reads it can make it happen. Tim.)

I really like the Amazon S3 storage service. I’m using the S3Fox Organizer by Suchi Software on my Windows and Mac computers, and it works well enough. The S3 storage is convenient, cheap and reassuring. Keeping files there seems a lot better than storing them on an old USB drive or burning a DVD.

What I’d like is something easier to use, more automatic, more drag-and-drop, with a graphic user interface, to help me organize the S3 storage into a hard-disk metaphor I could use from any computer.

I’d like to be able to script automatic backups of selected folders at regular intervals, timed for predawn morning hours. I’d like it to work as a standalone application, not dependent on Firefox.

Maybe such a thing exists. If so, tell me about it. And, if not, create it, and sell it to me.

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Tim Berry is the founder and chairman of Palo Alto Software and Bplans.com. Follow him on Twitter @Timberry.